Last year, I took a look at the top guys we could consider with our own pick and paired them with the ideal guy to match their skill set that figured to be available with the Timberwolves pick. As you can see from looking back at the piece, Dell and I appeared to be on the same page. This year it looks like Dell should be
The narrative for Anthony Davis began before he was even drafted into the NBA. His esteemed college career had pundits raving about his potential, likening him to the likes of Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan.
While comparisons are never fair; it displayed the talent scouts saw in him.
When the Hornets won the draft lottery everyone was excited. Here they were getting a player to put Chris Paul right in the rear view mirror. Everything was on the up-and-up.
I canít think of a more exciting and sad moment in my sports fan life than right now. The New Orleans Hornets will no longer exist and the New Orleans Pelicans will be the replacement. Itís strange for so many reasons, but the main of which is connection.
A connection to a basketball team is much more than just its players. Itís the brand, logo, colours and most of all itís moments. This is why reflecting back on the Hornets memories is so nostalgic.
At the start of the 2012-13 NBA season, the Hornets declined Al-Farouq Aminuís 2013-14 player option worth about $3.7 million, making him an unrestricted free agent this summer. At the time, opinions were split on whether or not doing so was a good idea, but neither side appeared to be terribly distraught or excited then the team reached its decision. Since then, his play has improved enough