Everyone Doubting Jarrett Jack

Three years ago, Jarrett Jack had a career year with the Golden State Warriors. His job was to replace Steph Curry and make something happen. Logging thirty minutes, Jack scored from the perimeter, controlled the pace of the game, averaged 6 assists coming off the bench, scored 13 points, was the spark for a Mark Jackson…

Dwight Howard Brings Gun to The Airport

Early this morning Dwight Howard was detained by security at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Why? He had a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. Once it was detected, Howard was detained and he admitted the handgun was his. Officials allowed him to give the handgun to an associate and Howard proceeded onto his…

DeAndre Jordan Cuts Ties With Agent

DeAndre Jordan’s very dramatic summer ended with a separation. Not that it’s worthy of tears but Jordan has parted ways with his agent(s) Dan Fegan and Jarinn Akana of Relativity Media. Per league rules, Jordan has to wait another 15 days before signing with another agent. Sucks for him that he still has to fork…

Lakers Blood?

To the horror of hematologists everywhere, Jim Buss, Lakers Vice-President of Basketball Operations, thinks there is something called Lakers blood. Apparently, it’s that thick soupy things that runs through your veins if you have been a Laker sometime during your playing career, preferably in those glory days of Showtime. As an example, Buss said Byron…

Jim Buss Pushing Kobe Out The Door

So now we know. Jim Buss, Lakers Executive Vice-President of Basketball Operations, made it clear where he stands on Kobe Bryant’s 20th season. He sees it as Kobe’s final farewell, a swan song, a serenade. Good for him. But, getting Kobe to agree to Buss’ grand exit see you later plan however is a whole…

Clippers Chemistry A Question Mark

ESPN took a hard look at the Clippers roster and considered the moving pieces volatile enough to blow up. They ranked the Clippers 5th in their team turmoil poll, the only contender in the top 5. Perception is reality here; things can go awry with Lance Stephenson on deck. His moodiness and temper and irascible…

Harrison Barnes Is…?

On Tuesday, Harrison Barnes will congregate with 33 of his USA Basketball teammates in a three day Las Vegas mini-camp. Barnes is one of four players from the 2012 draft class to be invited. The other three, Anthony Davis, Bradley Beal and Andre Drummond, have at the very least, one thing they do spectacularly well.…

Dante Exum’s Knee Injury is Devastating News

Certain words are cruel, particularly eight weeks before training camp. ACL and may be torn are a kick to the stomach, I don’t care who you are, what team. But when the injured party just finished his rookie year like Dante Exum and had so much to look forward to in his sophomore season, it…

The Byron Scott 15

This time last year Byron Scott was dismissing three point shooting offenses and his main objection as far as I could tell was there had never been a NBA champion whose points were heavily skewed towards perimeter shooting. Before last season began Scott said the ideal amount of three point shots he wanted taken in…

Wesley Matthews Dissed by Blazers

It’s never a good feeling when you get dissed by the one you love. It creates bitterness. And anger. And it makes you look at things a little bit differently, more cynically. Such is the case of one Wesley Matthews who wanted to return to Portland, his home of the last five years. Portland had…