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LeBron James Announces Retirement To Become Master Gardener (SATIRE)

June 5th, 2010
SATIRE- Two-time NBA MVP an global basketball icon LeBron James shocked the nation Saturday afternoon in a press conference in Cleveland. With many questioning why he was holding a press conference with no major announcements to be made, James quickly ended any ideas by announcing his retirement. "I'm retiring," James abruptly ...

A Position-By-Position Breakdown of the NBA Finals

May 31st, 2010
The 2008 NBA Playoffs came down to the very same finale. The veteran-laden Boston Celtics taking on the Kobe Bryant-led Los Angeles Lakers to determine the NBA Champion. The Celtics took down the Lakers in six games, winning it all on their home floor. The cast is almost identical. Boston will start ...

That’s a Wrap: Can We Already Guarantee a Lakers-Celtics Finals?

May 22nd, 2010
Stan Van Gundy has taken more than one hit from the Celtics in his team's Eastern Conference Finals series. Along with losing the first three games of the series, Van Gundy was knocked to the ground by Kevin Garnett in the third quarter of Game 3 after Garnett was shoved by ...

Bold Predictions: Why The Suns and Magic Will Waltz To The NBA Finals

May 11th, 2010
The Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic both tore right through their Conference semifinal opponents as if they were paper banners held up by cheerleaders. Both teams won their respective series in more than a convincing matter, winning all four games en route to a sweep. Among the two teams, the closest ...

Sunny With a Chance of Slam Dunks: Looking Ahead in the NBA Playoffs

May 2nd, 2010
As the buzzer sounded at Philips Arena in Atlanta and ABC announcer Mike Tirico announced assurantily that the Atlanta Hawks had taken the series with a Game Seven win over the surging Bucks, the first round of the NBA Playoffs officially came to an end. It seemed like nothing came easy ...

Energy Players Key To NBA Postseason Runs

May 1st, 2010
Boom! A sudden bolt of lightning struck the Quicken Loans Arena last Tuesday, as the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Chicago Bulls in the Quarterfinals of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The crowd however, was not shocked by this sudden, abrupt occurrence, because the immediate energy came in the form of the ...

The Emergence of Kevin Durant as an NBA Superstar

March 6th, 2010
Kevin Durant will score on you, and nothing you can do will be able to stop it. He might dribble right past you for a lay-up, drive in for a dunk, pull up for a tray, catch and shoot for a three, or hit a sweet step-back jumper in your ...