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Is LeBron James’ Damaged Reputation Irreparable?

September 23rd, 2010
One of the most telling moments in the union between LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh came during their first public appearance together. After all of the raucous excitement and jubilation had quieted a bit, Dwyane Wade had expressed feelings of relief and excitement before one of the announcers ...

Missing the Mark: Cuban and His Mavericks Are Nothing but Talking Facades

September 21st, 2010
Once a threat looms in the air for long enough without any real consequence doesn’t it cease to become a threat? It does in my book. This is the story of the Dallas Mavericks.They’ve been hanging in there, stringing along 50-win seasons for the entirety of the last decade, appearing ...

FIBA World Championships 2010: Kevin Durant Carries Team USA To Gold

September 12th, 2010
Coming into the tournament, Kevin Durant had never been the man. Sure, he’s been the undisputed leader of the Oklahoma City Thunder since they drafted him (while they were still the Seattle Supersonics), but prior to 2009, the Thunder were no more relevant to the NBA than any other Clipper or ...

Forgotten Greatness: A Tribute to Dennis Rodman

September 10th, 2010
One of the many complaints about the NBA is that its players aren’t as unique or attention-grabbing as they once were, and, as a result, the league isn't as entertaining as it once was. That complaint has some legitimacy. There aren’t anymore players averaging triple-doubles, guys shattering backboards with thunderous dunks, people ...

5 Revelations the NBA Offered from the Start of 2010 Until Now

August 29th, 2010
I don't know about you, but with all the things that have transpired in the last 10 months, I've had a few revelations about the NBA.Based on that knowledge, I can make a pretty accurate prediction about where the NBA is heading and the mindsets and habits of its players ...

The 10 Juiciest Potential Storylines The 2011 NBA Season Might Offer

August 21st, 2010
The 2010 off-season has already proven to be among the most memorable in the NBA's history.We've seen disgruntled stars create heavyweight teams, we've seen the Lakers and Celtics add even more depth and talent to their roster and we've seen a host of new feuds and a few new potential ...

NBA Offseason: Kevin Durant Is More of a Suck-Up Than a Savior

August 8th, 2010
I have little doubt that someone in Kevin Durant’s camp told him to take advantage of the media circus surrounding LeBron James. In signing with the Miami Heat, James went from being one of the NBA’s most beloved players to its biggest villain as he left behind so many of the ...

The Big Mockery: Shaq Loses Final Shred of Credibility Joining Celtics

August 4th, 2010
For the Boston Celtics, the acquisition of Shaq makes all the sense in the world. Kendrick Perkins will be sidelined for about half the upcoming season and will probably need even longer to regain his form as the stellar inside presence that he was prior to his knee injury in Game ...

Could LeBron James Usurp Kobe Bryant As the Greatest of Our Generation?

July 27th, 2010
  We know the story. LeBron James left the Cavaliers where he was the undisputed leader and joined the Miami Heat, which James himself called Dwyane Wade’s team. Kobe Bryant never left the Lakers and he would have never willingly gone to a team that already had an alpha male. But how quickly ...

12 Things To Expect From the 2010-11 NBA Season

July 20th, 2010
After what was probably the most eventful offseason of the past two decades, the circus following the free agency pool and potentially blockbuster trades is finally coming to an end. 2012, the end of the Mayan calender, may mean the end of the NBA too, at least for a season ...