When you are a 7’2″, shot-blocking sensation, people come at you. It’s as simple as that. Some people aren’t phased by it, à la Kevin Durant, whereas some people are, à la Carmelo Anthony. But for someone like Shane Battier, who dunks it about once in a blue moon, they need a little extra to score on the [...]
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Hey, NBA fans, guess what? This time, there was no glaring mistake with the All-NBA teams, like there was with the All-Defensive team. LeBron James won the MVP award and made the first team. Phew! But, wait. It was still far from perfect. In saying that, there’s something we should all learn from the end of season awards this year, and that is, you should [...]
Hey, remember the days when Allen Iverson would show up to an NBA game with a do-rag, chains and a baggy t-shirt? Yeah, those a long gone. And that’s not because Allen Iverson has disappeared off the face of this earth, or the fact that David Stern made up some rules to stop NBA players from donning that look. It’s because players have a completely different perspective on [...]
Here’s the question of the day: “How can Marc Gasol win Defensive Player of the Year, but not be on the All-Defensive First Team?” It’s a puzzling one, isn’t it? But thankfully, we have an answer. That is, the media votes for the player of the year awards, while coaches vote for the All-NBA teams [...]
If you take a look at the Bulls’ box score from last nights game, you may look at Nazr Mohammed’s team-high +6 and wonder why he only played two minutes. Or maybe you won’t. After all, he’s only averaged 10.5 minutes per game during these Playoffs and he’s not exactly a threat on the offensive [...]
Marco Belinelli had a great first half against the Heat in game three, but he had one play in particular which nearly shut down the United Center. That play: a fast-break, dunk attempt on LeBron James. As you may have guessed, it didn’t pan out as expected but hey, at least he tried and we can now all play the “can you imagine if he made it?” card.
Alright, so I said that the MVP Ladder in the second round would only feature five players, but I’ve decided against that. So, now that all game two’s have been played, order has been restored and we are back to 10 MVP candidates. MVP Ladder 1) Kevin Durant Game one stats: 44 minutes, 35 points, 13-26 FG, 15 rebounds, [...]