My writing this week hasn’t been shedding Isiah Thomas’ latest move in a positive light. However one day after the draft would be a foolish time to continue to rain on the Knicks. Just one day after the draft Channing Frye is a future All Star, Nate Robinson is the backup PG that is better [...]
Archive for June, 2005
I’ve noticed that I get a good amount of intelligent comments to my blog, so I’m going to open up the floor. This isn’t aimed at anyone, but one common thread I’ve heard in regards to the Kurt Thomas-Quentin Richardson trade (both here and on various message boards) is that the Knicks got good value [...]
Looking at Isiah Thomas’ trades one-by-one, it’s hard to find many that I’d throw in the ‘losing’ pile. It’s hard to argue with getting a talent like Stephon Marbury, especially considering what New York gave up. Trading Keith Van Horn was an unpopular move, but Nazr Mohammed’s development made the deal a steal for New [...]
Congratulations to the San Antonio Spurs. Even though they were the team just about everyone selected when the season started, it wasn’t an easy road to the championship. Detroit proved to be a better team than most people expected. There is an interview with Charlie Rosen the author of “The Pivotal Season: How the 1971-72 [...]
Just a short time ago things looked bleak for the NBA. The two most intriguing teams, Phoenix and Miami, were eliminated from the playoffs. The 2005 NBA Finals were to feature two defensive stalwarts, the Pistons and the Spurs. While these teams are the best at preventing other teams from scoring, the New York Sun’s [...]
John Hollinger’s Game 3 wrap-up appears free courtesy of the New York Sun today. Enjoy!
[15:47] Me: be interesting to see how he does with a “bad” team[15:48] Friend1: just like bulls of old[15:48] Friend1: one star and roll players[15:48] Me: Well one & a half[15:48] Friend1: odom is 1/2 ?[15:49] Me: lol[15:49] Me: no Jordan = 1.5 stars AND [15:48] Friend2: my guess is that Phil thinks he sees [...]