Posts Tagged ‘Danny Granger’

Day 8 – Fear the beard

While I wasn’t willing to wake up at 4:00am to watch the Pacers and Magic battle it out live in Orlando, I did manage to get myself out of bed at 6:30 – just in time to see my ex-lover, CP3, strut his stuff in front of a jacked up crowd in the Staples Center. […]

Day 5 – Where surprises don’t always happen

On the fifth day of NBA playoffs things panned out as expected. Memphis managed to maintain their lead and earn a home court split. Tony Parker sliced and diced the Utah defense en route to a San Antonio thrashing of the Jazz. And thanks to a nice showing from Danny Granger, the Pacers slugged out […]

Confessions of a Box Score Watcher

Hans is the NBAMate fantasy dude and resident expert of 80′s teen movies. Occasionally he looks up from his box scores and player splits and PER rankings to find time to dispense his fantasy wisdom. This is one of those times. Forget about asylum seekers, forget the new Twilight movie and forget the upcoming AFL […]

Sunday Six Pack: Brandon Jennings. That is all.

 AP Photo/Jeffery Phelps ONE: I normally do the Aussie Roundup first, but there’s no denying that the top of the news today – and arguably the whole week – belongs to Mr Brandon Jennings. After watching the Pistons pull off a nice come-from-behind victory in Washington, I went out shopping this afternoon feeling very content. […]

Sunday Six Pack: Big Men, Sour Grapes and the Return of T-Mac?

ONE: Charley Rosen at Fox Sports wrote a piece during the week on young centers in the NBA, titled “Why there’s a shortage of quality big men“. In it he touches on Andrew Bogut and offers the following assessment: “Bogut is perhaps the most savvy of the young bigs and also possesses very good hands. […]

It’s Official: He’s The Platypus

Avid readers of NBAMate will remember the piece I wrote on Danny Granger a couple of months back, a piece that others have since labeled “epic”, “amazing”, “?” and including the “greatest paragraph ever conceived by man”. I’m not writing this post out of blatant self-promotion… well, kinda… but I feel this needs to be […]

What is Danny Granger?

There is a natural tendency for NBA fans and media to categorize players into certain molds to help better understand what they are and what they’re trying to do. To translate an unknown quantity into something a little more familiar. You only need to look at a scout report for any young player and you’ll […]