Monthly Archives: February 2012

Miami Turns Lin Mortal, Heat Win Eighth Straight Torch Knicks 102-88

Everybody has seen that movie in which the hapless hero finds a magic elixir that suddenly endows him with some sort of super ability; and we all remember that scene when that vial of potion is broken just before the … Continue reading

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D-Rose Says He Never Asked Bulls Brain-Trust To Trade For Pau Gasol

Attempting to put what he labeled as false rumors to rest, Chicago Bulls All-Star point guard Derrick Rose spoke to reporters on Wednesday, according to the “Chicago Tribune” about two published reports that stated  that Rose asked his team’s management … Continue reading

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Celtics Rajon Rondo Named As Eastern Conference All-Star Replacement

Through the first 32 games of this abridged campaign in the Association, the Boston Celtics could truly be nicknamed “Team Streak” after losing their fifth straight game Wednesday night to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a final margin of 119-104, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Hawks Joe Johnson To Miss All-Star Game With Bum Left Knee

The “Atlanta Journal-Constitution” reported on Wednesday that Atlanta Hawks veteran guard Joe Johnson will not be playing this Sunday in the 2012 NBA All-Star game that will be held in Orlando’s Amway Arena, due to a flare-up of tendinitis in his left knee. Johnson will be … Continue reading

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LeBron Who? Kyrie Irving Just Might Get Cleveland Fans To Forget The Past

The circus came to Cleveland in June of 2003 and stayed in town until July of 2010 when a building size poster of its featured performer was ripped with rancor from the outside of a structure near Cleveland’s Quicken Loans … Continue reading

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What Led Up To The Lakers Players Only Meeting Monday?

  Usually when an NBA franchise holds a players only meeting, it is a signal that the end maybe near for the team’s head coach, as was the case earlier this season when the Washington Wizards held one and a … Continue reading

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Oden Has Microfracture Surgery On Left Knee, Done For Season

Back in June of 2007, Greg Oden had as Frank Sinatra used to sing “The World On A String And The String Around His Finger” after the Portland Trail Blazers selected him with the first pick in the 2007 NBA … Continue reading

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Raging Rajon Gets Two Game Suspension After Throwing Ball At Ref

Boston Celtics starting point guard Rajon Rondo allowed his emotions to get the better of him on Sunday night and gave into frustration during the third quarter of his team’s loss to the Detroit Pistons; which will result in the … Continue reading

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Welcome To PRO HOOPS CENTRAL 2.0

Exactly what was it that made the “HOLY TRINITY OF THE NBA” otherwise known as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird three of the greatest players ever to lace them up in the history of the Association? The answer … Continue reading

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No Magic In Miami As Heat Fry Orlando 90-78 For Sixth Straight Win

Dwyane Wade knocked down a game high 27 points while LeBron James racked up a double-double including 25 points as the Miami Heat won their sixth game in a row on Sunday as they dominated the Orlando Magic at the … Continue reading

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