Posts tagged "NBA"

Who will be the Bulls' new Bright Knight?

Who will be the Bulls' new Bright Knight?
  The question shouldn’t be who is the new Bright Knight, it should be what is the new Bright Knight? The answer is defense. They have to rely on their defense now more than ever, now it is their only consistent trait that the Bulls maintain. Derrick Rose won’t be missed on the defensive end as much, but... Read more »

NBA 2012 First Round Playoff Predictions

NBA 2012 First Round Playoff Predictions
    Eastern Conference 1. Bulls vs Sixers:  This should be one of the quickest series to end in the first round. Philadelphia started the season strong, but they started to fall apart after the All-Star break. Dough Collins will have his team ready and prepared for the Bulls, but that still won’t do them any good. The... Read more »

NBA 2011-2012 Award Predictions

NBA 2011-2012 Award Predictions
  Rookie of the Year- The 2011 draft had some good rookies, but only a few proved that they were special. Even though Kyrie Irving and Ricky Rubio spent a lot of their time on the injury list, they both showed flashes of them being elite guards in the future. Other high draft picks that... Read more »
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2012 "Coach of the Year" Could be a Record Setting Award

2012 "Coach of the Year" Could be a Record Setting Award
  Since the NBA started to record the “Coach of the Year” award in 1962, there has not been a coach to win it back-to-back. This award is tough to win multiple times, but to win it consistently in a row seems to be impossible. This year, Coach Tibz seems to be running away with the... Read more »

Ellis Headlines Warriors and Bucks Trade Analysis

Ellis Headlines Warriors and Bucks Trade Analysis
                Bucks and Warriors have agreed in principle on trade to send Bogut and Jackson to Warriors for Ellis, Udoh and Brown, league source tells Yahoo   The Bucks seem to be wanting to get rid of Bogut for a while, Jackson was just a filler piece in this trade.... Read more »

Who Will Make it to Orlando as a All-Star Reserve?

Who Will Make it to Orlando as a All-Star Reserve?
This is a discussion that has no end to it until Thursday night when TNT will announce the reserves. Every fan either wants players from their favorite team to be voted in, or players who are on winning teams to be voted in, or just players whose stats are stuffed because they have no good talent surrounding them. So who gets... Read more »
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The NBA's Lost Art: Centers

The NBA's Lost Art: Centers
A lot of the NBA big guys today are developing more of European style of play. A lot of big guys like to to step out for the mid-range jump-shot and some even developed a consistent three point shot like Andrea Bargnani. Other types of big guys like Joakim Noah and Brendan Haywood have adapted the hustle... Read more »

Jimmy Butler the Real Deal?

Jimmy Butler the Real Deal?
Wow. Only one Pre-season game played  but did Chicago get another steal in the draft? Was Jimmy Butler the 10th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft? At least that is how he performed, being the last player picked out of the first round at number 30. He looked like savvy veteran who is willing to... Read more »