Warriors Buy D-League Team

The Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to buy a D-League team with their purchase this week of the Dakota Wizards. The Wizards, who went 19-31 last season, will control the team’s business and basketball operations at the start of the 2011-12 season. While the Wizards will remain in Bismarck, North Dakota for now, […]

Cleveland Takes Irving With First Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially made the draft pick most expected they would once they got the first pick in the lottery. Duke’s Kyrie Irving is now a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were the only team Irving worked out for, and now the Cavs have a point guard that makes Baron Davis expendable. […]

On The Clock: Pick #6 – Washington Wizards

The Wizards are still working the phones looking to trade up in the draft to grab one of their coveted big men, Enes Kanter or Jan Vesely, and there has been some talk about swapping with the Jazz. If the Wizards keep number six, they will select San Diego State Forward Kawhi Leonard. The Wizards […]

On The Clock: Pick #3 – Utah Jazz

With Kyrie Irving now sporting the wine and gold and Derrick Williams becoming the newest member of the Minnesota Timberwolves, for now, the Utah Jazz have several options when it comes to their first lottery pick. After weighing all of the options, with the third pick of the 2011 Crossover Chronicles NBA Mock Draft, the […]

Ford: Wolves Looking To Trade Pick

With the NBA Draft less than a week away, draft and trade rumors are running rampant. The only thing anyone knows at this point is that Kyrie Irving will likely go first to the Cleveland Cavaliers. That would leave Arizona’s Derrick Williams going second to the Minnesota Timberwolves, right? ESPN’s Chad Ford says the Timberwolves […]

Bobcats Name Cho GM

Former Portland Trail Blazers GM Rich Cho has been named the General Manager of the Charlotte Bobcats with Rod Higgins being promoted to President of Basketball Operations. Cho was recently fired by the Portland Trailblazers due to what president Larry Miller said was not a good match. Now the team that gifted Cho and the […]

Iverson Looking For Do-Over, Last Hurrah In NBA

The man who once shoved aside criticism of not attending a Philadelphia 76ers practice with his “we talking about practice” one-liner says when he finally hangs up his sneakers, he’d prefer doing so as an NBA player. For as much as he had the talent to drop jaws about as often as he crossed ankles, […]

Could Pritchard Be Back In Portland Soon?

With the recent firing of Donnie Walsh as New York Knicks’ president, several potential replacements who were originally targeted by Walsh as potential Knicks GMs could know be up for his job of president. One of those named by Alan Hahn in a recent Newsday article was former Portland Trailblazers GM Kevin Pritchard, whose replacement, […]

Mavs Relying On Former Rivals For Finals Help

A few years ago, Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler and forward Peja Stojakovic considered their current employers among their enemies and rivals as a part of an exciting young New Orleans Hornets team destined for postseason success. A few trades, waivings and free agent signings later, the pair now sporting a new shade of blue […]

Shaq Formally Announces Retirement

After making his retirement announcement on Twitter, today Shaquille O’Neal made it official with a press conference. Aside from taking a faux phone call from Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan and retiring his old nicknames, O’Neal also announced his new nickname and gave thanks to many, including two of his coaches, Phil Jackson and […]

O’Neal Calls It Quits

Shaquille O’Neal took to twitter this afternoon to announce his retirement from the NBA. O’Neal, easily one of the all-time greatest players in the NBA, calls it quits after 19 seasons, four championships, 15 NBA All-Star appearances and being named to the All-NBA first team eight times. In his 19 years, the 39-year-old O’Neal played […]

Roundtable: Will A Lockout Change The NBA?

  As the playoffs continue on, regardless of the record TV ratings, it’s becoming more and more obvious that there will be an NBA lockout. With that in mind, the Crossover Chronicles staff sounded off on whether or not a lockout will change the NBA. My take If a lockout happens, and it seems like […]

Mavs Take Care Of Business At Home, Advance To Finals

Western Conference Finals –  Game 5: (3) Dallas Mavericks vs. (4) Oklahoma City Thunder, American Airlines  Center Final Score: Dallas 100, Thunder 96 Once again, with minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the Thunder built up a lead, just to see it get demolished by Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and the Mavericks. The Mavs outstanding […]

Mavericks-Thunder Game 5 Q&A: Rob Mahoney

Now that you’ve heard Royce Young’s thoughts on tonight’s Mavericks-Thunder game, let’s take a look at the game from a Mavericks’ bloggers’ perspective. Rob Mahoney of The Two Man Game talked to me about what the Mavs have to do to end the series tonight and shedding old labels. 1. What do the Mavericks have to do […]

Mavericks-Thunder Game 5 Q&A: Royce Young

With game five of the Western Conference Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder coming up tonight, I talked to Royce Young of Daily Thunder to ask him if the Thunder can survive this elimination game in Dallas among other questions. 1. Do you chalk up the game four meltdown to inexperience or […]