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Celtics/Cavaliers Game 7: The ‘House’ Rule? Pierce IS “The Truth”

Celtics/Cavaliers Game 7: The ‘House’ Rule? Pierce IS “The Truth”

May 19th, 2008 – Dr. Dime When the Boston Celtics finished the regular season with an NBA best 66 wins, most NBA fans (especially those in Green) were ready to hand over the Eastern Conference title to the Celtics. Winning only 3 series against teams in the weaker Eastern Conference should be a breeze for [...]

May 19, 2008 admin Blogs 2

Melo staying put; Rumor Mill open for business since Gasol trade

Melo staying put; Rumor Mill open for business since Gasol trade

May 16th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water Ever since the Memphis Grizzlies traded Pau Gasol to the LA Lakers for $20 and a freshly minted DVD of the Hollywood blockbuster “Gigli” with Ben Affleck (*cough), the NBA rumor mill has been open for business. Anything is possible right? I’ve read some pretty far fetched trade rumors [...]

May 16, 2008 admin Blogs 6

Everybody Chill; I’m sure Lebron still loves his Momma!

Everybody Chill;  I’m sure Lebron still loves his Momma!

May 16th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious “Sit yo a%# down mom!” After watching the Lebron play that shocked the world a few nights ago in Game 4, where he not so politely told his mom to go sit down after she tried to interfere in on the court tie up with Paul Pierce on a [...]

May 16, 2008 admin Blogs 6

The Great Ones Adapt in Real Time: Did only Lebron James and Michael Jordan get the Memo?

The Great Ones Adapt in Real Time: Did only Lebron James and Michael Jordan get the Memo?

May 13th, 2008 – Dr. Dime I will not say Lebron James is struggling offensively. Considering his penetration, passing, positioning, and even just the defensive attention he attracts it makes for good team offense regardless. What I will say is that all series long Lebron James has struggled with his shot. The only reason his [...]

May 13, 2008 admin Blogs 9

Is Baron Davis leaving the Golden State Warriors this Summer?

Is Baron Davis leaving the Golden State Warriors this Summer?

May 11th, 2008 – Dr. Dime Baron Davis has one more year left on his six year, $84 million contract extension he signed with the New Orleans Hornets, before getting traded to the Golden State Warriors. What some fans in Golden State weren’t aware of regarding Davis’ contract is the player option he has to [...]

May 11, 2008 admin Blogs 7

Celtics may want to muzzle the Garden Fans; Don’t Wake the Sleeping Giant!

Celtics may want to muzzle the Garden Fans; Don’t Wake the Sleeping Giant!

May 9th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water I will always encourage NBA fans across the nation to cheer for their favorite team like rabid wild animals during the playoffs. Isn’t that what it’s all about? We wait all year long for this moment, NBA PLAYOFFS. Let’s get nuts!! Now with that said, can NBA fans actually [...]

May 9, 2008 admin Blogs 3

San Antonio Spurs Reputation Audit: Flopping, Hack-a-Shaq, Closeouts, and ‘The Body Check’

San Antonio Spurs Reputation Audit: Flopping, Hack-a-Shaq, Closeouts, and ‘The Body Check’

May 8, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap The San Antonio Spurs are winners. Plain and simple. This cannot be disputed as they have dominated the NBA for almost the last decade. With four NBA titles in the last nine years, and being contenders in the other five, the Spurs are the benchmark for every franchise in [...]

May 8, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 21

Mike D’Antoni vs. Steve Kerr: An Old-fashioned Western Stand-off!

Mike D’Antoni vs. Steve Kerr: An Old-fashioned Western Stand-off!

May 6th, 2008 – Dr. Dime After averaging 57 wins over his past four seasons as the Head Coach of the high octane Phoenix Suns, Mike D’Antoni is now in a position to have his pick of the litter for the teams with vacant head coaching positions. I haven’t seen a Coach demand this kind [...]

May 7, 2008 admin Blogs 8

NBA Playoff Power Rankings – ‘The Final 8’

NBA Playoff Power Rankings – ‘The Final 8’

May 5th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Before the playoffs began, everyone was predicting that either Detroit or Boston was coming out of the East, and any one of Phoenix, San Antonio, New Orleans or LA would win the West. As the second round of the playoffs begin, now what are people thinking? Who would have [...]

May 5, 2008 admin Blogs 0

Ball Don’t Lie (2008) “8-Mile meets the And1 Tour” Doc J-Water may need to re-rank his hoop flicks…

Ball Don’t Lie (2008) “8-Mile meets the And1 Tour” Doc J-Water may need to re-rank his hoop flicks…

May 4th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water How excited was I when my boy “Biggie” (we call him biggie because he’s….well….big) tells me he’s in NYC the week of the Tribeca Film Festival and he’s going to check out the screening of “Ball Don’t Lie”? He knows I’ve been dying to check it out since I [...]

May 4, 2008 admin Blogs 8