Post Tagged with: "Derrick Rose"

Kill The Salary Cap. Kill it with Fire!

Kill The Salary Cap. Kill it with Fire!

Adam Johnson — $2.2 billion. That’s the selling price for the Los Angeles Clippers after the Donald Sterling fiasco. Just four years ago, the Golden State Warriors were sold for a then-record $450 million. In 2013, the franchise’s estimated worth was listed at $800 million, nearly doubling in value. The owners keep getting richer, yet the salary cap increases at […]

2008 NBA Redraft: Nobody Wants Any Mayo?

2008 NBA Redraft: Nobody Wants Any Mayo?

1. Chicago Bulls Actual Pick: Derrick Rose Zach Oliver’s Pick (@ZachOliverNBA): Derrick Rose This is tough. I think they’d highly consider taking Russell Westbrook in this position, but even with the injuries, I think Rose is still their guy. He did win an MVP, and when he’s 100 percent and confident in his health, he’s extremely dangerous. Rami Michail’s Pick […]

Vassilis Spanoulis: The Greek Derrick Rose

Vassilis Spanoulis: The Greek Derrick Rose

From now on, Vassilis Spanoulis will be referred to as the “Greek Derrick Rose,” and to prove why he is worthy of such a nickname, I bring you this: Obviously, it’s a slower crossover and less athletic finish than something we’re used to seeing from Rose, but Spanoulis is 31 years old and spends 90 percent percent of his time behind the arc, so cut the guy some slack, okay? […]

Throwback Clip of the Day: Derrick Rose throws down two ridiculous dunks as a junior in high school

Throwback Clip of the Day: Derrick Rose throws down two ridiculous dunks as a junior in high school

I’ve posted a couple of videos of LeBron James doing some ridiculous things in high school over the last week, but today is Derrick Rose’s day. If you’re a Derrick Rose fan, you’ve probably seen these two dunks before, but […]

A photo of Derrick Rose and Jabari Parker from 2007

A photo of Derrick Rose and Jabari Parker from 2007

Before signing a letter of intent to play ball at Duke University, Jabari Parker went to high school at Derrick Rose’s old stomping grounds – Simeon. So, as you can imagine, he looks up to Rose. Big time. And something tells me that one day, Parker will have a chance to matchup against his idol in an NBA [...]

LeBron James is the most popular player in the NBA

LeBron James is the most popular player in the NBA

“The Decision” really hurt LeBron’s reputation. Prior to him packing his bags and heading down to South Beach, 15.6 percent of NBA fans in ESPN’s gigantic survey considered LeBron their favorite player in the league. However, during his first year with the Heat, that number dropped to 10.2 and in his [...]

Three games from the 2013-2014 NBA schedule have leaked

Three games from the 2013-2014 NBA schedule have leaked

Here’s some stunning news for you: It’s been a little over a month since the Heat beat the Spurs in a thrilling game seven. Feels longer than that, huh? Well, the bad new is that we still have a long way to go before the NBA season starts up again. Actually, three months to go, to be exact. [...]