TAG: Kirk Hinrich

GIFs, Smack / Mar 31, 2014 / 10:08 pm

GIF: Benny The Bull Messing With Commentating Rajon Rondo

Benny the Bull, Rajon Rondo

During Boston’s trip to Chicago tonight, Rajon Rondo is inactive — like he has been all season when it’s on the back end of back-to-backs. So Rondo is finding a new way to keep himself occupied. Rajon joined Comcast SportsNet’s Mike Gorman to do some color commentary in the first quarter of tonight’s Bulls-Celtics game. That also meant Benny the Bull got to have a little fun at Rondo’s expense. Read More »

NBA / Jan 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

5 NBA Trades That Should Happen This Season

Kevin Love, Blake Griffin

Kevin Love, Blake Griffin (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports)

Due to the constant trade rumors that swirl around the NBA — I’m looking at you, J.R. — I’ve decided to help a few teams out. Below is a list of fantasy transactions all involving players rumored to be on the trading block this season. In a perfect world, at least my world, these trades would happen. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 2, 2013 / 1:30 pm

Fantasy Basketball: This Week’s 6 Best Pickups (12.2)

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams (photo. Instagram.com/dwillvii)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Nov 25, 2013 / 9:00 am

Fantasy Basketball: This Week’s 5 Best Pickups (11.25)

Kirk Hinrich

Kirk Hinrich (photo. Converse)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

NBA / Nov 5, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The 20 Best Small-Ball Lineups In The NBA

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony, Dime #53

Just a short year ago, we were blessed to watch the USA Men’s basketball team storm into London and pick apart each opponent with a variety of different tactics that emphasized speed and transition defense. Those lineups, at times, were sorely lacking in the height department. We would occasionally find the 6-8 Carmelo Anthony at the center position where he would rebound and “attempt” to guard opposing centers. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Oct 11, 2013 / 10:15 am

During Fan Appreciation Day In Brazil For The Bulls, Joakim Noah Steals The Show

Joakim Noah (photo. Instagram/NBA)

As part of David Stern‘s masterful global games, the Chicago Bulls traveled to Brazil. The NBA’s IG account says this is the Bulls taking the floor for Fan Appreciation Day in Rio,” but it’s really just Joakim Noah‘s opportunity to bounce into the stadium like he just scored a goal. Read More »

NBA / Mar 28, 2013 / 10:00 am

LeBron James Has a Problem With the Chicago Bulls’ Hard Fouls

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Nike Basketball)

Sour grapes? Sore loser? Or does LeBron James have a legitimate gripe? After last night’s upset of the super-streaking Miami Heat at the hands of the Chicago Bulls, James took serious issue with the Bulls’ physical play and hard fouls. Read More »

Smack / Mar 28, 2013 / 1:08 am

The Miami Heat’s Winning Streak Is Over; The Lakers Survive Because Of A Blown Call

Luol Deng

Sometimes you just want to see history. We don’t think anyone would confuse us with Miami Heat fans, but yeah, we were rooting for the Heat to win last night. We wanted to see someone break that 33-game record. Read More »

Hit List, NBA / Mar 11, 2013 / 1:00 pm

NBA Power Rankings, Vol. 4: No One Can Touch The Miami Heat

LeBron James

Andre Drummond (photo. adidas)

Ranking the NBA from worst to first…

30. Charlotte Bobcats (13-50) Last week: 30, - The Bobcats had five games last week and they went 0-5. They lost by an average of 22 points in the stretch that included games against Sacramento, Portland and Washington. Well done, Charlotte. Read More »

Smack / Feb 2, 2013 / 2:00 am

Indiana Has Miami’s Number; Rudy Gay Makes A Splash In Toronto

NBA Hardwood Classics

NBA Hardwood Classics (photo. adidas)

Say what you will about the Heat’s rebounding problems against bigger teams such as Indiana this season, but the Heat’s turnovers are reliably the larger indicator for its wins or losses. That’s why its 102-89 loss to Indiana was a little worrisome even if LeBron (28 points) and Dwyane Wade (17 points) sounded afterward as if they’d just lost a charity game, insisting it’s no big deal at all. Read More »