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Tracy McGrady Won’t Help the Rockets

December 10th, 2009
With news that Tracy McGrady is nearing playing condition, the Houston Rockets find themselves in a difficult situation. Their team has looked good so far this year, despite the loss of both McGrady and Yao Ming, and management seemed content with what they have based on their hesitancy to throw T-Mac back ...

New Orleans Hornets Buzz: Grading Each and Every Player

December 9th, 2009
Twenty games have come and gone in this NBA season and it’s time to evaluate how all the New Orleans Hornets' players have performed. No need to waste any time, so here we go: Hilton Armstrong: He’s shown almost no improvement in his three plus years in the league and at this ...

Six Months Later: Grading the 2009 NBA Draft Picks (Part 1)

December 7th, 2009
With the six month anniversary of the 2009 NBA draft approaching, it seems an appropriate time to look back and evaluate the decions made by NBA teams. In the first of four slideshows judging the quality of picks, we will be taking a look at the top ten picks and how ...

Greg Oden Injury Means He Is Officially a Bust

December 6th, 2009
With Greg Oden's most recent knee injury it's become apparent that he is an injury prone player. Fans may argue that he's simply unlucky, unfortunate to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, but knee injuries have a tendency to recur and he is showing that his body doesn't ...

Chris Paul: The Smartest Player in the NBA

December 6th, 2009
When one thinks of a basketball genius, Chris Paul's name has to come to mind. Standing at only six feet tall, he takes advantage of rules that taller players don't even think to do. What makes him so smart?   The Two and One When there are 50 seconds or less left in any quarter, Paul takes full ...

Wake Up, Mr. West: What is Wrong With David West?

December 4th, 2009
  For some reason, David West changed his theme song this year. His old one, a three second snip by Kanye West, told him to "Wake up Mr. West." It's time for D-West to bring back the classic old song, because his alarm clock isn't doing its job. In the past five season David West has ...

Good News for Hornets, Fantasy Owners: Chris Paul Expected Back Soon

December 3rd, 2009
Expect to see Chris Paul, the star point guard of the New Orleans Hornets return from his injury shortly. Prior to the Lakers game on Tuesday, Paul was seen on the court shooting jump shots. He also was working on his dribbling and some spin moves, while moving at a good pace. The inflatable ...

Rookie Comparison: Darren Collison vs. Chris Paul

December 2nd, 2009
Here in New Orleans, we know point guards. Let's face it—In Chris Paul, we have the best one in the league. CP3 has been so dominant in his short career that as of now his only real equals statistically are historically great players such as Oscar Robinson and Magic Johnson. So why am ...

What We Have Learned In Chris Paul’s Absence

November 30th, 2009
Since the departure of Byron Scott and the injury to the holy one (CP3), the Hornets have fared rather well. So well in fact, that many are coming to the conclusion that Byron Scott was the problem. How can a team that looked so pitiful even when their best player was on ...

Best NBA Players of the 00’s

November 30th, 2009
As part of an ongoing series we will be looking at which player had the best decade. There were four stars who were in their primes during these years, all of whom had multiple all star appearances, MVP's, championships and too many accolades to fit in this little text box. I ...