Delfino’s Interview Translated (Injury concern)

This interview is a week or so old, but Raúl Ruscitti did us a great favour in translating this interview… In an interview with a basketball radio show in Argentina, Carlos Delfino talked about the possibility of returning to the NBA, his right shoulder injury that limited his participation last season, and his decision of ... Read more

Morning Coffee – July 11

Globe and Mail The Raptors can sign Delfino without using the NBA’s mid-level exemption because they maintained his “Bird rights,” which allow teams over the salary cap to sign their own free agents. The rights were kept in the complicated four-team transaction finalized Thursday. That deal brought in Turkoglu and sent Shawn Marion to the ... Read more

Day’s recap and looking ahead

It was a great trade, no doubt about that, but I don’t see nearly enough thanks being directed towards the Magic for actually allowing for this to happen. I don’t think any blog or media outlet could anticipate what happened just because nobody could see the Magic participating in the trade. They had little incentive ... Read more

A Lot of Action

He didn’t get the trophy for yesterdays coup d’etat, but he deserves it in my book. Let it not be said that BryCo doesn’t do work. In what is the craziest trade this franchise ever made, B.C. Colangelo turned Marion, Humphries and Uni-brow (Douby) into Hedo (don’t call me Hedu) Turkoglu, Devean George, Antoine Wright ... Read more

You’ve gotten us this far, now bring us home

The Grand Turk lands in Toronto. What’s not to like about the talent coming our way? The question that remains is what follow-up moves Colangelo will make in order to fill out four empty roster spots. Yeah, four. Let’s recap: Starters: Calderon, DeRozan, Turkoglu, Bosh, Bargnani Bench: Evans, Humphries, Ukic That’s 8 accounted for roster ... Read more

Talking Draft with Chris Denker Part 1

I’ve had the pleasure of trading some tweets/emails with Chris Denker, Managing Partner at NetScouts Basketball. Chris has a wealth of experience in the basketball industry accumulating over 22 years as a coach, scout, advance scout, video editor, clinician, consultant, writer, and administrator. Chris Denker is a 14 year veteran of NCAA Division I basketball ... Read more