Found December 07, 2011 on Bloguin Best:
The International Olympic Committee is surely happy the NBA is back in business. International players may not have faced this problem, but the U.S. national team and the NBA are tied so closely together that there were concerns that America's best players won't be heading to London. Safe to say the lockout had ended all that talk. One item on the new schedule though, could (and probably should) raise some concern for the quality of basketball we will see in England this summer. As Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk notes, the last possible day for the Finals is June 26. It is a decently crunched playoff schedule, but the NBA could not push it back because of Team USA's plan to opening training camp on July 5. Think about this then: if a player, let's say LeBron James, makes it to Game Seven of the Finals (let's just say against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers) and then elects to play for the Olympics. That means that not only would he be playing a truncated 66-game se...

High School Basketball Star Asks Lebron James For College Advice

For Florida high school basketball star Chris Walker, he wanted to ask Lebron James a question on the worldwide Twitter.Walker asked the King in regards where he should go for college and the King eventually responded to his requests:“I’m a top 5 player in the country in class of 2013. Where should I go to college Mr. James?” Walker asked James on Twitter.“If LeBron hits...

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The 2011 NBA Finals; a series full of headlines, a first for many, and an unaccomplished mission for some. Included in that ‘some’, is LeBron James, but his experience last year will make him better in the long run. Losing the Finals in six games to the supposed ‘underdog’ Dallas Mavericks, the Miami Heat finished a season filled with turmoil, negativity, and an amount of...

NBA Lockout Is Over Time For The Cleveland Cavaliers To Turn It Around

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a terrible season last year. Many think it may have been due to the fact LeBron James left the Cavaliers to take his so called talents to south Florida. The real reason is far deeper than the so called Kings departure. Cleveland has been under some sort of curse for years. There is even a legend that an old Indian is buried under League Park. Then there...

LeBron James "Sick" Over Cowboys' OT Loss

As we’ve mentioned on this blog several times before, Miami Heat forward LeBron James--you might remember him from the NBA Finals last year--counts himself a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys. As such, he wasn’t all too pleased with the outcome of yesterday’s Cowboys-Cardinals game--and, like most to all Cowboys fans, he was mystified by head coach Jason Garrett’s decision to...

Cowboys fan LeBron James questions Jason Garrett's coaching on Twitter

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Is Albert Pujols’ Decision to Leave St. Louis Worse Than LeBron James’ Decision to Leave Cleveland?

Albert Pujols did a lot for the city of St. Louis not only as a baseball player, but as a humanitarian. One of the game's most decorated sluggers, Pujols helped bring two World Series titles to Cardinals fans, while also making numerous charitable contributions in the community. Yet, a lot of that will be forgotten by some Cardinals fans, after the slugger jetted the Show-Me...

My top 10 games to watch on the NBA schedule

Today the NBA released the 2011-12 schedule. Teams will only play 66 games thanks to the lockout. A total of 990 games will take place in the regular season over a 119 day period. That works out to 8.3 games per day. That means you will be seeing a lot of basketball. Teams will have to play just not back to backs , but back to back to backs. Each team will have to play...

Orlando won’t bend over backwards to bring back Dwight Howard

Before LeBron James became a free agent in 2010, the Cleveland Cavaliers did everything in their power to keep him, whether that involved giving his friends and business partners full access to the facilities or generally putting up with more fiddle-faddle than most teams do for their best players. At the time, it seemed like a necessary step to hold on to the best player in franchise...

G’z up billionaires down. The NBA is back.

Free agency starts today.

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Like it or not, the NBA lockout allowed the game’s biggest stars to ball in games we never thought we’d see them. From Kobe Bryant to LeBron James to Kevin Durant, from New York to Chicago to Los Angeles, dreams were realized and memories were made. With that, our friends at The Mars Reel have [...]

Top 12 Fantasy Basketball Rankings

With the NBA season back on Strait Pinkie will be giving insight in to who to pick and who to avoid come draft time. First off, the top 12 Fantasy basketball players. #1. Kevin Durant OKC SF - 27.7 PTS  7.5 REB 7.0 AST 1.6 STL 92 3PM  2.8 TO Durant almost averages a triple double every game and the kid can shoot it from distance. Add in the fact that he should get more open looks...
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