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2015 Celebrity All Star Game had a Philly Flavor!

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It was a very cold night in the Northeast corridor.  It would have been an honor to attend the Celebrity All Star game at Madison Square Garden but I had the next best seat in the house in front of my television at home.  I was chilling with Alonna and Malayja watching the game.  I was intrigued by the participation of Kevin Hart, Mo'Ne Davis and the other A-list celebrities.  I am a Skylar Diggins fan also.  Life, along with a delivery of Southside Pizza and Wings, was pretty good last night.

I came out of Howard University in 1985. I know that makes me ancient but the luster of the actual All Star game has actually worn off a little bit for me.  My Stars included Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Clyde Drexler, Dr. J., Larry Bird, Isaiah Thomas and Joe Dumars.  I am not hating on the current All Stars but it has become a younger man's game for me.  Bernard King, Dominique Wilkins, Ralph Sampson and Chris Mullin were also a few of my faves from back in the day.  I appreciate sa…

Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown: Please Get Help!!

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It is hard being the child of a legend.  Almost everything you do pales in comparison to what your famous parent accomplished.  Michael Jordan, the greatest NBA player of my generation, had sons who played basketball.  They could not make it past the college level.  Doc Rivers was an awesome guard in his time as a player.  He had to pull strings to hire his son for the L.A. Clippers.  If he didn't do this, Austin would be out of the league.  Whitney represented Cissy Houston's skills at a phenomenal level.  There are problems with the transference of skills to young Bobbi.

She was in the news recently because she was critical of Angela Bassett for not casting her in the Whitney Houston biopic that aired on Lifetime recently.  It did not play to great review.  I did not want to watch it because I experienced the highs and lows of Whitney's life.  If she would have lived, we would be the same age.  One of my friends, Ricardo Manigault, used to work on Whitney's tour.  T…