Iman Shumpert Out Three Weeks, Knicks Backcourt Gets Thinner

I was looking forward to New York Knicks Rookie Guard Iman Shumpert’s NBA debut yesterday, and wasn’t surprised at all by the NBA caliber aggressiveness he took to the floor with. I expected him to look like a big, strong, guard with as much athleticism as any backcourt player in the Association, and for a brief […]

Report: Knicks Open To Adding Martin, Chandler

As if the New York Knicks need to add any more size to their front line, comes a report from the New York Post, the Knicks may look into adding Denver Nuggets unrestricted free agent Kenyon Martin and former Knick Wilson Chandler, a restricted free agent, once they get back from China. A source familiar […]

The Morning After: Clippers Cap Off Opening Night With A Blowout

Every morning, we’ll have a look at the previous night’s action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web. Clippers 105 – Warriors 86Box Score     AP RecapLAC:  Chris Paul: 21 pts, 9 ast.  Blake Griffin: 22 pts.  Chauncey Billups 21 ptsGSW: David Lee: 21 pts, 12 reb.  Stepen Curry: 4 […]

Derrick Rose’s Extension Is Different… But Isn’t

The NBA’s shortened offseason has seemingly been about the inevitable departure of superstars from the teams that drafted them. Chris Paul was already traded from the Hornets to the Lakers Clippers and a Dwight Howard trade seems inevitably on the block and out of Orlando for greener pastures. Much like last summer when Kevin Durant […]

Roundtable: The Crossover Chronicles 2011-12 NBA Season Preview

The NBA season is upon us tomorrow, so we turned to the Crossover Chronicles crew and asked them 10 questions about the upcoming season.  Here’s our take on how the league looks going into the new season, and how you can expect it to play out: 1:  Which teams helped themselves most in free agency? […]

NBA Free Agency Unkind To Adam Morrison. Spain, Italy Next Options?

Believe it or not, but Adam Morrison had a good thing going for Red Star Belgrade in Serbia before deciding to leave the team in late November to test the NBA free agency waters. He should have stayed put. Before Morrison was let out of his contract in a “good faith” gesture by Red Star […]

Blazers Finally Get Some Good Injury News

When it comes to injuries, you’d rather not be making headlines at all, but when talking about the Portland Trail Blazers, finally getting some good news on the injury front is a big deal. is reporting that Marcus Camby’s knee that he tweaked during a morning shootaround may not be as bad as they […]

Boston Celtics ready to make move after Phoenix Suns waive Mickael Pietrus

Mickael Pietrus is racking up the frequent flier miles. Next stop Beantown. After the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors called off their trade for Pietrus after concerns surrounding some swelling in his knee after an exam and workout for the Raptors, Pietrus flew from Ottowa, Canada to Phoenix last week for a re-evaluation and meeting […]

Carmelo Anthony Is Tired Of Hearing That He Does Not Play Defense

I’m tired of hearing people talk about how I’ve never dunked a basketball before, but it’s fair because I’ve never actually done so. In my prime I was able to rise up and hit the bottom of the backboard, but that’s still not technically dunking. Nor is what New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony does when […]

The D-League: Where Signing Ricky Davis and Greg Ostertag happens?

So much for the “D” in D-League standing for “development” these days — it’s more like, “Don’t call it a comeback” instead. According to Scott Schroeder of Ridiculous Upside, league sources confirmed both Ricky Davis and Greg Ostertag have decided to make their comebacks through the NBA Development League. Both players have signed D-League contracts […]

Mike Brown Says Kobe Bryant Might Play In Opener On Christmas Day

Things haven’t exactly been breaking Mike Brown’s way over the last few weeks. As he’s been working towards making his debut in relief of Hall of Fame Coach Phil Jackson, on a Los Angeles sideline he’ll share with Jack Nicholson, he’s seen Chris Paul almost join his team, then join the other LA team, followed […]

Commissioner Stern Defends Busted Trade

Back before Chris Paul put on his Los Angeles Clippers uniform for the first time, it looked like he was going to be playing for the city’s other team instead. It seemed like the trade was a done deal until the league-owned New Orleans Hornets backed out. Since it looked like David Stern was stopping […]