Category Archives: Around the NBA

Gooden Mystical Beard

The past two seasons, Gooden has been showing fans his “artisitc” side. Two years ago, he grew a ducktail. Then last year, there was this beard contest between him and DeShawn Stevenson to see which one could go the longest

U.S Win Gold

Spain didn’t go as easy this time. With 2 1/2 minutes to play, the US were only up by 4 points. Bryant converted a clutch four-point play with 3:10 remaining. Wade added another 3-pointer that made it 111-104 with just

China No Worry for Team USA

The 2008 Summer Olympics could not have started any better for Team USA.  After overcoming a slow start, where they were changing the leads several times with China, team USA used their poise and experience to settled down and eventually

Lebron James on the cover of TIME magazine

Lebron James is on the cover of TIME magazine as the “Leader of the Redeem Team” “I want U.S.A. basketball to be dominant again,” he says emphatically. “Every time people see the red, white and blue, they fear us.” Lebron

Carmelo Anthony Arrested for Driving Under The Influence

What does an NBA All-Star do after a bad game? Drink and drive. Carmelo Anthony was arrested early morning for driving under the influence. Police said Carmelo was arrested on Interstate 25. He was pulled over for weaving and failing

Drew Gooden out with abdominal strain – Larry Hughes shooting blanks

The Chicago Sun Times reported that an MRI on Gooden was negative.  Gooden did not practice on Monday and missed Tuesday’s game against the Celtics with an abdominal strain.  Larry Hughes was 0-6  in Tuesday’s loss to the Celtics. 

Ira Newble signs with Lakers for Remainder of Season

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Ira Newble for the remainder of the season Tuesday.  For most of his career Newble played for the Cavaliers and most recently was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics, averaging 4.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 15.5

Q&A with Drew Gooden

Hoopsworld.Com has an interesting interview with former Cleveland Cavalier Drew Gooden. After a recent home win over the Bucks in which Gooden sat out, he spoke a bit about the move, the Final Four, and much more.   Your numbers