Category: Eastern Conference

Jason Kidd and Deron Williams Came to the Same Conclusion This Offseason: The Dallas Mavericks Roster Wasn’t Good Enough

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Once the Brooklyn Nets made a trade for Joe Johnson and re-signed Deron Williams, the Knicks had to do something to get the headlines shifted back in their direction. New York took a run at point guard Steve Nash with a sign-and-trade. Their efforts came up short as the future ...

Doc Rivers on Ray Allen: “We don’t want him to leave and we don’t think he will leave”

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The Celtics were up three games to two against the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. They were on their own home court and could taste a return trip to the NBA Finals. Instead, thanks to incredible performances by LeBron James, Miami wouldn’t allow it to happen and Boston was shoved ...

Danny Ferry Explains Why He Was Attracted to the Hawks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After yet another postseason run that ended too early, the Hawks decided to make some changes this offseason. How drastic the changes become will be up to the new general manager and President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ferry. On one hand the Hawks have consistently made playoff trips with their ...

Joe Johnson: “Our main concern is getting home-court advantage honestly”

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It seems like every year the Atlanta Hawks are stuck in the same place: No man’s land. They’re a very talented and deep group that is capable of playing with any team in the NBA on a nightly basis, but when it comes to a seven game series, their flaws ...

Danny Ainge: “Some nights we’re very, very good and there are some nights where we look like we are Jurassic Park”

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Right when it looked like the Boston Celtics had turned the corner and their inconsistencies were a thing of the past, something happens to change that opinion. Inconsistency continues to hamper this team. Maybe it’s just who the Celtics are and will be this season. Boston is a team that ...

Ray Allen Considers it a Compliment When His Name is Mentioned in Trade Talks

Friday, March 9th, 2012

The Big Three won a lot of games playing together with the Boston Celtics, and I think it is fair to say their time together was a success. The Celtics were able to hang another NBA Championship high in the rafters in their first year together, and then nearly won ...

Erik Spoelstra Thinks LeBron James Gets Taken for Granted

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

The unofficial second half of the NBA season is underway and one thing became perfectly clear during the first half: The Miami Heat is the team to beat this season. After their devastating loss in the Finals a year ago, Miami has returned with a vengeance and is playing even ...

Antawn Jamison Doesn’t Mind Sharing the Court with a Dukie

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Midway through the 2009-2010 season, the Cavs made a trade deadline deal for Antawn Jamison. Back then, with LeBron James’ impending free agency on the horizon, the Cavs were hoping Jamison would be the missing piece to the championship puzzle. Unfortunately that role didn’t fit the former Tar Heel and ...

Stephen Jackson: “I know I’m not being put in the best situations where I’m at my best. That’s obvious”

Monday, February 13th, 2012

After an excellent two-year stint with the Charlotte Bobcats, Stephen Jackson came to Milwaukee this offseason. The young up-and-coming Bucks were hoping the veteran would add an offensive scoring punch to a team that was hurting for players that could put the ball in the basket. That plan has yet ...

Jeremy Lin Is The NBA’s Version Of Tim Tebow

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

In New York, the Giants are busy celebrating a Super Bowl title and yet it’s the New York Knicks who are the talk of the town. Despite having just an 11-15 record and being one of the most disappointing teams in the NBA this season, the Knicks have been put ...