Thursday , Mar , 25 , 2010 Oly Sandor

Best of Web: Josh Smith’s game-winner against Orlando Magic, Stephon Marbury an MVP, and LeBron James signing with Golden State?

HoopsVibe’s Breaking Down The NBA Blog regularly provides a snapshot of the best NBA stories you should be reading from the three dubyas. We call it Best of the Web …

Josh Smith


Forget those NCAA bracket busters because the Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic provided plenty of late game heroics and drama. Check out Josh Smith and his tip jam at the buzzer to give the Hawks the win over of  the Magic.  

The Toronto Raptors, on Chris Bosh`s 26th birthday, put forward one of their worst efforts of the season against a physical Utah Jazz squad. Raptors Republic has details with a recap.

Creationism verses Evolution or Kobe Bryant verses LeBron James? 48 minutes of Hell puts a new twist on this old argument.

Speaking of LeBron: Will Larry Ellison, of Oracle fame and fortune, buying the Golden State Warriors influence King James to head to the left coast when he becomes a free agent this summer?

HornetsHype has a video of rookie Marcus Thornton dancing up a storm in practice.

Stephon Marbury is MVP  … of the Chinese basketball league All-Star game. Starbury really wants to be MVP of China`s sneaker game, though.

Sactown Royalty has info on the Kings re-shaping their business operations. Hopefully, this helps the Maloofs secure a new arena.

The Dream Shake takes issue with a certain coach in New York calling out a certain rookie with the Houston Rockets.

Straight Outta Vancouver tracks the progress of second overall pick Hasheem Thabeet

Of course, HoopsVibe has thoughts:

1. John Nguyen reviews the classic NBA Live 95 video game.

2. Jesse Andrews gets after the Utah Jazz.

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