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Monthly Archives: July 2006

New York: NBA RHYTHM ?N RIMS

Hey all – I got this information in my mailbox today. For all in the New York area, the NBA is having an event in my neck of the woods. NBA RHYTHM ?N RIMS ROLLS INTO NEW YORK CITY BRINGING NBA EXCITEMENT TO THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT – After a Fantastic National Tour, Rhythm ?N Rims Returns Home to the Big Apple! Basketball Fans from Around the World Can Celebrate the Thrills and Excitement of the 2005-2006 NBA Season- WHO: Walt ?Clyde? Frazier ? Hall of Famer (Sat. July 29; 12:30 ? 1:30pm) Channing Frye ? New York Knicks (Sun. …continue reading

Wallace Signing Shakes Up Central

At their highest level of success the Pistons relied on their defense to carry them, and at the centerpiece of that stalwart defense was center Ben Wallace. Unfortunately for Detroit, Ben Wallace recently agreed to a 4 year deal with divisional rival Chicago. The move struck a serious blow to the Pistons as 4 time defensive players of the year don’t come along that easily. The team attempted to minimize the damage by signing center Nazr Mohammed. The ex-Spur, ex-Knick, ex-Hawk, ex-Sixer will try to replace the rebounding void left by Ben, and add a scoring punch that Wallace never …continue reading

Draft Night Postscript

1. Renaldo Balkman, F, 6?6.5?, S. Carolina (Rd. 1, #20) Analysis. When David Stern uttered, ?With the 20th selection of the 2006 NBA Draft the New York Knicks select Renaldo Balkman of the University of South Carolina,? my jaw dropped and my mouth hung wide open. As many of you regular readers may know I happen to be an employee of that fine university. So I have seen much of Renaldo Balkman?more in 2004-05 than this past season?and it?s hard not to like what he brings, but strictly as a role player. Though he officially measures only 6?5.5? in shoes …continue reading