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LeBron James Has Really Outdone Himself With Comments on the Cleveland Cavaliers

January 12th, 2011
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers lost 112-57 to the Los Angeles Lakers. To make the pain run deeper, LeBron James felt the need to comment on the beatdown his former team suffered. He did so on Twitter and though the tweet doesn’t directly reference the Cavaliers, it is undoubtedly alluding to the ...

Lebron James Miami Heat: Trouble on the Road

November 25th, 2010
Every time Miami Heat's LeBron James touched the ball against the Orlando Magic, the crowd booed. These were Magic, not Cleveland Cavaliers, fans. They were booing him because of what he had done to Cleveland, and how he had done it. This wasn’t the first road arena James has been booed ...

Recapping a missed ten days in the World of Sports

August 15th, 2010
There and Back Again for Jacoby Ellsbury When I went on my 10-day hiking trip to the Oval Lakes of Northern Washington, I expected I would miss no-hitters, some shakeups atop the many tight-knit divisions, and a franchise-altering trade made by Rich Cho and the Portland Trail Blazers. Hiking peaks and lounging ...

LeBron James Just Doesn’t Get It, and Shaq is Shaqqin’ Up to Boston

August 3rd, 2010
Shaq is heading to Beantown. I intended to make my article on the Boston Red Sox win over the Detroit Tigers the last I would write before heading to Washington for eight days of hiking, fishing, and lounging, but I couldn’t pass up writing about a pair of stories from ...

NBA Summer League 2010: Blazers Not Bashful Offensively in Win Over T-Wolves

July 18th, 2010
Patrick Mills and the rest of the Blazers didn't shoot well, but they shot, shot, and shot some more, which is a great sign. The Portland Trail Blazers shot 26-or-76, 34 percent, from the field in their Summer League contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The shooting percentage was dreadful, but though ...

NBA Summer League: Blazers Rally Comes Up Short In Loss To Clippers

July 15th, 2010
The third game of the Portland Trail Blazers Summer League schedule against the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t start as they would have liked. Fourteen turnovers were committed in the first two quarters, the point guards weren’t producing as they have in the past, and Jeff Pendergraph struggled offensively. The team had ...

Utah Jazz Sign Raja Bell, but Won’t Match Portland’s Offer To Wesley Matthews

July 14th, 2010
The Utah Jazz have signed guard Raja Bell , who was with the team from 2003-2005, to a three-year contract worth $10 million and, according to Ross Siler of the Salt Lake City Tribune , “have notified Wesley Matthews reps they won’t match [the] offer” given to him by ...

Portland vs. New Orleans: Patrick Mills and Armon Johnson Battle Again

July 13th, 2010
Portland Trail Blazers guards Patrick Mills and Armon Johnson continued to play as if their future in the NBA depended upon it. Both started for the team in their NBA Summer League game against the New Orleans Hornets. Johnson was listed as the point guard, and Mills as the shooting guard. ...

Taking Al Jefferson May Mean Utah Concedes Wesley Matthews To Portland

July 13th, 2010
Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Al Jefferson and the remaining three years and $42 million left on his contract are headed to the Utah Jazz in exchange for picks, center Kosta Koufos, and salary-cap relief. Taking on his contract puts the Jazz into the luxury tax, which hinders their ability ...

Despite Losing Out on LeBron James, Chicago Bulls Continue To Improve

July 10th, 2010
Kyle Korver can shoot and the Bulls needed a shooter. Therefore, a three-year partnership was formed. The Chicago Bulls found out that they had missed out on the LeBron James sweepstakes when "His Highness" informed the world he would be joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. James’ former ...