- Geek & Sci-Fi
In the least-surprising turn of events since the backlash against Barack Obama for not instantly fixing a broken system, the NBA announced it will put Heat/Lakers on center stage as its Christmas Day main event, as well as put the Heat, Lakers and Celtics on display for Opening Night in October.
Almost a full month into free agency, and still no home for Shaq, T-Mac and Allen Iverson.
It has widely been assumed that the Celtics and Nate Robinson would eventually come to terms on a contract, and today they finally did.
Lost amongst all of the Sports Illustrated covers, ESPY interviews and polls proclaiming the Heat to be nothing short of sensational, the best team in Florida could still be the Orlando Magic.
Maybe even more than the Cavaliers, the Utah Jazz are the NBA team that has lost the most this summer.
While the free-agent pool is dwindling down, there are still many serviceable players available on the market.
After the success of Stephen Curry this season, and watching his flawless jumper that has been passed down from his pops (Dell Curry), this got us thinking: If there were a father/son 2-on-2 tournament with current NBA players and their former NBA dads, who would win.
Although no one is signing a deal until July 1, the end of the regular season also signaled the end of days for many players in the League.
It wasn't too long ago -- just a couple of months, actually -- that Rudy Gay was a lock to put Memphis in his rear view mirror as soon as possible.
We've been over the winners. Following a hectic NBA trading season where 39 players changed addresses leading up to Thursday's deadline, here are the trade deadline losers: 1.
Tracy McGrady is finally a Knick, Nate Robinson is a Celtic and Tyrus Thomas has transformed from a sulky Bull into a brooding Bobcat.
Today, without a doubt, was a busy NBA Trade Deadline.
Stan Heath, whose eight-year head coaching career has already included three NCAA tournament appearances and two NBA players (Ronnie Brewer & Sonny Weems), is building something special at the University of South Florida.
It's safe to say that when the Grizzlies started the season, they (A) didn't think that Zach Randolph would be an All-Star, and (B) didn't think that they'd make the playoffs.
Late last night I was watching Rick Pitino weekly Louisville coach's show -- one of my favorite things about having 264 sports channels -- when Pitino made a great point about defensive mentality.
Deron Williams is definitely full of surprises. Ninety percent of the time, D-Will makes the simple play: The layup instead of the dunk or the bounce pass instead of the behind-the-back.
I don't think any one - including Allen Iverson - thought that the Grizzlies would be sitting at 22-19 through 41 games.