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Athletic Propulsion Labs Shoe Banned By The NBA
October 20, 2010 – 9:33 am | 3 Comments
Athletic Propulsion Labs Shoe Banned By The NBA

Athletic Propulsion Labs craft shoes with the sole purpose of making the user jump higher. The shoe makes use of a 150-page patent which deploys a spring-loading system in the heel and forefoot to …

NBA Blows The Whistle On Technical Fouls
October 17, 2010 – 12:20 pm | 22 Comments
NBA Blows The Whistle On Technical Fouls

Apparently, it isn’t enough the NFL players’ union cannot see eye-to-eye with the franchise owners, a spat that will very likely lead to a lockout next season. Now, the NBA has a problem of its …

Europeans In The NBA: The First Generation
October 13, 2010 – 2:16 pm | 3 Comments
Europeans In The NBA: The First Generation

With ESPN’s latest “30 for 30” piece focusing on the friendship of two of the first European NBA stars—Vlade Divac and Drazen Petrovic (R.I.P.)—and how the Yugoslavian civil war tore it apart, we thought it’d …

Hey, Allen Iverson: Hang Up Your Sneakers!
October 12, 2010 – 9:10 am | 13 Comments
Hey, Allen Iverson: Hang Up Your Sneakers!

Sometimes, I wish the “wrap-it-up” button from Chappelle’s Show really existed. Because there are a few people that I think could really benefit from it right now.
Person 1: LL Cool J. When is the last …

The NBA’s Goofiest Team Is…The Boston Celtics?
October 6, 2010 – 10:38 am | No Comment
The NBA’s Goofiest Team Is…The Boston Celtics?

They’re old, more often than not they’re crying and complaining, their best player starts fights with guys a foot shorter than him and one of their latest signings has a reputation for burning bridges whenever …

NBA 2K11 Review
October 5, 2010 – 9:40 am | 9 Comments
<i>NBA 2K11</i> Review

The NBA 2K series has been clobbering the competition since its inception back in 1999. Ever since the Dreamcast days, NBA 2K has been slowly snatching away fans from Electronic Arts’ NBA Live series. The …

Delonte West: Ducking Questions About LeBron’s Momma Gloria (Again)
September 29, 2010 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Delonte West: Ducking Questions About LeBron’s Momma Gloria (Again)

Even though saying “no comment” to a probing question usually means “I have no opinion on this particular issue, but I’m most likely guilty,” maybe that’s what Delonte West should have said when he was …

10 Questions To Consider As The NBA Preseason Begins
September 28, 2010 – 11:22 am | 13 Comments
10 Questions To Consider As The NBA Preseason Begins

Psssssttttttt…Don’t look now, but the National Basketball Association’s season is right around the corner. While the sports world focuses on the start of the NFL season and the end of the MLB season, the NBA …

Trouble Looms For The NFL
September 18, 2010 – 9:43 am | 2 Comments
Trouble Looms For The NFL

If the season opener was any indication, there are serious problems in store for the National Football League. In case you missed it, both the Vikings and the Saints took to the field in protest—minutes …

Team USA Wins Gold At FIBA—Did Anyone Care?
September 13, 2010 – 11:30 am | No Comment
Team USA Wins Gold At FIBA—Did Anyone Care?

It was good to see Team USA win the FIBA gold medal for the first time since 1994, wasn’t it? Perhaps you were too busy with the start of the NFL season to notice that …

Ron Artest To Sell His Championship Ring
September 11, 2010 – 1:31 pm | 7 Comments
Ron Artest To Sell His Championship Ring

Los Angeles Laker and NBA champion Ron Artest has decided to do the unthinkable. A few months after winning the ring he wanted so bad he reportedly went into Kobe Bryant‘s shower to ask for …

Pete Rose & Barry Bonds Are Lucky They Weren’t Born In Pakistan
September 8, 2010 – 9:26 am | One Comment
Pete Rose & Barry Bonds Are Lucky They Weren’t Born In Pakistan

Fixing a match in a professional sport is no joke. Besides the most obvious (and important) casualty—the sanctity of the game being played—there’s also the millions of dollars which are lost (and for a select …

This Is How A Dunk Contest Should Be Done!
September 2, 2010 – 9:50 am | 2 Comments
This Is How A Dunk Contest Should Be Done!

The NBA dunk contest has been somewhat lame since Vince Carter redefined what can be done with a basketball once airborne. Even though super athletes like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant could bring …

New Dancing With The Stars Season 11 Cast Revealed
August 31, 2010 – 9:50 am | 2 Comments
New <i>Dancing With The Stars</i> Season 11 Cast Revealed

ABC’s super-popular series Dancing With The Stars is returning for its 11th season and, as usual, everyone is buzzing about the celebs rumored to be grooving and two-stepping this time around. Brandy has been in …

Does The USA Suck Or Is The Rest Of The World Better At Basketball?
August 23, 2010 – 6:12 pm | One Comment
Does The USA Suck Or Is The Rest Of The World Better At Basketball?

It’s that time of the year again. When Team USA takes on the world in hoops, everybody is paying attention. But instead of watching to see how bad we pulverize opponents, we’ve got to watch …

Carmelo Anthony Can Learn From LeBron James’s Free Agency
August 20, 2010 – 9:38 am | 3 Comments
Carmelo Anthony Can Learn From LeBron James’s Free Agency

Back in the day, August used to be reserved for football. Headlines about the NFL dominated newsstands. SportsCenter covered nothing but training camps. Everyone went away and used their summer vacations to mentally prepare for …

LeBron James’s Skinny Jeans vs Richard Jefferson’s Posse
August 18, 2010 – 5:15 pm | 8 Comments
LeBron James’s Skinny Jeans vs Richard Jefferson’s Posse

The equation looks something like this: “NBA player + photographic device – basketball court = disaster. During the playoffs Kobe Bryant’s LA Times photoshoot set the bar at a ridiculously high level—it’s the Wilt Chamberlain …

Thanks For The Memories, Rasheed Wallace
August 11, 2010 – 6:15 pm | 9 Comments
Thanks For The Memories, Rasheed Wallace

The most versatile, brash, outspoken and hip-hop member of the 1995 NBA Draft class retired this week. Nope, it’s not Kevin Garnett (and it’s certainly not Bryant Reeves or Chris Anstey)—it’s his former teammate with …

The Clipper Curse Is Worse Than You Thought
August 4, 2010 – 9:49 am | 4 Comments
The Clipper Curse Is Worse Than You Thought

Every year when David Stern steps up to the podium at the NBA Draft to announce the draft pick of the Los Angeles Clippers, sports writers get ready to warn the unlucky player drafted by …

Was Lorenzen Wright Murdered? Police Investigating As Homicide
July 30, 2010 – 12:58 pm | No Comment
Was Lorenzen Wright Murdered? Police Investigating As Homicide

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Former NBA big man Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in the woods outside Memphis, was shot to death and the case is being investigated as a homicide, police said …

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