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Pelicans Entering Tank Mode A Little Too Late

Pelicans Entering Tank Mode A Little Too Late

Damn. What’s a four-letter word for “this totally sucks, but it wouldn’t have sucked if it had happened a tad sooner?” Yeah, let’s stick with damn while really thinking about dropping F-Bombs. In untimely fashion, the New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday that Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon will miss the remainder of this season: The [...]

April 11, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Brett Brown: It’s ‘Really Important’ Sixers Land Star in Draft

Brett Brown: It’s ‘Really Important’ Sixers Land Star in Draft

Tanking is done for a reason in the NBA. Remember that. Never forget it. Deliberate losing is not supposed to be done in vain. A light is supposed to exist at the end of the tunnel, in the NBA draft, where a future superstar theoretically waits. That’s why teams tank. That’s why they lose, why [...]

April 10, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

John Calipari to Lakers Rumors Get Weird

John Calipari to Lakers Rumors Get Weird

Bad timing much? Before Kentucky ceded national championship bragging rights to UConn Monday night, untimely rumors started swirling. It began when former Kentucky star Rex Chapman tweeted that “win or lose” against UConn, John Calipari was already planning on coaching the Los Angeles Lakers next season: Was messin' 'round on Sat nite re: Cal. But [...]

April 8, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kyrie Irving Says He and Dion Waiters Are ‘Best of Friends’

Kyrie Irving Says He and Dion Waiters Are ‘Best of Friends’

Take that, Josh Gordon. The Cleveland Browns wideout caused quite a stir when he made some pointed comments about the deteriorating relationship between Cleveland Cavaliers guards Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters During an interview with ESPN, per the Akron Beacon Journal‘s Jason Lloyd, Gordon said that Waiters told him a “rift” between the two existed. [...]

April 7, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Felton on J.R. Smith’s 22 3-Point Attempts: ‘Jesus Christ’

Felton on J.R. Smith’s 22 3-Point Attempts: ‘Jesus Christ’

Not even Jesus Christ can save the New York Knicks now. Then again, Raymond Felton isn’t asking him to. J.R. Smith launched an NBA-record 22 three-pointers during the Knicks’ Sunday afternoon loss to the Miami Heat. So, wow. He drilled 11 of them, also setting the Knicks franchise record for made three-pointers in a single [...]

April 7, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Tony Parker Says Duncan and Ginobili Will Play Next Season

Tony Parker Says Duncan and Ginobili Will Play Next Season

Side with Tony Parker on this one. Trust me, you’re going to hope he’s right. But you’re also going to have suspicions that he’s wrong. In an interview with basket-infos.com, Parker said that he knows Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will return to play next season for the San Antonio Spurs. Here’s exactly what he [...]

April 4, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kings Owner Has Plan to Stop NBA Teams From Tanking

Kings Owner Has Plan to Stop NBA Teams From Tanking

Tanking is not an epidemic in the NBA, but it does exist. Under the current lottery system, how could it not? Rebuilding teams have an incentive to lose if they want a high draft pick. It’s that simple. Some people despise it, others are indifferent to it and a few even embrace it. I would [...]

April 4, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Melo and Jackson Haven’t Talked Knicks Future Yet

Melo and Jackson Haven’t Talked Knicks Future Yet

Why do now what you can put off until later? That’s the mantra Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony are apparently parroting at this point. Though the two have held dialogues, they’ve yet to talk about the free-agent-to-be’s future with the New York Knicks. Here’s what Jackson had to say on their contact, per ESPN New [...]

April 3, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

LeBron Plans to Play All of Heat’s Remaining Games

LeBron Plans to Play All of Heat’s Remaining Games

There is no rest for the weary. This is, of course, assuming LeBron James is weary. Let’s just be safe, and stay blunt: There will be no rest for LeBron James. At this point of the NBA’s regular season, coaches of playoff teams are more inclined to rest their stars. Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra [...]

April 3, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Thibs Thinks Joakim Noah Deserves MVP Consideration

Thibs Thinks Joakim Noah Deserves MVP Consideration

The NBA MVP race isn’t fun. Don’t get me wrong, it’s fun and it’s not fun. Watching LeBron James and Kevin Durant duke it out for MVP honors is most definitely fun. Knowing they’re the only two legitimate participants is not fun. Once in a while, it’s nice to not know who the MVP will [...]

April 1, 2014 dfavale Dan Favale 0