- Geek & Sci-Fi
Last night was almost a perfect night for basketball in Philadelphia.
As we said in Smack, Hakim Warrick put Yi Jianlian on YiTube.
The Spurs have worn a lot of labels over the years, but we can't recall a time -- even during the Stephen Jackson era -- when "explosive" was one of them.
Whoever has the job of producing We're Not So Bad: The Story of the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers has some tough editing decisions following last night's loss to the Miami Heat.
Who do you want your offense to run through with the game on the line? Counting down from 30th to 1st (one per team), I've ranked the League's go-to guys.
Amar'e Stoudemire who? Watch as Hakim Warrick serves up Paul Millsap a mouthful of leather.
As the NBA regular season tips off, we preview the upcoming eight-month stretch with our "Highs and Lows" system -- predicting the respective ceiling and basement for each team.
When you're not the '92 Dream Team and penciled in to flog everybody by 30 or 50 points a night, you probably need some close games under your belt to test your clutch-ness and avoid complacency.
When the 1992 Dream Team was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame last week, Magic Johnson -- as the de facto spokesman for the team on stage -- saved the coveted "last but not least" status and maybe his most glowing remarks for Larry Bird, his longtime rival.
In the least-surprising turn of events since the backlash against Barack Obama for not instantly fixing a broken system, the NBA announced it will put Heat/Lakers on center stage as its Christmas Day main event, as well as put the Heat, Lakers and Celtics on display for Opening Night in October.
This past year the Phoenix Suns scorched the NBA, as they averaged just over 110 points per contest.
The Phoenix Suns seem destined to make the desert a family affair.
Welcome to the first day of the rest of the NBA offseason.
Best-case scenario: Amar'e Stoudemire is for the Knicks what Patrick Ewing used to be, a dominant interior force who can carry a slumping franchise back to its glory days.
Who knew scouring another man's day-planner could become so interesting.
As expected, Paul Pierce isn't going anywhere.
Around the time it became clear Chris Bosh was not going to spend his entire career in Toronto, two seemingly natural destinations for CB4 were Dallas and Houston.
The Raptors and Thunder are two teams heading in starkly different directions.
What's up everyone.