NBA Archives: March Through June 2008

The Morning After: 2008 Draft Day Trades - 6/27

2008 NBA Draft Lottery

Jockey for Position: The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired the #20 pick from the Denver Nuggets for a future 1st round protected pick. The Portland Trailblazers have acquired the #27 pick from New Orleans for cash. Why would they have interest in such a low pick? It’s said that they believe Croatian big man Ante Tomic will be available at 27. - 6/25

NBA Trade Rumors: News out of Indy has C Jermaine O’Neal headed to Toronto for PG T.J. Ford, C Rasho Nesterovic, an unnamed player and the #17 pick. Both key players in this deal have a history of being fragile. Don’t be surprised if a physical gone bad busts this deal. - 6/25

THE BOSTON CELTICS ARE THE NEW 2008 NBA CHAMPIONS!

NBA Finals Game 6: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics Preview and Pick - 6/17

Game 5: 2008 NBA Finals Game 5 Preview and Pick - 6/15

Game 4: Boston Celtics vs. LA Lakers Preview and Pick - 6/12

NBA Finals Game 3 Preview and Pick: Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 6/10

New Piston: Michael Curry takes over as the new Head Coach in place of Flip Saunders. Rumors are Vinny DelNegro will soon accept the head coaching job in Chicago. - 6/9

Coaching Rumors: The latest is that current Detroit Pistons assitant Terry Porter will soon be named the Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns. A great move for the team. - 6/8

Game 2: NBA Finals Game 2 Pick - 6/8

BULL-chit: Doug Collins supposedly has backed out of the Bulls head coaching job. - 6/6

Game 1: 2008 NBA Finals Game 1 Preview and Pick - 6/5

Agent Zero Opting Out: Wizards G Gilbert Arenas will be opting out of his current contract. Don’t get too excited though NBA fans, he’s likely to re-sign with the team for more years and more money. - 6/3

Your 2008 NBA Finals Matchup: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics - 5/31

Friday Eastern Conference Finals Game 6: Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons Preview and Pick - 5/30

Thursday Western Conference Finals Game 5 Pick: San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 5/29

Head Coaching Rumor: Rumblings out of Chicago have Doug Collins as the next Bulls head coach. - 5/29

Wednesday Game 5 Playoff Pick: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics Preview and Pick - 5/28

Tuesday Pick: We like the Lakers to cover the +4 tonight! - 5/27

Saturday NBA: Passing! - 5/24

Bucks Looking to Make Moves: The Milwaukee Sentinel Journal says that the Bucks are feeling out the market to see what they could get in return for sharp shooter Michael Redd and young PF Charlie Villanueva. - 5/24

Spurs vs. Lakers Game 2: Passing! Admittadly, we can’t figure this S.O.B. out! - 5/23

Pistons-Celtics Game 2: Preview and Pick - 5/22

Wednesday Game 1 Pick: San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 5/21

The draft order for the 2008 NBA draft has been set! Recap: 2008 NBA Draft Lottery - 5/20

Tuesday Eastern Conference Finals “Total” Pick: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics - 5/20

Monday Game 7 Pick: San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Hornets - 5/19

Friday NBA Game 6 Picks:
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz
Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 5/16

Thursday NBA Pick: Take the San Antonio Spurs at -7.5. - 5/15

Wednesday NBA Plays:
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics (Game 5)
Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 5/14

Tuesday Game 5 Matchups: San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Hornets and Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons - 5/13

Monday NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Final Game 4: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 5/12

Sunday NBA: Take the Jazz at -2 to beat LA! (Winner!) - 5/11

D’Antoni on the move: It is confirmed that Suns head coach Mark D’Antoni is leaving the desert to take the head coaching job at New York.

Friday Playoff Selection: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz (Game 3 at the Salt Palace) - 5/9

Thursday NBA Playoff Previews and Picks:
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics (Game 2)
New Orleans Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs (Game 3) - 5/8

Wednesday NBA Playoffs:
Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3: Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic
Western Conference Semifinals Game 2: Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 5/7

Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics - 5/6

Monday NBA Playoff Picks: Take the San Antonio Spurs at +3 to cover vs. N.O. - 5/5

MVP, MVP! The chants at the Fabulous Forum have come to fruition. Lakers star Kobe Bryant was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. - 5/3

Thursday NBA Game 3 Matchup: Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz - 4/24

Wednesday Game 2 NBA Playoffs: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview and Pick - 4/23

Tuesday NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic - 4/22

Spurs G/F Manu Ginobili has been named the NBA’s sixth man of the year. - 4/21

Washington @ Clevleand Game 2:
Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Preview and Pick
Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets - 4/21

Game 1: Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets - 4/19

2008 NBA Playoffs Preview by David A. Lane - 4/17

Wednesday Pro Basketball Prediction: Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs - 4/16

Tuesday: Detroit is likely to rest their starters tonight. The opening line was -9 and has dropped to -7. There’s still good value at Minnesota +7 as they could possibly win the game straight up. Take the Twolves tonight! - 4/15

Sunday: Take the Chicago Bulls at +3 to cover vs. Orlando. - 4/13

Monday: Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns - 4/14

Saturday: Passing

Friday NBA Pick with Analysis: New Orleans Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 4/11

Thursday NBA Prediction: Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors - 4/10

Wednesday’s Featured Game: Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs - 4/9

Tuesday Pro Hoops: Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Hornets - 4/8

Monday: No games scheduled.

Friday NBA Pick: Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 4/4

Wednesday Pro Hoops Action: Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks - 4/2

Monday Pick: Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs - 4/1

Saturday NBA Prediction: Take the Pistons at -7.5 to beat up Cleveland. - 3/29

Friday NBA Pick: Take the Grizzlies at +14 vs. the Lakeshow. - 3/28

Thursday Pro Hoops Pick: Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets - 3/27

Wednesday NBA: New Orleans Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/26

Tuesday Pick from the National Basketball Association: San Antonio Spurs vs. Orlando Magic - 3/25

Monday Pro Hoops Picks:
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors
Phoenix Suns vs. Detroit Pistons - 3/24

Sunday NBA Pick: Take Golden State at +7.5 to cover vs. the L.A. Lakers. - 3/23

Friday NBA Picks: Philadelphia 76ers +5.5. - 3/21

Thursday: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks - 3/20

Wednesday Pro Hoops Prediction: Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Hornets - 3/19

Tuesday NBA Pick: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks - 3/18

Monday NBA Pick: Chicago Bulls vs. New Orleans Hornets - 3/17

Friday Roundball: San Antonio Spurs vs. Detroit Pistons - 3/14

Thursday NBA Prediction: Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns - 3/13

Wednesday NBA Predictions:
San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Hornets
Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors - 3/12

Tuesday: No action today! - 3/11

Monday NBA Prediction: Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs - 3/10

Sunday NBA Prediction: Take the Spurs at -1.5 to beat a Suns team that is struggling to find their identity. - 3/9

Friday NBA Selection: Take the 76ers -11 to win and cover vs. the Sonics. (Sorry, no analysis today)

Thursday Pro Hoops Selection: Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks - 3/6

Wednesday NBA Selection: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics - 3/5

Tuesday Pro Hoops Pick: Toronto Raptors vs. Orlando Magic - 3/4

Reinstated: The NBA has reinstated Chris Anderson after a two year drug suspension. - 3/4

The Green Get Greener: The Boston Celtics are soon to announce the signing of G Sam Cassell. - 3/3

Sunday: Passing.

Saturday NBA: Passing. Today offers a short card and these games are crummy. After studying the lines we failed to find any advantage against the spread. The totals didn’t offer much value either. Enjoy your day!

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