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Miami Heat Melodrama: “South Beach Superteam” Too Much for the NBA To Handle?

July 14th, 2010
OK, it’s been just about a week since LeBron James made his “Decision” on national television, effectively (albeit unintentionally) ripping the heart right out of Cleveland Cavaliers fans everywhere, and simultaneously giving every fan of basketball south of the Florida-Georgia state line a reason to feel like a kid at ...

Pat Riley Targeting Chris Paul To Create “Four Kings” for Miami Heat?

July 11th, 2010
Okay, before we begin, I will, as I did in my article about Shaq, which you can read here, preface this piece with the caveat that it’s strictly a rumor. And, as with any rumor, I don’t place a lot of stock in it. However, as a rumor, it’s probably the most ...

NBA Free Agent Rumors: Shaquille O’Neal To Join South Beach Superteam?

July 5th, 2010
Let me preface this entire article with one thing. I almost never believe in rumors. However, this is something I heard from a good friend who lives in Miami that I trust, and who has some sources, that I will only say, aren’t always full of bull. Here’s what he’s telling ...

NBA Free Agency: Pat Riley’s “South Beach Superteam” Still Most Likely Outcome

July 5th, 2010
Despite all the media frenzy and foolishness, the most likely scenario I can see happening is the formation of Pat Riley's “South Beach Superteam” in Miami consisting of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh. The oft-injured, yet perennial All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire is now a member of the New York ...

Fear Takes Over: Atlanta Hawks Ink Joe Johnson To Six Year $119 Million Deal

July 1st, 2010
Everyone knew the 2010 free agent season was going to be a frenzied one. Hell, it’s one of the most lauded spectacles we’ve seen in our lifetimes. With the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Amar’e Stoudemire, and numerous others up for grabs, it’s the kind of event ...

Miami Heat to Create “Superteam” of D-Wade, LeBron James & Chris Bosh?

June 29th, 2010
During the late 1960s, a term that would come to dominate the musical landscape, the “Supergroup” was coined to describe the band “Cream” formed by guitarist Eric Clapton (formerly of the Yardbirds and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers), lead vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce (formerly of Graham Bond Organization and ...

Boston Celtics’ Rajon Rondo Providing Only Drama in NBA Semifinals

May 12th, 2010
Drama has been relatively absent in three of the four semifinal matchups in the NBA this postseason.   The Phoenix Suns dispatched of the San Antonio Spurs in four straight games, seemingly with as much effort as it took Mike Tyson to lay out Trevor Berbick in the second round of their ...

Why LeBron James Could Give David Stern Nightmares By Bolting the Cavs

May 4th, 2010
One of the main stories on Yahoo! Sports from yesterday was a piece written by AP Sports Writer Tom Withers titled “Stern Hopes James Stays With Cavs.”   In the piece, Withers reports how NBA commissioner David Stern has made it clear he hopes LeBron James doesn’t bolt the erstwhile franchise he’s ...

Pat Riley Upstages NBA Playoffs: Say Bye Spoelstra, Hello Dynasty

May 3rd, 2010
  The Free Agent Bonanza of 2010 hasn’t even begun but it’s the biggest news there is right now. The Boston Celtics are currently playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of their Eastern Conference Semi-Finals matchup, and the Phoenix Suns will be taking on the San Antonio Spurs in Game One ...

Pau! Pau! You’re Dead: Gasol Putback Ends Thunder Season and Saves Lakers

April 30th, 2010
  As John Sterling (the voice of the New York Yankees) would put it if he were calling this game, the Lakers Win! Theeeee Lakers Win! Yes, the Lakers beat the Thunder in a Game Six thriller, 95-94 that was as thrilling and fun to watch as any game so far this ...