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NBA’s Eastern Conference will be bolstered as top Free-Agents begin to sign

July 5th, 2010
Power forward Amar’e Stoudemire will sign a contract with the New York Knicks worth $100 million over the next five years, a ridiculously lucrative deal. Star guard Joe Johnson signed a $119 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks as well, and many more triple-figure deals will be inked by this summer’s ...

Millions of Dollars Fly on First Day of NBA’s Free Agency Period

July 1st, 2010
Here are five signs of the apocalypse: Darko Milicic, who has averaged five points and four rebounds per game for his career, just signed a four-year, $20 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rudy Gay signed a max contract with the Memphis Grizzlies worth $82 million over five years. Amir Johnson ...

NBA Executive: Bulls Are Frontrunners For LeBron; Bosh May Join Jim,

June 27th, 2010
When LeBron James walked off the court after a Game Six defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtics, I thought this would not be his final game as a Cleveland Cavalier. Their season was over, and free-agency awaited, but I didn’t believe he would leave his home-state team ...

2010 NBA Mock Draft: Where the Chips Will Fall

June 23rd, 2010
Electric point guard John Wall will be taken with the No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2010 NBA Draft, even though there is question whether he could mesh with guard Gilbert Arenas. All indications are that versatile guard Evan Turner will be taken with the second pick by ...

2010 NBA Champions: Ron Artest Leads Charge, Lakers defeat Celtics To Win Title

June 18th, 2010
The first half of Game 7 of the NBA Finals was hard to watch. The Los Angeles Lakers missed more than 30 shots and shot 26 percent, but climbed within striking distance of the Boston Celtics because of their incredible offensive rebounding. It was hideous basketball. It wasn’t just that ...

Behind Nelson, Howard, Orlando Magic Stave Off Celtics, Keep Season Alive

May 24th, 2010
Jameer Nelson , a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, watched his Philadelphia Flyers fall behind 3-0 in their series against the Boston Bruins. As his Orlando Magic took care of the Cleveland Cavaliers in their second round matchup, he witnessed those same Flyers, a team that made the ...

Dallas Mavericks Expect Dirk To Opt Out; Predicted Landing Spots for Free Agents

May 22nd, 2010
Dirk Nowitzki , the Dallas Mavericks longtime star power forward, is expected to opt out of the final year of his contract, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein . If he does so, the 11-year veteran and nine-time All-Star will join one of the best free-agent classes in NBA history. Where will ...

New Jersey Nets Miss Out on John Wall as Washington Wizards Win NBA Lottery

May 18th, 2010
This past season was a nightmare for the Washington Wizards. Star Gilbert Arenas was charged with a felony after his gun fiasco with Javaris Crittenton in the locker room. The team traded fringe All-Stars Caron Butler and Antawn Jamison to shed salary in their effort to rebuild. And owner Abe ...

So Close! Butler Loses Championship to Duke in Heartbreaking Fashion

April 5th, 2010
Every expert on ESPN picked Duke. Every one of them was quoted as saying something to the effect of “For Butler to stay close…” The underdog playing at home, the Bulldogs of Butler, had more than just the outside chance they were given, and they proved it. They matched Duke nearly point ...

Fear the Deer! Streaking Milwaukee Bucks Will Be Dangerous Come Playoff Time

March 23rd, 2010
Michael Redd is no longer leading the Bucks.  A new kid on the block has emerged to lead them to the playoffs. Michael Redd is and has always been one of my favorite players. He’s a lefty; I’m a lefty. But that’s not the only reason. Though through the years he’s ...