One of the most controversial issues in the NBA is that of tanking, or in other words, losing on purpose without saying your losing on purpose in order to attain a higher draft pick.
It’s been a hot topic of debate over the last week following former Raptors General Manager Brian Colangelo admitting that he once attempted to tank while in charge of Canada’s only team. Continue reading
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The coach that tormented the Knicks two decades ago has been offered a job with their front office.
Phil Jackson, a player on the only two championship teams in franchise history, was originally approached to coach New York, but he declined. Continue reading
Gerald Green was supposed to be a cautionary tale.
The one dimensional player that couldn’t turn his tremendous athleticism into anything more than an intriguing player at the Slam Dunk Contest.
The former first round pick that was banished from the NBA at the age of 24, after four years in the league, forced to continue his basketball career in Russia only to be forgotten. Continue reading
Joakim Noah was busy at All-Star weekend, not only with his media obligations, but conducting a recruiting session with Carmelo Anthony.
As the losses continue to mount in New York, with the Knicks sitting 5.5 games behind Atlanta for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference, the idea of playing in Chicago has to be appealing.
Anthony will turn 30 in May and can opt out of his contract a month later. New York can offer the most money, but can’t provide a superstar teammate until the summer of 2015.
In the latest podcast, we examine the recruiting efforts from Noah, the end of Kyle Korver’s 3-point shooting streak and provide some fantasy basketball advice.
An off night for the entire Atlanta Hawks halted a streak of longevity.
Kyle Korver saw his streak of 127 consecutive games with a made 3-pointer, the longest in NBA history, snapped as he missed each of his five attempts from beyond in Portland. Continue reading
Usually the return of an All-Star point guard to the starting lineup is a welcome addition.
For Oklahoma City, the team with the best record in the NBA, the reappearance of Russell Westbrook briefly derailed the team carried by the top MVP candidate in Kevin Durant. Continue reading
It’s tough to imagine a worse start to a season for the most expensive roster in professional basketball.
The Brooklyn Nets were a mess heading into 2014, the assets they traded for not producing, their point guard injured and struggling to find his way when he was on the floor and their first year coach looking beleaguered and frustrated by the circumstances around him. Continue reading
NEW YORK- A visit to the NBA in Manhattan, just a few blocks from Madison Square Garden, gave a glimpse to the future of the league.
The main feature was the disappearance of the Bobcats and the embracing of a new era in Charlotte basketball. Continue reading
It’s been a rough season for Marc Gasol’s fantasy owners.
The league’s reigning Defensive Player of the Year has struggled to find his footing this season after the Grizzlies attempted to change their offense early, then saw their All-Star big man go down with an MCL sprain. Continue reading
The Miami Heat are the most dominant team in the NBA have lacked a true contender in the Eastern Conference.
Carmelo Anthony, Miami’s competitor tonight, was supposed to be the natural rival to LeBron James, but it just hasn’t happened, especially with the Knicks tumbling in the standings.
Kevin Durant has openly challenged James as the Thunder have posted the best record in the NBA this season.