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Josh Childress Cautions Players Against Hastily Deciding to Play Overseas, Believes China Is Where It’s At For Those Who Do Go Abroad

Friday, July 15th, 2011

To play abroad or not to play abroad, that seems to be one of many hot-button topics surrounding the NBA as the league's lockout enters its third week. Billy Hunter had mentioned that players would be perfectly happy to play abroad if the NBA's owners aren't reasonable in their negotiation ...

The Mount Rushmore of Big Men Needs to Make Room for the Big Diesel

Monday, June 6th, 2011

After 19 seasons in the NBA, 28,000 career points, four NBA championships, 3 NBA Finals MVP’s, 15 All-Star appearances, and a myriad of nicknames, Shaquille O’Neal called it a career last week. And what a brilliant career it was. When he came into the league in 1992, Shaq took the ...

Rick Welts Has Yet to Hear Any Negative Feedback Since Coming Out One Week Ago

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

It's been one week since Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts came out, publicly announcing that he is gay. And since that point Welts says he has received hundreds upon hundreds of emails, text messages, phone calls and snail mail on the subject, yet not one of them has ...

Sounds Like Charles Barkley Likes Chicago’s Chances: “They’re the best defensive team I think I’ve ever seen in the history of the NBA.”

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

It's NBA Playoffs time, so there's no such thing as too much Charles Barkley regardless of the medium. Be it on television or the radio, internet Barkley's analysis and humor are both outstanding. So with the Eastern Conference Finals already underway and the Western Conference Finals set to begin Tuesday ...

John Amaechi Is Still Not Convinced A Player Could Come Out While Playing, Cites Tony Dungy And Former Jazz Owner As Reasons Why

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Over the weekend, Suns president and chief executive officer Rick Welts delivered a bombshell that had nothing to do with basketball. Welts revealed in an interview with the New York Times that he was gay. This is huge news around the NBA not just because of his announcement, but because ...

Steve Nash Has No Retirement Plans And Wants To Play Three More Years

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

If you don't like Steve Nash than you either hate sports, don't really like people, or you're a fan of the Lakers or Spurs. The rest of us though are understandably attracted to the way he plays the game, and the way he conducts himself on and off the court. ...

Jason Richardson Was Not Shocked To Be Traded To Orlando And Feels Comfortable In His New Setting

Friday, March 11th, 2011

If there is one player over the last few years in the NBA who is not remotely surprised about being traded at any time you can look at Jason Richardson. J-Rich was the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors out of Michigan State. ...

Phoenix Is Rising Out West

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

This season has been quite a rollercoaster ride for the Phoenix Suns. Obviously they lost Amar'e Stoudemire in the offseason, but they also made some other significant changes to their roster during the season as well. Despite all the changes, the Suns are still in position to try and make ...

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 ...

Grant Hill on the Trade Rumors: “You can only just worry about things you are in control of”

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

As the Phoenix Suns close in on .500 and after disappointing desert fans for a majority of the first half of the season, trade rumors remain a constant.  They have a 20-23 record and currently sit two spots out of the Western Conference playoff picture and the team’s blockbuster trade with ...