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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony standing united before speaking their peace at the 2016 ESPY Awards. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Speak up and Dribble

June 2, 2020

At some point last week, we all became witnesses to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis after Darnella Frazier’s video went viral on social media. We witnessed George Floyd’s final cries for help as he called out for his mother and repeatedly yelled, “I can't breath.” We witnessed him gasp h...

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The First Two Episodes of “The Last Dance” Establish a Clear Villain… Or Do They?

April 22, 2020

The first few minutes of "The Last Dance" draw a clear line between winners and losers. That line gets blurrier as the documentary progresses.

Many athletes, including superstar baseball player Mike Trout, are skeptical about Dr. Fauci's plan for sports leagues to resume play again this summer. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Is Sooner Really Better Than Later?

April 16, 2020

For more than a month now, avid sports fans have been left to ponder and speculate when sports will ultimately resume again. However, according to the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, we could...

It has not been a very good season for the Knicks, but they hope that there is still a chance they can turn that around. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Throwing of David Fizdale Under the Bus by Knicks’ Execs Shameful

November 13, 2019

The New York Knicks are a perfect representation of what happens when you have poor, unprepared leadership that drops the ball during the biggest moments. When Plan A for the 2019 offseason — trade...

The Golden State Warriors find themselves in unfamiliar territory early on this season. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Warriors, Come out to Tank …

November 6, 2019

Author Krishna Udayasankar once said, “No empire lasts forever, no dynasty continues unbroken.” In the last five years, the Golden State Warriors omnipotently held the rest of the NBA in a collective...

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The New-Look NBA

October 16, 2019

Another October means another new NBA season, only this time with more anticipation. Players have moved, expectations have changed and there is incredible unpredictability, unlike the past few seasons...

Dwyane Wade has solidifed his legacy as one of the greatest NBA players of all-time, but there’s even more to his greatness. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Dwyane Wade’s Legacy at the End of the Last Dance

April 10, 2019

As Kobe Bryant did a few years earlier, following this last stretch of games (and possibly one final playoff run), Miami Heat shooting guard Dwayne Wade will hang up the sneakers and say goodbye to the game he’s played all his life and on which he’s left a lasting impact.

LeBron James’ Lakers are out of the playoff picture, but that may not be a bad thing. (Courtesy of Flickr)

LeBron Better Off Missing NBA Playoffs

March 6, 2019

LeBron James' Lakers are 5.5 games out of a playoff spot. The team missing the playoffs may not be the end of the world for the team's best player.

Anthony Davis, pictured above, faces scrutiny for requesting a trade. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Loyalty, Loyalty, Loyalty

February 13, 2019

Loyalty in the NBA between franchise and star players seems simple enough, yet recent examples tell a different story.

Washington Wizards v/s Denver Nuggets January 25, 2011. (Carmelo Anthony’s career has been tainted by his recent struggles. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Overtime: The Melo-ing of a Hall of Famer

November 14, 2018

Carmelo Anthony is on his way out of the NBA soon, but he had a great career.

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is one of the many reasons to love this era of the NBA (Courtesy of Flickr).

Embrace This NBA

October 17, 2018

By Joe DiProsperos It’s about dang time. It has only been roughly 130 days since a meaningful NBA game has taken place, but if you ask me, it has felt much more like 130 years. But the NBA is finally back, and frankly, the world...

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks are coming off a hard-fought first round series loss (Courtesy of Twitter).

Buck Stops at Giannis … Not

May 2, 2018

By Alvin Halimwidjaya On Saturday night, the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks in a series-deciding Game 7. With the 122-96 loss comes yet another year where the Bucks underperform and fall in the first-round to a team they s...

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