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NBA Trade Rumors: 5 Trade Deadline Deals That Need to Be Killed

January 26th, 2013
The Feb. 21 NBA Trade Deadline is less than a month away and teams are putting on their thinking caps in an effort to make a deal that will give their roster the push it needs to make a deep postseason run.But there are some teams that would be better ...

Portland Trail Blazers: Locker Room Riddled with Turmoil and Chaos

March 5th, 2012
For some, losing weighs equally heavy on the mind as it does on the heart.That proved evident in the Portland Trail Blazers' 122-110 home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, tempers rising swelteringly high in the locker room after the game.The Oregonian's John Canzano summed it up best: "Joel Przybilla was ...

What Kobe Bryant and Each Team’s Best Player Should Work on During the Lockout

August 20th, 2011
Practice is one of those things that truly pays off in the ends. Players like Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant—who have dedicated hours upon hours to mastering the ins and outs of their craft—have had their hard work and dedication show in the form of awards, titles, and impressive performance ...

Six Reasons Why the Portland Trail Blazers Will Win the Northwest

August 13th, 2011
The way the Portland Trail Blazers ended their season was disappointing, to say the least. They put up a valiant effort, without a doubt, but you could tell that Brandon Roy was far from 100 percent and that there were missing pieces in the roster. With the Blazers anticipating a ...

Portland Trail Blazers: Will Raymond Felton and Gerald Wallace Push the Tempo?

August 12th, 2011
There are two things the Portland Trail Blazers are league-renowned for: their quick, stingy defense and their painstakingly slow, yet effective offense. As a matter of fact, according to NBA 2K11, the Trail Blazers were the slowest paced offense in the 2009-2010 season.However, since then there have been two blockbuster ...

28 Things We Want and Don’t Want to See in NBA 2K12

August 12th, 2011
When NBA 2k11 came out, I was among the first to buy it. What started out as a great game slowly became a nuisance, and now, there's flaws at every turn.While it might have been dubbed one of the best basketball games to ever hit the market, there are still ...

NBA Free Agents 2011: 5 Teams Sure to Get Screwed This Summer

July 15th, 2011
Ensuing one of the weakest NBA drafts ever, teams are sure to attack the free agency, trying to find talent in a different place. However, when there's not enough food to serve every kid at the table, sometimes the children go hungry.Not only are a few teams bound to get ...

You Can’t Guard Me! Ranking Every Guard in the Playoffs

April 15th, 2011
Guards in the NBA tend to determine the tempo in which a game will flow. Which Guards in the Playoffs will have the most bearing on their teams' success?Begin Slideshow

Practice Makes Perfect? Some NBA Players Are Not Working on Their Craft

April 9th, 2011
"Not a game. Not a game. Not a game. We're talkin' about practice," said Allen Iverson in one of the most controversial press conferences of his career. "How the hell am I supposed to make my teammates better by practice." Practice seems to have become one of the most disrespected facets ...

Portland Trail Blazers vs L.A. Lakers: Gerald Wallace Leads Blazers to Home Win

April 9th, 2011
"Ger-ald Wall-ace!" was chanted throughout the Rose Garden in the waning moments in the fourth quarter. Crash was exchanging a few unpleasantries with Ron Artest and the crowd let him know that they had his back. Gerald Wallace scored 19 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and dished out seven assists; playing a complete ...