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Breaking down the Warriors’ schedule

The NBA released the regular-season schedules for every team in the NBA on Tuesday. The Warriors open at home against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Then they go on the road and never come home. Or at least it seems that way with how many road games dot the first couple months of the season. The Warriors actually play four of their first five games at home. After that, Golden State has a brutal stretch in which it will… Read More »

LeBron to Miami … or is it a bluff?

ESPN and Newsday reported late Wednesday night that multiple sources were indicating that LeBron James has decided to join fellow All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, forming a super team with all kinds of interesting subplots for the coming season. Can the Heat contend for a title with three of the best players in the NBA and a collection of cheap replacement-level players? Can James, Wade and Bosh co-exist, sharing the ball and the credit without their egos getting in… Read More »

Bosh, Wade commit to Miami (now stay away, LeBron)

The big news this morning, reported first by ESPN, is that Chris Bosh has decided to join Dwyane Wade in Miami. What remains unclear is the status of LeBron James. With most expecting him to stay in Cleveland, it would be a shocking turn of events if he announced Thursday that he’s leaving the Cavaliers to join Wade and Bosh with the Heat. ESPN reports that James hasn’t ruled out this possibility. Reacting to this news, I like that Bosh… Read More »

Ellis vs. Wade fizzles

I was really looking forward to an epic match between Monta Ellis and Dwyane Wade tonight. Their season averages are similar and when you watch them play, their games mirror each other. Wade is bigger and more physical, which gives him the edge in a one-on-one matchup, but they both excel by slashing to the hoop to score or draw a foul, or pulling up for a jumper. Look at their season stats: Wade: 26.6 points, 6.1 assists, 5.0 rebounds, 1.7 steals,… Read More »