Predictem NBA Archives: March 2009 Through June 2009

Rumors Abound: The Portland Trailblazers appear to be the frontrunners for free agent gem Hedo Turkoglu. The Detroit Pistons are in hot pursuit of sharp-shooting G Ben Gordon and F Charlie Villanueva. The Boston Celtics are eyeballing F Rasheed Wallace. The Spurs are also said to be interested, but one has to wonder if Coach Popp has the tolerance for Sheed’s behavior. Anderson Varejao is now an unrestricted free agent and is likely to land in Oklahoma City or San Antonio. Stay tuned for more information as these rumors become confirmed or more get created! - 6/30

Big Names on the Move: Pre Draft Trades - 6/27

More Trade News: The Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade Shaquille
O’Neal
to the Cavaliers for Ben Wallace, Sasha Pavlovic, $500,000
and the 46th overall pick in this year’s NBA draft. - 6/25

NBA Trades: The Wizards have sent Oleksiy Pecherov, Darius Songaila and Etan Thomas to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Randy Foye and Mike Miller. The Milwauukee Bucks have sent Richard Jefferson packing to the Spurs in exchange for Bruce Bowen, Kurt Thomas and Fabricio Oberto.- 6/24

Pre-Draft Trade Rumors are Swirling: The Warriors are said to be interested in sending Jamal Crawford to Atlanta for Acie Law and Speedy Claxton. Chicago Bulls G Kirk Heinrich has been quoted as saying that he knows he’s going to the Portland Trailblazers. What the Blazers are giving back has yet to be determined, and again, it’s just a rumor. Another rumor involving the Blazers is that they’re going to sign free agent David Lee. The Grizzlies may be interested in trading bigman Darko Milicic to the Knicks for Quentin Richardson. - 6/24

Kobe Bryant has the option to become an unrestricted free agent this July despite having 2 years left on his contract. (option) Last night, he stated that he will choose NOT to opt out and he will stay a Laker. - 6/23

NBA Championship: Congrats to the Los Angeles Lakers who won the Series vs. the Magic in 5 games (4-1)

Game 5: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic Game 5 Preview - 6/13

Trade: The Raptors have sent sharp-shooter Jason Kapono to the 76ers for rebounding machine Reggie Evans. - 6/13

Thursday: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic Game 4 Preview and Picks - 6/11

Jamar Nelson’s Comeback: Helpful or Hurtful to the Orlando Magic? - 6/10

David A. Lane talks about the 2009 NBA Finals

Finals Game 3: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic Game 3 Preview and Pick - 6/9

NBA Finals: Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 1 Preview and Pick - 6/4

Game 6: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Game 6 Preview and Pick - 5/29

Article: Appropriately Named Magic; Not Done Pulling Theirs by David A. Lane - 5/28

Thursday: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5 Preview and Pick - 5/28

Wednesday: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview and Pick - 5/27

Tuesday NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic Game 4 Preview and Pick - 5/26

Monday: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Preview and Pick - 5/25

Sunday: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic Game 3 Preview (No Pick) - 5/24

Saturday: We like the Nuggets to cover the -4 vs. the Lakers! (Preview) - 5/23

Friday: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2 Preview and Pick - 5/22

Thursday: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 2 Preview and Pick - 5/21

Wednesday: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 Preview and Pick

Tuesday: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 1 Preview and Pick - 5/19

Sunday: Take the Under 194 in the Rockets/Lakers game! - 5/17

Saturday NBA: NO ACTION

Friday: NO GAMES SCHEDULED. - 5/15

Thursday: Boston Celtics vs. Orlando Magic Game 6 Preview and Pick - 5/14

Wednesday: Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets Game 5 Preview - 5/13

Tuesday: Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 5 Preview and Pick - 5/12

Monday: Denver Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 4 Preview and Pick - 5/11

Sunday: We like the Magic to defend the home court tonight and cover. - 5/10

Saturday NBA: We like the Atlanta Hawks at +8.5! - 5/9

Friday Game 3: Boston Celtics vs. Orlando Magic Game 3 Preview and Pick - 5/8

Thursday: Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2 Preview and Pick - 5/7

Wednesday: Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 2 Preview and Pick - 5/6

Tuesday Game 2: Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets Preview and Pick (Nuggets lead the series 1-0) - 5/5

Monday: Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics Game 1 Preview and Pick - 5/4

Sunday: Passing!

Game 7: We like the Bulls to cover the +6 in a close game! - 5/2

Friday NBA Playoffs: Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat Game 6 Preview and Pick - 5/1

Game 6: Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Preview

Wednesday: Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks Game 5 Preview and Pick - 4/29

Tuesday NBA: Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Game 5 Preview and Picks - 4/28

Monday NBA Playoffs: Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Hornets Game 4 Preview and Pick - 4/27

Friday: Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets - 4/24

Thursday: Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Game 3 Preview and Pick - 4/23

Wednesday: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Orlando Magic Game 2 Preview and Pick - 4/22

Tuesday: Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trailblazers: Game 2 Preview and Pick - 4/21

Monday:
Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics Game 2 Preview and Pick
Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs - 4/20

Award: The NBA named Cavs coach Mike Brown as coach of the year. - 4/20

The East: 2009 Eastern Conference Playoff Preview - 4/16

The West: 2009 Western Conference Playoff Preview - 4/17

The NBA’s Second Season: 2009 Playoff Preview - 4/15

AI: Rumors are swirling that Piston Guard Allen Iverson has
been banned from many Detroit area casinos due to poor behavior. One popular
internet forum poster said “It is has been well reported that AI is nothing
but trouble in a casino atmosphere. This has been documented on many other
forums from posters who have seen if firsthand. One individual saw him pissing
in a plant at the Borgata, and was caught and asked to leave.” - 4/17

Tax Day NBA: New Orleans Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs - 4/15

Tuesday: Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 4/14

Monday: Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons - 4/13

Sunday: Passing.

Saturday NBA: Take the Minnesota T-Wolves at +2 - 4/11

Friday: New Orleans Hornets vs. Dallas Mavericks - 4/10

Thursday: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls - 4/9

Wednesday Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks - 4/8

Tuesday: Orlando Magic vs. Houston Rockets Preview and Pick - 4/7

Monday: No games scheduled. - 4/6

Saturday: Milwaukee Bucks -6.5 - 4/4

Friday: Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics - 4/3

Thursday: Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets - 4/2

Wednesday: Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns - 4/1

Tuesday: Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trailblazers - 3/31

Monday: Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat Preview and Picks - 3/30

Sunday NBA: Take the Spurs -1.5 - 3/29

Thursday and Friday: Passing

Wednesday: Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics - 3/25

Tuesday: Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz - 3/24

Monday: Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns - 3/23

Sunday: We like the Houston Rockets at +3. 3/22

Saturday: Chicago Bulls +4! - 3/21

Friday: Boston Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs - 3/20

Thursday: Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks - 3/19

Wednesday: Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics - 3/18

Tuesday: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/17

Monday: Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Hornets - 3/16

Sunday: Passing

Saturday: Take the Hornets at -2. 3/14

Friday: New Orleans Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 3/13

Thursday Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs - 3/12

Wednesday NBA: Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trailblazers - 3/11

Tuesday: Take the UNDER 214.5 in the Utah Jazz game. - 3/10

Monday Pick: Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons - 3/9

Sunday NBA: Passing!

Saturday’s Pick: New Orleans -13 - 3/7

Friday: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics - 3/6

Thursday: Portland Trailblazers vs. Denver Nuggets Preview and Pick - 3/5

Tuesday: New Jersey Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 3/3

Monday: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat Preview and Pick - 3/2