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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 [...]

Nets Make Deal for Gerald Wallace

It looks like the Trail Blazers are going to be wheeling and dealing before the trade deadline. The team has agreed to send Gerald Wallace to the Nets for Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and their 1st round pick in 2012 according to Adrian Wojnarowski.  The pick is only protected if it lands in the top three. [...]

Nets Not Interested in Williams-for-Gasol Swap with Lakers

It seems that Deron Williams is basically on his own for the time being in New Jersey with Dwight Howard set to opt-in on his contract and remain with the Magic for another season. Williams could walk at the end of the season in free agency with New Jersey getting nothing in return.  So, the [...]

Nets Not Interested in Moving Deron Williams

With the news that Dwight Howard will not waive his early termination clause and will remain with the Magic for another season.  Or so that’s the latest being said although we’re still waiting for him to actually sign that paperwork to make it fact. If he does do that, it leaves the Nets in quite [...]

Magic talking with Lakers and Knicks on potential Howard trade

It’s looking more and more likely that Dwight Howard will not remain with the Orlando Magic after the trade deadline.  His comments following last night’s win against the Heat that he hopes the team “rolls the dice” and does not trade him has not sat well with management or fans in the City Beautiful.  Especially [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/9/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz run down the latest on Dwight Howard trade rumors, the future for Deron Williams in New Jersey, coaching talk around the league including a couple of Hall of Fame names, the effect of the Eric Maynor injury to the Thunder, where teams stand right now and if there is truly [...]

Magic hoping some team will want to rent-a-Dwight

Dwight Howard has made his intentions known.  He wants to be traded from the Magic and has put the Nets, Lakers and Mavericks on his wish list where he would sign an extension. That hasn’t stopped Orlando and GM Otis Smith from hoping that other teams will get involved in the bidding to have the [...]