Author Archives: GFO

Which team’s arena is the most intimidating to play in as a visitor?

SI PLAYERS NBA POLL Which team’s arena is the most intimidating to play in as a visitor? Jazz’s (Energy Solutions Arena)           20% Spurs’ (AT&T Center)                           18% Pistons’ (The Palace of Auburn Hills    13% Knicks’ (Madison Square Garden)       8% Kings” (ARCO

Which NBA Coach would you least like to play for?

SI PLAYERS NBA POLL Which NBA coach would you least like to play for? Pat Riley                   28% Scott Skiles               12% Jerry Sloan               12% Isiah Thomas           12% Phil Jackson             4% Players could not vote for their own coach.  Based on

Is Mike Miller still an option?

The Memphis Grizzlies are having a fire sale. All veterans must go. No offer to low. Sale ends February 21st.  Jokes aside, the Grizzlies are purging their roster of costly veterans. Current ownership wants to sell, so player salaries will

Barkley loses 400K in Super Bowl

By now we’ve all heard about Charles Barkley and his affinity for gambling, and if this recent interview with Jim Rome is any indication, he’s still way too into this expensive hobby. Here he blames the ESPN experts for convincing

Travel, Injuries stack up against Cavs

The Cavaliers short trip to Orlando has gotten even shorter. The Cavs were scheduled to depart Hopkins International Airport on Sunday evening, following their loss to the Denver Nuggets. But due to mechanical problems with the Cavaliers plane, their departure

Blowout in Cleveland

Apparently LeBron was frustrated with the injuries and lack focus and energy from the Cavs.  At one point in the game James sat down on the bench away from the rest of the team during a timeout.  Damon Jones said

Is Next Year Too Late?

Brian Windhorst from the Akron Beacon Journal said he took some heat for what some readers think of his defending of Danny Ferry.  He goes on to write: They could get both Pau Gasol and Jason Kidd. Shaquille O’Neal and

Suns get Shaquille – Lakers get Gasol – What about Cavs?

 LeBron James was in Shaq shock. Like nearly everyone else, Cleveland’s megastar was floored by Shaquille O’Neal’s trade to Phoenix. “Unbelievable,” James said after practice Wednesday. “That’s all I got. It’s unbelievable.” James O’Neal, one of the league’s top centers