The NBA wraps up the season's first half in style with a great double header tonight on TNT. At 8pm Eastern, its the Thunder hosting the Miami Heat in Oklahoma City, followed by the battle of Los Angeles featuring the Clippers and Lakers. The "Grammy" break is over and both LA teams are road weary and ready for a return to the Staples Center. NBA fans won't be without the game as All-Star weekend in Houston tips off on Friday.
As we play out the final weeks of the 2011-'12 NBA season, we take a look at each franchise. Who emerged, what went wrong, what lies ahead. A look at post season chances, long term potential and upgrades possible in this summer's NBA draft. We continue in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference with the Phoenix Suns.
The NBA regular season is finally underway and with that we wrap up our conference previews. The Pacific Division is the last of our Western Conference previews. This season promises to be a battle of Los Angeles with the holdover Lakers trying to stave off the up and coming Clippers. Check Fantasy Alarm's Talking Hoops all season long as we track players on the move in Flea Flicker leagues and provide the latest information that impacts not only wagering but fantasy basketball as well.
It appears that all points have been agreed upon in the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement and it is awaiting ratification. Players began voting electronically yesterday and will wrap up tonight. Owners will vote at a meeting on Friday in New York. Keep your fingers crossed, if all goes well, free agency and training camps will officially open on Friday. Finally, we can put all the nasty money talks behind us. Lots of activity on the transaction front….