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Should Ray Allen have received the NBA Finals MVP?

Should Ray Allen have received the NBA Finals MVP?

June 18th, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap I know, I know, I know, none of the “Beantown Trio” (Garnett no longer wants to be called The Big Three) really care who wins the Finals MVP award, as each of their ultimate goals was to win the NBA Championship. These guys put their individual statistical tracking aside [...]

June 18, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 19

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

Chicago Bulls win Draft Lottery with only a 1.7% chance!

Chicago Bulls win Draft Lottery with only a 1.7% chance!

May 20th, 2008 – Dr. J-Water The Chicago Bulls tonight won the NBA Draft Lottery. Yes, you read that correctly. After finishing with the leagues 9th worst record and a 33-49 regular season mark, the Bulls had only a 1.7% chance of winning the NBA draft lottery. Since 1994 when the lottery format was brought [...]

May 21, 2008 admin Blogs 2

Is Baron Davis leaving the Golden State Warriors this Summer?

Is Baron Davis leaving the Golden State Warriors this Summer?

May 11th, 2008 – Dr. Dime Baron Davis has one more year left on his six year, $84 million contract extension he signed with the New Orleans Hornets, before getting traded to the Golden State Warriors. What some fans in Golden State weren’t aware of regarding Davis’ contract is the player option he has to [...]

May 11, 2008 admin Blogs 7

San Antonio Spurs Reputation Audit: Flopping, Hack-a-Shaq, Closeouts, and ‘The Body Check’

San Antonio Spurs Reputation Audit: Flopping, Hack-a-Shaq, Closeouts, and ‘The Body Check’

May 8, 2008 – Dr. Anklesnap The San Antonio Spurs are winners. Plain and simple. This cannot be disputed as they have dominated the NBA for almost the last decade. With four NBA titles in the last nine years, and being contenders in the other five, the Spurs are the benchmark for every franchise in [...]

May 8, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 21

Mike D’Antoni vs. Steve Kerr: An Old-fashioned Western Stand-off!

Mike D’Antoni vs. Steve Kerr: An Old-fashioned Western Stand-off!

May 6th, 2008 – Dr. Dime After averaging 57 wins over his past four seasons as the Head Coach of the high octane Phoenix Suns, Mike D’Antoni is now in a position to have his pick of the litter for the teams with vacant head coaching positions. I haven’t seen a Coach demand this kind [...]

May 7, 2008 admin Blogs 8

NBA Coaches beware; once again it’s time for musical chairs!

NBA Coaches beware; once again it’s time for musical chairs!

April 30th, 2008 – Dr. Browntorious Did last night signal the end of an era for the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns? An era possibly defined by 5 straight years of domination throughout the regular season each followed by playoff let down after playoff letdown. I do have to give both teams credit for fighting [...]

April 30, 2008 admin Blogs 0

Is timing everything for Raptors Coach Sam Mitchell?

Is timing everything for Raptors Coach Sam Mitchell?

April 24th, 2008 – Dr. Dime As the 2006-07 NBA season drew to a close, Sam Mitchell defied all the odds signing his second NBA head-coaching contract with the Toronto Raptors. Why was this signing so improbable? Let’s take a look at Sam’s last three seasons with the Raptors. In 2005-06 Mitchell was voted by [...]

April 24, 2008 admin Blogs 3

NBA Playoffs 2008: J-Water’s Round 1 Predictions

NBA Playoffs 2008: J-Water’s Round 1 Predictions

This has got to be one of the greatest NBA seasons I’ve ever had the pleasure of watching. From the off-season trades that brought together the powerhouse “Big Three” in Boston, to the perennial powerhouse Pistons showcasing Deeee-troit Basketball once again, to the emergence of the LA Lakers and New Orleans Hornets as the shocking [...]

April 21, 2008 admin Blogs 3

Forget about ‘Big Cactus’, Shaq should be called ‘Mr. Intangible’!

Forget about ‘Big Cactus’, Shaq should be called ‘Mr. Intangible’!

Superman, The Diesel, The Big Aristotle, Shaq Daddy, M.D.E. (Most Dominant Ever), Wilt Chamberneazy, The Big Deporter, Shaq-Fu, and most recently his self-imposed nickname – “The Big Cactus”. Not only Mr. O’Neal himself, but fans and critics alike, have failed to mention one more possible nickname, “Mr. Intangible”. Shaq is like a magnet for the [...]

April 19, 2008 admin Dr. Anklesnap 0