Category Archives: Around the NBA

Grizzlies hire Mark Price

Someone thought that the career leader in assists and 19th in league history with a three-point field-goal of 40.2% might be of some help  The Memphis Grizzlies signed Mark Price, the NBA’s all-time free-throw percentage leader, as their shooting coach.

Eric Williams comes full circle

He has traveled a long, oft-frustrating road since being traded from the Celtics to the Cleveland Cavaliers in December 2003, but forward Eric Williams was back yesterday, auditioning with three other players for an invitation to training camp. Williams, Uruguayan power

Lebron Not Impressed With The Celtics, For Now!

LeBron James and several of his fellow NBA Eastern Conference stars have been impressed with how the Celtics put together a star trio of Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Paul Pierce in the offseason. James and Co., however, believe the

Was Oden The Right Pick?

Tim Kawakami thinks Oden is still worth it. “Even when I realized that Greg Oden has been hurt almost constantly since he was 18 (wrist, back, now knee), even when I hear all those NBA executives murmuring about red flags

Team USA Takes Gold, LeBron Score 31 points

LeBron James led an All-Star team to victory over Team Argentina 118-81 on Sunday with 31 points. LeBron shot an impressive 11-for-15 from the field, including a sparkling 8-for-11 from behind the arc. Dwight Howard hit all seven of his

Lebron Serious About His Shooting

During the FIBA Americas Tournament in Vegas, Lebron shooting has been impressive. He is shooting 79% from the field and 70% from the 3-point land.. Brian Windhorst of the Akron Beacon Journal discussed Lebron’s shooting on his blog: “LeBron hinted

Team USA Cruise Past Argentina

It was Kobe Bryant who took the spot light in a strong start by scoring 27 points, 15 of them in the first quarter as Team USA cruised into the semifinals of the FIBA tournament as the N. 1 seed.

Lebron James Shooting The Lights Out

Lebron James is shooting 79% on 47 for 59 from the field. 14 of his 20 three-pointers found their way to the basket, that is 70% from the 3-point land. Last night when Team USA played Uruguay, he shot 11