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Shawn Kemp

  1. Video: Shawn Kemp performs Shakespeare. Yes, we’re serious.

    May 8, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT

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    When you woke up this morning, undoubtedly your first thought was “I wonder what it would be like to hear Shawn Kemp perform Shakespeare’s St. Crispin’s Day speech?” Sorry, we can’t bring that to you. But how about Shawn Kemp and Seattle Times columnist Steve Kelly doing some “Taming of the Shrew.” As interpreted like…

  2. Blake Griffin reminds George Karl of Shawn Kemp

    Feb 3, 2012, 12:38 PM EDT

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    Reign Man II? It’s hard to come up with a good historic comparison for Blake Griffin, because that combination of size and athleticism just do not come along very often. If ever. But Nuggets coach George Karl had one that I liked — Shawn Kemp. Here’s his quote via the Los Angeles Times. “I’ve talked…

  3. Spencer Hawes worked out with Shawn Kemp this summer

    Jan 10, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT

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    Stop laughing. This is not a joke. There was a time when everybody was a Shawn Kemp fan. Back in the days of his high-top fade he was as ferocious a dunker as the league has ever seen and force in the paint, a guy with the skills to grab the rebound and go coast-to-coast.…

  4. Al Harrington is eating some big burgers… well, almost

    Oct 25, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

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    First the disclaimer — Al Harrington is not going Shawn Kemp. (Kemp is remembered by NBA fans for a few things, one of which was ballooning up during the last lockout.) I saw Harrington in action in person last month at the Impact series in Las Vegas and he is in good shape. When the…

  5. Quote of the day: Kemp no fan of Madison Square Garden

    Aug 12, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT

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    “If you’ve been to some of these other arenas like Madison Square Garden, the rats are bigger than the average point guard.” —Shawn Kemp, in a chat with fans on the site of the Seattle Times (hat tip to @mhaubs from The Painted Area — a blog you should be all over this summer as…

  6. PBT’s RetroBall: Suns-Sonics ’93 and the night Barkley wouldn’t lose

    Jul 10, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT

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    Since billionaire owners and millionaire players are bitterly divided over how much money they’ll be splitting over the coming years and have locked us out of actual basketball to talk about, PBT will be regaling you this summer on the weekends withRetroBall. Using the advanced powers of the internet and NBATV, we’ll bring you interesting stories…

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