Posts Tagged ‘Denver Nuggets’

Whats Doin: A day at the ballpark with Thunder Dan

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Do you remember ‘Thunder’ Dan Majerle? Well, here he is at a baseball game randomly catching a ‘ground rule double’. And then he strikes a pose. Classic. * After their Game 7 win over the Grizzlies, the Clippers snatch a giant picture of […]

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 […]

Q&A Roundtable: The home stretch

With only a few weeks left in the 2011-2012 season and some teams having as few as 10 games left to play, we’re well and truly on the home stretch. Perfect time then to check in with the NBAMate crew and pick their brains on all the big questions. Q&A stylez. 1. The Heat’s recent […]

The Things I Learned In January

Some random observations from the previous month’s action: * The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the cusp of putting together not only a winner, but a must-see basketball team. They have an untouchable threesome in Love, Rubio and Williams, a brilliant coach and a (relatively) clean cap sheet. But if they want to reach the playoffs […]

Contenders and Pretenders – Early Season Edition

I know, it’s a little early. But with most teams having played 8 or more games, it’s enough of a sample size to get a feel for who will be the true contenders this season, and which teams are just making up the numbers. The Contenders 1. Miami Heat – They couldn’t have played their […]

5 Burning Qs and Predictions for the 2011 NBA Playoffs

I don’t know if I’ve told you this before, but man, I love the playoffs.  I really love em.  And you all know how much I love my NBA. I can’t wait till the regular season rolls around, to see how prior champions respond, to see the new cream rise to the top. To follow […]

What The Nuggets Were Waiting For

“Here comes the wise man And there goes the fool” – What The World Is Waiting For (The Stone Roses) One of my mates, Lurch (so named cause of his height) has been a Denver Nuggets fan since the day they drafted Carmelo. To be honest with you, no one really knows why. We’ve never […]

MELOpoly

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 […]

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 I

They’re finally here. The 2010 NBA Playoffs. The second season. The reason we play 82. On the eve of Day 1 of the playoffs, Ant and Rob break down each series the old-fashioned way, position-by-position, as well as telling you what really matters. You know, like what beer to drink, who you should be rooting […]