Archive for July, 2009

Berger: Tough to miss point in this year’s draft

There has been no shortage of unkind assessments of the 2009 NBA Draft — the lack of star power beyond Blake Griffin , the lack of depth beyond the first five or six picks.

Blazers sign Andre Miller

Blazers sign Andre Miller Denver Nuggets guard Andre Miller gets a hold of Toronto Raptors forward Matt Bonner’s leg while driving down the lane during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Toronto March 10, 2006.

For the author, being a Denver hoops fan has meant a life full of…

See, I know You and David Stern and 97 percent of the cable-ready world want Kobe vs.

Ex-Rebels coach on Clippers’ radar

Tim Grgurich might be on the move. Grgurich, a former UNLV assistant and head coach who currently serves as the top assistant on George Karl’s staff with the Denver Nuggets, has been offered a similar position by the Los Angeles Clippers.

Clips Offer Gig to Tim Grgurich

From Marc Stein : In more definitive transaction news involving the Clippers, L.A. has offered a coaching position to famed skills guru Tim Grgurich in hopes of convincing Grgurich to walk away from longtime boss George Karl.

Allen Iverson’s Options: Money or Playoffs

What a difference a year makes. A year ago Allen Iverson was playing for the Denver Nuggets, making $20 million, and was considered a top 10-15 player… by Nick Holden 43 reads Opinion What a difference a year makes.

Iverson’s suitors aren’t chasing a prize

As an undersized and unemployed 34-year-old shooting guard, it’s easy to co-opt Allen Iverson’s nickname and attach some tired whimsy to his current job search.

Few Teams Seem Interested in What Iverson Offers

It is uncomfortably deep into the N.B.A. ’s free agency period and Allen Iverson , the player who for more than a decade depicted heart, heartache and cornrows, is a man without a destination.

NBA: Iverson’s agent set to talk to Clippers

Allen Iverson’s agent plans to meet with Los Angeles Clippers officials in Las Vegas to discuss a one-year deal for the mid-level exception of $5.8 million, ESPN.com reported.

Bench May Be Biggest Hurdle in Iverson-to-Clippers Talk

Yes, the Los Angeles Clippers are having talks with Allen Iverson. But a signing does not appear imminent, because Iverson is still chafing at the idea of coming off the bench.

Houston, We Have the Answer: Why Allen Iverson Makes Sense for the Rockets

Do you remember the summer of 2001? The NBA was struggling to find a post-Jordan identity, and Shaq and Kobe were happy to fill the void… by Andrew Sexton 7 227 reads Opinion July 15, 2009 Do you remember the summer of 2001? The NBA was struggling to find a post-Jordan identity, and Shaq and Kobe were happy to fill the void.

Allen Iverson To The Clippers? Oh, The Possibilities

Original article on OnlineSportsFanatic.com For years now, the Los Angeles Clippers have been known as the graveyard of the NBA, where promising careers hit an abrupt end and the Clipper faithful have seen more busts than they have wins… by Colin Means 157 reads Opinion Original article on OnlineSportsFanatic.com For years now, the Los Angeles …

Report: Clippers in ’serious’ talks with Iverson

Report: Clips talking to A.I. The makeover of the Los Angeles Clippers may include a former scoring champion.

Report: Spurs become leader to sign Antonio McDyess

Yahoo!Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Spurs are in the lead to sign free agent Antonio McDyess.

Allen Iverson Wants to Play For the Heat

While the Answer has shown throughout his career he can put the ball through the hoop at an incredible rate, the current iteration of the player raises far too many questions;signing Iverson the player also means signing Iverson the person.