1. NBA Power Rankings: KG's Celtics Storm Into Top Place

    Kevin Garnett still looks like he's lacking some of his explosiveness, but the Celtics are rolling. They overtake the Lakers and sit atop The Daily Hurt's weekly power rankings...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 714 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Power Rankings: Kobe's Lakers Untouchable at the Top

    By the end of this week, the Lakers will have played 17 of 21 games at Staples Center, so it's no surprise that they are looking pretty content at the top of the league and also atop of The Daily Hurt's weekly power rankings...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 571 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Power Rankings: Suns To the Top, Mavs and Hawks Take Tumble

    Ok, so it looks like I've just randomly inserted a photo of a hot chick, but hear me out. I think it sums up life for the Phoenix Suns right now. They are smokin' hot and it's smiles all around and besides, she's got much better hair than Steve Nash...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 865 reads 4 comments

  4. Allen Iverson: The Soldier Who Refused Help

    And so it ends for Allen Iverson. Unwanted and unloved, the answer for Iverson is retirement. He remains too stubborn for his own good but stubbornness is not a strength—it's a weakness...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Power Rankings: Mavs Move, Hornets Buzz, but Hawks Are on Top

    The sexy thing to do this season is to lose your superstar and then go on a winning run. Milwaukee did it when Michael Redd went down, and so did Sacramento after Kevin Martin fractured his wrist...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 1,014 reads 2 comments

  6. NBA Power Rankings: Blazers, Bucks and Pacers Surge; Nuggets Go Top

    Milwaukee Bucks rookie Brandon Jennings explosive start to NBA life has made the Bucks relevant again and in first place in the Central division...

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  7. NBA Power Rankings: Celtics Stay on Top, Suns on The Rise

    The Boston Celtics remain atop the weekly power rankings, although Steve Nash has the Phoenix Suns surging up. Despite a perfect week, Kobe's Lakers can only make it to second place...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 320 reads 6 comments

  8. Rajon Rondo: The Little Boy With The Big Mouth

    If Rajon Rondo tried to, he could probably fit all $55 million dollars of his new contract into his huge mouth. Instead, he would be wise to invest at least some of his newfound wealth in a few lesson on how to be humble and act like a pro...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 2,827 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Power Rankings: Celtics Claim Week One

    While many teams shook off preseason rust in opening week, the Boston Celtics look in midseason form already. KG's knee? Check. Paul Pierce motivated? Check? A deeper rotation despite Big Baby's big boo-boo? Check...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about almost 5 years ago 736 reads 6 comments

  10. NBA Power Rankings: Dwight Howard Ready To Take the Magic To the Top

    With only a week to go until the good stuff starts, it's time to throw out some power rankings. Always a good debate, let's see how they stand: 1. ORLANDO MAGIC: Vince Carter was thrilled to get traded to Orlando...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about 5 years ago 822 reads 9 comments

  11. No Escape This Time For Melanie Oudin

    Melanie Oudin's US Open magic show finally ran out of tricks. Her act of conceding the first set before storming back to defeat her much more accomplished opponents had been dramatic and entertaining, but it was always fraught with danger...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about 5 years ago 183 reads 2 comments

  12. Allen Iverson's Off Season Diary

    Dear AI, Good practice this morning man (hehe!). Got some good news this morning. Leon told me that the Grizz are close to offering me a contract. He said that it was only a one-year, $3.5mil deal...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about 5 years ago 1,000 reads 21 comments

  13. Farewell Freddie, We Hardly Knew Ya

    With the Ashes urn firmly in keep, Andrew Flintoff bowed out of test cricket this week a happy man. It was a much happier end for Flintoff than the last time he faced Australia, a 5-0 ...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about 5 years ago 102 reads 10 comments

  14. NBA Newlyweds: LeBron James and Shaquille O'Neal

    LeBron James has a new BFF. While it might not be Paris Hilton, it is Shaquille O'Neal, who has become an NBA equivalent of wrinkly Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger. Despite his aging years, Shaq's brides always seem to stay the same age...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 359 reads 0 comments

  15. Maria Sharapova: Ready to Shoulder the Load at Wimbledon

    In a sport notorious for its competitors aging early, Maria Sharapova could already be considered a wily veteran of the women’s tennis circuit. She has won three Grand Slam titles and is a former world No...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  16. Derek Fisher's Cheap Shot Deserved a Longer Suspension

    I have lost all respect for Derek Fisher as a basketball player. His cheap shot on Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola was disgusting. Fisher is a 13-year veteran and a three time champion. He is also the president of the Players' Union...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 345 reads 11 comments

  17. Magic-Celtics: Stan Van Gundy Nearly Blows It For Orlando in Game One

    Stan Van Gundy was happy. His team, the Orlando Magic, had just defeated the Boston Celtics, 95-90. At a press conference after the game, Van Gundy quite correctly pointed out that ...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  18. Carmelo Anthony Has the Denver Nuggets Ready for Round Two

    It's been a long wait for Carmelo Anthony. After six long years of frustration and unfullfillment, Anthony has the Nuggets in a strong position to advance beyond the first round of the playoffs for the first time in his career...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 295 reads 2 comments

  19. Dwyane Wade is Giving the Atlanta Hawks Nightmares

    After sleep walking through Game One against the Atlanta Hawks, Dwyane Wade has quickly woken up for the Miami Heat. And he's giving the Atlanta Hawks nightmares. Wade looked uninterested at times during the series opener...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 964 reads 2 comments

  20. Detroit Pistons Will Look to Expose the Cavaliers Bench in Game Three

    So far, so good for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Apart from a minor slip up in Game Two against the Detroit Pistons—when James was on the bench resting—the ...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 100 reads 0 comments

  21. No Wizardry in Flip Saunders' Coaching Ability

    The Washington Wizards have made a mistake in hiring Flip Saunders as their new head coach. Saunders is making his return to the sidelines after he was given the flick from the Detroit Pistons at the end of last season...

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  22. Farewell to Dikembe Mutombo

    Dikembe Mutombo knew straight away his basketball career was over. On Tuesday night, when he came down hard after tangling with Greg Oden, the 18-year veteran had to be carried off the court on a stretcher...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 507 reads 4 comments

  23. Yao Ming and Houston Rockets Looking No Further than Game Two

    Yao Ming knows not to get carried away. Previous postseason heartbreak has taught him over and over that it's never about how you start, it's how you finish that counts...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 299 reads 1 comments

  24. Chicago Bulls Look for Early Knockout against Boston Celtics: Game Two Preview

    The defending champs are on the ropes. Granted, it is only one game into the postseason but already the Boston Celtics look like a shadow of the team that romped past the L.A. Lakers last June...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  25. Kobe in Control as the Lakers Crush the Jazz in Game One.

    Kobe Bryant scored 24 points and had eight assists as the Los Angeles Lakers eased past the Utah Jazz 113-100 to take game one of the best-of-seven first round playoff series...

    The Daily Hurt Written by The Daily Hurt about over 5 years ago 83 reads 0 comments