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Don’t Sleep on the Brooklyn Nets

Thursday April 17, 2014

Paul PierceDeron Williams, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett ...how are more people NOT paying attention to the Brooklyn Nets?

Pierce and Garnett may be past their primes, but now that it's time for postseason basketball - you can forget about their ages. Those guys play with enough heart and passion to more than make up for their deteriorating talents. Make no mistake about it: none of the high seeds want to face the Nets in the playoffs. Read More...

Commissioner Silver Tries to Pull the Wool Over Our Eyes

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Adam Silver

Like many powerful men, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver may not believe his customers are the smartest people around. When talking about the possibility of penalizing teams for tanking, Silver acted dumbfounded. He claimed nobody in his league would ever think about "tanking."

But really, Silver just doesn't like to use the word "tanking." He'd prefer to call it "rebuilding." Read More...

Doc Rivers and Big Baby Butt Heads

Wednesday April 9, 2014

Doc RiversAlthough Doc Rivers and Glen "Big Baby" Davis haven't been together very long with the Los Angeles Clippers, they have a storied history together. They, of course, spent several seasons together as members of the Boston Celtics.

Usually when a coach has a long history with a player, that player can get away with things that his teammates cannot. That certainly isn't the case when it comes to Rivers and Davis. Read More...

Is Andrew Wiggins a Future NBA Star?

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Andrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins freshman season in Kansas ended much shorter than most people anticipated it would. The Jayhawks were one of the favorites to make it deep into the NCAA tournament, but would ultimately get upset in the third round by the No. 10 seeded Stanford Cardinal, 60-57.

Shortly following the loss, Wiggins confirmed what most people had already expected - he's leaving college after just one season for the NBA. Read More...

The Secret To Gregg Popovich’s Success In San Antonio

Thursday April 3, 2014

Gregg PopovichSan Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has already secured his place in history as one of the greatest coaches of all time. After all, he's a four-time NBA champion and a two-time NBA Coach of the Year winner.

As Popovich gets older, and closer to retirement, he's starting to let everyone in on some of the secrets to his success. If you want to know one of his big secrets, keep reading! Read More...

Kobe Bryant Has Revenge On His Mind

Wednesday April 2, 2014

Kobe Bryant wants revenge on his haters!The 2013-14 NBA season has not been very kind to the Los Angeles Lakers or their future hall of famer Kobe Bryant. Not only are the Lakers one of the worst teams in the league, they've been without Bryant for all but six games.

Although Bryant would have every reason to just call it a career after suffering a torn Achilles and then a fracture in his knee, he's motivated to return next season. Bryant wants to get revenge on everyone who has hated on the Lakers throughout the 2013-14 season. Read More...

Flirting With the Idea of 4-Point Shots in the NBA

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Antoine WalkerSometimes people in powerful positions just can't help themselves from messing with a good thing. It happens with nearly every business, and the sports world is certainly no different.

Although the NBA has yet to have any serious conversations on the subject, they have flirted with the idea of two major changes: adding a four-point line and making basketball courts bigger in size. Read More...

Miami Heat to Three-Peat? Not So Fast…

Tuesday March 25, 2014

Pat RileyHeading in to the 2013-14 NBA season, many people had already pegged the Miami Heat to win it all for the third straight season. After all, they still had Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and the best player in all of basketball - LeBron James.

Of course those same people only became more confident in their prediction when the Heat got off to a great start to the season. But Heat President Pat Riley has been around the block once or twice before and he knows that championships are never won in February, March or April. Read More...

Should the NBA Penalize Players Who Use Racial Slurs During Games?

Thursday March 20, 2014

Chris BoshThe NFL (National Football League) is currently debating the possibility of penalizing players who use the N-Word, and other racial slurs, during games. This has forced other sports organizations to look into banning slurs as well.

Miami Heat's Chris Bosh claims he hears players use the N-word all the time during games. But if the NBA, or any sport, decides to ban racial slurs, he hopes the focus isn't put solely on the N-word. Read More...

How Will You Remember Allen Iverson?

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Allen Iverson

"I mean, listen, we're talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, we talking about practice."

The above quote was of course made famous by the one and only Allen Iverson. On March 1, 2014, the 76ers honored AI by retiring his No. 3 jersey in a very memorable, and emotional, halftime ceremony. Read More...

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