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Is Zach Randolph Really As Great As Kevin Durant Says He Is?
May 3, 2011 – 10:22 am | 3 Comments
Is Zach Randolph Really As Great As Kevin Durant Says He Is?

Kevin Durant—the guy who almost won the MVP award in the NBA last season and who could have been in the running for it this season as well, if not for a guy named Derrick …

The Western Conference Is Showing Its Age
April 28, 2011 – 12:02 pm | No Comment
The Western Conference Is Showing Its Age

The Western Conference is looking a little old out there on the hardwood. Yes, the Eastern Conference has a weaker bottom half of the bracket, but there is no reason why both the Spurs and …

The Curse Of The New York Knicks
April 21, 2011 – 3:07 pm | 3 Comments
The Curse Of The New York Knicks

For a minute there, it looked like the New York Knicks had a real chance to pull off the first round upset over the Boston Celtics. But then New York had New York things happen …

Who Should Be More Worried About Their Game 1 Loss: Spurs Or Lakers?
April 18, 2011 – 8:47 am | 4 Comments
Who Should Be More Worried About Their Game 1 Loss: Spurs Or Lakers?

When the NBA Playoffs opened up this weekend, it was assumed the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs would crush their first round opponents. Boy, were we wrong. With the Lakers losing to the …

Which Team Is Most Likely To Be Upset In The First Round Of The NBA Playoffs?
April 14, 2011 – 3:52 pm | 4 Comments
Which Team Is Most Likely To Be Upset In The First Round Of The NBA Playoffs?

Eight-two games down and now it’s time for the real season to begin.
It’s been an interesting regular season to say the least. The Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs took the #1 seeds despite everyone …

Who Is The Bigger Surprise: The Chicago Bulls Or The San Antonio Spurs?
April 7, 2011 – 11:15 am | 3 Comments
Who Is The Bigger Surprise: The Chicago Bulls Or The San Antonio Spurs?

When the NBA season began, it was all about the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers. Nobody was really thinking about the Spurs and the Bulls. Maybe if you were from Chicago or San …

Who Is Skylar Diggins?
April 5, 2011 – 6:24 pm | 3 Comments
Who Is Skylar Diggins?

It all started with a tweet. On Sunday evening, Lil Wayne sent cyber love to his play “wife” Skylar Diggins, a member of Notre Dame’s “Fighting Irish” women’s basketball team currently competing in the NCAA …

Can Butler Win The NCAA Championship?
April 4, 2011 – 12:43 pm | 4 Comments
Can Butler Win The NCAA Championship?

It appears to be an oxymoron to call Butler a “Cinderella Story” after making it to the NCAA Championship game in back-to-back years. But what else can you call it? Surely nobody thought they would …

Does The Final Four Prove The NCAA Committee Screwed Up?
March 30, 2011 – 8:57 am | One Comment
Does The Final Four Prove The NCAA Committee Screwed Up?

So here we are, the 2011 NCAA Final Four that features not a single #1 or #2 seed. Butler (#8) and the #11 seeded VCU made sure of that when they ousted #2 Florida and …

Did The Knicks Do The Right Thing By Getting Carmelo?
March 24, 2011 – 8:50 am | No Comment
Did The Knicks Do The Right Thing By Getting Carmelo?

The city of New York rejoiced when they managed to finally land Carmelo Anthony. The city of Denver thought that their best days were behind them. Boy, were both of them wrong.
The Nuggets have gone …

Who Should Be This Year’s NBA MVP: Derrick Rose Or LeBron James?
March 11, 2011 – 9:57 am | 6 Comments
Who Should Be This Year’s NBA MVP: Derrick Rose Or LeBron James?

With about 20 games remaining on every NBA team’s schedule, talk about who should be the NBA’s MVP this season is heating up. And though a handful of guys have had stellar seasons this year, …

Nike Air Max 360 BB Low Peach
March 10, 2011 – 2:02 pm | One Comment
Nike Air Max 360 BB Low Peach

The Nike Air Max 360 BB Low Peach may be low-cut, but it is certainly high-profile. The sneakers feature a technically advanced frame juxtaposed against an eye-grabbing, neck-snapping color schematic. The lightweight yet durable flywire …

Should Referees Be Fined For Bad Calls? Rutgers Probably Thinks So
March 10, 2011 – 11:57 am | 2 Comments
Should Referees Be Fined For Bad Calls? Rutgers Probably Thinks So

St. John’s defeated Rutgers, as expected. But how they won the game is completely mind blowing, thanks to some egregious refereeing. It may go down in history as “The Rutgers Screw Job.”
The officiating in the …

Preview: HBO Sports Presents “Runnin’ Rebels Of UNLV”
March 9, 2011 – 10:21 am | No Comment
Preview: HBO Sports Presents “Runnin’ Rebels Of UNLV”

If you watched college basketball in the 90′s, then you surely have heard about the legendary UNLV basketball program and their iconic coach Jerry Tarkanian. Even if you aren’t familiar with the Runnin’ Rebels and …

Would You Turn Down Millions Of Dollars Like Mike Bibby For A Chance To Win A Championship?
March 4, 2011 – 2:33 pm | No Comment
Would You Turn Down Millions Of Dollars Like Mike Bibby For A Chance To Win A Championship?

Mike Bibby would. And right about now, Bibby is either looking like the most selfless athlete in the world—or the biggest jackass in America, depending on who you ask. Earlier this week, Bibby accepted a …

Could BYU’s NCAA Season Be Ruined Over Sex?
March 3, 2011 – 11:56 am | One Comment
Could BYU’s NCAA Season Be Ruined Over Sex?

Brigham Young University was in the midst of a dream season. Their star player Jimmer Fredette has been lighting up the scoreboard as the team rumbled through the season and began to close in on …

Should Small Market NBA Teams Just Quit?
February 28, 2011 – 9:19 am | 5 Comments
Should Small Market NBA Teams Just Quit?

If you are a basketball fan in Minnesota, Sacramento, Toronto or Cleveland, I’d hate to say it, but after the recent transactions in the NBA, your chances at winning an NBA championship have gotten worse. I’ll …

What Was The Best Deal Completed By The NBA Trade Deadline This Season?
February 25, 2011 – 10:06 am | 7 Comments
What Was The Best Deal Completed By The NBA Trade Deadline This Season?

Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks. No-brainer, right? End of discussion. End of argument. End. Of. This. Blog.
But, wait just a second. While Anthony going to the Knicks is certainly a big deal—especially if …

The Western Conference Wave Goodbye To Carmelo & Deron With A Smile
February 24, 2011 – 4:19 pm | 3 Comments
The Western Conference Wave Goodbye To Carmelo & Deron With A Smile

While everyone is so enamored with the deals that have sent Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks and Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets, what everyone seems to forget is that while the …

Has YouTube Ruined The NBA Slam Dunk Contest For Good?
February 22, 2011 – 2:38 pm | 11 Comments
Has YouTube Ruined The NBA Slam Dunk Contest For Good?

I’m not sure if you saw it this weekend, but Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin jumped over a car—in front of millions of people—to win the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. That’s right: A …

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