>Trade Rumors Breakdown

> With the offseason here, life gets slow for basketball writers. One of the sure things we can always count on is the rumors that swirl come this time. We will help add fuel to the fire but providing a breakdown of all the trade rumors we have been hearing about. I will not dive … Continue reading

>NBA Playoff Duds Day Two

> NBA Playoff Duds Day Two Serge Ibaka25 minutes, 3 points (1-8), 5 rebounds, 4 blocks, 1 turnover, 2 fouls Kenyon Martin33 minutes, 10 points (4-12, 2-4) 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 fouls Emeka Okafor22 minutes, 4 points (2-4), 2 rebounds, 6 fouls Pau Gasol38 minutes, 8 points (2-9, 0-1, 4-4), 6 rebounds, 6 assists, … Continue reading

>Jersey Sales

> With the NBA releasing their Jersey Sales numbers and ranks, on a day they announce no Vegas Summer League, we dive into these ranks and analyze. Or we’ll just report them to you because they are meaningless. Hey, at least New York has a reason to buy Knick jerseys again. 1. Lebron James 2. … Continue reading

>Where’s the love for the Nuggets

> With six games remaining the Denver Nuggets are 47-29, winning 15 of 19 since the Carmelo Anthony trade, allowing Masai Ujiri to lean back with some swagger.   They host the fourth seeded Oklahoma City Thunder who have 50 wins. If the playoffs started today, this would be the first round matchup.  (Probability of this … Continue reading

>Is the Western Conference as wide open as we believe?

> As the power shift continues to lean toward the East, the Western Conference playoffs have turned into a sort of question mark, aside from the team with five rings this decade along with seven Finals appearances. San Antonio has had the best record and will most likely finish with the best record in the … Continue reading

>Daily Dribbles

> So this is Monday in a nutshell. Get it? See, even the jokes are bad on Monday. It’s Monday! You know how I feel about Mondays. It’s like a swirling cesspool of issues mixed with Murphy’s Law, and all of it is divided by Zero. That’s what Mondays are. There were no birds singing … Continue reading

>Daily Dribbles

>Ahhh, here we are again. Monday. Queue the funeral music. Time to drag your ass out of bed, get a shower and get to work. I hear you asking, why the funeral music? Isn’t it the start of a new week, Payton? Spring is in the air, birds singing, flowers blooming, sun shinning. Yeah, I … Continue reading

>Daily Dribbles

> Don’t Hate- Just appreciate. So here I am, writing this column, begrudgingly, because I know there are only going to be 2-3 people who read, including the off chance my mother reads it, which is doubtful because she finds Christmas gnomes far more interesting than pro basketball. So, yeah, chances are not good. There … Continue reading

>Daily Dribbles

> Lakers fans held there breath as Kobe Bryant grimaces after hurting his ankle in a game against Dallas March 12.  (AP Photo/LM Otero) Happy Monday, Dribblers. How was your weekend? We hope it was good. Did your favorite team get into the big dance? Or are you and Chauncey Billups sitting on a couch crying … Continue reading

>On the bubble, professionally speaking

> With the tournament looming around the corner, I will take a look at the bubble teams in the NBA.  With less than 20 games left for each team, it is now make or break time for these teams. Not like any of these teams will win a series but it is getting there that … Continue reading