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
Our resident NBA nerd David Kay is on vacation this week; in a much warmer place. However, being out of the country hasn't stopped him from being on top of the news. He's got a lot to say on what's been going on with the league this week. Detroit Pistons re-sign SF Tayshaun Prince to 4-year, $27 million contract I thought for sure Prince was going to move on in his career … [Read more...] about NBA Free Agent Signings: McGrady, Dunleavy, Prince, Jerebko
Wisconsin isn't the only Upper Midwest state seeing an uprising right now. They're fighting the power in Michigan too. Except here the venue for rebellion is the NBA and the stakes are much lower. The Detroit Pistons right now are a shell of what they were last decade. They have terrible bloated contracts like Ben Gordon's all over the books, and things are getting so bad … [Read more...] about Detroit Pistons Facing an All Out Mutiny
by: David Kay When it comes down to it, the Lakers and Rockets pretty much swapped Ron Artest for Trevor Ariza straight up. Thursday, Artest reached an agreement with the defending champs on a 3-year deal worth about $18 million. Houston responded by stealing the Lakers’ Trevor Ariza for the mid-level exception which will net him around $33.5 million for the next five … [Read more...] about Artest Joining Kobe in Hollywood
By Paul M. Banks and David Kay I wouldn’t call it “love at first sight”, but when I was in Milwaukee for the 2008 McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball game, I was enamored by what I saw. At the time, Tyreke Evans was undecided as to where he would play his college basketball, but I knew that his impact at whatever University was fortunate enough to land him would … [Read more...] about Is Tyreke Evans the next Big Thing?