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Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Oct 26, 2011 / 11:00 am

NBA Fantasy Team Analysis: The Washington Wizards

John Wall

The Washington Wizards rounds out our rundown of fantasy basketball analysis for each NBA team. The Wizards are led by a talented point guard who supposedly has an improved shot, along with two big men who’ve struggled so far to truly break through in any real way. Though the rest of the roster’s fantasy potential is a bit hazy, one thing is certain: a rookie’s girlfriend is about to take the NBA by storm. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Aug 29, 2011 / 12:00 pm

NBPA Vice President: “We’re $7.6 Billion Apart Right Now”

NBA Lockout

In case you needed a reminder of how bad the outlook is for the NBA lockout, just talk to eight-year NBA veteran Maurice Evans. The vice president of the NBA Players Association, who’s been in and out of the League since 2001 and made under $14 million for his career, joined Fox Sports Radio to discuss where the lockout stands, what the biggest deal breaker is at this point and if he thinks more players will head overseas. Let’s just say it’s not looking good. Read More »

Smack / Jul 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Andrew Bynum Is Now A Centerpiece; Overseas Jobs For Players Are Scarce

Dwyane Wade

The pickings just keep getting smaller. No matter what you think will happen over the next few months – will NBA guys warm up to the idea of playing somewhere outside the NBA or will they decide against it? – the fact remains that the majority of them won’t be able to play there. Yes, won’t. No, it has nothing to do with on-court talent, the ability to mesh into a team system or even the possibility that they come over and outshine the entire team. It’s just that there really aren’t that many jobs available. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Feb 24, 2011 / 11:30 am

Fantasy Trade Analysis: Baron Davis, Mo Williams & Kirk Hinrich

Baron Davis

There are obviously aftershocks from the big deals involving Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams earlier this week. With a few hours left before the trade deadline passes, there are more deals to discuss, involving guys like Baron Davis, Mo Williams and Kirk Hinrich. Here are quick takes on the implications that fantasy owners should pay attention to. Read More »

NBA / Feb 23, 2011 / 7:00 pm

NBA Trade Rumor: Kirk Hinrich To Atlanta

Kirk Hinrich

UPDATE: Apparently there was a Crawford involved, but not one named Jamal. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports, Hawks rookie Jordan Crawford, along with Mike Bibby, Maurice Evans and a 2011 first-round pick, have been sent to Washington for Hinrich and Hilton Armstrong.

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There have been rumors swirling all day that Kirk Hinrich could be on the move, but no one seemed to know who he would be traded for. Now, according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, it appears the deal would be Hinrich for Jamal Crawford and his expiring contract. Read More »

NBA / Nov 1, 2010 / 12:00 pm

NBA’s Best Halloween Costumes

Donte Greene

After posting Paul Pierce‘s Halloween costume last night, it appears he wasn’t the only NBA player who got dressed up. After the jump, check out the NBA’s best Halloween costumes, which clearly shows the Celtics and Hawks are the winners. Read More »

College, High School / Aug 19, 2009 / 3:44 pm

Meet The No. 1 Pick In The 2013 NBA Draft

Photo. Thad Allton / The Topeka Capital-Journal

At one time in his life, LeBron James was just simply LeBron James. Back when he was growing up in Akron, Ohio playing basketball at the local community center, without Sports Illustrated knocking on his front door and asking to put him on their cover, Bron was just a kid who loved to play basketball and happened to be pretty good at it. But the world we live in today is always looking for the Next Big Thing and sometimes they’re harder to find than others. Don’t worry though, I was able to find him in Wichita, Kansas and his name is Perry Ellis. Read More »