Posts Tagged ‘Danilo Gallinari’

Whats Doin: The New Orleans Pelicans?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The New Orleans Hornets are expected to change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. They’re havin’ a laugh, no? * At a Halloween party Tim Duncan and Tony Parker pointed some fake guns at a […]

Quotes of the Month – May 2012

“I just got caught up with women throwing themselves at me. When a girl sends me 100 pictures, I have to send something back every now and then. I’m not an asshole.” – Former Blazer Greg Oden in a recent interview, explaining why he sent out the infamous nude picture of himself to a female […]


Who doesn’t love a good game of monopoly? Well, like all games of monopoly, it ain’t worth it unless it goes for far too long. I thought I would break down this real life game of Monopoly that is unfolding before us with the Carmelo Anthony trade speculation. Most important part of a game of […]

The New New York Knicks – December Edition

Following the new Knicks …not to be confused with the New York Knicks of the past! We continue to focus on the new look Knicks, and boy was December a good month if you are a supporter of the Blue n’ Orange, or just basketball in general. The Knicks hot streak of 13 wins from […]

The New New York Knicks – Oct/Nov Edition

Following the new Knicks …not to be confused with the New York Knicks of the past! As a devout New York Knicks fan, I was geared up for the 2010-11 season to be a BIG one. Obviously, LeBron was the goal, but overall improvement of our team was the greater desire. So this season I […]

Wall of Fame, meet Danilo Gallinari

Once again the people have spoken. For only the fourth time in NBAMate history, we have a personnel change in our Wall of Fame. The votes were tight, and thanks to the recent groundswell of anti-Miami hate, Dwayne Wade looked like his days in the WoF were numbered. He was in a tussle with Juan […]

The Cock in the Wall

Readers of NBAMate will fondly remember the Doubting Thomas Awards that we ran throughout the 2009-2010 season. No other blog in the world spent as much time writing about Chris Quinn, Patrick O’Bryant and Roko Ukic as we did. Whether that’s a good thing or not I’m not sure, but we’re pretty proud of it. […]

Doubting Thomas Award – We Have a Winner

Five months ago we laid down the challenge for 10 very special NBA players. The challenge to prove their doubters wrong throughout the 2009-2010 NBA campaign. A combination of hyped draft picks turned busts, failing international projects, and guys who simply hadn’t lived up to the expectations that fans had held for them, whether fairly […]

Doubting Thomas Award – February Rankings

It’s taken four months but it finally happened – we have a new #1 in the Doubting Thomas Rankings! Danilo Gallinari, who has thoroughly dominated this competition so far, finally slipped up and allowed a surging Mr. Dragic to pass him. With only one more Doubting Thomas ranking left (March and April will be combined), […]

Doubting Thomas Award – January Rankings

The three-month mark is an important one in the NBA calendar, as it means the season is half done. For our Doubting Thomas candidates, it means they’re halfway through their mission of proving the doubters wrong (go back to early November to reacquaint yourselves with each player’s mission). So while providing a good status check, […]