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Jerry Sloan Fallout: Six Deals Involving Deron Williams, and One to Keep Him

February 11th, 2011
Jerry Sloan shocked the basketball world yesterday when he announced his sudden resignation from the Utah Jazz.In the aftermath of this news, there has been a great deal of speculation over the cause of Sloan's departure.Many reporters are saying that a rumored rift between Sloan and star point guard Deron ...

2011 NBA Draft: Can Jimmer Fredette Be The Next Stephen Curry?

February 8th, 2011
Even though Jimmer Fredette is getting more and more people to buy into his Player of the Year candidacy, many still doubt he can be successful in the NBA. I recall a very similar situation just a couple years ago.  Stephen Curry dominated the college game, but faced scores of ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Steve Nash Could Be Headed to The Mavericks or Lakers

February 5th, 2011
The Phoenix Suns need to part ways with Steve Nash.  The team is 10th in the Western Conference at 23-25, and they're two and a half games behind the eighth-place Grizzlies.  Even if they somehow squeak into the playoffs, they don't have what it takes to go far.The Suns had ...

LeBron James and the 10 Biggest Triple-Double Threats in the NBA

February 1st, 2011
The triple-double is an elusive, exciting accomplishment.  When a player registers a triple-double, he shows the world that he's an elite, well-rounded baller.Triple-doubles can come in several variations, but the most common by far is the points-rebounds-assists combination.This list is dedicated to the 10 players who I feel are the biggest threats ...

2011 NBA Draft: Kevin Durant Calls Jimmer Fredette the Best Scorer in the World

January 26th, 2011
Jimmer Fredette keeps strengthening his case for National Player of the Year.  I'm writing this immediately after watching Fredette torch the fourth ranked San Diego State Aztecs for 43 points.He made 14 of his 24 field goal attempts (including five for eight from downtown), and went 10 for 11 from ...

Tyler Hansbrough, Ryan Anderson and Others Who Deserve True Starter’s Minutes

January 20th, 2011
Every year, fans like me (who think they know more than the NBA's coaches) wonder why some players spend most of their time on the bench, despite lighting it up while they're on the floor.This season, a couple of guys who've played very well in the time they've been given, ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Why the Dallas Mavericks Should Go After Andre Iguodala

November 24th, 2010
Andre Iguodala has been the subject of numerous trade rumors dating back to last season.  He's spent his entire career in Philadelphia, but the team is heading in a new direction, and many wonder if Iggy's a part of the 76ers future. Due in part to injuries, he's gotten off to ...

NBA Trades: 10 Players Los Angeles Lakers Could Pursue To Solidify Title Hopes

November 22nd, 2010
The Los Angeles Lakers have gotten off to a hot start this year.  They're 12-2 and look to be the clear favorite to take home the title in 2011.  While the roster looks to be pretty complete on the surface, their is a slight issue.  Considering the injuries of Andrew ...

Darko Milicic Is Still a Bigger Bust than Greg Oden: How Is He Still Starting?

November 18th, 2010
Greg Oden will miss yet another NBA season.  We just recently found out that he will undergo his second microfracture surgery and it will cost him even more time.  Since Portland selected him with the first overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, he's played in just 82 games.  One ...

Los Angeles Lakers or Miami Heat: Which NBA Superteam Gets to 20 Wins First?

November 8th, 2010
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat were the most talked-about teams leading up to this 2010-11 NBA season.  Most people predicted these squads would eventually meet for a seven-game series in June for the title.While both teams look good on the surface, the Lakers seem to be outperforming ...