1. NBA Eastern Conference Preview: Part II

    Last week, we started with our NBA preview for the 2009-10 season by looking at the bottom feeders (15-12) of the Eastern conference. Today, I will take you through the teams that will finish between 11-9 and are on the cusp of the playoffs...

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  2. NBA Refs: Sending a Message

    The NBA league office has always been fond of sending a message to coaches, players, and teams when they want to get a point across...

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  3. NBA Eastern Conference Preview: Part One

    The NBA season tip off is in less than 14 days. I thought I would do my due diligence and provide you with a preview of the upcoming season and give you my predictions on how it will all play out...

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  4. Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2009

    This Friday, hardwood greatness will be enshrined forever as the basketball Hall of Fame introduces the much heralded inductees of 2009...

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  5. The Summer of Quentin Richardson

    Quentin Richardson was traded last night from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Miami Heat in exchange for Mark Blount. Why is this important? Why would this get an article on Basketball...

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  6. Portland Blazers Decide to Skip Exhibition Game in Seattle

    You can go back to sucking your thumb in the fetal position, Sonics fans. It was all just a bad dream. The Blazers announced that the October 14 exhibition game against the Suns at ...

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  7. Notes from NBA Vegas Summer League

    This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to take in some of the summer league games, while attending a terrific NBA conference (sponsored by SMWW) in Las Vegas. Let me tell you, for a serious NBA fan, it’s quite an event...

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  8. 2009 NBA Draft Recap and Highlights

    Here is a recap of the 2009 NBA draft: 1. Blake Griffin - Clippers - A pick so easy, a caveman could do it. Far and away the best player in the draft this year and the obvious number one choice...

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  9. NBA Mock Draft 2.0

    It’s less than 24 hours until the NBA Draft, and I’m feverishly putting together a mock-up of what will surely be one of the most intriguing drafts in years. There's (relatively) no certainty after the Clippers select Blake Griffin with the No

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  10. The Ultimate Sports Moment: Buzzer-Beating Jumper or Stanley Cup OT Goal?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings square off tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Why should sports fans outside of the blossoming metropoli of Pittsburgh and Detroit ...

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  11. Five Suggestions for the Orlando Magic

    First of all, great Game Two yesterday; glad to see the Magic bounce back and put up a hard fought game. That being said and before I get into coaching the Magic, I do have to say ...

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  12. Sticky Sticky Dozier

    Memphis hoopster and heralded recruit Robert Dozier notched a 670 on the math portion of his SAT in 2003, which put him in the nation’s 89th percentile. Nothing to see here, right? Not so fast...

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  13. That's Why They Play the Games

    The NBAs final four has been reduced to the final two, however, only one of the NBAs two chosen stars will have the opportunity to shine in this year’s finals...

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  14. John Wall and Kentucky

    John Calipari, already the highest paid coach in NCAA basketball, continues to add to his riches by landing a gem of a player in John Wall...

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  15. NBA Playoffs: The Best Teams Won.

    It doesn’t get much better than a playoff series that comes down to a Game Seven , no matter what the sport. The players are sick of each other, tempers are frayed, and coaches are about all-strategized out...

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  16. John Wooden on Teaching

    I have never really “heard” John Wooden. I’ve seen him on TV giving a quick sound bite. I’ve read a book about him, and a book by him. I admire him greatly...

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  17. The First Annual Feinberg Academic All-American Basketball Classic

    This past Saturday at Citizens Bank Arena, in Ontario, CA, the culmination of a new kind of sporting event took place...

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  18. Atlanta Hawks Need a “Heart Transplant”

    Saturday, I was hurrying home to watch Game Three of the Atlanta-Cleveland series. I was listening to the pre-game on ESPN, when Jim Durham asked Dr. Jack Ramsey what he thought Atlanta needed to do...

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  19. Rajon Rondo Is the Boston Celtics' New Main Man

    As I watched the start of the second game of the Lakers vs Rockets series, it was evident that Kobe Bryant was in the mind frame that he was not going to let the Lakers lose Game Two...

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  20. Los Angeles Lakers-Houston Rockets, Round Two: Ejections and Hard Fouls

    Things are getting a little chippy already in the Orlando-Boston series and the LA-Houston series, and they are only two games into them. Usually it takes a little more time for players to get sick of each other and have tempers flare...

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  21. Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics: Where Amazing Happens

    After watching game six of the Bulls vs. Celtics series, I wanted to write a post on how magnificent the series has been. I have been sitting in front of my laptop for the past hour trying to come up with something to write...

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  22. The Exportation of Jeremy Tyler

    Jeremy Tyler, hailed by many as the best big man prospect to come along since Tyson Chandler and Greg Oden, has decided to forgo his senior year to play professionally. Ordinarily this wouldn’t be a big deal...

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  23. Bull-Celtics: Are Playoff 4th Quarters Different from the Regular Season?

    When I was in high school, a guy in a hooded sweatshirt used to run around the outside of the court holding four fingers in the air at the beginning of the fourth quarter to fire up ...

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  24. Paul Pierce—Overrated

    First, I want to apologize for the lack of posts lately. We have been extremely busy on some other projects and just did not have the time to work on posting our thoughts on what is going on in the basketball world...

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  25. John Wall May Declare for NBA Draft

    George posted a review of the Nike Hoop Summit 2009 yesterday, which included his impressions of one of the top prospects in the class of 2009—John Wall...

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