Posts Tagged ‘Charlotte Bobcats’

Whats Doin: Some numskull violates Marc Gasol

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kanye West caught ogling the New York Knicks’ cheerleaders. Can’t blame him. Not sure Kimmy K would approve though. * Some dude sitting courtside tries to put two fingers up Marc Gasol’s butt. I’m serious. * Former NBA string bean and washout, Keith […]

Lockout Blues: Of Teams And Man

The NBA has too many teams. There. I’ve set out the basic premise of this article in the very first line. Last time, I discussed the problem of market size in the NBA. Part of the reason this is a problem is that the NBA simply over-expanded over the years, which has also served to […]

Top Ten Most Likely: 2010-11 Edition

Just as he did a couple of seasons ago, Tizzle is back to look at the most likely headlines awaiting us in 2010-2011. Read all about it! 1. Carmelo Anthony Suits Up For NY His intentions were clear before, after a summer of Broadway flirtation, but now they are 100% obvious. Amar’e took one step […]

2010-11 NBA Preview – Sleepers, Creepers and Grenades

Greetings, gentlemen and ladyboys. Today I come to you not from the glitz and glamour of South Beach, the sunshine and G-strings of the Gold Coast or even from amongst the skanky delights of my home city’s own Kings Cross. Instead, I come to you from my family’s apartment, right under the Sydney Airport flight […]

The only Playoff Preview you’ll need – Part II

Ant may have got all the sexy first round match-ups out West, but I’ve got the two biggest Finals contenders right here baby. Beasts of the East. 1st Cleveland Cavaliers vs 8th Chicago Bulls A few weeks ago I was reflecting on Cleveland’s playoff run last season. It was a bittersweet run for me. Bitter, […]

2008-2009 Season Preview: The Pretenders

It’s late October so you know what that means. Every basketball website /blog /magazine /podcast on the planet feels the need to look at every team and try to predict what’s going to happen in 08-09. Here at NBAMate we thought we’d do things a little differently. Rather than look at each team and try […]

Draft Day Drama

The 2007 NBA Draft started predictably, and then went a little crazy. The two big guns, Oden and Durant went #1 and #2 as expected, but the rest didn’t exactly go according to plan. What happened to the big draft-day trades for KG and Amare? How did Yi Jianlian, the supposed under-done softy small-forward go […]