Month: May 2008

Playoff Thoughts

1.    L.A. Land:    The Lakers impressively dispatched the Spurs to make their first NBA Finals since they lost to the Pistons in 2003-04.  It’s hard to figure why the Lakers were able to excel this entire series, winning easily in…

Early Mock Draft

The 2008 draft could be called 2007 light. There are 2 players, Rose and Beasley, who are clearly above the rest. They’re not quite at the level Oden and Durant were last year, but they’re clearly the top 2 players …

Transactions 5/1-5/16

Dallas Mavericks  5/14    Name Rick Carlisle head coach  Let’s see…so the Mavs get rid of their old coach because they thought he was too controlling on the offensive sets and restricted Jason Kidd, only focused on defense, and grated on…

Playoff Thoughts

1.    More Home Stuff:    Last night, the Celts, were again beaten on the road to drop their road record 0-6 in the playoffs.  We reviewed this a bit last time but I wondered how unique this playoff’s home dominance was. …

Playoff Thoughts

1.    Homing In:    After the Cavs win tonight in Cleveland, home teams have now one every game this round, with the exception of Orlando’s loss at home in Game 4 against the Pistons (even this was a one-point loss).  This…