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Dwight Howard Traded to the Lakers: The New Big Three or Four

Dwight Howard used to be one of my favorite NBA Players. Now that Howard has been traded to the Lakers, I don’t like him anymore. When he was the underdog on the Magic, what wasn’t to like? He is the best center on the planet, big, fast, strong, with jaw dropping athleticism for a man of his size. He was the quiet, loyal star who actually wanted to lead the Orlando Magic to victory. He single handedly carried the Magic to the finals a few years ago, and Stan Van Gundy built the team’s system around Howard’s talents. All of that has changed. Howard has demanded another trade from Orlando, less than a year after exercising his option to stay there. He got his wish and the “Big 4″ was born. Read moreRead more


2012 NBA Champions: Lebron James and the Miami Heat, Losers: The NBA & Its Fans

Much to the chagrin of haters everywhere, Lebron James, Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat got their first championship in the “Big 3″ era. I won’t lie, I am a hater. I wanted to see the Heat lose in the finals again, to the upstart Oklahoma City Thunder. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and co. are the lovable bunch who supposedly built their team the right way – through the draft, through trades, and through a proper rebuild. Read moreRead more