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LeBron James’ Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavs: An NBA Battle of Good and Evil?

December 2nd, 2010
"Cleveland, its not you, its me." On the eve of his first showdown with his former team the Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James has gotten used to his new villain role with the Heat.  Let's not go as far as to say that he's comfortable with it, but just accepting.  No more disapproving Twitter ...

NHL Beware: The Chicago Blackhawks Will Unleash Fury Soon

October 26th, 2010
     The talk around town has centered on a devastating Great Lakes "cyclone" that should be the worst windstorm in recent decades.  Even as we speak, it is slowly collecting itself and gaining power.  Outside the winds are howling against the facade of my glass porch window.  We are ...

The Boston Celtics Big Three Was Never an NBA Superteam

October 18th, 2010
     This summer a trio of superstars came together in a free agent coup that has changed the face of the modern NBA.  The teaming of 3 certified superstars of the game is certainly a gigantic news story.       Some fans have embraced what ESPN has dubbed "Miami Thrice," ...

From the Raleigh IceCaps to the Chicago Blackhawks: A Journey into NHL Fandom

October 15th, 2010
Just two years ago, I would have thought you were nuts if you suggested that I would be writing a hockey blog.  It just wouldn't have made any sense.  After all, I was raised from childhood in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.  This was before the Carolina Hurricanes were even ...

Kobe Bryant: Has the Lakers Star Become the NBA’s Knight in Shining Armor?

October 14th, 2010
     It may have taken his whole career to get to this point.  But, the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar Kobe Bryant is now in a position to become the new hero of the NBA.  With the formidable three-headed dragon growling in Miami, he could be the only one in the ...

NBA Notes: For the Chicago Bulls, Luol Deng Is a Link to the Past

October 7th, 2010
Sometimes in sports we lose sight of the fact that the measure of success is not only winning championships.  There are around 30 teams in every league and one championship for each year.  The vast majority of teams and players will never achieve that ultimate goal.   In the NBA, in ...