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The Eurocentric 2010-11 NBA Preview (or How the Hoops World revolves around Europe)
With the 2010-11 NBA season tipping off tonight, BallinEurope marks the occasion in the best way possible: By overrating the league’s Continental players and making a few offhand Fearless Predictions™ in the guise of a preview column. Brief notes and snarky remarks on all 25 NBA teams follow. (Yes, BiE said “all 25.” Since the […]
Tony Parker on FIBA Worlds: "Non"
After stating yesterday on his official website that he’d wait and see what San Antonio Spurs management said about his possible participation in the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Tony Parker later logged on to state that he will not be playing for Les Bleus at the Spurs’ behest. The decision, he said, is irrevocable. “After […]
Best of the (basketball) net: Past, present and future edition
“Best of the (Basketball) Net” is one day late this week, but that extra 24 hours or so will surely make all the difference in terms of quality. For some most interesting recently-posted basketball-related stuff from the interweb, read on to check out excerpts from a classic of basketball literature, see highlights from a big […]