Author Archive

Detroit Begins Rebuilding Project, Charlotte Adds Talent »

Detroit’s decision to trade Ben Gordon for Corey Maggette and a 1st rounder is a good one – it saves Detroit money, balances their rotation, and begins the rebuilding process. Here’s what we know: At best, the Pistons are a borderline playoff team as currently constructed. Miami, Indiana, Chicago, the Hawks, and the Knicks are [...]

2012 NBA Playoff Predictions – Conference Finals »

While the 2nd round isn’t quite over (Boston has to play Philly tonight), it’s time to make some predictions. In the West, I expect the Spurs will beat the Thunder in 6 games. In the East, I expect Miami to beat either Philly (5 games) or Boston (6 games). Here’s why, as well as a [...]

Thoughts on The Nuggets Future »

Denver’s performance against the Lakers in this year’s playoffs highlighted their youth and their dependence upon jump shooting, but it also showed their potential: Faried, despite being undersized, will grow as a scorer. The Nuggets should look forward to having a very good “dirty work” player which opposing teams can’t cheat off of. Galinari, despite overhandling the [...]

Fire Mike Brown After One Season? Come on! »

Fans and analysts alike have consistently panned Mike Brown as a coach. When Brown was coaching the Cavs, we heard that his offense wasn’t creative and that he’s not a very good X’s and O’s guy (at least on offense). Now that Brown is coaching the Lakers, we’re hearing that anything less than a Lakers [...]

2012 NBA Playoff Predictions – Second Round »

As I write this post, the 2nd round has been underway for about an hour (only I haven’t seen a minute of them yet). Here are my predictions: Eastern Conference Boston over Philly in 6 Miami over Indy in 5 Western Conference OKC in  5 games, no matter who they play SAS over Memphis in [...]

2012 NBA Playoff Predictions – First Round »

As I write this post at 1:30pm Eastern, the playoffs have just begun…here are my predictions: WEST San Antonio sweeps OKC in 5 LA in 7 Memphis in 6 EAST Chicago sweeps Miami in 6 Indiana in 6 Boston in 6 More on these picks below.