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Is the hype of the NBA wearing off for International players?

Is the hype of the NBA wearing off for International players?

June 28th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water I wasn’t overly surprised to hear the rumor that Jorge Garbajosa was on the outs with the Toronto Raptors and may return to play basketball professionally in Europe, following the debacle over rehabbing his leg injury. Then news of Juan Carlos Navarro heading back to Spain to once again [...]

June 29, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 7

Is Ben Gordon headed to the New York Knicks? | The Hoop Doctors Rumor Patrol

Is Ben Gordon headed to the New York Knicks? | The Hoop Doctors Rumor Patrol

June 28, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious The streaky, but hot shooting Ben Gordon may be the next player on the New York Knicks wish list. Since the end of the 2008 NBA Draft when the Chicago Bulls selected point guard Derrick Rose with the #1 overall pick, Bulls GM John Paxson has been on the [...]

June 28, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 11

Dreams, Trades, Surprises, Boo’s, and Broken Hearts – NBA Draft 2008

Dreams, Trades, Surprises, Boo’s, and Broken Hearts  – NBA Draft 2008

June 27, 2008 – Dr. Dime Well there were very few surprises at the top end of this year’s draft. Almost every mock draft board I reviewed had some combination of Derrick Rose, Michael Beasley, and O.J. Mayo as the Top 3 picks, most mock’s having that specific order. What came next was surely a [...]

June 27, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 2

Will the Miami Heat select O.J. Mayo or Michael Beasley with #2 Pick in NBA Draft 2008?

Will the Miami Heat select O.J. Mayo or Michael Beasley with #2 Pick in NBA Draft 2008?

June 26th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water Most of the experts have already penciled in Chicago native Derrick Rose as the Bulls first choice for their top draft pick in tonight’s NBA Draft 2008. So that leaves the other leading candidate, Michael Beasley from Kansas State, as the obvious choice as the Miami Heat’s #2 pick [...]

June 26, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 0

Jermaine O’Neal Traded to Toronto Raptors for TJ Ford!

Jermaine O’Neal Traded to Toronto Raptors for TJ Ford!

June 26th, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap Well we have our first significant off-season trade folks! Earlier this week we reported the ongoing trade discussions between the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers regarding a potential Jermaine O’Neal for TJ Ford swap. Well as of yesterday evening the deal is official. Provided both players pass their medical [...]

June 26, 2008 Anklesnap Dr. Anklesnap 8

Top 10 NBA Players in History Not Drafted in First Round | Dr. Browntorious

Top 10 NBA Players in History Not Drafted in First Round | Dr. Browntorious

June 25th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Tomorrow will be the biggest day in a group of young athlete’s lives. But with great joy and happiness for some, will undoubtedly come great disappointment and concern for others. I’m talking about the life changing day of the NBA Draft. Over the years there have been many draft [...]

June 25, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 29

O’Neal to the Raptors; and O’Neal Raps! | The Hoop Doctors NBA Rumor Patrol

O’Neal to the Raptors; and O’Neal Raps! | The Hoop Doctors NBA Rumor Patrol

June 24th, 2008 – Dr. Dime Last night I was thinking about the latest trade rumor involving the Indiana Pacers franchise player Jermaine O’Neal and the Toronto Raptors. For some odd reason every time I thought “O’Neal to the Raps” my mind kept trailing off to the recently surfaced “O’Neal Raps!” video on TMZ that [...]

June 24, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 9

Beijing Olympics 2008 | Team USA to be announced today

Beijing Olympics 2008 | Team USA to be announced today

June 23rd, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap Today is the day where Olympic aspirations and dreams come true. Or on the other side of the coin they are put off for another four years. At some point this morning Team USA Managing Director Jerry Colangelo and Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski will hold a press conference to [...]

June 23, 2008 Anklesnap Dr. Anklesnap 9

Wade to Bulls? | The Hoop Doctors Rumor Patrol

Wade to Bulls? | The Hoop Doctors Rumor Patrol

June 22, 2008 – Dr. J-Water A few weeks ago we heard the extremely far-fetched rumor that the Miami Heat may consider trading young superstar Dwayne Wade to his hometown Chicago Bulls. It seems as crazy now as it did a few weeks ago, however the rumor has resurfaced as of late in multiple mainstream [...]

June 22, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 7

“Jerry’s Kids” – Suns and Raptors working the pre-draft phones

“Jerry’s Kids” – Suns and Raptors working the pre-draft phones

June 20th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Every day that passes as we get closer to the June 26th NBA draft date, the trade talks and possibilities for roster shake-ups for GM’s to either improve their position in the draft or to bring in key veterans is increasing. However, there are probably no GM’s that are [...]

June 20, 2008 Anklesnap Blogs 6