(“The TEN” is not a to ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) San Diego Chargers quarterback, Philip Rivers 27 of 33 for 434 yards and 3 touchdowns in 28-6 win in Dallas over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day.
2.) The Philadelphia Phillies hire Pedro Guerrero as an assistant hitting coach…Guerrero played in the Los Angeles Dodgers system…but is not THAT Pedro Guerrero…This Guerrero is only 28 years old.
3.) The South El Monte Eagles will make their third semifinals appearance in school history tonight against Santa Maria at The Swamp. Santa Maria is 8-4 this season and has 13 wins combined the last two seasons. The 12 previous seasons (2004-2015) Santa Maria won a combined 19 games.
4.) “…Too many coaches now a days live through their players. It sends the wrong message. Winning is great but it shouldn’t be what defines a coach.”—MVS commenter “Sgv Insider”
5.) “…Steve Hagerty- Guy has been very consistent but Amat fans are crazy.
Jerry Chou- Won the RHL, but again, the fans are crazy at Monrovia.
Adrian Medrano- Coach is great 1 day. Terrible the next. ER people are crazy…”—MVS commenter “FBFan”
6.) On this day in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game for the Philadelphia Warriors.
“I believe good things come to those who work.”—Chamberlain
7.) “Well, I mean, I’m not Luke Walton. As a coach, if I was sitting in that position, the first thing I would tell you guys, the L.A. Times and Mr. Ball as well, is, ‘I’ve got so much more experience doing this than you’ll ever have. Especially in the NBA.’ So basically I would tell him, ‘Shut up. Stay put on the sidelines. We got this.’”—Byron Scott
8.) The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-11, 5.5 back of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA’s Pacific Division. The Los Angeles Clippers, losers of 9 of 10, are 6-11 and 6.5 back.
9.) Who the heck is Giannis Antetokounmpo?
10.) “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.”—Erma Bombeck