• Deron Williams Sweepstakes

    Just because the NBA Finals have stopped doesn’t mean that the games off the court still won’t be played. It was recently reported by ESPN New York that Deron Williams is only interested in Dallas and Brooklyn as destinations. I found this to be a very interesting report mainly because Williams has...

  • Why Players are opting out of Contracts

    Recently, in NBA news. We’ve had a series of players opting out of their contracts. Brandon Bass, Deron Williams, Lou Williams, and Gerald Wallace will, in fact, use their early termination options as expected. This means that they will have a chance to hit the free agent market come June 30th when...

  • Giving Credit when its been overdue: NBA Finals adjustments

    All season long people have been beating up o Erik Spoelstra for making, or not making, certain adjustments. People have said that he shouldn’t be the coach of the Miami Heat and that he can’t deal with their superstar personalities. Three games into his second consecutive NBA Finals Spoelstra deserves a large...

  • NBA Finals Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat

    We’re finally at the pinnacle of the NBA season. All chips are on the table and everyone is giving their all at this point. Coaches are pulling all of the stops in order to win four more games on the race to 16. Each player is going to leave their heart on...

  • When Being the Hero Works Out

    As a self-declared basketball-addict, I despise stagnation. I don’t like teams that are predicated on the success of only one or two players. I don’t like it when you know where the ball is going to go and who is taking the last shot. Those narratives are simple to me. They don’t...

  • The Maestro

    Erik Spoelstra said it best. Rajon Rondo is a maestro when he’s on the basketball court. He’s a savant when it comes to the intricacies and nuances of the game. He knows what to do in almost every situation on the floor. He can be whatever his team needs him to be...

  • Conspiracy Theory: I Think Not!

    The Charlotte Bobcats were the team that was favored to get the first pick in the NBA Draft Lottery. Their odds were at 25% . The Washington Wizards’ odds were at 19.9% chance of winning the draft. They were followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Hornets, rounding out the...

  • Rondo’s Symphony

    Last night’s game between Miami and Boston will be remembered as one of the greatest performances that Rajon Rondo has ever had. It resulted in a loss, yet he left everything he had out on that court. Last night wasn’t the beginning though, last night was the culmination of the work Rondo...

  • Bad Blood in the Water of South Beach: Eastern Conference Finals preview

    This isn’t really what most basketball minds pictured when thinking about the Eastern Conference Finals. Most thought that we’d see Derrick Rose, Luol Deng, and Joakim Noah going up against Chris Bosh, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade. Instead the Bulls have been eliminated in the first round and the Boston Celtics have...

  • Western Conference Showdown: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Series Preview

    The two top teams in the Western Conference are going to begin their gun-show tonight. There is no doubt in my mind that this could possibly wind up being one of the all-time great series when the smoke clears and the guns stop firing. This could possibly be a series where the...

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