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Curry’s World: Why the Golden State Warrior Should Get More PT for Team USA

August 24th, 2010
In the Olympics a couple summers ago it was the Redeem Team that put the U.S. back on the map in international basketball. This summer, a group of young budding stars stacked at the guard position try to bring home a World Championship. It's clear, even at this stage, that the international ...

Wright Now the Warriors Lineup Not Looking So Bad

July 11th, 2010
The Warriors front office said they would get a small forward this offseason, and it appears they will keep that promise. They got rid of Corey Maggette, Kelenna Azubuike, and Anthony Randolph, opening up an empty gap at the position. Now Golden State will likely part ways with smooth shooting Anthony Morrow ...

LeBron James Decision Special: What the Hour-Long Special Says About the King

July 7th, 2010
His campaign: "Witness." His nickname: King James. Resume: two time MVP, Rookie of the Year, one time scoring champ, six time All-Star (two All-Star MVP trophies), All-NBA everything, led his team to the Finals once, ZERO championships. LeBron James is arguably the most athletic player to ever step foot on the NBA ...

Will the Golden State Warriors Play the Free Agency Game?

July 2nd, 2010
Around this time last year, Warriors fans across the Bay Area were excited with the young talent and potential that the blue and orange had put together. No, the Warriors weren't a contender, but the team had some nice pieces, and as the season went along, they cleared some cap space ...

NBA Free Agency: Is Paul Pierce Coming Home for a Truthful Return?

June 30th, 2010
Imagine growing up in Inglewood, California as a Los Angeles Lakers fanatic. Now imagine becoming good enough to be drafted only to be selected by your favorite team's biggest rival (possibly the biggest rivalry in sports), the Boston Celtics. In 1998 Paul Pierce, The Truth, was drafted with the 10th selection by ...

2010 NBA Finals: A First, A Fifth, and the Illusion of Game Seven

June 16th, 2010
He's one of the best players, closers, and talents that the game of basketball has ever seen, but Game Seven tomorrow night presents a first for Lakers star Kobe Bryant. It will be his first Game Seven in an NBA Finals series. Lucky for Kobe, who seems to thrive most in the ...

2010 NBA Finals: One On Five Won’t Work, Who’s Got Kobe Bryant’s Back Tonight?

June 15th, 2010
The great Michael Jordan always had Scottie Pippen for his championship runs. A side kick to the greatest player of all time, Pippen was a seven time All Star and eight time All-Defensive NBA First Teamer himself. But team's win championships, not individuals.   The Bulls had one of the greatest rebounding forwards ...

2010 NBA Finals: Should L.A. Have Kept Trevor Ariza Instead of Ron Artest?

June 14th, 2010
He's averaging less than eight points, just over four boards and just about two assists per game. They got him as a potential Lebron stopper, which is now even more laughable after watching Paul Pierce torch him all night in Game 5 for 27 points. On a franchise that has a history ...

Sorry World Cup, It’s the NBA Finals: Who Will Be the Hero This Time?

June 13th, 2010
Amid all the World Cup hype, we’re less than a day away from the biggest game of the year…or at least the biggest game in the world of basketball. Game Five, Lakers and Celtics, series knotted up at two games apiece, nothing else really needs to be said (but I’ll continue ...

2010 NBA Finals Game 2: What The Celtics Need To Do To Even Series

June 5th, 2010
Game 1 of the Finals last Thursday was a rude awakening for the Boston Celtics - an organization that is 9-2 all time against the Lakers in the championship round. The damage was mostly done by a party of two for the Lakers - Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol. It was visible ...