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Why the Los Angeles Lakers Are Worse This Year Than Last Year

October 6th, 2010
The Los Angeles Lakers are considered underdogs to repeat as NBA Champions and the more I consider that shocking fact, the more I have come to agree with it.  The truth is the Lakers are not even as good as they were last season when they barely beat the fourth ...

Carmelo Anthony Learns the NBA Thinks He Is Overrated and It Hurts

September 27th, 2010
Carmelo Anthony, NBA star and three-time All-Star (2007, 2008, and 2010), is learning the hard way that the rest of the NBA thinks he's overrated. His situation is simple: He doesn't want to play in Denver anymore and his contract expires in one year. The Denver Nuggets don't want to simply ...

Celtics’ Rasheed Wallace: The Choke Artist and What Could Have Been

September 25th, 2010
Rasheed Wallace is a phenomenal athlete, NBA star, and competitor, and his career achievements include an NBA Championship in 2004, four NBA All-Star selections, and many playoff series victories. Unfortunately, his career is also marked by a long string of questions about what could have been had he prepared just a ...

What Doc Rivers Should Write in His First Book

August 3rd, 2010
Doc Rivers, NBA veteran and NBA Champion coach (2007-2008 season) should write a first book and should write it now.  The coach most similar to Doc that is coaching in the NBA right now has written five books, so why shouldn't Doc Rivers write his first?   Doc Rivers as a ...

Shaquille O’Neal’s Poor Leadership Finally Catches Up to Him

July 23rd, 2010
Shaquille O'Neal has been one of the great players in NBA history but his remarkable run of championships (4), All-Star appearances (15), and relevancy (drafted 1992) has come to a startling and regrettable conclusion.   And it's his fault. The sad part is that despite his greatness on the court and incredible ...

Leadership 101: Understanding Kevin Durant’s Great Leadership Style

July 21st, 2010
Kevin Durant's leadership style is an important aspect of the Oklahoma City Thunder's development and is the No. 1 reason they improved by a staggering 27 wins over their 2008-2009 season.   To start this article, I want to separate his basketball talents and physical skills from his leadership style.  His ...

Why LeBron James Will Watch Dwyane Wade Win the 2010-11 MVP

July 16th, 2010
Dwyane Wade is setting the stage for himself to win the 2010-11 regular season MVP award with his vocal defense of new teammate LeBron James from accusations that James "quit" during the playoffs the last two years.The psychology of the team is already set and he is their leader. While ...

Trying To Explain The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Win Over The L.A. Lakers

March 28th, 2010
Recently the Oklahoma Thunder upset the Los Angeles Lakers 91-75, but lead 80-47 after three quarters.  It was a tremendous win for a young core of players who are set to make their first playoff appearance this year.  They out-worked, out-shot and out-played the reigning NBA Champions. However, only the most ...