Author Archive

Melo Drama: Why New York Has Struggled Since the Mega-Deal for Carmelo Anthony

March 26th, 2011
A superstar wants out for months, denied it, but quietly wanted a trade and even caused a ruckus behind the scenes. Updates from Yahoo! Sports and ESPN every day of rumored destinations from Los Angeles, Dallas, Portland and New Jersey to, eventually, his landing to New York. ...

Running with the Bulls: Chicago Potential Title Run

March 18th, 2011
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post talking about title contenders. In my east section, I listed Chicago as one of my contenders, but I couldn’t see them pull it out. The biggest reason? The Bulls need a shooting guard. With experience guards like Jason Richardson, Ray ...

Kevin Love’s Contract Extension: What Is Superstar Money in the NBA Today?

March 5th, 2011
Check out: www.nbastateofmind.wordpress.com for more of my writings. Despite the talk of cutting back and looking for smarter contracts, general managers still are struggling with this concept. For the 15 years I watched the NBA, I’ve always been confused as to how 30 people don’t understand how to keep ...

NBA Season Previews- Atlantic Division

August 7th, 2010
After my NBA Top 50 rankings ( check it out on Sircharlesincharge), I decided it's best to start my season previews. Instead of doing team by team, I decided to go with division by division. Let's start with the Atlantic Division. Only one team made the playoffs out of the Atlantic ...

Spur Of The Moment: San Antonio Reloads Again

June 26th, 2010
Once again, the smart teams win and the dumb teams lose in the 2010 NBA Draft. Teams like Los Angeles, Oklahoma City and Portland did well while teams like New York, Minnesota, and Golden State continue to dazzle us with bad picks. One team who won this years' draft? San Antonio. ...

Paul Pushing: Why New Jersey Must Push to Get Chris Paul

June 22nd, 2010
The Nets went 12-70 last season. Nets fans became excited with the thought of adding Kentucky superstar John Wall to New Jersey until they received the No. 3 overall pick. Right now the Nets have many expendable pieces. With the rumors of New Orleans courting calls for Chris Paul, the Nets have ...

Top Five Things New York Must Do To Sign LeBron James

June 19th, 2010
Of all the teams in the LBJ race, NY is the team with the biggest holes. Here are the five things NY must do to add LeBron James to the roster.Begin Slideshow

Thunder Booming: The Perfect OKC Draft

June 12th, 2010
The Oklahoma City Thunder went from the third overall pick to the playoffs and a tip in away from going to game seven with the Western Conference Champions. The Thunder have now three top 33 draft picks and could make damage with this draft. For one, this draft is loaded. There are ...

Orlando Magic: What Could Have Been?

May 9th, 2010
Hindsight is 20/20. NBA fans will always look at the greatest what ifs in history. "What if Len Bias never died?" "What if Tim Duncan went to Orlando?" "What if Portland took Durant over Oden?" Well, I have another one. This one isin't as bad as the three I mentioned. The Orlando Magic are ...

LeBron James Not Coming To New York Knicks: What’s Our Backup Plan?

March 2nd, 2010
As of right now, LeBron James is applying to change his jersey number from 23 to six. This means LeBron will most likely remain in Cleveland for the 2010-2011 season. Whoa, calm down NY fans, there are things we can do to prepare for the worst. Right now, were actually in ...