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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
Eastern Conference No. 1 Indiana Pacers vs. No. 8 Atlanta Hawks – Indiana’s downward spiral has caused concerns for Pacers fan across the world. If they hope to meet Miami in the conference finals (presumably), they’ll have to get through the Hawks first. It won’t be easy, but Indiana gets it done. Pacers win in six. No. 2 Miami Heat vs. No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats … Continue reading A Brief Look at the NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference
Those four little dots represent the four big shots coming from Paul Pierce in the fourth quarter after shooting 3-for-8 in the first three quarters. Brooklyn’s Deron Williams and Joe Johnson tagged in 24 points a piece, while the Nets were able to win off a 19-11 run in the final stretch of the game. The Nets shot just 4-for-24 from the three-point arc, but … Continue reading Brooklyn Takes Game 1 Against Toronto
LAST SEASON: (34-48), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan F – Rudy Gay, Amir Johnson C – Jonas Valanciunas 6TH MAN: Tyler Hansbrough KEY ADDITIONS: Steve Novak, Tyler Hansbrough, D.J. Augustin KEY LOSSES: Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon, Ed Davis FORECAST: After five consecutive losing seasons, the Raptors are hoping for change with a new GM in Masai Ujiri. Toronto made its first big move towards … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Toronto Raptors
Los Angeles Lakers The Lakers are breathing down the back of the Utah Jazz, who sit in the West’s eighth seed. The group has a shown a stronger focus since the All Star break and are 7-3 in their last ten. Kobe Bryant is putting his money where his mouth is, averaging 27.6 points a game. Bryant also tallied 42 points and 12 assists in … Continue reading 4 Teams That Could Still Slide into the Playoffs
1. Boston Celtics The Celtics are hoping to squeeze another Finals run with most of their star pieces still on board. Ray Allen is gone, but this team is still well constructed, with an excellent coach that keeps their attack centralized off defense and the wizardry of Rajon Rondo. Boston boasts new faces this year– Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, Jared Sullinger will all make a … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Atlantic Division
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?
It’s happening again. Another team, that I personally follow, gets off to a fast start and receives high expectations for a successful season, and then starts to fade. Fast. The Philadelphia 76ers started off the shortened 2011-12 season by winning 20 of their first 29 games, and were viewed by MANY people as the clear cut favorites to win the Atlantic Division over an older … Continue reading Sixers Fading Fast