Author Archives: Timothy J. Ward

Prediction: Steve Nash out for Career, Lakers Bounced in Second Round, Mike Brown Fired

Remember when Steve Nash averaged 100,000 assists per game? Through two games this season, he is averaging 4. Granted, he was kicked yesterday and had a leg contusion and couldn’t return. But still, this is Steve Nash… and he’s playing … Continue reading

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Kirk Hinrich is the reason I love basketball… and now he’s back!!!

Quick, who was the best player in the 2003 NBA draft? LeBron (first overall pick)? Carmelo (third)? Bosh (fourth)? Wade (fifth)? No, it was Kirk Hinrich (7th overall pick)!!! At least he’s the best in our hearts. Coming in close … Continue reading

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Hard to Hate LeBron During Game 6 Beat Down of Boston Celtics in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals

Let’s face it. I strongly dislike LeBron. I’ve always disliked LeBron. I don’t like how he plays. I don’t like how he acts. I don’t like how he complains about everything. I don’t like his on court demeanor, the way … Continue reading

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Why the Mayans Have to Be Right About the End of the World Coming This Year

Carlos Boozer got a vote for the NBA All-Defensive Team. P.S.- I just did a Google search for “Carlos Boozer defense” and the first link says…

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David Stern Makes Preemptive Declaration of the Miami Heat as 2012 NBA Champions- Gives a Fatigued LeBron an Extra Day of Rest, Forces All Four Western Conference Teams to Play Playoff Back-to-Backs, and Condones Dwyane Wade’s Flagrant Murder of Darren Collison

Before reading this post, read this disclaimer. David Stern is trying to fix the NBA Playoffs in favor of the Miami Heat. There’s no surprise there. LeBron James is David Stern’s darling. But could he make it a little less … Continue reading

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David Stern 2012 Playoff Fix Disclaimer

This post is a disclaimer for this post. I am aware that the playoff schedule is likely because the LA Kings hockey team and the two LA basketball teams all play home games and need the Staples Center at roughly … Continue reading

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Sans Derrick Rose (ACL tear), 2012 Chicago Bulls Parallel 55-Win 1994 Chicago Bulls

Derrick Rose Tears ACL. Derrick Rose Blows Out His Knee. Derrick Rose Injured. Derrick Rose out for Season. We all know this. We either saw it live, saw it on sports talk shows, or read the headlines. Everybody has been … Continue reading

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Derrick Rose Suffers Non-Contact ACL Tear- Could it have been prevented?

See also: Do the Bulls have any hope without Rose? It’s bad news for Chicago Bulls fans and Miami Heat haters everywhere. In game 1 of the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs, Derrick Rose tore his ACL while … Continue reading

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2012 NBA MVP and Regular Season Awards Predictions

Who is going to win the 2012 NBA MVP award? Coach of the Year? Rookie of the Year? Defensive Player of the Year? Sixth man? Most Improved Player? With all the games wrapped up in this lock-out shortened season, it’s … Continue reading

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Are the 2012 Chicago Bulls better without their MVP Derrick Rose?

Update: With the Derrick Rose ACL tear, I figured this article may be worth reading again. As will the above link examining the mechanism of his injury and how it could have been prevented. See Also: Can the Bulls win … Continue reading

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