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  • How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years

    How Lakers might be able to rebuild during Kobe Bryant's last years
    Kobe Bryant is done for the season, but he's already eyeballing next year with high expectations. "It's my job to go out there on the court and perform. No excuses for it. You have to get it done," Bryant said in a news conference on Wednesday, after...
  • Kobe Bryant also needs to blame himself for Lakers' mess

    Kobe Bryant also needs to blame himself for Lakers' mess
    Kobe Bryant forgot to mention someone of note in his rant about the Lakers’ future. Himself. Thanks to Bryant’s payroll-devouring $48.5-million contract over the next two seasons, the Lakers will have little financial wiggle room to...
  • UConn Players In The NBA

    Jeff Adrien, 2005-09, Milwaukee Bucks: 4.1 rebounds, 2.6 points in 11.4 minutes for Charlotte and Milwaukee. Ray Allen, 1993-96, Miami Heat: 9.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, 35 percent from 3-point range in 26.3 minutes. Hilton Armstrong, 2002-06, Golden...
  • Phoenix Suns might have four first-round picks in 2014 NBA draft

    Phoenix Suns might have four first-round picks in 2014 NBA draft
    The Lakers have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, contemplating a trade that could send Pau Gasol to the Arizona desert for the expiring contract of Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round pick. The Suns are in a unique position heading into the...
  • Meet Orlando Magic GM finalist Jeff Bower

    he Orlando Magic have, for now, narrowed their field of general manager candidates to three finalists: Jeff Bower, Rob Hennigan and Dennis Lindsey. We here at the Magic BasketBlog have attempted to provide some background on the finalists: spotlighting...
  • Dwight Howard tries to lead, but he faces a potential credibility problem

    Dwight Howard tries to lead, but he faces a potential credibility problem
    At some point during a season, every NBA team — even a great team — will need a leader on its roster to step up and set an example for his teammates. The Orlando Magic, by no means a great team, have reached that point after an inexcusable...
  • Jim Calhoun's Best Work: His Top Players

    One of the selling points UConn coach Jim Calhoun would use on would-be Huskies was the coach's success of getting players to the next level. In his career Calhoun coached many first-team All-Americans and NBA lottery picks. Here are some of the best:...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Potential Orlando Magic general manager candidates

    The Orlando Magic and Otis Smith, the team’s president of basketball operations and general manager, have parted ways. The Magic historically have promoted from within, elevating John Weisbrod to the general manager’s job in March 2004 and...
  • Wizards eyeing up 3 who could go at No. 3

    The Washington Wizards insist they aren't wedded to any prospect for the third overall pick, and they remain at the mercy of what the Charlotte Bobcats decide to do ahead of them — whether it's take Kansas junior and Washington native Thomas...
  • Sometimes, you just wish you could find that old Carmelo

    Sometimes, you just wish you could find that old Carmelo
    Maybe this all has been drummed up by the ever-in-search-of-controversy New York Post, but it appears Carmelo Anthony is disgruntled once again. According to an anonymous source, he's upset with the direction of the New York Knicks, wants more input on...