Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Fan’s Perspective – A Discussion on the Brooklyn Nets

Last week There was a major trade that we wrote about… but we wanted to get the reaction of a couple of Nets fans: James Chin and Robert LaRocca. An edited transcript of our conversation is here: Rhett: So guys, there was a big trade that happened last night involving your favorite team, the Brooklyn Nets. […]

Confederations Cup Final – What To Watch For

Daniel Fria – The Soccer Guy at Exquisite Sports Talk Only two teams remain in the FIFA Confederations Cup – Spain and Brazil – the two favorites of tournament. Brazil looks to captivate their fans while Spain fights to keep their team atop the rest of the world. Here’s what to watch for during the […]

EST #5 – Blockbuster NBA Trade, NBA Draft & Rants of the Week!

We discuss the blockbuster trade between Brooklyn and Boston as well as all of the crazy moves and picks of the 2013 NBA Draft last night. And of course we served you up some great rants of the week, bold predictions and talked about some of the suspect movies out this weekend! Check us out! […]

An Exquisite Analysis of the Nets and Celtics Trade

Draft night was certainly crazy last night, and while there were a lot of things that were surprising, perhaps none had more major of an impact on the landscape of the NBA than the trade between the Nets and Celtics yesterday. Here’s a reminder of the exact details of the trade: The Nets receive: Kevin […]

Pierce, KG Heading to Brooklyn

According to ESPN the Mag’s Chris Broussard, the Boston Celtics have officially made the move into rebuilding mode after they’ve departed with both Pierce and KG – fully eliminating the Big 3 and their coach, Doc Rivers, was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers only a few days ago. Garnett chose to waive his no-trade […]

NBA Draft 2013 – 1st Round Recap

The 2013 NBA Draft is best described by Bill Simmons’s reaction to the Cavaliers #1 pick. It’s a draft with many surprises this far in terms of certain players jumping higher in the draft than expected – Anthony Bennett – alongside many players slipping farther than expecting – Nerlens Noel. There were a few moves […]

Not This Again…

According to sources close to the Dwight Howard situation in Los Angeles, Dwight Howard is unlikely to remain in L.A. for the 2013-2014 NBA season and will be meeting with multiple teams once teams are allowed to contact free agent on July 1st. ESPN reported earlier today that Dwight is willing to waive the $30 […]

Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery are Back

And they are going to be calling Big East Games this basketball season! Via Jason McIntyre: “Bill Raftery, the legendary college basketball announcer who has been calling games on ESPN – primarily, Big Monday – for years, is leaving for Fox Sports 1.” “Raftery will still call NCAA tournament games for CBS – something he’s […]

NBA Draft 2013 #1 Pick – Anthony Bennett

With the first pick of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers have selected Anthony Bennett out of UNLV. Bennett is a combo forward capable of playing both the Small Forward and Power Forward position effectively. Bennett was the Mountain West Player of the Year and he is 6’8″ 260 LBS. He had one of […]

Hipster Netflix Gems: Iron Sky

Every once in a while we’ll come to you with a movie that you’ve probably never heard of, but you should watch it anyways because we say so. The year is 2018, and our president has just sent black male model James Washington to the moon because it will look good while she gears up […]