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Why Don’t People Watch Baseball?

Major League Baseball is facing a major problem right now. This should be the time of the year that baseball is king. There is no football or basketball or even hockey going on right now. So what’s going on? Why is baseball not king of the sports world? Why are sports fans more interested in NBA free agency than MLB games? Part of this problem has to with the job David Stern and Roger Goodell have done with ...

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Orlando’s Dwightmare: The Return Of Dwight

The Sunshine State, the place where the beaches meet the orange groves, where Parrot-heads and tourists were born, where retirees come to die. Right in the heart of this great state is the former home of Lakers star Dwight Howard. The place where basketball was left to die in the Florida heat. In the biggest basketball move of the offseason, Dwight was traded to the Lakers and so ended another reign of bask ...

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The Most Dangerous 8th Seed In NBA History: The Los Angeles Lakers

[caption id="attachment_12848" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: Steve Dykes / EPA[/caption] On January 23rd the Los Angeles Lakers lost on the road to the Grizzlies 106-93 and dropped to 17-25 to 12th place in the Western Conference. Most experts by now had completely counted the Lakers out and gave them no shot at making the playoffs. The story of the Lakers’ ineffectiveness and futility head ...

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3 Reasons the Los Angeles Lakers Should Trade Dwight Howard

The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to be among the NBA’s elite during the 2012-13 NBA season. Clearly, those expectations have all but evaporated now. Adding future Hall-of-Famers like Dwight Howard and Steve Nash along with solid players like Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks looked great on paper. However, it is apparent now that this combination does not work on the court. [caption id="attachment_12430" a ...

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Dwight Howard: The Unskilled Big-Man

The other night while I was watching the Lakers take on the abysmal Washington Wizards, I became increasingly frustrated as the game went on watching Dwight Howard put up a measly 12 points. I became frustrated because the more and more I watched Howard, I realized he really lacked a post game. Now I know that Howard has been battling injuries and don’t get me wrong, he has unbelievable athletic ability, bu ...

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2012 Top NBA Players 20-1

…And here’s the grand finale, my top 20 players in the NBA heading into the 2012-2013 season. Some quick refreshers: Age and contract are not factored in—the question is simply how much do I like each player for this season To qualify, players must have played at least one game in the league last season (sorry Andrei Kirilenko) and be on a current NBA roster And, again, no rookies (Anthony Davis will not be ...

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Video Of The Week: The Mamba Still has It

With the NBA season set to get underway at the end of the month, all eyes are on the new and hopefully improved Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers, which feature four future Hall of Famers and a strong supporting cast are the favorites to knock off the defending champion Miami Heat. Ever since Shaq’s departure, the Lakers have always, without a doubt, been Kobe’s team. In a recent interview, Bryant stated that ...

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