Category Archives: Commentary

Silver’s Decision A Total Victory For The Good Guys

Back in 2010, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson said that the team his club shared the arena with the Los Angeles Clippers, had Bad Karma. Jackson whom recently was named team president for the New York Knicks, … Continue reading

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Sterling’s Alleged Remarks Tarnish Clippers And The NBA

The Los Angeles Clippers, should be loving life right about now. After years of being “The Other Team” that plays at the Staples Center, they are competing in the NBA Playoffs while the Lakers went home after a disappointing regular … Continue reading

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LeBron Should Let His Game Speak For Him

Remember during his playing days when Michael Jordan told a reporter he was among the finest players ever to lace them up in the history of the Association? How about when Larry Bird and Magic Johnson  said during a TV … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Restructure The NBA Playoff System?

Even casual fans of the Association over the last few years, are well aware that the Western Conference has fielded a far stronger selection of teams than their Eastern counterparts for a while. The disparity however, is rather embarrassing this … Continue reading

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Welcome To The “Silver Age” For The NBA

They passed the torch  in the Association, without much fanfare on Sunday, as David Stern stepped down from his post as Commissioner, handing over the reins of power to his former Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver. The changing if the guard was … Continue reading

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Have The Cavaliers Become A Losing Battle For Grant?

Sitting on the sidelines so far in this campaign, as PRO HOOPS CENTRAL has been on sabbatical, there have been some interesting stories emanating from the Association as we near the halfway point of the season. However, the story that … Continue reading

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Lin Tells Taiwan Youth Conference “I Even Cried Before A Game” Last Season

Heading into last summer, life was just a bowl of cherries for Free Agent guard Jeremy Lin after signing a three-year deal with the Houston Rockets, however by last December the young man who took the Association by storm the … Continue reading

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Low Risk, Possible High Reward, Cavaliers To Sign Bynum

Last summer a four-team trade took place, that sent three well-known players to new, albeit temporary homes; as Dwight Howard went to the Los Angeles Lakers, Andre Iguodala headed to the Denver Nuggets and Andrew Bynum became the newest member … Continue reading

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LeBron James, Respect The Player Not The Man

If LeBron James decided that he would call an end to his career in the Association at the completion of the Playoffs, he would be a lock to make the Basketball Hall Of Fame, as soon as he is eligible. … Continue reading

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Stern Fining Spurs Could Become Quite Costly For NBA Teams

Long before David Stern became the Commissioner of the Association, he went to law school, passed the bar and was a practicing attorney for many years. One would rationalize that with his background as an attorney, that he would think … Continue reading

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