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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 [...]

Blatche is 13th Amnesty victim, cracks PBN All-Stars

The Amnesty axe fell on unmotivated Washington forward Andray Blatche, who adds a much-needed dose of youth to the NBA’s amnestied All-Stars, which PBN has taken the liberty of assembling. Calls are out to Flip Saunders and Nate McMillan for the coaching vacancy, though Blatche’s inclusion likely means the ex-Wizards coach (just joined Twitter at [...]

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 [...]

Pro Basketball News Podcast – 3/15/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the NBA trade deadline with all the moves made around the league, Dwight Howard’s decision to remain with the Magic, what is next for the Nets now, who didn’t get moved, who made the best moves and why, coaching changes and much more. You can subscribe to the Pro [...]

D’Antoni Resigns as Knicks Coach

Well, that didn’t take long. Just hours after reports that the Knicks’ players were’tuning out’ Mike D’Antoni and there was growing friction between him and Carmelo Anthony, the New York coach has resigned from his position according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Assistants Phil Weber and Dan D’Antoni are also gone too. D’Antoni and [...]

Report: Jerry Sloan interested in Knicks job

With all the drama going on in NewYork surrounding coach Mike D’Antoni, it was only a matter of time before names came up to be his successor. One of those that would be interested in the Knicks’ job would be former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan according to Sam Amick of SI.com.  Sloan has been [...]

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 [...]

Knicks Outlast Celtics in Opening Day Thriller

by Vinny Marino NEW YORK -  The NBA arrived late, but came stocked with presents to atone. An electric atmosphere on Christmas morning set the tone for the NBA’s season opener in the mecca of basketball, Madison Square Garden. A future Hall-of-Famer, Kevin Garnett, missed a shot that would’ve sent the first game of 2011-12 [...]