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The Five Best Former NBA Players Turned Analysts

June 21st, 2010
With the 2010 NBA Playoffs finally coming to a close, basketball fans enter into a period of vast speculation, transaction and discussion. For any keen hoops fan this week is NBA Draft Week, and what will follow come July 1 will be arguably the greatest free-agent signing period in NBA ...

NBA Finals 2010: The Black Mamba’s Shot at Immortality

June 17th, 2010
To say the 2010 NBA Finals has been epic would be the understatement of the year. For the first time since 2007, the NBA Finals are going to be decided in a do-o- die contest pitting the two most successful franchises in league history against each other. This will all ...

We Need U.D.: It’s Vital That the Heat Bring Back Udonis Haslem!

June 16th, 2010
It's a great time to be an NBA fan. If the epic 2010 NBA Finals isn't capturing you're attention there's always the hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming off-season. Much of that hype can be attributed to the status of the Miami Heat and their superstar shooting guard Dwyane Wade. Will he ...

Previewing Game 4: It’s Time For Paul Pierce To Put Up Or Shut Up

June 8th, 2010
I've always had a love-hate relationship when it comes to Paul Pierce. Before I get started let me point out that I'm not a Boston Celtics fan or a Los Angeles Lakers fan. I'm actually a Miami Heat fan, but I'll save my articles about how the Heat are going ...

76ers Strike Second In Lottery: Evan Turner To Team With Andre Iguodala?

May 18th, 2010
It seems to be a recurring theme that we are talking about a multitude of events that are NOT the current NBA Conference Finals series, while the NBA Conference Finals is ongoing. Last week it was LeBron James and this week it's the Draft Lottery.  While the big news this morning ...

Pat Riley Is at It Again: Transforming the Miami Heat into a Dynasty

May 17th, 2010
Pat Riley has been in Miami for around 15 years. Prior to coming to Miami, he coached some of the all-time greats. Do the names Magic Johnson and Patrick Ewing sound familiar? He's won five NBA Championships as a head coach, one as an assistant coach, and one as a ...

LeBron Haters Are as Short on Memory as the Cavs Were on Supporting Cast

May 15th, 2010
Let's start by looking at how the Cleveland Cavaliers' elimination has affected the media in terms of the legendary LeBron James. Despite his incredible body of work over the past seven years, suddenly LeBron is no longer the man, unable to fulfill his potential and to put it bluntly...a loser.  Seriously people?  How ...

Is LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant the Rivalry of the Future?

March 12th, 2010
Giving as much love to Carmelo Anthony as I can, I believe Kevin Durant is the future icon of the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant will be on his way out in a few seasons and Durant won't even be in his late 20s.  Want to read that sentence again?  That's right, Kevin ...

Is Allen Iverson Officially Done?

March 2nd, 2010
ESPN and NBA reports came in this morning, informing fans and followers alike that Allen Iverson will miss the rest of the season with the Philadelphia 76ers. After returning to the city where his legacy began, does this spell the end of Iverson's career?  The man nicknamed "The Answer" has had ...

The Dallas Mavericks Are Poised For a Championship Run

February 28th, 2010
The Dallas Mavericks have been a consistently good franchise this past decade. Perhaps the saddest thing about that statement, is that, the franchise and city alike know the Mavericks have been capable of greatness.  Unfortunately their inability to turn their strong regular season performances into consistently deep playoff-runs has hindered them, ...