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Archive for February, 2011

Billy Hunter Is Preparing NBA Players for a Lockout

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Right now the NBA is extremely popular. The game is loaded with a lot of bright, young stars, there are a number of teams that continue to capture national headlines, and there are rivalries that are starting to pick up steam. However, just like the NFL, the NBA is about ...

Jimmy Clausen on the 2-14 season: “That is just going to help us down the road”

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Jimmy Clausen didn’t have the kind of season he envisioned when he was drafted last season.  For that matter, I don’t think the Carolina Panthers expected to go 2-14 either.  He was drafted to come in and sit on the sidelines and learn behind Matt Moore, but that was short-lived ...

Deron Williams Non-Committal About His Future in New Jersey

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The fate of the New Jersey Nets and whether or not they are relevant by the time they get to Brooklyn is now on the shoulders of Deron Williams. After missing out on some of the big-name free agents this offseason (unless you consider Travis Outlaw, Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, ...

Aaron Brooks: “I am just ready for a fresh start and this will be a good opportunity for me.”

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Once thought of as one of  the centerpieces of the franchise, the Rockets traded away Aaron Brooks to Phoenix in exchange for Goran Dragic.  After having a career 2010 season and winning the NBA’s Most Improved Player award, Brooks hurt his ankle early in the season causing him to miss ...

George Karl Still a Believer in Nuggets After Carmelo Anthony Trade: “You guys must think I’m crazy but I think we’re good.”

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The 2011 NBA trading deadline has passed and man oh man, what an eventful sequence of events it has been. The marquee deal, of course, was the Denver Nuggets finally finding a trading partner for Carmelo Anthony. George Karl already went on the record to say that he thinks the ...

Jonny Gomes Does His Best To Cover Up Any Notion That He Cheered For Adam Wainwright’s Injury

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The story involving Jonny Gomes has brought me back to a story of mine from sixth grade. In case you missed it, Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy basically reported that Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jonny Gomes celebrated when he heard about the injury that has St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright out ...

Danny Ainge On Trading Kendrick Perkins “We shed some tears today talking to Perk. It was tough. He’s a good kid.”

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The 2011 NBA trade deadline has come and gone with the Boston Celtics really making the surprise move of the day. Last season, Kendrick Perkins tore two ligaments in his right knee during game six of the 2010 NBA Finals. Kendrick Perkins was a key component of the Boston Celtics ...

Despite Missing Out on Major Offseason Acquisitions, Angels Believe They’re Contenders

Friday, February 25th, 2011

For a while there, the Los Angeles Angels seemed like the only contenders from the America League West. With Mike Sciosca at the helm, a solid pitching staff and a reliable Vladimir Guerrero in the lineup, the division was theirs to lose. Then they lost it. And then some. The Angles, ...

Pablo Sandoval Has Gone From The Lovable Kung Fu Panda To Dragon Ball After Shedding 38 Pounds This Off-Season

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Although the San Francisco Giants won the 2010 World Series, Pablo Sandoval had a very disappointing season for himself personally. The man nicknamed "Kung Fu Panda" hit a a career low .268 with 13 home runs and 63 runs batted in last season in 152 games played. In the postseason ...

Melo Was Not The Word To Describe The Fans At MSG During Anthony’s Knicks Debut

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

This past offseason the Knicks took a huge step to being relevant in the NBA by landing Amar’e Stoudemire. Even though that was a big step forward for a downtrodden franchise, the Knicks still weren’t where they needed to be to try and compete for a championship. Until they traded ...