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What The 2010 NBA Salary Cap Means For Free Agency

The NBA Free Agent Class of 2010 has been highly coveted for the past couple of years. With names like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, NBA teams have been itching at the chance to dump salary and pursue big impact players. However, the NBA plans to cut the salary cap for the 2010-2011 […]

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The Ramifications of Gilbert Arenas’ Sentence

On Friday January 15, Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty to felony possession of a firearm without a license. Although his actual sentence will have to wait until March 26, Arenas has already begun to feel the consequences of his decision. Adidas has already dropped their sponsorship of Arenas, but he is also being hit in another […]

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Arenas Accepts Full Responsibility For His Actions

Just received this Statement on Behalf of Gilbert Arenas from his attorneys at O’Melveny & Myers LLP: Ken Wainstein, a partner in the Washington, DC office of O’Melveny & Myers LLP and attorney for Gilbert Arenas, stated today: “Earlier this afternoon, Gilbert Arenas appeared before the Honorable Robert E. Morin of the Superior Court of […]

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The Saga That Is, Gilbert Arenas

Ryan O’Keefe gives us another look at the Gilbert Arenas issue. It is difficult to deem anything involving Gilbert Arenas as a surprise anymore. However, storing guns in his locker and then being accused of drawing a weapon on teammate Javaris Crittenton during an alleged altercation over a gambling debt certainly is not only surprising, […]

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Nate Robinson Should Question His Agent’s Actions

On December 28th, New York Knicks guard Nate Robinson was fined $25,000 for publicly demanding a trade. NBA policy does not allow players to make trade demands through the media. The NBA considers actions like this “detrimental to the NBA.” However, Robinson never made the demand himself. In fact, it is his desire to remain […]

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Is It Time For The Chicago Bulls To Clean House?

There are some phrases an NBA organization never wants to hear, and “It’s time to clean house” is one of the worst. Unfortunately, the Chicago Bulls are dangerously approaching this breaking point. After an incredible postseason fight in last year’s playoffs against the Boston Celtics, many saw the Bulls as a young group ready to […]

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Allen Iverson: Final Answer

From the moment the news broke of Allen Iverson’s “retirement”, the real question was how long before he found someone willing to offer him a contract. So after just seven days of “retirement” and some flirtation with the Knicks, Allen Iverson is headed home to Philly. The 76ers, who have lost PG Lou Williams for […]

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Glenn Toby & Raymond Felton Giving Charlotte A Thanksgiving To Remember

Glenn Toby is one of my friends in this industry.  How could you not love the guy?  He showed up this past January at the 2009 UF Sports Law Symposium to support my effort in putting together the event, even though one of his best friends had just passed away.  He is a man of […]

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Allen Iverson’s Answer Is…

According to ESPN.com, it seems as if Allen Iverson’s chances of making a difference in this year’s NBA season are dwindling even further than they had already. The New York Knicks announced this morning that they will not be signing the 10-time all star. The former MVP and scoring champion was waived on Tuesday after […]

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Grading The Jennings Experiment

Being fully aware that it is still too early to deem Brandon Jennings‘ year overseas as a complete success, at this point in the season, he certainly is off to a promising start. Just a few days after an impressive 32 point, 9 assist performance against Chauncey Billups and the Nuggets, Brandon Jennings dropped an insane stat line. 55 […]