Note: This article also appears on Raptors Republic Update (July 7): Detroit removed from list due to Josh Smith signing, Sacramento moves down, Milwaukee, Cleveland sign free agents. And just to stir the pot a little,¬†here’s a recent Hoopshype article¬†that some might find interesting regarding how most stars ended up on their team. Update (July […]

Let the Silly Season Begin

Note: This article also appears on Raptors Republic. In the NBA, the offseason can sometimes be more entertaining than the regular season, and it usually has nothing to do with actual basketball. You’ve got trade rumours galore, teams and free agents doing more posturing than at a club on a Saturday night, and NBA forums […]

2013 NBA Draft Report Card

THE DAVID STERN MEMORIAL EDITION Quote of the night: “We’ve had to explain to our international audience that the booing is an American sign of respect.” That probably got Stern’s only positive response all night, except for his last ever pick. On a side note, I started watching the NBA a year after Stern took […]

Well, Somebody HAS To Win, Right?

This post appeared on RaptorsRepublic.com In the last 17 games, the Toronto Raptors are 4-13. The only reason they haven’t moved farther down in the standings than they have, in that time, is because nearly everyone below them has played worse. Case in point, the Detroit Pistons, who are 2-15 in their last 17 games. […]

Is The Big Man Era Over In The NBA?

“You can’t teach height.” It was the late Frank Layden, former Hall of Fame coach and general manager for the Utah Jazz, that made famous the quote that’s really hard to argue with. It’s why, if you are 7 feet tall, you are actually more likely to end up in the NBA than any other […]

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