Kobe Bryant Is Spectacular In Game One Win For Lakers

Monday, May 17th, 2010

After all the questions about Kobe Bryant's health entering Monday night's Western Conference Finals opener against the Phoenix Suns, it seemed like the Los Angeles Lakers might be doomed. Um, nope. The Lakers crushed the Suns 128-107 thanks to a huge night offensively for No. 24. Bryant had his knee drained and ...

Suns Sweep Spurs Back To Old Folks Home

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The Phoenix Suns finished off a sweep of San Antonio last night, topping the Spurs 107-101. During the course of the series, the resurgent Suns made the Spurs look slow and old. Well, actually, the Spurs made themselves look slow and old. Once the most dominant franchise in the NBA, San ...

McD’s I Have Nothing Better To Do Tonight NBA Draft Live Blogapalooza

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

6:50 - Evening. This is around the 5,000th live blog of the NBA Draft going on tonight, and at least 1,000 of those are more qualified to dissect tonight's picks than I am. But hey, screw it, I need something to do tonight. I'll be live-blogging with a heavy heart ...

NBA Draft: A Look Back At The Decade That Was

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this year's draft, which many are already calling the weakest in recent memory, is as unpredictable as any I can remember. After Blake Griffin, everything is a toss up. There are a ton of question marks. And you just know at least half of the ...

TheBaker’s 2009 NBA Mock Draft

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

1. Los Angeles Clippers - Blake Griffin, PF (Oklahoma) Duh. Not even the Clippers can botch this one...I think. Griffin is this year’s prize. After him, the draft starts to taste a lot like Coors Light - watered down. Local take: Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times. 2. Memphis Grizzlies - Hasheem ...

NBA: Homegrown Edition

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

  Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you the NBA: Homegrown Edition. And no, that doesn't mean a league where Bonzi Wells, Melo, Damon Stoudemire, Zach Randolph and Darius Miles score by taking bong hits. I'll explain. The NBA Draft Lottery was holding to form on Tuesday. The order was working up until Memphis ...

Thrilling NBA Trade Deadline Recap!!!

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Get excited guys (and, to be fair, gals) the NBA trade deadline passed and it was a doozy. It was so great that John Hollinger, Chad Ford and Rick Bucher reportedly started making out in the back office at ESPN because they were so turned on. It was just an incredible ...