1. How the Oklahoma City Thunder Can Get over the Hump

    Oklahoma City is generally regarded as one of the most boring cities in the NBA . There just isn’t a whole lot to do out in OKC, and that’s not a knock on the city itself at all, just reality...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  2. The Contradictory Case of Zach Randolph

    As the old proverb goes, “Nothing is certain in life but death, taxes and Z-Bo getting in trouble.” According to The Oregonian , Memphis Grizzlies ’ power forward Zach Randolph had his annual run-in with the law last weekend...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 1,040 reads 1 comments

  3. O.J. Mayo: A Perfect Complement for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    It’s no secret the Memphis Grizzlies were interested in parting ways with shooting guard O.J. Mayo last season, just like it’s no secret the Cleveland Cavaliers were incredibly bad and bereft of talent in 2011...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 2,342 reads 13 comments

  4. Jazz Head Coach Tyrone Corbin Guides Utah Into Transition

    Whenever the next basketball season tips off for the Utah Jazz , there will be a new face manning the sidelines on Opening Night for the first time in 23 years following the abrupt, mid-season resignation of Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan last February...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 1,362 reads 16 comments

  5. Toronto Raptors: New Head Coach Dwane Casey Faces a Defensive Dilemma

    If you watched the NBA Finals this past June you probably noticed that a certain superstar seemed to disappear after the second game of the series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 1,431 reads 19 comments

  6. Mark Jackson: Mama There Goes That Man to the Golden State Warriors

    I was initially relieved when I first heard the news during the NBA Finals that one of the analysts covering the Finals had accepted the head coaching position with the Golden State Warriors...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 557 reads 2 comments

  7. Mike Brown: From Coach of LeBron James to Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers

    Two things are for certain about new Lakers head coach Mike Brown: the man isn't afraid of a challenge and defense is his forte...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 1,747 reads 17 comments

  8. Frank Vogel: From Interim Coach to Head Coach of the Indiana Pacers

    On January 30 of last season the Indiana Pacers surprisingly fired Jim O’Brien after three-and-a-half mostly disappointing seasons. The surprise wasn't really the fact that O’Brien was fired, but when he was fired...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 449 reads 5 comments

  9. NBA Lockout 2011: Suits V. Shorts, Part III: The Decision

    As fans, we are constantly reminded by professional athletes that professional sports are indeed businesses in which success and the almighty dollar reign supreme...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 3 years ago 493 reads 1 comments

  10. Yao Ming: The Transcendent Superstar

    On Friday, Yahoo Sports and the Houston Chronicle reported that Rockets center Yao Ming was calling it quits and retiring from the NBA ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 3 years ago 529 reads 6 comments

  11. LeBron James and the Decision: One Year Later

    Pretty much since the day I was born I have been a Cleveland sports fan. It wasn't something my father forced upon me like so many dads try to do with their kids, but rather something ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 3 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  12. Nets' Point Guard Deron Williams Close to Taking His Talents...to Turkey?

    On Thursday, word got out that New Jersey Nets ' point guard Deron Williams had agreed in principle to spend his lockout overseas playing for the Turkish club, Besiktas, the same team that briefly employed Allen Iverson last season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 3 years ago 172 reads 2 comments

  13. NBA Lockout 2011: Suits vs. Shorts, Part II: The Players' Perspective

    Make no mistake about it: The last time the owners and union did the lockout tango back in 1998-99, the players made out like bandits...

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  14. NBA Lockout 2011: Suits V. Shorts, Part I: The Owners Perspective

    Almost three weeks after concluding one of the most entertaining and satisfying NBA seasons in recent memory, the league officially shut down and locked the players out once its ...

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  15. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Kyrie Irving Goes First Overall in the Lottery

    Make no mistake about it: The NBA Draft is a crapshoot. Potential can be a dirty, dirty word. For every can't miss talent like a LeBron James or a Derrick Rose , there are an ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 3 years ago 804 reads 0 comments

  16. LeBron James Deserves the Miami Heat: Get Off Your High Horse

    I'm envious of the fans who can't understand why LeBron James is being portrayed as the villain in the aftermath of his "decision," I really am...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about almost 4 years ago 1,145 reads 4 comments

  17. The Browns Secondary Is a Reason to Be Optimistic in Cleveland

    July is a month full of anticipation and optimism for NFL fans. Football is in the air and training camps are about to start. Everybody's excited, and everybody's hopeful about their respective teams, at least to some degree...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 1,214 reads 6 comments

  18. Colt May Be The Real McCoy, But The Browns Should Wait To Find Out

    When the Cleveland Browns open the 2010 season at Tampa Bay on September 12, they will be sending out their 14th quarterback to start under center since the organization's rebirth in 1999...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 1,619 reads 14 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2010: The Good, The Bad, and etc...

    After letting the 2010 NBA Draft digest over the weekend, here's how I think things played out in this very inexact and unpredictible science. From the good to the bad, and a lot of stuff in between...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 2,115 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Regular Season Expansion: It's Just Business

    It's easy to condemn Roger Goodell and owners for wanting to expand the NFL regular season to 18 games. On the surface, it's a greedy and dangerous move that has generated strong ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 66 reads 7 comments

  21. NBA Finals 2010: Ron Artest Needs To Play Big in L.A.

    Many felt the Los Angeles Lakers acquisition of Ron Artest last summer only improved their championship roster...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  22. Tom Izzo and LeBron James: A Match Made in Cleveland?

    I believe Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has hit a home run by offering Michigan State coach Tom Izzo the opportunity to become the next head coach of the franchise, and God willing, LeBron James...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 433 reads 2 comments

  23. 2010 NBA Free Agency: Are the Cleveland Cavaliers in Disarray?

    Heading into the 2010 NBA playoffs, there was a lot of optimism in the city of Cleveland, at least when concerning the Cavs and the future of their homegrown superstar, LeBron James...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 794 reads 17 comments

  24. Amar'e Stoudemire: The One That Got Away For The Cleveland Cavaliers

    Now hindsight is always 20/20, but two weeks after the Cleveland Cavaliers saw their season abruptly cut short of a championship run in just the Eastern Conference Semifinals against ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 363 reads 8 comments

  25. J.J. Redick Is Proving a Lot Of Doubters Wrong This Postseason

    Over the years, there have been a lot of critics who doubted J.J. Redick’s ability to make an impact at the NBA level...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bernie Dawkins about 4 years ago 325 reads 1 comments