Source: Mavs working to sign Balkman

DALLAS - Renaldo Balkman has been pursuing a path back into the NBA, where he was once a promising Knicks 2006 first-round pick. Amid speculation that Balkman, 30, might make himself eligible for the D-League Draft, FOX Sports Southwest has learned that the Dallas Mavericks are visiting with the former South Carolina star about signing with Dallas, thus making him the property...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Mavs working to sign Balkman

DALLAS - Renaldo Balkman has been pursuing a path back into the NBA, where he was once a promising Knicks 2006 first-round pick. Amid speculation that Balkman, 30, might make himself eligible for the D-League Draft, FOX Sports Southwest has learned that the Dallas Mavericks are visiting with the former South Carolina star about signing with Dallas, thus making him the property...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

BILBAO, Spain (AP) Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. But he's not here. Neither are Spurs teammates Tony Parker of France and Manu Ginobili of Argentina. They're all sitting this one out. Plenty of big names remain, from Derrick...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Harkless’ FIBA World Cup Participation in Doubt

In a surprising turn of events, Orlando Magic wing player Maurice Harkless may not participate for the Puerto Rican national team in the FIBA World Cup after all. Puerto Rican national team basketball Head Coach Paco Olmos has been unsuccessful in persuading both Harkless and Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier to join the team as of now. FIBA’s news outlet reported a week ago...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks Release Balkman, Ebanks, Kennedy, Melo

The Dallas Mavericks have waived Renaldo Balkman, Devin Ebanks, D.J. Kennedy and Fab Melo. All were signed by the Mavericks on non-guaranteed deals.
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavericks request waivers on 7-foot Melo, 3 others

The Dallas Mavericks have requested waivers on 7-foot center Fab Melo and three other players. With Tuesday's moves, the Mavericks roster is at 16. Dallas also requested waivers on Renaldo Balkman, Devin Ebanks and D.J. Kennedy. Melo was a first-round pick by Boston last year and played six games for the Celtics. He was traded to Memphis in August and waived by the Grizzlies...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman Making Most Of 2nd Chance In NBA With Mavericks

Renaldo Balkman is receiving another chance at the NBA as he attempts to make the Dallas Mavericks' roster. Balkman was banned from the Philippines Basketball Association for shoving some of his teammates and an assistant coach while confronting three referees last March. “To get a second chance, to put your foot back in the door, to get your name circulated within the NBA...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman Takes Tattoos To A New Level

If there’s one thing NBA players love, it’s tattoos. However, Renaldo Balkman recently had his eyelids tattoo’d. At least the Mavericks will know if he is ever sleeping on the bench. At least his tats say “hustle”, and “harder”, right? And when I say love, I mean L-O-V-E.   [cbssports] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle likes Renaldo Balkman’s eyelid tattoos

Unless you are up on your Renaldo Balkman knowledge, you probably didn’t know that he has two eye-lid tattoos that says “Hustler” and “Harder” on his eye-lids. Currently, Balkman is a member of the Dallas Mavericks and when head coach Rick Carlisle was asked about Balkman’s unique tattoos, he actually liked them according to the Dallas Morning News: Asked for his first...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman Accepts Invite To Mavericks' Training Camp

Renaldo Balkman has agreed to a training camp deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Balkman, 29, a defensive-minded 6-foot-8 small forward, has been out of the NBA since 2011-12. He has since played in the Philippines, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. Balkman, the 20th overall pick in the 2006 draft by the New York Knicks, has career NBA averages of 4.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in 13.9 minutes...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Nicholson stars, but mistake costs Canada

When Andrew Nicholson has the ball in his hands, good things will typically happen. Not only will good things typically happen, Nicholson knows how to put the ball in the basket. He does it with so much ease, that it only seemed natural that his offensive game would expand. Nicholson showed all of that in scoring 21 points for Canada in the second game of the FIBA Americas Championship...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Wands: Puerto Rico vs. Canada

Caracas, Venezuela (1-0) vs. (1-0)    Time/TV: 2 p.m./ESPN3 Line: Puerto Rico by 5.5 Tickets: Did you see attendance at this thing? You shouldn't have a problem Canada's Schedule: Aug. 30 -- Canada 85, Jamaica 64; Today -- vs. Puerto Rico; Sept. 1 -- vs. Brazil; Sept. 3 -- vs. Uruguay   Pace Off. Rtg. Def...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Don’t Sleep on the Summer League

By Charles R. Trimble III Unlike many who mistakenly dismiss it, I actually get excited when the annual Vegas Summer League is held. For a basketball junkie such as myself, it is the closest thing to watching a regular season Knicks game with the familiar MSG faces reporting from the sidelines, while the most recognizable voice in NYC sports “swishes and dishes” his way through...
Via Knickswag
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks NBA Draft Preview Capsule

The NBA Draft is only a few hours away. The rumors keep pouring in (KG and Pierce to Brooklyn?! Orlando trading the 2nd pick?! The Knicks trading Amare for Kevin Durant?!?…ok I made that last one up). As of the now the Knicks are sitting with their 24th overall pick. Here are some final notes and thoughts on the Draft and an archive of all our work leading up to it  Player Profiles ...
Via Turn On The Knicks
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Turn On The Knicks Throwback Thursday – June 13th Edition

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been showing you some of the more miserable draft nights in New York Knicks history. In case you missed them, here’s the list that leaves much to be desired. Michael Sweetney Nene Hilario (the Antonio McDyess trade) Frederic Weis If you thought things couldn’t get any worse, you are sorely mistaken. This Throwback Thursday, we’re taking you...
Via Turn On The Knicks
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

TKBP Interview: Renaldo Balkman Speaks For the First Time Since Philippines Incident

Via The Kevin Burke Project
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Richmond Epicly Melts Down in Final 4.7 Seconds

The Big Leagues Renaldo Balkman says "Keep it together, guys."
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman banned by Philippines Basketball Association for life

Renaldo Balkman received a lifetime ban and small fine from the Philippines Basketball Association for attempting to choke one of his teammates in a recent game. Balkman, a former first-round pick of the New York Knicks who played six seasons in the NBA, confronted officials following a call he didn’t like during a game against the Alaska Aces last Friday. He then pushed two teammates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman banned from Philipines Basketball Association after choking teammate

So remember over the weekend when I said I couldn’t envision a scenario where ex NBA player Renaldo Balkman stayed with his team, the Petron Blaze Boosters, after he choked up his teammate, Arwind Santos?  The Philipines Basketball Association has banned Balkman following the incident. In addition to the ban, Balkman has been fined the equivalent of $6,100. In a statement...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman banned for life in Philippines after choking teammate

The Philippine Basketball Association handed down a stiff penatly to crazy ole former NBA player Renaldo Balkman. PBA commissioner Chito Salud fined him the staggering amount of 250,000 Philippine Pesos (ok, that’s only about $6,150 U.S. dollars, but a lot nevertheless) and banned him from the league FOR LIFE. Balkman went nuts after a ref’s call as his teammates tried to restrain...
Via Low Brow Sports
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Afternoon After – March 11, 2013 edition

Greetings. Apologies for not getting this out sooner. You can blame extra work and the clock adjustment and watching the game where the photo above happened. The latest developments on what transpired back here in the Motherland that spread throughout the basketball blogosphere have been made available. Former Knicks and Nuggets player and current Petron Blaze Booster Renaldo Balkman...
Via The Victory Formation
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman Receives Lifetime Ban From Philippine Basketball Association For Choking Teammate

Pete Rose status...
Via The Kevin Burke Project
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: A replacement for Gary Tanguay has been found

Good news Celtics fans, we've found a replacement for Gary Tanguay! Tanguay makes Celtics pregame shows, halftime shows, and postgame shows almost unbearable to watch on CSNNE. His opinions completely change depending on who else is in the studio. If Tommy is there than Tanguay is saying how much he loves Rondo. If Felger or Shaughnessy are there, he's bashing Rondo. His...
Via Celtics Life
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Renaldo Balkman banned from basketball in the Philippines

Renaldo Balkman choked his own teammate last week during a game and now he has been banned from playing basketball in the Philippines.
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March 11, 2013  |  3 Comments

Former Knick Renaldo Balkman Banned For Life After Choking Teammate in Philippines

You can’t go Spreewell over in the Philippines without there being some consequences for your actions. Renaldo Balkman is finding that out the hard way. For initiating threatening physical contact with a referee followed by a prolonged, offensive, belligerent if not aberrant on-court decorum directed toward game officials and his Petron team mates and superiors, including the head...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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