1. Cristiano Ronaldo: Why the Player We Love to Hate Deserves the Ballon d'Or

    In every sport there are a select number of athletes who attract everyone’s attention. Whether through superior skills, God-given talent, showmanship or simply their innate ...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about 2 years ago 7,265 reads 60 comments

  2. NBA Fantasy Basketball for Dummies: The Top 50 Players for 2010-11

    (Composed by Ahaviah Bessemer and Ryan Marshall.)Although the regular season hasn't started, it’s never too early to start thinking about fantasy basketball...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about 4 years ago 554 reads 28 comments

  3. LeBron James: 'This Is the Year' Has Become a Recurring Theme

    For the past three summers, the NBA 's widespread fan and media base has been happy to proclaim that LeBron James is the game's best player...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 3,979 reads 147 comments

  4. Amare Stoudemire-Berg: The NBA's New Jewish Star

    It all started on twitter. Amare Stoudemire, the New York Knicks new power forward, and one of the NBA's biggest stars, began tweeting words in Hebrew on his personal twitter account...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 1,078 reads 3 comments

  5. NBA History: The 10 Greatest Active Players

    Using players who were only active through the 2009-10 season, I have managed to make a list of the 10 greatest active players. I repeat: This list includes players who only played through the 2009-10 season...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 1,647 reads 14 comments

  6. Love It or Not, How Kobe Bryant Became America's Favorite Athlete

    Once upon a time there was a man named Kobe Bryant. Kobe played basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers. During the summer of 2007, Bryant let the team know that he was not happy with the direction that the team was headed...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 8,742 reads 169 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant's A.B.C. Reads "Always Be Closing"

    "A-B-C: A-always, B-be, C-closing. Always be closing! Always be closing! You think they came in to get out of the rain? A guy doesn't walk on the lot unless he wants to buy...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 977 reads 3 comments

  8. LeBron James Is MVP, Right? Then Start Playing Like One

    It would have been a disgrace for the NBA had LeBron James not won his second consecutive MVP this season. The player who set historic overall stats, and lead his team to the best regular season record: He's a shoe-in...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 485 reads 26 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant: The Assassin's Revenge

    Young, inexperienced, up-and-coming: we heard all that and more about the Oklahoma City Thunder coming into this year's playoffs...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 1,208 reads 35 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant: Selfish?...Please

    Earlier this year, we dubbed the Lakers' superstar Kobe Bryant selfish. After the Lakers lost to the Clippers for the first time since 2007 and failed to end their six-year losing ...

    Ahaviah Bessemer Written by Ahaviah Bessemer about over 4 years ago 1,013 reads 51 comments