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Drunken Thoughts of an NBA Addict: Magic Need to Make a Move

November 28th, 2010
Yesterday, I thought I broke my basketball addiction. I got out of work early to watch the Iron Bowl where Cam Newton won the Heisman (unless some goody-goodies refuse to award him the statue on account of the recent scandals). Considering how amazing the Auburn comeback was, ...

What Recession? NBA Teams Throwing Around Money Like Usual

July 2nd, 2010
How does one become an NBA General Manager? Seriously. I think I should apply. I'm convinced I could run a team better than half the executives in the league. This isn't to say I'm some kind of basketball genius. I think most fans of the NBA who have a minimal understanding of ...

LeBron James Free Agency: There Are Only Two Viable Destinations for the King

June 20th, 2010
Looking ahead is an American pastime. Department stores put out Christmas decorations in September. The 2008 Presidential election was the hot political story - in 2006. Jason Heyward and Stephen Strasburg were household names in the baseball world long before either made their Major League debut. There is a certain ...

Celtics vs. Lakers 2010: LA Claims 16th Title Plus the Levels of an Elite Player

June 18th, 2010
It took seven games, but we finally have a 2010 NBA champion. The Los Angeles Lakers bested their biggest rival, the Boston Celtics, to claim their 16th ring. The 83-79 final score is a good indication of how the game was played. At one point during the game, one of ...

2010 NBA Finals: In Defense of Kobe Bryant

June 15th, 2010
If the Los Angeles Lakers do not win the NBA Finals, Kobe Bryant haters will have a field day. Bryant is one of the most divisive athletes in sports. Some people swear he is better than Michael Jordan. However, detractors dismiss him as a ball hog. Regardless of whether you cheer for Kobe or root ...