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Western Conference Roll call

DALLAS MAVERICKS Probable starters: F Shawn Marion, F Dirk Nowitzki, C Chris Kaman, G Darren Collison, G O.J. Mayo. Reserves: G/F Vince Carter, F Elton Brand, G Roddy Beaubois, G/F Dahntay Jones, G Delonte West, F/C Brandan Wright, G Dominique Jones, F Jae Crowder, G Jared Cunningham. Needs:  Post defender, wing shooter. Notes: A room exception of roughly $2.5 [...]

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 [...]

Warriors Acquire Richard Jefferson

The second Stephen Jackson era in Golden State didn’t last long. Just days after he was traded to the Warriors from Milwaukee, he has been traded to the Spurs for Richard Jefferson according to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports. Gregg Popovich has always been a fan of Captain Jack and his desire to win.  Jackson [...]

Report: Bucks, Warriors Reach Deal for Bogut, Ellis

The Golden State Warriors are finally adding a quality big man and ridding themselves of Monta Ellis in the process. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that a deal has been agreed to in principal with Warriors sending Ellis along with Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown to Milwaukee for Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson. [...]

Lacob, Warriors Nix Ellis deal to Magic

New Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob is trying to make a splashy and even risky move, hoping to land Magic center Dwight Howard on his club.  The one thing he won’t do is help Orlando keep the center. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, Lacob will not make a deal that would send Monta Ellis to [...]

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 [...]

Curry surprised to be left off Olympics tryouts

USA Basketball has released its list of 20 players that will compete for the 12 spots on the next Olympic squad.  And Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry was not included which left him surprised. From Yahoo! Sports: “It was a little disappointing knowing I was a part of that team two years ago and now [...]

Around the Rim: Tim Duncan still has game

A quick recap of the Sunday night games in the NBA. Spurs 102 Suns 91: The Spurs taking advantage of their schedule early on this season which is heavily loaded with home games. The team improved to 9-0 on their own court as Tim Duncan dropping jumper after jumper and leading his team with 24 [...]

Around the Rim: Dwight Howard is still the best center

Magic 117 Warriors 109: An incredible night for Dwight Howard as Mark Jackson told his team to foul him and foul him and foul him some more. So much so that the Magic big man took an NBA record 39 free throws. It was sound coaching too with Howard hitting only 21 of them but [...]

Howard’s big night seals Magical West coast sweep

Dwight Howard went to the free-throw line for an NBA regular-season record 39 attempts because Mark Jackson wanted to give his team the best chance to win. Considering that him missing 18 free-throws is the equivalent of nine turnovers and that Andris Biedrins, Ekpe Udoh and David Lee had no prayer of defending Howard one-on-one, [...]

Around the Rim: Nate beats Heat, Wiz win!

Warriors 111 Heat 106 (OT):  The Heat had this game won, up 17 late in the third quarter before Nate Robinson came in and went on the attack.  He dominated in the fourth quarter with 15 of his 24 and the Warriors went on an 8-0 run to force overtime.  Then Dorrell Wright knocked down [...]

Curry tweaks ankle, will miss at least one game

Bad news for Warriors fans as Stephen Curry re-injured his already bad ankle on Monday night against the Bulls and now will sit out against the Knicks on Wednesday night according to his agent. He was hobbled in Golden State’s opener on Sunday against the Clippers.  On Monday, Curry looked more like himself with 21 [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 12/26/11

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz run down the opening day of the NBA season with the five Christmas day games, how each team looked and what stood out to them.  Plus, they look ahead to a busy Monday night with 12 games on the schedule. Listen to the podcast or download it below and be [...]

Chris Paul Takes Over as Clippers Beat Warriors

It’s no wonder why the LA Clippers gave up so much to get Chris Paul. With the game tight with 6:07 to go, the all-star point guard took over, going 4-for-4 for eight points and adding four assists to lead the Clippers to a 105-86 win over the Golden State Warriors. For the first three [...]