A new week is upon us, and with it new hope that the Thunder will reveal something that will excite us all. Something like a new type of hot pretzel at the snack stand.
NBA 3-on-3 Tournament | SB Nation
SB Nation Free Agency Stream 2012
Stay on top of all player movement and rumors by checking out SB Nation's stream throughout the day.
Thunder Offseason Report | CBS Sports
Young provides his Thunder report for this current offseason. I like the part where Royce refers to Derek Fisher as a 'savvy veteran.' Great code word, there.
The Top 100: Ibaka at 43 | CBS Sports
This spot for Serge Ibaka seems about right, but one notch below Amare Stoudemire? Seriously? Amare couldn't guard a fire extinguisher at this point in his career. Ok, that's a bit of a low blow.
Ranking the Best Point Guards of All Time | Behind the Basket
Magic Johnson is #1 and while I cannot disagree with that, to call Magic just a PG seems to be a disservice. Even though I despise the guy like no other, I'd probably argue that Isiah Thomas is the best 'pure' PG of the lot.
NBA is Full or Horrible Owners | SB Nation
While 'horrible' is a subjective term...are we talking an owner who is without morals or a bad businessman? Zller has all the bases covered here. Yep, Donald Sterling is mentioned.
No Team, No Ticket Sales, Plenty of Cash | NY Times
We've written about the Silna brothers before. Here is a renewed look at the swindle of a lifetime.
Reggie Miller, HoF | Ball Don't Lie
As a longtime Knick-hater, this might be one of my favorite career retrospectives ever.
Reviews and Predictions: the Mavericks | Basketbawful
"Advanced stat geeks are raving about his Ugly Per Minute Rate"
The Myth of Magic at Center | Wages of Wins
I love this historic deconstructions, which take a numbers-based look at stories we've long held as true gospel.
Enes Kanter Finishes Pool Alley-Oop | Ball Don't Lie
Throw it down, big man.