Archive for December, 2011

The Mavs’ Grand Plan

The Dallas Mavericks may struggle in 2012, but a carefully crafted plan by Mark Cuban has left them well positioned for 2013 and the future.

The NBA’s Competitive Balance Myth

New Chasing 23 contributor, Sean Cribben, provides his perspective on David Stern, Dan Gilbert, and the NBA’s competitive balance myth.

2011-12 NBA Eastern Conference Preview: The Rise of the Heat

The Brown Mamba provides his predictions on the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

The Top Ten Reasons Why I’m Glad That Basketball Is Back

New Chasing 23 Contributor, Tony Maglio, offers his perspective, from avoiding crazy family members to World Peace, on why he is glad that the NBA is back!

2011-12 NBA Western Conference Preview: Loud City vs. Lob City

The Brown Mamba casts his predictions for the 2011-2012 Western Confernce playoff contenders.

Is Shane Battier the Miami Heat’s Missing Link?

The Miami Heat came within 2 games of winning it all next year. Is Shane Battier the key to pushing them over the top?

Another Bad “Decision”: The Chris Paul Trade Veto

The NBA vetoed the Chris Paul trade to the Los Angeles Lakers in what has to be one of the most bizarre events in NBA history.