The best seat in the house

By Crystal Vasquez Shawn Marion brought fans to their feet with a three-point shot that gave the Mavericks (8-4) their first lead over the Houston Rockets (8-5) since early in the first quarter. With little over a minute left to play in the fourth quarter and the Mavs up 121-119, there wasn’t a bad seat…

A Rookie’s Debut

By Crystal Vasquez With 1:01 left in the first quarter in Monday night’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Coach Rick Carlisle made a substitution for Monta Ellis that got fans cheering. Twenty-one-year-old rookie guard Shane Larkin took to the court for the first time in his NBA career. Larkin underwent right ankle surgery in July…

Duncan and Parker need a little help from their friends

LeBron James could not single-handedly push the Miami Heat to a win against San Antonio despite his triple double in game 1. The same could be said for the efforts of Tim Duncan and Tony Parker throughout this series. Regardless of age, talent, athleticism, focus, or competitiveness, both the Spurs and Heat are too deep…

The Spurs Are Who We Thought They Were

San Antonio Spurs take a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals. Did you really expect anything less from Coach Popovich’s team? History books tell us the Spurs do NOT lose in the NBA Finals (4-0). On top of that, they remain undefeated in game one in Finals (5-0). And some fans assumed a 4-0 win…

Why Do We Hate the Spurs?

Well if the Spurs are your team, try to understand what I’m writing, as the rest of the NBA fans probably think along these lines. #1 reason: Tim Duncan. And we only don’t like him because he’s not on our team. Fans and analysts of the game often ask, “Who would you rather have on…

Things I noticed during 2013 NBA playoffs

1. Tim Duncan is Tracy McGrady’s new best friend. 2. Manu Ginobli is past the hairline of no return. 3. Milwaukee who? The Eastern Conference reminds me of the NFL’s 2010 NFC West. Fail to reach .500- don’t worry about it… 4. If Marc Gasol played alongside Kobe they would have more than 2 rings…