2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Orlando Magic

16 Oct 2008 by Michael in NBA,Orlando Magic

2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Orlando Magic 2008 Record: 52-30 Division Finish: 1st – Southeast 2008 Playoffs: Lost, 4-1, to the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Head Coach: Stan Van Gundy Season: Going into second season Record At Orlando: 52-30 Career Record: 163-103 Offseason Acquisitions: Signed Mike Wilks, G, 2.7 ppg, 1.3 rpg, […]


2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Cleveland Cavaliers

16 Oct 2008 by Michael in Cleveland Cavaliers,NBA Team Preview

2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Cleveland Cavaliers 2008 Record: 45-37 Division Finish: 2nd – Central 2008 Playoffs: Lost, 4-3, to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Head Coach: Mike Brown Season: Going into fourth season Record At Cleveland: 245-101 Offseason Acquisitions: Signed Ronald Dupree, F, 1.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg, from Seattle Signed Tarence […]


2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Detroit Pistons

16 Oct 2008 by Michael in Detroit Pistons,NBA Team Preview

2008 Record: 59-23 Division Finish: 1st – Central 2008 Playoffs: Lost, 4-2, to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals Head Coach: Michael Curry Season: First Season Offseason Acquisitions: Kwame Brown, C, 6-11, 5.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg, Signed from Memphis Grizzles Offseason Transactions: Resigned forward Walter Herrman Offseason Losses: Jarvis Hayes, F, 6-8, 6.7 […]


2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Boston Celtics

16 Oct 2008 by Michael in Boston Celtics,NBA,NBA Team Preview

2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Boston Celtics 2008 Record: 66-16 Division Finish: 1st – Atlanta 2008 Playoffs: Won the NBA Championship, 4-2, over the Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach: Doc Rivers Season: Going into his fifth Record at Boston: 168-160 Offseason Acquisitions: Forward Darius Miles Center Patrick O’Bryant Offseason Losses: Center Scott Pollard, option was […]


NBA Preseason News – October 9 – Greg Oden Makes His NBA Debut

16 Oct 2008 by Michael in NBA,NBA Preseason

Probably not since the San Antonio Spurs had to wait two years for David Robinson has a rookie’s debut been a longer wait than that of Greg Oden. After a year away from the game, Oden made his first appearance in a Portland Trailblazers’ uniform and so far he’s off to a good start. Of […]


Detroit Pistons

16 Oct 2008 by O'Dell Isaac II in Detroit Pistons,NBA

As the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, the Detroit Pistons were a member team of the old National Basketball League (NBL) and the Basketball Association of America (BAA) before joining the NBA in 1949 and becoming the Detroit Pistons in 1957. Today, the three-time champion Detroit Pistons play their home games at The Palace of Auburn […]


Toronto Raptors

15 Oct 2008 by O'Dell Isaac II in NBA,Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are the NBA’s only Canada-based team. There were two, but the Vancouver Grizzlies were relocated to Memphis, Tenn., in 2001. The Raptors play their home games at the Air Canada Centre. Their head coach is former NBA player Sam Mitchell. Early Years The Toronto Raptors were established in 1993 and played their […]


New York Knicks

14 Oct 2008 by O'Dell Isaac II in NBA,New York Knicks

The New York Knicks, one of the NBA’s most storied franchises, has fallen upon hard times of late. Poor personnel moves, unfulfilled draft picks and in-house controversy have turned this once-proud franchise into a perpetual cellar-dweller. The Knicks have not made the playoffs in four seasons and haven’t posted a .500 record in seven years. […]


Atlanta Hawks

14 Oct 2008 by O'Dell Isaac II in Atlanta Hawks,NBA

Much like the Sacramento Kings, the Atlanta Hawks have traveled around the country, starting in the Midwest in 1946 and moving until finally finding a home in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1968. They play their home games in Philips Arena in Atlanta. Their head coach is Mike Woodson. Tri-Cities Blackhawks The Hawks were originally known as […]


Charlotte Bobcats

11 Oct 2008 by O'Dell Isaac II in Charlotte Bobcats,NBA

The Charlotte Bobcats are the NBA’s newest team, founded in 2004. The team was established after the city’s previous NBA team, the Charlotte Hornets, departed the city for New Orleans, La., and the Western Conference. The Bobcats play their home games at Time Warner Cable Arena. Their head coach is Larry Brown, and their general […]

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