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NBA Power Rankings: Counting Down the League’s Top 10 Teams

April 3rd, 2012
Despite a grueling loss to the Houston Rockets, the Oklahoma City Thunder assumed the NBA throne as they capped off the tail end of March with six consecutive victories. For the “Durantula”-led Thunder, it wasn’t just the fact that they were on a hot streak, but rather, it was significant because ...

NBA Power Rankings: An Updated Rundown of the Top 10 Teams

March 6th, 2012
Just when you think you have a pulse on the power structure forming in the NBA, the Heat go and lose to the Lakers, the T-Wolves beat the Clips by one point, the Bulls clobber the Pacers and the ebb and flow of the league continues in all of its ...

Kobe Bryant: Reasons Why He, Not LeBron James, Is Still the Best NBA Player

April 5th, 2011
There are few things in sports greater than the rivalry created by two phenomenal players. Team rivalries make the leagues go round, but the fans love—even crave—a thrilling one-on-one as much as a nine-on-nine, 11-on-11 or five-on-five.One of today’s great rivalries, and even greater debates, is that of Kobe vs. ...

Do the Los Angeles Lakers Really Have Anything To Worry About?

July 28th, 2010
While Boston sustains their dominant presence in the East and Miami drains its finances to sign a trifecta of NBA heat, do the Los Angeles Lakers really have anything to worry about? Since winning the 2010 NBA Championship, the Lakers have only developed into a more explosive and intimidating powerhouse of ...

If You Were The G.M. Who Would You Pick: Lebron James or Kobe Bryant?

July 21st, 2010
Imagine that at this very moment you are not only a general manager with the chance to start your own NBA basketball team, but that both Lebron James and Kobe Bryant want to play for you. Conundrum: You can only choose one. So, who's it going to be? This is probably a question ...

NBA Dream Team 2010: James, Melo, Wade, Duncan, Gasol. Want to Play?

June 23rd, 2010
It began with a light-hearted question and escalated into a ferocious, verbal battle. I wondered who my brother, the sports fanatic, thought was the most dominant center in the NBA? Without hesitation, my brother chose Dwight Howard and gave a laundry list of reasons. I felt compelled to interrupt him--because he ...

Celtics vs. Lakers Game 6: New Rule for NBA Finals, Let the Players Play

June 14th, 2010
It's nothing new, just more obvious then ever in this NBA Finals: almost every possession includes some kind of foul. Defensive three-seconds. Reach-in. Over-the-back. Blocking. Whether you're a fervent Kobe Bryant or Paul Pierce fan, a zealous Lakers or Celtics supporter, or simply a wide-eyed spectator engaging in a thrilling basketball duel, ...