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2010 NBA Conference Semifinals Preview: The Keys To Each Team’s Success

May 3rd, 2010
With the Atlanta Hawks’ victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, the semifinals of the NBA playoffs are officially set. Here’s the lowdown on what I think each team needs to do in their series to advance onwards. Eastern Conference Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game ...

Diagnosing The Dallas Mavericks

April 26th, 2010
In case you were living under a rock, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-89 on Sunday. San Antonio leads the series 3-1 and can advance to the second round with a win over Dallas on Tuesday night. Coming into the playoffs, the Mavericks were a hot pick to ...

NBA Recap 2K10: Award Winners

April 20th, 2010
With the NBA playoffs underway, it’s time to recap the 2009-2010 season and dish out some awards to well-deserving players. Here are my picks along with reasoning for each category. Feel free to comment and chime in on what you agree and disagree with. Portions of this article also appeared on vype.com ...

Top 10 NBA Players of All-Time

March 8th, 2010
If I were to start a sports version of Oprah’s book club, Bill Simmons’s The Book of Basketball would top the list. Covering the history of the NBA from the days of slow white dudes through 2009, Simmons provides his usual humor throughout all 700-plus pages. The large majority of ...

NBA Trade Deadline: Wizards See the End of the Big Three in D.C.

February 22nd, 2010
If I were a smart basketball fan, I’d have jumped on the Lakers or Cavaliers bandwagon years ago and saved myself the pain that comes with growing up alongside an unlucky franchise. But, I’m not and I didn’t, and now I’m stuck with the Washington Wizards. The recent break-up of the ...

You Stay Classy, Los Angeles

January 4th, 2010
On Christmas, a day in which wars have been put on hold and even Kobe and Shaq bear hugged on national TV, LA Lakers fans decided to throw their foam fingers and water bottles onto the court during a blowout loss to Cleveland. Maybe it was Los Angeles’s unique way ...