Posts Tagged ‘Joe Johnson’

Whats Doin: MKG baptises Monroe

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with a massive dunk over Greg Monroe. * Ball Don’t Lie’s Kelly Dwyer absolutely nails the Thomas Robinson trade. The title of his piece tells the story: “The Sacramento Kings, weirdly, send Thomas Robinson to the Houston Rockets.” * DeAndre Jordan […]

Whats Doin: Into the mind of Kobe Bryant

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The San Antonio Spurs officially announce the signing of Aron Baynes. * Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski speaks to a very candid Kobe Bryant after their loss to Chicago. According to Kobe, to fix this thing he’s just got to “find a way to […]

Whats Doin: Win a trip to NBA All-Star 2013

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * ESPN Australia/NZ is giving away two tickets to the 2013 NBA All-Star event, to be held in Houston, Texas in February. For a chance to win this money can’t buy experience select a seat in their virtual Facebook stadium. That’s a trip of […]

Whats Doin: Harrison Barnes lowers the boom

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Finally, a Robert Sacre compilation. I love this guy. * If you haven’t seen it, here’s The Harrison Barnes’ Dunk. It’s gonna’ be hard to top that. * More from Andrew Bogut on his injury situation. * In his first game in China […]

Independence Day (Part 2)

When I told my friends about my conversion to the Nets this evening, I got a bunch of varied responses. These included “finally”, “no dude, don’t do it” and, my favourite, “dude, you went to Sweden. Did you really fail so badly to hook up with any hot blonde chicks there that you think becoming […]

Whats Doin: Mark Jackson, you’re a fraud!

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Andrew Bogut’s left arm is longer than his right arm. Freaky. * Luxury taxes mean squat to Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov; he’s known to make $20-30 million PER DAY! * Man of God (and husband and father) Mark Jackson has been caught with […]

Lockout Doozies: Part 1

Without further ado, here’s the best and worst quotes of the offseason thus far. I am confident, check that, I am certain more doozies will be forthcoming so look for Part 2 at the conclusion of the lockout. Let’s hope there’s no need for a Part 3 or 4. “Talk to the owner. He gave […]

Day 16 – …Um, What Just Happened?

What happened? The Lakers showed that they will not three-peat. Yeah, I said it. I’ll explain why after the votes. In today’s other game, Atlanta pulled off a major upset by beating the Bulls 101-94 in Chicago. The Lakers themselves went down 96-94 to Dallas. 3 Points – Joe Johnson. Almost impossible to split JJ […]

Day 13 – Closing Time

3 votes – Dirk Nowitzki. Hard to deny Dirk the 3-votes today, leading his Mavs into the second round in a game I honestly did not expect them to win. A bit of tough playoff resolve on the road – not exactly the Mavs forte in recent years. But thanks to Dirk saving his best […]

What Really Happened At The NBA Free Agent Summit

At a private island somewhere in the Pacific… Inside a large conference room in LeBron’s palatial island mansion, the King and Dwyane Wade sat at the head of a giant table. A series of chairs, each varying in comfort level, were spread around the table, placed horizontally. LeBron: Damn, when are those guys gonna get […]