It was almost a year ago when the Brooklyn Nets agreed on the blockbuster deal of 2013 with the Boston Celtics. The Nets acquired Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce while at the same time shipping to Boston a bunch of non–factor players. Brooklyn’s payroll skyrocketed and in fact, the Nets became the most expensive team in the NBA and the only one above the $100 million mark. All … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Nets: can they compete for a championship next season?
From the information I have gathered it sounds like the Orlando Magic is going to trade Dwight Howard, their centerpiece, to the Brooklyn Nets. But before that happens, I have a message for the Magic organization. … [Read more...] about Where Dwight Howard SHOULD Go
It appears the Atlanta Hawks are heading into a bit of a re-building mode as new general manager Danny Ferry has dealt Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets and Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz; clearing up a ton of salary cap for the future. Nets receive: SG-Joe Johnson Hawks receive: SG-Anthony Morrow, G/F-DeShawn Stevenson, C-Johan Petro, PG-Jordan Farmar, PF-Jordan Williams, … [Read more...] about Atlanta Hawks dump salary; trade Joe Johnson and Marvin Williams
The calendar now reads June. In the NBA that means it’s time to crown an NBA Champion. However among the biggest of NBA nerds, it also means it’s time to get ready for the NBA draft. We're only two weeks and a few hours away from the 2011 NBA Draft. This year, it’s preparing for the likes of Kyrie Irving, Derrick Williams, Enes Kanter and Brandon Knight to join the greatest … [Read more...] about The 10 Worst NBA Drafts in the Lottery Era
The NBA MVP debate has heated up, then cooled down. Then it heated up again, and then it cooled down, again. It seems that the MVP has come down to two players: Miami Heat forward LeBron James and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. … [Read more...] about The 2012 NBA MVP is . . .
Are you excited for the NBA Playoffs? Are you enthused to see your #1 seeded Chicago Bulls advance past the Indiana Pacers and meet the Atlanta Hawks in the next round? This is crunch time, the big time! Of course, this Monday, most of us are buzzing about something else. There was a news story of note released Sunday night. You might have seen a little blurb, a tiny … [Read more...] about Bulls vs. Hawks: NBA Eastern Conference Semis, Let’s Get it On!
The Atlanta Hawks have a lot to feel good about as they upset the Orlando Magic in the first round of the NBA playoffs and reprise their role as the underdog in a round two showdown with the Chicago Bulls. The Hawks have to be happy with the production they got from their two shooting guards, Joe Johnson and Jamal Crawford. Crawford looked unstoppable at times as he averaged … [Read more...] about Atlanta Hawks Bringing Momentum into Series with Bulls
LeBron, Wade, and Bosh are still undecided. But so far free agency has not provided the roster shake-ups that most were expecting. Joe Johnson and Rudy Gay surprised some by deciding to stay home (which will ultimately screw over one of the teams with a ton of cap space.) To nobody’s surprise Dirk Nowitzki and Paul Pierce are also staying home. Here are David’s thoughts on … [Read more...] about So Far, Marquee NBA Free Agents Staying Home