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Knicks Could Be The Surprise Team of 2015-16

Knicks Could Be The Surprise Team of 2015-16

Knicks supporters have a history of placing too much faith in the teams produced by James Dolan, and for the most part, that faith has been misplaced. New York has posted 3 winning seasons in the past 14 years, and it’s often been blamed on James Dolan’s increased role in management. They’ve made poor moves. [...]

October 16, 2015 admin NBA 0

D-Rose Isn’t Opposed to Wearing a Mask for the Rest of His Career

D-Rose Isn’t Opposed to Wearing a Mask for the Rest of His Career

Derrick Rose is not afraid to get his Richard Hamilton on. As the Chicago Bulls point guard continues working his way back from yet another injury, this one a left orbital fracture, he has started wearing a protective mask. And while said mask may be intended to be worn only for a short time, until [...]

October 15, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

David West Has No Regrets About Taking Pay Cut to Join Spurs

David West Has No Regrets About Taking Pay Cut to Join Spurs

When David West agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs, he left more than $10 million on the table with the Indiana Pacers. That’s a lot of money, but it’s coin he doesn’t regret forfeiting. In fact, as he made clear to USA Today’s Sam Amick, much of his 12-year NBA career has been about [...]

October 15, 2015 admin NBA 0

Former Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Is Working With the Utah Jazz

Former Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Is Working With the Utah Jazz

Tom Thibodeau is not joining the Utah Jazz’s coaching staff. Repeat: Tom Thibodeau is not joining the Utah Jazz’s coaching staff. He is, however, helping them out. From Jody Genessy of the Deseret News: Turns out, Thibodeau is in town at the request of the Jazz. Thibodeau isn’t here to be added to the Jazz’s [...]

October 15, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Pacers Mascot’s Head Falls Off During Dunk

Pacers Mascot’s Head Falls Off During Dunk

Boomer, the Pacers mascot, is known for his acrobatic dunks, but no one ever expected him to lose his head over a dunk. But on Tuesday, during a preseason game, that’s exactly what happened. Boomer attempted a trampoline assisted alley-oop and literally lost his head. Lucky for Boomer he’s still has time to practice before [...]

October 14, 2015 admin Hot Seat, NBA 0

Lillard Says He and Aldridge Parted on Good Terms

Lillard Says He and Aldridge Parted on Good Terms

Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge are no longer teammates. Which, for the record, has nothing to do with a lack of synergy from when they were teammates. Once Aldridge decided to leave the Portland Trail Blazers for the San Antonio Spurs in free agency, it was assumed that Lillard’s meteoric rise, not just through the [...]

October 14, 2015 admin NBA 0

NBA Agent Calls Lakers ‘Hopeless’

NBA Agent Calls Lakers ‘Hopeless’

The view from the outside of the Los Angeles Lakers is becoming increasingly divergent. That’s what happens when a team loses 116 games in two seasons. It doesn’t matter how many banners they still have hanging, or how much they believe better days are just around the corner. Protracted losing breeds contempt. It doesn’t just [...]

October 14, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Manu Ginobili on His Responsibility to Spurs Fans Is Just the Best

Manu Ginobili on His Responsibility to Spurs Fans Is Just the Best

Manu Ginobili is a good dude. No, I’ve never met him, or even interviewed over the phone. I’ve yet to even see him play in person. There is so much I don’t know about him, I shouldn’t draw any conclusions about the person he is off the basketball court. To me, he should just be [...]

October 14, 2015 admin NBA 0

Lamar Odom Is ‘Fighting For His Life’

Lamar Odom Is ‘Fighting For His Life’

According to TMZ, former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom is “fighting for his life” after he was found unconscious while visiting a brothel in Las Vegas. Odom was at Dennis Hoff’s Love Ranch South partying with some girls for days when the incident happened. A source at the Ranch said Lamar was taking an [...]

October 13, 2015 admin Hot Seat, NBA 0

Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Hate Teammate Sasha Vujacic Anymore

Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Hate Teammate Sasha Vujacic Anymore

Carmelo Anthony is a forgiving man…in a manner of speaking. The New York Knicks’ only superstar apparently wasn’t the biggest fan of Sasha Vujacic back in the day. But now that the two are teammates, he’s all about giving Sasha some love. Per the New York Daily News‘s Frank Isola: Carmelo Anthony has a history [...]

October 12, 2015 admin NBA 0