Rami Michail — Teams are filled with the desire to find that one piece. Whether it is for a franchise player, star, or role player to get them over the hump, the search never stops. But for the most part, this hunt doesn’t begin in free agency, but in the draft. It’s easy to look back and place the blame on teams for drafting a Greg Oden over a Kevin Durant or a Kwame Brown over a Pau Gasol, but the belief back […]
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By Drew Corrigan (@Dcorrigan50) What’s been colder this year: Damian Lillard or the New Jersey winter? Having braved through a disastrous New Jersey winter myself, with snow falling at a higher rate than the numbers in my bank account, it’s a tough question. But, after last night, I’m tipping my hat to the guard from […]
Adam Johnson – On this week’s edition of The Jump, I’m joined by Zach Oliver and Russell Simon as they debate some of the hottest trends in the NBA. Among the three topics discussed in the newest episode: Does Mark Jackson return to Golden State next year after Adrian Wojnarowski’s recent report and Brian Scalabrine’s demotion to Santa Cruz? With the Trailblazers recent tailspin, is it possible they […]
Here’s one of the best passes I hadn’t seen until Reddit brought it into my life today: Arvydas Sabonis’ over-the-head, no-look pass to Bonzi Wells. You can blame Steve Nash for screwing up that highlight, Sabonis.
The majority of the rookies are currently in Florham Park, New Jersey, attending the Rookie Transition Program, which is a four-day event tailored towards teaching them what to do and what not to do now that they are making millions and millions of dollars. The thing is, there are strict rules and if you […]
Getting an autograph or photo with a professional athlete means a lot to some people and often, if the player the fan adores doesn’t take the few seconds out of their day to say a little, “thank you,” it can really damage their image thanks to the wonders of social media. And that is what nearly happened to Damian Lillard last night. Apparently, Damian took some flak for telling a high school [...]
Now that Damian Lillard has gone through the highs-and-lows of an NBA rookie season, he can look forward to all the pressure that comes with being named the Rookie of the Year. Ask Tyreke. It can suck. But Lillard isn’t just worried about picking up from where he last left off [...]