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Build up to March Madness: “The Untouchables”

Jan 15, 2011 1 Comment

With March Madness closing in on two months away, I thought it would be fitting to look back at some of the greatest college basketball teams in recent memory. In a weekly profile leading up to the start of the tournament, will remember some of the greatest teams ever assembled. We kick off our […]

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Remembering the “Pistol”

Jan 07, 2011 3 Comments

It’s hard to imagine that it’s been twenty-three years since “Pistol” Pete Maravich passed away while playing in a pick up basketball game due to a congenital heart defect. There have been few players in the history of sports (collegiate & pro) who have transformed the game by their mere presence; Pistol Pete was one […]

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NBA Christmas Day Preview Part II

Dec 25, 2010 Comments Off on NBA Christmas Day Preview Part II

Heat @ Lakers The marquee matchup of the day! The off season’s most hyped team travels to Los Angeles to due battle with the two-time defending world champs. The Heat have been red-hot since slumping to start the season and are an impressive 12-1 in the month of December. The Lakers are finally back to […]

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Dec 24, 2010 Comments Off on NBA CHRISTMAS DAY PREVIEW PART I

Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks Both of these teams have exceeded expectations a little over a quarter into the season. These two teams attempt to attack the opposition in different ways. Mike D’Antoni’s Knicks try to play up tempo and outscore you. Whereas, Tom Thibodeau’s Bulls prefer to play solid defense and then attack […]

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The Magic Clean House

Dec 19, 2010 Comments Off on The Magic Clean House

For a team that is only two years removed from playing in the NBA finals, the Orlando Magic appear to be searching for answers. The Orlando Magic have reportedly agreed to trades with the Phoenix Suns and the Washington Wizards. It appears the Magic will send Rashard Lewis to the Wizards in return for Gilbert […]

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NBA Quarterly Awards

Dec 14, 2010 Comments Off on NBA Quarterly Awards

  Most Valuable Player: Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls) Derrick Rose has elevated his game to superstar status.  His 25.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 8.2 assists are all career highs.  Also, he’s shooting the ball drastically better from beyond the arc this season (nearly 10% higher than his first two years).  What does this all mean […]

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NBA: A few questions going forward

Dec 13, 2010 Comments Off on NBA: A few questions going forward

I’d like to proudly welcome an old friend of mine, Sportsgrinder, as the newest contributor to  He will be sharing his unique take on the world of sports and more. Enjoy his first post below on the NBA and his follow-up post tomorrow. –Sportsglutton ________________________________________________________________ The 2010 NBA off-season provided more hype heading into the regular season than any in recent […]

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