1. Al Jefferson Doesn't See Anyone Beating the Spurs, Jazz Down 0-3

    You know that whole "fake it till you make it" thing? It appears that the San Antonio Spurs have broken Al Jefferson 's will to fake it...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,502 reads 1 comments

  2. Allen Iverson: 10 Years Later, We're Still Talking About Practice

    We're sitting here, and I'm supposed to be the franchise player, and we're talking about practice. I mean listen, we're sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but we're talking about practice...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,238 reads 10 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Isn't Hearing the Andrew Bynum Criticism

    How good is Andrew Bynum becoming? After going scoreless in the first half of a 99-84 loss against the Nuggets , he still finished with 18 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 13,566 reads 60 comments

  4. Los Angeles Lakers: Metta World Peace Is Working on His Fitness

    What has Metta World Peace been doing during his seven-game suspension? He's been putting in work. Via ESPN LA's Dave McMenamin : Metta World Peace has stayed busy through the first four games of his seven-game suspension in a variety of ways...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,315 reads 12 comments

  5. Joakim Noah Suffers Nasty Ankle Sprain, Leaves Arena on Crutches

    Sometimes you need to protect your players from themselves. Midway through the third quarter on Friday night, Joakim Noah took off toward the basket and came down on Andre Iguodala's foot, rolling his ankle grotesquely...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 6,496 reads 55 comments

  6. Tracy McGrady Shows Us He Lives, Can Still Dunk (and Then Hurts Ankle)

    I was all ready to write this post with the headline "Tracy McGrady Lives" until McGrady closed out a brilliant Game 3 first half versus the Boston Celtics by rolling his ankle when he came down on Rajon Rondo's foot after a jump shot...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,493 reads 11 comments

  7. Adam Yauch and the Beastie Boys Frontman's Appreciation of the Game We All Love

    The music world lost a visionary today. Adam Yauch—also known as MCA—of the Beastie Boys passed away Friday at the age of 47 after a three-year battle with cancer. This doesn't seem like a basketball story, but it is...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 763 reads 2 comments

  8. B/R NBA Roundtable: On Title Favorites, Injuries and Dirty Play

    Welcome to the B/R NBA Round Table. Our four lead writers, Ethan Sherwood Strauss, Holly MacKenzie, Bethlehem Shoals and Rob Mahoney have answered three questions about the NBA...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,276 reads 6 comments

  9. Dunk of the Night: DeAndre Shows That Blake Isn't the Only Clipper Who Can Fly

    While the Grizzlies were able to take care of business in Game 2 to tie their series against the Los Angeles Clippers , DeAndre Jordan wanted to leave an impression on Memphis...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,058 reads 5 comments

  10. The Truth Will Set You Free…and Then Tebow at Halfcourt

    For the Celtics to win Game 2 without Rajon Rondo, they needed Paul Pierce to be lead them. He more than answered the call, pouring in 36 points, 14 rebounds and four assists ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,636 reads 26 comments

  11. Celtics Need Paul Pierce to Shine If They Want to Leave Atlanta with a Victory

    Paul Pierce needs to be Paul Pierce tonight. Without Rajon Rondo on the floor for tonight’s game against the Hawks , the Celtics need their star players to play like stars...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 503 reads 12 comments

  12. Amar'e Stoudemire Slip-Up Costs Team, No One Feels Worse Than Him

    You've likely heard about Amar'e Stoudemire and the fire extinguisher by now. If you haven't, the short version: After the Knicks ' 104-94 Game 2 loss to the Heat , paramedics ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,064 reads 51 comments

  13. Dwyane Wade Messes with Mike Bibby, Tosses His Shoe Away

    There was a lot of drama that went down after the Miami Heat 's Game 2 victory against the Knicks . Still, this play involving Dwyane Wade and Mike Bibby remains an in-game highlight...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,440 reads 17 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum Play Word Association, Talk Coaches, Teammates

    While the Lakers looked dominant against the Nuggets in an easy Game 1 victory, Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum spoke with Melissa Rohlin of the Los Angeles Times about some lighter topics...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,470 reads 3 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2012: Breaking Down the Crazy First Weekend of Postseason Action

    After eight Game 1 contests sandwiched in between two days, how are you feeling this morning? We're a little bleary-eyed over here, but man, was it worth it...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 380 reads 0 comments

  16. Derrick Rose's Injury Is a Devastating Loss for the Chicago Bulls

    With a Game 1 victory all but decided, Derrick Rose drove to the hoop, came to a jump stop and felt something funny. As he left the ground, he immediately let go of the ball, grasped his knee and crumbled to the ground...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 9,291 reads 122 comments

  17. Rajon Rondo Does Weird Things After Tipoff, Stays Awesome

    Rajon Rondo is different. He's a phenomenal point guard who doesn't really love talking with media and sort of bounces the ball to his own beat...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 6,401 reads 8 comments

  18. Brad Miller's Body = (Expletive); Brad Miller's Career = Priceless

    When a player comes into the league no one ever really knows how his career is going to play out. When Brad Miller entered the league in 1998, he probably didn't see his career spanning 14 years, but here he is...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 12,952 reads 32 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers

    My prediction for this series comes with an asterisk attached. That asterisk should be attached to Derrick Rose ’s ankle. If Rose is healthy, this is a series the Bulls should handle easily...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,679 reads 16 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2012: Previewing Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks

    We've been waiting awhile for this series to happen. Ever since Carmelo Anthony got his wish and forced his way out of Denver for the bright lights of New York City, people have watched to see the Knicks and Heat face off...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 16,877 reads 138 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2012: Preview Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks

    Whenever I think about the Hawks, I cringe a little bit. Of course now that I've said this, they'll probably make me eat my words. I just don't trust them in crunch time. I certainly can't trust them against a team with a system like the Celtics...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,349 reads 15 comments

  22. Why the Celtics Secret Weapon Gives Them the Edge in the East

    The Boston Celtics are not the popular pick this season. They’ve looked old and broken and as though their championship window had closed shut...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 7,858 reads 9 comments

  23. Bryant Will Sit Against Kings, Durant Will Take Third Straight Scoring Title

    On the final day of the regular season, the NBA scoring champion can finally be crowned. With Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant battling it out for top honors this year, it was announced that the Lakers will not play Bryant tonight...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 612 reads 2 comments

  24. Derrick Rose and Jeremy Lin Won over Hearts, Minds and Wallets This Season

    I'm not the only one who loves point guards. Derrick Rose and Jeremy Lin topped the NBA 's most popular jersey list this season...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,715 reads 3 comments

  25. Metta World Peace Blogs About What Happens 'When Two Powerhouses Collide'

    One day after receiving a seven-game suspension for the elbow that connected with James Harden 's head, Metta World Peace took to the blog on his official website to share some of his thoughts about the game...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,762 reads 5 comments