Author Archive

NBA All-Star Game 2.0: An Assist from the NHL

February 4th, 2011
We stand at a crossroads. Despite the incredible talent, the NBA All-Star Weekend is boring. As a kid (in the 80s and early 90s), I remember sitting transfixed to the television for the entire weekend. On Friday night, you'd have the opening festivities, followed on Saturday by the Slam Dunk Contest ...

5 Reasons Why the Oklahoma City Thunder Will Be The West’s No. 2 Seed

October 8th, 2010
Over the last few weeks, ESPN has been rolling out it's annual forecasts for the upcoming NBA Season. This year, stat guru John Hollinger has projected that Oklahoma City will go 49-33 (2nd in the Northwest Division, 4th in the Western Conference). In the latest Basketball Prospectus, they're projected to ...

Starbury: Is Stephon Marbury Crazy Like A Fox Or Just Plain Crazy?

September 18th, 2010
All reports seem to indicate that Allen Iverson is set to join Stephon Marbury in China. Huh? What? Say that again? AI, the 17th all-time leading scorer in league history (and pound for pound the toughest player ever IMHO) is going to China? Believe it or not, not one NBA team has ...

The Myth of LeBron James: Is the King Overrated?

September 18th, 2010
Before you email me telling me I must be crazy, hear me out. We all know that LeBron is a beast. He's already one of the greatest players ever and he's only 25. He's got two MVPs and has been named to the All-Star team seven times. His career averages of ...