Reverse the Curse

Posted in 76ers, Carlos Boozer, Christian Laettner, College Basketball, College Basketball's Greatest Teams, Corey Maggette, Elton Brand, Final Four, Grant Hill on March 27th, 2009 by AXG

“The Blueprint 2 homie, follow the moves…you put on two tube socks you couldn’t walk in my shoes…”

Jay – Z – Diamond Is Forever

William Michael Krzyzewski took over a struggling Duke University Men’s Basketball program 29-years ago, and while he has had the success of 3 National Championships, and 10 Final Fours…there is a stigma that goes along with being a Duke Blue Devil.

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: Kobe Bryant Finally Gets His Shine

Posted in Andrew Bynum, Boston Celtics, Carlos Boozer, Charles Barkley, Chauncey Billups, David Aldridge, David Stern, Derek Fisher, Deron Williams, Detroit Pistons, Doug Collins, Dwight Howard, Ernie Johnson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets, Inside the NBA, Jason Maxiell, Jerry Sloan, Kenny Smith, Kevin Harlan, Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, Los Angeles Lakers, Marv Albert, NBA, NBA MVP, NBA On TNT, Orlando Magic, Pam Oliver, Paul Milsap, Rashard Lewis, Rasheed Wallace, Reggie Miller, Stan Van Gundy, Utah Jazz on May 8th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Does this look like a team led by a selfish superstar?

Game 1: Detroit Pistons (86) @ Orlando Magic (111) – The Pistons lead the series 2-1.

Announcers Marv Albert and Reggie Miller with Pam Oliver reporting

Miller on how Pistons center Jason Maxiell has found a successful way to post-up Magic center Dwight Howard: “(Jason Maxiell) has posed a lot of problems for Dwight Howard, who is about four inches taller (than Maxiell). He is using his legs to get underneath Dwight Howard a little bit down low. He’s not worried about the upper body strength of Dwight Howard He’s trying to get into his legs and bring him down to his size.”

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NBA Playoffs Last Night: DeShawn Stevenson Strikes Back

Posted in Aundray Blatche, Carlos Boozer, Caron Butler, Chris Broussard, Cleveland Cavaliers, Colin Powell, D.C., Derron Williams, Deshawn Stevenson, Devin Brown, Dwight Howard, Hedo Turkoglu, Houston Rockets, Kevin Blackistone, LeBron James, NBA playoffs, Orlando Magic, Pardon the Interruption, Rafer Alston, Soulja Boy, Steven A. Smith, T.J. Ford, Tony Reali, Toronto Raptors, Tough Juice, Tracey McGrady, Utah Jazz, Washington, Washington Wizards on April 25th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Had 5 threes.

Washington Wizards 108, Cleveland Cavaliers 72

Cleveland leads series 2-1.

Cleveland had one 8 straight playoff games versus Washington.

Last night was just incredible and because of it DC will forever be official.

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#4 Utah Jazz vs. #5 Houston Rockets 1st Round Western Conference

Posted in Carlos Boozer, Deron Williams, Houston Rockets, Jerry Sloan, Orlando Magic, Stockton and Malone, Toronto Raptors, Tracy McGrady, Trent Nelson, Utah Jazz, Yao Ming on April 20th, 2008 by Jerold Wells Jr.

(Trent Nelson)
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Yeah he’s that good

Utah Jazz exploded into the company of the NBA’s elite last year as a result of Carlos Boozer and Deron Williams. Perhaps no two players epitomize their team more than they do. Both won in college and brought a sense of purpose with them to the Jazz. They play hard, expect their teammates to do the same, and give consistent effort. Williams and Boozer are more an extension of their coach, Jerry Sloan, than a reincarnation of Jazz legends Stockton and Malone. They are hard nosed, tough, players who excel because they consistently execute.

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