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NBA and Gambling: Does League Have Major Issue After O.J. Mayo-Tony Allen Fight?

January 8th, 2011
It is turning out to be another year, another gambling problem, for the NBA. Earlier this week, a fight allegedly broke out on the Memphis Grizzlies team plane between guard O.J. Mayo and forward Tony Allen. This is the second major reported fight within the last two seasons, and is now another ...

Chicago Bulls-New York Knicks Christmas Game Could Revive Rivalry

December 25th, 2010
A once heated rivalry could warm up the frigid east coast this Christmas. The stocking-stuffer game between the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks has the makings of a glimpse at future battles amongst these once bitter rivals. As you finish opening gifts and get out of those footy pajamas, give the ...

NBA’s Zebra Hunting: 10 Players Most Likely To Be Suspended for Ref Abuse

December 8th, 2010
My, oh my, has the 'new' NBA made life rough for the players...and referees.Not only has there been a slight uptick in technical fouls called by refs, but the verbal abuse received by them has increased. The idea that keeping players quiet while playing an emotional game was a poor ...

Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin and the Sleeper Candidates for NBA MVP

October 27th, 2010
We are now in the midst of the beginning of the NBA season, and one thing is for sure:There is a lot of talented players.With said talent, comes great responsibility. A select few in NBA history have shown how to be great and dominate in a league where the team ...

Chicago Blackhawks Face Canucks, Can Send Message To Reeling Team

October 20th, 2010
The last 18 hours have been interesting in hockey, eh? As the Chicago Blackhawks appear to be picking up steam after stringing together two wins, the visiting Vancouver Canucks are heading in the completely opposite direction. In a heated, mostly one-sided game last night, the Minnesota Wild beat up the ...

NBA’s Fine Line: 10 Ridiculous Things Players Will Do To Get Fined This Season

October 18th, 2010
The NBA has taken strides to make sure that games, players, coaches and referees abide and follow rules to keep the integrity of the game. In the process, the league has made a once-rough yet clean basketball game a battle of who can tip-toe on pins and needles the best.Because ...

Carlos Boozer: Does Injury Hurt Chicago Bulls in Push for Division Crown?

October 10th, 2010
As most of the Chicago and NBA community knows, Carlos Boozer fractured his hand tripping over a bag in his dark house, according to him. The Chicago Bulls are even going so far as to investigating his claim. Carlos is winning over fans early and often in the Windy City. As much ...

Chicago Bulls: Analyzing Preseason Hoops? Are You Serious?

October 9th, 2010
To this day, it makes no sense to judge a book by it's index, so why judge a team by its preseason play? Nothing stirs the pot more than the elusive 12th man position battle, or seeing if point guard dynamo Derrick Rose has chemistry with players like Kyle Weaver and ...

To Reaffirm Any Doubts, Carmelo Anthony Is Better Than Joakim Noah, So Get Him!

September 22nd, 2010
Oh boy...Never has so much been made of a player for the Chicago Bulls with a kind of high ceiling in regards to trade rumors.Oh, wait, almost forgot how much Chicago and management loved Luol Deng and kept him instead of acquiring Kobe Bryant.Kobe freakin' Bryant. Luol Deng.Again.Kobe Bryant. Luol ...

Kevin Durant Will Be the Best Player Of His Time In the NBA If…

September 19th, 2010
What the world did not know about Kevin Durant before the FIBA World Championships, it found out in a big way.Team USA went to the 2010 tournament without some of its greats; Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and the like took the summer off by relaxing, or ...