Found November 04, 2011 on
Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. -- Nearly 17 months have passed since Michael Finley last played in a professional basketball game, yet the word retirement has not officially spilled from his mouth. He is 38 years old now, far removed from possessing the skill set that once made him a two-time NBA all-star. Still, a glimmer of hope remains in his voice.
He is a man who sounds content with his place in life. But he is also a man who certainly wouldn't mind one last shot to latch onto an NBA team. Whether that opportunity presents itself again remains to be seen.
"I'm semi-retired, so to speak," Finley said. "With this lockout, I don't really know what I want to do. Hopefully if the lockout ends, I can get a chance to join a team. But if it doesn't, so be it."
Retirement -- or semi-retirement -- was just one of many topics Finley addressed on Friday during a short press conference inside the Kohl Center. The former University of Wisconsin men's basketball stan...
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Shaq took aim at some former Celtics teammates in his new book. He dished on Nate Robinson and Big Baby Davis.
Kind of an older article by Chris Forsberg and ESPN Boston, but still interesting. May not be the best time to bet on the NBA or take part in betting online, but if you did you could still consider the Boston Celtics as contenders. Either way it’s good to check out the Sports Bet Listing. Here is the rest of the article from ESPN Boston:
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I'm not 100% sure if this is a good thing or not, but hopefully the threat of decertification will lead to the owners upping their offer tomorrow. From what I've been led to believe if the players decertify from the union, things then get messy and there won't be any quick resolution (thus no basketball any time soon). Again hopefully simply the...
It’s November, the month the NBA season normally begins, so it’s naturally time for Paul Pierce and Derek Fisher compete. Normally, Pierce would be scoring buckets and Fisher would be annoyingly chasing Ray Allen around screens. But this is the NBA lockout, so Fisher is attempting to lead the players association in negotiations with the owners while Pierce, unhappy with the...
Shaquille O'Neal's new book, "Shaq Uncut," co-written with Jackie MacMullan, hasn't even been released yet, but some juicy tidbits have. Shaq has re-ignited the Kobe feud and spilled some critical beans on the relationship between LeBron James and his former Cleveland Cavalier coach Mike Brown. And even though his time here in Boston was almost as quick...
YEP, THE LOCKOUT IS STILL ON
With NBA lockout talks getting more and more frustrating by the day, Paul Pierce prefers to take some time to relax and work on his bowling technique from the comfort of his own home. Check out the video below to see if Pierce can bowl a strike with just one roll.
After a successful 15-year NBA career that was kick started by three impresses seasons at the University of Wisconsin, two-time NBA All-Star and NBA Championship Michael Finley gives back to the Wisconsin athletic department by establishing an endowed scholarship to benefit minority student-athletes.
Paul Pierce was reportedly the most vocal 'star' player on the call.
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Rajon Rondo believes that the NBA players association has enough unity to wait for a fair offer.
Decertification of the union has been something some agents have pushed for from the start, and it appears that those same agents had a heavy hand in this week’s players decertification talks behind the players’ backs. Names have started to leak out of who was on the call from several sources. Paul Pierce and Dwyane…