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NBA 2010 Mock Draft: Expect Trades, Reaches, and Surprises

June 24th, 2010
There are two things NBA fans should know heading into tonight's draft. First, outside of the top four picks, the rest of the draft is a crap shoot.  We could look back five years from now and say it was one of the deepest drafts of all time, or say ...

Jamaal Magloire Comes to Side of Murder Victim’s Son

June 7th, 2010
The focus of our news cycle, especially in sports, is so often skewed to negative stories that we lose site of what’s real and what isn’t.  Athletes are painted with a broad brush as rich, arrogant, and selfish individuals who spend more time in strip clubs ...

Kobe Bryant on LeBron James’ Free Agency: “I Don’t Give a (Bleep)”

June 5th, 2010
You knew this underlying anger was there.  It had to be. Here was Kobe Bryant, leading his Los Angeles Lakers to their possible second championship in three years, and the story of the day was Larry King’s interview with LeBron James. During the season, Bryant had to read and hear ...

Tom Thibodeau Will Be Chicago Bulls Head Coach, Bulls Fire Back at Dwyane Wade

June 5th, 2010
Sam Smith of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that he has heard of a deal—the deal that will make Tom Thibodeau the next head coach of the Chicago Bulls.  Neither side will confirm nor deny.  The reported deal will be for three years. Thibodeau has confirmed that no announcement, ...

NBA Mock Draft: Washington Wizards’ Fans do the John Wall Dance

May 18th, 2010
All across the Nation's Capital tonight, fans are doing the John Wall dance. If you haven't seen it yet, believe me, you will soon enough. In a stunning development, the Washington Wizards managed to get the best news that they could have received after several years of turmoil. Landing ...

L.A. Lakers-Utah Jazz Game Three Recap: Three Things We Learned

May 8th, 2010
There aren't any words that will make Utah Jazz fans feel any better tonight.  None. Utah did everything right in Game Three, yet they still fell to the Los Angeles Lakers in front of a raucous home crowd.  The Jazz now face a historically insurmountable 0-3 deficit and are ...

L.A. Lakers-Utah Jazz Recap: Three Things We Learned

May 5th, 2010
My favorite aspect of the NBA playoffs is how quickly the tides can change. Just four games ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were being called out by every radio host, talk show, newspaper, blog, and other sports mediums—including those in Los Angeles—for being old, slow, and not having what it ...

Rebuilding The Washington Wizards’ Path To Success

April 6th, 2010
As the trade deadline approached earlier this season and rumors swirled of the Washington Wizards dismantling their roster, mailing in the season for all intents and purposes, I voiced my opinion on several occasions that I didn't think it was in the best interest of the organization or the fans ...

NBA Power Rankings: The Cream Rises To the Top

March 3rd, 2010
As we look at the teams coming together post trade deadline, much has changed.  Teams like Dallas and Cleveland are looking to come together with their new additions while the already established squads like the Lakers and Nuggets look to turn things up a notch where their existing roster.  The final ...

Details Emerge: Wizards’ Crittenton Draws Loaded Gun

January 6th, 2010
Around the late afternoon hours on Wednesday, National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern announced through a press release that Washington Wizards' guard Gilbert Arenas would be suspended indefinitely, without pay, for his actions following the news of gun possession in the Verizon Center.    Both federal and local law enforcement authorities are ...