1. NBA Finals 2012: No Excuses Now for LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh

    Now that they are in the same position they were in a season ago, with a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals, LeBron James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have to win the championship this year for one reason...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 965 reads 5 comments

  2. NBA Finals 2012: James Harden's Shooting Woes Will Cost Thunder Series

    For the Oklahoma City Thunder , blame can be assigned to multiple different people for handing Game 3 to the Miami Heat , but one thing is certain, and that's Sixth Man of the Year James Harden should be getting many fingers pointed his way...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 842 reads 3 comments

  3. NBA Finals 2012: Thunder Must Mature Immediately to Defeat Heat

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have made a living this postseason of owning the fourth quarters of tight games...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 614 reads 3 comments

  4. Thunder vs. Heat: Game 4 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    Both the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder have found out the pressure and the spotlight of the NBA Finals will bring out different things in teams...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 18,818 reads 175 comments

  5. NBA Free Agents 2012: Former Stars Destined to Take a Pay Cut to Win a Ring

    While the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder are busy competing for a championship, there are a whole bunch of veterans sitting at home wishing they had the opportunity that the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant currently do...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,765 reads 13 comments

  6. Why OKC Thunder Should Start a James Harden-Russell Westbrook Backcourt

    Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks is very good at making adjustments, both in-game and following a Thunder loss, but he's going to be tested as OKC lost home-court advantage in the 2012 NBA Finals ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 7,192 reads 38 comments

  7. Boston Celtics: Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Re-Signing Kevin Garnett

    A week ago, with a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat , Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics didn't expect to be spectators for the NBA Finals...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 4,803 reads 13 comments

  8. Thunder vs. Heat: Game 3 TV Schedule, Live Stream, Spread Info and More

    It took a fantastic start and holding off a furious Oklahoma City Thunder rally late, but the Miami Heat did what they had to and are heading home with the NBA Finals tied at a game apiece...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 10,212 reads 17 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Sixers Must Deal Andre Iguodala to Move Up in Draft

    Stop me if you've heard this one before. Philadelphia 76ers forward Andre Iguodala is the subject of trade rumors...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 13,942 reads 32 comments

  10. NBA Finals 2012: 5 Do-or-Die Adjustments for OKC Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder needed to win both games at home to begin the NBA Finals. They didn't. Now as they head to Miami for the next three games, the pressure is suddenly on the Thunder to steal a game or two at AmericanAirlines Arena...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 500 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Draft 2012: Projecting the Biggest Surprises in the Top 10 Picks

    The NBA draft is less than two weeks away, and the only thing that we know for certain is that Kentucky's Anthony Davis is going to go No. 1 overall to the New Orleans Hornets...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,558 reads 3 comments

  12. Chris Bosh's Big Game 2 Proves Miami Heat Are Truly Big Three

    Miami Heat team president Pat Riley had a vision two years ago when he brought LeBron James and Chris Bosh to town to pair with longtime Miami superstar Dwyane Wade ...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 3,237 reads 18 comments

  13. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Bad GMs Who Will Strike Out Again

    The 2012 NBA draft is under two weeks away, and certain NBA general managers are going to be under the gun to make the right move to improve their respective teams...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,677 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Finals 2012: What Adjustments the Heat Must Make to Steal Game 2

    The Miami Heat had their flaws exposed in Game 1 of the 2012 NBA Finals , but this series is far from over as long as they find a way to steal Game 2 on the road in front of what is sure to be a loud and energized Oklahoma City crowd...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 498 reads 0 comments

  15. Does Dwight Howard Cancelling Youth Camp Indicate He Still Wants a Trade?

    With the NBA finals set to end sometime in the next week to 10 days, all eyes will be focused on the offseason, or more importantly whether or not Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard will request a trade for the second consecutive season...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,839 reads 7 comments

  16. Comparing Michael Jordan's 1992 Threads to Russell Westbrook's 2012 Hipster Chic

    When every great NBA player embarks on greatness, the first comparison is to that of the legendary Michael Jordan. The same goes for winning championships...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,668 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Rumors: Kevin Garnett's Best-Case and Worst-Case Free Agency Scenarios

    In what looks to be a very weak class of unrestricted free agents, Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett will be one of the more popular ones on the market...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 5,751 reads 8 comments

  18. Heat vs. Thunder: Surrounded by Duds, LeBron James Must Beat OKC by Himself

    If Miami Heat superstar LeBron James wants to avoid the criticism for another season and capture that championship that has eluded him for the first nine seasons of his career, he's going to have to earn it...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 730 reads 6 comments

  19. NBA Trade Rumors: Bobcats Smart to Shop Second-Overall Pick

    Michael Jordan is looking to make a smart move as an NBA executive for a change. It's been rumored that the Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats could possibly move back from the No...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 2,753 reads 5 comments

  20. Isiah Thomas and the Biggest Snubs from 1992 Dream Team

    Perhaps the greatest team ever assembled in sports history, the 1992 Dream Team turns 20 years of age this year and as 2012 just happens to be an Olympic year, much has been revisited about that team, including who was snubbed...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 7,201 reads 3 comments

  21. Grading Westbrook, LeBron and Durant's Game 1 Press Conference Wardrobes

    Some may call it a shame, but we've reached the point where what certain stars wear to the postgame presser has nearly overshadowed anything the superstars do on the court...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,059 reads 2 comments

  22. NBA Mock Draft 2012: Prospects Guaranteed to Outperform Projected Draft Position

    As the NBA Finals are underway, we are down to about two weeks before the 2012 NBA draft. That leaves only individual workouts for certain prospects to attempt to improve their draft stock...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 4,709 reads 7 comments

  23. Heat vs. Thunder: Grading Every Key Player's Game 1 Performance

    Game 1 of the NBA Finals is in the books as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook outscored the Miami Heat by themselves (41-40) in the second half to give the Thunder a 1-0 lead in the series...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 536 reads 0 comments

  24. 2012 NBA Draft: Why Anthony Davis Will Turn Hornets into Title Contenders

    There's no questioning that on June 28, Kentucky's Anthony Davis will become a member of the New Orleans Hornets , but the question is whether he will be able to turn them into title contenders...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 1,467 reads 11 comments

  25. Jeremy Lin: Breaking Down What His Bird Rights Battle Means for N.Y. Knicks

    The eyes of every New York Knicks fan should be tuned to Wednesday’s arbitration hearing about waived players' Bird rights as it effects the future of not only point guard Jeremy Lin , but the Knicks franchise as well...

    Matt Shetler Written by Matt Shetler about over 2 years ago 9,059 reads 21 comments