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Dan Gilbert’s Open Letter to Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Satire)

July 13th, 2010
Dear Cleveland, All of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight; As you now know, our former center, who we drafted in 1996 out of a region you probably never heard of, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier. This was announced after we traded him to the lowly ...

Dan Gilbert’s Open Letter to Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Satire)

July 13th, 2010
Dear Cleveland, All of Northeast Ohio and Cleveland Cavaliers Supporters Wherever You May Be Tonight; As you now know, our former center, who we drafted in 1996 out of a region you probably never heard of, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier. This was announced after we traded him to the lowly ...

Wizards Work Out Wall As Draft Nears

June 17th, 2010
He hasn't even been drafted yet, but Kentucky point guard John Wall is quickly becoming one of the most popular pro athletes in Washington, D.C.   The Washington Wizards hosted a private 30-minute workout for the Freshman of the Year on Thursday with hordes of front office execs and media hounds ...

Kentucky’s John Wall Works Out With Washington Wizards As Draft Nears

June 17th, 2010
He hasn’t even been drafted yet, but Kentucky point guard John Wall is quickly becoming one of the most popular pro athletes in Washington, D.C. The Washington Wizards hosted a private 30-minute workout for the Freshman of the Year on Thursday with hordes of front office execs and media hounds ...

Kevin Durant Dazzles in Day Two Performance at D.C. Goodman League

June 17th, 2010
There's not too many ballers who could drop 30 points after entering a game late and fresh off the street, but Kevin Durant is one of the privileged few. The Oklahoma City small forward arrived five minutes into the evening’s twilight game between his Awash squad and Team H.O.B.O. wearing a ...

Kevin Durant Dazzles in D.C. during Second Appearance at the Goodman

June 17th, 2010
It’s not too many ballers who could drop 30 points after entering a game late and fresh off the street, but Kevin Durant is one of the privileged few. The Oklahoma City small forward arrived about five minutes into the evening’s twilight game between his Awash squad and Team H.O.B.O. decked ...

2010 NBA Finals: Lakers and Celtics Brace for Epic Game 7

June 16th, 2010
It’s come down to a coin flip for the NBA Finals. When the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics tip off Game Seven on Thursday night, it’ll be just the third time since 1994 that the NBA Finals have required a deciding game. And for the NBA and its fans, they ...

Lakers and Celtics Brace for Epic Game 7

June 16th, 2010
Just another battle for a magazine cover as the Lakers prepare to take on the Celtics in Game 7 of the NBA Finals (courtesy photo). It’s come down to a coin flip for the NBA Finals. When the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics tip off game seven on Thursday night, ...

Mild Thunder in Durant’s Summer Debut at the Goodman League

June 14th, 2010
Kevin Durant showed up for his Washington, D.C. Goodman League summer debut on Sunday with lots of people to please, but little to prove. After all, the NBA's reigning scoring champion did give spectators at Barry Farms something to remember last summer with a 62-point outburst. Topping that feat would've ...

Mild Thunder in Kevin Durant’s Summer Debut at the Goodman League

June 14th, 2010
D.C. residents crammed "inside the gates" on Sunday to welcome the return of Suitland, Md native Kevin Durant back to Barry Farms' Goodman League (Camera photo by Stephen D. Riley) Kevin Durant showed up for his Washington, D.C. Goodman League summer debut on Sunday with lots of people to please ...