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SJ NBA Power Rankings: Week 5

December 1st, 2010
Once again, brought to you by GSOM, Dalton, and Tilly. This week, SJ poster mrtxstar also weighed in. Without further ado...the SJ Week 5 NBA Power Rankings: Check out this week's SJ NBA Power Rankings and tell us which teams YOU think are among the current elite. http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=71820Read more ...

LeBron James Goes Home: Return of the King

November 27th, 2010
Next week in Quicken Loans Arena, Ohio’s greatest hoops star will return to take on the franchise he led for the previous seven years. Those past seven years filled most Cleveland Cavaliers fans with a great sense of hope and pride unlike any NBA franchise has ever ...

NBA Impact Rookies: Are They Surprising?

November 25th, 2010
For many years now, the NBA has been home to fresh, raw high school talent and one and done college freshman. Those of note include John Wall and his one year and done at Kentucky and LeBron James who came straight out of high school in his ...

SJ NBA Power Rankings: Week 4

November 23rd, 2010
Another week...another ranking from Dalton, GSOM, and Tilly. Some fallers and some gainers. It was close between the Hornets and Spurs, however Hornets edge out the Spurs on the tie breaker. SO what do you all think? Where would you rank the teams this week?   Check out ...

SJ NBA Power Rankings: Week 3

November 18th, 2010
Using our super secret point system, Tilly (NBA Forum Mod), GSOM, and Dalton crank out the power rankings each week. Here are the Week 3 rankings:  Check out this week's SJ NBA Power Rankings and tell us which teams YOU think are among the current elite. http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=70631Read more ...

Los Angeles Lakers Director of International Scouting Adam Filippi Interview

October 9th, 2010
Adam Filippi is the Los Angeles Lakers’ Director of International Scouting and Player Development Coach, and he also agreed to take some questions from me to let us all know what his job’s about, and why and how he got into his profession. He, like one of the ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Defense Wins Championships

September 21st, 2010
As the 2010-2011 NBA season draws near, the Los Angeles Lakers look primed for another championship run with a deeper and meaner roster. The Lakers added more firepower in their lineup after acquiring Steve Blake, Theo Ratliff, and Matt Barnes in the offseason. General manager ...

Michael Jordan, Know Your Role and Shut Your Mouth!

July 25th, 2010
Shut the hell up, Michael Jordan. Nobody should be listening to you. You were an amazing basketball player—probably the best ever—but you are showcasing your arrogance and selfishness. We all know that about you by now. So nobody should care that you said you would never have called ...

Why the New Jersey Devils Were Prevented From Signing Ilya Kovalchuk

July 22nd, 2010
By now (if you wanted to or not) you have heard about Kovalchuk signing his insanely long 17-year, $102 million contract, which was denied today by the NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly: “The contract has been rejected by the League as a circumvention of the Collective Bargaining ...

Deb’s Take on LeBron James

July 14th, 2010
1. Yes, most Cleveland Fans right now are embarrassing. 2. Yes, the front office failed the team and LBJ. 3. Yes, he had every right to practice his free agency. Good for him. This is my problem. First of all you can't lump all fans ...