Quentin Haynes — For the second consecutive year, we have the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Last year, in my humble opinion, we saw one of the best Finals series in the last 20 years. This year? I expect no different. The San Antonio Spurs are playing at their highest point, and after last year’s […]
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David Ramil — The most enduring symbol in the biblical account of David beating Goliath is the use of the slingshot to defeat an unconquerable foe. The innocuous sling that defines the ongoing narrative of the Eastern Conference Finals isn’t a physical weapon as much as it is an ideological one. The Indiana Pacers are the NBA’s “David,” the small-market […]
Rami Michail — Four points, three rebounds, and under a block a game. That’s what the Indiana Pacers got out of their 7’2″ anchor in the first six games against the Atlanta Hawks — a series that went on far longer than anyone expected. With the Pacers on the brink of elimination, Roy Hibbert became not just part of the reason, but the face of their failure. […]
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 […]
Rami Michail – In a season where the point guard position took a hit with injuries to Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, and Rajon Rondo; where James Harden is the long top dog on the list of shooting guards with Kobe Bryant out for the season and Dwyane Wade battling injuries; where the center spot is gradually improving again thanks to the likes of Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, Joakim Noah […]
Russell Simon – March 12th, 2014 was a truly special day in the NBA. Not only did Cole Aldrich actually start in a professional basketball game with playoff implications, but Crabdribbles debuted a new podcast. Tentatively titled “The Jump,” our new show will feature plenty of debate on the three biggest headlines in the NBA each day. It’ll feature a rotating panel of Crabdribbles writers […]
Drew Corrigan – Shout out to Tupac for inspiring the title to this article and shout out to Danny Granger for inspiring this actual article. If you clicked on this link hoping to find out Tupac is alive, well, I’m sorry to say that isn’t the case. However, Danny Granger has been found in Los Angeles, alive and breathing! While the Evan Turner trade isn’t working out so well for the Pacers, Danny […]