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NBA All-Time 30 Points Per Game Players, Year-By-Year

July 1st, 2010
The NBA has been around for 63 years, and only 64 different times have individual players averaged over 30 points per game in a season. The first time it happened was 1960. When rookie Wilt Chamberlain dominated with 37.6 points each game. The league was small and mostly white at the ...

2000-2010: The NBA’s Worst Decade

June 27th, 2010
Not since the 1940's has there been such a decade of bad shooters, selfish play and sad defense as we saw in the 2000's. With the massive influx of uneducated and non-college play experienced roster members, the NBA has been sapped down to the lowest denominator of potential play. In a ...

Eight NBA Players Kobe Bryant Can NEVER Surpass

June 26th, 2010
After a crappy game 7, and a Finals career shooting % of 40% and regular season 45% Kobe Bryant proved he will never be better than these eight players, no matter how many titles the Lakers win. Each of these players played the game at a level of consistency and defensive ...

Kobe Shoots 6/24 and Lakers Still Win

June 18th, 2010
Kobe has now won 5 rings and yet he falls immensely short of being compared to Jordan, or even Magic for that matter. With an abysmal 6/24 shooting night (25 percent) and 0/6 from three point range with only 2 assists, we saw Kobe try to leave ...

Unknown NBA Champions

June 16th, 2010
  Who is Jon McGlocklin? Clay Johnson? Jerry Sichting? They are all NBA champions with Finals minutes played for their team that won it all in their respective years. This is a list of players since 1970 who were overshadowed in their team's championship glory. 1970—New York Knicks—John Warren, Bill ...

NBA Finals 2010: Phil Jackson’s Fantastic 14 Finals

June 13th, 2010
Phil Jackson has reached an unparalleled 14 NBA Finals—one as a player and 13 as head coach. Jackson first won a title in 1973 as a sixth man for the New York Knicks. The Knicks beat the Lakers 4-1. This was the beginning of Jackson's ...

White Men Can Jump! The 45 Greatest White Guys To Play In the NBA

June 12th, 2010
     I recently read an article on Bleacher Report about Brent Barry called "White Men Can Jump." I wondered why the reporter wrote a story about such a player when Barry's own dad Rick Barry was one of the greatest players of all-time. So I compiled a list of the 45 ...

20 Years of NBA Finals Tough Guys

June 11th, 2010
With a somewhat physical 2010 Finals in progress, stifled by referees, we see Ron Artest, Derek Fisher, Rasheed Wallace, and tiny Nate Robinson being aggressive and tough. Over the last 20 Finals there have been some 'Bad Boys' a Rodman and a Shaq attack from ...

Michael Jordan Age 32 To 40

June 10th, 2010
At the age of 30, Michael Jordan retired after winning three titles. The next year he played for the Birmingham Barons, the White Sox affiliate, and led that league in stolen bases as a 31-year-old rookie. At 32 he wasn't playing either—until he came back. What if Jordan's whole career started ...

Forget Jordan,Ten other Guards Also Better Than Kobe

June 10th, 2010
The L.A. Lakers might win a title in 2010, and if they do some people may be tempted or inclined to include Kobe Bryant on the same level of greatness as Michael Jordan. Kobe's numbers in no way stack up to Mike's, but he has been on four title teams ...