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Boston Celtics’ Busy Week: Four Trades in Five Days

Danny Ainge is not known Trader Danny for nothing because the Celtics’ President is known to be trigger-happy when it comes to trading players. Yet Ainge and the rebuilding Celtics took it to a different level this week

Why Pau Gasol’s 46 at 34 is Special

There were plenty of reasons to believe that Pau Gasol was past his prime when he was headed to the free agency last summer. For the past two years, Gasol had been the constant trade bait for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Phil Jackson Takes Blame For Knicks’ Season, But Does it Really Matter?

Jackson’s public “mea culpa” was not expected at all although everyone’s already starting to point fingers on him for the Knicks’ disastrous season. We all know him to be the Zen Master who’s won 11 NBA titles as coach.

Analyzing the Three Team Trade by the Cavs, Knicks and Thunder

Last Monday, three NBA teams went in cahoots with each other to forge a surprising move that looks to help their struggling sides. The Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder

Are The Pistons Reaping the Benefits of Waiving J Smoove?

Don’t look now but the Detroit Pistons have won five straight games since they waived forward Josh Smith last December 22. But is the Josh Smith’s ouster the reason why the Pistons are winning now?

What’s With the LeBron and Wade “Reunion” Video?

Christmas is supposed to be the happiest season of the year but for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ fans it was another reminder of how everything can be taken away from...

Are the Nets Going to Have Another Strong Finish?

The Brooklyn Nets ended 2013 with a 10-21 record but turned their season around with a strong finishing kick as the calendar turned to 2014. By that season’s end, the Nets had the 2nd best record in the Eastern conference

The Outlook in Chi-Town is Starting to Be Bull-ish

After a shaky 11-6 November start, the Chicago Bulls are slowly coming together. They have now won six straight games and are 10-3 in the month of December with two more games left to play before the year closes.

Do The Houston Rockets Really Need Josh Smith?

As Josh Smith cleared the waivers on Thursday, he is expected to sign with the Houston Rockets anytime now. But while Smith should add more depth and talent to the team, do they really need to add Josh Smith to their line-up?

7 NBA Stars that Made Their Mark in History

The NBA isn’t just a basketball league, it is a constellation of stars. Here are seven NBA stars that made their mark in history:

Russell Westbrook Playing Like the MVP in OKC

The OKC Thunder were seven games behind the Western Conference’s 8th seed on November 23. Twelve games later, they are just half a game behind Phoenix and just 3.5 games back the 7th seeded Spurs.

Is Rajon Rondo the Final Piece for Dirk’s One Last Ride?

The Dallas Mavericks have acquired All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics in a five player deal on Thursday night. Aside from Rondo, the Mavericks also receive forward Dwight Powell in

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Rhonda Rousey Has a New Training Coach

Not much has been seen of Ronda Rousey since Amanda Nunes beat her to a pulp. The mega star has resurfaced with a new...

5 Benefits of the Elliptical Machine

Bored on the treadmill? The Elliptical Machine may be just the change of pace you need. The Elliptical is a great addition to any workout at the gym or addition to your home gym. It’s a total body workout with plenty of benefits.

Is the Squat Exercise Safe for Me?

Squats are a very misunderstood exercise. The thought that they cause injury has been tossed around since the 1950’s. It is rumored that the squats' reputation went south after the US Army banned them in the 1960’s.