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Daniel Orton Interview: Orlando Magic Summer League

August 24th, 2010
Daniel Orton did not have a smooth summer. Sure, it came with some great things, such as getting drafted into the NBA with a top team in the Orlando Magic. He was just finishing his freshman year at Kentucky, after a deep run in the NCAA tournament. Then things started to ...

Paul George Interview: Indiana Pacers’ New Rookie (Video)

August 19th, 2010
Paul George is working to establish himself and prove that Larry Bird was right in making him a top pick. Despite not having the same notoriety as other players, George had a solid summer league and Bird, who was present for the games, was happy with the initial play from ...

Lance Stephenson Interview: Born Ready in the NBA (Video)

August 12th, 2010
Lance Stephenson has been a known basketball phenom for many years, despite having his detractors. Drafted in the second round by the Indiana Pacers in this year's NBA draft, he landed a contract  and place on the Pacers roster and had a solid summer league playing in front of Larry Bird ...

For Your Own Sake, Stay In Cleveland, Lebron

July 2nd, 2010
When Kevin Garnett was asked, just minutes after he and the Boston Celtics had dispatched the Cavaliers from the playoffs, what he thought Lebron James should do in the impending free agency period, Garnett advised Lebron to leave the idea of loyalty behind and go out and find a ...

2010 NBA Draft News: Cousin’s Maturity Issues, Wall’s Poise On Display

June 7th, 2010
With all the drama involved on NBA Draft night, you'd think media members would flock to New York for the event. But with a wave of pre-draft workouts, missed interviews, and unbelievable moves, this year's wild NBA Draft already resembles a reality show.Begin Slideshow

Zach Randolph Indicated In Indiana Drug Bust

May 26th, 2010
The initial reports, if true, could spell deep trouble for Memphis big man Zach Randolph, who, according to the Fox affiliate in Memphis, TN, has been implicated in a drug bust.  This isn't just a case of knowing the wrong person or having someone in your circle who has an unsavory ...

Undiscovered Talent: Overseas Camp Scouting Reports

May 26th, 2010
Again, thanks to James Blackburn for his work scouting the 2010 Overseas Evaluation Camp. Here’s James' player evaluations from the camp, which he not only covered for us, but also was a camp scout. These players were some of the top performers of the camp and definitely improved their stock ...

2010 NBA Mock Draft: Full NBA Draft Lottery Results Edition

May 18th, 2010
The dream of the NBA lottery is to land the next franchise star that the team can build around, and someday help to hang a championship banner. If not creating a winner, NBA teams also hope that the new blood will be able to infuse energy into their fan base ...

The King Is Dead? LeBron Surrenders His Crown

May 12th, 2010
Several years ago, I was met with vocal opposition as I railed against the NBA’s sudden explosion of drafting high school kids. My argument, which hasn't wavered since, was based on two core tenets: NBA scouts were drafting on hype, not actual ability Players need some experience in a top-down, coaching ...

For New Jersey Nets, It’s All about Forgetting This Year

May 4th, 2010
The 2009-2010 season for the New Jersey Nets can be described as an unmitigated disaster. The Nets spent the vast majority of the very long NBA season fretting that they would win less games than the infamous 1972-73 Philadelphia '76rs, a team that only won nine games behind Fred Carter’s 20 ...