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I’m obsessed with basketball (fan since ’94) – so my guess is a majority of these posts will be about that sport. If for some reason I end up writing about baseball or golf or soccer or anything else, humor me and still read anyway.



Selling Out @ the ESPY Awards After Party

Selling Out @ the ESPY Awards After Party

Samia July 12, 2012 3

This is a story about a girl who ends up “selling out” because she wanted to appear like she belonged at the ESPY Awards after party…(beyond just looking like a Basketball Wife.) And yes,

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VIDEO: 2012 NBA Playoffs Relationship Guide – Thunder, Spurs, Heat, Celtics

VIDEO: 2012 NBA Playoffs Relationship Guide – Thunder, Spurs, Heat, Celtics

Samia June 4, 2012 0

It’s the video version of my blog post “You Got Played: Which NBA Team is He?!” In this video, I highlight the 4 NBA teams remaining in the playoffs – the Oklahoma City Thunder,

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You Got Played: Which NBA Team is He?

You Got Played: Which NBA Team is He?

Samia May 30, 2012 3

The other day, I told someone they got played… specifically saying something to the extent of… “He played you like a Laker.” (Loose summary: she had high hopes, was let down in the end…

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My Nonversation With David Beckham

My Nonversation With David Beckham

Samia April 2, 2012 1

SCENE ONE: music school in Hollywood, specific location not to be disclosed for fear of stalkers Samia is late to her 6:30 songwriting class due to LA traffic. She parks at a meter at

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Now I’m Feelin’ so Fly Like a G-…John Salley?!

Now I’m Feelin’ so Fly Like a G-…John Salley?!

Samia December 29, 2011 1

What happens when two brown girls walk into a Far East Movement party? It’s like a blizzard. Okay, not really, but I wanted to incorporate the lyrics of the group’s most popular (albeit lyrically

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Basketball Jones, I Got a Basketball Jones…

Basketball Jones, I Got a Basketball Jones…

Samia December 23, 2011 1

Confession: I used to be a boy. OK, not anatomically, but at least in interests. I grew up playing video games, having Power Ranger action figures, and watching basketball on the reg (a fan

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How Metta World Peace’s Daughter, Diamond, Inspires Me

How Metta World Peace’s Daughter, Diamond, Inspires Me

Samia September 22, 2011 2

FIRST LISTEN HERE: Diamond Artest – “Fighter” [KHANversations.com Exclusive] I’d never been inspired by an eight-year-old until I got an email from Metta World Peace (yes, the basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest.) Sure,

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My Spur of the Moment Dinner w Bruce Bowen

My Spur of the Moment Dinner w Bruce Bowen

Samia September 1, 2011 1

What happens when you @mention a former NBA player on Twitter, who just so happens to have gone to your high school? You end up becoming Twitter friends and getting dinner the next time

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Ron Artest: From Ballin’ to Bawlin (from Laughter)

Ron Artest: From Ballin’ to Bawlin (from Laughter)

Samia August 1, 2011 0

Knock knock. Who’s there? Ron Artest. Ron Artest who? Ron Artest the comedian. Okay okay, I know that wasn’t the best joke you’ve ever heard… but um, that’s because it’s not a joke. It’s

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Most Amazing Run-In Eva?

Most Amazing Run-In Eva?

Samia June 4, 2010 2

A comic, a journalist,  a professional basketball player, and a “Housewife” all walk into a comedy club…. The journalist says to the comic, “I love the Spurs! I have to talk to Tony.” The

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