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Mark Cuban: You Call THAT a Fine?

May 22nd, 2010
It is no secret that Mark Cuban wants LeBron James. How do we know this spicy nugget of information?  Well, because he told the entire world this week in an interview with CNNMoney.com. Surely, there were some disciplinary repercussions to be had here. Cuban, the Mavericks outspoken and outlandish owner, ...

NBA Free Agent Confessionals: Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

May 21st, 2010
(Editor’s note: due to a surprisingly excessive amount of German profanity, this journal entry has been translated and censored for our younger audiences) Dear Journal, Ugh. No amount of tequila can wash the taste of defeat from my mouth. When is my chance going to come? I’ve been there. I’ve been to the Finals. If ...

NBA Free Agent Confessionals: Chris Bosh, Toronto Raptors

May 13th, 2010
Dear Journal, What do I have to do to prove to people I’m just like the other guys? We were all hired on the same day. We were all even drafted in the top five. I was even ahead of Dwyane! I don’t see them making hilarious YouTube videos. Just silly T-Mobile commercials with Chuck. Plus, ...

“What If” NBA Playoff Prediction: Dallas Mavs Fall To Phoenix Suns in Six

May 10th, 2010
Imagine if the Mavs had gotten past the Spurs in Round One of the NBA Playoffs. How would they have fared against the Phoenix Suns? The Suns just advanced to the Western Conference Finals by ousting the Spurs, but would the outcome have been different had the Suns played Dallas?  ...

End Of An Era: San Antonio Spurs’ Dynasty Comes To An Unceremonious Close

May 10th, 2010
You’ve heard the saying before: All good things must come to an end. The writing was on the proverbial wall after a lopsided Game Three loss at home, but the Spurs weren’t ready to admit it. But alas, San Antonio now finds itself out of the playoffs after surrendering to a familiar ...

NBA Daily Dribbles: Kevin Durant Looking for Extension Sooner Than Later

March 4th, 2010
What I’m Reading • Crucial step to ensuring that your team shifts into potential dynasty mode? Locking up your franchise superstar while he’s still young and happy. • Yep, this is me jumping on the “LeBron to the Nets” bandwagon because this is awesome. • After a disappointing loss to Boston, Gerald Wallace ...

NBA Daily Dribbles: The End Of The End For Allen Iverson

March 2nd, 2010
What I’m Reading • We’re likely witnessing the demise of an NBA pioneer with Allen Iverson’s release from the Sixers. It wasn’t supposed to end this way. • LeBron has launched the beginning stages of his own bailout plan for the NBA’s dismal financial situation. In other words, he’s changing his jersey ...

NBA Daily Dribbles: Shaq Fu Down for the Count

March 1st, 2010
What I’m Reading • So Shaq had surgery today on his injured thumb. The timetable for his return is slated to be 6-8 weeks. Cause for concern? • If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em take their bench warmers off their hands. Well, it looks like the Celtics have adopted a new ...

NBA Daily Dribbles: The Ilgauskas and the Odyssey

February 25th, 2010
What I’m Reading • Start lining up the suitors for Zydrunas Ilgauskas. This could get ugly . • The sale of the Bobcats is expected to be completed in the next three days, possibly as early as today. They might even have a former Dunk Contest embarrassment soon, to boot. • ...

NBA Daily Dribbles: No Boundaries Association?

February 24th, 2010
What I’m Reading • Just how infected with side deals is the NBA? Apparently more than originally thought and right now, there isn’t much the league can do about it. • Not only has Carlos Boozer said that he isn’t going to talk about his off-season free agent plans, but he is ...