Author: Harlan Schreiber

Expansion Drafts Revisited

With Charlotte Bobcat’s expansion draft coming in the near future, it’s a fair to pose the question: what is the expansion draft worth in the larger scheme of things?  Well, it does not really seem to be too much.  The…

GM Report: Elgin Baylor

Overview   In April 1986, the Clippers were completing their second season in Los Angeles.  They were 32-50 and going nowhere.  Across town, the Lakers were dominating the headlines.  So, it was natural that the Clippers would try to bask…

Re-Tracing Yinka

I was surprised to read this weekend that former Net and former lottery pick bust, Yinka Dare died of a heart attack at age 32.  The heart attack was apparently due to an arrhythmia that Dare developed in college.  I’m…

Gary Payton’s Place

Last Friday, Gary Payton returned to Seattle.  Payton is in a pretty good place right now, as the point guard for the best team in the NBA.  Still, there still seems to be some bad blood between Payton and management. …