1. Portland Trail Blazers Bloggers: The Search for Sheed

    It has come to this. Bustabucket celebrity and noted shakedown enthusiast Sheed has gone underground, and nobody seems to know why. Perhaps his reclusiveness is the inevitable result of overexposure...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about almost 4 years ago 1,498 reads 1 comments

  2. T-Mac, Lithuania, and Arvydas Sabonis

    T-Mac—the famous Bustabucket commentor, not the obscure basketball player—checks in with a story about international unity and Arvydas Sabonis...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about almost 4 years ago 424 reads 0 comments

  3. Link Tachos: Coup gone, CHOBB, Old Assistant Coaches, etc.

    Coup is leaving Rip City Project to go work for the Miami Heat. It is so cliche for talented people to do that these days. Coup has also publicly acknowledged his debt to Bustabucket for the first time...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about almost 4 years ago 294 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Trade Rumors: Chris Paul Is Just That Good

    Sometimes when a group of people get excited about something they follow up analysis with more and more analysis. This path is problematic when the answer is simple. Eventually, the group can arrive at final thoughts that are not optimal...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about almost 4 years ago 3,469 reads 25 comments

  5. Catching Up on NBA and Virtus Bologna

    Increased work load and decreased internet access is blog poison. This is me trying to catch up: I know absolutely nothing about new Portland GM Rich Cho that you don't already...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  6. Summer League Analysis

    I'm back from summer league with a full supply of insightful basketball observations that will change they way you read words and think thoughts (and possibly breathe air, but I don't want to oversell)...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 981 reads 2 comments

  7. Las Vegas. Luke Schenscher. Summer League. Me. Luke Schenscher.

    Very soon I'll be in Las Vegas enjoying the 110 degree heat and low-quality basketball. I may post some things from there but my hope is that I'll be having too much fun to spend time battling my laptop and making more jokes for CHOBB to steal ...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  8. Wesley Matthews Will Be Paid Well This Summer

    No doubt you've heard: Wesley Matthews has signed an offer sheet from Portland. The Jazz have seven days to match and retain Matthews' services. The always active Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the deal to be for five years and around $33 million ...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 1,168 reads 3 comments

  9. NBA Free Agency: Mandatory LeBron James Reaction

    When I arrived home yesterday afternoon there were three people sitting at the dining room table waiting to ask me a question. None of them were basketball fans...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 1,100 reads 5 comments

  10. LeBron James Decision: You Rolled Your Eyes Just Now, Didn't You?

    Ugh. Let us all hope that this does indeed come to a swift and merciful pre-scheduled ESPeNd (this man has driven me to awful puns)...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  11. Fresh Link Tachos

    I've been trying to come up with a better name for a links post than the excellent "Pick and Scroll " in use by our man CHOBB (pronounced like "GOB ," ask him for details) over at Portland Roundball Society...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  12. Who is driving, anyways?

    T-Mac (the famous Busta Bucket commenter not the obscure basketball player) sent in the following e-mail. I figured I'd share without his permission: "Hey Seth, Ummm......

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 123 reads 0 comments

  13. Your 2010 NBA Free Agency Thread

    I want to start talking NBA free agency, so I can stop thinking about Kevin Pritchard for a moment. As ESPN kindly reminds us every 5-10 minutes, it is rare for this many quality players to be on the market at the same time...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 653 reads 5 comments

  14. Portland GM Kevin Pritchard Fired for Being Too Awesome

    On the day of the NBA draft, it became official : General Manager Kevin Pritchard has been fired by the Portland Trailblazers...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 2,090 reads 10 comments

  15. 2010 NBA Draft: Portland Trail Blazers Draft Concerns Go Beyond Prospects

    Of all the times of the year when basketball isn't being played, the NBA Draft may be my favorite. This year, Blazers ownership has created a strange bit of added intrigue for Portland fans (how nice of them)...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 699 reads 0 comments

  16. 2010 NBA Finals: Dear Diary, I Cheered for the Los Angeles Lakers

    Let me admit something to you: I cheered for the Lakers to win the Finals. It started during Game Two of the series when Boston walked into the Staples Center and slapped the home team around...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 813 reads 4 comments

  17. Blazers Barbarically Hunt for Heads to Replace Kevin Pritchard (Reportedly)

    Adrian Wojaksd;ljfaf;j;asf of Yahoo! Sports!!!!!1! is reporting that the Blazers have hired a headhunting firm to search for Kevin Pritchard's replacement . Considering this breaking news, Blazersedge has a poll asking what you would do if you were KP...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  18. Petteri Koponen Watch: It's a Wrap! Edition

    Hippo's latest Petteri Koponen Watch installment just arrived in the mail. As always it was reeking of fish and soggy from being written in a sauna...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 205 reads 0 comments

  19. Zach Randolph Involved in Drug Business (Allegedly), is Still Stupid (Certainly)

    Normally I like to pretend that most the JailBlazer guys don't exist. But this is just. Oh my. I'll just quote : According to the affidavit, the Cadillac Escalade that Boyd was driving ...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Humans Larger, Less Fat Than Non-NBA Humans

    As draft nerds are well aware, NBA-Combine-Measurements-3477/" target="_blank">NBA Draft Combine measurements have started coming in ...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 1,468 reads 0 comments

  21. Everybody Love Links

    •Chris Dudley for Governor! So what if he doesn't have anything to say that doesn't come directly from the standard issue GOP playbook. Follow him on twitter here...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA DRAFT LOTTERY BONANZA

    Teams are hoping to be as lucky as Portland was in 2007. May their spirits be crushed. A good way to realize how lame it is to be excited over the draft lottery is to explain it to your lady friend...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 360 reads 0 comments

  23. The Most Important Portland Trailblazers Topics of the Summer

    On April 29th, Portland's 2009-10 season came to a close. I think it's safe to say that since that time we Blazer fans collectively went from frustrated, to sad, to a stunning realization ...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 651 reads 2 comments

  24. Blazers 2010-11 Season

    Time for the mandatory season review. I’ve been reading some Epictetus recently. One reason for that is because my lady friend, or “fiancée”, encouraged me to...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  25. Game 6 Preview: Blazers vs. Suns

    It's now do or die time for the Portland Trail Blazers. After 5 games of a very schizophrenic series, it's time to buckle down and win one at home...

    Busta Bucket Written by Busta Bucket about 4 years ago 372 reads 1 comments