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Note to NHL GMs: This Is Getting out of Hand

July 21st, 2010
Written by Footbasket.com's Columnist, Chris Ross If you have ever wondered what it is like to run a circus, you can just ask NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Since the implementation of the hard cap in the NHL, teams have started giving contracts that are almost as crazy as an elephant on ...

NBA Breaking News: Chris Bosh to Miami

June 27th, 2010
According to multiple sources, Chris Bosh will sign with the Miami Heat when free agency starts up. This means Dwayne Wade will re-sign with Miami. Bosh fits in well with the Heat. He will start at power forward for Miami. That means they have money to sign two more max free ...

New York to Pursue Joe Johnson First

June 27th, 2010
Reports say the New York Knicks will offer Joe Johnson a max contract right after the NBA free agency period starts July 1st. Johnson could entice another free agent like LeBron James or Chris Bosh to the Knicks. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, he is willing to take less money ...

2010 NBA Draft Results: Luke Babbitt Was the Steal of the Draft

June 26th, 2010
Luke Babbitt slipped all the way down to pick 16 in the NBA Draft. I thought he would have gone to Utah at nine. Babbitt was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves, but his rights were later traded to Portland for Martell Webster. Reports say the Blazers will release the player traded with ...

NBA Rumors: Al Jefferson and Jonny Flynn to Indiana Pacers?

June 25th, 2010
This is one trade rumor that makes a lot of sense for both teams. David Khan wants to get rid of Al Jefferson and Indiana needs another big to go along side Roy Hibbert. Indiana wants to get rid of Troy Murphy and his contract. The rumor is Al Jefferson and ...

Why Didn’t Nets and Pacers Pull Trigger On Blockbuster Trade?

June 25th, 2010
There was a supposed trade proposal between the Indiana Pacers and New Jersey Nets. Indiana would have received Devin Harris, Yi Jianlian, and the #3 pick. New Jersey would've gotten Danny Granger and the #10 pick. Why didn't this trade happen last night? The Pacers would have solved their point guard ...

Ed Davis Drafted by Toronto Raptors to Replace Chris Bosh

June 25th, 2010
The Toronto Raptors were lucky Ed Davis slipped to 13 in the NBA Draft last night. He will fill the big shoes expected to be left by Chris Bosh at power forward. I expect Davis to do well in Toronto while starting at power forward. He and Jose Calderon should form ...

2010 NBA Draft Results: Pacers Select Paul George and Lance Stephenson

June 24th, 2010
The Indiana Pacers drafted Paul George and Lance Stephenson last night. What does that mean for Brandon Rush in Indiana? I don't think Rush will be a Pacer much longer. I believe Rush would take a backseat to Paul George at shooting guard and possibly being the third shooting guard if Lance Stephenson ...

Pacers No. 10 Pick to Oklahoma City for Eric Maynor, 18th, and 21st Picks?

June 24th, 2010
The Indiana Pacers and the Oklahoma City Thunder are in serious talks about sending Eric Maynor, the 18th, and the 21st picks for the No. 10 pick from Indiana. Overall, why not make this deal happen if you're both teams? Oklahoma City gets the big man they covet, in someone like ...

Ekpe Udoh to Warriors?

June 23rd, 2010
According to multiple sources, the Golden State Warriors will select Ekpe Udoh at No.6 in Thursday's NBA Draft. The former Baylor Bear would give them the defensive enforcer they need and the trading away of Corey Maggette opens the door for Udoh to start at small forward. He has the ability to ...