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Lakers vs. Spurs Game 1: Kobe, Better Late than Never!

Lakers vs. Spurs Game 1: Kobe, Better Late than Never!

May 22nd, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious After watching Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals tonight between the LA Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, I felt like I just had some strange form of NBA déjà vu. Haven’t the Spurs already played this team? Hmmm…. Oops wait, their opponents jerseys are a different color this [...]

May 22, 2008 admin Blogs 7

Chicago Bulls win Draft Lottery with only a 1.7% chance!

Chicago Bulls win Draft Lottery with only a 1.7% chance!

May 20th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water The Chicago Bulls tonight won the NBA Draft Lottery. Yes, you read that correctly. After finishing with the leagues 9th worst record and a 33-49 regular season mark, the Bulls had only a 1.7% chance of winning the NBA draft lottery. Since 1994 when the lottery format was brought [...]

May 21, 2008 admin Blogs 2

NBA Draft 2008: Michael Beasley or Derrick Rose?

NBA Draft 2008: Michael Beasley or Derrick Rose?

May 19th, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap Tomorrow is the NBA draft lottery and although we are in the middle of an exciting NBA playoff run with our final four teams about to kick off the Conference Finals, the buzz is starting to mount around the league on how the ping pong balls will bounce. Who [...]

May 19, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 12

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