2012 NBA Mock Draft

First Round 1. New Orleans Hornets – Anthony Davis (PF – Kentucky) 2. Charlotte Bobcats – Harrison Barnes (SF – North Carolina) 3. Washington Wizards – Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (SF – Kentucky) 4. Cleveland Cavaliers – Andre Drummond (C – Connecticut) 5. Sacramento Kings – Bradley Beal (SG – Florida) 6. Portland Trail Blazers – Austin Rivers (SG – Duke) 7.…

2012 NBA Champions Miami Heat: It Starts With One, It Ends With One

Jun 21, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; The Miami Heat celebrate winning the 2012 NBA championship at the American Airlines Arena. Miami won 121-106. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE Miami Heat are NBA Champions. LeBron James is the well-deserved and long-awaited Finals MVP. After years of terrorizing the league, he took his game to another level by transforming…

NBA Finals Game 4 Notes: Miami Heat Up 3-1 Over OKC Thunder

Had a fun conversation on the air with the Out of Bounds crew in Tampa Bay on WTMY 1280 AM, followed by great running dialogue throughout game 4. Tonight during and after the game, my die-hard basketball family and I spit pure gold. So let’s dive into game 4 of the NBA Finals. This series is…

NBA Finals Game 3 Notes: Miami Heat Over OKC Thunder 91-85

LeBron James should be playing in the block more as a point forward. He has the vision to hit the open man. He’s a great finisher around the basket and would draw more fouls, hence more free throws. Miami’s offense is predictable and stagnant, at least this would draw double teams and the help defense…

Heat/Thunder Finals: Miami State of Mind

1. Do you think Miami will be able to win one of the first two games in OKC? Of course Miami is able to steal one on the road. The thing about rest, is that it gives you time to recover, watch your opponent, and you have an edge to study more film and practice…

LaMarcus Aldridge OK After Deadly Blood Virus Scare

Hey Blazers fans. I write this post with a lot of thankfulness and gratitude. My first rehab is going well.  I’m officially walking and no longer need to use crutches at all.  I’m getting my mobility back and have started some strengthening activity. But, this past week was a very scary one for me.  On…

Crunch Time & Clutch: A LeBron James Piece

Crunch Time Basketball is a game of runs and the game is played in 4-minute spans, which is why the final 4 minutes of a game is the legitimate  crunch time. Teams with the lead often close out their opponents in this window of opportunity and it gets overlooked because it didn’t come down to the final minute or the…