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A Tale Of Two Suns (or Mavericks?)

March 3rd, 2010
Last month, Sachin Arora posted an interesting article . While I agreed with him (on the notion) that at their respective positions, LeBron James and Dwight Howard were indeed two of the league's best players, I found myself absent-mindedly disputing some of his other selections. For example, while it is true that the ...

Chicago’s Budding Rose?

December 26th, 2009
Like a bad cavity, Derrick Rose has always been fairly good at penetrating the teeth of the defense. This has elicited numerous comparisons to players like LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.  But perhaps, the most commonplace parallels, are those comparing Rose to other NBA point guards. In particular, Chris Paul. Some ...

All-Star Pedigree: Reviewing the Eastern Conference

December 25th, 2009
The NBA All-Star game has always been a showcasing of talented athletes, gathering once every mid-season, to display their skills. Nonetheless, every year, a slew of the league's top performers fail to participate in these gaudy festivities. This is naturally due to fan perception of who has played like an "All-Star?" There ...

The Pathos Of Chris Paul

December 24th, 2009
The summer of 2005 has since haunted the city of Atlanta, and it will continue to do so, long after the candidates selected in that year's draft have retired from professional basketball. Most observers believed the Hawks would use their lottery pick on Chris Paul, considered by many the best ...