Posts Tagged ‘Amare Stoudemire’

Whats Doin: A superstar giveaway

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Andrew Bogut makes an impact in his first game back. * Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski recounts how the James Harden trade went down. * Grantland’s Zach Lowe puts the microscope on the James Harden trade. * Check out this shot chart comparison of […]

Whats Doin: Goin’ shrimpin’

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Dwight Howard took out a full page ad in an Orlando paper to thank the city and it’s fans – “Words cannot express the love that I have for Orlando” was his best line. This guy has no idea. I’d imagine that “Rack […]

Whats Doin: Ever heard of Ben Simmons? You will

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Anthony Davis meets his unibrow twin in London. * Some CSKA Moscow players (Kirilenko, Krstic, Khryapa, Gordon and Shved) dancing on stage. But really, if you’re watching those guys (instead of the hot blondes) then you may need to re-evaluate. * Ben Simmons, […]

Whats Doin: Amar’e to buy a post game?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Amar’e Stoudemire will pay Hakeem Olajuwan 100k for two weeks of ‘post play’ tutelage during the summer. That’s a hefty sum but considering that LeBron James emerged from a similar session last year with a post game in tow, it’s clearly worth it. […]

Whats Doin: Chris Bosh gets wild

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Chris Bosh goes nuts with a bottle of champagne, spraying himself in crazy fashion. * The Brooklyn Nets stoop to ‘Orlando Magic-type’ pathetic lows in order to persuade Deron Williams to re-sign this offseason. They parked a truck outside his apartment in Brooklyn […]

Whats Doin: Dirk’s feelin’ the music

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Sometimes these things just write themselves. Dirk Nowitzki on stage playing the tambourine. Gold! * Get your Dwight Howard ‘loyalty’ T-shirt. And the best part – it’s no joke, the Orlando Magic had these printed and you can buy them on the team’s […]

Day 9 – Melo earns his coin

Another big day on the playoff calendar, which saw an epic performance on Broadway, and three teams – Atlanta, Chicago and Denver – move to the brink of elimination. 3 votes – Carmelo Anthony. I’ve never liked the guy, but you’ve got to give credit where it’s due – Melo was phenomenal in the second […]

Whats Doin: Austin Daye is the Pistons’ whipping boy

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Check out these photos of a bloated Marc Gasol in high school. Apparently his nickname was “the Big Burrito”. I’ll say. * Austin Daye gets hogtied in the shower of the Piston’s locker room. There’s a half smile there but you can see […]

Day 3 – No, Amar’e, you’re supposed to attack the glass ON THE court

These playoffs are fast becoming must-watch. While today didn’t have a game quite on par with the Clippers-Grizzlies thriller of yesterday, we did get a series of tight and hard-fought games and further evidence of what is becoming one of the best rivalries in the NBA, the OKC-Dallas series. 3 votes – LeBron James. I […]

Some classic photos for your enjoyment

As co-editor of NBAMate I spend an inordinate amount of time searching Google Images to try and find the perfect picture for the perfect post. In the process I occasionally stumble across some, shall we say, interesting photos. So I’ve collected them, naturally, and will now serve them up for your enjoyment. There’s some flat-out […]