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Isiah Thomas: Clipper-Bound?

March 26th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Should a nuclear war wipe out life on this planet at some point in the future, only a few earthly creatures will survive: cockroaches and, apparently, Isiah Thomas.
Thomas is reportedly a hot commodity in NBA circles again, with the Los Angeles Clippers being the leading candidate to acquire his brilliant services. Of course they are.


Report: UConn Violated NCAA Rules

March 25th, 2009

by Ryne Nelson
Rip Hamilton’s former agent Josh Nochimson is at the center of violations centering around UConn’s recruitment of “high-risk” recruit Nate Miles.
From Adrian Wojnarowski and Dan Wetzel of Yahoo!!!!:


In Charlotte, Horse-Riding is More Important Than the Bobcats

March 25th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Team owner Bob Johnson has no qualms with letting his employees know this. And this reality drives Larry Brown crazy.
The Charlotte Bobcats have had a raw deal over the last few years with their scheduling, and this season is no different. They have Johnson’s daughter (and her horsies) to blame.
From the Charlotte Observer:


Thanks to Kobe’s ‘Selfishness’, the Mavs Can Beat L.A. in Playoffs

March 25th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Um, that’s according to Ryan Hollins of the Mavs, a man who has played in a whopping 18 games this season, and clocked about 9 minutes per.
Hollins, appearing on a sports radio talk show, gave the Lakers (and their leader) some great motivational material should the two squads meet in the first round of the postseason.
The Dallas Morning News has the details:


Chris Bosh’s Wholesome Image Takes a Hit

March 24th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
CB4, perhaps more than anyone else in the L, works very hard at branding himself and creating a certain public persona. That of an accessible, somewhat goofy, fun-loving guy.


Stan Van Gundy Stumps for Ewing, Rips Knicks

March 24th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Patrick Ewing and a host of other Knicks greats were feted at the Garden last night. Stan Van Gundy and his Magic were in town, and Orlando’s coach wasn’t exactly in a celebratory mood.


Bill Walton: Still Delightfully Crazy

March 24th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Last week, Harvey Pollack, the legendary Sixers’ statistician, celebrated his 87th birthday. His longtime friend Bill Walton marked the occasion by leaving him precisely what you’d expect a Bill Walton voicemail to sound like.


Hibachi No Guarantee for Saturday Return

March 23rd, 2009

by Ryne Nelson
Gilbert Arenas may be back on the court this season. That is, as soon as he makes up his mind about it.


LeBron on Playing Alongside D-Wade

March 23rd, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
No one enjoys discussing the summer of 2010 more than its biggest fish: LeBron James. He revels in the added attention it brings him, and loves messing with the press about it.
In town to play against the Nets, James was at it again. The AP reports:


A New GM for the Clippers?

March 23rd, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Mike Dunleavy’s reign of ineptitude could soon be coming to an end. Some of it, anyway.
Word on the street is that Donald Sterling is looking to bring in a real GM for his bumbling franchise, and one of the guys reportedly being considered has a long history with the area.