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Closing Thoughts On The NBA Championship

1.    The Spurs came as close as anyone has ever come to a title [caption id="attachment_14535" align="aligncenter" width="567"] Photo Credit: (AP Photo/Eric Gray)[/caption] Heartbreaking. Gut-wrenching. Devastating. Crushing. You can call it whatever you’d like, but the point is perhaps no other team has come this close to an NBA title and gone home empty-handed. The Spurs were a made free throw away, or a ...

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Where The Lakers Go From Here

Obviously the Lakers season did not end the way were hoping…not even close. They had to know they were a long shot to make the Finals even with a completely healthy roster, but a first round sweep?? Ouch… Now Dwight Howard becomes a free agent who will, despite a trashpile of a season, earn max money next year. Kobe has vowed to come back, but no one knows when that will be or if he will even resemble the p ...

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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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Your Guide To Choosing Sides In The Skip Vs. Stephen A. Debates

A moderately successful television show on ESPN called First Take gained a ton of publicity this NBA Playoffs.  This newfound popularity is surely due to the segment on the show where they would bring in two of sports nation’s most ignorant and loudest talking heads, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith, and have them yell at each other about countless NBA issues.  But as it got more and more popular and the p ...

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NBA Finals Preview: The King’s Coming For His Crown

Talk about Christmas in July…Santa paid us all an early visit this summer and delivered, in my opinion, the best damn present since I received a Nintendo 64 as a five year old. Sitting under the tree for everyone to see is an NBA Finals matchup of the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. the Miami Heat. This Goliath vs. Goliath, heavyweight showdown pits the two best players on the planet against one another, with 3-t ...

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Breaking Down The Miami-Boston Series So Far….

In a back and forth battle between the Eastern Conference elite; the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics have shown the basketball world a lot about themselves, and each other. Instead of simply looking at the box scores and taking a stab at what happened in the games, like most analysts do, I will be telling the actual stories of each game. The two games in Miami showed us both sides of the spectrum for this ...

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Celtics Advance Seeking Revenge Against Heat

Most pundits expected the Celtics to advance past the eighth seeded Sixers, however most didn’t expect the Celtics to need seven games to do so.  Game seven was no easy contest for the Celtics, as it seemed like the Sixers had a legit shot at stealing the game down three with Paul Pierce fouling out late in the fourth quarter, but the Celtics relied on their trademark fourth quarter execution to pull it out ...

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