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The 10 Biggest Babies in the NBA

What’s the deal with very tall NBA Basketball players acting very childish? Over the years, the NBA has seen its fair share of players that could use a visit to the Zoltan machine. Anyone remember Officer Olden Polynice? How about that unstoppable phenomenon, Shaq-Fu?

For some reason, this year, NBA big men have have taken childishness to a whole new stratosphere. Here are a few crucial offenders: Continue reading

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Spin Cycle Podcast – Colin And Evan Talk About The Lakers, The Heat, And The NBA Playoff Picture

With the NBA season already half over, I thought it was time to place a call to the biggest NBA fan I know, my brother Evan. We dissect the Lakers victory over the Heat last Sunday, discuss whether the Oklahoma City Thunder are the real deal, and figure out which teams need to make moves before the trade deadline. Continue reading

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It’s Time To Include Non-NBA Players In The Dunk Contest

When I was growing up, there were two exhibition events that I looked forward to more than anything else. One was the MLB Home Run Derby, in which I got to see juiced up sluggers like Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco, and Sammy Sosa hit moon shots deep into the night while Chris Berman made sounds similar to those made by a man suffering an embolism.

The other, of course, was the NBA Slam Dunk competition. As a taller-than average young man and an avid basketball player, it was always my dream to dunk. I fondly remember sneaking onto elementary school playgrounds with my friends to attempt ferocious dunks on the 8-foot rims. We were always astounded to find out how hard it was to do the dunks we saw every February in the dunk contest, even on the significantly lower rims. When I was a sophomore in high school and started feebly dunking on 10-foot rims, I gained even more respect for the guys that dazzled us in the competition. Continue reading

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The Clippers Need To Change Their Name Immediately

After finally landing Chris Paul, one of the superstars they so often covet but inevitably fall short in securing, the Los Angeles Clippers seem to have a bright future ahead of them. And that’s precisely the problem.

Anyone who’s followed the Clippers knows about the curse. Whether it’s drafting Michael Olowokandi with the first overall pick, Blake Griffin getting injured before his rookie year, or weird 8-second violation rules that Sam Cassell doesn’t understand, something always seems to go wrong with the Clip Show. Continue reading

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Blake Griffin Sports Illustrated Cover: Enough With The Curses!

Am I the only one that cringes every time Blake Griffin appears in a commercial or graces the cover of a national magazine?

I understand that Griffin is one of the most exciting young players in the NBA right now and everybody is constantly seeking the 18-25 demographic…but at what cost? Continue reading

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