Beasley unbound

Friends, your 2011 lockout is blessedly over. I'd like to be able to tell you that this means that we can just forget it all and move on. But, for many reasons, we can't. Owners will continue exploit every possible CBA wrinkle in order to personally embed diamonds into Drew Gooden's (and Jerome … Continue reading

Lockout comes to 'Sota

Hey look everybody, our picture's in the paper! The NBA players--specifically plaintiffs Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and Steve Nash among many others--are taking their antitrust suit against the league to the Minnesota courts. The reason? According to players' lawyer David Boies, "the docket is … Continue reading

Mike Beasley talks lockout

So Michael Beasley dropped a game-high 56 points in Sunday's OKC charity all-star game and then dropped this lockout-inspired (but surely not Derek Fisher-endorsed) gem: "Fighting over 3 percent, that's kind of retarded to me. But it is what is. We'll come to an agreement." I have two questions … Continue reading