1. Why Tennis Needs a Healthy Rafa Back

    With Roger Federer having been crowned almost unanimously by the greats of the game as the greatest tennis player of all time, Nadal fans, veteran tennis enthusiasts, and even casual fans (who ...

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  2. Five Things the Lakers Should Be Thinking About

    Even champions have issues to address sometimes. If the Los Angeles Lakers intend to become a dynasty, they'll have a busy offseason trying to avoid some problems that affected the Celtics from last year to this season...

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  3. Kobe Bryant Is Not Michael Jordan; But Neither Is He Allen Iverson

    Why do grown men and women stop themselves from fully appreciating a quality athlete by being childish, immature, and dishonest about how that athlete compares with other stars in the game? And I am looking at both extremes here...

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  4. Jerry West: Manna from Heaven

    As every human with a larynx holds forth on LeBron vs Kobe, as John Hollinger tries to settle the debate using his statistics, and ESPN has a roundtable of bloggers for their take on the matter, ...

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  5. Los Angeles: The Fake Show?

    What is up with the Los Angeles Lakers, everybody asks. There cannot be a single basketball fan in the world who has not asked himself over the last two days; why are the Lakers playing like this? Opposing team fans are freaked out...

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  6. Lakers-Rockets Without the Technicalities

    Yes, we all know the Lakers have the superstar and the HOF coach, the Rockets have the perimeter defense and the center. What do we not know but? 1. Brandon Roy is better than Kobe Bryant and LeBron James: So maintains Ron Artest...

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  7. A Lakers Fan's Awful Deja Vu: Postmortem of a Disastrous Game Three

    Will somebody please tell me if this is 2008 or 2009? After seeing Game 3 of the Lakers' series against the Jazz, I can't tell. Everything is as it was a year ago. I am as upset as I was then, nothing has changed...

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  8. NBA Western Conference Expectations

    Utah Jazz A year after losing to the Lakers in six games, Utah was expected to fight for the 2 or 3 seed to avoid meeting the Lakers till the conference finals at least this year. Unfortunately, that's not how things have played out...

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  9. Why Kobe Bryant Has To Win It Now

    To most NBA experts, players and fans, Kobe Bryant is one of the top 20 best players of all time and one of the top five guards the league has ever produced...

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  10. NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Expectations

    Detroit Pistons In a rare personnel miscalculation, Joe Dumars traded his team’s engine (Chauncey Billups) for the volatile Allen Iverson, and oh how the Pistons have fallen...

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