Winners and losers of the NBA Draft

June 24, 2017

  The draft winners and losers are headlined by the Minnesota Timberwolves who acquire small forward, Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls.       Malik Monk sat for a bit longer than most thought, while the Sacramento Kings traded their 10th overall pick for the 15th and 20th picks respectively.       Some guys climbed to the first round while others fell to the second.      …

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Eastern preview: do the Hornets have an upset in them?

April 15, 2016

In the east, Cleveland Cavaliers are still the team to beat, but the Raptors have emerged as a possible team can knock them off, if they meet in the playoffs.  Atlanta Hawks have flown under the radar for much of the season, but do not be surprised if they make a run in the east as well.   Here is a preview of all the match-ups   (1) Cleveland Cavs…

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Jeremy Lamb: is he worth seven million a season?

November 3, 2015

Yesterday, Jeremy Lamb was rewarded with a hefty three year/$21 million dollar contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets.  For those who remember, Lamb was a huge piece in the James Harden deal with the Houston Rockets, but the former UConn man has not quite lived up to expectations since entering the NBA in 2012.   Last season, I had Jeremy Lamb as my 6th Man of the Year award winner,…

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Six takeaways from the NBA season thus far

December 21, 2014

G-State has gotten off to a blazin’ start We are the point in the NBA season where we can start separating the pretenders from contenders.  By now most teams know what their strengths and weaknesses are.  The Mavericks added one of the premier point guards in the league, Rajon Rondo to their roster and most people already see them make a deep playoff run into late May.  For some teams…

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