Author Archive: Guy
The casual basketball fan just does not care about the NBA right now.
The Celtics remain the favorite to claim the Eastern Conference Title.
With just two games left in the SEC regular season (wow), it’s clear who will have the top seed in the East and West divisions in the SEC Tournament. Alabama has an insurmountable four game lead out West, while Florida has a two game lead with remaining over Vanderbilt. Even though Vandy can tie Florida, [...]
When you hear “strained left calf” you think alright, he’ll miss a week or so, maybe longer if it’s a bad one. Six weeks ago, Francisco Garcia went down with a relatively innocuous seeming calf injury…he has yet to set foot back on the floor for a game. There’s still no definite word on when [...]
When the Washington Wizards drafted John Wall first overall in the 2010 NBA Draft, the former Wildcat was stepping into one of the most difficult situations I can remember a top pick entering. The Wizards were absolutely in shambles. Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler were the cornerstones of a mediocre franchise for a [...]
The best part is that these Eastern Conference teams don’t like each other.
It’s hard to believe, but we’re coming down to crunch-time in the SEC schedule. In the most recent edition of Bracketology, Joe Lunardi had six SEC squads making the tournament. Florida, Vanderbilt and Kentucky all are looking to be in pretty good shape to make the NCAA’s, with Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee in dangerous bubble [...]
With an abbreviated set of games this past week ahead of All-Star Weekend, we’re going to do things a little different for the Pinkie’s Monday NBA coverage. Instead of the normal short opinion piece with the UK and UofL updates, I’m going to run down the winners and losers from this weekend’s festivities in LA. [...]
After a one week hiatus, I’m back and ready to update you on SEC basketball. For those of you who desperately missed my rundown last week (can’t imagine there’s too many of you out there), I apologize. Let’s get down to business. Notable Results from the Week That Was Xavier 65 Georgia 57 Every time [...]
Due to Francisco Garcia’s injury (he’s been out for nearly a month now) and Terrence Williams and Samardo Samuels being buried on their teams’ respective benches, Earl Clark is the only former Cardinal playing regular NBA minutes right now. For a long while, Clark was also buried on the Magic’s bench, but the second year [...]
Come on Boogie! Just when DeMarcus Cousins was in the middle of his best extended stretch of play of his career, showing everybody why many said he had the most potential of any player in this past year’s draft, he does something to cause those “character issue” things to pop back up. It’s hard to [...]
I’ve written before about the strange relationship between the media and the Los Angeles Lakers. Being the clear-cut favorites to win the title entering the season, people first expected them to coast through the regular season and worry only about the Playoffs. However, when the Lakers started out the year so dominantly, expectations were suddenly [...]
Since being traded to the Orlando Magic from the Phoenix Suns a couple months ago, Earl Clark has been unable to crack the rotation…until this week. Clark played at least 14 minutes in his teams’ last three games this week. It was the first time he had seen action in three straight games since the [...]
For a point guard in the NBA, making the All-Star team has never been a taller task. With veteran standard-bearers like Jason Kidd and Steve Nash still playing at a high level, but being pushed aside by the likes of Chris Paul, Deron Williams, and Russell Westbrook, the West is tough. In the East, though, [...]
The Cleveland Cavaliers may be mired in a disastrous 20 game losing streak, but Samardo Samuels has to be happy nonetheless. The former Cardinal looked to face an uncertain future when he entered the NBA Draft after his sophomore season, but he is defying expectations in playing a role for his team. Samardo had two [...]
The week started off innocuously enough for DeMarcus Cousins. Against Portland and Charlotte, Cousins was only on the floor for 35 minutes combined with averages of 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Then, Boogie blew up. Cousins had 12 points in a big first quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers and sustained his play throughout. He [...]