Posts Tagged ‘NBA lockout’

Five reasons to be thankful for the NBA lockout

The NBA lockout was a sham, but that’s not to say nothing good came out of it. On the contrary, during those miserable months an assortment of video footage came to light that was just pure gold. Here’s my top five videos of the lockout period. 5. He’s ‘Costanza-esque’ in stature and a dead ringer […]

Whats Doin: New York a no-go for Chris Paul?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * This is awesome. A Taiwanese animation recaps the NBA lockout. * CBS Sports’ Ken Berger lays down the options for Chris Paul. Unless he’s willing to take a massive hit financially, he can forget about the Knicks. * Besiktas retires Deron Williams’ jersey […]

The madness is over, we have a season!

It’s about bloody time. From ESPN: NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout and hope to begin the delayed season on Christmas Day. Neither side provided many specifics but said the only words players and fans wanted to hear. “We want to play basketball,” NBA commissioner David […]

Whats Doin: Jimmer Fredette wins a dance off

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * A morose-looking Michael Jordan, a poker game and a wad of cash. * Jimmer Fredette vs Isaiah Thomas in a rookie dance contest. * Patty Mills on his decision to play in China. * Deron Williams drops 50 points for Besiktas. * J.R. […]

Lockout Doozies: Part 2

As promised, here’s Part 2 of the ‘Lockout Doozies’ edition. And so long as the asshattery continues so will this piece, because at this point moronic statements are about as good as we’re going to get from these clowns. “Michael Fake Jordan is a sell out. #Period. He forgot which hole he came out of.” […]

Whats Doin: Delonte West needs some financial advice

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Delonte West has 13 dependents and no health insurance. And no job. And by the looks of it, no money. Yikes. * LeBron James dunks on feisty British kid. * The ‘winners’ and losers of the NBA lockout. * Jimmer Fredette on all […]

Lockout Blues: Where I Unleash My Inner 2Pac

Note: The opinions and f-bombs expressed in this post belong solely to one very pissed off NBA fan and blogger, and are not necessarily fit for consumption by children and/or mothers. This how we gonna do this. F**k David Stern. F**k Billy Hunter. F**k the NBA, the NBAPA, their members, their owners and their organisations, And if […]

No Deal

It’s not good. From ESPN: The players’ association rejected the league’s latest proposal for a new labor deal Monday and began disbanding, paving the way for a yet-to-be filed lawsuit and throwing the 2011-12 season into jeopardy. Negotiating went nowhere, so now the union is going away. And Stern said “nuclear winter” is coming. “We’re […]

NBAMate Exclusive Q&A With Andrew Bogut

NBAMate recently caught up with Milwaukee Buck and Aussie legend Andrew Bogut, to pick his brain on All-Star snubs, Kevin Garnett and more. Andrew, appreciate you taking the time to talk to us at NBAMate. The topic on every NBA fan’s mind at the moment is obviously the lockout. There’s been some ups and downs […]

Whats Doin: Dwight Howard ‘Tebowing’?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Forget planking, Dwight Howard demonstrates the new craze – ‘Tebowing’. * Shaq zings LeBron. * Where the two sides stand on the NBA lockout. * Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski tears Billy Hunter a new one. * Gary Payton and homies chill on his […]