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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

The Orlando Magic are the best kept secret in the NBA

The Orlando Magic are the best kept secret in the NBA

May 3, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap All season we’ve heard about how dominant the Western Conference has been, and specifically how good they are compared to the Eastern Conference. Even the teams with the top two regular season records in the entire league (Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons) had a tough time getting mentioned by NBA [...]

May 3, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 2

2008 NBA MVP: Chris Paul or Kobe Bryant?

2008 NBA MVP: Chris Paul or Kobe Bryant?

May 1st, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Chris Paul or Kobe Bryant? This will be the only time I write about the potential candidates for MVP, as the award gets too much hype and generally isn’t as important to the players as it is to the media. First off, there are only two real candidates this [...]

May 1, 2008 admin Blogs 10

NBA Coaches beware; once again it’s time for musical chairs!

NBA Coaches beware; once again it’s time for musical chairs!

April 30th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Did last night signal the end of an era for the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns? An era possibly defined by 5 straight years of domination throughout the regular season each followed by playoff let down after playoff letdown. I do have to give both teams credit for fighting [...]

April 30, 2008 admin Blogs 0

DeShawn Stevenson got run over by an L-Train!

DeShawn Stevenson got run over by an L-Train!

April 28th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water This whole DeShawn Stevenson/Soulja Boy vs. Lebron/Jay-Z fiasco is getting old, and fast. There is something really unsettling about the fact that a player of such mediocrity as DeShawn Stevenson can dominate the NBA media during playoff time by simply attempting to call out a player with some of [...]

April 28, 2008 admin Blogs 8

Philadelphia 76ers: Do you believe in magic?

Philadelphia 76ers: Do you believe in magic?

I don’t know about the rest of the basketball community, but every time I see the NBA 2008 playoff bracket updates my eyes take a second look at the Detroit-Philadelphia series. No matter how many times I saw the 76ers leading the Pistons 1-0, tied 1-1, and now the 76ers leading the Pistons 2-1, it [...]

April 26, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 1

Is timing everything for Raptors Coach Sam Mitchell?

Is timing everything for Raptors Coach Sam Mitchell?

April 24th, 2008 – Dr. Dime As the 2006-07 NBA season drew to a close, Sam Mitchell defied all the odds signing his second NBA head-coaching contract with the Toronto Raptors. Why was this signing so improbable? Let’s take a look at Sam’s last three seasons with the Raptors. In 2005-06 Mitchell was voted by [...]

April 24, 2008 admin Blogs 3

NBA Playoffs 2008: J-Water’s Round 1 Predictions

NBA Playoffs 2008: J-Water’s Round 1 Predictions

This has got to be one of the greatest NBA seasons I’ve ever had the pleasure of watching. From the off-season trades that brought together the powerhouse “Big Three” in Boston, to the perennial powerhouse Pistons showcasing Deeee-troit Basketball once again, to the emergence of the LA Lakers and New Orleans Hornets as the shocking [...]

April 21, 2008 admin Blogs 3

One for the Money, Two for Amare, the Three to get Suns going, and Four to Go

One for the Money, Two for Amare, the Three to get Suns going, and Four to Go

Suns-Spurs Playoff War 2008 – by Dr. Dime Were you among the masses who thought the race to the playoffs in the West this year was one of the most exciting you have ever seen? Get ready for Playoffs 2008! The NBA is about to hit an all new level of excitement and fan uptake. [...]

April 19, 2008 admin Blogs 5

Forget about ‘Big Cactus’, Shaq should be called ‘Mr. Intangible’!

Forget about ‘Big Cactus’, Shaq should be called ‘Mr. Intangible’!

Superman, The Diesel, The Big Aristotle, Shaq Daddy, M.D.E. (Most Dominant Ever), Wilt Chamberneazy, The Big Deporter, Shaq-Fu, and most recently his self-imposed nickname – “The Big Cactus”. Not only Mr. O’Neal himself, but fans and critics alike, have failed to mention one more possible nickname, “Mr. Intangible”. Shaq is like a magnet for the [...]

April 19, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 0