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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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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NBA: Over and underachievers

January 16, 2016

  As we inch closer and closer to the official halfway point of the NBA season, it would only make sense to profile some of the teams who have exceeded expectations thus far and others who have failed to impress.  For the first time since I can remember, the east has looked like the more dominate conference, at least on paper.  As of tonight, the 8th seeded Boston Celtics are…

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NBA Trade Deadline Recap

February 19, 2015

It was a pretty quiet deadline up until about 2:45 EST and then BOOM; we saw plenty of trades come in with some big name players finding new homes.  Some got dealt to contenders, while others got dealt to pretenders.   Below I took a look at most of the deals that went down   To Portland Trail Blazers: Arron Afflalo, Alonzo Gee To Denver Nuggets: Victor Claver, Will Barton,…

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