1. Shaquille O'Neal vs. Hakeem Olajuwon: Which Legendary NBA Center Was Greater?

    A Title Fight between Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon in their collective primes would have been an event for the ages—a match of mega proportions that could only be made in heaven...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 25,235 reads 69 comments

  2. Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird: Was LA Lakers or Boston Celtics Legend Greater?

    Larry Bird’s Boston Celtics and Magic Johnson’s Showtime Lakers were two dominant dynasties that occupied the same time and space on the NBA ’s grandest stage...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 30,975 reads 73 comments

  3. NBA Contenders and Pretenders: Debating Who Can Win a Championship Next Season

    The NBA ’s current landscape is in a period marked by a perpetual state of flux. A progression that was initially triggered by LeBron James and last season’s blistering Miami Heat wave that enveloped North America from coast to coast...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 17,454 reads 116 comments

  4. Michael Jordan and the Lords of the Rings: NBA Draft Picks That Didn't Miss

    NBA dynasties have had one common characteristic: They all had one major player that a franchise built a championship team around...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 4,816 reads 7 comments

  5. Miami Heat: Should They Really Be Favored To Win the Championship Next Year?

    Bleacher Report’s NBA Debate Team is at it again and what hotter subject to put on the grill, than the one that questions the Miami Heat ’s ability to win a championship ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 9,148 reads 95 comments

  6. NBA 2010-11: Blake Griffin and 11 Stars That Averaged a Double-Double

    Blake Griffin took the NBA by storm in his inaugural season and to no one’s surprise, went home with the prestigious Rookie of the Year award. And in winning the award, Griffin put forth mammoth stats to go along with his jaw dropping dunks...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 1,946 reads 8 comments

  7. LeBron James: Contrary to Popular Opinion, the King Did Not Fail Miserably

    The vilification of LeBron James has reached the pinnacle of abhorrence and can be measured on the tidal wave scale—the cause of which can be traced back to his tsunami-like decision last July and it’s negative domino effect...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 6,287 reads 109 comments

  8. NBA: Grading Kobe Bryant and the Top 30 NBA Salaries in 2011

    The NBA is full of millionaires and the exorbitant size of some player contracts are mind boggling. For teams to be competitive, they have to shell out the dough for players they hope will pan out, but there are no guarantees...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 5,340 reads 50 comments

  9. NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks Deserve More Credit and LeBron James Less Scrutiny

    This has been the most discombobulating season in the history of the NBA , courtesy of the media and their unhealthy appetite for Miami-Thrice, the NBA’s lightening rod of controversy...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 3,113 reads 63 comments

  10. LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant Comparing Different Aspects of Their Game

    Will it be the Heat-or-Three-peat? Now we know the answer to that question, as Kobe Bryant and his L.A. Lakers as well as LeBron James and his Miami Heat ran into a brick wall during the 2010-11 NBA Playoffs...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 3,960 reads 14 comments

  11. NBA Finals 2011: LeBron James Doesn't Deserve His Latest Onslaught of Critics

    For LeBron James and the Miami Heat , it’s been one hell of a season that has had Miami Thrice on the biggest roller coaster ride of their entire lives, and if the incessant ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 2,817 reads 83 comments

  12. LeBron James: Teams with Best Shot at Stopping Heat from Winning Multiple Rings

    There are two handfuls of teams that could stop the Miami Heat from winning multiple championships in their bid to be the NBA ’s newest dynasty...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 5,413 reads 60 comments

  13. Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade Has Proven That He's Better Than LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant

    What do you mean Mr. Hadarii Jones? Dwyane Wade has indeed surpassed Kobe Bryant as king of the shooting guards this season, for all intents and purposes...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 11,005 reads 191 comments

  14. LA Lakers, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors and the 10 Most Valuable NBA Franchises

    Forbes Magazine recently came out with a listing of the NBA ’s most valuable franchises, and their appraisal values are in the gazillions...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 5,421 reads 12 comments

  15. Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook: Clones in the Mold of a Shooting Guard

    The Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder are officially on life support in each of their respective conference finals, and the biggest single flaw in each of their games has been exposed...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 3,400 reads 17 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2011: Why The Chicago Bulls Are Imploding Against the Miami Heat

    The Chicago Bulls have all the tools they need to make this a championship season, with the exception of the collective fortitude of their team, to go along with their simple lack of effective offensive strategy...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 1,056 reads 9 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2011: Bulls Game 2 Loss to Heat is on Derrick Rose

    The Miami Heat edged out the Chicago Bulls to even up their third-round playoff series at one game apiece, and if one thing is predominantly true, it’s that the Bulls ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 3,015 reads 55 comments

  18. LA Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks: Can Kobe Bryant and Co. Climb Out of This Hole?

    The Miami Heat are at full throttle and chasing down this year’s championship trophy like hungry lions closing in on a Thompson’s gazelle during an unforgiving Serengeti ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 1,950 reads 33 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2011: Overrated Kendrick Perkins Will Doom OKC Thunder

    The OKC Thunder were bitten badly by the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies in their first game of the second round of the playoffs, and are facing a very clear and present danger...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 5,249 reads 56 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant: The 10 Biggest Man-Up Moments of His Career

    Kobe Bryant has been one of the most polarizing figures in all of sports and as such, comes with both a positive and negative charge...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 17,886 reads 60 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2011: Why the West Needs to Fear L.A. Lakers X-Factor, Andrew Bynum

    Ouch! The L.A. Lakers ’ are on an atrocious and untimely five game losing streak with the playoffs just around the corner, and their grip on the second seed is loosening substantially by the minute...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 1,377 reads 15 comments

  22. More Than Kobe: Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom Will Lead LA Lakers to 2011 Repeat

    Kobe Bryant is the Robin of the L.A. Lakers—as in Robin Hood of course, and everyone knows that every Robin Hood has a company of Merry Men at his disposal...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about over 3 years ago 2,266 reads 9 comments

  23. LeBron James' Legacy: 10 Things Heat Star Can Do To Be Just Like Michael Jordan

    LeBron James broke into the league with more fan fare and high expectations than any other player before him, and it seemed like just a formality that the NBA’s first pick in ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about almost 4 years ago 14,920 reads 200 comments

  24. New Orleans Hornets: Is Chris Paul Actually Better Off...In Seattle?

    The New Orleans Hornets can’t trade Chris Paul because doing so would essentially rip the heart out of this struggling franchise...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about almost 4 years ago 276 reads 8 comments

  25. NBA Superstars Behaving Badly: Why Chris Paul, Dwight Howard Won't Super-Team

    The 2010-11 NBA season marks the continental shift of Supermen to Super-teams like never seen before. First, there was the formation of Miami Thrice as LeBron James and Chris ...

    Rich Fernandes Written by Rich Fernandes about almost 4 years ago 1,046 reads 18 comments