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Pro Basketball News – October 31, 2012 | Season Preview

Brian and Tony preview the upcoming NBA season with who they think will make the playoffs and who won’t, NBA Finals matchup and who will win it all, awards winners and more along with games from last night including the Celtics vs. the Heat and what happened to the Lakers on opening night.

Pro Basketball News – October 29, 2012 | Eastern Conference Preview

Brian and Tony are back as they preview the eastern conference with a breakdown of each team and how they look heading into the new season.

Eastern Conference schedule breakdown

No place to start the 2012-13 NBA schedule breakdown then at the beginning, since everyone will be so tired of the meaningless exhibition games by Oct. 30 that casting eyes on a game that counts is going to bring instant relief. As a result, I can guarantee that Wizards visit to Cleveland that’s easy to [...]

Eastern Conference roll call

ATLANTA HAWKS Probable starters: F Josh Smith, F Al Horford, C Zaza Pachulia, G Jeff Teague, G Devin Harris. Reserves: G Lou Williams, F Kyle Korver,  F Ivan Johnson, G Anthony Morrow,  G John Jenkins, C Johan Petro, F/C Jordan Williams, G/F Pape Sy (NG). Needs: Traditional backup PG, wing shooter, post defender. Notes: Danny [...]

Mejia’s first round pick-by-pick analysis

A little freestyle, pick-by-pick, on Thursday night’s NBA draft. The accompanying photo pays homage to John Calipari’s strengthening influence as the event’s Godfather. Loved the tweet telling recruits he was sorry for being out of touch this week because of all the NBA personnel he had to confer with regarding his six prospects. All that’s [...]

Mejia’s mock draft: Lots of ifs after Davis goes No. 1

Here’s how PBN sees the NBA Draft unfolding on June 28.  (Updated 6/28, 10 AM EST) 1. New Orleans – Anthony Davis, F/C, Kentucky: Won’t have to be the savior out of the gate, stepping into a great situation with team ownership finally solidified and cap space cleared. He’ll need to add strength, but should [...]

Jermaine O’Neal Season Over, Will Undergo Wrist Surgery

The Celtics don’t have to worry about making a decision on whether or not to buy out Jermaine O’Neal contract or keep him the remainder of the season. That’s because the decision was made for him with doctors determining that O’Neal needed surgery on his bad wrist which will sideline him for the season according [...]

Rondo ‘not going anywhere’ says Ainge

There has been plenty of talk over the past few weeks whether or not the Boston Celtics are open to trading Rajon Rondo who is the best, young asset.  Danny Ainge, the team’s president of basketball operations, has decided to put a stop to the speculation. “I don’t know how many times I have to [...]

Lakers, Celtics Did talk Rajon Rondo trade

Over the past few weeks, there has been plenty of talk about the Celtics possibly moving Rajon Rondo.  But that has died down lately with coach Doc Rivers even believing that his point guard will be staying put. Mike Breshanan of the LA Times says that the Lakers and Celtics did talk last week about [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/15/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz are back as they talk about the Jeremy Lin sensation, if they think it can last and how does he fit in with Carmelo Anthony, the injury to Derrick Rose, the Lakers now that the Grammy trip is over, the trade deadline approaching and talk of potential moves, bad teams [...]

Video: Magic Looking for Answers Following Loss to Celtics

Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy speaks to the media following his team’s 91-83 loss to the Boston Celtics, a game where the Magic led by as many as 27 points.

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/20/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the Lakers – Magic matchup tonight and the interesting stories within it regarding Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum, what the biggest need for LA is right now, the possibility of the Celtics breaking up this season, Russell Westbrook getting his extension, trade rumors surrounding Devin Harris as well [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/18/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the latest Dwight Howard rumors, the play of the Orlando Magic, the struggling Celtics and the chances they may blow up the team, the effect the shortened season may be having on players, Kevin Love possibly signing a new deal and if he is a max player as well [...]

Around the Rim: Derek Fisher clutch for LA

Lakers 73 Mavericks 70: This was one of the most ugly, miserable, boring games of the season with both teams bricking shots at a record pace. But they woke up in time for an exciting finish. With the game tied at 70-70, Kobe Bryant and was poised to go for the winner. As soon as [...]

Around the Rim: Heat lose in more ways that one

Nuggets 117 Heat 104: Well, the Miami Heat are human again this season. Lebron James had 35 points but Dwayne Wade badly rolled his right ankle in the fourth quarter and his team couldn’t keep up after that. It was all energy for the Nuggets who put up 31 points in the quarter to literally [...]