Is Nerlens Noel getting a max contract? It would appear so. The Dallas Mavericks seem prepared to offer him max money during the offseason. Is it the right move? A lot of NBA players have received max deals as of late. Whether or not they deserve them is up for debate. Noel is a questionable case. Has he done enough to warrant a max money deal? Noel has had some injuries
Entering the NBA as a promising, young rookie feels like centuries ago for some veterans players today. From Kevin Garnett to Kobe Bryant, veteran NBA players in today's game must adjust their style of play from when they first started out. Not all players with over ten years of NBA experience adapt to age the same way. Some players suffer injuries as they grow older, thus forcing them to retire.
The Dallas Mavericks are off to a hot 9-4 start to the 2015-16 NBA season and no one anticipated this level of play. Dallas is currently riding a six game wining streak and it is amazing to see the job the Mavericks are doing with their current roster. When every NBA analyst was making their NBA season predictions, not a single one predicted the Mavericks would be third in the Western Conference standings.
There is now a little more than a month away from the start of the 2015-16 NBA season. This will the second full season that the league will be under the leadership of commissioner Adam Silver, who will be navigating behind the scenes in order to avoid a lockout in 2017. In the meantime he will also guide the NBA as it continues to grow as a brand globally, have a developmental league
Last week brought us one of the most surprising and dramatic NBA free agency story lines in years: having agreed verbally to a max deal worth four years and over $80 million with the Dallas Mavericks, free agent center Deandre Jordan got cold feet and re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. That situation alone would make for a great deal of drama. Throw in the way that half the Clippers
With the start of the 2015 NBA playoffs right around the corner, it is time for teams to prepare for the “second season” to begin. Below are INSCMagazine’s Western Conference quarterfinal predictions. Golden State Warriors (1) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (8): After pulling of thrilling down-the-stretch wins against the Oklahoma City Thunder and defending champion San Antonio Spurs to wrap up the eighth seed in the rugged West, the New
According to league sources, the Boston Celtics have agreed to a trade sending All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks. Per ESPN.com, the Celtics will send the one-time NBA champion and former Kentucky Wildcat to Dallas for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and a future first and second round pick. Other players may be included once the deal is finalized. Rondo, in the last year of his
Some may wonder why a superstar would leave $10 million on the table to play for another team for less, then again, not many players are Andrei Kirilenko. Kirilenko, who would leave opt-out of a more lucrative deal from the Minnesota Timberwolves, signed a two-year, $3.18 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets, with the second year is a player option. It is an odd move considering Kirilenko walked away from
Greg Oden was once talked about by all of the basketball world as the next great dominant big man to eventually enter the NBA. He dominated in the paint with his size and strength for the Ohio State Buckeyes and was very versatile and pretty quick for his size. Oden decided though, that leaving college early for the NBA was his best decision, largely due to the high interest the
MILWAUKEE – With free-agent shooting guard O.J. Mayo agreeing to a three-year, $24 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Y! Sports, what will his impact be in Milwaukee for the Bucks? Mayo, who averaged 15.3 points, 4.4 assists and shot 40.3 from three-point range, had a tendency to commit bad turnovers and play suspect off-the-ball defense in Dallas. In Milwaukee, Mayo joins a playoff team that