Derrick Rose’s Return Could Not Happen Until the Fall

roseThe Chicago Bulls are one of the teams contending in the East, but many think that they need Derrick Rose back 100% to truly contend. As D. Rose plots his return the Bulls float around the middle of the East. Can Loul Deng and crew hold afloat long enough?

Well, according to sources they may have to wait a little longer. Rose’s return is not imminent: Continue reading

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Shabazz Muhammad Snubs Teammates For Not Getting Game Winning Shot

shabazz muhammadThis could be much ado about nothing, or a sign of a deeper issue.

UCLA freshman and #1 rated player in the 2013 draft class, Shabazz Muhammad is back in the news again.  A few days ago he was cleared for having a $1,200 Gucci backpack that “his sister bought for him” and now this.

Shabazz was visibly upset with his teammates for not getting the ball on a game-winning possession even though UCLA won the game.  What does this say?  Is he selfish? Or just a die hard competitor who wants the game in his hands at all times?

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Bulls Thinking About a Carlos Boozer Trade

carlos-boozerRumors are flying that the Chicago Bulls are considering trading their front court superstar Carlos Boozer before the trade deadline.  While the Bulls are (29-19) and still fourth in the East, there are a number of reasons that trading Boozer now makes sense.

With Jimmy Butler emerging as a big who can play quality minutes at the 3-4 spot, along with Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah holding down the middle, Boozer’s big contract becomes expendable to a degree.

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Nerlens Noel on Pace to Break NCAA Blocks Record

nerlensThe probable #1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Nerlens Noel has been everything Kentucky asked for. As the heir apparent to super-swatter Anthony Davis, Noel has picked right up where the brow left off.

Davis finished up with 186 blocks and Noel is on track to best that: Continue reading

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Jabari Parker’s Jersey Retired- While He Plays in a Game

jabariSimeon and future Duke superstar SF Jabari Parker is among the best recruits in the nation. While he is a great player, wouldn’t it be a bit extreme to retire his jersey while he is still playing? Even more so, while he is playing an actual game on the court?

Simeon did not care as they hung the #22 to the rafters. Continue reading

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Rudy Gay Dealt in Three Way Deal to Toronto

rudyThis looks like a good move for the Grizzlies.  Though the Grizzlies are apparently trying their hardest to avoid paying the luxury tax, they were still somehow someway able to unload the massive contact of SF Rudy Gay.

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Shabazz Muhammad and His $1,200 Gucci Backpack

gucci backpackIf you are the top prospect in the nation, have already been suspended once, and the possible #1 draft pick in the 2013 NBA draft you probably shouldn’t be rolling around with $1,000 backpacks in college.  The heat might be a little too hot to flaunt like that.  It sounds like a simple concept but it looks like no one told Shabazz Muhammad that.

Muhammad was caught with a Continue reading

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The Swish: NBA Midseason MVP Award Prediction

Lebron and DurantIt’s the mid-season of the 2012 NBA campaign, and many exciting accomplishments have already happened. I am already thinking about who is going to win the end of the season awards.
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Bobcats Survey Season Ticket Holders Over Hornets Name Change

hornetsA few days ago we brought you the story of the New Orleans Hornets officially relinquishing the Hornets branding and becoming the New Orleans Pelicans starting next season. Michael Jordan has said publicly that he would explore acquiring the Hornets branding if it became available…. well MJ it’s that time.

Making due on the promise to explore re-branding, the Bobcats are as of now surveying season ticket holders to see if a re-brand would boost ticket sales: Continue reading

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New Orleans Hornets Officially Rebrand to New Orleans Pelicans

pelicansEver since Tom Benson bought the New Orleans Hornets there was all sorts of rumors about what he would do with the team.  Would he trade for a legit superstar?  Would he ditch the Hornets branding?  Would he change the teams colors?

Well now he have the answers to at least two of those questions.  Yes, Benson has officially been cleared by the NBA to re-brand the team to the New Orleans Pelicans. Continue reading

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