NBA Podcasts 

The No Name Podcast Episode 36: The Broken League

  I talked with Mike Sykes (@MikeDSykes) and Wilson Tarpeh Jr. (@WillieTSpeaks)about the NBA Draft, the 76ers future, the Celtics, Lonzo, D’Angelo Russell’s fresh start in Brooklyn, the Knicks, and of course some tangnts. Read More
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Can you win in todays NBA when your best player is a Center?

The NBA is in an age now when you shoot threes and ask questions later. From the Splash Trio in Golden State to the three point family affair in Houston, the league is moving further and further from the rim. The question has to be asked, can your team flourish when your best player is a center? If you look... Read More
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Good News, Bad News: An update on the post-Kobe Lakers

We are halfway through November, which means the NBA season is still in embryonic development. The same could be said for the new-look Los Angeles Lakers after ditching the old guys (most importantly, coach Byron Scott and future Hall of Fame guard Kobe Bryant). Moving on into the future with a cast of youngsters, led by 36-year-old head coach Luke... Read More
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Brooklyn Nets Season Preview

Do not expect anything good to come out of the Brooklyn Nets this year. Signing Jeremy Lin was a move. It was good in a since that they really have no good point guards on the team, but Lin is far from a franchise changer. Ever since the epic Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry deal that pretty much ruined Brooklyn’s... Read More
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The addition of Johnson fills a dire need for Miami

On the surface, many may have been surprised by a 34-year old shooting guard making the decision to pass on several contenders in favor of  the Miami Heat. Upon the news that Joe Johnson was officially bought out by his former team, the Brooklyn Nets, many assumed he’d join LeBron James in Cleveland or be that third wheel that Oklahoma... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Wizards top Nets for fourth consecutive win as Eddie debuts

The Washington Wizards were in a very bad place just six games ago, a lot has change since then. They’ve lost more players to injury, but regained All-Star level play from one of their big investments. Marcin Gortat has been on a tear as of late, scoring 20 plus points for the second time during this four game win streak. Against... Read More
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‘The Big Ticket’ comes home

The Minnesota Timberwolves made a trade earlier today, a very simple trade. They acquired forward Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Net in exchange for Thaddeus Young. The fifth overall pick in the 1995 draft is returning to the team that drafted him way back then. Garnett had a no-trade clause and many pundits didn’t count on him accepting a trade... Read More
NBA Wizards 

With Bradley Beal out, the Wizards face early test of depth

The Washington Wizards coaching staff and players boasted about how much better the team would be this season because of how much deeper they became in free agency. They were right to do so. The additions of two big men in Kris Humphries and Dejaun Blair strengthened the backcourt. Both are upgrades from Kevin Seraphin, who played big minutes early... Read More
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NBA Playoff Preview: Miami Heat vs Brooklyn Nets

After a historic first round, it’s time for the second round match ups. In this one we have the second seed Miami Heat, fresh off of a four game sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats, taking on the sixth seed Brooklyn Nets, who faced off against the Toronto Raptors in a series as competitive as it gets.  During the regular season the... Read More
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Raptors-Nets Preview

The Brooklyn Nets were expected to be a force in the Eastern Conference once they were assembled, with Kevin Garnett & Paul Pierce joining an already talented trio, the expectations were rather high. That wasn’t the case as they struggled during the first half of the season, first year coach Jason Kidd got his team playing excellent basketball  after the... Read More
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