NBA BUZZ
Challenging the Warriors
by Bobby Motus - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The trade deadline had come and gone. The high profile and high scoring pickup game and the other attractions over the weekend had entertained basketball fans all over.
New teams, old faces, bad decisions
by Bobby Motus - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The NBA player sweepstakes had ended and the biggest story was how the LA Lakers got screwed by the New Orleans Pelicans. It would be safe to say that the Pels never had the intention of releasing Anthony Davis...
The Unicorn joins Halle-Luka
by Bobby Motus - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Everyone worth his NBA basketball was focused on the Anthony Davis drama that we all got lost in translation when news broke out that the New York Knicks dealt Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks in a move...
End of the Timber-bulls era
by Bobby Motus - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Some of the ways to get fired as a coach in an NBA team are to get disliked by the fans, overuse your starters and beat the Los Angeles Lakers by 22 points.
Early MVP candidates
by Bobby Motus - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Twenty-four games into the season, a select number of players have excelled above the rest of the league and if the year were to close, they will be contending for the NBA’s top individual award. As always,...
Melo playing for Puerto Rico?
by Bobby Motus - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
With his NBA career in limbo, Carmelo Anthony is not exactly wanting in finances. Forbes listed his total net worth at above $100 million from salaries and endorsements.
The NBA’s under appreciated players
by Bobby Motus - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Five weeks into the season, what we had been expecting of the stars taking over and willing their teams to perform happened.
Enough
by Bobby Motus - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes, there is a need for us to say and express what’s on our minds, damn if some people don’t like it.
Too early to panic
by Bobby Motus - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Ten games into the season, all 30 teams have at least one defeat on their records. In the Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors, as expected, are winning games and are on top of the standings with a 9-1...
On the firing line
by Bobby Motus - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Coming to coach Cleveland in the middle of the 2015-2016 season, Tyron Lue immediately impressed team management when he guided the Cavs to three straight Finals appearance including their first ever NBA crown in...
The new NBA season opens
by Bobby Motus - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
We had seen the pre-season games of our favorite teams and more or less have an idea of what to expect from them.
Boston’s time to shine?
by Bobby Motus - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Last season, it took the best player in the Eastern Conference and his band of Cavaliers seven games to dispose of a gritty and undermanned squad of the Men in Green and then advance to the NBA Finals.
The Class of 2018 to the Basketball HOF
by Bobby Motus - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
This year’s HOF have thirteen people who had made significant contributions to the sport of basketball up for induction.
Manu retires
by Bobby Motus - August 29, 2018 - 12:00am
After winning their first ever NBA title, a left handed shooting guard was picked 57th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in a loaded 1999 NBA Draft that included Elton Brand, Steve Francis, Baron Davis, Lamar Odom,...
Loul Deng
by Bobby Motus - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Almost all NBA followers know of the player who doesn’t play yet he gets an annual take home pay of $18 million.
Reunited, and will it feel so good?
by Bobby Motus - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
After a failed experiment the past season where Oklahoma hoped to make their big three version of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, the Thunder cleared about $100 million when Melo waived his no-trade...
Out of work but still salaried
by Bobby Motus - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
When someone retires, usually it means that that somebody will be free from the daily grinds of work and signals the end of a person’s regular income-generating ability.
The 2003 top picks
by Bobby Motus - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The 2003 NBA Draft Class had four of the top five picks reaching superstar status and all four became multiple All-Stars.
MJ, KB or LBJ
by Bobby Motus - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Except for a few remaining big names, major player transfers and signings had been done.
Some of the best FA signings in NBA history
by Bobby Motus - July 18, 2018 - 12:00am
During the off season, NBA teams usually go after players whose contracts with their mother teams had ended and offer them deals that would be idiotic to decline.
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