Category: Quick Thoughts

Quick Thoughts

1. Oden Ouch: The Blazers have recently gotten the tough news that Greg Oden, their number one pick and the ballyhooed number one overall pick, will miss the entire season with micro facture knee surgery.  The immediate reaction was to…

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1.    Dream Team?: Well the FIBA Americas tourney has come and went and, as anticipated, the United States dominated the proceedings.  Of course, the margin of error is so slim in these international proceedings that you can’t assume a win…

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1.    FIBA Things: So far the FIBA Americas really haven’t gone down with much surprise but here are some things to note: -The US is obviously the best team again and its margins of victory have been ridiculous  Still, you…

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1.    Donaghy Problems: The Tim Donaghy situation is clearly the NBA’s biggest nightmare on many levels.  But what do we really know about this whole thing yet?  We know that Donaghy had a gambling problem, that he owed the wrong…

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1.    What’re Yi Doing?: The least shocking news of the day was the announcement of Yi Jianlian’s Chinese team the Beijing Tigers that it would not permit him to sign with the Bucks.  According to Beijing’s owner Chen Haitao: “This…