DeRozan To Replace Jennings In Dunk Contest

The questionable decision to include Brandon Jennings in the dunk contest this season is no longer an issue and my plea for DeMar DeRozan to get a second chance after being robbed of the trophy last year has worked. Yesterday, Jennings pulled out of the dunk contest because of his still injured foot and [...]

Attacking The Boards: Where Luol Deng Had Quite The Night

The Bulls needed this. They needed Luol Deng to have an effective game at some point. After starting off the season with a Derrick Rose-centric offense that forced Rose to take 29 shots per game, the Bulls needed someone to step up and contribute offensively. With Carlos Boozer out, adjustments have to be made [...]

2010-2011 NBA Season Previews: Toronto Raptors

Toronto is in shambles after their star power forward Chris Bosh has left for the Miami Heat. But they were in shambles before that, to be honest. Bosh is a terrific offensive talent but that team wasn’t going to accomplish much, outside of the¬†occasional¬†8th seed in the East, with him as their best player.

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Attacking The Boards: Where The Thunder Look Young And Old At The Same Time

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.

And [...]

Videos: Carmelo Anthony Gets Hangtime And DeMar DeRozan Jams

2009 NBA Season Previews: Dallas Mavericks

2008-2009 Season Record: 50-32. Third place in Southwest Division of the Western Conference (6th in the West). Beat the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs but were swept by the Nuggets in round two.

2008-2009 Team MVP: Dirk Nowitzki

Key Additions: Shawn Marion, Drew Gooden, Tim Thomas, Quinton Ross, Kris Humphries, Rodrigue [...]

Texas Doubles Up On Toronto Thanks to the Long Ball

After that 18-10 drubbing last night, the Texas Rangers needed to take both of their games in today’s double header against the Toronto Blue Jays in order to keep pace with the Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox, and taking two out of two is exactly what they did.

In game one of [...]

NBA Summer League: Another Warrior Goes Off

Two days ago Golden State Warriors power forward Anthony Randolph tied the Summer League scoring record with a 42 point output. Yesterday, Warriors guard Anthony Morrow broke the scoring record with a 47 point performance. He got his points in a variety of ways, shooting 18-of-26 from the field while sinking 7 of his [...]

Shawn Marion Dealt to Dallas In Four Team Deal

The Dallas Mavericks have landed free agent forward Shawn Marion thanks to a sign-and-trade deal that involved three other teams.

The Raptors have “signed” Marion and dealt him to the Mavs. In return, Toronto receives Devean George and Antoine Wright from Dallas, while keeping their middle-level exception safe. If you are wandering what the [...]

Flopper Anderson Varejao to Be Massively Overpaid

The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to give free agent power forward Anderson Varejao more money than he will ever be worth. The deal is reportedly worth an unbelievable $50 million over six seasons.

I don’t know what universe you have to live in where a guy who is incredibly weak and averaged 8.6 points [...]