Posts Tagged ‘Joakim Noah’

Whats Doin: Joakim Noah is the best, v2.0

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * D-Wade and LeBron chillin’ at the beach. * Nerlens Noel, the Kentucky ‘big man’ projected to be the first pick in the draft, weighed in at only 206 lbs at the draft combine in Chicago. (For comparison, Deron Williams weighs 209 lbs). Err, […]

Whats Doin: Joakim Noah is the best

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kevin Durant wearing a Seattle Supersonics hat? * SB Nation’s Tom Ziller hoses down this nonsense about Kevin Durant coming up short. Geez, there’s some knobs out there. * According to the experts Andrew Wiggins is the next can’t miss superstar coming down […]

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 […]

The Things I Learned In February

Some random observations from the previous month’s action: * It’s pretty clear by now that Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire are not a good match and will likely never form the core of a championship team. I can’t think of any examples in the NBA where a team won a championship when their two best […]

Whats Doin: Where does Darko stash his cash?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Darko Milicic doesn’t trust banks. * Joakim Noah’s gun dance. Nice. * Kevin Love gets payback on Luis Scola, steps on his face. * Chris Paul’s mastery of the pick-and-roll. * Where did Carlos Boozer’s hair come from? The guys over at TBJ […]

Bulls vs Heat – Making History

After so much drama in these playoffs – stunning upsets, unpredictable sweeps, young teams rising, old teams falling – it’s nice to know that some things are going according to plan. The #1 seed Bulls will play the #2 seed Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. The best two teams in the East will battle […]

Day 18 – Puerto Rican Guy! Puerto Rican Guy!

It was almost a year ago today when Puerto Rican Guy was voted off the NBA Wall Of Fame to make way for NBA Doubting Thomas Of The Year champ Danilo “The Cock” Gallinari. Today, he clearly showed just how much the slight still hurt by contributing a major role off the bench in the […]

10 Things We Learned In November

It’s that time of the month folks, when I chime in with 10 observations from the previous month’s NBA action (in no particular order). Let’s get into it. 1. No Haslem, No Title? LeBron’s been too passive, Wade looks lost and Bosh has no presence on the inside. All this can and will be rectified, […]

Sunday Six Pack: Bad Shot Kobe, Dancing Lebron and the Evolution of Big Ben

 Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images ONE: Ok so maybe I was a bit premature with the ‘Bogut for All-Star’ campaign. Or maybe that post put the mozz on him. Either way, the Bogey man has had a couple of sub-par games since that awesome effort against the Bulls earlier in the week. Against […]

Bulls-Celtics – The Greatest Story on Earth

Forget amazing, tonight Impossible Happened. The series with four overtimes through its first five games has ended up with seven overtimes through its first six. If those numbers don’t make sense, they’re not supposed to. You’re not supposed to have more overtimes than games. Tonight basketball fans were left speechless, incapable of describing a game […]