1. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Thunder Take Game 5, Series vs. Nuggets

    The Oklahoma City Thunder shot just 36% from the field in Game 5, but still eked out a 100-97 victory over the Denver Nuggets, taking the series 4-1...

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  2. Trouble in LaLa Land: How the Hornets Exposed the Lakers' Weaknesses

    The Lakers ' quest for its second 3-peat in a decade is in serious jeopardy. Although the Lakers managed to take Game 2 and go back to New Orleans with the series tied, the ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about over 3 years ago 178 reads 1 comments

  3. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Indiana Pacers Can't Keep Pace, Chicago Bulls Take 1-0 Lead

    Frank Vogel better give his team an earful after the Pacers squandered a golden opportunity to steal Game 1 in Chicago. The Bulls outscored Indiana by 13 points in the fourth quarter to earn a 104-99 victory in Game 1 of this first-round series...

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  4. 2011 NBA Western Conference Playoffs: Denver Nuggets' Potential Matchups

    It seems crazy to think that just over a week ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were within 1 1/2 games of the San Antonio Spurs to take over the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference...

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  5. Gregg Popovich: Pop Go the Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs completely outplayed the Lakers last night for about 30 minutes. Unfortunately for them, a regulation game lasts 48...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about over 6 years ago 1,045 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Foul Play: Infractions Toward End of Game Should Be Called Intentional

    Even though I love basketball, especially the NBA, one rule must be changed and that is fouling towards the end of games. These fouls are clearly intentional and should be called as such...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about over 6 years ago 1,056 reads 0 comments

  7. No D in Denver: Marcus Camby Must Step Up His Game

    Marcus Camby won Defensive Player of the Year for the 2006-'07 season and again is one of the leading nominees for this year's award...

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  8. The NBA MVP: A Three-Horse Race

    I'm not writing this article to try and persuade any readers that they should vote one way or another on the NBA Most Valuable Player...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about over 6 years ago 1,661 reads 53 comments

  9. Duke Basketball: Time to Out Coach K

    If the Blue Devils' 2007 NCAA performance didn't convince people that Duke needed a change at the head coaching position, its 2008 performance had to...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 1,220 reads 3 comments

  10. NBA All-Star Proposal: Let's See the United States vs. Internationals

    With the United States having only limited success in international play of late—despite this summer's dominant effort—I wondered what it might be like to pit the US All-Stars against an All-International team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 709 reads 10 comments

  11. Giving Manu Ginobili his Due

    With so many articles written lately about LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, I'd just like to give props to one of the greatest fourth-quarter players I've ever seen: Manu Ginobili...

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  12. NBA Western Conference Predictions

    With the NBA trade deadline passed and so many teams out West making moves, the Western Conference is just too intriguing not to make some bold predictions. Just 5 games separates the top-seeded Hornets from the 9th-seeded Warriors...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 1,145 reads 6 comments

  13. Denver-Boston: Nuggets Beat Celtics and Five Things We Can Learn from the Game

    Did Kevin Garnett come back too soon? Maybe not, but the Big Ticket was not his normal self Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center. Garnett played just 21 minutes and scored only four points on 2-7 shooting...

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  14. Orange-Hoyas: Four Reasons Why Syracuse Crushed Georgetown

    The Carrier Dome was rocking on Saturday afternoon as the Syracuse Orange routed the Georgetown Hoyas 77-70. But the game was not as close as the score might indicate...

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  15. Super Bowl XLII: Randy Moss Teaches Bill Belichick Early Exit Technique

    At the end of Super Bowl XLII, no one could have been more disappointed than Patriots WR Randy Moss. But it wasn't the outcome that made Moss so upset—it was the way that Coach Bill Belichick ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 7,036 reads 46 comments

  16. NBA: Five Things to Look For in the Second Half

    The first half of the NBA is coming to a close, as the 2008 All-Star game approaches on February 17. We've seen some surprises, like the resurgence of a young Portland Trail Blazers team, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 1,200 reads 7 comments

  17. One Day at a Time: Too Much Stock in the NFL Combine

    NFL organizations take one day of a college player working out, and say it's more important than his entire career. One day! That's just what they do when it comes to the NFL combine...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 1,539 reads 19 comments

  18. Bye George: Time for Karl to Go in Denver

    It's sad to say, but it's time for George Karl to go in Denver. While the coach has no doubt helped the Nuggets reach respectability in a crowded Western Conference, the team has failed ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 7 years ago 26 reads 8 comments

  19. Jaguars-Steelers: A Two-Point Conversion Case Study

    Saturday's AFC Wild Card matchup between the Jaguars and Steelers was one of the more exciting playoff games I've ever seen...

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  20. Best of 2007: Remember the Scandals

    The biggest sports story of 2007 isn't a feel-good one.Honestly, what are you going to remember about sports when the year is over?The Red Sox's World Series win?Probably not, since it was nowhere near as dramatic as 2004...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about almost 8 years ago 553 reads 1 comments

  21. Win by Losing: The Solution for the New York Knicks

    It's pretty clear what people in New York think:Isiah Thomas has to go. The Knicks have been outright awful in the past six seasons...

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  22. Blazing a New Trail: Portland on the Rise

    Young, fresh, and energetic—those are the best words to describe the Portland Trail Blazers this season. Despite starting the year 5-12, Portland showed remarkable effort and hustle...

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  23. Denver Nuggets: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    The 2007-2008 Denver Nuggets can be summarized in a single word: Inconsistent. At times they've looked like an elite powerhouse. At times they've looked disorganized and sloppy...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about 7 years ago 916 reads 2 comments

  24. NBA Parity: Beware the Bottom-Feeders

    Ordering NBA League Pass may have been the best decision I made all year. I was already a huge fan of the Association prior to this season, but '07-'08 has been especially enjoyable...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about 7 years ago 722 reads 1 comments

  25. Not So Sunny: The Problem with the Phoenix Suns

    The Phoenix Suns offense revolves around one man: Steve Nash.When Shawn Marion requested a trade from the Suns this offseason, my first reaction was, "Are ya kidding me?" ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by J. Alexander about 7 years ago 1,325 reads 24 comments