The Book of Basketball (Diaries): Fantasy Ball Rules, the Bulls Are Not the Heat, and Spicy Steph Curry

Welcome to The Book of Basketball (Diaries), a shameless attempt to spotlight (or steal) from the best in the business. Today, I recap the chatter before and during the opening night of the NBA’s opening night for 2013, complete with a Heat/Bulls match that shouldn’t have surprised any, as well as a love letter to […]

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Game 3: Nothing Normal about San Antonio’s Slaughter of Miami

———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— It started out bad, and then it got worse. Worse. Worse. WORSE. Every Miami Heat miss or turnover was met with a Kawhi Leonard pick-and-roll. Every two-pointer from James or Wade was returned by one of Danny Green’s and Gary Neal’s combined 13 three-pointers. Two steps for the […]

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Sponsored: RareInk Posterizes LeBron James’s Posterization of Tiago Splitter

———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— LeBron James. Legendary, in an instant. A triple-double wasn’t enough to give the Heat a Game 1 win, but that was nearly the same in 2012, too. In Game 2, James was James and Miami’s supporting cast – from Mike Miller (aka Brooks from The Bachelorette) to […]

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The Book of Basketball (Diaries): Dwight Howard and Yo’ Momma, Bargnani’s Millions, and the Steph Curry Thing

———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Chapter 1 The Long and Winding Road of Dwight Howard’s Quest to Become the 2010 Version of LeBron James You know how everyone loves Dwight Howard?

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Stephen A. Smith, Barry Melrose, and the Living Legacy of Ties in Hockey

———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— This is more like it. Stephen A. Smith made a fool of himself a couple mornings ago on ESPN’s SportsCenter (which has become, let’s face it, a shadow of the self it used to be) when he argued that the Chicago Blackhawks’ streak off 21 straight games […]

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One More Time: LeBron James Trumps Melo and the Knicks, 99-93

———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— It’s not Carmelo Anthony’s fault. As the ugly-ass old guy at the end of the Coen Brothers’ No Country For Old Men clearly tells Tommy Lee Jones, “You can’t stop what’s comin’.” LeBron James has been a supernova of the hoopla’ ever since his first days on […]

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Who Is This Pat Riley Guy?

———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— For people like me, Pat Riley has always just existed. He’s like Jesus. There’s evidence of him being born and playing college ball, but then the story just fast forwarded to when he was a championship coach and team president, and we’re just supposed to take it […]

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Dear LeBron: Don’t Return to Cleveland. For All Of Our Sakes, Baby.

———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Please, LeBron. Don’t do this. Just move on. You’ve come so far. We’ve almost forgotten. You’re a Heat now. You belong to Miami. Just stay there. Don’t jump the shark. Don’t over commit. It’s a Saturday night and you have to just pick one party. Okay?

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