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Longest Active Tenures of One-Club NBA Players

Posted on 27 Jul, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Being a one-team kind of guy isn’t easy in today’s NBA, but there are nine players with at least 11 years of experience on just one franchise. The small group includes players like Anderson Varejao and Udonis Haslem; players who play their part. But there are also the legends, still walking the earth, like Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant. More

Ray Allen, Doc Rivers

On Doc Rivers Being a Traitor, Something LeBron James & Ray Allen Aren’t

Posted on 26 Jun, 2013, by in NBA

The general perception and memory of certain moments in history is made by the media’s angle of events. LeBron James will forever be a traitor to some for leaving, as a free agent, from Cleveland to Miami, while in Boston’s eyes, Ray Allen is a traitor. So how will the Celtics view Doc Rivers, who made his move mid-contract, demanding to leave and join the Clippers? More

Jeremy Lin – Rockets over Knicks good for NBA Balance

Posted on 20 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

The move of Jeremy Lin from the New York Knicks to the Houston Rockets presents an interesting case study of what NBA loyalty means; of what big-market teams and small-market, if you can call Houston a small one, teams are about; of how super-stardom doesn’t have anything to do with what happens on the floor. More

Jeremy Lin Leaving the New York Knicks – The Disgusting Reactions

Posted on 18 Jul, 2012, by in NBA

It’s never surprising to see racism, ignorance and disgusting behavior from people and especially on the Internet. Jeremy Lin leaving the New York Knicks for the Houston Rockets after the Knicks didn’t match the offer sheet brought out the worst out of some people who refer to themselves as fans. More

NBA Loyalty – It Doesn’t Exist

Posted on 7 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Those of you who were surprised to see Steve Nash give up on a chance to end his career with the Phoenix Suns, instead opting to play for the Los Angeles Lakers for money and a better chance at at an NBA title were probably just as surprised as Ray Allen in Miami Heat uniform seems to be a done deal. More