Author: Albert

Lessons in Game Theory 0

Lessons in Game Theory

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LeBron James continues to insist his upcoming free agency decision will be based purely on the potential to win. It’s not about legacy. It’s not about marketing. It’s not about becoming basketball’s first billion-dollar man. If that’s true, it’s all just a
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A Look Ahead to the 2010 NBA Draft 2

A Look Ahead to the 2010 NBA Draft

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The Heat has four picks in the upcoming draft – the 18th pick in the first round, and the 41st, 42nd and 48th picks in the second round. The three mid second round picks won’t provide much value. They hardly ever do.
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Dirk Nowtizki won’t be available this summer 0

Dirk Nowtizki won’t be available this summer

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Rumors are swirling in South Florida now that Dirk Nowitzki is reportedly planning to opt out of his contract and test the free agency market this summer. Everybody calm down. It means absolutely nothing. Media outlets and fans are confused as to
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Short N.B.A. Playoff Series Affecting the Salary Cap 0

Short N.B.A. Playoff Series Affecting the Salary Cap

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N.B.A. commissioner David Stern projected last month that the league’s 2010-11 salary cap would be about $56.1 million when figures are released in early July, but he admitted they “might have to hustle to get it.” His projection came just before the
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Chris Bosh narrows his list to five 1

Chris Bosh narrows his list to five

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Chris Bosh has been rumored to have informed the Toronto Raptors that he’s narrowed his list of preferred destinations in free agency to five (of course, he’s denying it). The list – which includes the Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat
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Knicks’ Stock an Influential Factor for LeBron? 0

Knicks’ Stock an Influential Factor for LeBron?

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Three days ago, Forbes national editor Michael Ozanian created a national frenzy when he published this article detailing how the New York Knicks could land LeBron James. He wrote that James should consider the Knicks because he would be eligible to purchase
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The lottery changes nothing, on to more troubling things 0

The lottery changes nothing, on to more troubling things

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The Washington Wizards won the first pick in the 2010 N.B.A. Draft lottery last night, which means they won the right to select the most dynamic player in college basketball. At 6’4″, John Wall is a special player who has the size
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Why LeBron James Should Consider the Chicago Bulls 0

Why LeBron James Should Consider the Chicago Bulls

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Oh no! LeBron James called Derrick Rose! While I wouldn’t necessarily hit the panic button just yet, the Bulls clearly offer a compelling value proposition. If LeBron’s exclusive criterion in selecting his future destination is to have championship-caliber pieces placed around him
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Pre-draft considerations 0

Pre-draft considerations

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Pre-draft workouts have begun for the Heat, and for several teams across the league. The Heat has four picks in the upcoming draft – the 18th pick in the first round, and the 41st, 42nd and 48th picks in the second round.
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Interesting Developments in Grizzlie-land 0

Interesting Developments in Grizzlie-land

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In what is perhaps some small measure of vindication for Heat president Pat Riley, Memphis has invited undersized 6’4″ shooting guard O.J. Mayo to participate in their summer league. The goal for Mayo would be to improve his point guard skills. Mayo’s
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