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Before I go right into the numbers, let me just explain to you why the New York Knicks are not any good at basketball. First of all, their coach, Mike D’Antoni, doesn’t seem to know what he’s doing. He lets his players take whatever shots he wants, there seems to be no rhyme or reason [...]
The NBA is set to start in a couple of weeks, and it sounds as if everybody wants to trade everybody before the 2012 season tips off on Christmas Day. Some reports have Dwight Howard moving, Chris Paul traded and there’s even a Greg Oden sighting. So what are some of the more realistic scenarios [...]
I don’t want to get in the habit of comparing two players of different positions too often, but inevitably, this is a part of the NBA that is unlike almost anything else in team sports. After all, in basketball, each position comes with its inherit strengths and weaknesses. Centers get rebounds but can’t dribble. Point [...]
If you are a true fan of the NBA and the ESPN (and let’s face it, with the lockout and all, there are few of us left) then you and your friends had to be among the thousands of people screaming at ESPN’s Ranking of every single player in an NBA uniform. My friends and [...]
The NBA lockout is at full gear now. Once you reach a point where business men begin finger-pointing, you know the talks are heating up. And we definitively reached the point of finger-pointing a couple days ago, when NBA commissioner David Stern literally pointed a finger at Dwyane Wade. Wade admonished Stern for doing so, [...]
We were doing our best to refrain from lockout talk on TheSportsWatchers.com… until now. But we just couldn’t help ourselves. However, recent transactions have made it abundantly clear how the players can get some leverage in the NBA labor talks and bring the owners closer to their side of the debate. Quite frankly, this idea [...]