Phil Jackson Needs To Take An NBA Job Or Go Away

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  There are unwritten and unspoken laws in the sports world that have a foundation of respect. Players, even though they’re fierce competitors, follow that code (or should) whether they are teammates or intense rivals. Coaches working or not have […]

Should New York Knicks Turn Their Backs On J.R. Smith?

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Kobe Bryant and J.R. Smith can be looked at as an interesting study in focus and maturity. This is not a comparison of skill or ability; that would be outrageous. However, if we look at those two specific aspects when […]

New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacer Series Exposes Major Flaws In Knick Roster

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  The rules and players don’t change when it comes to regular season and playoff basketball but the game is night and day. The playoffs allow for a team to focus on nothing but beating the team they are facing. […]

Timing Could Not Be Worse For New York Knicks Center Tyson Chandler’s Critique

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In Game 3 of the second round playoff series between the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers, Tyson Chandler had nine points five rebounds, while allowing Pacer center Roy Hibbert 24 points and 12 rebounds. His performance was widely perceived […]

Tom Thibodeau’s $35,000 Fine Shows Flaw In Chicago Bulls’ Maturity

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Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has been fined $35,000 by the NBA. What did he do? He did the same thing his team does, and let his actions come from an emotional place. In this case it was his comments […]

After Deron Williams Endorsement, Jerry Sloan Says He “Would Listen” To Brooklyn Nets’ Offer

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Remember back in the middle of the 2010-2011 season when Jerry Sloan resigned as Utah Jazz head coach and everyone pointed to the relationship between Sloan and then Utah point guard Deron Williams as the reason? Well, in 2013 DWill […]

New York Knicks vs. Indiana Pacers: Round 2 Preview

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No time to celebrate or be sentimental. Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks are each separately infamous for going down in flames in the first round of the NBA playoffs. However, they both have finally put an end to that […]

Doc Rivers Needs To Clean Up Celtic Roster

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A friend of mine reminded me of how much of a trash talker Larry Bird was when he played. He reminded me after I told him I thought that behavior by some of the Boston Celtic players was a turn off. “That behavior was […]

Jason Collins’ Announcement A Risk Free Decision

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By now the world knows that NBA free agent Jason Collins announced to the world that he is gay.  He became the first person in professional sports to do so. Since that time the media has done what the media […]

Credit Mike Woodson For J.R. Smith’s 6th Man Award

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Reports are circulating that New York Knicks‘ shooting guard J.R. Smith will be the NBA’s 2013 winner of the Sixth Man of The Year award. This news comes after a satisfying game one playoff victory over the Boston Celtics on […]

Knicks vs. Celtics: Round 1 Playoff Matchup Breakdown

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Is Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach Byron Scott Going To Be Fired At Season’s End?

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Rumors are circulating about the job status of Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott. At this time, there’s no official word from  team owner Dan Gilbert or GM Chris Grant. However, multiple sources are reporting that the team will move forward without […]