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Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers Keep on Losing Games

February 13th, 2011
The Eastern Conference has been painfully awful this season. There's no doubting that. And the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers have been two of the main culprits. Going into Sunday's game, the Cavaliers had just ended their 26-game losing streak. Well, their one-game winning streak didn't last very long.  The Wizards broke ...

Carmelo Anthony: Nets and Nuggets Fans Hoping Melo Falls Their Way

September 25th, 2010
When you are on the side of the team about to get the superstar, you feel great. When you're on the other side, not so much. So, Nuggets fans, I feel for you. Denver is in major trade talks to trade away Carmelo Anthony. The proposed deal has Anthony going to the ...

Ranking the New Jersey Nets’ New Additions for 2010

September 23rd, 2010
The New Jersey Nets' current roster stands at 16 players. Now that number will surely be trimmed down before the season begins. But as of now, it stands at 16. And of that 16, a whopping 12 are new. Only four players from last season's team remain (Devin Harris, Brook ...

Jason Kidd Lends a Much-Needed Helping Hand to USA Basketball’s Kids

July 24th, 2010
This month, the USA Basketball team is practicing in Las Vegas as they prepare for the upcoming World Championships. All of the players from the gold medal-winning team of the 2008 Olympics have opted not to play (although many will still play in the 2012 Olympics), leaving the team with many ...

Mike Miller Strikes Gold in NBA Free Agency By Signing With the Miami Heat

July 15th, 2010
The Miami Heat finalized yet another free-agent signing today, though this one will fly under the radar in comparison to one of the team's last ones. Last week, as we all know, the Heat struck deals with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. And even more recently, the Heat re-signed Udonis ...

NBA Free Agents: LeBron James Can Be Successful With Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

July 4th, 2010
Who says that LeBron James teaming up with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will be a failure? There have been rumors of a "superteam" involving these three guys all playing together. And though it is unlikely to happen, if it were to occur, let's not automatically think of the 2004 USA ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: What If Every Player Stayed on Their Team?

July 1st, 2010
What you are about to read is very unrealistic and a long shot at best. But it is possible. Here it goes: What if every big name free agent stayed with their current team? On day one of free agency, reports have surfaced that Rudy Gay will stay with the Grizzlies, while ...

NBA Rumors: Five Back-Up Plans for the Nets If They Whiff on LeBron James

June 23rd, 2010
It is looking more and more likely that LeBron James will not sign with the New Jersey Nets. It seems as though Chicago has an early lead, and according to some, Miami has an edge over even the Cavs and the Knicks. Of course, this is all chit-chat and there ...

2010 NBA Draft Provides Fans an Opportunity for Hope, Escapism

June 23rd, 2010
The NBA Draft is tomorrow, and I cannot wait. It is one of my favorite sporting events of the year. But why? Well, it is one of the few times of the year when there is hope for bad teams. The excitement of selecting a player (if you agree with the pick) ...

Lakers vs. Celtics 2010: Boston Has Come a Long Way Since the 2006-2007 Season

June 17th, 2010
With the Boston Celtics set to play in Game 7 of the NBA Finals tonight, it's hard to remember that just three years ago they were the furthest place possible from that point. At the conclusion of the 2006-2007 NBA season, the Celtics finished 24-58, the second-worst record in the league. ...