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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 [...]

Report: Bulls exploring deal for Pau Gasol

Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that the Lakers would be moving Pau Gasol for multiple pieces in hopes of improving their point guard position and helping with their salary cap in the future.  Those talks have died down over the last few weeks but the Bulls are hoping they [...]

Bogut, Ellis involved in trade talks with multiple teams

Trade talks involving Bucks’ center Andrew Bogut and Warriors’ guard Monta Ellis have heated up over the past 24 days. Houston, Washington and Golden State have talked with Milwaukee about acquiring Bogut according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. The Rockets and Bucks have been talking about a deal that would send Samuel Dalembert and Courtney [...]

Magic want to talk with Bulls about Howard trade

The Orlando Magic are dealing with a major dilemma: do they keep Dwight Howard through the trade deadline and risk losing him for nothing at the end of the season or do they make a trade right now for the big man, knowing they won’t get close to equal value.  And making matters worse is [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/23/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the first half of the NBA season, the All-Star festivities in their backyard of Orlando, what they expect in the second half of the season, the latest on trade talk and more. You can subscribe to the Pro Basketball News podcast on iTunes by clicking here.

Around the Rim: Heat have huge half, Magic rolling

A quick recap of Tuesday’s games in the NBA. Heat 120 Spurs 98: Dwayne Wade was once again in street clothes on the bench, watching his teammates get schooled and trailing by as much as 17 points. But it looked like a whole new Miami team took the court in the second half as they [...]

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 [...]

Around the Rim: Drama out west

Clippers 95 Heat 89 (OT): Could this be the real Clippers that many people expected before the season? The Clips tightened up their defense down the stretch and rallied behind Chris Paul who had 27 points and 11 assists. A lot of people will pick on Lebron James for shrinking in the fourth quarter and [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/11/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about Kobe Bryant’s scoring this season, the Miami Heat’s loss to the Warriors and Lebron James’ role, what is the toughest arena to play in right now, how the Bulls make look winning easy, a comparison between Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum and a possible [...]

Around the Rim: Sixers look strong, Bulls cruise

76ers 96 Pacers 86:  Don’t look now but Doug Collins has Philly sitting atop the Atlantic Division at 6-2.  And it’s not a fluke either.  The Sixers are going nine deep in their rotation and winning close games too.  Case in point was the 15-3 run in the third quarter to take control over the [...]

Video: Stan Van Gundy says Magic not at level of Bulls

Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy talks to the media following the 97-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls and shares his thoughts on where his team is now, their problems and what needs to be done to get better.

Video: Derrick Rose talks Bulls win over Magic

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick talks to the media after his team’s 97-83 win over the Orlando Magic.