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Chris Paul Situation Is Prime Example of NBA Going Down Wrong Track

July 26th, 2010
  “The Decision” was an embarrassing spectacle. Whispers of collusion echoed through even the deafest of ears. Yet, it looks like we have just seen the beginning. The NBA is treading down a treacherous path: having all of its star ballers on a handful of teams. The Miami Heat is the perfect ...

Kobe Bryant’s Maturity Was in Full Display in 2010 NBA Finals Game 7

June 18th, 2010
He’s been compared to the impenetrable Michael Jordan, as well as Los Angeles Lakers greats Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But Kobe Bryant’s performance in Game 7 of the NBA Finals was a bit out of the ordinary. Bryant, widely considered as the best basketball player on the planet, was having ...

NBA Draft 2010: Why John Wall and the Washington Wizards Is a Bad Match

May 21st, 2010
When the NBA draft lottery took place Tuesday evening, there was a lot of buzz surrounding who would obtain the first overall selection. Most of that buzz surrounded the pitiful New Jersey Nets and their new owner, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who had a 25 percent chance of obtaining that first ...

Alexander Ovechkin’s Game Seven Loss Proves Why He is Not the NHL’s Best Player

April 29th, 2010
Wednesday night seemed like a record that has been played over and over. Only in this case, the end result was all too real—again. The all-or-nothing Game Seven contest between the Washington Capitals and Montreal Canadiens pitted the NHL’s best regular-season team—the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Capitals—against the eighth-seeded Habs, a team which has ...

2010 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings-Phoenix Coyotes Preview

April 13th, 2010
As the NHL approaches its annual playoff season—a postseason unlike any other in sports because of its grueling style—there are many surprising teams who have climbed up the rankings and now formidably challenge for Lord Stanley’s Cup. One of those teams is the up-and-coming Phoenix Coyotes. The Coyotes ...

Wild Final Day of NHL Regular Season Had Big Playoff Implications

April 11th, 2010
In the final day of the NHL’s regular season, there were numerous games with big playoff implications. First off, the Los Angeles Kings faced the Avalanche in Colorado in a game which would decide each team’s final seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Kings, who started the day in the seventh ...

Allen Iverson: Please Call It a Career!

November 16th, 2009
The Memphis Grizzlies experiment is officially over. After playing just three games for Memphis, upper management released Allen Iverson from his one-year contract. Iverson, who has been on personal leave the last few days in a move the team said was “indefinite,” criticized the play of younger players like O.J. Mayo ...