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2010 NBA Summer League: Why Player Performances Really Don’t Matter

July 19th, 2010
Another NBA Summer League is over. Like every year, numerous spectators throw out their winners and losers list. The only real losers are the people who actually spent time watching the games on NBA Summer League (don't worry, it includes me).  Sure, every once in a while a player will emerge and make ...

Detroit Pistons Joe Dumars Waiting To Make Stealth Attack on NBA Execs

July 16th, 2010
It's coming. Joe Dumars has waited quietly all offseason to make his move. And soon, the time will be right.  The Detroit Pistons have been unexpectedly silent to many observers this summer.  Tayshaun Prince was rumored to be on his way out a long time ago. Rip Hamilton rumors were perhaps even louder. Yet, ...

Detroit Pistons to Las Vegas? Good Luck

July 15th, 2010
The Detroit Pistons are going through changes. A lot of them. And with changes, often come rumors. But in this case, these whispers are entering absurdity. The latest report: The Detroit Pistons to Las Vegas.  The Las Vegas Sun reported that a team could very well be on its way to Las Vegas. ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: Psychologist Recommendations for LeBron James

July 7th, 2010
Lebron James needs help. He has more money that he could have ever dreamed of and has been center of attention for the past seven years, but it's still not enough. James first signed up for Twitter. Then, news of his own television free agency special leaks. Lebron James regrets not having ...

NBA Summer League 2010: Examining the Philadelphia 76ers Roster

July 5th, 2010
The Philadelphia 76ers will have a lot on display when they begin play in the Summer League. The 76ers as a team are in a massive flux right now. They brought in coach Doug Collins to right the ship and drafted Evan Turner with the second pick. So far this ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: Why The Beginning Shows a 2011 Strike Is Imminent

July 2nd, 2010
Twas a strange year.  Keith Van Horn scored over 20 PPG, Karl Malone won the MVP, and Chris Webber and Antonio McDyess still had knees.  And who can forget, Dominique Wilkins playing for the Orlando Magic. The year, 1999, and the NBA was attempting to recover from a lockout that almost took away ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: 10 Overlooked Free Agents

June 28th, 2010
We know all the big names, we know all the teams fighting for them, but this free agency class goes a lot deeper. There are savvy veterans, young playmakers, and household names that exist beneath. There will be no LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Joe Johnson, Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki, Rudy Gay, Yao ...

NBA Trade Rumors: 10 Draft-Day Trades That Could Happen

June 23rd, 2010
The time is growing closer and the phones are ringing louder. The NBA draft is an opportunity for GMs to strut their stuff or look like absolute fools. But in order to get to that final mark, certain moves must be made beyond the simple act of picking a player to be ...

NBA Draft 2010: Houston Rockets Draft Day Possibilities

June 21st, 2010
Houston Rockets fans, get ready to brace yourselves for another NBA draft. General manager Daryl Morey has brought an unpredictable personality to past year's drafts and this should be no different. The man likes to make trades and will often pick talent over need. He has made wise decisions in both the ...

Tom Izzo: Five Coaches Better For the Cleveland Cavaliers

June 7th, 2010
No doubt Tom Izzo is a brilliant basketball mind. Could he succeed in the right NBA opportunity? Absolutely, especially if coaching Lebron James was that opportunity. However, for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Lebron James himself, Tom Izzo is not the best option right now. Izzo is a motivator. He knows how to ...