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Houston Rockets: James Harden and Jeremy Lin’s team

Houston Rockets: James Harden and Jeremy Lin’s team

This seems to be the perfect Cinderella story, two phenomenal players who never got the chance to prove what they are worth. The Rockets knew that getting Lin and Harden would give them a deeper back court that adds youth and energy to the team. [...]

November 6, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Brooklyn Nets: What Deron Williams want to become

Brooklyn Nets: What Deron Williams want to become

Deron Williams took the loss really hard. Everything the Celtics do seem seamless and effortless. Lots of ball rotations, team work and they all execute it with smiles on their faces. [...]

October 25, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part three: Southeast Division

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part three: Southeast Division

For all the Eastern Teams, the Southeast division is the weakest – you got one defending champion in Miami and one playoff team in Atlanta [...]

October 18, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part two: Central Division

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part two: Central Division

(A continuation of NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part one: Atlantic Division) The Atlantic Division during the off season showed little progress in getting significant players to boost up their teams. Aside from Chicago, the Milwaukee Bucks would be a big surprise on this division. They gave up their ailing center, Andrew Bogut for a much quicker [...]

October 8, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part one: Atlantic Division

NBA 2012-2013 Preview Part one: Atlantic Division

When “Green day” vocalist Billy Joe Armstrong sung “Wake me up when September ends," he may be referring to an up-and-coming NBA season. [...]

October 3, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez is just another wasted opportunity

Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez is just another wasted opportunity

When you are the number-one fighter in the world, you know your days are short lived. The harsh reality of boxing is that the champion necessarily gets beaten by a hungry and young fighter. It wasn’t the case of Manny Pacquiao; he was still the alpha male, but it was having more alpha males rooting [...]

October 1, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

Lakers News 2012: Dwight Howard’s redemption

Lakers News 2012: Dwight Howard’s redemption

Somehow Dwight needs to start a new career, away from controversies and away from his indecisiveness… A title would change it all. [...]

August 11, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 1

Amir Khan: The Anatomy of a Glass Jaw

Amir Khan: The Anatomy of a Glass Jaw

Garcia was bruised and battered for the entirety of the fight until Danny landed a timed left hook that wobbled Khan’s legs onward to a fourth-round TKO win. So you have to wonder, with Khan’s boxing prowess would this be an untimely end to his dominance? [...]

July 21, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

On Athletes losing Weight: Advantage or Disadvantage?

On Athletes losing Weight: Advantage or Disadvantage?

If you are an athlete and has 14% body fat, losing weight might not be a good idea. Coaches and players need to understand that limiting weights can cause loss of muscle mass, eating disorder, bone loss and increase the risk of injuries. [...]

July 3, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, MMA, NBA, Pacquiao, sports 0

LeBron James: This Won’t Be the Last Miami and OKC Finals

LeBron James: This Won’t Be the Last Miami and OKC Finals

As LeBron James celebrated his first-ever NBA championship, right across was Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, their heads down as they struggled to fight the tears from setting in. [...]

June 27, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0