Monthly Archives: May 2010

Lakers-Celtics Rivalry Renewed: You Wished Upon a Rivalry and Got It

The fiercest scorer in basketball wasn’t wearing a scowl on his face, one of the most formidable facial expressions in sports, but he was ultimately instrumental in a critical Game Six on the road. He seemed much too earnest in a hostile environment, the atmosphere where inhospitable fans chanted unpleasantly at Kobe Bryant. It wasn’t

Ron Artest Salvages Must-Needed Win for Lakers, Overshadows Any Tumults

There are times, such as moments when someone needs a wondrous moment to avoid doubts and ongoing criticism, realizing that he was viewed as a narcissistic nutcase with problematic outbursts throughout his troubling seasons in the NBA. Labeled as a miserable thug for initiating bizarre melees during games by losing it on the floor and

There’s No Mirage in Desert: Phoenix Suns Eclipse Lakers-Celtics Dream

It happened unexpectedly, amid a boring and dense postseason. When it seemed the Los Angeles Lakers were too talented, and would eventually sweep the Phoenix Suns. But the defending champs are once again perceived as a lingering riddle, with the annoying up and down meltdowns at critical situations. Perhaps we spoke too quickly, without acknowledging

If Phil Jackson Desires Coaching Please Ignore the Hearsay In Chicago

The entire world recognizes that he’s one of the most decorated coaches in the NBA by accomplishing more than the average coach. Aside from all the LeBron James melodrama captivating the attention as he becomes a free agent this summer, the Chicago Bulls are pursuing in an extreme makeover to revamp around a young and

Magic’s Weaknesses Unveil Anything But Magical Touch in Legitimate Test

In a postseason with dull routs and lopsided finishes, the Orlando Magic, once regarded as the emerging franchise with the next dominant big man in one of the largest cities, all of a sudden has been deprived of creating a magical sequence, similar to the one a year ago, when the Magic earned a bid

I Speak Prematurely: Lakers-Boston Celtics in an Epic Theater For the Ages

Before the NBA season comes to a closure, the people obsessed with sports are anxiously ready to see an epic showdown among two franchises with bad blood, and wishing to badmouth each other in a physical clash. This has been an uninteresting postseason of ills and very little excitement, besieged with all the uncertainty and

Boston Celtics Have Ideal Weapons to Relive Green Pride: Boston Unbeatable?

These days, the masses gossip about LeBron James’ future, whether he’ll re-sign with Cleveland or depart emotionally to Chicago or even New York or wherever he decides to land come July 1, we are forced to neglect the undervalued franchise of the Eastern Conference. It’s fascinating that basketball lords deems the Boston Celtics as an

LeBron Owes Nothing to Cleveland, But Is Deserving of Title Elsewhere

Every time a big-name free agent is available to test the market or when his season ends woefully and agonizingly, he becomes the biggest curiosity in sports. There has been much dialogue about Cleveland Cavaliers’ star LeBron James, who becomes a free agent July 1. He’ll test the market and negotiate with franchises willing to

Celtics Rejuvenates To Championship Form, Despite Aging Bodies

It’s all a familiar scene in a town that prides itself on basketball when the Boston Red Sox season has barely begun and when the New England Patriots are revamping a stagnant team to rebuild a top-notch franchise. Not long ago, the Boston Celtics were crowned champs, celebrated in a parade and smoked victory cigars.