• Is The CBA The ANSWER?

    Is The CBA The ANSWER?

    One of the NBA’s most gifted players ever, has now been out of the league since 2010. A sure fire HOF candidate when eligible, former #1 overall draft pick Allen Iverson has been searching for the answer to his question for the past 2.5 years, why won’t an NBA team give me a chance, bench player or not. Even though […]

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  • NBA Eyes Singapore

    NBA Eyes Singapore

    SINGAPORE: The world’s top basketball property, the NBA (National Basketball Association), is planning to establish a permanent base in Singapore to reach out to the more than half-a-billion people in South-east Asia to develop the sport. As part of an aggressive multi-pronged campaign to help basketball grow, executives of NBA, which according to Forbes magazine had revenues of US$4 billion […]

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  • NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams, with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Kobe made the First Team for the seventh straight year and 10th time in his career. LBJ earned his sixth First-Team honor and is on track for at least another six. Russ Westbrook received his second straight Second-Team selection, edging out DWade. Check […]

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  • NBA Announces 2011-12 All-Rookie Teams

    NBA Announces 2011-12 All-Rookie Teams

    The NBA has announced the 2011-12 All-Rookie Teams, highlighted by the reigning ROY. Via a release from the NBA: “The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving, the 2011-12 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio headline the 2011-12 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Irving was the lone unanimous selection. Joining Irving (58 points) and […]

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  • NBA To Launch 2012 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Programme In India

    NBA To Launch 2012 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Programme In India

    The National Basketball Association (NBA), in collaboration with HP and Basketball Federation of India (BFI), announced that it will launch the 2012 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA basketball development programme in India on May 26, 2012. The programme will reach approximately 10,000 students and 800 coaches in five cities and marks an important step in incorporating basketball into the regular sports routine […]

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  • NBPA Pushing For Derek Fisher’s Resignation

    NBPA Pushing For Derek Fisher’s Resignation

    National Basketball Players Association executive director Billy Hunter is pushing to organize a vote of team player representatives on Friday to oust union president Derek Fisher, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The union constitution isn’t readily available to the public, so it is unclear how many of the potential 30 team representatives would be needed to vote Fisher out of […]

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  • Hornets Owner Wants To Change Name, Logo

    Hornets Owner Wants To Change Name, Logo

    A leftover from when George Shinn moved his team from Charlotte, the “Hornets” goes together with New Orleans as much as “Jazz” goes with Salt Lake City. New owner Tom Benson is on the (long) list of people who want to change the franchise’s name. Via the Times-Picayune: “Benson said he is also trying to change the name of the […]

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  • Welcome To The Anthony Davis Tankfest (By Hoopistani)

    Welcome To The Anthony Davis Tankfest (By Hoopistani)

    It’s a good time to join the bandwagon of a bad NBA team. One of them is just a pick away from being popular again. An NBA season has a number of seasons within the season. Of course, there is the pre-season, regular season, and post-season. Then there is the draft season, the free agency season, the trade deadline season, […]

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  • Marbury’s Fall, Ma Bu Li’s Redemption (By Hoopistani)

    Marbury’s Fall, Ma Bu Li’s Redemption (By Hoopistani)

    We – and I mean we basketball fans, critics, writers, observers, and the rest who judge basketball without professionally playing basketball – all too often take the liberty to determining what counts as ‘success’ for others. We say that a basketball player is successful if he is good enough to make the NBA. We say a player is successful if […]

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  • James Johnson: Student Of The Game

    James Johnson: Student Of The Game

    “Man, I love it here,” Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson says. And why wouldn’t he? After spending the first half of his second season collecting DNP’s in Chicago, he started his first game as a Raptor just over a year ago. Since then, putting aside a three week Rasual Butler experiment, Johnson has been a fixture in the first five. […]

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