Tag Archive: NBA

Jun 07

TROY: The Warriors are Gonna Win the 2015 NBA Finals

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Cool shit. I’m called ’em overrated earlier in the season, and now they are gonna go ahead and win the title. I reckon the San Antonio Spurs would have beaten them had they played in the postseason, but San Antonio shit on themselves in the first round against the LA Clippers, so that matchup never …

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May 14

Who was this Reg?

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Who was this Reg? Why do I still mourn? Why are my emotions all over the place? Reg was a guy that I never met in person Yet he touch my heart in a special way Reg was a sport fanatic at its truest level No one loved his teams more than Reg did Yet …

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May 09

Jeff Pearlman: ESPN troubles ?

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It’s an interesting world. Woke up this morning to the news that Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN, after spending my hour of gym time last night watching SportsCenter and pretty much losing my mind. The two linked bonds? Simmons worked for ESPN, and ESPN feels … lost. It’s a weird thing. Until a few years …

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May 09

Austin Rivers goes from punchline to hero for the Clippers

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  LOS ANGELES — At the end of the finest performance of his professional career, the NBA’s most ridiculed player reveled in the sweet sound of something he hasn’t heard often the past few years. Applause. They stood and roared at Staples Center when Austin Rivers scored seven third-quarter points in two minutes to snuff …

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Apr 13

TROY: The Shills of the Garbage Supplement Company That is MusclePharm

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It’s unbelievably how far supplement companies (companies in general, but I’m going to bag on supplement companies in this post) go to avoid having any negative reviews toward their products. The supplement business in fitness is huge. I’m not going to crunch numbers, but the amount of money poured into things like vitamins, minerals, herbs, protein …

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Apr 11

The Sports Bank.net: Bobby Hurley leads list of 6 coaches who broke out this season

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A great coach has the ability to get the most out of their players. They will find a way to win the game even if the players aren’t at their best. It may take a few years, but great coaching talent will always be recognized.. While there are dozens of great up and coming coaches, …

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Mar 28

NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

Hail to the Hawks: The Atlanta Hawks’ 99-86 win over the Miami Heat combined with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 106-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets to clinch the No. 1 seed for the Hawks (on 2 Chainz Night, no less!). The result has seemingly been a foregone conclusion since Atlanta took control of the conference several …

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Mar 18

Jeff Pearlman: My life as a college newspaper editor

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I didn’t play lacrosse and I had no muscles. So why was I cocky enough to pose like this? Last night, while jumping around the information superhighway, I realized that The Review, my college newspaper, has most of its archives online. I proceeded to spend the next, oh, two hours digging in. The experience brought …

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Feb 25

Mavs suspend Rondo after incident with Rick Carlisle

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Rajon Rondo’s confinement to the bench will continue into Wednesday night. The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the team announced Wednesday. Rondo will miss the Mavs’ contest against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The mercurial point guard earned his suspension during a spat with head coach Rick …

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Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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