NBA Finals Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat

We’re finally at the pinnacle of the NBA season. All chips are on the table and everyone is giving their all at this point. Coaches are pulling all of the stops in order to win four more games on the race to 16. Each player is going to leave their heart on the floor for these games. This eclipses every... Read More

When Being the Hero Works Out

As a self-declared basketball-addict, I despise stagnation. I don’t like teams that are predicated on the success of only one or two players. I don’t like it when you know where the ball is going to go and who is taking the last shot. Those narratives are simple to me. They don’t do basketball and its wonders any justice. Instead,... Read More

Conspiracy Theory: I Think Not!

The Charlotte Bobcats were the team that was favored to get the first pick in the NBA Draft Lottery. Their odds were at 25% . The Washington Wizards’ odds were at 19.9% chance of winning the draft. They were followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Hornets, rounding out the top four teams that had better than a... Read More

Bad Blood in the Water of South Beach: Eastern Conference Finals preview

This isn’t really what most basketball minds pictured when thinking about the Eastern Conference Finals. Most thought that we’d see Derrick Rose, Luol Deng, and Joakim Noah going up against Chris Bosh, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade. Instead the Bulls have been eliminated in the first round and the Boston Celtics have taken their place in the battle for the... Read More

Western Conference Showdown: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Series Preview

The two top teams in the Western Conference are going to begin their gun-show tonight. There is no doubt in my mind that this could possibly wind up being one of the all-time great series when the smoke clears and the guns stop firing. This could possibly be a series where the torch is finally passed to the next dominant... Read More

Cutting the Pace

The Miami Heat had their backs up against the wall trailing the Indiana Pacers in their series 2-1. The national media was in an uproar as it looked like the Pacers were, for once, the dominant team. Dwyane Wade, more specifically, was under a lot of scrutiny and would be put under the public’s microscope in Miami’s next game. It... Read More

Never Miss Something Til it’s Gone

Chris Bosh has taken SO MUCH FLACK since joining the Miami Heat a year ago, many of the reasons being non-basketball related. For some reason, folks forget that he was one of the best forwards in the league before landing in South Beach. In the two years he’s been on the Heat, he’s never really been injured. He’s missed time... Read More
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