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Lebron Returns To Cleveland As A Champion, Leader

Lebron shoots a fade-away over Greg Smith of the Dallas Mavericks (photo David Richard / USA TODAY Sports)

by MARK STEVES   It was certainly a busy summer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as superstar Lebron James returned to his hometown team to try and help turn around the franchise in the next few years. The ripple effect of him signing as a free agent encouraged others such as Kevin Love, Shawn Marion, Mike […]

Byron Scott: Bleeds Purple and Gold

photo USA TODAY Sports / Joshua S. Kelly

  Byron Scott has returned to where it all started for him, he is back in the land of Purple and Gold, he has reached his dream job, he is here to right the wrong. Many have said that Byron is a terrible coach, a predictable coach and shouldn’t be given a chance. I’ve also […]

The Cowardly Lion Returns!

NBA: Finals-San Antonio Spurs at Miami Heat

  Four years ago when things got tough in Cleveland Lebron got going. The Cavs outlook was bleak and what did King James do? He ran down south for he was afraid to go through a rebuilding time. He so famously took his talents to South Beach and teamed up with his pals. Since then […]

WWJD: What Would Josh Do, for the Cavs

DAVID FIZDALE,  MIAMI HEAT -  ASSISTANT COACH/DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT  (photo: Robert Mayer / USA TODAY Sports)

    The Cavs land the 1st pick in the draft yet again, it’s like Groundhog Day over and over again, they get the 1st pick and yet they continue to underperform. I look at it this way; Either Dan Gilbert is the luckiest S.O.B. on the planet, he sold his soul to the Devil […]

Playoffs!?!? It’s time!!! It’s NBA PLAYOFF TIME!!!

Playoffs!?!? It’s time!!! It’s NBA PLAYOFF TIME!!!

It’s time!!! It’s NBA PLAYOFF TIME!!!  Let me expose my thoughts and if you are a gambling man you may want to take note (Keep in mind if you win I get 10% and RSE gets 10%).  Who will win it all? Who will get Finals MVP? Who will lead their team to the Promised […]

WWJD: NBA OFF SEASON

PHIL JACKSON - NY KNICKS (USA TODAY Sports / The Star-Leger)

The regular season is about over, the playoffs are about to start for some and offseason moves will come a bit sooner for others.  Which coaches will not be back next and who will fill the vacant slots they left open? Well here is what I would do:   UTAH JAZZ: Fire head coach Ty […]

WWJD: What Would Josh Do.

WWJD: What Would Josh Do.

WWJD: What Would Josh Do. Some Lakers fans are pissed that Phil Jackson is now running the Knicks, some are pissed that Jim Buss and the rest of the Buss clan let Phil walk away and take his talents to New York, I am not one of those fans. I’ll always appreciate what Phil has […]

Globetrotters bring Shananigans to Town and Fans Rule

Big Easy gets a "hand up" (Travis Failey photo)

The Harlem Globetrotters bounced their way into the USF Sun Dome on Friday night to crowd of all ages.   I haven’t seen the Globetrotters since I was a young boy and I thought that they might just go through the motions and move on to the next city.  Thankfully for all in attendance, this was […]

NBA Round-Up

NBA

  A lot has been going on in the NBA recently and here I am to catch you up on a few of the happenings, the trade deadline, the  All-Star game,  injuries and rumors (I’ll start a few). Oh yes and let me get it out of the way… I know my Lakers are playing […]

Kanye, Chris Brown and Steve Nash

KANYE WEST (PR PHOTO)

Only Ott could work these three in a segment: Kanye, Chris Brown and Steve Nash… You’ll LOVE this one…