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LeBron’s Return To Cleveland: Why the Player and His New Team Are Out of Excuses

December 1st, 2010
Maybe Dan Gilbert wasn’t so crazy after all.You know what I’m talking about, right? Remember the “letter” that Gilbert (the Cleveland Cavaliers owner), wrote to his season-ticket holders and fans last summer after LeBron James skipped town? Remember the promise he made, that his Cavs would ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: Answering LeBron James’ Toughest Questions

July 1st, 2010
For the last couple days, I’ve been debating how I would write this article. Thursday, July 1, 2010. The start of NBA free agency. I’ve had this date marked on my calendar for two years. So has every NBA fan nationwide. Today isn't just a big story, but ...

NBA Free Agency: Breaking It Down With HoopsAddict.com’s Ryan McNeill

June 29th, 2010
On Monday, I sat down with Ryan McNeill, editor and reporter for HoopsAddict.com in an action packed NBA chat. Unfortunately, because it was a recorded audio podcast, you have to click here or visit www.aarontorres-sports.com to listen. My apologies. If there was a way I could publish it here, ...

2010 NBA Draft: 30 Draft Grades For 30 Teams

June 27th, 2010
Like everything else this NBA season, Thursday night’s draft wasn’t so much a celebration of welcoming in a new group of players to the NATIONAL…BASKETBALL…ASSOCIATION (Get it? Like when Ron Jaworski calls the NFL the NATIONAL…FOOTBALL…LEAGUE?? Get it? Copyright Aaron Torres 2010). Instead, it was more about teams positioning themselves ...

Boston Celtics-Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5: LeBron James, Cavs Debacle

May 12th, 2010
I hate doing this. I hate jumping to conclusions and passing judgement, and pointing fingers after tough losses. I hate blaming superstars and calling for coach's heads, and for the lack of a better term, acting like a selfish and spoiled fan. What I do like is being logical, ...

10 Ways to Spice Up the 2010 Winter Olympics

February 12th, 2010
(Aaron Torres is an author whose work has been featured on SportsIllustrated.com and syndicated by AOL.com and USA Today. To read all his work, including this article in its ENTIRETY, please visit him at www.aarontorres-sports.com)Ahh, the Olympics. The pageantry, the excitement, the patriotism. Not to mention the goofy ...

Why LeBron Will Never Be A New Jersey Net

December 30th, 2009
(Aaron Torres is a journalist whose work has been published by Sports Illustrated Online and syndicated by USA Today and AOL.com. To read all his work, including this article in its entirety , please visit him at www.aarontorres-sports.com ) It’s the story that’s not really a story, but still kind ...

Nash, Kwame, and the Boston Celts: NBA Potpourri

November 13th, 2009
(Aaron Torres is a journalist whose work has been featured by Sports Illustrated online, and syndicated by AOL.com, USA Today, and Slam.com. To read all his work, including this article in its entirety , please visit him at www.aarontorres-sports.com ) You know, they say the best things ...