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Because Laker Colors Include Green

Courtesy of RedsArmy.Com! I found this awesome gem, thanks to… I don’t know her real name but she goes by mhcranberry on Twitter. Anyways… Someone in the NBA thought it was a good idea to make a St. Patrick’s Day…
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How High Is Andrew Bynum’s Ceiling?

There has been a lot of talk about Andrew Bynum around me as of late. I remember when he was drafted straight out of high school in 2005 during the Lakers “rebuilding years”. Despite that he wasn’t anything close to…
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Weekly Assists (01/23/2009)

First off, your NBA All-Star Starters! EASTERN CONFERENCE: Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, Dwight Howard, Allen Iverson, Dwyane Wade. WESTERN CONFERENCE: Tim Duncan, Amar’e Stoudemire, Yao Ming, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant. I would put Devin Harris instead of A.I. And the…
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Halfway Point

Alonzo Mourning officially retired today. We all wish you good health, sir. You’ve had an awesome career. We’re pretty much halfway through the season. Before the season started, I made predictions about where each team would end up at the…
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Mike D’Antoni Is CAPTAIN PLAAANEEEET!!!

This is to honor today’s Suns/Knicks match-up. So my friends and I were watching Game 7 of the Lakers/Suns series of the 2006 Playoffs (the one where Kobe Bryant “stuck with the game plan”, which drew Charles Barkley‘s ire). Anyway,…
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We Like Obscure NBA Players: Dickey Simpkins

Okay, before I go into today’s OBSCURE PLAYER… I have a little promotion to do. SLAM Magazine and The NBA Breakdown have teamed up for a new contest. It’s the SLAM/NBA Breakdown Trivia Challenge. Basically, check out the NBA Breakdown’s…
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NBA Scattered Thoughts For Jan. 20, 2009

I had attempted to write this entry about five or six times. And, to be honest, I didn’t really want to write a mini-recap of last night’s main event as 1000 sites have done that already. Scattered thoughts. *Apologies to…
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Weekly Assists (01/16/2009)

Okay, so every Friday, I’m going to put out blogs and links (“Weekly Assists”) y’all should check out. Admittedly, it’s hard for me to read so many of these basketball blogs in this sports blogosphere… but I’ll do my best…
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I Thought I Told You That They Won’t Stop

Ya know, the peeps of Project Spurs are gonna love this. Face it, people. Never ever count the San Antonio Spurs OUT until all of those guys are gone. The guys being Tim Duncan (man is an MVP candidate), Manu…
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We Like Obscure NBA Players: Brooks Thompson

Okay, before I get to today’s Obscure NBA Player… for those that are seeing this section for the first time (since I just moved to MVN) or don’t care to look back at archives, let me explain how this section…
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We’re Sorry, Mardy Collins

We wanna apologize to Mardy Collins. All right. It’s not like we totally bashed him all over the place. Well, okay… we mentioned him during the PodCast we were in a few days ago and I mentioned him in a…
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Eddy Curry Likes To Hang With All The Boys

Thank you, J.E. Skeets, for this. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the Eddy Curry sex scandal that’s been all over the basketball blogs… and later on, all over the papers. Yeah, so the story is right here. I…
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I Think Danny Granger Is Good

Danny Granger. Who passed on him again in the 2005 Draft? Because, clearly, he’s in the Top 3 of this class now. 1. Andrew Bogut (Bucks, starting center and doing decent) 2. Marvin Williams (Hawks, doing okay but will forever…
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What’s Wrong With L.A.?

There are just things that I don’t have to explain here. Partly the reason why I don’t making huge recaps of games. It’s because everyone can see it. The Clippers have lost 11 straight (last one against Phoenix, 109-103) earlier…
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