POPPA LIYA: ‘Congrats to the Heat’

MIami Heat NBA Champs 2011-2012

Congratulations goes out to the MIami Heat for figuring out that playing that stagnant, no passing the ball, individual offense wouldn’t win them a championship. Congrats on winning the NBA championship and giving fans such a thrill. Now, even though they lost four games in a row, congrats Oklahoma City Thunder, on an exceptional season. […]

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POPPA LIYA: ‘Could Lebron be a better leader?’

Dwyane Wade and Lebron James

No holds barred sports opinion from Poppa Liya (Aliya’s dad) I’ve been a Lebron James fan since he came into the NBA. He was recently voted for this year’s MVP for the third time in his career and I think he’s the best all around player. He could be even better if stopped trying to […]

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POPPA LIYA: ‘If fouls aren’t clear, play on’

lebron james

No holds barred sports opinion from Poppa Liya (Aliya’s dad) The NBA League Office needs to take a look at how referees are officiating. I’ve said the ref’s make good and bad calls, but the bad calls in the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics (game-4) finals were crucial. Both Lebron James and Paul Pierce fouled out […]

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POPPA LIYA: ‘Refs have a tough job’

celtics v heat 2012 playoffs

No holds barred sports opinion from Poppa Liya (Aliya’s dad) In game-2 (May 31) of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, the game was in overtime when Rajon Rondo was fouled by Dwyane Wade as he drove to the basket. The foul however, wasn’t called. In such a […]

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Miami Heat players throw up hoodies for Trayvon Martin

heat for trayvon

On Friday, March 23, Lebron James tweeted a picture of members of the Miami Heat in black hoodies with their heads bowed down in honor of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin of Sanford, Fla. Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26 by neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman. Although Martin only carried a bag of skittles and […]

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