Ricky Rubio’s First Two Games

Minnesota’s 23-year-old point guard has started off the season hotter than ever, averaging 13.5 points and 10.5 assists in his first two games. Rubio has been able to find several scoring options and rely on a healthy Kevin Love along the wing. Rubio shot a horrible 5-for-15 from the field during the season opener, but finished with 11 assists and 6 rebounds against the Magic. … Continue reading Ricky Rubio’s First Two Games

Baseline-to-Baseline: Hoops Headlines (8/15/13)

Pistons unveil new uniforms: The Detroit Pistons have released their new “Motor City” alternate jerseys. The color scheme remains the same, but the new touch brings in a new era along with a number of new pieces from the offseason. Philly finally nabs their coach: The Philadelphia 76ers have ended their coaching vacancy with the recent hiring of former San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett … Continue reading Baseline-to-Baseline: Hoops Headlines (8/15/13)

Baseline to Baseline – 3/13/13

Heat roll to 19th straight victory. In what was thought to be one of Miami’s toughest tests in the upcoming weeks — a matchup against an Atlanta Hawks team fighting for playoff positioning — the Heat rolled to a dominating 98-81 romp. And despite a mediocre performance from LeBron (15 points on 3-11 shooting, 7 rebounds and 7 assists), the Heat had no trouble in … Continue reading Baseline to Baseline – 3/13/13

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 11 – Kevin Love

2012-13: 18.3 ppg, 14.0 rpg, 2.3 apg, 0.7 spg, 35 FG% It’s hard to put into words how unique of a player Kevin Love is to the game. Ever since the departure of Kevin Garnett from Minnesota, there hasn’t been a better leader and superstar than Love for the Timberwolves. The 24-year-old power forward is easily one of the best rebounders in the league, while also being last year’s … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 11 – Kevin Love

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 33 – Al Jefferson

2011-12: 19.2 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 1.7 bpg 49 FG% Al Jefferson can be looked as one of our few gritty big men in the post that will give you the numbers every single night. Jefferson began as rookie in Boston, averaging a steady amount of points and boards before being shipped to Minnesota. As one of the Timberwolves, Jefferson made a name for himself as one … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 33 – Al Jefferson

2012-2013 NBA Preview: Northwest Division

  1. Oklahoma City Thunder The Oklahoma City front office basically kept the same crew over the summer and stayed away from changing the growing chemistry of this team after making the Finals last season. This year the Thunder are hoping to continue their swelling success by continually beating down their divisional rivals behind their big three in Durant, Westbrook and Harden. All three of … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Northwest Division

Free Agency Ticker: Brandon Roy returns to NBA with Timberwolves

The news of Brandon Roy – who retired prior to last season because of ailing knee injuries – returning to the NBA was speculating for awhile now. But that became a reality for the three-time All-Star late Thursday night. While considering a handful of teams, Roy agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a $10.4 million deal over the next two seasons. The move … Continue reading Free Agency Ticker: Brandon Roy returns to NBA with Timberwolves

2012 Free Agency Steam

Now that Dwight Howard has made it clear he seeks the colossal spotlight in Brooklyn, the Magic should prepare to look deep into their future when it comes to their front court. Orlando has already extended a qualifying offer to Ryan Anderson, but it’s going to take much more than that to heal a departure of Howard. Orlando will seek the best deal for the … Continue reading 2012 Free Agency Steam

Durant’s 43 leads Thunder over Timberwolves

Kevin Durant continues to make his case to win his first ever Most Valuable Player award, while the Oklahoma City Thunder inch closer to capturing the Western Conference’s number one seed throughout the playoffs. During Saturday night’s contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Durant poured in a game-high 43 points, with 20 of those coming in the fourth quarter, en route to the Thunder’s 115-110 victory. … Continue reading Durant’s 43 leads Thunder over Timberwolves