Posts Tagged ‘Josh Smith’

The Story of Josh Smith

Yikes. Sorry Pistons fans (i.e. Rob D) but it won’t end well.

Whats Doin: Kendrick gets angry, throws bottle at nail salon

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * If you haven’t already seen it, here’s The Kobe Dunk. * Andrew Bogut wants some payback on the Houston Rockets. * As the title of the article says, ‘Kendrick Perkins threw a Gatorade bottle at a nail salon after his wife argued with […]

Quotes of the Month – February 2012

“You think I’ll hang around and average 19 points or 18 points? Hell no.” – The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant on how much longer he intends to play. His ‘twilight years’ will be interesting, that’s for sure. “I’ll need something to live on.” – Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov pledged to give $17 billion of his $18 […]

The five most annoying players in the NBA?

Don’t confuse this for a knucklehead list; I’ve already done that. No, these are the guys that for whatever reason just get under your skin. They’re the itch that can’t be scratched. 5. Carlos Boozer There’s not much to like about this guy. You’ve got that silly manicured beard, the bogus hair, the sloppy D, […]

The All-Head Case Team

The general rule of thumb is that an NBA roster can support only one head case. Exceed the limit and the job of coaching will resemble that of a highly paid baby sitter – just ask Flip Saunders or George Karl. So I’ve always wondered; what if we rounded up the ten biggest lunatics in […]

Day 22 and 24 – Filling in the gaps

Day 22 – Bring out the Brooms 3 votes – Jason Terry. On a day when Dirk was actually a little quiet (only took 11 shots), Jet went absolutely bananas, nailing 9-10 threes on his way to 32 points – in 25 minutes. On his way to sending the Lakers home in a stunning sweep. I […]

5 Win-Win Trades

JT is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. A Brett Maher-like streak shooter in his heyday, JT now finds time to break down the fundamentals of the round-ball game in between changing diapers and other fatherly duties. Typically an NBA trade produces a winner and a loser, but here are five trade […]

2009-2010 Fantasy Wrap-up

Think back to last October as we waited in anticipation for the 2009/10 NBA season to begin. The Richard Jefferson and Antonio McDyess acquisitions installed San Antonio as West favourites in many experts’ eyes. We wondered whether one ball was enough for the Memphis Grizzlies’ offense. We were annoyed that Spanish phenom Ricky Rubio wouldn’t […]

Day 2 – Iggy and Mr Big Shot(s)

Only one moment has left me jumping up and down in front of my tele so far these playoffs, and that was Iggy’s shot to beat the Magic today. That’s when I realized I was rooting for the Sixers in this series. I’m a big Iguodala fan as anyone reading this blog knows. I put […]

My All-NBA AFL Team

They couldn’t be more worlds apart. One sport is played by lean, leaping giants, throwing a round ball into a small hoop with five-man teams running end-to-end on shiny wooden floor boards. The other is played by tough, rugged warriors trying to kick an impossible egg-shaped ball over a grass paddock 180 meters long through […]