Top 10 NBA Duos: No. 9 Jimmy Butler & Pau Gasol

Jimmy Butler | Chicago Bulls: 5th season, 2x All-Star, 2015 Most Improved Player, 2x NBA All-Defensive Team It seems like this site is becoming a Butler fan page with all of our recent praise for him. But we can’t shy away from what the fifth-year pro is accomplishing on the hardwood. He’s got it all—the ability to score in bunches (over 22 ppg.); a new-found leadership style; … Continue reading Top 10 NBA Duos: No. 9 Jimmy Butler & Pau Gasol

Raging Bull

Chicago was down by 24 at some point during their meeting last week against Philadelphia. With both Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol sidelined for this matchup against the Sixers, Jimmy Butler took it upon himself to make it a career night. Butler persevered against Philly, pushing the Bulls into an overtime win over the Sixers, while notching a career-high of 53 points. The big scoring … Continue reading Raging Bull

Dancer Dimes: Bo | Toronto Raptors Dance Pak

To some, the Raptors might be the surprise of the NBA at the midway point of the season. Drake’s squad has won seven straight, leads the Atlantic Division at 28-15, and trail the Cavs in the East by just 2.5 games.  Are these the real Raptors (28-15) or will they eventually fade to the middle of the pack? Bo, a second-year member of the Toronto … Continue reading Dancer Dimes: Bo | Toronto Raptors Dance Pak

Top 10 NBA Duos: No. 10 John Wall & Bradley Beal

John Wall | Washington Wizards: 6th season, 2x All-Star, NBA All-Rookie 1st Team Sure, Steph Curry is the best shooting point guard today. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a guard more explosive than Russell Westbrook. The best all-around passer? CP3 or Rondo. But what about one that mixes all of that together, one with a cat-like quickness that can blow by defenders and is just as … Continue reading Top 10 NBA Duos: No. 10 John Wall & Bradley Beal

Dancer Dimes: Desiree | San Antonio Spurs Silver Dancers

Don’t look now, but the Spurs (35-6) are the hottest team in the NBA. That shouldn’t be to anyone’s surprise. With the midway point approaching, San Antonio (winners of 10 straight) has clawed to within just two games of the Western Conference leading Golden State Warriors. They’ll go for No. 11 Sunday against the Mavs. San Antonio’s dance team is also amongst the top of … Continue reading Dancer Dimes: Desiree | San Antonio Spurs Silver Dancers

The NBA’s next generation is ready to take over

Derrick Rose went on record just a few days ago to praise his backcourt mate. For those not familiar, here’s what he had to say when an ESPN reporter asked him if Jimmy Butler is the most talented player he’s played with in Chicago: “Yeah, for sure. For sure. And you still don’t know, nobody still knows how good he could become, so that’s the … Continue reading The NBA’s next generation is ready to take over

A Sixers fan’s reaction to Kobe Bryant’s retirement

Isn’t it odd how you can retain such vivid details of memories that happened years ago, while on the other hand it’s tough to remember what you had for dinner two days ago? It’s the fact that those points in your life were so relevant and unique that makes them unforgettable even after all the time has passed. I can remember it clear as day. Or in … Continue reading A Sixers fan’s reaction to Kobe Bryant’s retirement

Dancer Dimes: Teressa | Miami Heat Dancers

Besides Cleveland, Miami may be next in line to come out of the Eastern Conference and make a NBA Finals appearance. Do you agree? The fans in South Beach would certainly agree. Celebrating their hot start to the season—sitting at 9-4 and winners of 7 of their last 10—Ball Before All features third-year Heat dancer Teressa in its Dancer Dimes. Check out the rest of the … Continue reading Dancer Dimes: Teressa | Miami Heat Dancers

Why Golden State will shatter the Bulls’ 82-game record

As of this writing, the Warriors lead Denver 112-96 with just over two minutes to play. Unless Golden State encounters a rare collapse, they’ll move to 15-0 almost a month into the season. By the time April 13 rolls around—the final Warriors regular season game—we’ll be looking at a historic squad that has broken Chicago’s longtime record of 72 wins, set back in the 1995-96 … Continue reading Why Golden State will shatter the Bulls’ 82-game record

Throwin’ It Back: Tracy McGrady | Vince Carter

T-Mac and VC in Toronto. Cousins. Teammates for two years. Two future Hall-Of-Famers? Who had the better career? McGrady: 15 seasons–19.6 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 4.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.9 BPG | 7x All-Star, 7 All-NBA Team selections, 2x Scoring Champ, 50 playoff games. Carter: 18 seasons (active)–19.4 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 3.6 APG, 1.1 SPG, 0.6 BPG | Rookie of the Year, 8x All-Star, 2 All-NBA … Continue reading Throwin’ It Back: Tracy McGrady | Vince Carter