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NBA All-Stars and Slam Dunk Contest Participants 2009

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The starting lineups for the 2009 NBA All-Star game are:

East

G- Allen Iverson, Detroit Pistons

G- Dwayne Wade, Miami Heat

F- Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics

F- LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

C- Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

West

G- Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets

G- Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

F- Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

F- Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns

C- Yao Ming, Houston Rockets

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February 1, 2009 Posted by | NBA | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Surprise Players this Year in the NBA

rudy-fernandez1This year in the NBA has been full of surprises, mainly the players. Some surprise players this year include:

1. Danny Granger, SF, Indiana Pacers

Granger has 23.7 PPG, 5 RPG, and 3 APG this season, and if not for the team he’s playing on, I believe he would be in MVP consideration. All his stats except rebounds are up from last year.

2. Rajon Rondo, PG, Boston Celtics

Are we going to have to change the Big Three to the Fantastic Four? I mean, seriously: 10.9 PPG, 7.4 APG, 5 RPG, and 2.3 SPG? Not to mention the fact that he got the first Celtics triple double since Ryan Gomes got one in 2006. Outrageous for a guy who is lost in a team with three of the best players in the nation! Continue reading

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NBA Rookie Report

O.J. Mayo

*Note: these statistics may be a day or two late. I’m sorry about the inconvenience.

My NBA Rookie Report rankings are as follows:

1. O.J. Mayo- 21.0 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 2.5 APG, .471 FG%, .398 3PT%, .878 FT%

Why above Rose- 1 reason: only guy since Magic Johnson to start a career with 20 straight games with double figures in points. Pretty good company, don’t you think? Continue reading

December 15, 2008 Posted by | NBA | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment