Clippers Aiming For Boston’s Rivers, Pierce and Garnett

Multiple sources, including ESPN are now reporting that the Los Angeles Clippers are making a push to bring in Boston’s Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Reports say that coach Rivers and the Clippers have a mutual interest in each other if Rivers were to decide to leave Boston. ESPN’s Chris Broussard went as far to say, “[Rivers] loves coaching in Boston. But he feels it … Continue reading Clippers Aiming For Boston’s Rivers, Pierce and Garnett

Welcome to Brooklyn Joe Johnson

With the Nets moving into a brand new stadium in a new city, they have upgraded their roster with the recent acquisition of all-star Joe Johnson from the Atlanta Hawks. The Nets agreed to send multiple players with expiring contracts to the Hawks to land the perennial sharp-shooter. The players being sent to Atlanta are Jordan Farmer, Johan Petro, Anthony Morrow, Jordan Williams, and DeShawn … Continue reading Welcome to Brooklyn Joe Johnson

Baseline to Baseline – 6/24/12

A random column spitting out opinions and rapid reactions about the latest NBA news. The Miami Heat are 2012 NBA Champions: I couldn’t be more happier for a player to get his first ring than LeBron James. After everything he’s been through, the NBA world can’t do anything but praise the MVP and Finals-MVP for one of the greatest playoff performances of all time. The monkey … Continue reading Baseline to Baseline – 6/24/12

NBA Trade Deadline Frenzy

At 3 p.m. today, the NBA trade deadline came and saw many prominent moves go down. Here is a recap and some reactions to the players swapping teams: Philadelphia 76ers:  The hometown Philadelphia 76ers just got deeper Thursday by adding Sam Young, the second rounder from Memphis, for future considerations. Young is expected to be put into the 76ers’ $2.7 million trade exception the team … Continue reading NBA Trade Deadline Frenzy

Baseline to Baseline 3/14/12

What’s your overall take on the Dwight Howard situation in Orlando? Most recent reports are saying Dwight wants to finish this season playing for the Magic… Todd Kress: My gut tells me Howard will finish the season in Orlando. While he may want to play for another team in hopes of capturing an NBA title, I don’t think the Magic will trade him before Thursday’s … Continue reading Baseline to Baseline 3/14/12

Bucks Trade Bogut for Warriors’ Ellis

  ESPN has reported that the Milwaukee Bucks have traded Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson to the Golden State Warriors, in return for Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh, and Kwame Brown. Warriors’ combo guard, Monta Ellis, has been the victim of trade rumors for the past few months and tonight is the night Ellis finally gets shipped out of Golden State. Milwaukee will be trading away … Continue reading Bucks Trade Bogut for Warriors’ Ellis

74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 63

Reason #63: How will the Hornets do without David West? David West lead the team last year with a total of 1322 points during the regular season. His decision to opt-out of his contract and test the market has left the Hornets with some options to deal with in the future. West led the Hornets with his 18.9 points per game, with most of his … Continue reading 74 Reasons to Get Excited for the 74th NBA Season: Reason 63

Jimmer, Off-Season Moves and The New Mavs Dynasty

Questions are scattered throughout the canvas, regarding Jimmer Fredette’s future legitimacy in the league and I’m here to say they’re bogus. With the NBA Draft taking place in three days, the former BYU standout will surely scratch the surface in the post-lockout 11-12 NBA season. Looking at Fredette’s highlights during the NBA Draft combine, the former NCAA leading scorer looks more composed than any other … Continue reading Jimmer, Off-Season Moves and The New Mavs Dynasty

Trade Rumors: Monta Ellis for Andre Iguodala

ESPN has cited that, according to league sources, the Golden State Warriors are involved with trade talks with the Philadelphia 76ers. The trade includes a simple swap of Warriors’ guard, Monta Ellis for Sixers’ forward, Andre Iguodala. Philadelphia Inquirer has reported that the deal should go down within 10 days if both teams have agreed to terms, primarily because of the upcoming Draft. If this … Continue reading Trade Rumors: Monta Ellis for Andre Iguodala

Sunday Morning Dimes

LeBron James has helped the Cavs win 9 of their last 10 games, propelling their record to 10-3. The Cavaliers hold the second best record in the East, behind Boston’s 12-2 record. ‘Bron leads the league in scoring with 29.5 points a game. OKC Thunder have lost 11 in a row and their recent firing of coach Carlesimo only expresses the unavoidable frustration in this … Continue reading Sunday Morning Dimes