Yep – we’re at it. The middle of the work week. Well, for you all, that is. I just so happen to have the week off. Not that I’m bragging or anything. Still – by the time you read this, your work week should be halfway over, so enjoy that for what it is!
We’re also right on top of the trade deadline. Will this be a quiet year for trades in the NBA, or are we about to see an explosion of activity? You know I’ll be paying attention, so keep me on your speed dial!
Now for the daily links.
The NBA resumed regular season play last night, with nine games going down. Get all of your scores, recaps, and video highlights here. [NBA.com]
And you know me: gotta enjoy my Morning Shootaround. [NBA]
And my Daily Dime, which opens up by focusing on LeBron James and the flak he is getting for his NBA Mount Rushmore comments. [ESPN] Grow up, people.
Here’s a great Q & A with one of my favorite players from the 80s and 90s, Clyde “The Glide” Drexler. [SLAM]
With the NBA trade deadline scheduled for tomorrow, here are the most pressing questions you need to know headed into it, as well as a primer that looks at all 30 teams’ needs and possible moves. [Sports Illustrated]
I enjoyed watching Portland’s Damian Lillard this weekend at the All-Star festivities, and I equally enjoyed this piece about how he risen to prominence in the basketball world. [Sporting News]
Finally, your Boston Celtics link of the day makes some post-All-Star Game predictions for our beloved Celts. [Bleacher Report]
Enjoy, a keep checking in as I swim through the rumors waters today!