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NBA Shoots Horses and Chris Paul

DATELINE: HUMOR! Like instant coffee, just add NBA ownership to the hot water. The New Orleans Hornets have become freeze-dried. How do you like your toast buttered? Put a little honey on that Hornet. The Chris Paul trade is deader than a doornail. Some NBA players may shuffle off to... Continue reading "NBA Shoots Horses and Chris Paul" »

Seven Deadly Sins of the NBPA Puts a Plague on the NBA House

DATELINE: HUMOR! After watching NBA players break every one of the Seven Deadly Sins over the past decade, the owners are counting on the players breaking one more. We expect the NBPA, or in layman’s terms, the union to be busted like a bunch of deadbeats in an Occupy city... Continue reading "Seven Deadly Sins of the NBPA Puts a Plague on the NBA House" »

NBA Players Reject Deal - 2011-12 Season over??? Read the Offer

When an NBA tree falls in the forrest does anyone really care? The NBA's players union has rejected the latest and possible final offer from the NBA's owners. This could end the 2011-12 season and beyond. check out the league's latest offer and decide for yourself. Download NBA_proposal I thought... Continue reading "NBA Players Reject Deal - 2011-12 Season over??? Read the Offer" »

NBA to Pick Scabs for Pickup Game

DATELINE: HUMOR! We wonder how many former NBA stars, aging off the court, are willing to come out of retirement to make a few Bucks, an assortment of Lakers, and a litany of Knickerbockers. Many NBA players retired before the big money hit the fan market. Now NBA czar and... Continue reading "NBA to Pick Scabs for Pickup Game" »

Mother of Mercy, Can This Be the End of the NBA?

DATELINE: HUMOR! The great oldtime movie Little Caesar offers many lessons to the NBA. In it, the archfiend threatens authorities of society, “A little buzzard like you will never put cuffs on me.” As he is plugged with machine gun fire, Edward G. Robinson as the tinplate gangster mutters his... Continue reading "Mother of Mercy, Can This Be the End of the NBA?" »

If an NBA Tree Falls in the Forest Does Anyone Care?

The NBA has canceled the remainder of the preseason and will wipe out the first two weeks of the regular season if there is no labor agreement by Monday. Commissioner David Stern and deputy commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement after owners and players met for about four hours Tuesday... Continue reading "If an NBA Tree Falls in the Forest Does Anyone Care?" »

Post-Jordan Era All-NBA Teams Part 1

On the verge of possibly missing NBA Games (maybe a whole season) for the first time since 1998-1999; I though this would be the perfect time to give out awards and all-NBA selections spanning from lockout to lockout. This was an era that was dominated by the west, mainly the... Continue reading "Post-Jordan Era All-NBA Teams Part 1" »

2011 NBA Mock Draft: Williams and Irving to Cavs

I know some people are not pumped about this year’s NBA draft but, you should be! This will be the last basketball we discuss in a while because of the lockout that is pending in the NBA. So tune in at 7 PM tonight, while a new wave of talent... Continue reading "2011 NBA Mock Draft: Williams and Irving to Cavs" »

Blazers GM Rich Cho Fired

The team went through this song and dance last summer. Only this time they didn't even make it past draft day before they fired the GM. Rich Cho, less than one year from accepting the general manager position for the Portland Trail Blazers, was shown the Rose Garden exit in... Continue reading "Blazers GM Rich Cho Fired" »

Do or Die Time

Portland squares off with Dallas tonight in a potentially series-deciding game six. Fortunately, the Blazers play in the raucous Rose Garden where they took games three and four from the Mavericks. And although the Blazers are one of the best home teams in the league, feeding off the energy of... Continue reading "Do or Die Time" »

NBA Playoff Notes

Last night we saw a couple of pivotal games in the NBA playoffs and tonight has a couple of key games to examine. Dallas absolutely beasted Portland last night. Do not let the final score let you believe that this game was close at all. The Mavericks manhandled the Blazers... Continue reading "NBA Playoff Notes" »

NBA News: Brandon Roy's Redemption

Brandon Roy the embattled three-time all-star guard for the Portland Trailblazers at times thought he would never play basketball again. You can't blame him for feeling that way due to the fact he has unstable knees and there is always that specter his career is maybe over. Nor you can't... Continue reading "NBA News: Brandon Roy's Redemption" »

Enough Pump Faking and Jumping into the Defender

Alright, I am sure that people will read this and think, "did he really feel the need to write a column on this issue?" And frankly, as I sit here and write it, I am thinking the same thing to myself. But I just cannot take it anymore. I cannot... Continue reading "Enough Pump Faking and Jumping into the Defender" »

Game 2: Blazers vs. Mavericks

First off, let me just say that the Blazers did not play like they wanted to win that game last night. There was a distinct difference between their effort on Saturday and yesterday. Saturday can be chalked up to questionable officiating, but that's to should be expected; Dirk frequently gets... Continue reading "Game 2: Blazers vs. Mavericks" »

The NBA Playoffs: Where Amazing Really Does Happen

The NBA playoffs have treated fans to an incredible opening weekend. Without a doubt, this was some of the best and most interesting basketball I have watched in a while. L.A. and San Antonio stumbled out west to the David West-less Hornets and Rudy Gay-less Grizzlies respectively. Rough way to... Continue reading "The NBA Playoffs: Where Amazing Really Does Happen" » Video Corner

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