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Oklahoma City Thunder: Can They Lift Up Not Only a City But The Entire League?

October 13th, 2010
No team has really captured and swollen the hearts of a community and state more than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sure, Cleveland had LeBron James (key word being HAD), but neither the state or community loved the Cavaliers. They merely loved James.  Led by the league's youngest scoring champion ever, Kevin Durant, ...

Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic: The Forgotten Power

October 11th, 2010
Summer headlines featured "Lebron's Decision!", "Kobe has surgery", and "Kevin Durant brings Gold to USA" and so many more. This summer was the year of the free agent and the realigning of the conferences.  Now the East is filled with supposed power. The "Super Heat", the aging Celtics, and the reloaded ...

Kobe Bryant Is Not the Key To an LA Lakers Three-Peat

August 10th, 2010
  Kobe Bryant's resume reads as follows: Five world championships, two finals Most Valuable Player awards, one regular season MVP award, a twelve time NBA All-Star, two time scoring champion, and a fourteen time All-NBA team player. Bryant turns 32 this season and for the first time in two years is no ...

Does Kevin Durant Have What It Takes To Be an NBA Icon?

August 9th, 2010
While the summer buzzed about LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh going to Miami and the reigning two-time NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers reloading their roster, Kevin Durant signed a five-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, legitimizing him as the face of the franchise.  Durant has done everything he ...

Rebuilding Gone Haywire: What Happened To the Detroit Pistons?

August 8th, 2010
Throughout the past decade in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Pistons have been the most successful team after making two NBA Finals appearances and six straight Eastern Conference Finals.  The Pistons were led by Chauncey Billups, Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince, Ben Wallace and trade deadline addition Rasheed Wallace.  Soon after Big Ben ...

Can the San Antonio Spurs Knock Off Kobe Bryant and the Lakers?

August 7th, 2010
Though the perennial favorites are the two-time world champion Los Angeles Lakers, the Western Conference is not all but won.  During the past decade, the West has been run by two teams, the historic champion Lakers and the resilient San Antonio Spurs. Both happen to be led by two NBA greats, ...

The Wait For 2011: Will Help Ever Come For Danny Granger?

August 6th, 2010
For the 27 year old Danny Granger, its yet another year wasted in his prime. The lone All Star of the Indiana Pacers has been waiting for GM Larry Bird provide him with some kind of aid ever since he became the face of the franchise.  Granger is only two years ...

The Fall of Tracy McGrady: Death of a Superstar

July 28th, 2010
How many players in the league can you name that have scored thirteen points in thirteen seconds to perform an absolutely stunning comeback over the San Antonio Spurs? Only one, since Kobe Bryant has help and LeBron either torches his opponents or falls just short. What ever happened to the artist ...

Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder Quietly Roaring Through Offseason

July 27th, 2010
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers win a consecutive title, John Wall goes first in the NBA Draft, and LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh form the Miami "Super" Heat.  Those have been the major headlines of the offseason, and while these have covered every aspect of the journalistic ...

Kobe Bryant Surpasses LeBron James in Six Weeks

May 30th, 2010
LeBron James was without a doubt the regular season's Most Valuable Player as he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the league's best overall record. But everyone should realize, it has "regular season" in front of it for a reason.  James is without a doubt a fantastic athlete, who thrives in the ...