The 'Tonight is a make-or-break night for the Lakers' quiz

The annual NBA Draft lottery will take place on Tuesday night. It's a crucial night for every team in the lottery, but tonight's outcome is of the utmost importance to the Los Angeles Lakers and their new president of basketball operations, Magic Johnson. You see, depending on how things shake out, the Lakers will either be lined up to stockpile on talent over the next three seasons...
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Today in Celtics history: Olowokandi/Szczerbiak trade, Gerald Green born

Today, January 26th is the eleventh anniversary of a trade that sent Ricky Davis,  Mark Blount, Marcus Banks, Justin Reed and two second round picks from the Boston Celtics to the Minnesota Timberwolves.In exchange, Boston received Wally Szczerbiak, Michael Olowokandi and Dwayne Jones and a first-round draft pick. Relatively uneventful as far as impact on the organization, the trade...
Via Celtics Life
January 26, 2017

Celebrities and pro athletes are tweeting about Lamar Jackson again

Wale once rapped about an average Maryland quarterback (Danny O'Brien) and how Michael Olowokandi went to Pacific in the same song. I think he can work Lamar into a track soon. Lamar Jackson is.. Lamar jacksoning already today I see — Wale (@Wale) November 5, 2016 Lamar Jackson — Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) November 5, 2016 Lamar Jackson .......
Via Card Chronicle
November 07, 2016

But…why wouldn’t Kevin Durant consider the Timberwolves?

Free agency has not started yet, but fans are receiving a heavy dose of Kevin Durant rumors, and it’s really not that surprising that the Timberwolves are seldom mentioned as a potential destination. The Timberwolves have never been a free agency hot-spot. The highest-profile signing in franchise history is, what…Michael Olowokandi in 2003? Mike James in […] But…why wouldn’t...
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June 28, 2016

Ben Simmons’ shoe deal could be worth more than $100 million

Ben Simmons is one of the most exciting prospects to enter the NBA since Lebron James, despite the performance of his LSU Tigers this season (18-12 overall, 11-6 SEC), and he could be on the verge of cashing in with his shoe deal. When LeBron entered the NBA, his deal with Nike was reportedly worth $90 million. According to SNY, Simmons’ deal could broach or go beyond $100 million...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Anthony Bennett the worst No. 1 overall pick in NBA history?

Anthony Bennett is a free agent, again.The first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft was released by the Toronto Raptors Monday, putting the forward's NBA future in significant jeopardy.Bennett is only 22 years old —€” he has plenty of time to find his game and make something of his professional career — but he's currently the leader in the clubhouse for worst No. 1 overall...
Via FOX Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Hasheem Thabeet ejected from Summer League game (Video)

Times keep getting tougher for former lottery pick Hasheem Thabeet. Chosen second overall by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2009 NBA Draft, the 7’3″ center is widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. But on Sunday, Thabeet managed to pull off a lamentable feat that the likes of Michael Olowokandi,...Read More
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Someone Buy This Vintage Michael Olowokandi Clippers Jersey

As a Clippers fan, it’s safe to say that no draft pick in the team’s history sums up its years of pre-Lob City futility more than Michael Olowokandi. Watching this dude play brought about an inner rage no eight-year-old should have possessed. Eventually I just got so used to the losing that when David Stern gifted the franchise with Chris Paul I didn’t know to react. Part...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Razzball Basketball Podcast – Teaser Before Our Premiere!

Razzball Nation!  You've read that right, we've got a podcast comin'!  Our first "official" episode will be on Friday, June 27th covering the NBA Draft with Razzball regulars Slim and Pete Nice hopping on.  In our first little foray into the audiosphere, we talk NBA Finals, make our picks for the series with the Spurs up 2-1, and talk our thoughts on what Cleveland is gonna do...
Via Razzball Basketball
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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