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 ...

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 ...

A Big Deal And A Near Miss

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

After news of the Richard Jefferson to the Spurs deal came down this afternoon, reports are swirling that an even bigger blockbuster deal fell through this weekend. Though Celtics' GM Danny Ainge is denying the rumor, Yahoo! Sports is reporting that over the weekend Boston offered Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo ...

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 ...

Bango Believes

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

A couple of weeks ago we told you that Kelvin Sampson cursed the Milwaukee Bucks with his mere presence. Maybe you were a skeptic and didn't believe us. You think curses are kid stuff for silly people. But Bango believes. Who is Bango? He's only been the Bucks' mascot since 1977. And for ...

NBA Celeb Bailout ’09

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

 In these tough economic times, some professional sports teams have had to look for alternative ways to generate capital and stay afloat. Raising ticket prices isn’t really an option for many franchises as cost-conscious spectators are less likely to shell out top bucks. Plus, it would look like a cash ...

Instant Karma’s Gonna Get You

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

When Scott Skiles decided to hire Kelvin Sampson to be his assistant coach in Milwaukee prior to this season, he probably didn't think it was much of a risk. Sure, Ole Assholeface may have been cast out of the collegiate game for his transgressions at Oklahoma and Indiana, but he ...