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LeBron James: Why All the Fuss If He’s No Good as a Player?

July 8th, 2011
Ever since Miami lost to Dallas in the finals and LeBron performed poorly, there has been plenty of anti-LeBron commentary on Bleacher Report, of which I see two categories.One category contains expressions of dislike of LeBron as a person—he is arrogant, a fool, etc. And the second category holds dismissals ...

NBA Home Cooking: Which Broadcasters Have the Best Local Flavor?

February 13th, 2011
So now that I have been enjoying my NBA League Pass for a couple of years, I find it entertaining to catch the flavor of the local broadcasts for the various teams, and it strikes me that some of the broadcasters are much better than others.  Who's your favorite?  Who ...

Message to People Freaking Out Over Everything LeBron James Says

December 29th, 2010
Here's a video of a bunch of girls watching the results of American Idol: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHoxl8IK7po All you people at B/R who freak out over every offhand comment LeBron James happens to make—this is what you are like. A bunch of hysterical girls. Time to cut it out. Time to man up.  Do you ...

LeBron James and Chris Bosh Cause Miami Heat’s Loss to Memphis Grizzlies

November 21st, 2010
The Heat lost to the Grizzlies last night on a buzzer beater from Rudy Gay.  Obviously, it was a distressing loss for a team that was supposed to push towards the 70-win barrier.  The Grizzlies are a talented young team, but they were 4-9 coming into that game and had ...

Five Reasons Boston Celtics Fans Should Be Worried

May 8th, 2010
Celtics fans talked a lot of smack after game two of the Cavs-Celtics series. At Bleacher Report, we were treated to a host of articles about how much better, position by position, the Celtics are than the Cavs, about how they are a championship team and they've just been ...

2010 NBA Playoffs: An Eyewitness Account of Cavs-Celts Game One

May 3rd, 2010
Despite living in Baltimore, I’m a big LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers fan. My wife and I decided to splurge and get tickets for game one on Saturday between the Cavs and the Celtics so I figured I’d share my thoughts and observations with the B/R community. Cleveland is a very easy ...

Kevin Durant Was Fouled: The Thunder Should Have Won.

April 7th, 2010
I know there's an unwritten rule that the game is called differently in the last 30 seconds or so, and I get that refs (and fans) don't want games decided at the free-throw line, but Kevin Durant got fouled last night on that last-second three-pointer.  The refs swallowed their whistles and ...

All-NBA Teams: Let The Arguments Begin

April 3rd, 2010
Each year, the NBA names 15 players to its three all-NBA teams.  With half a dozen games left, I’ll indicate whom I would pick.  I know that people will disagree with some of my picks.  That’s fine.  I will not spend much time discussing the “no-brainers.”  I’ll focus on the ...

LeBron James’ Latest Non-Issue: Who Needs Scoring Titles?

March 26th, 2010
ESPN.com is reporting that LeBron James, who currently leads Kevin Durant by a fraction of a point for the NBA scoring title, declared that he doesn't care if he wins it or not. What he cares about is what the team achieves, James said.  And then, almost as an afterthought, he ...

LeBron James: How He Closes

March 17th, 2010
Kobe Bryant has been appropriately lauded for his phenomenal game winning shots.  That's as it should be.  But tonight, LeBron James demonstrated against the Indiana Pacers that he has his own way of closing games.  With four minutes, seven seconds left in the game, the Pacers had closed to within one ...