When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor named David Kahn the president of basketball operations, he expected to have a playoff-contending team by now. Instead, in his four years on the job he has made more trades than times Dwight Howard has changed his mind about being traded, drafted more point guards than an apartment complex could support, and traded away more draft … [Read more...] about The ‘David Kahn’ Era
I am doing a little research on previous drafts, trying to figure out which players will be successful in the NBA. Here is today's post about NBA Draft Don'ts. … [Read more...] about NBA Draft: Don’t draft No Orange “Heeled” Fighting Illini
The Charlotte Bobcats could not have had a worse season. Actually, if winning 7 of 66 games isn’t embarrassing enough, it would be even more embarrassing if the Bobcats didn’t end up getting the #1 pick in the June draft. This team has a lot of improving to do and it starts with cleaning house. … [Read more...] about NBA Draft: Where Do The Charlotte Bobcats Go From Here?
The Sports Guy refers to himself as the Picasso of ESPN's NBA Trade Machine. Well if he is Picasso then The Sports Bank's Peter Christian and David Kay are the da Vinci and van Gogh of the trade machine (though neither would cut their own ear off while working on a trade... or at least I don't think.) In this new feature, Peter and David will play the role of NBA general … [Read more...] about NBA Trade Machine Challenge: Blow Up Pistons’ Roster
Many fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves scratched their heads when the Wolves made the June 24th draft day trade of sending forward Ryan Gomes and the rights to Luke Babbitt to Portland in exchange for wing Martell Webster. In his five seasons in Portland, Webster averaged just over 8 points per game, and an injury plagued 2008-09 campaign allowed Webster to only play in … [Read more...] about Webster’s Return Has Enhanced the Play of Young Wolves Squad
In NBA 2K11 for PS3 there is a feature in the “association” mode that shows the trade value for each player on the team. Five stars are the most a player can have (Kevin Durant), and the least is one star (Ryan Hollins). My buddy Eren and I spend Friday night trying to build up a Cleveland Cavaliers dynasty by slowly growing the amount of stars we had for our whole team. In … [Read more...] about The T’Wolves Jonny Flynn Conundrum
Quick hits from Tuesday’s 108-99 loss at Golden State: Timberwolves blew another double-digit lead; led by 11 in the first half. Monta Ellis is a stud. 34 points on 13 of 24 shooting. He also had 6 assists. The Timberwolves are obviously missing an electric player of the likes of Monta Ellis. Timberwolves continue to struggle to get out to shooters. Golden State was … [Read more...] about Quick Hits: Golden State 108, Minnesota 99
By Paul M. Banks and David Kay First off I'm from Canada, I live in Vancouver (Miss the Grizzlies) NO ONE F***in Says "EH" in Canada Everyone i know pronounces defense the same way the c makes no f**in difference to me A-BOOT are you F***IN KIDDING ME i know people who lived in toronto all their life then moved here and they don't say f**in A-BOOT they say ABOUT … [Read more...] about NBA Draft Mailbag II