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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Serbs in the NBA: Jokic to breakout in a big way

October 23, 2016

Long gone are the days when Divac and Stojakovic would represent Serbia at the highest level of basketball in the NBA. Since their retirements, Serbia has struggled putting out talent that could compete with the best basketball players from around the world.   To be fair, Nenad Krstic did have a pretty solid NBA career that lasted seven years.  He was a pretty big piece when he played for the…

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NBA Preview: Will the Timberwolves surprise this season?

October 12, 2016

The NBA season is only two weeks away and a lot has changed this off-season. Kevin Durant has made the Golden State Warriors even better, but it came at a price because he has now become the villain in Oklahoma City. The Boston Celtics added Al Horford as they continue their climb to the top of the East, while the Chicago Bulls added Dwyane Wade along with Rajon Rondo in…

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Where did they come from?

January 12, 2016

We are pretty close to the official halfway point of the NBA season and a handful of players have caught my attention with their productive in the first three months or so.  Every season, we have players step up to play bigger roles than they did in the previous one, and this year is so different.   Below I take a look at five players in particular who have done…

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2015/2016 NBA Preview

October 27, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the NBA is back in full swing with three games on tap tonight. Detroit will visit Atlanta, Chicago will play home to Cleveland and the champion Golden State Warriors will welcome the New Orleans Pelicans, in a re-match of last year’s first round match-up in the West.   In the past, I have done two previews-one for the west and one…

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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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