With playoff hopes fading for the Lakers, the team needs to get their act together, and fast. The City of Angels might just be a correct nickname for the club offensively (7th in NBA in scoring) but it's looked rather ghoulish on the other side of the ball.
The performance behind two players changed the outcome of the game. Kings head coach Keith Smart took a chance on something called "small ball" that brought magic to a team that needed it desperately.
Maybe it was their dominating Finals win over the Oklahoma City Thunder last June. Maybe it was the offseason addition of Ray Allen. Whatever the reason, the vitriol normally reserved for third world dictators that has engulfed the Miami Heat over the past two years seems to be evaporating.
Well it would be far from a stretch to say that the Philadelphia 76ers have been particularly impressive in the last few games.
We are just over a month into the regular season and Ray Allen already has three game-winning shots and looks as fresh as ever.
In a world where winning is everything and coaches get fired for not delivering trophies, I could not agree more with San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich's move. As someone who studies the effects of sleep on athletes, I'm shocked that more teams do not strategically rest their key players.
I'm sad that Linsanity turned out to be a sham. The truth is that Jeremy Lin can't play. At least not at the highest levels. And no amount of "Linsanity" can change that.
Last night, the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 96 to 89 in overtime, and all of Manhattan wept openly. It was official: In the war over the city's basketball heart, the migrants from America's armpit had won.
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Athletes are perfectly positioned on high school campuses to help stop bullying when it starts.
The Bunsen burner has yet to be lit, the pH paper hasn't even changed color, and the mice are nowhere near the button that disposes a piece of cheese. Despite barely being started, it is time for the Philadelphia 76ers to end the Andrew Bynum Experiment.
Why is a fight between two white drivers with an almost entirely white audience considered "boys being boys," but brawls in sports with black players something worse?
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Unlike most 7 footers with a knuckle set full of gold, John Sally opted not to open a car wash with his NBA loot, but rather to invest in a way of life, one he believes in so strongly, he kicked his daughter out of the house for not following.
They've already been penciled in as the crotchety old men who will win 55 games and lose to LeBron and their new nemesis/former teammate Ray Allen in late May. Not so fast.
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