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  1. Deal reached to sell Hornets, Gary Chouest you're up

    May 3, 2010, 1:21 PM EDT

    A couple weeks after a negotiation ploy that made things sound more dire than they really were, a deal has been struck for majority owner George Shinn to sell his shares to minority owner Gary Chouest. As the news comes from NBA.com, we’re going to assume the sources are legit. The club is planning an…

  2. Quote of the day, Jerry Sloan is a graphic man

    May 3, 2010, 12:55 PM EDT

    “They will take your nose and stick it in the ground and turn around on their heels on top of you, that’s how good they are.” –Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan, describing how tough the Lakers are after losing game one.

  3. You should be our Facebook fan. And follow us on Twitter. And drink Scotch with us.

    May 3, 2010, 12:16 PM EDT

    We’re social creatures. All of us here at PBT. We love to hang out, swap stories about Rasheed Wallace, people watch and enjoy a good Scotch. We’ll hang out late and drink you under the table. We’re also social media creatures. And you should hang with us there, too. PBT has — as of this…

  4. Andrew Bynum hasn't got time for the pain, but will have summer surgery

    May 3, 2010, 11:40 AM EDT

    Spring is here – humming birds are buzzing, flowers are blooming, birds are migrating to their summer homes, Andrew Bynum is injured. Every time Bynum makes a play right now, you can see him grimace a little. He will likely need off-season knee surgery to fix a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right…

  5. John Wall picks Fegan, BEST as agent

    May 3, 2010, 10:41 AM EDT

    The epic battle amongst agents to sign biggest prize in this year’s NBA draft — point guard John Wall — is over. It was won by the guy and company about to become the newest big player on the NBA scene. Wall has signed with Dan Fegan of Blue Entertainment Sports Television (BEST), according to…

  6. Doc Rivers says Rasheed Wallace has to play better, Celtics fans have been saying that for months

    May 3, 2010, 10:20 AM EDT

    What? Rasheed Wallace got exposed by the Cleveland Cavaliers? Shocking, just shocking. Who could have seen that coming? Well… everyone. The 2010 Sheed is a shell of the 2004 Sheed we all know and loved. But Doc Rivers was required to do the m for his poor play in game one, according to WEEI. Wallace…

  7. LeBron James accepts his MVP award

    May 3, 2010, 10:09 AM EDT

    A whole bunch of people showed up to watch LeBron James formally accept his MVP award. And he gave a pretty good speech. Don’t believe me? Check it out for yourself.  

  8. Kobe looks odd, a little creepy in high fashion shoot

    May 3, 2010, 9:43 AM EDT

    Disclaimer: I am the last person in the world who should be discussing or writing about fashion. I own a lot of jeans and khaki colored pants because it’s very, very hard not to match things with those — and I still screw it up. My wife has a lot of practice looking at what…

  9. Vinny Del Negro still appears to be on chopping block, but Bulls taking their sweet time

    May 3, 2010, 9:16 AM EDT

    Sunday — maybe over a nice brunch that included crab omelets and mimosas — Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro and team owner Jerry Reinsdorf sat down and talked. Vinny made his case, which should have included the sentence, “You gave me a crap roster that kept getting injured and I still got you to the…

  10. NBA Playoffs: High flying Hawks

    May 3, 2010, 8:18 AM EDT

    This is what it looks like when the Hawks are at their best. We’re going to have to see a lot of this for Atlanta to to have any chance against Orlando.

  11. Tom Thibodeau may finally be off the coaching carousel

    May 2, 2010, 11:44 PM EDT

    For several years Tom Thibodeau has been riding the coaching carousel, interviewing for head jobs. He’s been on it so long that the unicorn has his vomit stained on it and he’s permanently lost his sense of balance. But finally, mercifully, his merry-go-round may be coming to an end. The Boston Herald is reporting that…

  12. NBA MVP: LeBron being denied unanimous win means it's time for a change

    May 2, 2010, 10:45 PM EDT

    Well, the worst kept secret of the year is out, and LeBron has his second MVP award. We could wax on here about his season, the dominant play from baseline to baseline, the chasedown blocks, the versatility, the improved shooting numbers across the floor, the physical prowess, the, well, everything. LeBron James is the best…

  13. NBA Playoffs: Lakers Jazz Game 1: The Lakers are a big, long team and that's a problem for Utah

    May 2, 2010, 7:12 PM EDT

    It was feeling like a lazy Sunday at Staples Center — Mr. Pibb and Red Vines equals crazy delicious. The Lakers were exploiting their numerous matchup advantages against the Jazz, Kobe was getting into the lane, the crowd was checking their Blackberries and LA was comfortable and up between 8 and 12 points for seeming…

  14. NBA Playoffs Bucks Hawks Game 7: Hawks too strong, too good, too much to fear the deer

    May 2, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

    In the playoffs, how you advance doesn’t matter, as long as you advance. And while the Milwaukee Bucks have nothing to be ashamed of, putting on a great performance in spite of missing Andrew Bogut, the Hawks will move on to face the Orlando Magic. Lucky them. The Hawks defeated the Bucks 95-74 to advance…

  15. George Karl suffers setback, admitted to hospital

    May 2, 2010, 4:13 PM EDT

    Things had been going well for George Karl. Well, not for his team — that got pretty ugly as the undisciplined Nuggets were ousted by the masters of discipline from Utah — but in his battle with cancer. However, according to AP, Karl’s life partner and mother of his child said on her blog that…

  16. Andrew Bynum will start for Lakers, how long he goes remains to be seen

    May 2, 2010, 2:53 PM EDT

    Andrew Bynum is going to give it a shot in game one, and Phil Jackson is going to start him, he said in his pregame press conference. “Andrew is prepared to play…” Jackson said. “If he’s limited in what he can do. His ability to run, pull out, if it’s something that’s going to hamper…

  17. Bulls might be reeling Del Negro in off the hook

    May 2, 2010, 12:44 PM EDT

    The Bulls are going to fire head coach Vinny Del Negro, right? I mean, it’s been talked about for months. And there was actually a physical confrontation between Del Negro and VP Paxson. There’s no way he survives through Tuesday. ..OR IS THERE?! Sorry, been watching old mysteries all weekend. The Chicago Daily Herald reports…

  18. NBA Playoffs, Lakers Jazz game 1: Phil Jackson and Jerry Sloan get together, again

    May 2, 2010, 12:34 PM EDT

    Did Phil Jackson and Jerry Sloan even bother to look at the advanced scouting reports for this series? These two coaches — running the exact same systems — have been going at it since the mid 1990s. There are no secrets here. No surprises, no new counters that have not been tried multiple times before.…

  19. Avery Johnson will likely be coaching somewhere next year

    May 2, 2010, 11:18 AM EDT

    Unraveling the truth about Avery Johnson’s coaching ability is a tricky gig. He’s 194-70 all time, which is pretty amazing. He’s also known for two of the most disappointing postseasons in NBA history, failing to cash in twice on the Mavericks when they were the best team in the league, even being ejected in the…

  20. NBA Playoffs: Bucks Hawks Game 7: We've got drama

    May 2, 2010, 11:10 AM EDT

    Drama. This series has had plenty of it. More than it has had beautiful basketball, it has had drama. Games seven are by their very nature, dramatic. This is going to be fun to watch. Pretty? Probably not. But entertaining. The strategy here is pretty simple, it’s played out over the series. In their three…

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