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Welcome to the Atlantic Division, Rudy Gay

On Wednesday, the Toronto Raptors acquired small forward Rudy Gay from the Memphis Grizzlies in a three-team, six-player deal that also involved the Detroit Pistons. In the trade, the Raptors sent point guard José Calderón to the Pistons, and power forward Ed Davis and a second-round draft pick to Memphis. With the move, general manager Bryan Colangelo hopes […]

Potential “MVP” Rajon Rondo Returns, Dishes Out 20 Assists in Celtics’ Win over Raptors

Rajon Rondo made his return to the Celtics lineup Saturday after sitting out Thursday’s game against the Nets, and he made sure everyone knew he was back. The C’s point guard scored just six points but dished out a season-high 20 assists, making it now 33 straight games with at least 10 assists for him. […]

The Atlantic, Week 8: The Trade Deadline Approaches

Welcome to a special NBA trade deadline edition of “The Atlantic!” Let’s “trend up” and “trend down” the latest rumors. Will the Big Three be broken up? Can Philly land a superstar to put next to Andre Iguodala? Will the Nets trade Deron Williams? The trade deadline is a week away: what are the teams […]

The Atlantic, Week 2: Ray Allen & No One Else in Great Shape

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are riding Ray Allen’s hot hand. The Philadelphia 76ers are emerging as a powerhouse. Have the New Jersey Nets found their backcourt of the future? What’s going on this week […]

2009 NBA Draft: Round 1 Pick Analysis

Here we go, pick by pick, through the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft: Round 1 1. Los Angeles Clippers: Blake Griffin – F – Oklahoma No surprise here. Griffin was easily the best player in the college ranks this past season. There’s also no surprise that the Clippers need all the help they […]