TAG: Mario Elie

NBA / Jun 14, 2013 / 1:15 pm

You Want To Win The NBA Championship? Make Sure You Have One Of These 10 Role Players

Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher

In today’s league, we’re all aware that it takes a lot of talent to maintain an elite level of play — just look at Miami’s up-and-down performance in the Finals. We’ve seen the shift towards superstar-heavy rosters, players joining forces to bring home a championship, and the need for a face of the franchise. These are the players you build a team around. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA / Jan 19, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Tyreke Evans: Designed to Destroy

Tyreke Evans

Tyreke Evans (photo. Nicky Woo)

NBA Rookie of the Year. Franchise centerpiece. An unmovable place in history alongside Jordan, Oscar and LeBron. Tyreke Evans was made for this. The 21-year-old Sacramento King is on a course to take over the basketball world, a goal that was in his sights before he even knew it.

Midway through his sophomore year, Tyreke is averaging 17.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists while playing through a painful foot injury for most of the season. His Kings are still looking up in the standings at the rest of the West, but their go-to player gives the organization no reason not to be optimistic. Read More »

NBA / May 26, 2009 / 12:00 pm

NBA Fantasy Finals: 2003 Nets vs. 1995 Rockets

Clyde Drexler

Clyde gliding in '95

To clarify: Our NBA Fantasy Finals have nothing to do with the stat-driven “fantasy basketball” you play online. We’re taking NBA Finals teams throughout history and pitting them against each other to see what you think would happen. Assume both lineups are healthy, and the older team gets homecourt. Today it’s The Dream and The Glide versus J-Kidd and some guys who made a lot of money off of him … Read More »