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SoB NBA Power Rankings: March 15th Trade Deadline Edition

I had a good time last week writing the ‘Rondo trade destinations’ Power Rankings, so I figured I’d keep that ball rolling this week. Before the trade deadline passes, let’s take a look at who’s available, team needs, and what to expect on March 15th for every NBA team. 

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Rajon Rondo Trade Proposal Edition

It was a short and relatively uneventful stretch of games in the NBA this week, with a lot of teams trying to get their rhythm back coming off of the All-Star break. The good news is that the ‘hot stove’ talk is starting to pick up, which is always fantastic. So just to keep things […]

The 84th Academy Awards – Oscar Predictions

Yea yea yea, I know. Sports of Boston is a Boston based sports blog, so why am I writing about the Oscars? Why not? Football is over, baseball isn’t quite here yet, and the NBA is off for a few days for All-Star weekend. Plus, when was the last time (if ever) such a sporty […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: All-Star Break Edition

We’ve made it. There was a period of time during the summer that I really didn’t know if there would even be a season this year, and here we are. All-Star weekend. With most teams about halfway through their seasons, I’m going to do something a little different. Here is a quick guide: Overachieving = […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 7

1)  Chicago Bulls (23-6) – The Bulls are rolling over teams right now. That, combined with a semi-rough week out of OKC, puts Bulls are back on top. Seriously, four straight blowout wins on the road. Impressive. 2)  Oklahoma City Thunder (21-6) – OKC suffered two losses this week which pushes them down into the […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 6

I know its Super Bowl week, but how ’bout a little NBA Power Rankings to hold you over?

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 5

This week’s theme: Separation. Things are really starting to sort themselves out, and the top teams in each conference are playing fantastic basketball right now. Not to mention that after two weeks on top, the Chicago Bulls have been knocked off their #1 spot.

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 4

You should know how this goes by now, so lets get right into it… 1)  Chicago Bulls (13-3) – Despite getting somewhat blown out by the Grizzlies this week, the Bulls retain their number one spot in our NBA Power Rankings.  I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: this team works. Every player’s […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 3

Another week of Basketball in the books means another Power Rankings column! We have a new #1 today: Congratulations Chicago! Away. We. Go.

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 2

Ok, guys. I promise I won’t rank Sacramento #14 again. My mistake. Can you really blame me though? It was so early! Every team has played at least 5 games now. That means much better opinions and analysis. Enjoy!

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 1

Week 1 is in the books (ok, more like 4 days) and this is how I ranked each team this week. Week 1 is tough. I want this feature to run every Friday morning, which means I need to write it on Thursday morning, and when the season starts on a Sunday … you get […]

Sports of Boston Pre-Season NBA Power Rankings

Everyone should know how these work by now, so without further ado I bring you the SoB NBA Preseason power rankings. With the lockout-shortened season resulting in a condensed schedule. the best combination for success seams to be fresh legs and continuity. Keeping that in mind, this is how I ranked each team going into […]

Don’t Call Me A Mailbag: Tim Tebow – Hero or Douche?

Welcome to the fifth installment of what I’m tentatively calling “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag.” For a better understanding of what this is, check out the first one. This week we talk about Tim Tebow (DUH!), Dan Henderson, and basketball … sweet, sweet basketball. In addition to the Yahoo! Answers questions, you will also be […]

NBA Lockout Rant: Sorting Out the Mess

What a mess this has become. Have two people ever deserved each other more than David Stern and Billy Hunter? First you have Stern who not only has no control over his owners, but he also has no idea how to sell an offer. Giving everyone the idea that his latest offer was an ‘Ultimatum’ […]

Don’t Call Me a Mailbag: Skip Bayless, Dana White, & Peyton Manning

Welcome to the fourth installment of what I’m tentatively calling “Don’t Call Me A Mailbag.” For a better understanding of what this is, check out the first one. This week we talk about Dana White, Skip Bayless, and the NBA Lockout. In addition to the Yahoo! Answers questions, you will also be able to submit […]