Archive for June, 2012

NBA Draft Live Blog

June 28, 2012

THE SPORTS CULT will be live blogging the NBA Draft tonight beginning at 7:30 EST.

Join us here…as we tear apart ugly suits, dumb draft picks, & the Commissioner, among other things.

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NBA Mock Draft

June 27, 2012

1. New Orleans Hornets – Anthony Davis: PF, 19, 6-10, 220, Kentucky

Davis will be the first pick, but he won’t be a player to build a franchise around.

Top end NBA Comparison: Marcus Camby

2. Cleveland Cavaliers (predicted trade with Charlotte Bobcats ) – Bradley Beal: SG, 18, 6-4, 201, Florida

Beal caught fire at the end of his freshman year, and the Cavs are in love with him. He won’t be the best wing player taken in this draft in the long run.

Top end NBA Comparison:  (young) Ray Allen   (more…)

RIP NBA

June 22, 2012

Birth: June 6, 1946.

Death: June 21, 2012.

The NBA passed away late last night at the age of 66, after a two-year battle with a deadly disease.  (more…)

Heat – Thunder: A Finals Rivalry Born?

June 11, 2012

LeBron-KD

The NBA Finals kick off tomorrow night, and it should be a great series. Hardcore hoops junkies and casual fans alike should find it highly entertaining.

Both OKC & Miami play an engaging style of basketball, and there promises to be plenty of memorable moments.

There are multiple story lines:     (more…)

Manu Ginobili & James Harden – Brothers from Another Mother?

June 3, 2012

A few weeks back while watching OKC in the first round of the playoffs, I started to realize that James Harden’s game was a lot like that of Manu Ginobili. I began to refer to Ginobili as “White Harden”, and to Harden as “Black Ginobili”.

I decided to explore the comparisons a little closer; the similarities are uncanny…right down to unflattering areas of their games’.     (more…)


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