Who Is The All-Time Greatest NBA Champion?

Posted in 1983 Philadelphia 76ers, 1985 Los Angeles Lakers, 1986 Boston Celtics, 1989 Detroit Pistons, 1996 Chicago Bulls, Bad Boys, blog roll, Blogroll, blogrolll, Greatest NBA Champion, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen on May 19th, 2008 by Ron Glover


1983 Champs…vastly underrated

If the Boston Celtics win the NBA Championship in June, the team of Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett will be considered one of the greatest title teams ever assembled.

With that thought in mind; who do you consider the Greatest NBA Championship Team in your lifetime. Is it the 1996 Chicago Bulls who went 72-10 or was it the 1986 Boston Celtics, the 1985 Lakers or the 1989 Bad Boys of Detroit. Maybe it was my favorite the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers.

Let the debate begin…

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: “I think we need to move the name ‘the big three’ from Boston to L.A.”

Posted in Avery Johnson, Blogroll, Boston Celtics, Charles Barkley, Cheryl Miller, Cleveland Cavaliers, David Aldridge, Derron Williams, Dick Stockton, Doc Rivers, Doug Collins, Ernie Johnson, Inside the NBA, Jerry Sloan, Kenny Smith, Kevin Harlan, Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Harpring, Mike Brown, Mike Fratello, NBA On TNT, Paul Gasol, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Utah Jazz on May 15th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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The Dark Knight

Posted in Allen Iverson, Chris Paul, Jermaine O'Neal, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Marcus Camby, NBA, New Jersey Nets, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, West Philly, Wilt Chamberlain on May 7th, 2008 by AXG

“Show me a hero, and I will write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Frustration
Not hiding…the court–and his family–is his solitude

Kobe Bean Bryant is the story of how a child from West Philadelphia, grew into a man of worldwide acclaim. It has been 12 years since the fabled NBA Draft of 1996…within that class are the likes of Allen Iverson, Marcus Camby, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, and Jermaine O’Neal, however none of them are as intriguing as the enigma that is Bryant.

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: “Kevin Garnett was the man tonight. He was The Closer.”

Posted in Boston Celtics, Charles Barkley, Cheryl Miller, Chris Webber, Cleveland Cavaliers, David Aldridge, Dick Stockton, Ernie Johnson, Inside the NBA, Kenny Smith, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Mike Fratello, NBA On TNT, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Zydrunas Ilgauskas on May 7th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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All of you who thought KG didn’t make big shots…witness last night

Something I always wanted to ask…Sup with the foggy almost surreal atmosphere in Boston? –Mizzo

Barkley on the Cleveland/Boston series: “I think (Cleveland vs. Boston) is going to be a very good series. It’s going to be a terrific series and I’m really looking forward to it. I still like the Celtics to win the series, but it can go either way because LeBron (James) is the best player on the floor. It’s going to come down to role players. Cleveland runs that horrible offense where they give the ball to LeBron and let him go one on five, that won’t work against the Celtics unless they speed up the tempo of the game and get (Wally) Szczerbiak going, get Delonte West going.”

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NBA On TNT Playoff Notes: “I hate to see Avery Johnson (get fired) but coaches are going to get fired.”

Posted in Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Caron Butler, Charles Barkley, Charlotte Bobcats, Cheryl Miller, Cleveland Cavaliers, Darius Songaila, Dick Stocton, Doc Rivers, Eddie Jordan, Ernie Johnson, Gilbert Arenas, Hyundai, Inside the NBA, Kenny Smith, Kevin Garnett, Larry Brown, LeBron James, Marty Snider, Michael Jordan, Mike Fratello, Mike Woodson, NBA On TNT, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, Sam Cassell, TNT, Washington Wizards, Zaza Pachulia on May 1st, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Whassup Etan? What’s good with you?

Barkley on the Mavericks and the Suns making personnel changes: “I hate to see Avery Johnson (get fired) but coaches are going to get fired. Mike D’Antoni in Phoenix pushed for the Shaq (O’Neal) trade. Hindsight is 20/20 and the trades did not work. I thought it was admirable of Dallas to get Jason Kidd. I thought it was admirable for the Suns to get Shaq. The Suns lost because they don’t play any defense. The Mavericks lost because they aren’t a good team top-to-bottom. I know that Jason (Kidd) is going to get the blame, but they aren’t a very good team.”

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NBA Playoffs Last Night: Kobe Bryant One Bucket Away From +70 (Philly Recap On SLAM Added)

Posted in Allen Iverson, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Carmello Anthony, Defensive Player of the Year Award, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, J.R. Smith, Joe Johnson, Josh Smith, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Mike Bibby, NBA playoffs, Paul Pierce, Philadelphia 76ers, Rajon Rando, Ray Allen, SLAMonline, Stephon Marbury on April 24th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Don’t talk smack J.R. when Kobe is on fire and your team is getting blown out

Los Angeles 122, Denver 107

Lakers lead Denver 2-0

Kobe Bryant was one point away from becoming just the fourth player in NBA history with a 50 point/10 assist game–a feat I call the +70. LeBron James had one this year against the Knicks, Stephon Marbury did it with the Suns and then you have to go back to 1975 when Kareem Abdul Jabbar accomplished the feat with 50 points/15 boards/11 assists.

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#1 Boston Celtics vs. #8 Atlanta Hawks 1st Round Eastern Conference

Posted in Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Co Co, Eddie House, Glen Davis, James Posey, Joe Johnson, Josh Childress, Josh Smith, Kevin Garnett, Leon Powe, Mike Bibby, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Salim Stoudamire, Solomon Jones, Zaza Pachulia on April 20th, 2008 by Jerold Wells Jr.

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Oh Oh Co Co…Are Josh and the fellas ready for this?

Everyone who knows, or thinks they know, anything about basketball will be getting into someone else’s ear this week saying who’s going to advance in the ’08 playoffs and why. The truth of the matter is we don’t know. I’ll just give you my take and leave it up to you to decide TSF nation.

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TBR’s Top All-Time College Basketball Players (Part II)

Posted in Allan Houston, Alonzo Mourning, Anfernee Hardaway, Armon Gilliam, Blogroll, Christian Laettner, Doug Smith, Harold Miner, J.R. Rider, Jameer Nelson, Jason Kidd, Johnny Dawkins, Juwan Howard, Keith Lee, Marcus Camby, Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, Rex Chapman, Shaquille O’Neal on March 20th, 2008 by Ron Glover


Plasticman springs into action.

I hope everyone enjoyed the first half of this list. The second half isn’t too shabby either, we have a couple of sure-fire Hall of Famers in our second installment and maybe even a Blue Devil or two.

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