If you just flew back from a four-month trip to Europe, and then watched the New Orleans Pelicans play Wednesday night, you'd probably think they were not only heading to the NBA Playoffs next month, but were likely a major contender to win it all. Unfortunately, that's not the case. But for one magical night, Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson put it all together, and also gave you a glimpse at what this team is capable of. Here's the story of the game...
March 17, 2016
Old conventional wisdom: 'Dallas' qualifying offer on Collison is only $3.3 mil, so this is a no-brainer.' Ah, but as DB.com reported exclusively last month, the QO here is exactly $4,531,459 - and as much as the Mavs like Darren, their DH12 vision precludes them from locking him up. An explanation on what will/won't happen today:
June 30, 2013
In a 1-on-1 interview, Darren Collison tells Fish, 'I didn't feel like I was always given a chance to be the starter. But I want to come back. I want to work with Coach, with me and O.J. in the backcourt together, and especially with Dirk for a full season.' We'd broke the QO story yet we'd like DC to get that chance. Mavs Analysis: Darren Collison.
May 9, 2013
Is it 'the Mavs will let Collison go' vs. 'Dallas' qualifying offer on Collison is only $3.3 mil, so this is an easy decision'? Nope. Both assumptions are wrong. DB.com has learned exclusively that the actual QO on RFA Darren Collison is exactly $4,531,459 - a QO he'll never get. And yet the Mavs want to juggle Collison back onto the roster using a formula that includes the likes of Dwight Howard.
April 30, 2013
'I let my team down.' Five words. 'I let my team down.' Five words, combining to signal the leadership mantle that's been handed to and grabbed by Darren Collison. 'I let my team down.' Five words that speak to the responsibility and accountability of a point guard who, through some ups and downs, Dallas still hopes will look like a trade steal.
November 13, 2012