Around the web with Hardwood Paroxysm Writers issue #1

11/20/2010
There’s something bizarre with these Celtics. They have three losses, and two of them are to teams without or missing their superstar. First they lost to the Cavaliers, which is odd since they d more…
11/20/2010
Phil Jackson discussed the Pistons this week after the Lakers waxed them with ease, saying that “some of those guys aren’t playing hard right now.” Nothing particularly groundbreakin more…
Report: Hornets and Raptors close to Peja tradeprobasketballtalk.nbcsports.com
11/20/2010
A report popped up this morning on a Euro site via HoopsHype describing a trade between the New Orleans Hornets and Toronto Raptors. Now ESPN is reporting the same: The New Orleans Hornets are very cl more…
11/20/2010
We informed you yesterday of Brandon Jennings making some noise about heading back to Europe in the event of a lockout (an event which at this point has the likelihood of the sun rising in the East to more…
11/16/2010
UPDATE 11/17, 9:45 am: And now it is all back on, she has filed divorce papers. UPDATE 5:26 pm: TMZ is now backtracking from the story. 4:46 pm: Basketball’s most famous second most famous coupl more…
11/16/2010
The Suns might as well just accept they won’t be rebounding ever again. Coming into their first season without Amar’e Stoudemire, Robin Lopez was supposed to be the pre-eminent big man for more…
Trying to reassemble the Knicksprobasketballtalk.nbcsports.com
11/15/2010
It was supposed to be different. It really was. With the roster expunged of the mess outside of Wilson Chandler who is still serviceable and Eddy Curry who at least keeps the bench firmly weighted to more…
11/15/2010
If you’re a fan of celebrity gossip about NBA stars and their personal lives, this weekend was for you. Personally, I tend to think none of this stuff matters and the mere breaching of conversat more…
11/15/2010
Well, hey, it was probably too much to ask for the youngster to keep it up. Two days after making himself a part of NBA history with 31 points and 31 rebounds, Kevin Love came crashing back to Earth f more…
Dwight Howard still on the fence about extensionprobasketballtalk.nbcsports.com
11/15/2010
With all the movings and goings on in free agency, every team has had concerns about their star moving on. The Magic are trying to get ahead of that speeding train by locking up Dwight Howard to a lon more…
All the News Fit to Six: November 12, 2010bothteamsplayedhard.net
11/12/2010
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Turkey Has Its Answerbothteamsplayedhard.net
11/08/2010
No. Not to the burning question of whether the EU will or will not invite it to the prom.
It now has Allen Iverson, who was greeted at the airport with, as The 700 Level writer Enrico put it, a &#8220 more…
All the News Fit to Six: November 2, 2010bothteamsplayedhard.net
11/02/2010
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The Boston Celtics Celebrate Halloweenbothteamsplayedhard.net
11/01/2010
The 2010-11 Celtics are having way too much fun. Below are some images of how they spent their Halloween.
I bet Big Baby cried extra hard after they told him, “No Glen, we are not going to watch more…
Houston Signs Erick Dampierbothteamsplayedhard.net
10/29/2010
After months of nail biting suspense that was almost too hard to endure, Erick Dampier has finally agreed to sign a deal with the Houston Rockets. Praise the lord, let the people rejoice.
I guess this more…
30 Teams, 30 Haikus, No Pointbothteamsplayedhard.net
10/26/2010
If you are like me, you’ve spent the last 24 hours pacing your house while mumbling “basketballbasketballbasketballbasketballbasketball” to yourself, and plan on doing so for the nex more…
All the News Fit to Six: October 26, 2010bothteamsplayedhard.net
10/26/2010
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Eastern Conference Previewbothteamsplayedhard.net
10/26/2010
It starts with the Celtics. Most things do.
Sure, if you take a look at that roster, they seem more likely to sit you on their lap and tell you war stories than actually play basketball. But for this more…
LeBron Makes a Commercialbothteamsplayedhard.net
10/25/2010
I haven’t made much headway in my whole Every NBA Commercial Project endeavor, but the new LeBron Nike spot from the famed Wieden + Kennedy advertising agency is obviously already a basketball c more…
Crazy Prediction Timebothteamsplayedhard.net
10/25/2010
Kevin Durant will win MVP. The Lakers and the Heat will meet in the Finals. The Sixth Man of the Year award will go to a volume scoring guard.
Predictions are fun, but when the entire NBA world is mak more…

Matt Moore

Matt Moore is a Senior NBA Blogger for CBSSports.com's Eye on Basketball blog, weekend editor of Pro Basketball Talk on NBCSports.com, and co-editor of Voice on the Floor. He lives in Kansas City due to an unbelievably complex set of circumstances and enjoys mid-90's pop rock, long walks on the beach and the novels of Tim Sandlin.