This is not an optical illusion folks.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
When the New York Knicks traded for Carmelo Anthony prior to last week's NBA trade deadline, many fans said that it signaled the return of the classic 1990s rivalry between the Knicks and the Miami Heat.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/carlos-arroyo-alley-oop-to-lebron-james"> This is for the city of New York. This is for those who love the word "contraction" and hate those <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-bkn-lebron-contraction,0,115557.story">unfamiliar with its meaning</a>.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/09/nba-2k11-demo-releases-for-ps3-and-xbox-360"> Call me crazy but as I was playing <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/09/nba-2k11-demo-releases-for-ps3-and-xbox-360">the 2K11 demo</a> I kept wondering how they screwed up the jerseys.
As if newfound chosen son Amar’e Stoudemire didn’t already have enough on his plate, what with his decision to lead New York Knicks fans through the desert for at least the next five years, the star forward has been issued a challenge.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/all-eyes-on-king-james"> -- In a week of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/amare-stoudemire-agrees-to-five-year-100-million-dollar-deal-with-new-york-knicks">free agent signings</a>, Miami was <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/chris-bosh-joins-dwyane-wade-in-miami">the big winner</a> & Dan Gilbert <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/dan-gilbert-is-no-longer-a-witness">just lost it</a>.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/amare-stoudemire-agrees-to-five-year-100-million-dollar-deal-with-new-york-knicks"> Pic via <a href="http://nbaoffseason.com">NBA Off-Season</a> While the verdict is still out on LeBron and D.
The first NBA free agent was signed last night, which is too bad.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/tss-2010-nba-playoff-preview-eastern-conference-playoffs-orlando-magic-vs-boston-celtics"> Brace yourself, there's about to be a shootout in the cities of Los Angeles and Phoenix. The Lakers and Suns have met a total of <a href="http://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2010/5/16/1469352/suns-lakers-playoff-history">11 times</a> in the playoffs with the Lakeshow winning seven.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/tss-2010-nba-playoff-preview-western-conference-semi-finals-phoenix-suns-vs-san-antonio-spurs"> On the surface, calling the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns history a "rivarly" may not be accurate. The Spurs have clipped the Suns four times in the past five seasons. But while it may not be a "rivalry" in the literal sense, bad blood most definitely remains. Losing to a team multiple times over multiple years fosters and helps build that sense of resentment. The lasting image of Robert Horry <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcIhHOplWws">shoulder-checking Steve Nash</a> into the announcers table is one of the more memorable and infamous events in playoff history.
A good defensive coach always tells their players: "If you're going to foul the shooter, make sure they don't make the shot.
When you're a professional athlete, there are particular plays that can rustle your ego and ultimately allow you to lose focus.
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New PE's of the Nike Zoom Skyposites.
The NBA is ready to launch another Donaghy-free season and we couldn’t be happier.
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In a stunning turn of events, Spurs point guard Tony Parker made headlines by doing something that did not -- I repeat, did NOT -- have anything to do with wife Eva Longoria or anonymous gay truck stop sex.
Steve Nash took a nasty forearm shiver that sent him into the scorer's table, and because Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw stood up and took a few steps in outrage that the two-time MVP and best player on the team was so flagrantly fouled, they've been <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nba/story/6814552" target="_blank">suspended for the Game 5</a>, essentially stripping the Suns of any realistic chance of winning the pivotal Game 5 at home.
I don't have enough material for a real dispatch from Miami yet, but I will admit to paying a $20 cover to get into <a href="http://deadspin.com/sports/aj-daulerio-is-the-balls/daulerio-at-sbxli-the-clevelander-redux-233139.php" target="_blank">Daulerio hotspot</a> the Clevelander last night.