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NBA / Jan 14, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The 15 All-Time NBA Eastern Conference Starting Lineups

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

Not everyone can have the same history as the Boston Celtics or Chicago Bulls. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Eastern Conference starting lineups. From Michael Jordan all the way down to Kemba Walker — yes, Kemba Walker — here are the top players at every position for every East franchise. Read More »

Free Agency, NBA / Jul 10, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Worst NBA Contracts Ever

Stephon Marbury

Today marks the end of the NBA’s self-imposed moratorium, which means all the rumored signings and trades can now become official. (July 1 marked when teams could start talking to free agents and come to terms on handshake deals.) Free agency is one of the most exciting parts of the NBA offseason; fans watch anxiously to see what new players may soon suit up for them. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / May 30, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Allen Iverson, Michael Redd & Ranking The Best & Worst NBA Draft Classes From 1989-2000

Allen Iverson

Pundits and fans constantly analyze the NBA Draft, thinking they can nail the right pick. But sometimes you just get a bad draft. The draft might be deft of superstars and your favorite team may be left with a middling player who ends up sitting on the bench for the majority of his NBA tenure. And sometimes, you get a draft where you can’t miss. Read More »

High School / Aug 27, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Video: Antonio Davis’ Daughter is the Future of Team USA

Antonio Davis

Kaela Davis is considered by some rankings to be the best high school rising senior in the country. After her USA Basketball U17 team beat Spain on Sunday in the World Championships, Davis now has two international gold medals to her name after a U16 title last season, as well. Her name is what’s interesting, as the product of NBA lineage. Read More »

Smack / Mar 30, 2011 / 7:36 am

The Cavs Steal The King’s Crown In His Return; Kevin Durant Shows Out In Overtime

LeBron James

The sequel never, ever lives up to the hype. The Godfather II. Jaws II. Even Caddyshack II couldn’t do it. Last night in Cleveland, the game was at least closer than the last Return of the King. But no one cared about that. They wanted fireworks. And got absolutely none (unless you’re a Cavs fan) … Despite nearly blowing a 23-point second-half lead, the Cavs held on to beat the Heat 102-90 to deny them a chance to move ahead of Boston and into second place in the East. The first time LeBron James came back to Cleveland, everyone was nervous he was going to slip up at a red light and some Cavs’ fan would pull up and get their Sonny Corleone on. This time, the reaction wasn’t nearly as antagonistic. Maybe that was because James didn’t show up for introductions. Yes, when they called his name, he was back in the locker room, waiting it out while his teammates had to soak in the boos. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Dec 3, 2009 / 11:15 am

Reggie Miller: “The Garden’s Greatest Villain”

Winning Time

“It’s a fun one. That’s all I have to say.”

This is what award-winning filmmaker Dan Klores said right before the screening of his upcoming film, “Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks,” Monday night at the 57 Screening Room in Manhattan. Part of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series, the film explores how Reggie Miller proudly built his legend as “The Garden’s Greatest Villain,” in a battle of teams and cultures as big as Sodom and Gomorrah. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 11, 2009 / 8:28 am

The Best “Where Will Amazing Happen” Commercial

The first time I ever set foot on the court at Madison Square Garden, I walked over to the wing where Larry Johnson sunk the three as part of his four-point play over Antonio Davis. If I were a Laker fan, this is the moment I’d try to recreate…