NUGGETS ARE ‘THE ECLECTIC COMPANY’

In Detroit, Zeke, Lam, The Worm, Buddha Edwards and Spider Salley helped form the Motor City Bad Boys. In Los Angeles, Magic, Coop, Big Game James, The Captain and Riles were the core of the Showtime Lakers. Golden State’s dynamic, high-scoring trio of Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin were better known as Run-TMC. … [Read more…]

NBA’S MOST UNDERRATED DEFENDERS

Defense wins championships. At least that’s the prevailing thought among athletes in any sport. In basketball, stopping the opposition from scoring is ultimately the difference between winning and losing in April, May and June. To win an NBA championship, you need that lockdown defender that can take away the opposition’s best option. It is equivalent … [Read more…]

HOWARD CALLS OUT COACH IN LOSS

Dwight Howard is showing his age in these NBA playoffs. In the first round, he threw a malicious elbow to the head of Philadelphia’s Samuel Dalembert that resulted in a one-game suspension. Then in Game 5 against the Boston Celtics, the 23-year-old All-Star center threw Boston point guard Rajon Rondo to the floor out of … [Read more…]

MARK CUBAN, MAVERICKS CRY FOUL

Despondent. Inconsolable. Livid. All three describe the state of the Dallas Mavericks. But instead of pointing out their obvious flaws, they’re pointing fingers at whomever they come across – whether it’s NBA referee Mark Wunderlich or Denver Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin and his mother. After the 106-105 home loss in Game 3 to the Nuggets … [Read more…]

LAKERS PLAY DIRTY AGAINST ROCKETS

The Los Angeles Lakers are going a little overboard in trying to shed their “soft” reputation. Against the Houston Rockets in Game 2, the Lakers lay down some serious smack talk during the game and smacked the Rockets with two vicious elbows. Both were calculated and delivered with malice. In the fourth quarter of a … [Read more…]