The 2009-10 NBA season begins tonight with a four-game slate. Luckily, readers and bloggers have e-mailed me some links that preview the season, because I don't think I would've known otherwise. This may shock you, but right now, the Knicks aren't exactly getting much any buzz in New York. Anyway, Fansided.com uses our favorite Halloween candies to preview the upcoming season. Sportscape offers 60 suggestions for your fantasy basketball team name. And Bleacher Report has the 10 NBA WAGs to watch, which gives us a reason to check in with Adriana Lima.
Adriana Lima :: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images
Speaking Of Halloween...
If you're still looking for a costume, Simon on Sports has some sports suggestions. Or you could go as a functioning iPod. Meanwhile, Derek Anderson, of Washington, submits his pick for the worst costume ever, though it will be impossible to top this.
Checking In On The Fall Classic
Here's a guide on how to cope with your favorite Fox show being on hiatus during the World Series. ... The Yankees-Phillies entertainment battle is under way. How does Philly counterJay Z and Alicia Keysperforming before Game 1? ... This Phillies fan goes to great lengths to support his team. ... And then, of course, there is the New York Post.
Crushing Blow For Cooley
Chris Cooley :: AP
Monday was an eventful night for Hot Clicks favoriteChris Cooley. First, he debuted his new blonde locks. Then, in the second quarter, Cooley broke his right ankle. The tight end had never missed a game in his six-year career, but now he's expected to miss the rest of the season.
Keep Layin' The Points
With Leather has a great report on the pounding sportsbooks have taken on NFL action this season thanks to the bad teams being really, really bad.
Meant to link to this yesterday: Lee Corso used an expression Saturday on GameDay that led to Kirk Herbstreitgetting a case of the giggles. ... Ron Artest's hair is ready for the NBA season. ... Jay Cutlertried to get over his horrible performance against the Bengals on Sunday by going to a Kelly Clarkson concert.
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Sports Video Of The Day
Either Mike Tirico is a pro for never flinching or he had no clue a mosquito flew onto his head. (Thanks to Zack, of Canton, Ohio, for the link.)
Strong Kid Video Of The Day
This is a training video for 5-year-old Giuliano Stroe, who just set the Guinness World Record for hand-walking. (Thanks to BC, of Chicago, for the link.)
Music Video Of The Day
A Michael Jackson remix, with one guy singing many parts. (Thanks to Brad, of Madison, Wis., for the link.)
Dancing Video Of The Day
Combining the themes of the previous two videos, check out this awesome kid dancing to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough. (Thanks to Wendy, of Los Angeles, for the link.)
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