Let's cut the B.S. Goran Dragic ws not at fault. Signing Isiah Thomas (4 years $27.5 million) was a big mistake. How could anyone think you could possibly keep three 3 point guards happy? Like it or not, Suns suits were responsible for Dragic's departure.
1. Commissioner Adam Silver, before getting exercised over back-to-back games, extended road trips and a new play-off format, ought to make a concentrated effort to enforce Rule 10, Sections 2, 3 & 4. Translated, to simple language, the passage says, “Players cannot palm the ball, nor are they allowed to […]
Isaiah Thomas is set to compete in the Skills Challenge during All-Star weekend in New York. I am wondering if high basketball I.Q. is in the skills set. Probably not, since you cannot put a number on it.
Alex Lin, in his first full NBA season, averaged 21 minutes over a nine-game stretch and 29 minutes over the previous five games. He recently said he is looking forward to the All-Star break because he is tired. I said earlier he could be key for the Suns at playoff time. I hope […]
It’s been a matter of perfect timing for the Atlanta Hawks, who fended off a Golden State invasion Friday night and assumed the NBA’s top record. Notwithstanding a spate of front-office controversy at season’s beginning, the Hawks are tearing through a league overloaded with children playing with children, key players out with injuries, a general […]
The Golden State Warriors/Chicago Bulls game the other night provided a sneak preview of what can happen in the playoffs. Chicago [and also Memphis] play inside out — whereas most of the league, guided by the analytics, is playing outside in. I mean, the Bulls and Grizzlies play all year the way the game is […]
It’s always been the case. Success in the NBA draft depends, in large measure, on other teams’ mistakes. Let’s eyeball Sam Presti’s Oklahoma City successes, since his Thunder are the current building model for aspiring NBA doormats. Remember: in 2007, 2008 and 2009, OKC had the No. 2 overall, a No. 4 and a No. […]