Archive for February, 2015

Wednesday, February 25th, saw three trades occur in the National Hockey League. While the Carolina Hurricanes dealt some big names in preparation for an off-season rebuild, the Los Angeles Kings and Winnipeg Jets geared up for a playoff push. Plus, Dave Nonis, the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager, traded highly sought after winger Daniel Winnik […]

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Alex Lowe and Colby Rogers talk more in depth about some of the trade deadline deals, touching on what they liked and what they think will fall flat. Plus, they argue the age-old question of which type of point guard is the best type of point guard. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/luxury_tax_12.mp3 http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/luxury_tax_12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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A video was posted recently on YouTube containing 50 minutes of highlights of the young Chinese basketball prospect Zhou Qi. I had heard of Zhou before but honestly this was the first real in depth video I have watched on him. My first thoughts watching it were negative. Just a skinny, tall guy that gets […]

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The past couple of days have been an emotional rollercoaster in the world of the Miami Heat. First, they bring in Goran Dragic, giving them one of the premier starting lineups in the NBA. Then, they find out that Chris Bosh has blood clots in his lungs, and while it looks like he’ll be okay […]

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The Milwaukee Bucks received Michael Carter-Williams, Miles Plumlee, and Tyler Ennis. The Phoenix Suns received Brandon Knight and Kendall Marshall. The Philadelphia 76ers received a protected 2015 first-round pick from the Suns via the Los Angeles Lakers. The pick is protected 1-5 in 2015, 1-3 in 2016 and 2017 and unprotected in 2018. As is tradition […]

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I’m going to open with a small message. Thank you to my cohort Alex for covering the crazy trade deadline while I couldn’t earlier today. This is my first article on the subject today and I must just say…WOW! That was fun to follow! The trade deadline should be expected to be slow and Zach […]

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There are only two GMs that even the most casual of basketball fans are likely to be able to name: Daryl Morey and Sam Hinkie. They represent the opposing camps for how to make a team good. Daryl Morey believes in adding wood to your fire until it’s time to carefully analyze various brands of […]

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Alex and Colby do a special mid-week episode to discuss the wildest trade deadline in a long, long time. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/ep_10.mp3 http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/ep_10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Whoa. Alright, instead of writing individual articles about the trillion deals that happened in the last three minutes of the NBA trade deadline, I’ve compiled a quick run-down of the various deals below. More analysis to come later. Brandon Knight to Phoenix / Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee to Milwaukee / Multiple picks to […]

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Update: It turns out that the deal also includes the New Orleans Pelicans who send John Salmons to Phoenix. New Orleans will get Cole. Zoran Dragic is also part of the package to Miami. In what may end up being the most impactful deadline deal, at least on this year’s playoff race, Goran Dragic has […]

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Let the Denver fire sale begin! In the first of what could be many moves for the Nuggets today, they’ve dished sharpshooter Arron Afflalo to Portland, giving the Blazers some much-needed depth off the bench. The full deal is Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, a future lottery-protected first rounder and a second rounder from the […]

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The Miami Heat are in no-mans land right now, due in large part to injuries battering their team so far this season. At best, they’re the 7-seed no one wants to play. At worst, they’re a team who are going to flutter in mediocrity without adding any valuable young assets for at least a few […]

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With just a shade over 24 hours until the 3:00 p.m. trade deadline tomorrow, rumor after rumor has crept onto the internet. If half of the rumors are true, this would be the most active trade deadline ever, so it’s safe to assume that almost none of the rumors will amount to anything. But just […]

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Alex Lowe and Colby Rogers bring in special guest Adam Jun to talk about an array of rumors surrounding the Chicago Bulls. Plus, Alex and Colby recap Saturday night’s all-star action and talk about some players who could be on the move come trade deadline. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/Episode_9.mp3 http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/Episode_9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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