1. Court Awareness: Rajon Rondo, Chris Paul, Dwayne Wade, and the Rest of Wednesday

    It's easy to tell when a young player has the makings of a future superstar. Most of the time, it happens in his rookie or sophomore season, and usually it's after another 30-point game or another buzzer-beating three-pointer...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 261 reads 0 comments

  2. Summer Schooled: What the Los Angeles Lakers Learned from the Boston Celtics

    If ever there was such a thing as a “Six-Game Sweep”, then we witnessed it in last season’s NBA Finals...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 1,534 reads 7 comments

  3. Court Awareness: Bosh, Granger, Rashard and the Rest Of Wednesday Night

    For a night that didn’t really offer too many marquee match-ups on paper, Wednesday night proved to have some pretty exciting finishes. Four games went down to the wire—and the visiting team won each and every one of them...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 191 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA News, Notes and Observations: November 26, 2008

    The NBA season is reaching the end of its first month and already we've seen Allen Iverson, Chauncey Billups, Antonio McDyess, and Zach Randolph traded...

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  5. Court Awareness: Oden, Iverson, Bargnani, and the Rest of Wednesday Night

    It only took about seventeen months from the day he was drafted, but Greg Oden finally played a regular season game in front of his hometown fans...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 286 reads 13 comments

  6. Court Awareness: Matt Barnes, Rafer Alston and the Rest of Wednesday Night

    Entering Wednesday night’s schedule, there were only two unbeaten teams left in the NBA. Nobody was surprised about one of the two, considering they were last season’s Western Conference champions...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 458 reads 5 comments

  7. Court Awareness: Breaking Down Stat, Tony Parker and the Rest of Wednesday Night

    There were plenty of firsts in the NBA on Wednesday night, but unfortunately the list didn’t include the two firsts that fans were looking forward to most...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 379 reads 6 comments

  8. Court Awareness: Breaking Down Opening Night

    Tuesday might have been the NBA’s official start date but it was a mere appetizer when compared to the full slate of games on Wednesday night’s docket...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 302 reads 7 comments

  9. Ten NBA Players Who Could Be Moved by the Trade Deadline

    Last season, the NBA experienced a carousel of player movement that seems to only happen once per decade. I can't recall another season where so many former All-Stars changed teams...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about 6 years ago 2,478 reads 21 comments

  10. NBA 2008-09 Pacific Division Preview

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns didn’t want to wait until the summer to make big changes. Both teams chose to act before last season’s trade deadline. One team used their new toy to make it all the way to the NBA Finals...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,316 reads 13 comments

  11. NBA 2008-09 Preview: Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers head into the 2008-09 season with far different expectations than they did a year ago at this time...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 3,422 reads 10 comments

  12. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: August 6, 2008

    With all eyes on the Olympics, all is quiet back home. The NBA hot stove league is nearly at a standstill as teams wait for the remaining restricted free agents to sign contracts. Things aren't totally dead, though...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 805 reads 9 comments

  13. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: August 1, 2008

    Not much going on in the NBA these days. I did manage to find at least ten things to write about in this week's edition of News, Notes and Observations. 1) And you thought "Season on the Brink" was bad...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 405 reads 51 comments

  14. Five Catergories of NBA Teams: Which One Is Your Team In?

    The NBA is a constantly evolving league. Just when teams think they have things figured out, something unexpected happens to throw things out of whack...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 3,258 reads 67 comments

  15. NBA News, Notes, & Observations: July 17, 2008

    What many people thought would be a pretty exciting offseason of player movement has, for the most part, been dull and unexciting...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,353 reads 7 comments

  16. Ron Artest in Los Angeles?: Lakers Midsummer Report

    There hasn't been much chatter coming out of the Lakers' front office this offseason. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the team isn't up to anything. Ronny Turiaf will probably become a member of the Golden State Warriors before the week is over...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,982 reads 17 comments

  17. Lakers-Celtics: News, Notes, and Observations from The Series That Was

    How'd you like to be on that plane coming back to Los Angeles? Is it possible for a five-hour flight to feel like a fifteen-hour flight? Tuesday night, the Celtics dismantled the over-matched ...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,617 reads 66 comments

  18. Lakers-Celtics: News, Notes, and Observations from Game Five

    The Lakers managed to stay alive for another two days with their 103-98 victory on Sunday night. The Celtics set an NBA Playoff record with their ninth road loss of these playoffs. Here are some news, notes and observations from Game Five...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 698 reads 4 comments

  19. Lakers-Celtics: News, Notes, and Observations from Game Three

    I wouldn't go so far as to call this a series just yet. That won't happen until we're guaranteed a Game Six. I would be saying the same thing if the Lakers were up 2-1. That was one ugly basketball game...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 511 reads 7 comments

  20. Lakers-Celtics: News, Notes, and Observations from Game Two

    Game 2 of the NBA Finals is in the books. It almost turned into the kind of game that makes you never forget where you were or who you were with, but the Lakers came up short...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,522 reads 26 comments

  21. Lakers-Celtics: News, Notes, and Observations from Game One

    With Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the books, I thought it was time for an NBA Finals edition of my News, Notes and Observations...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,207 reads 16 comments

  22. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: May 29, 2008

    With both Conference Finals on the cusp of ending, it's time for my last News, Notes, and Observations before the NBA Finals tip off next Thursday...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,242 reads 25 comments

  23. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: May 20, 2008

    The NBA's version of the Final Four kicks off tonight with Game 1 of the Celtics/Pistons series. With that in mind, I couldn't think of a better time for a new round of News, Notes and Observations...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 848 reads 14 comments

  24. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: May 9, 2008

    "I'm back."When Michael Jordan made his first comeback during the 1994-95 season he put out a press release with those two words announcing his return.I know I'm not Michael Jordan...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,092 reads 16 comments

  25. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: April 11, 2008

    We're coming down the home stretch of what has possibly been the NBA's best regular season of the last 20 years. That means it's time for this week's NNO. 1) Finally, I'm impressed...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 856 reads 4 comments