The NBA Players Should Not Cave, Season Be Damned
This past Tuesday night was a downer. Instead of enjoying one of my favorite nights of the year by ordering pizza, plopping down on the couch, and watching the opening night of a new NBA season on television, I was twiddling my thumbs. I was actually catching up on some work, but it was totally depressing to know that I should have been enjoying the NBA tip off. Last Tuesday…Read more...
Tags:NBA , NBA Lockout , NBA Players United
Spurs Deal George Hill to the Pacers
The San Antonio Spurs have tradeed 6th man George Hill to the Indiana Pacers for the draft rights to 6-7 San Diego State forward Kawhi Leonard, 6-10 Latvian forward Davis Bertans, and 2005 second round pick Erazem Lorbek, a 6-10 center playing in Spain. Leonard the cornerstone of the Spurs end of the deal is an athletic, tough-minded small forward who can play lockdown defense and rebound. Perimeter defense and rebounding were both…Read more...
Tags:George Hill , Kawhi Leonard , NBA , San Antonio Spurs
Tim Duncan is Still Setting the Bar
Tim Duncan IS Still Setting the Bar Evaluating the Greatest NBA Players in the Post-Jordan Era With the news last week of Shaquille O’Neal’s retirement from the Boston Celtics and in the mist of an entertaining NBA Finals, I thought this would be an appropriate time to open up a debate here at theLeftAhead.com about the best NBA player in the post-Michael Jordan era. I don’t mean since 2003, when…Read more...
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