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The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers have 33 NBA titles between them. They’ve appeared in a combined 52 championship title series. These teams are the NBA. But the times they are a changing. Neither time is poised to go deep into the playoffs and if the current trends hold, that won’t change next season. But Brian Gilmore says they’ll be back. It’s NBA law.
The Western Conference is tight! Fundamental basketball with a IDGAD attitude by the Spurs, the won’t-be-denied-playoffs Lakers, Electric Lob City and more make these games must see even in the 1st round. After Nelly made his picks from his New York state of mind, Mia had to add some California love. check out the Western Conference.
Nelly’s in New York and watching the NBA Playoffs from an East Coast point of view. Following the Bulls, Pacers and Bucks has been exciting through the season but is this where it ends? What does he think about his Knicks & Nets and their chances against the burning hot Miami Heat? Check out his picks.
Coach Rick Pitino, we’ve been here before. At least you have. The guys on the current Louisville roster weren’t even born when Louisville last went to the top of the tourney mountain. Maybe we have Pitino’s wife to thank for this, for her not-so-gentle “encouragement.” She’s why he took the job. Whatever it was, Brian Gilmore breaks down the how and why of this memorable NCAA Championship game.
Venus and Serena – now we get the rest of the story! Filmmakers Maiken Baird and Michelle Major follow the super star sisters through the whole year 2011 as they fight their way back to the top of the tennis world. The documentary will be released nationally on May 10th.
Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of sports. An injury the likes we haven’t seen since Lawrence Taylor’s hit on Joe Theismann sent shock waves through the football world. But many viewers are far too young to remember that moment. Like older fans remember Joe, we won’t forget Kevin’s pain – nor his promise that he’ll be back.
March Madness is here! Ballers. Shot callers. It is that time again.Get ready to make your picks for The 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Championship Tournament. Our Brian Gilmore calls it “The Greatest Basketball Show on Earth.” Brian has tips for bracket-picking and basic info for newbies and he brings up wonderful/painful memories (depending on the side you were rooting for) of tournaments past for those of you who love the game.
I’m leaving and I’m taking my ball with me to Denver! We imagine that’s what Wes Welker had to say as he turned down the “lowball” offer from the New England Patriots. The beginning of the NFL New Year has big names moving quickly. What does SP’s Nelly Semela have to say about the fire sale his Ravens had over the past two days? Let’s find out.
Forget deuces! Deron Williams threw up treys and took command of the New Jersey Nets game against the Washington Wizards on Friday. The talented guard broke an NBA record and delighted the fans with a dazzling performance. There was a zone and he was deep, deep in it. Then the Lakers – who continue to fight for their playoff lives – took the game to the wire. Heroics happened. Guess which Laker? Friday night in the NBA.
Both Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs would rather forget about last year. Alex’s season was marred by injury. The Chiefs tragically lost a teammate and friend to a murder-suicide. Their play on the field was secondary to the pain caused by that event. Now they can both start over. Alex can stop looking over his oft-injured shoulder and the Chiefs know that there’s nowhere to go but up. What’s the good and bad about Alex? Let’s check it out.