Losing Finals Could Finally Change LeBron

LeBron James attempts to drive around Jason Kidd

Losing the 2011 NBA Finals may end up being the best thing for LeBron James. Now, before you jump off the plane, give me a chance to land it. James has been called “King,” but he’s also been called “petulant,” “immature,” “self-absorbed,” and any other pejorative term Skip Bayless or Adrian Wojnarowski feel like hurling … Continue reading

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Mike Brown is the 2011 Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach


The Los Angeles Lakers have a surprising brand spankin’ new head coach. While everyone and their mom knew about the whole ‘brand new coach’ thing, the ‘surprise’ part wasn’t as obvious. Their ultimate decision: Mike Brown. The former 2008-2009 NBA Coach of the Year. The Former Coach of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A … Continue reading

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Is Bono A Tool: The Definitive Discussion


Ok, fine. I’ll say it. Bono comes across as…kind of a tool. No, I’m not just saying that because South Park devoted an entire episode to making it canon that in their universe, Bono is literally a giant piece of crap. I’m saying it because…actually, that’s sort of the thing. I have no idea why … Continue reading

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The 9 MOST HATED Athletes


Mirror, mirror on the wall, who get’s hated on most of all? Get ready, because this is OUR look at the most hated athletes around. Just so we’re clear, ‘hate’ isn’t a word being thrown around loosely here. In fact, some of these guys are SO hated that their un-popularity is rivaled by the likes … Continue reading

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The Miami Heat have the WORST fans in the NBA


They might be good… Hell, they might be on the verge of being a great team at this point (we’ll see). The point here has nothing to do with the ‘team’ itself, so anyone who comes talking about how LeBron is amazing or DWade is one of the best players in the league type of … Continue reading

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2011 NBA Eastern Conference playoffs set


Having endured a long season, the wait is finally over. The 2011 NBA Playoffs, the real season, is finally upon us. In the stacked Eastern Conference, the standings have finally been decided. Let’s briefly break them down. 1 Chicago Bulls vs 8 Indiana Pacers I personally think this series is a no-brainer. The Pacers are … Continue reading

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Old Ben on Sports: The 5 Most Interesting NBA Finals Matchups

In a very particular order…. 5. Knicks vs. Nuggets Carmelo Anthony returns to showers of boos in Denver and Chauncey Billups plays for the away team in front of his hometown Denver fans.  The post-Melo intrigue is palpable just thinking about it.  A rag-tag bunch of middling talent playing team ball against a team led … Continue reading

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LeBron Throws a Curveball

In an interview with CNN, LeBron James and his manager say they believe that race was a factor in the media’s criticism of him this summer.  Maybe it was.  However, it seems more likely LeBron still doesn’t understand that he acted poorly.  He quit on his team in the middle of the playoffs.  He ripped the … Continue reading

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Carmelo’s the New Lebron (Or Chris Bosh, or Chris Paul, etc.)

Carmelo Anthony showed up at Denver’s media day today, “explaining” that he “never said [he] wanted to be traded. [He] never once said anything about trade talk.”  Bullshit.  His superstar status should be tarnished like LeBron’s.  He should not be considered a potential #1 player.  Anytime any player publicly demands a trade, they are not … Continue reading

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“LeBrenedict Arnold”: FatHead King James Sale


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