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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Basketball

Ron Artest Thanks His Psychiatrist!

There’s no doubt that Ron Artest is a wacky dude. If you didn’t already know it, his speech after winning the NBA title during an interview on ABC confirmed it. In the interview with Doris Burke, Ron Artest gave his thank yous and in the middle of the list was his psychiatrist. He failed to…Read More

Ron Artest Gets His Back-Breaker

Ron Artest was heavily derided for his poor shot selection at the end of Game 5 between the Suns and Lakers in the Western Conference Finals. Artest missed two jumpers with his team up by three 101-98 and a minute left in the game. He wound up being the hero getting the miracle put-back on…Read More

Best Shooters May Win Game 7

The Boston Celtics were able to steal Game 2 of the NBA Finals from the LA Lakers at Staples Center for one reason — Ray Allen had an incredible shooting night. They could certainly use another if they want to win Game 7 and bring home their 18th NBA title. With news surfacing that Kendrick…Read More

Izzo Goes At it With a Reporter

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo managed to do a fairly good job of remaining quiet throughout the days when he considered moving on to the NBA to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers.  With all the speculation that surrounded the Spartans coach, I’m sure some frustration built up over the nine days in which he was undecided…Read More

Wall Street Journal Analyzes Lakers and Celtics Whining Tendencies

The Wall Street Journal has conducted an interesting little study that examines the amount of belly-aching the players have done in the 2010 NBA Finals.  Some of the numbers are actually pretty surprising.  Maybe it’s just because Celtics-Lakers is such a heated rivalry, but there seems to be more complaining about officiating in these NBA…Read More

Miami-Dwyane Wade County Now?

Realizing how valuable it is to have a quality NBA team in town, the city of Miami and the Heat organization is bringing out all the stops to try and ensure the team remains playoff-quality. At first it was the Heat organization creating a website and billboard saying “We Want Wade.” Then, they threw a…Read More

If The Finals Ended Today, Would Kobe Be MVP in Defeat?

In 1969, the Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA Finals series that went seven games.  Lakers guard and 14-time All-Star Jerry West was named the NBA Finals MVP — in defeat.  It was the first time the league issued an award for a Finals MVP, and the only time a player…Read More

Rajon Rondo’s Unbelievable Tip-In

Rajon Rondo has made a habit of creating highlight-reel plays in the 2010 NBA Playoffs.  The play against Orlando when he dove for a loose ball was a perfect example of what can happen when the point guard combines his incredible athletic ability with full-tilt hustle.  Last night, Rondo made another hustle play at a…Read More

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