1. Baseball's Black Player: The Newest Endangered Species

    Last April, Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day. The idea was to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Robinson's major league debut. It was just the latest occasion used to honor Robinson...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,488 reads 16 comments

  2. NBA News, Notes and Observations: April 3, 2008

    With two weeks left in the NBA's regular season I thought it was about time for another round of my News, Notes and Observations.1) The Hornets control their own destiny...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,139 reads 3 comments

  3. NBA News, Notes, and Observations: March 27, 2008

    It's time for Round Three of my News, Notes & Observations. 1) The best is yet to come... The season has 19 days left and a plethora of exciting games left, starting with tonight's game between the Mavs and Nuggets in Denver...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,031 reads 10 comments

  4. NBA: News, Notes, and Observations 3/19/08

    I'm back for another round of news, notes, and observations. I'm thinking this will become a weekly staple of mine...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 806 reads 6 comments

  5. NBA: News, Notes, and Observations

    It's been 10 days since I last wrote an article. For the most part, it's because there hasn't been much to write about...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,227 reads 7 comments

  6. NBA: Who Gets A Hall of Fame Pass?

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is not the NBA Hall of Fame. That would explain why people like Van Chancellor, and Drazen Dalipagic are in it. The 2007 class featured five coaches, one entire team, a referee, and not one individual player..

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,743 reads 73 comments

  7. NBA Veterans: Is It the Years or the Mileage?

    One of the most memorable lines in movie history comes from Raiders of the Lost Ark. Marion, says to Indiana Jones, "You're not the man I knew ten years ago." Indy replies, "It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,262 reads 16 comments

  8. Sizing Up LeBron James' Potential Suitors in 2010

    19 of the NBA's 30 teams made trades in February. In all, 43 players changed uniforms and that doesn't include the five or ten players who are likely to get waived before the first of March and sign on with contenders...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 11,477 reads 27 comments

  9. A Fan's Guide to the NBA's Best Remaining Games

    April4 - Spurs @ Jazz (ESPN)4 - Mavs @ Lakers (ESPN)5 - Magic @ Cavs (ESPN)6 - Mavericks @ Suns (ABC)6 - Spurs @ Blazers6 - Warriors @ Hornets8 - Jazz @ Hornets8 - Lakers @ Blazers9 - Celtics ...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 963 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA Breaking News: Huge 3-Team Trade Waiting League Approval

      Update: Chris Duhon is not part of the deal as previously reported. Adrian Griffin and Shannon Brown are going to Seattle instead...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,205 reads 4 comments

  11. Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets: Stuck in the Middle

    Yes I'm stuck in the middle with you, And I'm wondering what it is I should do, It's so hard to keep this smile from my face, Losing control, yeah, I'm all over the ...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,627 reads 63 comments

  12. Jason Kidd Deal: Point Guard Headed to Dallas?

    On January 28, I wrote an article about the possible destinations of Nets' point guard Jason Kidd.It was no secret that the Mavericks were interested in obtaining Kidd...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,673 reads 4 comments

  13. Gregg Popovich: Hypocrite?

    The Lakers' trade for Pau Gasol has sent shockwaves throughout the NBA. Some coaches and general managers have decided it was best to not comment. Others, like Spurs' head coach Greg Popovich, were willing to speak to anyone who would listen...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,430 reads 27 comments

  14. NBA Mid-Season Awards: Obscure Variety

    The NBA season is approaching the All-Star Break and pundits and journalists have been giving out their mid-season awards for MVP, Most Improved Player and Rookie, Coach, and Sixth-Man of the Year...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 169 reads 6 comments

  15. Shaq Fallout: Trader's Remorse for the Phoenix Suns?

    I first heard about this rumored trade from Bleacher Reports' Sean Stancill last week. I thought it might have been the funniest trade rumor I'd ever heard.He didn't make it up. He was reporting something he'd read...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,661 reads 21 comments

  16. NBA Most Valuable Player: A Joke of an Award

    It's that time of the year again—let the campaigning begin. Oh, I'm not talking about John McCain, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. I'm talking about the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,383 reads 24 comments

  17. Mitch Kupchak: Genius or Just Plain Lucky?

    With Friday's news that the Lakers had traded for Pau Gasol, one thing became crystal clear—the Lakers better be good...

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  18. Pau Gasol Fallout: The Lakers Better Be Good

    The Lakers trade for Pau Gasol has officially opened up the Lakers window to win a championship while Kobe Bryant is still in his prime...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 3,417 reads 11 comments

  19. Leaving New Jersey: Where Jason Kidd Goes from Here

    Earlier today, ESPN's Ric Bucher reported that Jeff Schwartz, the agent for Jason Kidd, has asked the Nets to try and trade Kidd by the February 21st deadline...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 4,906 reads 33 comments

  20. Damon Stoudamire: Would Mighty Mouse Really Save the Celtics?

    Damon Stoudamire recently reached an agreement on a buy-out with the Memphis Grizzlies that will make him a free agent once, as expected, he clears waivers on Wednesday...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 2,340 reads 15 comments

  21. Why L.A. Still Does Not Have an NFL Team

    My Bleacher Report colleague, John Fennelly, recently wrote an NFL-L_A_In_Limbo_NFL_Conspicuously_Absent_In_Nation_s_Second-Largest_City-230108">article about the NFL being conspicuously absent from Los Angeles...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 4,043 reads 7 comments

  22. Time For NBA to Opt Out of Opt-Outs

    In baseball, if a team is struggling they can always throw money at the problem. If the team's highest paid pitcher is out for the season recovering from Tommy John surgery, they get themselves another one...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,019 reads 2 comments

  23. Spoiler Alert: Three NBA Also-Rans to Watch Out For

    The NBA All-Star Game isn't until February 17th, and yet we still know which 10 teams will be competing for each conference's eight playoff seeds. In the Western Conference, there are the usual mainstays like the Spurs, Suns, and Mavs...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 991 reads 7 comments

  24. Will the 2010-11 Celtics Resemble This Year's Heat?

    In the summer of 2004, the Miami Heat were coming off an impressive playoff showing. They advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals where they were defeated in six games by the Indiana Pacers...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 1,886 reads 35 comments

  25. Big Man Wanted: Five Possible Replacements for Andrew Bynum

    The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-11 and sit atop the Western Conference for at least the next nine hours and eight minutes. By then the Suns will have beaten the Clippers and reclaimed sole possession of first place...

    Andrew Ungvari Written by Andrew Ungvari about over 6 years ago 3,417 reads 1 comments