In the end -- after so many twists and turns that changed a lot of opinions -- the result of this Eastern Conference Semifinal series was what many expected. The Miami Heat closed out the Indiana Pacers 105-93 Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to win the series in six games and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second straight year. The Pacers opened eyes … [Read more...] about Dwyane Wade, LeBron James too much for Indiana Pacers
Not to offend fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks, but the Eastern Conference Finals is the REAL NBA Finals this year. The winner of the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat series will likely win the title. Exactly like in 2007, when you knew the winner of the Western Conference Semifinals between the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns would go on to win the whole … [Read more...] about Heat’s Dwyane Wade: Most Important Player in “REAL” NBA Finals
By Paul M. Banks and David Kay I wouldn’t call it “love at first sight”, but when I was in Milwaukee for the 2008 McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball game, I was enamored by what I saw. At the time, Tyreke Evans was undecided as to where he would play his college basketball, but I knew that his impact at whatever University was fortunate enough to land him would … [Read more...] about Is Tyreke Evans the next Big Thing?
By Brandon Robinson With the current recession, it is going to be difficult for a lot of Americans—even for those working with NBA basketball. At least as far as making money they were accustomed to making a few years ago. Additionally, the biggest effect will be on team revenue. “If you think about it, it's one big cycle. The recession affects the fans, who will spend less … [Read more...] about The Economics of Basketball