All Posts Tagged With: "New Jersey Nets"

Jay-Z hopes to be the Nets lucky charm at the Draft Lottery

The NBA Draft Lottery is tonight which means some pathetic franchise could change its fortune for years to come. As things stand, Miami (.250 chance) has best shot at grabbing the top overall pick in the upcoming draft which holds collegiate gems such as Michael Beasley, Derrick Rose and O.J. Mayo. Statistically speaking, Seattle (.199) […]

Around the Rim: It’s good to be MVP

1. Fo-fo-fo-fo? They’ve got a stellar cast of players, including the league’s newest MVP. They’ve got a proven coach who knows how to win and win and win some more. And they’ve got a perfect record through six games in this year’s playoffs. Life is good for the Lakers. Kobe Bryant’s Wednesday night started with […]

Around the Rim: Better late than never

1. Spurs sharpening The Spurs slipped a bit to start 2008, losing eight of their first 15 games following the calendar change. However, with an 81-70 defeat of New Jersey on Tuesday night, San Antonio won its tenth consecutive game, reclaimed the top spot in the Western Conference race and reminded a whole lotta contenders […]

Around the Rim: Jason’s still a Net, no Kidding!

1. Devean George is not a Jersey kinda guy The Dallas Mavericks were just about to give away half their roster for Jason Kidd, but then Devean George decided to go `Kobe’ on the league and nix the trade. As it turns out, George has a loop hole in his contract giving him ultimate approval […]

Around the Rim: Sonic blast!

1. When it rains, it pours Things just keep getting worse for the Spurs. The defending champs have been withering away before our eyes for close to two months now, but San Antonio hit rock bottom on Tuesday, first losing their point guard indefinitely and then losing a heartbreaker gutstomper soulcrusher to Seattle. Yup, Tony […]

Around the Rim: Drum roll please!

The All-Star men in the middle 1. And your starters for the 2008 All-Star extravaganza are… Without even knowing the lineups, the All-Star game is always one of the best nights of the year. Luckily, the fans did a bang-up job of selecting the conferences’ starting fives. For the East, it’s going to be Jason […]

Around the Rim: Kevin Garnett carries his club into the record books

1. Big Three hit the big two-seven Kevin Garnett needed four stitches to close a gash over his right eye sustained against the Lakers on Sunday, but the cut wasn’t enough to stop the Big Ticket from punching Boston’s ticket into history. Scoring 11 of his 26 points in the final seven minutes, Garnett lifted […]

Around the Rim: `He’s more than we thought he was!’

1. `You wanna crown his ass then crown him!’ LeBron James is playing some of the best basketball of his career right now and last night he led the Cleveland charge to knock off the Celtics 109-104. King James followed up his back-to-back triple dips with a 38-point, 13-assist effort to outlast Boston in overtime. […]

Jermaine O’Neal is basically banging on Jerry Buss’ door

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, Jermaine O’Neal wants to get the heck outta Indiana soon.  And of course, he wants to play on a team that can contend for a championship.  After all, Kevin Garnett is finally getting a solid shot at a ring and taking […]

Around the Rim: Detroit is going home, and that’s a good thing

1. Detroit makes the East finals, again Detroit was on the verge of giving up a 3-0 lead to the Chicago Bulls but the Pistons went into Chi-Town for Game 5 and sealed up their fifth consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference finals with a 95-85 victory. In typical Detroit fashion, there was no flash […]

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