NBA’s preseason exhibitions haven’t been this feisty in years. With new starting lineups and megastars looking to prove they’re back healthy from their injuries, the league is already sizzling with highlights. Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving went toe-to-toe on Monday night, putting together a show in Columbus, Ohio. While Kobe Bryant morphed back into the killer he’s always been in the fourth quarter against the … Continue reading Is this Preseason?
While the big names haven’t made their decisions just yet, many key NBA free agents have already agreed to deals—verbally—through three days of negotiations. Here are some of the top signings and rumors thus far in free agency. LeBron James – The King’s free agency tour is much different than his 2010 spectacle. While he hasn’t visited any teams so far, news recently broke that James’agent has … Continue reading Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already
Eric Bledsoe spent his first three years with the Clippers, averaging 8.5 points and 3 assists with his 20 minutes per game. His arrival to the Suns came via a three-team deal over the summer and is panning out to be a success for all teams involved. Bledsoe is averaging steady numbers consisting of 21 points, 7.2 assists and 5.6 rebounds a game. He’s also … Continue reading Eric Bledsoe Quickly Becomes the Leader in Phoenix
LAST SEASON: (25-57), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe F – Markieff Morris, P.J. Tucker C – Miles Plumlee 6TH MAN: Archie Goodwin, Ish Smith KEY ADDITIONS: Miles Plumlee, Emeka Okafor, Eric Bledsoe KEY LOSSES: Goran Dragic, Jared Dudley, Shannon Brown, Luis Scola FORECAST: The Suns are prepped for the future in next year’s draft, recently trading away their starting center Marcin Gortat in … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Phoenix Suns
2011-2012: 12.5 ppg, 10.7 apg, 3.0 rpg, 53 FG% While he’s yet to make his presence known in the regular season, Steve Nash remains as one of the finest point guards the game has seen in years. The crafty 16-year veteran possess a top-notch court vision that’s accompanied by his deadly shooting abilities. Steve has averaged a double-double in points and assists for the latter … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 20 – Steve Nash
2011-12: 15.4 ppg, 10.0 rpg, 1.5 bpg, 56 FG% The ‘Polish Hammer’ of the NBA has quietly been plugging in progressively better numbers with each year. After four seasons as Orlando’s productive role player coming off the bench behind Dwight Howard, Gortat finally got his chance to shine once being traded to Phoenix in 2010. Alongside the on-court wit of Steve Nash, Gortat became a … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 45 – Marcin Gortat
1. Los Angeles Lakers The Lakers made the key splash during the off season by bringing in Dwight Howard. A few weeks prior to the Howard trade, Los Angeles secured a star free agent in the signing of Steve Nash. Despite the loss of Andrew Bynum via trade, Kobe Bryant shouldn’t have any problems with Nash and Howard on board for a finals appearance. Nash hasn’t … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Pacific Division
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
While players cannot officially sign free agent deals until July 11, teams were allowed to begin discussing contract terms with their sought after players today. This section will focus on the most notable free agent signings and news in the NBA over the next couple of weeks. Steve Nash is unquestionably itching for a chance at competing for a NBA title in the upcoming years … Continue reading Free Agency Ticker: Steve Nash headed to Toronto?
A few sites are buzzing about Steve Nash’s possible move to the Toronto Raptors for the 2012-2013 season. The 38-year-old veteran point guard has also recently agreed to become the general manager of the senior men’s national team for Canada Basketball. Nash has spent most of life in Canada before heading into Santa Clara University back in 1992. It will be more than fitting … Continue reading Steve Nash to the Raptors?