April 30, 2009
The first three teams to clean out their lockers and make early summer plans—the Detroit Pistons, the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs. An NBA playoff losers guide.
April 16, 2009
We’ve known for a long time who the NBA championship contenders will be. Now as the playoffs begin—finally—Cleveland and King James seem ready to snatch the crown.
April 9, 2009
Before we turn our attention to the playoff contenders, let’s give the biggest losers their due. First up, Shaq and Iverson.
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Who else do you call on when you're in need? Cable TV anchor Carlos Watson talks about how one special person can change your life.
March 6, 2009
The NBA isn’t Bear Stearns or Lehman Brothers. But they do need to tighten up on their baller-status spending.
February 21, 2009
The NBA trading deadline came and went and, despite all the rumors of blockbuster, season-changing trades, hardly anything happened. Shaq is still in Phoenix; Vince Carter is still in New Jersey and the Knicks, who did make a trade, are still awful. Yawn!
February 12, 2009
The all-star game is usually a playground affair, full of one-on-one maneuvers, but with many team-oriented players, this year’s game might actually resemble more of a playoff game than an exhibition matchup. NBA superstars who pass more are definitely good for the game.
February 5, 2009
He was Player of the Year in college and won Rookie of the Year last season. He has all the hype that a player not named LeBron or Kobe could want. But there was one troublesome, little detail; until recently, he wasn’t producing. But now Kevin Durant is finally a star.
January 22, 2009
When NBA players in their ’30s, start to see their skill decline, there are usually only two options, a soft landing or a freefall. But, a few old geezers—Shaq, Ray Allen, Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Vince Carter—are making their point in the NBA.
January 8, 2009
Teams used to look forward to some fun and relaxation on a road trip into the Southeast; clearly they will have to hunker down harder when playing at Charlotte, Miami and Washington. But all the “focus” in the world may not be enough when their itinerary includes Atlanta and Orlando.
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