Carmelo Anthony Deal Should Trigger Flurry Of Moves

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Our long national nightmare is finally over. Carmelo Anthony has finally been traded to the New York Knicks. We can all stop holding our collective breath and move on with our lives. So can everyone associated with an NBA front office, because now that Anthony has been dealt, other teams ...

Scottie Pippen’s Hall of Fame Performance

Friday, August 13th, 2010

There's a lot of reasons that Scottie Pippen is being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend. Six rings. Seven All-Star games. Eight all-NBA defensive team selections. 18,940 career points. 6,135 career assists. 2,307 career steals. And this commercial.

LeBron James and the New Jersey Nets: A Love Story?

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Apparently, the New Jersey Nets aren't out of the LeBron James sweepstakes just yet. We're only hours in to the 2010 Free Agency Extravaganza the sports world has been looking forward to for three years and already some crazy rumors are flying. According to ESPN's Chad Ford, the Nets believe they ...

Kelvin Sampson To Interview For NBA Jobs?

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

From the "Things That Will Give Phillips An Aneurysm" department, as many as three NBA teams are reportedly considering Kelvin Sampson to fill their coaching vacancies. I need a second...(thinking happy thoughts, thinking happy thoughts...). OK, I'm good. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports says the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking at Sampson, who ...

Can We Please Calm The John Wall Hype?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The NBA Draft Hype Machine is obviously well-oiled and cranking at full speed right now. With less than a month before the Washington Wizards officially turn in their pick, head coach Flip Saunders is already going overboard with his hyperbole. Saunders apparently told the Pioneer Press that presumptive No. 1 ...

The Chicago Bulls Don’t Really Want Phil Jackson

Monday, May 24th, 2010

The Chicago Bulls have reportedly contacted Lakers' coach Phil Jackson through back channels to gauge his interest in returning to his former team. I fully believe this report, but I have a ton of problems with it, most notably that it's really lame of the Bulls to contact a coach in ...

Welcome to the Playoffs, Chicago Bulls

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Well this should be fun. The Chicago Bulls clinched the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a win over Charlotte on Wednesday and earned the right to play LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Isn't that just dandy. Because, seriously, even though the Bulls went 2-2 against the Cavs ...

Finally, Something Happened At The NBA Trade Deadline!

Friday, February 19th, 2010

After an entire season of talk, discussion, rumor and innuendo, NBA executives finally got off their tails and actually made some moves before Thursday's trade deadline. After last year's deadline day flop, the flurry of moves - involving some fairly big names - before yesterday's deadline was actually impressive. Here's a ...