Can Russell Westbrook Be Like Mike?

Can Russell Westbrook be the next Michael Jordan? He’s sure playing like it! Westbrook is the first player to score 40+ points, grab 10+ rebounds and dish out 10+ assists in consecutive games since ‘MJ’ achieved that feat in April of 1989.  Westbrook has amassed 4 consecutive triple-doubles which is the longest streak since, you…

Markieff Morris Is Out Of Control

Things have been hectic in Phoenix since the February 19th NBA trade deadline.  The Suns made three trades within the final 10 minutes of this seasons’ deadline, re-shaping their depth chart at the guard position and changing the face of their franchise from Goran Dragic(traded to Miami for two first-round picks) to a joint effort of Eric…

Russell Westbrook Is Joining The NBA MVP Conversation

Going into the All-Star break earlier this month, the NBA MVP debate was a two-horse race between two of the league’s brightest young stars.  James Harden is leading the NBA in points per game(and inches per beard) and Stephen Curry has lead his Golden State Warriors team to the NBA’s best record, all while dazzling…

Kyrie’s Crossover – Cavs Have Won 11-Straight

LeBron’s new running-mate has officially arrived.  Most would say Cavs’ point guard Kyrie Irving had his ‘coming-out party’ to the basketball world in last year’s All-Star Game, in which he came off the bench and won the game’s MVP award as a member of the East squad. But there were still question marks coming into the…

The 2015 Slam Dunk Contest Field Is Set – Highlights

The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest field is set for 2015 All-Star Saturday Night.  The four high-flyers selected by the NBA are of the particularly young variety(the average age of the dunkers is 21), so they should have lots of ‘bounce’ in those legs for the competition.  But is every competitor worthy of earning a spot as…

Kelly Clarkson And The Lakers

As a Laker-hater, it’s great to see them struggle this year.  In other words, ‘SOME PEOPLE WAIT A LIFETIME, FOR A MOMENT LIKE THIS!’ ‘Kelly Clarkson’ is just about the most exciting thing to happen to the Lakers all season.  With the team losing last night, bringing their record to a brutal 12-32, there’s no hope…