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 ...

Greg Ostertag Wants To Make A Comeback!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

You read that headline right, although it could have said "Greg Ostertag is still alive!" and been just as valid. The 36-year old Kansas product retired three years ago yet claims he wants to get back into the NBA. I think I speak for virtually everyone on the planet when I ...

Lakers Pull Odom’s Offer…For Now

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly pulled their three-year, $27 million offer to Lamar Odom, off the table. Lakers owner Jerry Buss is reportedly upset that neither Odom nor his agent Jeff Schwartz have responded to the NBA Champions' latest offer. Schwartz has not contacted the ...

Jamie Lynn Sigler Picture and Today’s Links

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

I've been watching Season 3 of The Sopranos on On Demand, and I've been inspired. Meadow Soprano/Jamie Lynn Sigler is still very hot not-so-forbidden fruit (despite the Turtle fiasco) even years after the show is over. And by the way, season three of The Sopranos is by far the best ...

McD’s I Have Nothing Better To Do Tonight NBA Draft Live Blogapalooza

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

6:50 - Evening. This is around the 5,000th live blog of the NBA Draft going on tonight, and at least 1,000 of those are more qualified to dissect tonight's picks than I am. But hey, screw it, I need something to do tonight. I'll be live-blogging with a heavy heart ...

NBA Draft: A Look Back At The Decade That Was

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this year's draft, which many are already calling the weakest in recent memory, is as unpredictable as any I can remember. After Blake Griffin, everything is a toss up. There are a ton of question marks. And you just know at least half of the ...

TheBaker’s 2009 NBA Mock Draft

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

1. Los Angeles Clippers - Blake Griffin, PF (Oklahoma) Duh. Not even the Clippers can botch this one...I think. Griffin is this year’s prize. After him, the draft starts to taste a lot like Coors Light - watered down. Local take: Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times. 2. Memphis Grizzlies - Hasheem ...

NBA: Homegrown Edition

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

  Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you the NBA: Homegrown Edition. And no, that doesn't mean a league where Bonzi Wells, Melo, Damon Stoudemire, Zach Randolph and Darius Miles score by taking bong hits. I'll explain. The NBA Draft Lottery was holding to form on Tuesday. The order was working up until Memphis ...