Tip-Off for 6/28/12 (featuring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog): Clyde Drexler, Magic Johnson and false media

Posted in Blogroll on June 28th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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I’m not concerned about the negative comments Clyde Drexler allegedly made about Magic Johnson when both were members of the 1992 Dream Team, because I don’t believe Drexler made them.

My concern is when websites and blogs take a man’s words and use them to mislead the reader and misrepresent the story.

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Trades and rumors take over as the NBA Draft approaches

Posted in Blogroll on June 28th, 2012 by Ron Glover

With nearly 24 hours before the start of the 2012 NBA Draft, business in the trade and rumor mill has picked up:

  • Houston Rockets traded Samuel Dalembert and their 14th pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for Jon Brockman, Jon Leuer, Shawn Livingston and their 12th pick.
  • Detroit Pistons trade Ben Gordon and a future first-round pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for Corey Maggette.
  • Dallas Mavericks and LA Clippers are discussing a deal for Lamar Odom
  • Chicago Bulls dangling Luol Deng to move up in first round to draft Harrison Barnes.
  • Atlanta Hawks and LA Lakers discussing a possible Josh Smith/Pau Gasol deal.
  • Brooklyn Nets looking to acquire Thomas Robinson to use in trade for the Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard