LeBron James Notches Historic 10th Finals Berth

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before; LeBron James is back in the NBA Finals. His Los Angeles Lakers advanced to their record-setting 32nd Finals after an easy 12-3 run through the Western Conference Playoffs. Now, James joins a shortlist of NBA players to reach double-digit title bouts. LeBron James Reaches Ninth Finals in […] READ MORE



Determining the NBA’s Most Hated Team

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After seeing the terrific response to the Determining the NHL’s Most Hated Team article written by Ben Kerr, one of the our hockey experts here at Last Word on Sports, and our NFL version written by Rick Wiseman, and the baseball version from Larry Scotti, there needed to be a similar article done about the […] READ MORE


A Quick Guide to Essential NBA Finals Records

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UPDATED 2015 Welcome back to Peculiar Side of Sports.  Every so often something in sports perplexes me, and I just hate not knowing something.  So, I do what any normal, sane sports fan does – I search ad nauseam for the answer by any means necessary.  The good news is that I take all my hard work […] READ MORE


LeBron wins 4th MVP; 1 vote short of Unanimous

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Lebron James of the Miami Heat has won his 4th NBA MVP award after taking 120/121 1st place votes, falling just one vote short of being a unanimous selection.  Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks received the final first place vote.  It would have been the first and only Unanimous MVP in NBA history. […] READ MORE



Lebron James named Sportsman of the Year

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Just when I thought it couldn’t get any worse. He’d already taken the MVP award, earned his first ring and (arguably) led Team USA to Gold Medal victory in the London Games; all in one year. Now in the closing weeks, Lebron has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year. The first Miami Heat […] READ MORE