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The NBA Gray Area: Rajon Rondo and Telling It Like It Is

June 5th, 2012
When the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics face off for Game 5 tonight, Miami will have added motivation when it comes to stopping Rajon Rondo.Not that it needed any—here in the conference finals, there isn’t ever any need for additional firepower other than the desire to make it to the ...

Serge Ibaka Balling out Against the Spurs in Game 4

June 2nd, 2012
After a perfect first half from the floor, Serge Ibaka continued to dominate San Antonio in the third quarter.Getting the ball in the corner, Ibaka attacked the hoop, cuffed the ball and rose to slam it home. After playing just 21 minutes in the Thunder's Game 1 loss and putting ...

Lil Wayne Offered Tickets from Durant, but Says He Feels Unwanted at OKC Arena

June 2nd, 2012
Your very important Lil Wayne update of the day:After Lil Wayne was unable to go to Game 3 between the Spurs and Thunder because the game had been sold out, both Kevin Durant and James Harden offered to hook the rapper up with tickets for Game 4. Sounded like everything ...

KG Was Pumped Up After Game 3 Victory, Dropped Even More F-Bombs Than Usual

June 2nd, 2012
Kevin Garnett dropping F-bombs is hardly news. It's still funny, though.After the Celtics' 101-91 Game 3 victory against the Miami Heat, Garnett was especially jacked up when he spoke with reporters in the locker room. Talking about the need to stay focused and make adjustments for Game 4, he also wanted ...

2012 NBA Playoffs: The Best YouTube Mix You’ll See

May 26th, 2012
Game 7 between the Celtics and Sixers is tonight.Want to get fired up?Check out this brilliant YouTube mix of first-round action from the 2012 NBA Playoffs. Compiled by @outsidethenba and @johnnbaplaybook, this mix captures the excitement, the sadness and the brilliance of this beautiful game when the stakes get higher ...

Chris Bosh May Not Return for ECF, but Wade and James Find Groove at Right Time

May 26th, 2012
The Miami Heat will be watching Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers with the rest of us this evening.As they wait to see who will be facing them in the Eastern Conference finals, they'll also be getting used to the idea that they might not have Chris ...

Heat Need LeBron and Wade to Be Great to Reclaim Home-Court Advantage in Game 3

May 15th, 2012
The Pacers are heading back to Indiana with their Eastern semis against the Miami Heat tied 1-1, having effectively stolen home-court advantage at the AmericanAirlines Arena. After a gritty 78-75 Game 2 victory, the Pacers were pleased and the Heat were left looking for answers. Losing Chris Bosh to an ...

Dwyane Wade Allows Frustration to Boil over in Game 2, Delivers Flagrant Foul

May 15th, 2012
The first three quarters of Game 2 between the Heat and Pacers didn't go well for Miami. LeBron James struggled, Dwyane Wade struggled and the Heat as a team struggled without having Chris Bosh on the floor.Early in the fourth quarter, after being frustrated by a non-call on the offensive ...

"Small Market, Big Heart": A Documentary About the Kings and Sacramento

May 15th, 2012
When you watch the Oklahoma City Thunder on their home floor, the crowd stands out as being almost as impressive as the immensely talented players on the court. These fans are great. They support their guys, they wear the colored t-shirts given to them prior to the game, they clap ...

Rajon Rondo Is Not Hearing That "Old Legs" Talk

May 12th, 2012
Kevin Garnett isn't the only Celtic who is over the "we're so old" narrative.Minutes after dribbling out the clock in Boston's 92-91 Game 1 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, Rajon Rondo was tabbed for TNT's postgame interview. Made sense, after the point guard poured in another triple-double, finishing with 13 ...