The Blake Trade

The Clippers bit the big bullet and traded Blake Griffin only a few months after signing him to a five-year $171 million(ish) extension.  What can we glean from this trade?  Quite a bit.  Let’s run through FAQ style: How good…

No D in the Land

The Cavs’ very dry spell the last few weeks has caused all sorts of drama internally and externally.  Was letting Kyrie Irving go for Isaiah Thomas hurting the team?  Cleveland reportedly had a heated meeting where Kevin Love was considered…

A Farewell to Barnes

This week, Matt Barnes officially announced his retirement from the NBA.  Barnes’ retirement announcement was his typical defiant self: “Love me or HATE ME, I DID IT MY WAY!”  Barnes wasn’t really a good enough player to merit our usual…