Toronto Raptors- Player Grades

March 16, 2011

With the disappointing season that the Toronto Raptors are having, I decided to take a look at what the players have/ have not done this year. Alex Ajinca-Has only seen garbage time minutes since coming over from the Dallas Mavericks. Grade: N/A Solomon Alabi-He’s in the same boat as Ajinca, has seen minimal minutes this season playing behind: Bargnani, Evans, Davis and Johnson. Grade: N/A Leandro Barbosa-When healthy, Barbosa has…

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Western Conference Final Standings and Playoff Predictions

March 6, 2011

In this blog I’m going to take a look at the Western Conference, when it comes to the final standings and playoffs. 1 San Antonio 2 Los Angeles Lakers 3 Dallas 4 Oklahoma City 5 Portland 6 New Orleans 7 Denver 8 Memphis WEST FIRST ROUND (1)San Antonio Spurs vs. (8)Memphis Grizzles Notes: It’s nice to see the Grizzles back in the playoffs, but don’t expect it to last long. …

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Eastern Conference Final Standings and Playoff Predictions

March 3, 2011

Here is what I think the East Standings will look like at seasons end: 1 Miami 2 Boston 3 Chicago 4 Orlando 5 Atlanta 6 Philadelphia 7 New York 8 Indiana  EAST FIRST ROUND (1)Miami Heat vs. (8)Indiana Pacers Notes: Miami will get their act together come playoff time, but look for the surging Pacers to give them a fight. Prediction-Miami in 6 (2)Boston Celtics vs. (7)New York Knicks Notes:…

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N.B.A. Trade Deadline Breakdown

February 27, 2011

The N.B.A. trade deadline saw some unexpected names switch addresses.  Some teams vying for a playoff spot became buyers, and some teams that have been out of the playoff race for a while, became sellers.  Let’s have a quick look at some of the trades that went down. Houston traded guard Aaron Brooks to Phoenix for guard Goran Dragic and a future first-round draft pick. Brooks obviously did not take…

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New York is pretty…Melo

February 23, 2011

Carmelo Anthony, and fellow Knicks teammate Amar’e Stoudemire Now that we’ve all had some time to get over the Melo hangover, I’m going to try to break it down and see who got the better deal. New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony: A bonified star in the NBA, who can put up 25 points on any given night.  He is a guy who is not known as someone who cannot make…

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