Archive for September, 2006

Dirk Gets 3 Year $60 Million Extension

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

The way the Dallas Mavericks were playing last season and especially during the playoffs up until the finals, I really thought they were going to win it all. They saw spectacular perfomances from coach of the year Avery Johnson and great team effort especially from Jason Terry, Josh Howard, Jerry Stackhouse and of course an […]

David Stern and NCAA President Issue Joint Statement

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

NBA Commissioner David Stern and NCAA president Myles Brand issued this joint statement about their plans for the development of youth basketball players in the country:
“Today, key stakeholders in the sport of basketball, including leadership of the NBA and NCAA, met to discuss ways to address issues facing basketball, particularly at the youth level. Participating […]

Greg Oden Video

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Greg Oden. The name is very familiar to hoops fans and he’s not even in the NBA yet. He’s the 7′1 center who reminds a lot of people of David Robinson as he is a monstrous player on both sides of the court and his speed allows him to be quick defensively like the Admiral […]

00’s All Stars?

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Being a fan of NBA Live, I love the concept of making teams out of the best players at their position for an entire decade. Even for the selections on who should make the team for past decades, there is huge debate. I remember how big an outrage it was when the game […]

The Rest Of The World Is Certainly Getting Better

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Just when I thought it was only the US men’s team that was affected by plague that prohobits them from winning a gold medal in international competitions, we find out that the women’s team follow in the footsteps of the men’s team. While the men’s team lost to Greece in the World Championships, the women’s […]

Kukoc Not Exactly Retired Yet

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

So we all recently saw the news that NBA veteran Toni Kukoc had plans ro retire. Now I find out it’s not exactly true. While it’s more likely that he won’t be offered a contract by any team in the NBA, Kukoc told the Chicago Bulls he’s ready to come in anytime GM John Paxson […]

Hawk’s Claxton Questionable To Open Season

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

The past few years saw the Atlanta Hawks without a real point guard they could rely on to distribute the ball and make plays. Because of this, they were criticized for passing on Chris Paul on draft night of 2005 and Marcus Williams this year. Because of their problem, star Joe Johnson who naturally […]

Bobcats A Playoff Team?

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

When the Charlotte Bpbcats entered the league back in 2004 as the newest NBA expansion team, we all saw something special. Emeka Okafor won the Rookie of the Year award that year and they finished with a more than respectable record that surpassed everyone’s expectations of them considering they were a new team in their […]

Nash’s Jersey Retired At Santa Clara

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

It’s a great day for Steve Nash when Santa Clara retired his college jersey. His no 11 jjersey now hangs at the Leavey Center at Santa Clara ans the only one at that, being the only person to receive the honor from the university.
“This is obviously very exciting for me,” Nash said. “I don’t […]

How To Make It Big In The NBA If You’re Small?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Wow I need to thank Hsien Lei from A Hearty Life again for forwarding this post full of videos to me. The videos are funny when taken into the context the poster put them in. So here’s the post How To Make It Big In The NBA If You’re Small? from Hoops TV. At […]