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Playoff Failures Make Dallas Mavericks a Popular Draw for West Foes

April 9th, 2011
Only a few NBA teams have been as successful as the Dallas Mavericks during the past decade. Yet the franchise has as much hardware to show for it as the Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Washington Wizards, the league’s annual bottom feeders. That’s because the Mavs, despite averaging 56 ...

LeBron James, Not Karma, Responsible For Cleveland Cavaliers Collapse

January 12th, 2011
In the simplest of terms, karma is defined as inevitable emanations- good or bad- felt to be generated by someone or something. During the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' historically inept showing in a 112-57 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise's former poster boy, LeBron James, tweeted that ...

Yao Ming Deserved Better Treatment From Basketball Gods

December 17th, 2010
Why, God? Why Yao Ming? Why the Houston Rockets? Eh, forget about the Rockets. Just answer me this: why Yao? Professional sports’ most dedicated, hardest working, most unassuming, kindest, arguably funniest, unarguably tallest and officially unluckiest athlete has been struck down yet again. Thursday’s routine MRI on his feeble left foot revealed ...

Time for Chris Paul, Other Stars To Man Up

July 22nd, 2010
It appears Pat Riley's assembly of the South Beach trifecta has caused at least one other NBA star to take a disturbing stance.   Two weeks to the day after LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade officially became one with the Miami Heat, Chris Paul has decided the New Orleans ...