Category Archives: NBA Rookies

Yo Shabazz, You Got To Follow The Rules In The NBA

Once again it is time for Your Old Pal New York Vinnie, to talk about the newest “FRICKIN PUD” in the NBA Shabazz Muhammad, the guard that the Minnesota Timberwolves selected with the number 14 pick in the draft this … Continue reading

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Sixers Begin Long Road Back To Respectability

After going through the last few campaigns trying to keep their roster together with Band-Aids and duct-tape, the Philadelphia 76ers have entered full rebuild mode since the end of the past season. As of July 24, 2013, they still are … Continue reading

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Can Royce Roll In The NBA? Rockets Suspend Rookie Forward

Regular readers of these pages; will clearly remember previously seeing the following phrase; The NBA Draft is an inexact science at best. Every year in late June; the NBA selects 30 young men in the first round of the draft; with the … Continue reading

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Breaking Down The NBA Draft First Round: The Good, The Bad And What Were They Thinking?

The first round of the 2012 NBA Draft is now in the books and as always, featured some rather surprising picks. Let’s take a look at how your favorite team did as they look forward to next season: 1. New … Continue reading

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Cavaliers Kyrie Irving Named NBA Rookie Of The Year

If the Cleveland Cavaliers needed any further validation that they selected the right player when they chose former Duke point guard Kyrie Irving with the first pick in the 2011 NBA Draft; they received it on Tuesday as “NBA.com” has reported that … Continue reading

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Shoulder Sprain May Cause Cavaliers To Shut Down Kyrie Irving For Season

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott told reporters Wednesday afternoon that rookie point guard Kyrie Irving would  be out for at least seven to ten days and could be done for the season after aggravating his sprained right shoulder Tuesday … Continue reading

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Cavaliers Guard Kyrie Irving Should Be A Lock For NBA Rookie Of The Year

The Association announced its selection for NBA Rookies Of The Month on Monday and to the surprise of nobody Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving once again received the honor in the Eastern Conference. Irving has shut out all … Continue reading

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Kyrie Irving Files Police Report After Woman Tweets Threat

Cleveland Television station “WOIO-TV” has reported that  Kyrie Irving who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the number one pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, has filed police reports in West Orange, New Jersey and Coral Gables, Florida against … Continue reading

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Riley Wants To Add Youth And Speed To Next Season's Heat Squad

Although They did not achieve their goal of winning an NBA Title in their first season together the revamped Miami Heat still had a great season by any team’s standards as they took the Dallas Mavericks to game six of … Continue reading

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Cleveland Meet Your Future: Cavaliers Introduce Kyrie Irving

He does not call himself “KING KYRIE” or even the “Chosen One” but Cleveland Cavaliers fans refer to the team’s number one pick in the 2011 NBA Draft as the future. The “Associated Press” reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers introduced … Continue reading

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