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The Wayman Tisdale Story: Legacy of an NBA Great

November 5th, 2011
"Cancer might've taken my leg, but it can't take my smile," said Wayman Tisdale as he smiled while holding his bass guitar. This is how he approached life—he smiled while playing his music.I was one of the lucky few to be given a chance to watch the advance screener on ...

Utah Jazz: When Jerry Sloan Walks Out

February 12th, 2011
Jerry Sloan walked out from the Utah Jazz as head coach during their loss to the Chicago Bulls yesterday. Everything happened abruptly, Sloan never really like putting himself in the limelight. He doesn’t want too much attention. It was a decision he had been contemplating for years now, but he was ...

Kevin Love: In Finding the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Identity

February 8th, 2011
Kevin Love towers everyone in the Timberwolves locker room. Even though the two twin towers Darko Milicic and Kusta Koufos (both seven-feet tall) are two inches taller than him. He is in a different level, a different groove aand a man on a mission, even though his team ...

The Los Angeles Clippers Unlikely Attention

January 17th, 2011
Los Angeles will always be the home of the Lakers. A place synonymous with the NBA’s most storied franchise. However, it isn’t all about the purple and gold. The Los Angeles Clippers share the same arena, the same court, the same home town, but it seems they ...

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers: Damage Control

January 13th, 2011
It was the closing minutes of the L.A. Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers game. The game already over by the first half and the Cavs awaiting the final 112-57 crushing and lopsided victory by the Lakers. LeBron James, like a vulture coming across its prey, saw that opportunity and tweeted. “Crazy. ...

Peja Stojakovic and His New Home With the Toronto Raptors

November 23rd, 2010
The rain continued to pour down on a cold and windy afternoon. Peja Stojakovic watched the tiny little droplets slide down the window pane. Days henceforth, Peja will be in a different city. Another chapter of his career has been closed, and now the pages are getting near to the conclusion. Twelve ...

Greg Oden: Another Setback

November 20th, 2010
Greg Oden stands at 7 feet, 269 pounds with broad shoulders—an NBA-ready body. He has a vast untapped potential and a mark of greatness to his already impressive college career. Portland never doubted in signing Oden, against Kevin Durant, they knew Oden would be the safest pick. In ...

Wesley Matthews: A Special Player

November 17th, 2010
With some empty bleachers and an open court, Wesley Matthews shot after shot perfected his touch as the ball went through the net routinely. He knows he has to be always be prepared whenever coach Nate McMillan calls his name. Wesley remembered how pick after pick teams left ...

Isiah Thomas’ ‘Secret’ Turns Out To Be Cheating

November 10th, 2010
Bill Simmon’s asked Isiah Thomas on his book entitled The Book of Basketball what is the “Secret”? And Thomas answered, "The secret about basketball is that it’s not about basketball…" The thought itself is already complex and you have to read it over again just to make sense. ...