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Predicting the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend Winners

The greatest basketball weekend on Earth is only days away and it's only fair to get so amped up about it. The traditional Rookies vs Sophomores is replaced by a USA vs the World format while the other events went pretty much back to the original setups. Personally, I don't enjoy watching All-Star games because it's just a glorified shootaround. A lot of dunking, open layups, open jumpers... there's nothing much to it. You can basically get the whole idea in the highlight films tomorrow and your Read More

5 Bold Predictions For The Second Half of NBA 2014-15 Season

The first half of the season has gone and we have enough sample size to pretty much know what to expect as the NBA season goes on. However, conventional wisdom messes up sometimes and to be honest, it's more fun that way. You ready? Here are our five predictions for the second half of NBA 2014-15 season: 1. OKC Thunder Won't Make The Playoffs If the best player on your team spends more time wearing dry-cleaned suits than warmups and jerseys, you know you're in trouble. In an ultra-competitive Read More

Stellar Company: NBA All-Star Starters Set

History was messing around the league the past few days and that includes writing new story lines in time for the NBA All-Star starters announcement Friday. Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry broke into the books by making a late push in the polls, surpassing LeBron James as 2015's leading vote-getter for the annual showcase. Meanwhile, brothers Pau and Marc Gasol became the first siblings to start in an All-Star game. "This means a lot; it's something that I don't take for granted," Curry Read More

Midseason Report: Biggest Disappointments In The NBA

The Golden State Warriors are better than expected. The Atlanta Hawks may well be the Team of the Year (if there ever was one) halfway through the season. Andrew Wiggins is rounding his game up nicely in Minnesota and looks like the runaway winner for the Rookie of the Year. But let's not delve too much on the positive side, folks. General managers don't always earn their stripes (and cash) for being too complimentary. By pointing out who's not playing up to par, hey, maybe we'll get their attention Read More

Possible 2015 NBA All-Star Snubs

The third returns for the NBA All-Star ballots are in and as usual, there were some surprises to and fro in both conferences. In the East, Pau Gasol is the 2nd leading vote-getter in the frontcourt comfortably behind LeBron James and slightly above Carmelo Anthony. The backcourt's vote leader is John Wall (very well-deserved) but oft-injured superstar Dwyane Wade is in Wall's rear-view mirror, over a hundred thousand votes atop Kyle Lowry and Kyrie Irving and nearly twice the votes Jimmy Butler Read More

10 Most Iconic Basketball Shoes Of All Time

Careers of our favorite NBA stars were never defined by the sneakers they wore, but it can't be denied that only the select best get to wear shoes that go by their own names. We all know how His Airness himself Michael Jordan re-defined the basketball shoe industry with his very own brand (under Nike), so expect a few of his signatures here in this list. And of course, the usual and the not-so-usual suspects. Here are the 10 most iconic basketball shoes of all time: 10. FILA Grant Hill 1 FILA Read More