TAG: Nick Anderson

Smack / Jun 9, 2009 / 5:38 am

The Sickest Man in America

Courtney Lee (photo. NBA)

Courtney Lee (photo. NBA)

We’re pretty sure that when Courtney Lee visualized his first NBA Finals experience, this wasn’t how he thought he’d make headlines. Getting a heaping serving of blood pudding from Kobe Bryant? That honestly shouldn’t have been a stretch to see coming. But missing the biggest shot of his life and being called “The Next Nick Anderson for all the wrong reasons? That’s tough. In the aftermath of Lee blowing Orlando’s best chance at winning Game 2 the other night, opinions in the Dime office were split: Read More »

NBA / May 19, 2009 / 10:00 am

NBA Fantasy Finals: ’95 Magic vs. ’08 Lakers

Young Diesel

Young Diesel

No sports lends itself to the “If” game more than basketball. Because so much of one man’s success depends on his teammates, because different eras are so hard to compare, and because none of us really knows as much as we think we do, basketball arguments almost always break down into a series of “If this” (If Kobe was on the Cavs…) and “If that” (If Stockton didn’t have Mailman) and “What if?” (What if Mike hadn’t retired?) Read More »