Rex Chapman arrested for allegedly stealing $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona Apple Store

By Eric Freeman Former NBA guard Rex Chapman, who played 12 seasons for four teams over a well-regarded career, was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing more than $14,000 in merchandise from a Scottsdale, Arizona Apple Store. According to area police, the 46-year-old Chapman stole the items over seven different instances during the last few months.Continue reading “Rex Chapman arrested for allegedly stealing $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona Apple Store”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dan Issel

Issel played college basketball at the University of Kentucky under legendary coach Adolph Rupp. Issel was at UK 1966-1970 and scored 2,138 points (an average of 25.7 per game) while being named an All American for two of the three seasons he was eligible for the award. His career points total remains the highest amongContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dan Issel”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Jones

One of the most underrated players to play in both the ABA and the NBA was …Bobby Jones. He was a rare two way player he was excellent on the defensive end of the floor and was as unselfish and complete on the offensive end of the floor. To this day every coach looks forContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Jones”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …David Skywalker Thompson

Picture a guard 6’3 lightning quick with a jumpshot and had a vertical leap of 42 inches and used it. That was David Thompson. He was one of a kind. Before Micahel Jordan there was David Thompson and he was nicknamed skywalker for good reason, he leaped over bigger men than himself in the landContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …David Skywalker Thompson”

Kings pull their offer to Andre Iguodala

In the world of free agency things change quickly, one minute a player and a team appear to agree then someone has a change of heart. It appears that way with Andre Iguodala. He was offered a 4 year 56 million dollar deal by the Kings. The Kings are in full rebuilding mode. The KingsContinue reading “Kings pull their offer to Andre Iguodala”

Is Andre Iguodala California Dreaming?

According to one published report Andre Iguodala has a received a offer from the Sacramento Kings for 4 years 56 million. Why so much much money for a franchise that had to fight to stay in Califorinia when it appeared they were heading to the great northwest? The expression it isn’t what you know itContinue reading “Is Andre Iguodala California Dreaming?”

Finally Brian Shaw hired to coach the Denver Nuggets

It took long enough, but it finally happened. Brian Shaw has been hired as the new head coach by the Denver Nuggets. The long time assistant,and often rumored Phil jackson successor was passed over by the Lakers when Jackson left and the Lakers hire Mike Brown and was passed over again when the Lakers replacedContinue reading “Finally Brian Shaw hired to coach the Denver Nuggets”

George Karl Out as Nuggets coach

The NBA Coaching carousel just got a little bit more dizzier. 2012-13 coach of the year George Karl is out as Nuggets headcoach and the Nuggets are said to be interested in talking to Memphis Grizzles coach …Lionel Hollins and in Indiana assistant Brian Shaw. Karl had one year left on his current contract andContinue reading “George Karl Out as Nuggets coach”

Raptors hire Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to run basketball operations

Denver Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri has accepted a five-year, $15 million contract to run the basketball operations of the Toronto Raptors, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The NBA’s Executive of the Year this season, Ujiri is considered one of the most accomplished young executives in sports and has been coveted by several organizations overContinue reading “Raptors hire Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to run basketball operations”

If they had to do it all over again would the Lakers, Sixers, Magic and Nuggets make that deal ?

The principals of the big 4 team deal during the offseason was Andrew Bynum going from the Lakers to the Sixers, Dwight Howard from the Magic to the Lakers, Andre Iguodala from the Sixers to the Nuggets. The rest of deal went as follows: Orlando got guard Arron Afflalo and forward Al Harrington from Denver,Continue reading “If they had to do it all over again would the Lakers, Sixers, Magic and Nuggets make that deal ?”