1. The Emergence Of Rising Potential: Michael Beasley's Rise To Stardom

    The 6'8 promising Forward out of Kansas State University, has brought new life to the Minnesota Timberwolves this season...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 986 reads 12 comments

  2. Atlanta Hawks Top 20 All-Time Player Rankings: Top 5

    After a long delay, I have saved the best of the franchise Atlanta Hawks best all time players for last. These five players have etched their mark in to Atlanta Hawks history as they ...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 14,543 reads 5 comments

  3. Atlanta Hawks Top 20 All-Time Players: Counting Down From #10 To #6

    With the Season Opener coming on Wednesday, I bring you Part Two of a 3 part series "The Atlanta Hawks Top 20 All-Time Players Series". In this list I countdown the top Ten players who I think should be valued as the cream of the crop for the franchise...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 2,916 reads 1 comments

  4. Atlanta Hawks Top 20 All-Time Player Rankings: Counting Down No. 20 To No. 11

    Pre-Season is coming to a close as the offseason remained quiet for the Atlanta Hawks franchise. Today I would like to navigate through my list of Top 20 All-Time Atlanta Hawks players...

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  5. Atlanta Hawks: Five Reasons Why They Should Extend Jamal Crawford's Contract

    Atlanta Hawks fans have long awaited the potential of playoff bliss and last season was a small sample taste that will forever stick with them for one of many reasons...

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  6. 2010-2011 NBA Predictions: Orlando Magic Season Preview

    Orlando Magic (2010-2011) Season Preview: The Magic will look to return to the NBA Finals (2009) again this season after being defeated last year in a tough Eastern Conference Finals matchup with the Boston Celtics ...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 935 reads 4 comments

  7. The Re-Emergence of a Once Promising Big Man: Life and Times of Eddy Curry

    Eddy Curry has always been a large player on the court, that is when he actually was able to stay on it...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 1,611 reads 2 comments

  8. Atlanta Hawks 2010-2011 Team Preview

    The Hawks come into the season as one of the few teams that did not make drastic changes to their roster. They did however make a change, as Larry Drew will take over as head coach ...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 4 years ago 1,589 reads 3 comments

  9. 2010-2011 NBA Season Award Winners Through My Eyes.

    As we are only one week away from the start of training camp for most NBA teams for the 2010-2011 season, I decided to start out my season long blog by showcasing my award winners for the upcoming season...

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  10. Busting My Way Through The NBA Draft Since 2000: Part Two of Three

    Yesterday I posted Part one of my three part series in which I will chronicle my top three draft busts of each year. I will also continue to list my three runners up for those worthy of mention, while also providing a brief summary as to why I chose them.

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about over 4 years ago 232 reads 1 comments

  11. NBA Draft Since 2000: Busting My Way Through, Part One of Three

    I am writing my way through my list of the top three busts each year of the NBA Draft since 2000. I will also list a few honorable mention candidates along the way...

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  12. NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2010 Preview

    In this article I will previewing each event at All-Star Saturday night in Dallas and will give my predictions on who will win each event. H.O.R.S...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about over 4 years ago 324 reads 0 comments

  13. A Closer Look at The Rookie -Sophomore Game @ NBA All-Star 2010

    Year after year the NBA holds the annual Rookie vs Sophomore game on the Friday leading into all star weekend. In this article I want to take a closer look at the participants in the game and ...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about over 4 years ago 2,947 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Training Camp Battles: Starting Lineup Battles Pt.2

    Here is part two of my series of Training Camp Battles: Starting Lineups Edition. Minnesota T-Wolves: Starting SF: Ryan Gomes V.S...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 5 years ago 611 reads 2 comments

  15. NBA Training Camp Battles: Starting Lineup Postions, Pt. 1

    Here is a look at Pt. 1 in a two-part series that I call NBA Training Camp Battles. It is where I look at each team and analyze the battles for rotation spots at certain positions and give my opinion on who will win the job...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 5 years ago 609 reads 4 comments

  16. Portland Trailblazers (09-10 Season) Team Preview

    The Blazers come into the 2009-2010 season as one of the most highly potential driven teams in the western conference as they look to return as a top seed come playoff time...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 5 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  17. Atlanta Hawks (09-10) Team Preview

    The Hawks come into the season one of the few teams that did not make drastic changes to their roster. Coach Mike Woodson will again return as head coach and try to lead the young Hawks to their third straight playoff appearance...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 5 years ago 194 reads 1 comments

  18. New Jersey Nets (09-10) Team Preview

    The Nets are in full rebuilding mode as they traded away franchise star Vince Carter in the offseason and will look to their young players in Harris, Lopez and Lee to provide them with key pieces for years to come...

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  19. Indiana Pacers (09-10) Season Outlook

    The Pacers will again look to run and shoot from deep often in head coach Jim O’Brien’s offense, while also looking to establish young post presence Roy Hibbert Down low...

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  20. Toronto Raptors (09-10) Season Outlook

    The Raptors return Jay Triano as Head Coach (25-40 as interim head coach) and will look to run and score in bunches. The Raptors will look to return to the top in the Eastern Conference after injuries struck the team drastically last season...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about almost 5 years ago 548 reads 2 comments

  21. San Antonio Spurs (09-10) Team Outlook.

    The Spurs were the best improved team during the offseason and will again look to compete as one of the western conference’s top contender’s ...

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  22. NBA Preview: Orlando Magic 2009-2010

    Orlando Magic ('09-'10) Team Outlook: The Magic will look to return to the NBA finals again this season after being defeated by the Los Angeles Lakers but only after posting 59 wins in the regular season...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about 5 years ago 3,812 reads 1 comments

  23. LA Lakers (09-10) Team Outlook

    The Defending World Champions will look to repeat last year’s success with a returning core of Bryant, Odom, Gasol and newly acquired Ron Artest...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about 5 years ago 328 reads 2 comments

  24. Philadelphia 76ers' 2009-2010 NBA Season Outlook

    Philadelphia 76ers 2009-2010 NBA Season Outlook The 76ers are looking to build upon their surprising '08-'09 season, where injuries struck early and often...

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  25. Milwaukee Bucks (2009-2010) Team Outlook

    The Milwaukee Bucks will look to rebuild this season with the addition of young athletic players (Brandon Jennings, Hakim Warrick) and the potential emergence of Joe Alexander and when you couple ...

    Pete Toal Written by Pete Toal about 5 years ago 613 reads 0 comments