japeth aguilar the only pure filipino that would be going to the nba is being eyed by the orlando magic
sthe san antonio spurs the 25 yr old sf/pf from the phil was the 1st overall pick in the PBA
At the beginning of the second quarter, Drummond had his first blocked shot, elevating his entire upper body above the rim.
“Goran is a special player,” Beasley told HOOPSWORLD. “I wouldn’t compare him to Steve Nash. He does some things better than Steve Nash and some things worse, but overall he’s a good point guard and he’s got a lot of desire just like we all do. As long as he’s aggressive, his shot opens up and our shots open up. It’s easier.”
That should be the lesson that we take from the split between the Celtics and guard Ray Allen, who helped push Boston to the 2008 title before signing with the archrival Heat as a free agent this summer. Unfortunately, that’s not the lesson anyone is pushing.
The Rockets have been looking for a way to move Martin, one of the last remnants of the Rick Adelman era in Houston, and the Thunder were looking to avoid the maximum contract discussion that Harden’s camp was trying to have. This deal accomplishes both things, and also gives the Thunder depth and draft picks in the deal.
It was a surprise when the Toronto Raptors took Terrence Ross eighth overall at the NBA Draft in June, but after hearing head coach Dwane Casey’s explanation, the pick made sense for Toronto. Casey had scouted Ross personally before last year’s lockout-shortened season got underway and the young wing had exceeded expectations during his sophomore season at Washington.