Each year, college basketball seems to get worse and worse. Gone are the days I could name every player on Duke, UCLA, North Carolina, or even LMU (Jeff Frye, anyone?) Today, you’d be hardpressed to get me to recognize the likes of such college basketball 1st and 2nd round “talent” as Klay Thompson and Tyler […]
Dave Sheridan discusses some of the questions, speculation, and trade rumors regarding the 2011 NBA draft.
Three and a half months later and it’s still sick. Kemba Walker feints right with the dribble. Crosses over. One hard dribble to the left with a jab step and step back. A jelly-legged Gary McGhee melts to the floor as Walker rises up and buries a 19-foot jumper as time expires. It was the […]
With the 2011 NBA Draft rapidly approaching, this time of year is often a good time to reflect on previous drafts and how various players have stacked historically. SI.com takes a slightly different approach and reviews how the ultimate NBA draft might lay out if every player in NBA history was available. Would Wilt or […]
It has been hashed and rehashed over and over again (including on this site). What happened in Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals? Heck, what happened in Games 4 and 5? More specifically, what happened to Lebron James? What caused the man who perhaps has the most talent in basketball history to just suddenly […]
Dave Sheridan shares his thoughts on the Miami Heat’s 2011 Journey, the Big Three, and the Dallas Mavs.
The 2011 NBA Season is over and the post mortems are rolling in. Did Lebron quit? Did Erik Spoelstra do a good job as a young, inexperienced head coach? What was D-Wade’s role in all of this? David Friedman, of 20 second timeout breaks down the clutchness displayed by each team and why just looking […]
Dirk Nowitizki had a great season. He had a great playoffs. He was money when it counted in the Finals. He toughed it out on a night that the flu made him look and sound like death climbing off the crapper. He earned the NBA Finals MVP and honestly should have gotten more consideration for […]
Lebron James is considered the best player in the NBA, but what the underlying psychology that prevents him from the closing the deal?
A recap of Lebron’s legacy, Dirk’s Legend, the Mavs role players and more.