Joel Imbiid, the seven-foot Cameroonian and Kansas freshman was projected to be at least one of the first five picks in the NBA draft. But, because of a stress fracture in his right foot and an earlier, season-ending, back injury, he could drop completely out of the lottery. The medical red […]
It is not as deep as they say it is. There will be surprises because teams are not totally honest with each other. Teams that get their man are surprised that he was not taken earlier, or that he was still there for them to select. Foreign players who have contract problems […]
Anthony is a superlative talent and a very good player — but can’t seem to inspire players around him to get better. Michael Jordan, on the other hand, was not only a great player, but he could make everyone around him shine, too.
1) How Come with a trainer, assistant trainer, strength coach, assistant strength coach, nutritionist, masseuse, etc., LeBron James can get a severe leg cramp in an NBA finals game? 2) How Come it’s so difficult for the TV Wise Guys to understand that subs play better at home? While on the subject, […]
Looking back at my blog of September 7, 2013, when Flip Saunders became a part-owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Being snarky, I suspicioned that, when the opportunity presented itself, he’d be back coaching. Sooprize! Sooprize! Saunders, after conducting “a six-week search” to find a new coach, has appointed himself to take over […]
Paul Coro, Azentral Sports [Twitter: @paulcoro], said this about the upcoming June 26th college draft: “Suns have three first-round picks but do not want three roster rookies on a playoff contender.“ He also said the Suns could draft an international player in the first round and put him on ice for the future. […]
After the Indiana Pacers were ousted, Larry Bird said this about Lance Stephenson, ostensibly urging him to stay with the team. “I always want him back. You just don’t let talent like that walk away if you can help it.” Is the hick from French Lick just being slick? Everyone knows Stephenson is […]
If Parker and Duncan don’t misfire on four free throws down the stretch in Game 2 at San Antonio, the NBA finals might well be over: a 4-zip sweep for San Antonio. Now it seems likely to be over on Sunday, the 15th. So, let’s take this San Antonio/Miami “what if” thing a […]