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NBA Pre-Draft Trade Rumors Heating Up

NBA Pre-Draft Trade Rumors Heating Up

June 5th, 2008 – Dr. Dime Every year around this time the trade rumors start taking flight with the anticipation of the NBA draft. With the exception of the mid-season trade deadline, there is nothing better than the pre-draft workouts to get NBA team executives thinking long and hard about the future of their franchise [...]

June 5, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 28

NBA Finals 2008 – Can Kobe Bryant Guard Ray Allen?

NBA Finals 2008 – Can Kobe Bryant Guard Ray Allen?

June 3, 2008 – Dr. J-Water Kobe Bryant has not been named to the NBA’s first team all defense 6 times out of his 12 seasons in the league without rightfully being recognized as one of the NBA’s elite defenders. Kobe’s reputation as a quality defender was solidified in last summer’s Olympic qualifying tournament for [...]

June 3, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 7

NBA Finals 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap’s Keys to the Series

NBA Finals 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap’s Keys to the Series

June 1, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap All season long there has been a build-up of excitement towards the potential for the most successful franchise in NBA history, the Boston Celtics, to possibly get back to the NBA’s greatest stage, the NBA Finals. With an NBA best 16 NBA championship titles under their belt, the Boston [...]

June 1, 2008 Anklesnap Dr. Anklesnap 6

NBA Finals 2008: Los Angeles Lakers are Gold!

NBA Finals 2008: Los Angeles Lakers are Gold!

May 31, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious The best there is, possibly to become the best there was, and who knows eventually he could be the best there will ever be – Kobe Bryant. Although there is much debate already amongst The Hoop Doctors on the eventual outcome of the NBA Finals, there is no doubt [...]

May 31, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 23

Eastern Conference Game 5: Perkins channels legend Bill Russell, Allen shoots the lights out

Eastern Conference Game 5: Perkins channels legend Bill Russell, Allen shoots the lights out

May 29th, 2008 – Dr. Dime All year the media has been comparing this year’s “Big Three” of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen to the original Celtic “Big Three” of Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish. Well if you like to talk about historic comparisons, last night in the Eastern Conference Finals [...]

May 29, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 2

Lakers-Spurs Game 4: Brent Barry on fire, not enough as Lakers steal one for 3-1 series lead

Lakers-Spurs Game 4: Brent Barry on fire, not enough as Lakers steal one for 3-1 series lead

May 27th, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap The sports blogging world and even some mainstream media folks have been more fixated the last few days on the Kobe Bryant affair rumor than on Kobe and the LA Lakers competitive western conference final pairing with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. Kobe has been the subject of [...]

May 28, 2008 Anklesnap Dr. Anklesnap 9

Celtics-Pistons Game 4: “Mr. Big Shot” Never Disappoints

Celtics-Pistons Game 4: “Mr. Big Shot” Never Disappoints

May 26th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Lately when I watch NBA playoff games I can’t help but think that no matter what the 2008 season is destined to finish with a throwback to one of the greatest and most consistent rivalries in the history of the NBA. The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers. [...]

May 27, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 3

The Hoop Doctors NBA Mock Draft 2008

The Hoop Doctors NBA Mock Draft 2008

Draft Order Team Projection Position Stat Line 1. Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose PG 14.9ppg, 4.7apg, 4.5rpg At 6’4”, Derrick’s above average size and quickness for a point guard will make a tough cover for any opposing point guard. Given Rose is a Chicago Native, Paxson better get this one right or Bulls fans will lose [...]

May 26, 2008 admin Blogs 14

Celtics – Pistons Game 2: Jesus Shuttlesworth is Back!!

Celtics – Pistons Game 2: Jesus Shuttlesworth is Back!!

May 22nd, 2008 – Dr. Dime All year I’ve heard people talk about the regular season and first two rounds of the Eastern Conference playoffs being a mere formality for the Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons, as it would be an inevitable meeting of these two defensive specialists. Well I kept telling people not to [...]

May 22, 2008 admin Blogs 3

Lakers vs. Spurs Game 1: Kobe, Better Late than Never!

Lakers vs. Spurs Game 1: Kobe, Better Late than Never!

May 22nd, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious After watching Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals tonight between the LA Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, I felt like I just had some strange form of NBA déjà vu. Haven’t the Spurs already played this team? Hmmm…. Oops wait, their opponents jerseys are a different color this [...]

May 22, 2008 admin Blogs 7