With the draft approaching, it looks like teams are making moves. The Charlotte Bobcats acquired the #20 pick from the Nuggets. In return Denver will receive a future protected first round pick, and they also save some cap space this year (by not being forced to sign their draft pick). Similarly the Hornets traded their [...]
Archive for June, 2008
As you may or may not have heard, while Shawn Marion and the Heat have not agreed to a new contract as of yet, Marion has announced that he will not opt out of the final year of his contract (I wouldn’t walk away from $17.8 million at his age, either). With Marion definitely staying [...]
…according to Part Two of the Hollinger Draft Rater, posted this morning. Here are the links to Part 1, and another draft analysis that’s based on Berri’s win scores.
The Knicks have announced their coaching staff for the 2008-09 season.
Erich Doerr and John Hollinger have each published new analyses, looking at the 2008 draft from a purely statistical standpoint. Doerr’s piece at DraftExpress nicely summarizes some of his previous work, for a new audience. He’s extremely cautious. The article is not, strictly speaking, a ranking system. Doerr uses his ratings to give essentially a thumbs [...]
With a week until the NBA draft, I thought I’d go through the mock drafts on the web and see which players the Knicks are thought to take. Additionally I took each of these players & found were other mock drafts thought they would be selected.
Most people think OJ Mayo will be gone before the Knicks draft, but …
Yesterday’s Game 4 of the NBA’s Finals was one for the ages. The Celtics were down by 24 points, but rallied back for a 97-91 victory. The Lakers went into the game down 2 games to 1 in a series where Boston held the home court advantage. It was a game they needed to win. [...]