Category Archives: Hoops Addict

The NBA Needs a Most Outstanding Player Award

Title: The NBA Needs a Most Outstanding Player Award
Date: March 5, 2009
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article requesting that the NBA create a Most Outstanding Player award to help with the constant arguments about the MVP, it’s definition, and the bias that can sometimes creep into the voting process.
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A Second Interview with Carl English

Title: A Second Interview with Carl English
Date: February 19, 2009
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: I got a chance to do a second interview with Carl English, and it was picked up by Hoops Addict and Canada Basketball, those both links have since been lost. Still, you can see the content below.
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Durant v. Carmelo

Title: Durant v. Carmelo
Date: February 12, 2009
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article conceding Carmelo Anthony was the best Small Forward in the West at the time, but urging everyone to prepare for the reign of Kevin Durant, commencing in short order.
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Spurs Role Players the Key

Title: Spurs Role Players the Key
Date: February 10, 2009
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article that took a look at how the San Antonio Spurs constantly find strong role players to fill out the roster beyond Duncan, Parker, and Ginobili. It holds true still, three years later, as their dynasty can’t stop, won’t stop.
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The Burden of High Expectations

Title: The Burden of High Expectations
Date: January 28, 2009
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: After a few months off from writing due to, among other things, a waning interest and a new job, I got back into the fold at Hoops Addict. This article posited that being a fan of a team that failed to meet high expectations is tougher than being a fan of a team that has no expectations whatsoever.
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NBA Free Agency Guide Part 2, Poor(ish) Players

Title: NBA Free Agency Guide Part 2, Poor(ish) Players
Date: July 5, 2008
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article focusing on some players that may be forced to take pay cuts given the lack of available cap space across the NBA.
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Expect Trades on Draft Day

Title: Expect Trades on Draft Day
Date: June 26, 2008
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article, explaining my expectation that the NBA Draft would feature a lot of teams trading picks and maneuvering for position.
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Where the Celtics Go From Here

Title: Where the Celtics Go From Here
Date: June 22, 2008
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This Hoops Addict article took a look at what the Boston Celtics would do from here to follow up on their 2008 NBA Championship.
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Where the Lakers Go From Here

Title: Where the Lakers Go From Here
Date: June 21, 2008
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This Hoops Addict article took a look at what the Los Angeles Lakers would do from here to follow up on their 2008 NBA Championship loss to the Celtics..
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Calling Out Kobe Bryant

Title: Calling Out Kobe Bryant
Date: June 17, 2008
Original Source: Hoops Addict
Synopsis: This was a Hoops Addict article, set up like so: On T.I.’s 2007 album T.I. vs. T.I.P., T.I.’s two alter egos wage war for control of the rapper and the spotlight. Much the same is currently going on with Kobe Bryant, as Kobe Bryant Team Player and Kobe Bryant Black Mamba fight for the spotlight.
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