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Posted: May 29th, 2011

Dallas SG Jason Terry has a tattoo he may have to get removed if the Miami Heat win the NBA finals./AP Photo.

Check out these articles into Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. on ABC.

1. LeBron James: I have a long way to go before being compared to Michael Jordan

2. Heat’s Big Three go from being selfish to successful

3. Spoelstra is Miami’s calming influence

4. Hyde 5: LeBron, Jay-Z and Dallas’ DeShawn Stevenson

5. Mark Cuban’s quiet time goes on, to Mavs’ delight

6. Actor Adam Pally, Rudy Gay talk Dirk or LeBron

7. Jason Kidd: ‘I still have a lot left to give’

8. Terry will get NBA championship tattoo removed if Mavs don’t beat Miami

 

 

Posted in: NBA
Posted: May 14th, 2011

If Oklahoma City can't find an answer for Memphis PF Zach Randolph, it will fall to the eighth-seeded Grizzlies in Sunday's Game 7./AP Photo

1-2 so far. Not good.

Chicago over Atlanta is the only conference semifinal prediction I’ve gotten right in this year’s NBA Playoffs.

Picked Boston in six games. The Celtics lost in five to the Miami Heat.

Picked the Los Angeles Lakers in six games. The two-time defending NBA champions were swept by the Dallas Mavericks.

I could see the Miami one, coming because age was going to catch Boston sooner or later, but Dallas sweeping the Lakers? The only people who picked that besides Charles Barkley (He’s been on during these playoffs) are Dallas owner Mark Cuban and his closest family members.

Everyone else went with the Lakers.

Now I picked Oklahoma City to take down Memphis in six games, but we’re going to have a deciding Game 7 today to determine who will face the Mavericks in the Western Conference finals.

Can’t see Kevin Durant having two bad games in a row so I’m pretty confident in my Thunder pick, but Memphis won’t go down easily. Got too many tough guys. The Grizzlies are more than capable of winning today.

But they won’t.

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Posted in: NBA
Posted: May 18th, 2009
Mavericks Nuggets Basketball

Mark Cuban touched a nerve within Kenyon Martin that hit too close to home for him.

I’ll admit it. I’m a mama’s boy.

Kenyon Martin is, too.

So when Dallas owner Mark Cuban pointed as his mom after the Mavericks lost a controversial Game 3 at home against Denver to fall down 3-0 in the Western Conference semifinals and suggested Martin was a thug, Martin got upset.

I would have, too.

The thing is this. I’ve had this debate before with people. Whenever someone talks about you in a negative light, it is a reflection of how you were raised. Not completely because every man makes his own decisions, but the root of a man typically starts with how he was raised.

That often points solely at the mother.

So while some say Martin should just drop it, it’s hard for him to do that when someone took a personal aim at his mom, even though Cuban was actually talking about Martin.

It’s all about how one takes comments. Martin didn’t take too kindly too it and is still upset.

I would be, too.

Posted in: NBA, NBA fix

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