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A Stray Tooth Almost Ended NBA Player David Lee’s Career
December 15, 2010 – 1:32 pm | No Comment
A Stray Tooth Almost Ended NBA Player David Lee’s Career

Usually when face meets elbow, face comes off second best. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case over the past few years in the NBA. Last season the Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki had to …

Have The Miami Heat Finally Figured It Out?
December 9, 2010 – 11:11 am | No Comment
Have The Miami Heat Finally Figured It Out?

After an abysmal start to an era where it was assumed LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh would wreak havoc on the NBA, it appears the Big 3 have figured out how to right …

Blake Griffin Is The Real Deal
December 2, 2010 – 6:03 pm | One Comment
Blake Griffin Is The Real Deal

If there’s a sliver lining to the years of torment the Los Angeles Clippers have gone through with draft picks, it has to be the fact that Blake Griffin is every bit of a monster …

Yo, Phil Jackson: Shut Up!
November 26, 2010 – 12:55 pm | No Comment
Yo, Phil Jackson: Shut Up!

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson is a pro when it comes to playing mind games.
Over the course of his coaching career, he’s gotten the most out of his players by tricking them into …

Listen: Dennis Rodman’s Aural Pleasure
November 24, 2010 – 7:37 am | One Comment
Listen: Dennis Rodman’s Aural Pleasure

Several years ago ESPN journalist Bill Simmons coined the term “the Tyson Zone,” named after Mike Tyson. To make it into the Tyson Zone you had to be known for such ridiculous levels of bizarre …

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Miami Heat?
November 22, 2010 – 9:33 am | 2 Comments
Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Miami Heat?

Before the NBA season started, it was a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat, with it’s nucleus of Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James, would trot to the NBA Finals and give the Los …

Is Greg Oden The Biggest #1 Draft Pick Bust In NBA History?
November 18, 2010 – 10:26 am | No Comment
Is Greg Oden The Biggest #1 Draft Pick Bust In NBA History?

With the news coming that Greg Oden will miss the entire NBA season yet again with an injury, it is time to begin discussing whether or not Oden is the biggest #1 pick bust in …

Meet Colin Cowherd: The Glenn Beck Of The Sports World
November 17, 2010 – 9:22 am | One Comment
Meet Colin Cowherd: The Glenn Beck Of The Sports World

Sports commentators—and by commentators we mean studio suits and radio show hosts, not the color/play-by-play guys—are generally an insufferable bunch. Most exist purely to make over the top predictions, hoping we ignore the incorrect ones …

LeBron James Doesn’t Deserve The TIME Person Of The Year Award
November 16, 2010 – 9:41 am | 7 Comments
LeBron James Doesn’t Deserve The TIME Person Of The Year Award

No, you didn’t read that headline wrong. Miami Heat forward LeBron James is being considered for TIME‘s Person of the Year award—an honor that’s been bestowed upon everyone from Gandhi (1930) and Franklin D. Roosevelt …

LeBron’s Got Questions, Cleveland’s Got Answers
November 7, 2010 – 1:18 pm | 8 Comments
LeBron’s Got Questions, Cleveland’s Got Answers

If you’ve seen his latest television special ad, you know that LeBron James is reaching for any support he can regain from those from which he has fallen from grace. The ad, of course, features …

Did Kevin Garnett Go Too Far This Time?
November 3, 2010 – 3:16 pm | One Comment
Did Kevin Garnett Go Too Far This Time?

Tuesday night, the Boston Celtics beat up on the Eastern Conference cellar-dwelling Detroit Pistons. This is not news. The Celtics’ Kevin Garnett was the game’s high scorer with 22 points. Also, not news. KG was …

Skullcandy Teams Up With The NBA
October 27, 2010 – 10:49 am | 2 Comments
Skullcandy Teams Up With The NBA

With Beats by Dre recently dropping new editions of their headphones and adidas also releasing audio products, it’s only right Skullcandy headphones step it up, too. Skullcandy has announced it’s new partnership with the NBA, …

Is The NBA Headed For A Lockout?
October 24, 2010 – 2:24 pm | One Comment
Is The NBA Headed For A Lockout?

On the heels of one of the highest-rated NBA Finals in television history, which was followed by the biggest and craziest off-seasons the league has ever seen, all would seem well for professional basketball. However, …

Show & Prove: 10 NBA Players Who Have To Show Us Something This Season
October 22, 2010 – 10:07 am | 8 Comments
Show & Prove: 10 NBA Players Who Have To Show Us Something This Season

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh aren’t the only NBA players who have to show that all the work they did this offseason (both on and off the court) paid off. Sure, they’ll have …

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 …

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