Northern Samba — Lucas Nogueira And Lou Williams Head To Toronto

Lucas Nogueira

On the eve of free agency, two of the smarter general managers in the NBA have whipped their wands around to conjure up a deal that helps both of their franchises. The Raptors’ Masai Ujiri and the Hawks’ Danny Ferry orchestrated a trade sending Lou Williams and Lucas Nogueira up north in exchange for John Salmons. For a trade containing no Continue Reading →

Top Post-Draft Fantasy Basketball Prospects

jabari parker and andrew wiggins

Although we are still waiting on numerous free-agency ‘decisions’, one major part of the offseason is in the books — the NBA Draft. Now that the annual player selection meeting has come and gone, our attention turns squarely into next season, in particular, who are the top post-draft fantasy basketball prospects to come out of Thursday night. Unlike last season’s Continue Reading →

Pierre Jackson Is A Sixer, Again

Drafted with the 44th pick in the 2013 draft, Pierre Jackson still has yet to suit up in an NBA game. During the 2013 Draft, he was shipped along with Jrue Holiday to New Orleans in exchange for Nerlens Noel and a first-round pick (which turned out to be Dario Saric). After not coming to an agreement with the Pelicans, Continue Reading →

The Circle Of Life — Arron Afflalo Back In Denver

Arron Afflalo

Kicking off the madness that was the 2014 NBA Draft were the Orlando Magic and the Denver Nuggets, orchestrating a trade sending Arron Afflalo back to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and pick 56 in the draft, which Orlando used to select Roy Devyn Marble out of Iowa. The initial reaction to this deal, which went through just hours Continue Reading →

Tyson Chandler Back To Big D — A Five Man Deal

Tyson Chandler

How long since the NBA Finals ended? It feels like we’ve had no respite from NBA action, not that that’s a bad thing. Dallas owner Mark Cuban wanted Tyson Chandler to come back ‘home’ and he got his way today as the first deal of the offseason went down. First, what went down. Dallas acquired — Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton Continue Reading →

Omer Asik Is Finally Traded — What Does It Mean?

omer asik

Ever since GM Daryl Morey got his sticky fingers on Dwight Howard, Omer Asik tenure in Houston was going to be limited. Today, finally, the move happened. After much posturing early last season, where Asik’s name dominated headlines, finally Morey and the big man from Turkey got their way and he is on his way out of H-Town. In addition to Continue Reading →

Fantasy Basketball Podcast Episode 67: Draft Mockery

Dante Exum

In episode 67 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast, I’m joined by Jordan Lloyd (@mad_rooter), my brother, and we mock the lottery selections in the 2014 NBA Draft. Along with looking at the incoming rookies like Jabari Parker, Dante Exum and Andrew Wiggins, we also delve into Carmelo Anthony‘s decision to opt out of his Knicks deal and the Warriors’ Continue Reading →

2013 NBA Draft Review — The Second Round

Ray McCallum

Just as the 2013-14 NBA season concludes and the 2014 NBA Draft approaches, I thought it would be a good time to launch into a 2013 NBA Draft review. Widely castigated as one of the worst draft classes of all time before the season even began, a lot of factors transpired to really stifle any chances this group had to surprise. Continue Reading →

2013 NBA Draft Review — Picks 21 To 30

Gorgui Dieng

Just as the 2013-14 NBA season concludes and the 2014 NBA Draft approaches, I thought it would be a good time to launch into a 2013 NBA Draft review. Widely castigated as one of the worst draft classes of all time before the season even began, a lot of factors transpired to really stifle any chances this group had to surprise. Continue Reading →

2013 NBA Draft Review — Picks 11 To 20

Michael Carter-Williams

Just as the 2013-14 NBA season concludes and the 2014 NBA Draft approaches, I thought it would be a good time to launch into a 2013 NBA Draft review. Widely castigated as one of the worst draft classes of all time before the season even began, a lot of factors transpired to really stifle any chances this group had to surprise. Continue Reading →