1. NBA Draft 2011 : The 5 at 5 for the Toronto Raptors

    For the Toronto Raptors , the NBA draft is a place where they can begin to build around the young talent they already have in hopes of returning to the postseason...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 3 years ago 1,346 reads 15 comments

  2. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies Have Claws, but What Does the Future Hold?

    We are experience a changing of the guards in the NBA landscape. The Los Angeles Lakers are gone, experiencing a stunning sweep at the hands of the gritty Dallas Mavericks ...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about over 3 years ago 1,024 reads 9 comments

  3. 2011 NBA Trade Deadline: How All 30 Teams Fare Heading Towards the Playoffs

    Now that the NBA trade deadline has passed, each of the 30 franchises needs to focus on what their future holds. Some have put the pieces into place to compete for a championship...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about over 3 years ago 691 reads 0 comments

  4. GM Turned Miracle Worker? How Bryan Colangelo Saved the Raptors Future

    The revolving door that is the Toronto Raptors' off-season keeps on spinning. We all knew Chris Bosh was on his way out of town...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 4 years ago 1,499 reads 2 comments

  5. How LeBron James' Choice Helps Pave the Way for the Ultimate Heel Turn

    The NBA has become too complacent. Ever since the famed Malice at the Palace, every NBA player has been on relatively good behaviour...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 4 years ago 727 reads 4 comments

  6. Ode to Draft Night: Mock Lottery Edition

    T`was the Night before draft day, and all thirty teams Were waiting on draft day to answer their dreams John Wall to the Wizards, there is simply no doubt Only thing that could ...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 4 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  7. How the NBA Draft Can Change These Franchises

    Washington moves up to 1st. Philly nabs 2nd. Nets fall to 3rd. In the aftermath of one of the most anticipated draft lotteries in recent memory, we know now who won the John Wall sweepstakes...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about over 4 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  8. Lebron James: To Be Loved or Feared? Why He Can't Win When It Counts

    Every great warrior has a weakness. Achilles had his heel. Samson had his hair. LeBron has...his elbow? While his elbow will heal this off-season, it is now clear that Lebron's lack of killer instinct has cost him playoff glory...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about over 4 years ago 496 reads 0 comments

  9. Christmas With Kobe Bryant, Featuring LeBron James and Shaq

    With the much anticipated battle of MVP’s, Christmas looks to be one of the best nights to catch a classic in the making. Surely when LeBron and Co. Head into the Staples Center, they can be sure to find an arena full of Christmas cheer...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about over 4 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  10. With Greg Paulus Gone, Who Is Duke's Most Hated Player?

    After four years at Duke, bouncing from starting point guard to sixth man, Greg Paulus has finally left campus, trying his hand at playing football at Syracuse. How will he fare? I’m sure, based on his popularity, no one will care...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 1,949 reads 25 comments

  11. What to Watch for during the Jacksonville Jaguars' Preseason

    After two Jacksonville Jaguars games, it's clear that the Jags still have some work to do. Some positions are clear, David Garrard, Maurice Jones-Drew, Rashean Mathis; all of their jobs are safe...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 210 reads 0 comments

  12. Raptors Opening Night Brings Optimism, Old Friends, and the King

    While opening night is still two months away, Raptors fans can’t help but look ahead in anticipation at what could be one of the finest Raptors squads assembled...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 889 reads 8 comments

  13. A Look Back at the Class of 06: Part Three- The Stars

    The finale of the three part series looking back at the class of 2006, this article will focus on the top five players in the draft. These players all entered the league with a fair amount of hype, and have achieved success in the NBA...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 557 reads 10 comments

  14. A Look Back at the Class of 06: Part Two- The Middle Men

    This is the second part of a three part series looking back on the 2006 draft, and its players. This portion of the series will focus on the players who are talented, but are not game changers...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 388 reads 2 comments

  15. A Look Back at the Class of 06: Part One- The Busts

    The 2006 draft had a bunch of potential, but not too many “all-star” caliber players. Of the sixty players drafted that year, only one has made it to an all-star game...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 725 reads 23 comments

  16. The Five NBA Rookies Who Will Battle For Rookie Of The Year

    In a weak NBA draft, it appears there is a distinct difference between the caliber of players. There’s Blake Griffin, and then there’s everyone else...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 905 reads 16 comments

  17. Looking At The 10 Key Moments In The Toronto Raptors Schedule

    The Toronto Raptors have undergone a complete transformation in order to once again contend in the NBA. After a lackluster season last year, the Raptors are hoping the addition of some ...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 1,521 reads 18 comments

  18. The New Crop for USA Basketball

    As many as eight of the 12 players who helped the U.S. win gold last year have already given verbal commitments to play again, as well as Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 669 reads 21 comments

  19. Toronto Blue Jays Best (And Worst) Trade Deadline Moves

    The Toronto Blue Jays have had an interesting season this year. While trying to contend in the ultracompetitive AL East, for the first time, the Jays have come to terms with the fact that they may have to deal franchise cornerstone Roy Halladay...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 1,512 reads 0 comments

  20. Will The Basketball God's Finally Give Jamal Crawford A Break?

    Jamal Crawford is a nine year NBA veteran. In that time he has gone from promising rookie to fringe All-star, bouncing in and out of the starting line-ups of the Bulls, Knicks, and Warriors...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 106 reads 2 comments

  21. Quentin Richardson: Most Valuable Trade Bait?

    Quentin Richardson has had a most interesting offseason, and by now, I’m sure he has learned not to get settled too long because there is no telling where he might be tomorrow...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 475 reads 8 comments

  22. 5 Quarterbacks Who Should Bounce Back Next Year

    The Quarterbacks on this list all had obstacles last year that kept them from achieving the success they are capable of...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 111 reads 3 comments

  23. The 10 Best Wide Receivers in the NFL

    This list will show which recievers have the ability to be some of the best of next year, the next decade, and of all time. So you might not see some of the who's who of wide recievers, such as Marvin Harrison...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 903 reads 19 comments

  24. The Five Best Point Guards Under the Age of 25

    The Point guard position has always been considered the most important part of any basketball team. It is hard to win a championship without a playmaker at the guard position who can handle the ...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 370 reads 18 comments

  25. Hawks Hoping to Build on Last Year's Success

    Today the Atlanta Hawks resigned veterans Mike Bibby and Zaza Pachulia to long term deals. This, along with the trade of point guards Acie Law and Speedy Claxton for guard Jamal Crawford, ...

    Dannie Haynes Written by Dannie Haynes about 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments