|Posted on February 16, 2015 at 11:10 PM||comments (1)|
For possibly the first time ever, the Three-Point Shootout was hyped up more than the Dunk Contest. In Sunday’s All-Star Game, threes were being thrown up left and right, whereas usually players start going in for dunks when the game descends into chaos. With teams attempting more threes year after ye...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 21, 2014 at 7:10 PM||comments (1)|
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Shooting Heaving Stars (No, not the Shooting Stars, because Team Hardaway made all of their shots from inside half-court but didn’t even advance to the finals because they couldn’t knock down the half-court heave)...
|Posted on February 18, 2013 at 8:40 PM||comments (3)|
8:23 - The Shooting Stars participants are announced. (1) Why is Brook Lopez in a shooting contest of any kind? (2) How did the league makes teams? Did they just pick three random players and pair them together? I thought this event couldn't get any more pathetic. It just did.
8:24 - Muggsy Bogues is a head and a half shorter than the WNBA player on his team. He's the most underrated player in ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 16, 2013 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
In preparation for tonight's Slam Dunk Contest, here is a video I made of the top 10 dunk contest dunks in the history of the event:
Check back tomorrow for an analysis of NBA All-Star Saturday Night.
|Posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:30 PM||comments (3)|
Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers should replace Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics
In terms of pure talent, Irving is probably a top-10 player in the NBA (24 points, 6 assists, 4 assists per game) while Rondo still can’t shoot an open 18-footer. In terms of entertainment, even though Rondo gives us those “Did he just do that!” momen...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:05 PM||comments (1)|
Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
Considering that the Houston Rockets are an above .500 team and that the Lakers aren't even in the playoff picture, you could have definitely talked me into James Harden earning the starting spot with numbers that are nearly identical to Kobe’s:
Harden: 25.9 points, 5.4 assists...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 4, 2012 at 7:50 PM||comments (0)|
“Who is the best one-on-one player in the world?” is a question asked by every NBA fan. However, there is no way of answering that question… yet. Back in 1973, the NBA held a 1-on-1 tournament (which Bob Lanier won by defeating Jo Jo White in the finals). There is no reason for the NBA not to bring back this competition and make it an annual event.
Hold the first three rounds in the four-hour marathon on the afternoon of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 12, 2012 at 7:50 PM||comments (7)|
In this article, I will be offering up who should have been chosen to participate as reserves in the All-Star Game. The starters voted on by the fans are Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Dwight Howard (Eastern Conference), and Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, and Andrew Bynum (Western Conference).
Before we delve into who should or shouldn't be all-stars, let's get a few things straight:Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 20, 2010 at 9:07 PM||comments (2)|
Nobody really came to play Friday night on the Sophomores. But, we can give them a break because they didn’t have Derrick Rose, last years’ far and away Rookie of the Year winner. I liked the way the Rookies actually controlled the ball well and settled for open jump-shots and not contested ones. A result of this game-plan was recording five less turnovers than the Sophomores and attempting fewer three-pointers. Even though it is a pick-up...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 20, 2010 at 8:50 PM||comments (4)|
When you have a competition based solely on subjective judging, there will always be controversy. In the dunk contest, there’s a panel of five judges who each score a dunk from 6 to 10. This makes a 50 the highest possible score for a dunk. DeMar DeRozan was awarded a 50 this year on a dunk that was way less than spectacular. That got me thinking: ‘What makes a 50?’
I think a 50 dunk must have creativity, elevation, style, and of course, difficulty. DeRoza...Read Full Post »