Brooklyn Nets: More Pretender Than Contender?
The Brooklyn Nets threw everything at the possibility of being a serious contender right now during the past offseason. They went all out on a major trade to acquire veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics, and also made a major gamble by signing Jason Kidd to be the team’s […]
Carmelo Anthony Fails To Be ‘The Superstar’ Once Again
There are few players currently plying their services in the NBA who possess more offensive talent than Carmelo Anthony. As a scorer his ability and performance is only matched by a select, elite few. However, his remarks surrounding his potential free agent status in the coming summer (2014) once again show a player failing to […]
Introducing This Season’s New NBA Head Coaches
13 of the NBA’s teams will start the 2013-14 season with a new head coach. That has become a pretty standard story line in professional sports, which is a results business. Of those 13 new coaches, nine of them will be coaching in the NBA for the very first time. It’s time to introduce Michael […]
NBA Preview 2013-14: Breakouts For Griffin, Wall and Turner
The 2013-14 basketball season is now just about one month away. NBA basketball is all about big superstars. There may be no rookies expected to break in as immediate stars from the 2013 NBA draft, but there are a group of recent young former high draft picks who might just be ready to break in […]
NBA 2013-14 Season Preview: Atlantic Division
The big off-season story-line for the NBA’s Atlantic division was the major trade between the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics sent veterans Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn in exchange mainly for draft picks. There isn’t a clear championship contender in this division, but most early predictions make one of […]
Andrei Bargnani and the New York Knicks: Can It Work?
The first big move of the offseason for the New York Knicks came early in July when they traded for Toronto Raptors power forward Andrei Bargnani. The former first overall pick has failed to impress since being drafted in 2006. Bargnani is still undoubtedly a talented player, but after becoming such a point of frustration […]
Are The Brooklyn Nets Now Legitimate 2018 Championship Contenders?
When Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov promised fans of the team a championship by 2015, he probably had in mind trades just like the one that will become official on July 10 between the Nets and the Boston Celtics. That trade brings in a trio of veterans in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry […]
Jason Kidd Faces Brooklyn Head Coaching Challenge
Few offseason news story lines have attracted more divided opinion than that of the Brooklyn Nets hiring Jason Kidd to be their new head coach. Kidd was playing point guard off the bench for the New York Knicks against the Indiana Pacers in the 2013 NBA playoffs as late as May. He now takes on […]
Doc Rivers: The Man Who Can Choose Boston, LA or Anywhere Else
What it is to be Doc Rivers. Widely regarded as one of the NBA’s top head coaches. Beloved by the fan base of a team in one of America’s biggest sports’ towns in Boston. Craved for by the fan base of a team in another huge sports’ town LA. In fact, Rivers has the luxury […]
Five NBA Head Coaches Who Will Start 2013-14 Season On Hot Seat
As the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs rages on, the other major NBA story line is the dismissal of a number of relatively successful head coaches this offseason. The removals of Lionel Hollins, George Karl, Vinny Del Negro and P.J. Carlesimo exemplifies an era where coaches are becoming the scapegoat […]