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The Playoffs So Far…

The Playoffs So Far…

We are in the middle of the NBA playoffs! So I haven’t really followed the playoffs too closely. I have followed the Heat and the Jazz a little bit, but I haven’t really watched any of the games. The Jazz’s performance in their first 2 games hasn’t really surprised me. READ MORE »

Utah Jazz in the Playoffs

Utah Jazz in the Playoffs

Yep, that’s right. The Utah Jazz clinched a spot in the playoffs last Tuesday April 24, 2012. The Jazz won the game against the Phoenix Suns with the final score at 100-88. READ MORE »

Dwight Howard Out For the Rest of the Season

Dwight Howard Out For the Rest of the Season

Apparently Dwight Howard is going to be out the rest of the season due to a herniated disk in his back which he is going to have operated on. Along with that he now can’t participate in the 2012 London Olympics. Sure, the Magic are a clinched in the playoffs; but this couldn’t have happened at a worse time. READ MORE »

Flopping in the NBA

Flopping in the NBA

Flops are probably one of the most entertaining parts of basketball. Though every sport that has some aspect of fouling will undoubtedly have floppers; a flop in the NBA is when someone basically acts out a foul. There are some players that will go the extra-mile while flopping. And they will act out a legitimate foul in the most wildest of circumstances. For example READ MORE »

Magic and Bird on Broadway?

Magic and Bird on Broadway?

As weird as it sounds, these two legendary basketball players, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, have a new Broadway play coming out focused on the struggles of each of their careers in the NBA along with the influence that each of them had on the their lives. READ MORE »

2012 NBA Draft

2012 NBA Draft

The 2012 NBA Draft is coming up in a couple of months, June 28 is the date it will happen. Okay so we still have a couple of months to go but I want to give you guys a heads-up on which players are likely to be drafted. Here is a rundown of the top players in each position and where they currently play: READ MORE »

2012 NBA MVP Award

2012 NBA MVP Award

As you all probably know, we’re in the heat of the race for the 2012 NBA MVP award. Arguably the most coveted of all NBA awards; only the most elite of all players is given this award. The most elite, though, will win it multiple times. READ MORE »

Heat vs Mavericks

Heat vs Mavericks

I haven’t posted anything about the Heat in a while so here goes!

The Heat vs Mavericks game took place last night, Thursday March 29. The Heat, who have lost their last 2 games, dominated this game with the final score being 106-85. The Heat were on a 2 game losing streak, and both games were lost by a fairly large margin. READ MORE »

NBA Standings

NBA Standings

I was cruising through espn’s website and I decided to check out the NBA standings. The Eastern Conference standings, so far, are as follows: READ MORE »

Jeremy Lin-sanity

Jeremy Lin-sanity

No doubt that this kid, Jeremy Lin, is the source for a lot of hype for the New York Knicks these days.  In case you don’t know who or what I am talking about, Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks rookie point guard; and despite his inexperience, he has already made quite a name for himself. Because of his performance in past games, he has generated a buzz that coined the phrase “Linsanity”. This little guy sure has pulled off quite a few unlikely moves.  I, personally, haven’t really bought into the hype that this little guy has generated.  Yes, I’ll admit that he has done some impressive moves; but he honestly looks like a high school player out there, and somehow those moves are working out for him! The kid could be blind-folded, with five 7-foot people guarding him, standing directly under the hoop, throw the ball up and by some divine power the ball will make it in the basket. He puts up the wildest shots and they somehow manage to go in. At this point, it looks like he’s surviving on lucky shots. Here are his top ten plays so far:

The Knicks last game was against the Cleveland Cavaliers, which they won with a rather high score of 120, to the Cavaliers 103. Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin, who had 19 points, 5 rebounds, 13 assists, and 1 steal, both did very well. Carmelo scored 22 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists. The Cavaliers had a couple of high scorers, but who knows any of their players now that LeBron doesn’t play for them?

I think people are making a little too much out of how well Jeremy Lin has been doing, there are reports that there is a biography in the making. Good heavens, the kid is 23 years old! How long will the book be? 10 Pages? I’m anxious to see how will this little guy is going to perform in the future, if he can keep up with the hype and live up to people’s expectations.

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