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NBA teams waste no time firing coaches

NBA teams waste no time firing coaches

Ultimate Sports Talk April 20, 2013 Comments Off on NBA teams waste no time firing coaches

With the NBA regular season having just wrapped up, some of the league’s reams, much like NFL clubs, have wasted no time in firing coaches. As of April 19 the Detroit Pistons had parted

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Rick Carlisle Blasts O.J. Mayo For Being So Inconsistent

Rick Carlisle Blasts O.J. Mayo For Being So Inconsistent

Ultimate Sports Talk April 17, 2013 Comments Off on Rick Carlisle Blasts O.J. Mayo For Being So Inconsistent

When the Dallas Mavericks signed O.J. Mayo to a free agent deal this summer, both parties figured it would provide a fresh start for Mayo, and some needed scoring and star power for the

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Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes 12 inductees

Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes 12 inductees

Ultimate Sports Talk April 16, 2013 Comments Off on Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes 12 inductees

A total of 12 people will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this September 8 in Springfield, Massachusetts. The list of inductees was recently announced and it includes legendary NBA

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Kentucky Center Nerlens Noel Enters NBA Draft

Kentucky Center Nerlens Noel Enters NBA Draft

Ultimate Sports Talk April 15, 2013 Comments Off on Kentucky Center Nerlens Noel Enters NBA Draft

We knew the announcement was coming, it was just about when and how.  Kentucky’s talented but injured center Nerlens Noel will now allow himself to rehab his torn ACL on someone else’s dime, and

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Brandon Roy Hopes To Play In One More Game, Possibly Last Time

Brandon Roy Hopes To Play In One More Game, Possibly Last Time

Ultimate Sports Talk April 11, 2013 Comments Off on Brandon Roy Hopes To Play In One More Game, Possibly Last Time

The basketball gods have dealt Brandon Roy a terrible hand.  While you have some guys in the league who don’t truly appreciate the privilege they’ve been blessed with, Roy has had his all-star career

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New York Knicks Make Statement with Victory over Oklahoma City Thunder

New York Knicks Make Statement with Victory over Oklahoma City Thunder

Ultimate Sports Talk April 8, 2013 Comments Off on New York Knicks Make Statement with Victory over Oklahoma City Thunder

The New York Knicks won their 12th straight victory today defeating the Thunder in Oklahoma City.  If there was any question whether the Knicks were contenders or not, they answered them today.  The Knicks went

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Carmelo Anthony Tops Forbes List Of NBA’s Most Overpaid Players

Carmelo Anthony Tops Forbes List Of NBA’s Most Overpaid Players

Ultimate Sports Talk April 7, 2013 Comments Off on Carmelo Anthony Tops Forbes List Of NBA’s Most Overpaid Players

Today Forbe’s magazine released its list of the NBA’s most overpaid players, and despite the show Carmelo Anthony has put on the past couple of nights, he still tops the list. Here’s how Forbes

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Miami Heat: Examining the Streak

Miami Heat: Examining the Streak

Ultimate Sports Talk March 30, 2013 Comments Off on Miami Heat: Examining the Streak

We know that the Miami Heat lost recently to the Chicago Bulls after winning 27 straight games in a span of 52 days. That defeat prevented the Heat from eclipsing the 33-game record of the 1971-72

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Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters Still Have No Timetable for Return

Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters Still Have No Timetable for Return

Ultimate Sports Talk March 28, 2013 Comments Off on Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters Still Have No Timetable for Return

There is still no news from the Cleveland Cavaliers as to when their two starting guards, Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters, will return from injury. Irving sprained his shoulder in a game verses Toronto

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Most Improved Player: A Case For J.J. Hickson Over James Harden

Most Improved Player: A Case For J.J. Hickson Over James Harden

Ultimate Sports Talk March 24, 2013 Comments Off on Most Improved Player: A Case For J.J. Hickson Over James Harden

J.J. Hickson’s latest monster game was a break from the mold. In the Trail Blazers’ win over the Chicago Bulls Thursday night, he didn’t record a double-double for only the 29th time this season.

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New York Knicks End Losing Streak Against Utah Jazz 90-83

New York Knicks End Losing Streak Against Utah Jazz 90-83

Ultimate Sports Talk March 20, 2013 Comments Off on New York Knicks End Losing Streak Against Utah Jazz 90-83

After losing four games by about 20 points in a row while watching some of their best players get injured, the New York Knicks ended their west coast trip with a victory. Monday night

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Knicks Kenyon Martin Says The Clippers Lob City Approach Won’t Work In Playoffs

Knicks Kenyon Martin Says The Clippers Lob City Approach Won’t Work In Playoffs

Ultimate Sports Talk March 19, 2013 Comments Off on Knicks Kenyon Martin Says The Clippers Lob City Approach Won’t Work In Playoffs

Kenyon Martin spoke of being a changed man, and being humbled by not having any suitors for almost the entire NBA season. Martin must be getting a little comfortable with the Knicks, because he’s

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Gilbert Arenas Says he’s Happy in China, not Coming Back to NBA

Gilbert Arenas Says he’s Happy in China, not Coming Back to NBA

Ultimate Sports Talk March 16, 2013 Comments Off on Gilbert Arenas Says he’s Happy in China, not Coming Back to NBA

Well isn’t that convenient, Gilbert Arenas makes a decision not to return to the NBA, around the same time no one in the NBA was checking for him. Arenas last played in the NBA

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Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Says he’s Worried About Carmelo Anthony

Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Says he’s Worried About Carmelo Anthony

Ultimate Sports Talk March 16, 2013 Comments Off on Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Says he’s Worried About Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks exploded out of the gates when the season began, overwhelming teams with their offensive firepower, Carmelo Anthony was even in the MVP conversation, but in recent months they’ve come crashing

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Kings Blast Bulls By 42 With Cousins On Bench

Kings Blast Bulls By 42 With Cousins On Bench

Ultimate Sports Talk March 15, 2013 Comments Off on Kings Blast Bulls By 42 With Cousins On Bench

Aren’t the Bulls supposed to be a strong defensive team? Wow…the Kings laid an absolute smack down on Chicago on Wednesday night. With DeMarcus Cousins nursing a sore left leg, the Kings played a

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Mike D’Antoni not Worried about Hack-A-Dwight

Mike D’Antoni not Worried about Hack-A-Dwight

Ultimate Sports Talk March 12, 2013 Comments Off on Mike D’Antoni not Worried about Hack-A-Dwight

By now, Dwight Howard’s struggles at the free throw line have been well documented. Currently shooting a career low 48% this season from the charity strike, Dwight’s performance at the line has been abysmal.

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Despite Elbow, Blaming Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins For Ejection Is Tough

Despite Elbow, Blaming Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins For Ejection Is Tough

Ultimate Sports Talk March 11, 2013 Comments Off on Despite Elbow, Blaming Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins For Ejection Is Tough

Last night started out so promising for Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins. Dominating the floor, there seemed to be nobody in the gym that could stop Cousins other than himself. And unfortunately for

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Brandon Jennings may not be with Milwaukee Bucks much longer

Brandon Jennings may not be with Milwaukee Bucks much longer

Ultimate Sports Talk March 10, 2013 Comments Off on Brandon Jennings may not be with Milwaukee Bucks much longer

Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings will be a restricted free agent after this season. But instead if doing the same song and dance so many other players have done, Jennings has a different plan

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Boston Celtics Gut One Out Over the Indiana Pacers 83-81 for Fourth Straight Win

Boston Celtics Gut One Out Over the Indiana Pacers 83-81 for Fourth Straight Win

Ultimate Sports Talk March 7, 2013 Comments Off on Boston Celtics Gut One Out Over the Indiana Pacers 83-81 for Fourth Straight Win

Story The deck was stacked against the Boston Celtics. They were on the road against the Indiana Pacers, the second best team in the Eastern Conference, on the second night of a back to

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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony injures right knee against Cavs

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony injures right knee against Cavs

Ultimate Sports Talk March 5, 2013 Comments Off on Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony injures right knee against Cavs

Carmelo Anthony went down against the Cleveland Cavaliers with an injury to his right knee that he says has origins that date back to before the game. Melo told ESPN that he knew today would

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