WHO DARES WINS – A REVIEW OF THE 2010 NBA PLAYOFFS

{Hello, first of all let me introduce myself, I’m Cyrus 99 & this is my very first article on Sportsnation.} Like all of you, I have been following the NBA playoffs religiously for the past three weeks or so and I admit I’m pretty pleased with the way things have turned out. The funny thing […]

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. […]

After Dreary Letdown, LeBron James Must Relocate To a New Address

Ever seen a crowd in a petrified town nervous about the status of a gifted athlete, dignified for rejuvenating an insubstantial franchise in his hometown? The enthusiastic fans are suddenly glancing at reality, with the possibility of LeBron James departing Ohio and signing his signature with a rebuilding team in a high-market city this summer […]

Canadiens Create Magic in a Year of Cultural Feats, Montreal Now Favorite

This has been a hockey postseason of the unprecedented and miraculous feats, with the audacity of Canada’s emergence in the NHL to renew a cultural event north of the border. The sport originated in Canada, a prominent atmosphere where the masses are entertained and embraces a thrilling game played on thick layers of ice. There’s […]

In Arizona, Boycotts Extend Uncertainty in a Horrid Game of Baseball

The illegal immigrants, as we refer to the violators who generated a controversy in Phoenix, one of the urban cities surrounded by the sticky, muggy and humid heat, especially come the summer months, are battered with hypocrisy and woes. It’s a world filled with prejudice, but at the same time, a native country that illegal […]

Dallas Braden: Delivers Perfectly to Revive Baseball of Fragile Debacles

It’s a shameless sport that seems to wilt rather than expose positive innovations, such as legit sluggers or aggressive base runners. Instead it consists of shams, boldly juicing their bodies without producing in a pure and artistic fashion. It was just over a year ago, when frequent drug busts revealed con artists from a disturbing […]

After Wild Blowout Over Celtics, Cavs Victory Remains Inevitable

In a speechless, cheerless, fatigued venue at downtown Boston, a Nightmare on Causeway Street embodied the worst-case scenario, forging a horror movie in a sporting town known for winning its fair share of titles in pro basketball. Of the thousands sitting nervously in the stands, who stared in hopes of witnessing the resurgence of the […]