Tag Archive: NBA

Jul 22

The Sports Bank.net: Jaws coming to life off Cape Cod, Summer of sharks II


2001 was deemed summer of sharks; at least according to Time magazine. I know, younger readers are like “what’s a magazine?” There were four or five shark attacks that year which got a lot of press. That’s still very very low, and the percentage of sharks that have been know to attack man is miniscule. …

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Jul 18

Member Spotlight of the Month — Anthony


*I told Anthony as we started that, since I really do not know him well, in spite of posting w/ him for quite some time, that we would start on the premise that I knew nothing at all. I was pleasantly surprised to find that he and I have a lot in common…including our favorite …

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Jul 14

The Houston Rockets have badly whiffed on the offseason. So far.


If Houston Rockets fans don’t think of what could have been, then they should be just fine. That takes a special kind of mind-warp, though. That’s some sort of cognitive dissonance at its absolute finest. For a while there, it appeared as if the Houston Rockets were well on their way toward fielding a starting …

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Jul 12

TROY: Bulls Fans, Breathe a Sigh of Relief ? Carmelo Anthony is Staying with the Knicks


I saw somebody use this (upcoming) logic on a forum recently: The Chicago Bulls’ offensive output is anemic,*ergo the addition of Carmelo Anthony*equals points (paraphrased). That’s the logic of the typical NBA fan who idealizes the real life game by conflating it with a video game mentality. In real life, it doesn’t work that way. …

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Jul 11

LeBron: I’m coming back to Cleveland


Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio. It’s where I walked. It’s where I ran. It’s where I cried. It’s where I bled. It holds a special place in my heart. People there have seen me grow up. I sometimes feel like I’m their son. Their …

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Jul 03

10 4th of July Questions


1. Are you going to see fireworks anywhere? 2. Hot dogs or hamburgers? 3. Potato salad or macaroni salad? 4. Any historical landmarks you’d like to visit? 5. Are you going to watch any of the MLB all star game? 6. If you had a chance to talk to one signer of the Declaration of …

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Jul 02

The Sports Bank.net: NBA Free Agency Recap (7/2/14): Irving, Gortat re-sign


The calendar flipped to July and the NBA free agency period began. *All eyes are on the prized possessions like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, and seeing what happens with the Big 3 in Miami. *Teams cannot officially sign players until July 10th but contracts can be negotiated and agreed upon until then. *Here’s a …

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Jun 30

All change as Big Three eye Miami exit


It looks as though it could be all change at the Miami Heat during this off-season with their Big Three appearing to be heading towards becoming free agents. Following LeBron James’ decision to opt out of the remaining two years of his contract with the Heat to become a free agent, Dwayne Wade revealed he …

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Jun 29

The Sports Bank.net: Miami Heat completely clear their roster, is Pat Riley worried?


Miami Heat forwards Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem joined guard Dwyane Wade in opting out of their contracts, leaving Norris Cole as the only player the team has under contract heading into the 2014 free agency period. Cole is scheduled to make $2,038,206*this season, and Shabazz Napier – who the Heat acquired in a draft-night …

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Jun 20

10 Friday Questions 6/20


1. What is the last thing you made with your own two hands 2. If someone hands you $100 bill what’s the first thing you spend it on? 3. What’s your favorite John Candy movie? 4. Approx how many times do you post on FB or Twitter per week? 5. Should pot be legalized? 6. …

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