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Power Ranking The NBA’s 10 Best Players

December 12th, 2010
The NBA is a league that markets its top players very well. Because of that, it is difficult for a young player to move into the consciousness of the general fan and be considered a top NBA player. Thus is the dilemma that faces the Bulls' Derrick Rose. He is ...

How The LeBron James Signing May Enhance the Legacy of Kobe Bryant

July 10th, 2010
If we can all agree that Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player in NBA history, then he is the measuring stick by which all great players, such as Kobe Bryant, are measured against. Speaking of Kobe Bryant (how is that for a segue?), just how should we measure his ...

Chris Bosh To Join Dwyane Wade in Miami as Chicago Bulls Get Jilted

July 7th, 2010
It appears that the Chicago Bulls will be left standing empty-handed at the NBA free agency altar, as a source tells ESPN.com that Bosh will be joining Wade in Miami. While it is no surprise that LeBron is staying in Cleveland, the Bulls did appear to have a legitimate chance to ...

Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Are Greater Than LeBron James for the Chicago Bulls

July 5th, 2010
If I'm the Bulls, and it becomes a choice of having Dwyane Wade and a star complementary player like Chris Bosh or simply signing LeBron James only, this would be an easy decision. Give me Wade and Bosh over LeBron any day of the week. Sure, James has more star power. And ...

LeBron James Signs With … Everyone! (Satire)

July 4th, 2010
In a startling conclusion to the most sought-after free agent chase in NBA history, LeBron James has reached agreement to sign with all 30 teams, in one of the most unusual contract arrangements the league has ever seen. Said NBA Commissioner David Stern: "This is a historic day for the ...

Dwyane Wade Playing Bulls, Other Teams To Get What He Wants From Miami

July 3rd, 2010
Dwyane Wade is not coming to the Chicago Bulls or any other team; he is staying in Miami. But you can't blame a guy for checking out his options and letting the Heat think he is interested in the Bulls (or another team) so the team signs players he wants in ...

Tom Izzo Is Staying…Does This Mean That LeBron James is Going?

June 15th, 2010
Tom Izzo announced this evening that he will decline the opportunity to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers and will, instead, continue on as coach of the Michigan State Spartans. All well and good; in fact, I believe this is the right decision, but does this indicate that, perhaps, Izzo has a feeling ...

2010 NBA Finals: Celtics’ Paul Pierce May Be Right After All

June 9th, 2010
When the Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce shouted his now infamous quote following Game Two, many laughed as the Celtics dropped Game 3 to the Los Angeles Lakers. But hey, why laugh? In fact, Pierce may turn out to be a prognosticator of sorts. This series may not be coming back to ...

2010 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks Caving Under Weight of High Expectations

June 4th, 2010
Sometimes it's good to be king. But as we're starting to see in this Stanley Cup Final series, sometimes it's too much hype to live up to. When I wrote about the five reasons the Flyers could win this series, the one that stood out for me was the fact that ...

Five Reasons Why the Philadelphia Flyers Can Beat the Chicago Blackhawks

May 28th, 2010
At the risk of revoking my fandom and incurring the wrath of the www.CommittedIndians.com, I offer one man's opinion on why this Stanley Cup Finals is not as cut and dried as Hawks fans think. We all know that the Hawks are heavy favorites in this series and that few people ...