Tag Archives: Derrick Rose

7 Amazing Facts And Figures In The 2016 NBA Draft

The 2016 NBA Draft has come by upon us and as always, provided us with some of the most amazing facts and figures we could find. Here are 7 of them: 1. Weird things happen this time of the year. Tracy McGrady just said on The Jump that he was almost traded on draft night to the Bulls for Scottie Pippen, but MJ axed the deal. WOW — Kristian Winfield (@Krisplashed) June 23, 2016 2. Serbian team Mega Leks has three products selected in the 2016 NBA Draft. They are Timothe Luwawu (24th), Ivica Read More

Fantasy Winners And Losers In The Derrick Rose Trade

In case you missed it, Phil Jackson engineered another highway robbery of a trade Wednesday, acquiring Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls "for two scratch and sniff lotto tickets, one of Shawn Kemp's nine kids & a bootleg copy of Rihanna's CD," that is if you're paying attention to Gilbert Arenas. Well, it's either the Zen Master pulled the wool over the Bulls' brass or the other way around, Chicago's FO knowing D-Rose has one too many under-the-knife sessions that could make a metal detector Read More

5 Players To Avoid For Your NBA Fantasy Basketball Team

There are so many factors why a certain player gets picked so high in a fantasy draft and it is our jobs to acquaint and warn you about them. It could be some inherent biases we all have towards our favorite teams (if you're a Cleveland fan, you might pick J.R. Smith over, say, Nikola Mirotic), we might be looking way up on re-tooled squads, or simple believed the buzz. Yeah, we have all been there before and fantasy basketball is by no way an exact science, but these players pretty much should Read More

NBA Fantasy Forecaster Week 19 (March 2-March 8)

The unpredictability of the NBA life is what makes it more exciting and to a certain degree, more frightening. As  a fan, I'll take the former any day, with smaller doses of the latter during lethargic stretches. Speaking of EXCITING and FRIGHTENING, you may have heard something about Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose, that is, in any event you didn't purposely hide your computer and smartphones the past few days. The two All-Star point guards are heading in different directions right now at Read More

Possible 2015 NBA All-Star Snubs

The third returns for the NBA All-Star ballots are in and as usual, there were some surprises to and fro in both conferences. In the East, Pau Gasol is the 2nd leading vote-getter in the frontcourt comfortably behind LeBron James and slightly above Carmelo Anthony. The backcourt's vote leader is John Wall (very well-deserved) but oft-injured superstar Dwyane Wade is in Wall's rear-view mirror, over a hundred thousand votes atop Kyle Lowry and Kyrie Irving and nearly twice the votes Jimmy Butler Read More