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Washington Wizards’ Season at a Crossroad

December 30th, 2009
There are certain sports where you can take statistics and manipulate them any which way you please to substantiate your argument, and others where the numbers are all that you need to know the story.  Football leaves room for manipulation while baseball is cut and dry.  Basketball is somewhere in ...

NBA Power Rankings: Final of 2009

December 29th, 2009
As we bring in the New Year and usher out 2009, one thing has remained constant for much of the year.  The NBA's elite four have been the same bunch.  Their ranks have switched around, but the nucleus of the very best has remained intact.  Will 2010 bring change?  Doesn't look ...

Allen Iverson’s Retirement Leaves More Questions Than Answers

November 25th, 2009
In sports, it is a rarity to witness the start-to-finish career of a hall of fame player with all the ups and the downs that come along with time.  In most cases, the player's career is cut short by injuries or loss of talent, causing them to drop from superstar ...

Washington Wizards’ Record, Optimism Fall as Losses Mount

November 22nd, 2009
There is a clear and distinct difference between being optimistic and being naive.  Believing our economy will recover is being optimistic.  Believing Lindsay Lohan's career will make a comeback as she sheds a life of partying and drugs...that's being naive (or high on whatever Lohan is smoking).   Through the first six ...

NBA Landscape: Episode 1

November 15th, 2009
A recap of the biggest stories and happenings across the NBA landscape throughout the season.  Episode 1 looks at contenders off to quick starts, surprising Suns, rookie phenom Brandon Jennings, and LeBron James rumors.   Contenders Off to Quick Starts Contenders from the prior season usually get off to good starts unless they ...

Wizards Find Themselves in Early Season Slump

November 8th, 2009
Over the course of a grueling 82-game regular season, every team in the NBA is bound to hit a rough stretch of games.  Murphy's Law of "Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong" takes a firm grip of a team's psyche as it seems that every ball bounces the ...