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NBA / Feb 10, 2014 / 2:15 pm

The 10 Biggest Surprises & Disappointments Of The NBA Season

Greg Oden

Greg Oden (Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports)

A little more than halfway through the year and we, the NBA fanbase, have been subject to a few surprises and disappointments we surely didn’t see leading into the 2013-14 season. As far as how the season has gone thus far, a majority of it has been expected. The teams we expected to be at the top of the East are there, and the same goes for most of the West, with the exception of Portland, stunning opponents with some incredible shooting. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 12, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Nets Forward Messes With LeBron James On Twitter

Mirza Teletovic, Michael Beasley, LeBron James

Mirza Teletovic, Michael Beasley, LeBron James (Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)

During Friday night’s double OT Nets victory over the visiting Heat, LeBron James became enraged and pretended to go after Nets forward Mirza Teletovic after he collared LeBron around the neck late in the game. After the game, Teletovic posted a pic of the incident on Twitter with a winking message. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 30, 2013 / 11:00 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (12.30)

Ersan Ilyasova

Ersan Ilyasova (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports)

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 »

Latest News, NBA / Oct 14, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Nets Coach Jason Kidd Says “It’s Great” Mirza Teletovic & Andray Blatche Scuffled At Practice

Andray Blatche

Andray Blatche (photo. Instagram/drayday7)

The Nets have a lot of new faces in Brooklyn this year as Mikhail Prokhorov goes all in to bring the first championship to the Nets franchise after they merged with the NBA. With all the new faces, it’s understandable that some players wouldn’t get along. Mirza Teletovic and Andray Blatche got into a scuffle during practice yesterday, and like most fights in the NBA, no punches were thrown. Read More »

NBA, Video / Oct 9, 2013 / 9:00 am

Deron Williams Sideline Push-Ups After Mirza Teletovic 3-Pointer

DwillPushUp

Mirza Teletovic is third on the depth chart at power forward for the Brooklyn Nets, behind Kevin Garnett and Reggie Evans. But when he hit a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter of the Nets-Wizards preseason game last night, the Nets bench motioned towards Deron Williams, and he dropped to the floor to do push-ups. Read More »

Smack / Jan 28, 2013 / 11:50 pm

Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.

Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay (photo. Douglas Sonders)

The last time Rudy Gay posted up Evan Turner, the Sixers appointed nerd damn near ripped Gay’s arm out of his socket. That was back in 2011, and since then, Gay, Zach Randolph and the Grizz can’t go a week without someone pointing out that their marriage is doomed for failure. This time, the Gay-on-Turner post-up worked out a little better in Memphis’ three-point win in Philadelphia. Read More »

NBA / Oct 10, 2012 / 3:30 pm

The Question Every Eastern Conference Team Needs Answered This Preseason

Carmelo Anthony

Preseason is when teams want to work through mistakes and identify the most pressing issues. Camps have now given way to games, which offer a different level of looking at a team’s identity. It would be asking for the impossible to have every problem identified, let alone remedied, by the end of October; the best-case scenario is to simply not carry too many from the start into the season. What should every team be asking itself during the preseason? We’ve got you covered. Today, we look at the Eastern Conference. Read More »

NBA / Sep 13, 2012 / 11:30 am

The Best $9 Million The Brooklyn Nets Ever Spent

Josh Childress

Josh Childress

We all know the Nets made moves this summer — both literally and figuratively. Even those who paid just minimal attention are aware of the Joe Johnson acquisition, the re-signings of Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Gerald Wallace, and the big move to Brooklyn. What those who paid just minimal attention may not have noticed, however, is what the Nets were able to do between July 11th and September 11th. Read More »

2012 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 4, 2012 / 1:30 pm

The Nets’ Other Deal: Mirza Teletovic’s Top 5 Euroleague Plays

Mirza Teletovic

Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic is a 6-9 player who badly wants to play in the NBA. On Tuesday morning, before Deron Williams‘ announcement to re-sign with the Nets stole all the headlines, Teletovic was an important, under-the-radar addition in principle. But who is this guy? Read More »