DAVID THORPE RUMORS & GOSSIP

ESPN’s David Thorpe Says Dallas Mavericks Will Force 7-Game Series

ESPN’s David Thorpe, on The Lowe Post Podcast, predicted the Dallas Mavericks to force a 7 game series with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Zach Lowe, of ESPN.com, hosts his well-known podcast called The Lowe Post Podcast every week where he brings on guests from across the NBA family such as Jeff Van Gundy, Adam Silver, […] ESPN’s David Thorpe Says Dallas Mavericks Will Force 7...
Via The Smoking Cuban
April 16, 2016

The Brooklyn Nets: Worst team in the NBA?

"That's a really sad report," Truehoop's Henry Abbott remarked to David Thorpe in the aftermath of his grim proposition that the Brooklyn Nets are destined to be the NBA's worst team. The video preview saw Thorpe chastise Brooklyn for their dependency on Joe Johnson, 1-3 starting positions he labeled "worst in the league", and the complete lack of coherence with the gritty coaching...
Via Celtics Life
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN: The Nets might be the worst team in the NBA

ESPN's David Thorpe is one of the Internet's foremost basketball authorities. If you want proper analysis, you go to Thorpe. Unless you're a Nets fan. In that case, don't go anywhere near him. (Though if you're a masochistic Nets fan, you may actually like him more than this warning implies.)Thorpe made an appearance on ESPN's online NBA show TrueHoop TV to comprise a quick Nets...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN ranks Marcus Smart as the 12th best rookie so far, using some pretty fuzzy logic

Here's a lesson in how not to analyze players, be they rookies or veterans.ESPN's David Thorpe recently put out an article (Insider) where he ranked the top-20 rookies in the league right now. Where did Marcus Smart finish? Thorpe had him at 12.At first that seemed a tad low, but someone could make a case with compelling arguments that 11 other rookies have played better than Smart...
Via Celtics Life
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Insider doesn’t think highly of Marcus Smart

ESPN Insider David Thorpe has ranked this year’s crop of rookies. Marcus Smart is ranked 12th behind the likes of Joe Ingles, Langston Galloway, Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black and is classified as “Struggling:” As a catch-and-shoot guy, Smart continues to play well. He has to be accounted for off the ball because he can make perimeter shots, including 3s, off the catch....
Via Red's Army
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Notes, Links & Tweets

Memphis head coach Josh Pastnor has some deep Philly roots and ohhh yeah…his family may have video tape of Wilt’s 100-point game. For ESPN.com…David Thorpe of scout.com ranks the rookies in the Association.  Hint: MCW does well in this ranking. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Australian draft lottery prospect Dante Exum has met with agents and may be headed to the NBA. Speaking...
Via Philadunkia
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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