While many GMs were working the phones this week, Knicks president Phil Jackson was using a different, more contemporary form of communication: Twitter. On Thursday, Donnie Nelson and Danny Ainge swung a five-player trade that sent Rajon Rondo to Dallas and draft picks to Boston. On Friday, Daryl Morey, Flip Saunders and Sam Hinkie worked a three-team deal that landed Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved in Houston and draft picks in Minnesota and Philadelphia. But not Jackson, and not the Knicks. Jackson doesn’t
With the NFL stealing headlines, the 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Sunday, December 21. There were nine games featuring 18 teams, with a number of star-caliber players putting up superb performances. Here’s how it all transpired.
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Saturday, December 20 with a slate of seven games featuring 14 teams. There were major debuts, a clash between star power forwards and a number of intriguing battles. Here’s how it all transpired.
Some NBA athletes are cool. They’re still do many things just the same as the rest of us non-professional athlete types. It’s always a good reminder that they’re people too. Sure, they’re on television, likely have more money than most of us and play a sport for a living that, for the rest of us, is simply recreational fun. Still, they’re people. Take Milwaukee Bucks guard Kendall Marshall, for instance. He’s just a chill dude. Today, he was hungry and ventured out to
When looking at the lottery picks of the 2014 NBA draft, it’s almost easier to list those who are healthy than those who are not. The torn ACL suffered this week by No. 2 pick Jabari Parker was devastating news for the Milwaukee Bucks, who have been surprisingly competitive throughout the first third of the season, currently 6th in the East, and appeared to have the Rookie of the Year favorite in their starting lineup. But Parker’s injury also continued a trend among the most
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Thursday, December 18 with four impressive games. Every single outing was decided by single-digits, including a one-point victory and a clash between two Western Conference title favorites. Here’s how it all transpired.
I started on this mission to dig into One and Done with two main goals in mind. The first was to shed light on the issues in a fact-based way, free from rhetoric and bias. For years the entire policy has been discussed in a way that obscures the facts, not clarifies them. The second is to have the policy viewed as more than an argument over what age to draw the line restricting players from entering the league. While I
The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued on Wednesday, December 17 with a rush of high-octane games. With 20 teams in action, there was no shortage of star-caliber performances from some of the game’s elite. Here’s how it all transpired.