Magic Name Bill Peterson Erie BayHawks Head Coach

The Orlando Magic have announced that Bill Peterson will be Head Coach of its D-League team, the Erie BayHawks. As usual with Magic team policy, terms of the signing are unknown at this time. Orlando GM Rob Hennigan discussed the addition of Peterson. “We are excited to welcome Bill (Peterson) and his family,” said Hennigan. “Bill’s passion for teaching and development...
Via Magic Basketball Online
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: The Price Is Right For Avery Bradley

8 Classic Fusion Haute Joaillerie watches. A spiffy 700 horsepower Maybach Excelero. Michael Finley’s “22.6-6.3-5.3″ gem of a 2000 season. Kanye West’s engagement ring to Kim Kardashian. Six points and 2.8 assists nightly in 2012 from then-Atlanta Hawk Kirk Hinrich. One of these iced out iPhone 4s. One common thread binds these random, seemingly ridiculous, mismatched...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: MJ refs 3-on-3 game between Barkley/Kidd/Finley and sumo wrestlers

Most days we're forced to create things for our Afternoon Delight segment. Today is not one of those days.Credit Yahoo Sports Eric Freeman for the find, but he loses some points for subbing Celtics great Michael Finley from his title: Remember when Michael Jordan ref'd a game between Charles Barkley, Jason Kidd, and sumo wrestlers? Screw Jason Kidd. On a separate note,...
Via Celtics Life
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The “What If” Draft – Part Two

Here is part 2 of my “What If” Draft that I know you have all been dying to read. Enjoy! 1995 The Blazers Pick (#11): Gary Trent PF, Ohio Best Available Player: Michael Finley SF, Wisconsin (#21) Effect-O-Meter: -3, The Trailblazers initially had the 8th pick which ended up being Shawn Respert, but they swapped with Milwaukee for pick #11 which was Gary Trent. I wanted to give...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pain in the neck: How one injury has haunted Packers for three decades

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Second-year running back Johnathan Franklin is the player at the top of most people's minds right now when it comes to career-ending neck injuries, but he's just the most recent in a long line of Green Bay Packers whose careers have ended in similar fashion over the past three decades. If star tight end Jermichael Finley, whose football future is in question...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Our best Badger basketball team of all-time

Oh @ballislife — who knew you’d start a firestorm of copycats with your $15 all-time NBA roster challenge. Create an All-Time Starting Five with $15 | Click here to create & submit your team: http://t.co/96ikOT8bbT pic.twitter.com/UUPnwWpmMS — Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) May 29, 2014 Well, the folks in the communications department at UW decided to throw out the gauntlet...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pakcers hope JerMichael Finley will be back with them next season

Tweet Last season, former Green Bay Packers tight end JerMichael Finley suffered a sever neck injury that sidelined him for the remainder of the season as well as threatened to end his NFL career. With Finley currently available as a free agent, the Packers are hoping Finley would be open to returning to their team next season. “In my mind he is a Green Bay Packer — hopefully...
Via Los That Sports Blog
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Playing At Fastest Playoff Pace Since 2002

The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 98.7 possession per 48 minutes this postseason as they play faster than any team in the playoffs since 2002. This means the Clippers are playing even faster than the Mike D'Antoni Phoenix Suns. The 01-02 Dallas Mavericks of Don Nelson, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Finley averaged 98.8 posessions.
Via RealGM
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Students Can Drink Free at Saturday's Final Four Game Against Kentucky

The Wisconsin Badgers have had a great run through the Tournament so far, and will be playing for the right to go to the national championship game come Saturday. It's not going to be an easy one. They have the red-hot Kentucky Wildcats on deck. So its safe to say they are going to need as many wild and crazy fans in the stands in Arlington as possible. Just to make sure they...
Via FatManWriting
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Cedric Ceballos Make Up A Story About The Dallas Mavericks Tanking In The Late ’90s?

As the star-studded 2014 NBA Draft draws closer, the subject of tanking has become an even hotter topic of debate among league media. Wednesday night, Jason Smith of Fox Sports Radio, asked former NBA baller Cedric Ceballos — a regular contributor to the show — if he had any first hand experiences with tanking. Here was Ceballos’ response: I remember the first time I was involved...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Two decades later, Andy Kilbride says his Badgers team would beat current UW squad

Twenty years have passed since the last Wisconsin men'sbasketball team opened a season 11-0. And until this season, it had marked theonly Badgers squad in the modern era (since 1943) to begin the year with 11consecutive victories.The 2013-14 version matched that 1993-'94 team with a victoryon Wednesday against Milwaukee. Now, the fourth-ranked Badgers can surpass themark...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Two decades later, Andy Kilbride says his Badgers team would beat current UW squad

Twenty years have passed since the last Wisconsin men'sbasketball team opened a season 11-0. And until this season, it had marked theonly Badgers squad in the modern era (since 1943) to begin the year with 11consecutive victories.The 2013-14 version matched that 1993-'94 team with a victoryon Wednesday against Milwaukee. Now, the fourth-ranked Badgers can surpass themark...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Binge Scoring: Kaminsky's Record Boosts UW

It's not Sam Dekker, Alando Tucker, Devin Harris or Michael Finley who delivered the greatest single-game scoring performance in Wisconsin history. That honor belongs to Frank Kaminsky, who had a night to remember as he led No.12 Wisconsin over North Dakota, 103-85, Tuesday night.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Finley Selling San Antonio Dream Home For $1.3 Million

  Former NBA guard Michael Finley was considered among the most gifted scorers in the league during the peak of his pro career,…
Via Busted Coverage
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Haze: Week 8 Waiver Wire

Fantasy owners got GOT this weekend. The good ole injury imp reared its ugly head and cleaned house on Sunday in the NFL. Reggie Wayne and Sam Bradford. DONE FOR THE YEAR. Doug Martin also could be joining them soon enough. JerMichael Finley suffered a scary neck injury. Arian Foster blew up  his hamstring. Sunday, bloody Sunday. Onto the waiver wire to find some relief. Quarterbacks...
Via The Hazean
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

JerMichael Finley breaking three Redskins tackles sums up Washington’s performance against Green Bay

The Washington Redskins definitely didn’t bring their A game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday, as perfectly exhibited on this play where it takes five Skins tacklers to bring down JerMichael Finley.   Green Bay is currently up 37-7, and it’s still the third quarter.
Via Diehardsport
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins let go Lane and Pruitt bring roster down to 75

Despite it being an exciting day for most fans due to the release of Madden, today is a day which most players around the league are not looking forward to. By 4pm this afternoon teams need to cut down their roster to 75 players. Notable cuts included: Special teams WR Julius Pruitt Pruitt came back to the team in attempts to help provide depth to the unit. Some might...
Via Phins Phocus
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Every Celtic from 2007-2013

My friend Hanze84 over at Hoop China has done it again-another fantastic piece of photo work. This time, he’s put together a photo array of every Boston Celtic that donned the green from 2007-2013. From Perk to Posey, Ray to Rondo, Sasha to Starbury- they’re all here. Scroll down for the complete list & click the image to see it in full size. From left to right: Perk, Big...
Via Red's Army
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Finals: Tim Duncan starts slow, finishes big in Game 1 win

Earlier in his career, when head coach Gregg Popovich opted to bring Manu Ginobili off the bench in favor of less talented players like Brent Barry and Michael Finley the saying went "It doesn't matter who starts the game, but who finishes it."  In honor of Tim Duncan's Game 1 of the the 2013 Finals I'd like to amend that saying to "It doesn't matter...
Via Project Spurs
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: TE Jermichael Finley

Today is the 13th day of FOX Sports Wisconsin Packers writer Paul Imig's offseason evaluations of every player on Green Bay's roster. Click here for all of Paul's previous evaluations and come back every day through mid-March for Paul's in-depth film and statistical analysis. Coming up soon: Today: TE Jermichael Finley Sunday, Feb. 10: LB Robert Francois Monday,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Haze: Week 15 Waiver Wire Adds

Both of my Rob Gronkowski teams were one-and-done in the fantasy football playoffs. No surprise. In Week 14 I suggested streaming the following tight ends if you were a Gronk owner: Tony Scheffler (scored a TD), Greg Olsen (scored a TD), Jared Cook (scored a TD) and JerMichael Finley (crapped the bed). Unfortunately, I started Finley in one of my Gronk leagues and lost by less than...
Via The Hazean
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Finley Eyes A Return To The NBA

A veteran of 15 years, Michael Finley is apparently eying a return to the NBA. Does he have a realistic chance of playing again, and if so, what are some likely destinations for the accomplished two guard?
Via Hoops Addict
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Finley Wants to Be Like Mike and Return to the NBA

If Michael Jordan can do it, why can't Michael Finley?  There are far too many reasons for me to name here.  However, that doesn't keep Finley from wanting to make a comeback.  The former Dallas Mavericks forward has been working with Mark Cuban in the team's front office, but he's been staying in shape and wants to play again. According to Marc Stein of ESPN...
Via NBA Injury News
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Finley, Architect of Arguably Worst Dunk in NBA Slam Dunk Contest History, Considering Comeback (Video)

At the tender age of 39, Michael Finley is considering a comeback to the NBA. We say, go for it. Finley did not exactly look like a spring chicken coming off the bench for the Spurs and Celtics in the 2009-10 season, but if he thinks he can make a difference for an NBA team as he closes in on the big 4-0, who are we to crush his dreams? Then again, Finley’s comeback should be given...
Via NESN.com
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Finley, Dixon and McDyess all preparing for NBA comebacks

Last week it was Juan Dixon. Now Michael Finley wants to call it a comeback. Apparently age is nothing but a number to guys like Dixon (34 years old) and Finley (39 years old) as they still feel like they have something to offer to NBA teams around the league besides a chance to increase a teams’ average age. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein is reporting Finley -- the former Phoenix...
Via Bloguin Best
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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