Basketball Weekend in the Desert

11 12 2010

One thing my new home city has going for it is all of the sports teams and events, and things heat up this time of year.

You’ve got the Suns and Coyotes (NHL) in mid-season. You’ve got Arizona State basketball. And Cardinals football. And this month and next month, three college football bowl games. I’m hoping to go to any if not all of those.

Friday night I wrote from the Suns-Blazers NBA game, which the Blazers won 101-94. After the game, Portland’s Brandon Roy had some interesting stuff to say.

Earlier this afternoon I saw a game at Wells Fargo Arena for the first time ever, Arizona State vs. Gardner-Webb. The Sun Devils won fairly easily as you can imagine. Here’s what I wrote:

For me it’s been mostly baseball, football and soccer since I got here. It was nice to change it up a little.




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