Pacers In Market For Rajon Rondo

If you would have asked me what I thought the least likely trade rumor to pop up after the lockout ended would be, I would have said anything involving Rajon Rondo. I figured that with a shortened season, the Celtics would be all-in for their final go round and their core group would [...]

Where Does Nene Fit Best?

After an off-season that featured the likes of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson and many others as top free agents and a regular season that featured mid-season trades involving Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams, entering into the 2011 free agency period with Nene as the top name on the unrestricted [...]

How J.J. Hickson Changed The Landscape Of The NBA

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I’m not a huge cinema fan. Most of the movies that I like have Will Ferrell in them and I rarely fork out $10 to go see it in theaters.¬† A couple of nights ago I watched Adjustment Bureau, which was chosen because I love watching movies that include at least three shots of [...]

But The Game Is On Mailbag: Edition 01

In a guard driven league, who do you think are the top ten guards in the NBA?

- Scott in Florida

My top 10 guards:

1a. Derrick Rose 1b. Chris Paul 3a. Dwyane Wade 3b. Kobe Bryant 5. Russell Westbrook 6. Deron Williams 7. Eric Gordon 8. Steve Nash 9. Monta Ellis 10. [...]

Grant Hill: The Prized Free Agent Target For Contenders

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Overall, this summer has been a huge disappointment for the NBA. After having one of the best NBA Playoff runs ever that was capped off with the league’s brightest foreign star defeating two of the league’s brightest stars period, the NBA failed to reach an agreement with their players and is currently entrenched [...]

Kobe Bryant May Take His Talents To China

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Since the NBA lockout started at 12:01 EST this morning, Brian Scalabrine is the most popular player to publicly consider playing oversees. Scalabrine says that he will sign oversees if the NBA labor situation doesn’t improve over the next 15 days. Even though Scalabrine isn’t a very good player, his move may open [...]

And The Lockout Begins…

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Rather than giving you my thoughts on the NBA’s lockout I’m simply going to list the headlines on each team’s site now that they are restricted from showing players.

Atlanta Hawks: Cheerleader Tryouts Boston Celtics: Dance Auditions with interviews with some of the finalists Charlotte Bobcats: Meet the 2011-2012 Lady Cats Chicago Bulls: Chicago [...]

Cavs Acquire A King To Play Small Forward, Deal Hickson

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Just hours before the NBA will enter a lockout period, the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers completed a deal that will send Omri Casspi and a future first round pick (lottery protected only for the first season) to the Cavs for power forward J.J. Hickson.1 This deal seems to work for both sides [...]

Lakers Hope For Good Luck From Goudelock

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Generally, the major college programs around the country dominate the NBA Draft. Stars from big time Division-1 programs are the players most frequently taken in the lottery year in and year out because they were able to produce at one of the best schools in the nation and normally get to make [...]

Rockets Make Low Risk, High Reward Move By Acquiring Flynn

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Jonny Flynn was drafted into just about the worst situation possible back in 2009 – even Kyrie Irving will be in a better one next season. Not only did his team have a large dearth of talent but the Timberwolves had just hired a coach that insisted on installing the Triangle Offense on [...]