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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 [...]

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 [...]

Drama in New York Between Carmelo, D’Antoni

Things are going well for the Knicks these days.  They thought everything was going great with Lin-sanity taking off and then Carmelo Anthony returning after an injury. But things are not working out as planned. New York is sliding quickly, having lost six straight and either of their last ten and are on the outside [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 2/20/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the NBA slam dunk and three-point shooting contests, games from over the weekend, if the Thunder need to make a move before the trade deadline, if the Knicks are true contenders now, the Magic falling apart against the Heat and their holes, chaos with the [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/25/12

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the past few nights in the NBA and what has stood out, the latest Dwight Howard rumor, the issues with the Lakers and if they might make a move sooner than later, extensions including Kevin Love and Danilo Gallinari, Flip Saunders getting fired, the impact of Luol Deng’s injury [...]

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 [...]

Ryan Anderson sparks Magic to win over the Knicks

When teams play the Orlando Magic, the focus is typically on slowing down Dwight Howard.  But that is when his teammates need to step up. Ryan Anderson did just that, scoring a career-high 30 points including seven 3-pointers to help his team to a 102-93 win at Madison Square Garden. Anderson hit 7 of 13 [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 1/13/12

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz talk about the Miami Heat and if people are panicking, Dwight Howard’s big night and the strategy more teams might use against him, rumors of a return to the NBA, the issues with the Knicks, rookie of the year discussion, injuries and more. You can now [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Around the Rim: Heat, Thunder finally lose

A look around Monday night in the NBA in case you were watching Chris Jericho’s return to the WWE.  Mavericks 100 Thunder 87:  Dirk Nowitzki finally looked like the Finals MVP, scoring 26 points with a barrage of jumpers.  Plus, the Mavs got 47 points off the bench compared to just 25 for the Thunder.   [...]

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 [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 12/24/11

The first edition of the Pro Basketball News podcast is now online as Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz run down the opening day of the NBA season with five games on Christmas.  They look at all the teams involved, how they look going into the season and the expectations for the teams and much more. [...]