Friday 17th November 2017,
Sports Alchemist
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Basketball

A Christmas Win

A Christmas Win

Kobe Bryant talked to Pau Gasol, trying to motivate him on the last 2-minute stretch against the visiting and defending champions, the Boston Celtics. The commercialized matchup between the best in the east and the west had to be played on Christmas Day. The game was not the finals nor the playoffs yet but the [...]

December 25, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

The Sun still shines..no matter what..

The Sun still shines..no matter what..

Mike D’ Antoni nods his head in appreciation after the Phoenix Suns scored100 plus points thrashing their opponent for their final season game and went on to become the NBA’s best record 62-20 in the 2004-05 season. Signing talented point guard Steve Nash from Dallas proved to be viable in their magnificent run to the [...]

December 18, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

How much does a Stephon Marbury cost?

How much does a Stephon Marbury cost?

With still 2 years left and $42 million remaining on his contract Stephon Marbury is a detachable stature on the Knicks organization. He is untradeable with his selfish basketball and a hefty contract left on his name and the Knicks refused to waive or buyout his remaining $21.9 million contract this season so Marbury is [...]

November 27, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

Lakers are for real..now pushing back…

Lakers are for real..now pushing back…

Pau Gasol was criticized for being soft and the Lakers as a team got shoved and push without any resistance as the Boston Celtics cruise their way in 6 games clinching their 17th NBA championship. This time the Lakers are in a different aura as the Boston ghost continues to haunt them and went on [...]

November 13, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

Joe Dumars..Checkmate!

Joe Dumars..Checkmate!

Joe Dumars has been a solid player throughout his career in Detroit and after winning championships as part of the famed “Bad Boys” he knows pretty clearly what it is to win. He was the one who orchestrated the 2004 NBA championship serving as the President of Basketball Operations by signing a talented and troubled [...]

November 5, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

NBA 2008-2009 Let the games begin!

NBA 2008-2009 Let the games begin!

NBA season is just around the corner and the Boston Celtics coming from a Cinderella season will try to defend their title. Will we see a repeat? Who will be the league’s MVP? Will Kobe be content to be a passer with Andrew Bynum back in their lineup? Who will be the rookie of the [...]

October 27, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 1

Call me “Lupin”

Call me “Lupin”

Lupin is a name you’re not happy to be associated with but on the hard court it reflects the defensive tenacity you have. Kobe Bryant grew up idolizing lupin in the Italian league and wears the jersey no.8 Lupin’s own jersey no. People calls him Lupin for his stealing ability but nowadays he is more [...]

October 21, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

He Paid The Price…

He Paid The Price…

The Golden State Warriors have to be very lucky landing a quality draft pick after the second round for the 40th overall in the 2005-06 NBA season. Monta Ellis plays the shooting guard and the point guard position. After Jason Richardson was traded to the Bobcats and Baron Davis signed with the Clippers the Golden [...]

October 14, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 2

Greg Oden is back…

Greg Oden is back…

Greg Oden was having a field day scoring 13 points peppered with five rebounds, two assists and two blocks in their preseason game against Sacramento. Greg looks good and has been dominating every big body Sacramento puts him in. He has good reflexes and there was no trace of his previous injury which derailed his [...]

October 10, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 0

Allan Houston’s Miracle shot…

Allan Houston’s Miracle shot…

The Eastern Conference Quarter Finals between Miami and New York rivalry went down to the last few seconds in the ball game. Miami is the no. 1 team in the East and leads a slim one point lead going into the last seconds in the ballgame. The year was 1999 Game 5 with 4.5 seconds [...]

September 29, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files, sports, Uncategorized 1