1. Uconn's Title: The Win, the Losses, and the Future

    Check out www.nbastateofmind.com for more writings Let's not lie now, that game was UGLY. Really ugly. Like super ugly. If you went into that game thinking that Butler and Uconn weren't the best teams remaining...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 229 reads 3 comments

  2. UConn vs. Butler Basketball: How Both Fought to Cut the NCAA Final Four Nets

    We went from 68 teams, to our final two. Butler and UConn survived tough brackets, even tougher games but even longer roads to get to Houston...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 1,624 reads 2 comments

  3. The L.A. Sneak Attack: Kobe and Crew Punching Through the West

    Check out www.nbastateofmind.com for more of my writings on basketball. San Antonio was leading the Western Conference by a nice margin. Dallas , was looking great, looking poised and ready to make a move to fight San Antonio for that No...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 881 reads 5 comments

  4. Melo Drama: Why New York Has Struggled Since the Mega-Deal for Carmelo Anthony

    A superstar wants out for months, denied it, but quietly wanted a trade and even caused a ruckus behind the scenes...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 1,805 reads 58 comments

  5. No Bull Dog: How Butler Climbed Since 2000 and the Future Outlook

    Last week, a couple of things happened while you were asleep. Butler squeaked by No. 1 seed Pittsburgh in a game where Pittsburgh shot 56 percent from the field and still lost...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 512 reads 0 comments

  6. Running with the Bulls: Chicago Potential Title Run

    Two weeks ago, I wrote a post talking about title contenders. In my east section, I listed Chicago as one of my contenders, but I couldn’t see them pull it out. The biggest reason? The Bulls need a shooting guard...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 438 reads 5 comments

  7. March Madness 2011 Predictions: Ohio State and Final Four Teams in My Bracket

    Let’s talk about the NCAA tournament, where we have 68 teams and a field full of terrible teams. We have tons of teams in the brackets with potential, but not many teams with NBA talent...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 769 reads 0 comments

  8. Utah Jazz: The Deron Williams Deal Was Great!

    Remember last offseason when Cleveland and Toronto were left with nothing but late first-round picks and trade exceptions for LeBron James and Chris Bosh? Looks like teams like Denver and Utah weren’t going out that way...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 454 reads 5 comments

  9. Eastern Conference Title Contenders: Who Can Win the Championship?

    Eastern Conference Title Contenders Boston Chicago Miami Orlando Well, that’s it for me. For many, Orlando isn’t a contender for a title. I disagree...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 589 reads 1 comments

  10. Sacramento Kings Moving: Why I Don't Understand Southern California at All

    Rochester, to Cincinnati, to Kansas City, to Sacramento and now, the Kings are looking to move once again. The NBA? Seems to me the NBA figure heads agree with the move, extending the moving deadline for the Kings to April 18th...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 8,540 reads 26 comments

  11. Kevin Love's Contract Extension: What Is Superstar Money in the NBA Today?

    Check out: www.nbastateofmind.wordpress.com for more of my writings. Despite the talk of cutting back and looking for smarter contracts, general managers still are struggling with this concept...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 3 years ago 1,789 reads 0 comments

  12. NCAA Football Week 5 Picks

    I know what you're thinking: Why are you starting at week 5? Well, I didn't have a lot on my plate with the NBA season 30 days away, so I decided to give it a go . Last week I did alright with my prediction of picks (http://qhaynesworld...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about almost 4 years ago 662 reads 0 comments

  13. Queens Blowup- How To Fix The Mets For Next Season

    As a young Mets fan, I'm tired. I'm already looking at 2011. Were losing, the pitching is terrible, no one knows how to hit anymore and overall... I'm crushed. But let's not talk about me, let's talk about how to rebuild this Mets team...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 240 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Season Previews- Atlantic Division

    After my NBA Top 50 rankings ( check it out on Sircharlesincharge), I decided it's best to start my season previews. Instead of doing team by team, I decided to go with division by division...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 581 reads 0 comments

  15. Spur Of The Moment: San Antonio Reloads Again

    Once again, the smart teams win and the dumb teams lose in the 2010 NBA Draft. Teams like Los Angeles, Oklahoma City and Portland did well while teams like New York, Minnesota, and Golden State continue to dazzle us with bad picks...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 9,037 reads 5 comments

  16. Pushing Chris Paul: Why the New Jersey Nets Must Push To Get This PG

    The Nets went 12-70 last season. Nets fans became excited with the thought of adding Kentucky superstar John Wall to New Jersey until they received the No. 3 overall pick. Right now the Nets have many expendable pieces...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 1,181 reads 9 comments

  17. Top Five Things New York Must Do To Sign LeBron James

    Of all the teams in the LBJ race, NY is the team with the biggest holes. Here are the five things NY must do to add LeBron James to the roster...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 5,126 reads 24 comments

  18. Thunder Booming: The Perfect OKC Draft

    The Oklahoma City Thunder went from the third overall pick to the playoffs and a tip in away from going to game seven with the Western Conference Champions. The Thunder have now three top 33 draft picks and could make damage with this draft...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about 4 years ago 666 reads 8 comments

  19. Orlando Magic: What Could Have Been?

    Hindsight is 20/20. NBA fans will always look at the greatest what ifs in history. "What if Len Bias never died?" "What if Tim Duncan went to Orlando?" "What if Portland took Durant over Oden?" Well, I have another one...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 1,076 reads 2 comments

  20. My NCAA Dictionary for the NCAA Tournament (with Some Picks!)

    Right now, there are many teams looking to fight into the NCAA Tournament. With at least 80 good teams, only 65 teams will be selected. Out of all these teams: I will give you a redefinition or terms you will here and what teams best fit the description.

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  21. LeBron James Not Coming To New York Knicks: What's Our Backup Plan?

    As of right now, LeBron James is applying to change his jersey number from 23 to six. This means LeBron will most likely remain in Cleveland for the 2010-2011 season. Whoa, calm down NY fans, there are things we can do to prepare for the worst...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 1,236 reads 5 comments

  22. Dear David Stern, Minimize the NBA and Make the Game Interesting Again

    Right now, NBA commissioner David Stern has reported the NBA to losing at least $400 million due to the declining economy and a "crippling" labor agreement...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 189 reads 3 comments

  23. Steal! New York Knicks Find Point Guard of the Future?

    Last night, everyone was excited to see Tracy McGrady in his first game as a member of the New York Knicks. He did not disappoint with a 26 point, five assist performance...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 1,953 reads 9 comments

  24. Next Big Thing? Baby LeBron? Tyreke Evans Could Be That Guy!

    Watching the Knicks vs. Kings game a couple weeks back, I watched and took notes. Yes, I was not happy that the Knicks lost, but I found something that interested me: Tyreke Evans...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 264 reads 8 comments

  25. Fixed? What The Knicks Should Do In The 2010 Offseason

      As a Knick fan it hurts. I remember when a young NY team was the 7th seed in the playoffs. As of right now, They have secured some cap space to lure two superstars in 2010...

    Quentin  Haynes Written by Quentin Haynes about over 4 years ago 871 reads 6 comments