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2011 NBA Draft: Los Angeles Lakers Must Address Point Guard Position in Draft

March 18th, 2011
The Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the top teams in the NBA for the past three seasons, primarily as result of the play of NBA MVP candidate Kobe Bryant, center Andrew Bynum and point guard Derek Fisher. However, Fisher's performance has steadily declined over the past few seasons, leading ...

Orlando Magic Trades Could Make Them Legitimate NBA Finals Contenders

December 18th, 2010
The Orlando Magic have completed a major day of wheeling and dealing, and despite the number of premier players on the move to their new destinations, the Magic's new acquisitions could propel them back into NBA Finals contention. To quickly summarize the situation, the Magic will acquire disgruntled Wizards PG/SG Gilbert ...

Phoenix Suns Extend Head Coach Alvin Gentry’s Contract through 2013

September 23rd, 2010
According to CBSSports.com, the Phoenix Suns have extended head coach Alvin Gentry's contract through the 2013 season. Gentry led the Suns to a 54-28 record last season in his first full year as coach, but the Suns' potential is in flux as a result of Amar'e Stoudemire leaving to join the ...

NBA Free Agency: Los Angeles Lakers Sign Free Agent Matt Barnes To Deal

July 23rd, 2010
Orlando Magic reserve Matt Barnes has ended his free agency roller coaster ride as he has decided to sign a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.  The terms of the deal are undisclosed but Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the contract is for two years and is worth $3.6 million. Barnes ...

2010 NBA Offseason Update: Winners and Losers

July 19th, 2010
The 2010 NBA offseason is about halfway finished, so I have decided to construct a list of winners and losers, complete with in-depth analysis.   Winners: Miami Heat: What can I say? The Miami Heat are in the process of having one the best off-seasons in years in any sport. Pat Riley showcased ...

Breaking News: Ray Allen Agrees To Resign With Boston Celtics

July 7th, 2010
The Celtics "Big Three" is now completely intact. Ray Allen has agreed to a two-year, 20 million dollar contract with the Boston Celtics. He will receive 10 million dollars per year in this new contract. Allen, 34, is likely entering his last productive season so this contract is definitely a risky move. This ...

NBA Free Agent Analysis: Amar’e Stoudemire Agrees To Deal With New York Knicks

July 5th, 2010
The New York Knicks made the first real splash in the free agency frenzy by reaching an agreement with Amar'e Stoudemire in which he will recieve a five-year, 99.7 million dollar contract, the richest deal Stoudemire can recieve. But does Stoudemire deserve a maximum contract? Even though Amar'e has a reputation for putting up ...

Paul Pierce, Dirk Nowitzki Agree to Contracts: Team Outlooks

July 4th, 2010
Two key agreements occurred today. No, not LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, but Paul Pierce and Dirk Nowitzki reportedly agreed to contracts with the Celtics and Mavericks, respectively. Now here are a few things that Boston and Dallas have to do now that these agreements are settled. Both will return ...

Celtics, Paul Pierce Agree On Four Year Deal

July 2nd, 2010
Paul Pierce has agreed to a four year, 61 million dollar extension with the Boston Celtics according to multiple reports. He will be 36 years old when this new contract expires so he will most likely finish out his career in a Celtics uniform. This signing leaves the Celtics with one ...

Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Phil Jackson Will Return Next Season

July 1st, 2010
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson will return next season to compete for the fourth three-peat of his career. Jackson, 64, was mulling retirement this offseason, citing health concerns. The Lakers will return next season with the same core players that it took for them to win the 2010 NBA Finals ...