1. Martin Luther King Jr. and Basketball

    Today, we commemorate one of the greatest leaders this country has had in its existence. Because all of you understand the importance and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 894 reads 0 comments

  2. Rudy Fernandez in 2009 Dunk Contest

    As an update to an earlier post, 2009 Dunk Contest: You Decide, Rudy Fernandez appears to have gotten the votes to enter the 2009 dunk contest and be the fourth contestant against Dwight Howard, Nate Robinson and Rudy Gay...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  3. Does Yao Ming Want Tracy McGrady Out of Houston?

    According to David Aldridge at NBA.com, the Rockets may be getting tired of McGrady and want to ship him out of town. Apparently, their other star, Yao Ming, feels the same way...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 2,118 reads 17 comments

  4. A Question for Referees

    A player goes to the foul line, his team is down by one point, with no time left on the clock. He misses the first, and then misses the second and his team loses...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 167 reads 0 comments

  5. Evaluating Early NBA MVP Candidates As Fans Chant for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

    We are almost at the halfway point of the NBA season, and I am already hearing the M-V-P chants when watching NBA games. We might as well get started on the MVP discussion...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 3,014 reads 9 comments

  6. Legend Pete Carril Rejoins Kings

    78-year old hall of fame coach Pete Carril is returning to basketball as a consultant for the Sacramento Kings. Carril is the legendary Princeton coach, who is the most winning coach of all-time in Ivy League history...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  7. How Much Pressure is on UNC?

    Recently, we saw the No. 1 UNC Tar Heels, who had been dominating their competition, get knocked off at home by their conference foe, the Eagles of Boston College...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  8. Josh Howard for Andrea Bargnani?

    While going through my morning ritual of reading up on basketball blogs, I came across a trade rumor that stuck out at me. Hoopsworld...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 1,630 reads 9 comments

  9. Shaun Livingston Released by Heat

    When the season began, I wrote an article on how pleased I was to see Shaun Livingston back on an NBA team after his horrific knee injury back in 2007. Feel free to go to the link to check out the video of the knee injury...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 407 reads 6 comments

  10. David Stern Puts Spin on NBA's Economic Woes with CNBC Appearance

    Apparently, NBA commissioner David Stern rang the bell at the stock market this morning and sat down with CNBC to give a rosy outlook on the NBA in this shaky economy...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  11. Holy Upsets

    As we ring in the New Year and I try and recover from my New Year’s Eve, I am not the only one who had a hangover. Yesterday, the best basketball teams in the country, from the NBA and college, were upset...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about over 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  12. Stephon Marbury is Back!

    That’s right, Stephon Marbury is back, but not on the court, on the blogosphere. Starbury wrote an end of the year blog in the New York Post...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  13. Erik Spoelstra's Faux Pas: Heat's Rookie Coach Makes Rookie Mistake

    I just returned from Christmas up in Seattle (rain, snow, cold) to beautiful southern California (sunny and 70), and it is good to be home… Because of the inclement weather ...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 555 reads 2 comments

  14. 2009 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: You Decide

    We are over one month and a half away from All-Star Weekend in Phoenix. Big deal, right? What does All-Star weekend mean these days? I remember when All-Star weekend meant something and it had nothing to do with the game on Sunday night...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 1,556 reads 2 comments

  15. 19’9” versus 20’9”

    If you’ve been watching NCAA basketball this year it’s been hard not to notice the newly minted 20’9” men’s three-point line, if for no other reason than it looks strange ...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 659 reads 0 comments

  16. Raptors Talk Trade with Warriors and Bobcats

    Last week, we saw a blockbuster trade in which Allen Iverson was shipped from the Denver Nuggets to the Detroit Pistons. NBA teams may not be done wheeling and dealing and word is there is plenty of talk regarding a new trade...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 2,612 reads 8 comments

  17. Where is the Capital of College Basketball?

    I started looking through my calendar today, trying to line up some games to go to this season. First I had a look at the Lakers schedule, but then realized Kobe’s contract hadn’t expired yet and quickly moved on to College basketball...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 4 comments

  18. Lindsey Hunter Still in Great Shape

    According to the Daily News, the Los Angeles Clippers brought in veteran free agent Lindsey Hunter for  a workout as a potential signing...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  19. Mayo Will Win Rookie of the Year

    You heard it here first. Now, dont get me wrong, I do not think OJ Mayo was the best player in the draft. As I stated in my draft preview blog, I felt Michael Beasley was the most talented and I would have taken him with the first pick...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 114 reads 1 comments

  20. Will the Economy Crush the NBA?

    I hate to keep harping on the economy but it scares me and it should scare the NBA. I am probably more bearish than most and believe we are heading into unprecedented times. I believe we will be facing a long-term recession and perhaps even a depression.

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 389 reads 1 comments

  21. Where Did Midnight Madness Come From?

    At midnight tonight, the NCAA kicks off the beginning of the college basketball season with its annual Midnight Madness...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  22. Kevin Martin’s New Look Will Bring the Attention He Deserves

    If you ask any non-NBA faithful who Kevin Martin is, many will come back to you with a perplexed look and a shoulder shrug...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 136 reads 3 comments

  23. Days of Monta Ellis: Part III

    In part III of the Monta Ellis soap opera (Ellis part I and Ellis part II), the Golden State Warriors have decided to punish Ellis for his actions by suspending him a total of 30 games...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 1,011 reads 3 comments

  24. Hoosier Basketball forecast: Recession

    A week from today, College basketball teams will kick-off their season with their first practice. Coaches and players throughout the country will be excited to get back on the court and prepare for the upcoming season...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 6 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  25. Bad News Knicks, Players Sick, Injured, and Out of Shape

    Another year and the same old story for the Knick players. Just when the New York fans thought they had something to cheer about with a new coach and new management, the same old Knick players showed up with their antics...

    Jaime Irvine Written by Jaime Irvine about almost 7 years ago 1,130 reads 16 comments