1. NBA Playoffs: Five Reasons Portland Trail Blazers Could Pounce in the West?

    This article is written by Phil Kovalev, Hoops4Life columnist. This article also can be found at Hoops4Life.com I Believe...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 4 years ago 529 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Playoff Race: Might Be Tighter Than You Think

    I must include a small paragraph to say how good it is to be back. What, with me heading off into the bright old world of university this past September, I obviously haven't had much time for writing on here...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 4 years ago 169 reads 4 comments

  3. Walt Bellamy: One of the greatest Rookies (and Players) of All-Time

    The NBA has seen some amazing rookie seasons. Magic. Chamberlain. Russell. Jordan. Robertson.Abdul-Jabbar. Duncan. O'Neal. Baylor. Hall of Famers whose exploits in those first years are well storied...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 535 reads 6 comments

  4. My Personal Rookie Awards For the 2009-2010 NBA Season

    Yes, its early. Months away from having actual games to watch, my mind begins to wander. This, my friends, is what the offseason is for. Sure, its important to get a trade or a free agent signing in...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 673 reads 14 comments

  5. The Kurt Rambis Experiment Begins: What To Expect?

    Today it was finally announced that it would be Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis that takes over as the Minnesota Timberwolves next head coach. David Kahn, the new GM, has made enough splashes already, with his confusing draft picks...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 229 reads 3 comments

  6. With Lamar Odom Off The Table, Do The Miami Heat Focus On Carlos Boozer?

    With Lamar Odom off the table, do the Miami Heat now refocus on Carlos Boozer? Perhaps the biggest news in the NBA this past week was the report that Lamar Odom re-signed with the champion Los Angeles Lakers...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 397 reads 9 comments

  7. Memo to The New Orleans Hornets: DO SOMETHING

    Memo to the Hornets: DO SOMETHING. Dear New Orleans Hornets, You are a lucky one, a very lucky one. Back in 2005, you managed to get a hold on the fourth overall pick of the draft...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 426 reads 8 comments

  8. The Utah Jazz: A Lesson in Regression?

    The Utah Jazz—A lesson in regression? Just two years ago, you could easily have called the Utah Jazz an NBA title contender. They were a team on the rise and looked like nothing could stop them...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 994 reads 5 comments

  9. Could Cleveland Cavaliers Coach Mike Brown Be Gone Before Season's End?

    Could Cav's Coach Mike Brown be gone by Season's End? A common saying around the NBA is that there is no hotter seat than that of a Head Coach...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 514 reads 8 comments

  10. Why I Don't Like the Hedo Turkoglu Decision

    As a basketball player in the NBA, Hedo Turkoglu has done many things. He's been the first Turkish-born player in NBA history. He's been a scrub at the end of the bench in Sacramento. He's been a role player off the bench for those very same Kings...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 1,281 reads 10 comments

  11. Five Questions on the NBA Draft, and the Answers to Four of Them

    Confused about the NBA draft? Need answers for some of the questions keeping you up at night? Luckily, here are a few to help you out: Was Jordan Hill the right choice for the Knicks when they ...

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  12. Vince Carter Is, Finally, on a True Contender

    Finally, Vince Carter is playing on a true contender. After an incredibly busy day/week, one team gaining a particular player stands out in my mind. Is it Richard Jefferson to the Spurs? Its a scary one, but no...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 361 reads 7 comments

  13. Are the Golden State Warriors Putting Too Much Hope in Monta Ellis?

    The Golden State Warriors have lost a few fans in the last two years. That's what happens when you go from being an exciting, fast-paced team that pulled off one of the biggest upsets of NBA ...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 540 reads 13 comments

  14. Courtney Lee: The Unbelievable Rookie

    Hard to believe Courtney Lee is a rookie. Derrick Rose was amazing during his first trip to the playoffs. Micheal Beasley did some big damage to the Atlanta Hawks. Big name rookies made noise this year, but none more so than Courtney Lee...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 379 reads 5 comments

  15. The All Non-All-Star NBA Team for the Playoffs

    Every year the NBA announces their All-NBA team for the year, the best players at their respective positions. And as you would expect, they're all All-Stars...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 673 reads 20 comments

  16. Rashard Lewis Has Earned His Money

    You saw Rashard Lewis's output in Game One—if you can really call it an output. But its not too hard to remember how clutch he was against Cleveland, hitting huge threes and making the big plays to help Orlando dominate the series...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 301 reads 11 comments

  17. Breaking News: Shaquille O'Neal Revealed As True NBA Commisioner (Humor)

    Breaking News: Shaquille O'Neal revealed as the true commissioner, making former teams fight for who gets to retire his jersey...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about 5 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  18. My Letter to the L.A Clippers As a Fan of Blake Griffin

    Dear Clippernation/Mr. Dunleavy, I, like many, am an avid fan of the talented big man from Oklahoma, Blake Griffin. A unique talent, a man with a great work ethic and a successful player at the college level...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 771 reads 7 comments

  19. The Four Players I Most Want to Watch in the Remainder of the NBA Playoffs

    Four teams are left. Two tied at one game apiece. One up a game. One trailing by a game. That leaves us roughly 46 players to watch...soon that'll be narrowed down to 24. And as we all do...there are always those special individual players we like to see.

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 396 reads 18 comments

  20. What if Jameer Nelson Had Never Been injured?

    It is strange how the smallest things can have such a large impact on the world. Many times, these small things are ones that most of us will never notice, or never attribute to the impacts they have...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  21. Five Things Allen Iverson Can Do To Become Relevant in the NBA Again

    Allen Iverson is a legend of the game. We may as well get this out of the way. Almost no-one has played with as much heart and passion as he, no-one has had such a surging fan base in recent years...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 2,002 reads 47 comments

  22. The NBA: Where Confusing Flagrant Fouls and Suspensions Happen

    The NBA: Where confusing flagrant fouls and suspensions happen. Playoffs. It means many things. Buzzer-beaters. Huge shots. Great match-ups. Crowds going nuts. Amazing wins and devastating losses...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 635 reads 5 comments

  23. How The Dallas Mavericks Made Me Look Like a Fool

    How the Dallas Mavericks have made me look like a fool. I've never been a particular fan of the Dallas Mavericks. Perhaps it was because the competed with my Sacramento Kings early in the decade for the fastest offense...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 722 reads 12 comments

  24. Ben Gordon Has Turned It Around for the Chicago Bulls

    Ben Gordon has turned it all around for the Chicago Bulls. Back in his rookie season, I liked Ben Gordon's game. He came off the bench, provided a scoring punch, and even hit a buzzer-beater or two...

    Hoops4life  Written by Hoops4life about over 5 years ago 442 reads 4 comments

  25. The Five Most Important Rookies in the NBA Playoffs

    Playoff time. You know what that means...endless predictions and analysis' of each series, of each matchup, of every possesion. But that's just playoff basketball, eh? So many factors to consider...

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