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Why the East Being Bad Should Matter To You

Why the East Being Bad Should Matter To You

Andy T — I spent a lot of time this year thinking about the Eastern Conference. I don’t know why. I was basically like a villain in Scooby Doo, all “THOSE MEDDLING KIDS”. I was just a bitter. And you know, when you’re prepared to be annoyed about something everything is annoying. You’re like a sprained wrist, walking around in the world. Suddenly the Heat are on TV […]

LeBron James Locks Down Joe Johnson Late in Game 5 to Seal Series

LeBron James Locks Down Joe Johnson Late in Game 5 to Seal Series

Andrew Ford Joe Johnson did everything in his power to prolong the Brooklyn Nets’ season against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. After a ho hum first half for Johnson where he finished with 10 points, he began to scorch the earth in the second half, scoring 24 points. Nobody […]

The First Symptom of Miami’s Fatal Disease?

The First Symptom of Miami’s Fatal Disease?

David Ramil — There’s nothing innately wrong with clichés, so long as they’re used sparingly. They sum up a prevalent opinion and, as imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they get used often enough to become part of the vernacular. So here’s one that can be applied to LeBron James’ 49-point performance over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night: […]

Guest Post: Hope Versus Reality and the Future of the Miami Heat

Guest Post: Hope Versus Reality and the Future of the Miami Heat

David Ramil – It might be more a sign of my own personal failings but I don’t feel as comfortable as most other fans do in predicting that the Miami Heat will win a third consecutive championship. The act of writing this breaks down the fourth wall, the line between journalist and reader, even as blurred as it has become […]

Playoff Preview: Brooklyn Nets

Playoff Preview: Brooklyn Nets

by Kevin Ferrigan – 1. Statistical Breakdown Leaders PPG: 15.8 — Joe Johnson APG: 6.1 — Deron Williams RPG: 6.6 — Kevin Garnett SPG: 1.5 — Deron Williams BPG: 0.8 — Mason Plumlee Team Averages PPG: 98.5 OPPG: 99.5 ORating: 104.4 DRating: 104.9 Net Rating: -.6 Pace: 93.7 2. Regular season overview The story’s been told over and over by now, in innumerable tweets, […]

The Brooklyn Nets’ Defensive Catalyst

The Brooklyn Nets’ Defensive Catalyst

Alex Rose – Upon arriving to the hospital on February 26, 2007, Shaun Livingston was told there was a possibility that his left leg would need to be amputated. Those are words that would make any human being’s stomach take a free-fall to the bottomless pit of sorrow and disappointment. For the 4th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft, those words were a death sentence to Livingston’s hopes […]

A Vital Tool? A Look At The 10-Day Contract

A Vital Tool? A Look At The 10-Day Contract

Zach Oliver – One of the NBA’s best tools for teams looking to secure young talent or depth in the latter part of the season is the 10-day contract. Teams are able to sign free agents to 10-day contracts beginning on January 5th, and when they have two or fewer games to play or there are less than 10 days remaining in the season. However, questions arise, most notably: What’s […]