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 [...]
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 [...]
The National Basketball Association is having one it’s best seasons ever. Ratings are up, the players are as good as they’ve ever been and league popularity is at an all-time high. Despite LeBron James‘ decision to take his talents to South Beach, thus forming a powerhouse in Miami with two other superstars (though [...]
The Indiana Pacers have merely been playing to play over the past few seasons. The post-season hasn’t been in the cards for the Pacers since the Malice at the Palace went down and they have been 10 games below five hundred for the past four seasons.
Because of that infamous outbreak with Ron Artest, [...]
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.
In talking to Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl at today’s NBA Summer League action, Karl stated to me that Smith will be coming off the bench for the Nuggets next season. Karl cited a lack of improvement maturity wise on the part of Smith as the reason for him coming off the pine. [...]
It may sound weird, but the Indiana Pacers were only three games out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference last season despite missing Danny Granger for 11 games during an important stretch during the season.
Granger signed a huge extension last season, their first round pick Tyler Hansbrough might be something special, and [...]
2008 First Round Pick: Jerryd Bayless, who they traded to Portland for Brandon Rush. Rush finished the season as the back-up shooting guard and he should split time at the two next season as well.
Departures: Jarrett Jack (restricted), Josh McRoberts (restricted), Maceo Baston, Marquis Daniels (team option), Travis Diener (player option), Stephen Graham, [...]