Every post-season the opportunity presents itself for lesser known role players to get noticed. The bigger stage means more viewers and the more viewers there are the bigger the possibility that somebody remembers the contributions that those role players make. Sure, no matter what the superstars like Kobe or LeBron will be talked [...]
With the NBA season entering the stretch run, it looks as if Dwight Howard is well on his way to capturing his third straight Defensive Player of the Year Award. If Howard ends up winning the award, it will be well deserved. His work on the glass and as the defensive anchor for the [...]
With 25 seconds left in the game, Kevin Durant stepped to the free throw line looking to ice the game away for the Oklahoma City Thunder. As the ball was tossed to him by the ref, Durant heard chants of “M-V-P” come down from the rafters. He couldn’t help but crack a smile.
The San Antonio Spurs have made quite a few moves to improve their ball club this off-season. From trading for Richard Jefferson to drafting DeJaun Blair, who seemed to be a lottery talent, in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft, the Spurs front office is clearly making a push for a final title with Tim Duncan as the team leader.
However, adding Jefferson put the Spurs in a position they are not accustom to. Normally, the Spurs ran their franchise around three eight-figure contract guys, which has been Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and Duncan over the past few years, and surrounded them with lesser cost players that worked hard – making the DeJuan Blair pick that much more meaningful and brilliant. Continue reading…
The Orlando Magic have matched the Dallas Mavericks 5-year, $34 million offer to unrestricted free agent Marcin Gortat in order to retain him.
This move came as a shock to many because of the situation the Magic are in financially. Unless they are planning on trading Gortat, and if they do they will have [...]
Does your team need an electric shooting guard that is capable of scoring 15-20 points a night? Well then your in luck, because their is a 23-year shooting guard who is available on the free agent market, and he isn’t getting the attention that he should.
Von Wafer has played for five different teams [...]
The Orlando Magic have added, presumably, their final piece of the puzzle, signing free agent forward Brandon Bass to a four-year deal worth $18 million.
Bass was also being pursued by the New Orleans Hornets and the Charlotte Bobcats among other teams.
Bass will add a very tough player to a team that lacked [...]
The Orlando Magic have reached a deal with the New Jersey Nets to send Rafer Alston, Courtney Lee, and Tony Battie to New Jersey for Vince Carter and Ryan Anderson.
Vince is a proven scorer who had a shot to be one of the best players in the history of the game before suffering [...]
After years of impersonating his coach Stan Van Gundy and making a vitamin water commercial starring himself, Dwight Howard has earned a role in an upcoming film. The plot involves Dwight switching places with a white kid in high school (/that’s racist).
Star Dwight Howard is working with “The Ring” executive producer Michele Weisler [...]