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Archive for August 2007

August 28th, 2007

Saying Goodbye

I can still remember the day I made my first posts in NBA Obsessed. I can’t believe that times have gone by so fast. I’ve had a fun time writing about the highlights of the NBA since I started. I thank all my readers for showing interest my insights and my commentary. It’s been really […]

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August 28th, 2007

Celtics Add Posey

Reggie Miller decided not to push through with his comeback to the NBA but the Boston Celtics, who wanted him, got another quality player in James Posey. The former member of the Miami Heat agreed to the terms of contract with the Celtics and will add more depth, talent and versatility to the roster.
“He’s a […]

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August 22nd, 2007

R.I.P. Eddie Griffin

NBA player Eddie Griffin was killed in a car crash last week when his SUV collided with a freight train, causing the car to be engulfed flame. He was only positively identified from dental records. He was 25 years old.
He came to the NBA at a young age showing a lot of promise. He was […]

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August 21st, 2007

Stoudamire Hopes To Get Out Of Grizzlies

Damon Stoudamire is entering his 13th NBA season and in spite of injuries that sidelined him last year he feels healthy as ever and wants to make a good contribution to an NBA team. When he signed up with the Memphis Grizzlies, that’s exactly what his plan was. But the situation in Memphis has changed. […]

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August 20th, 2007

Artest To Miami?

Word is the Heat is intent on making another push to acquire Ron Artest, trying to entice Sacramento with Udonis Haslem and others.
Miami Herald 8/19/07
Take a look at the Heat roster and you’ll find that they already have Antoine Walker, Dorell Wright, Penny Hardaway and a bunch of other guys who can play the […]

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August 19th, 2007

Wizards Finally Re-sign Blatche To Multi Year Deal

It was one of the Wizards’ priority to re-sign forward Andray Blatche. Unfortunately, because of the legal troubles he encountered when he was accused of soliciting sex from an undercover police woman, Blatche had a wait a bit longer. It seemed like the offer wouldn’t come but here it is: A $15 million contract for […]

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August 17th, 2007

Jarvis Hayes Adds Youth and Depth To Pistons Roster

With the core of the Pistons roster aging, GM Joe Dumars decided it’s time for a youth movement. It was time to get some good young players and give them playing time. It’s time to trust the young guys more so they can develop and hopefully be the replacements of Rasheed, Hamilton, Billups and the […]

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August 16th, 2007

Donaghy Faces Up To 25 Years For Guilty Plea

Finally the suspicions that NBA referee Tim Donaghy bet on and leaked inside information on NBA games he officiated were confirmed with his guilty plea.
By having this nonpublic information, I was in a unique position to predict the outcome of NBA games,” Donaghy, standing ramrod-straight with his hands clasped in front of him, told […]

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August 15th, 2007

Where Amazing Happens

We’ve seen NBA teams change their look because they believe it’s the start of a new phase in their history. A new phase means a fresh new look. Just this off season, the Atlanta Hawks announced new logos and new uniforms because the arrival of rookies Al Horford and Acie Law must have meant the […]

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August 14th, 2007

Riley Wants Three More Years

Miami Heat head coach and team president Pat Riley announced that he wished to coach at least three more years.
“I don’t want to be a one-and-done guy,” Riley said.
For the sake of the future of the team. this is great news for members of the Heat roster and Heat fans alike. The problem the Heat […]

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