Fun article (with a hilarious beginning): http://grantland.com/features/kyle-korver-nba-atlanta-hawks/
Korver's rights were sold for $125K (to cover summer league and a new copy machine)
2 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
If we all want to start calling McGary's midrange jumper the "sweetness", I'm willing to lend my namesake to it. Someone get Doris Burke on the line!
19 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
Hmm... almost 10:30 in the morning and no McGary bolts.
25 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@Old Man Game And we will respect him, damn it.
15 hours, 17 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@Old Man Game "Send in 25 Monster energy drink pop tabs for a free authentic Mitch McGary jersey!"
15 hours, 27 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@Old Man Game His first double-double, I'm ordering a McGary jerz.
15 hours, 29 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
I need more McGary highlights. Not enough available.
15 hours, 36 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
Sure is a lot of money for Mo Williams. Glad to see him off the FA board.
16 hours, 6 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@Bryson Pfffft. "Sike" is the cooler way to spell that word.
22 hours, 19 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@OBoy (LaFamilia) Love the dude's response on Twitter: "nice"
22 hours, 25 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
Here's some plots on a graph!https://public.tableausoftware.com/profile/dsmok1#!/vizhome/2014Salaryvs_ASPM/SalaryandMPGvs_Production
22 hours, 28 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
Morrow should've picked a different number.
22 hours, 29 minutes ago on Monday Bolts – 7.28.14
@Durantacula Just add another act to the circus!
2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD
@CanadianThunderFan Isaiah Rashad and Kevin Gates are definitely my two favourite out of the XXL Freshman 2014 class.
2 days, 14 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD
@CanadianThunderFan This album is so good.
2 days, 15 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD
@Old Man Game Gotta be that he's holding out for ~5mil/yr.
I mean, the dudes over at Mavs Moneyball just wrote an adios post about him, and he's not even gone yet.
Seems like no one has any idea.
2 days, 19 hours ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Captain KD
@CanadianThunderFan I'd pay Marion part of our MLE or BAE to clean up junk around the rim and play passable, heady defense for 15 minutes a night.
I want Shawn Marion on this team.
Found our new veteran! http://www.cbssports.com/nba/eye-on-basketball/24637125/richard-hamilton-wants-to-come-back-to-nba-next-season
3 days, 19 hours ago on Friday Bolts – 7.25.14
Harden and Howard are a couple of children. Have fun with that first round exit.
@Julius F Wrek Guap Gettin': NBA Writers Piss and Moan Over Who Should and Should Not Chase Paper a book by annoyed Thunder fans.
5 days, 17 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14
Wait so now, according to Deeks, Huestis should act in a capitalist fashion (gettin' that guap) but Presti shouldn't (savin' that guap).
Get your story/stories straight, NBA writers.
@d21 "As useful as the D-League can be, its salaries are extremely uncompetitive."
I still think people are having a crisis over the D-League's utility (regardless of unfair wages).
@anonymous12345 Ziller effectively accused me of not reading his article instead of engaging - not a great sign that you really believe in your work.
5 days, 18 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14
@[weed wolf faction] Ziller and Prada did not like my mild criticism of Ziller's article on Twitter.
NBA writers are big babies on Twitter.
@okcjim I think what I'll miss most about Fisher on defense is how he always ended up rotating on to the opposing team's center.
What a treat for OKC fans.
@Mr_F With how hard (reportedly) it was to move into the 1st round, I gotta imagine Presti would've had an easy time getting a 2nd round pick (and a future protected pick) for 29th.
@d21 Also went to homecoming with my best friend's horrible piece of trash ex-girlfriend.
If Presti had traded the pick and selected Huestis in the 2nd round, this wouldn't even be a thing.
Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA 3s
Butler insisted arrangement did not violate rules against pre-draft discussion of player compensation. A gray area, but seems like semantics
5 days, 19 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14
Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA 45s
Butler was not sure if Huestis would get drafted in either 1st/2nd round, viewed D-League promise as best means of guaranteeing being picked
@OBoy (LaFamilia) Just take our Bi-annual exception (that I think we have), Shawn.
You know you want to.
I can only imagine the reason Marion hasn't been in more FA discussion is a very high asking price.
5 days, 20 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14
@OBoy (LaFamilia) Are you welcoming us to... the Matrix?
We want executives/decision makers to behave in a non-capitalist way in a hyper-capitalist system when it doesn't make any sense for them to act in such a way. Attack the NBA for creating the system that features a farm league that critically underpays its players.
@Russ being Russ I was just about to write a "Let's sign Shawn Marion" post
Also, re: Ziller's (misplaced) outrage...
Isn't his article implicitly making the argument that the D-League method does not work? If Ziller believed in the D-League model, this would also not be a problem, right? (Aside, of course, from the wages)
@Marko (Lacoste baby) Should this article be about Presti finding a CBA loophole, or should it really be about the hilariously low wages of the D-League and how these low wages negatively impact the current and future prosperity of the D-League itself?
5 days, 21 hours ago on Wednesday Bolts – 7.23.14
@Julius F Wrek Rather two step witchya
1 week, 1 day ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq
@Old Man Game @duhsweetness
Why trade for Kevin Love when we have Mitch McGary, the player Kevin Love will wish he was?
@OBoy (LaFamilia) I'm weirdly okay with being the next team rolling the dice on which Sessions shows up for a full season.
1 week, 2 days ago on Saturday Morning Cartoons: Baby Shaq
Durant got to the line fewer times per game in the playoffs this season (compared to last year) and shot at a lower clip.
The last two seasons he's dropped off (semi-) significantly at the line once playoffs started.
Too many regular season minutes?
@OBoy (LaFamilia) The only time I ever want to see Rick Fox is if I'm watching He Got Game.
@_patrickshannon Are you saying you're tired of watching mid-level bowl action between underachieving Big Ten/SEC teams?
@Jooseppi Dwight Bikes > Da Point Gawd
@_patrickshannon Stockton (2) + Jordan (5) + Kevin (2) + Kareem (5) + Garnett (1)
1 week, 3 days ago on The Side Part: Pau’s High Brow
@Julius F Wrek Thanks dude!