Tag Archives: Eric Bledsoe

In Free Agents We Trust

This is a guest post by Tim Adkins.

It’s here.

We are mere hours away from the most precious day of next season for all the teams who did not win a championship two weeks ago: the first day of NBA free agency.(*)

If you’ve spent any time perusing the NBA rumor-sphere, you have no doubt heard many interesting ideas regarding which players may or may not be changing jerseys. We’d like to consider a few of them—along with their plausibility. Continue reading

Episode 142 – What’s in a Nickname?

After a surprising Friday night in the NBA, we went in deep on the Heat, Nets, and Lakers, lamented the increasing number of key injuries around the league, analyzed the Andrew Bynum/Luol Deng trade, and ripped into JR Smith.

Episode Rundown

  • 01:45 – How worried should the Heat be about losing to bad teams?
  • 10:20 – How excited should the Nets be about five game winning streak?
  • 16:10 – Has Mike D’Antoni lost control of the Lakers?
  • 24:35 – Injury update: Bledsoe, Holiday, Anderson, Splitter
  • 29:10 – Bynum for Deng: how did the Bulls and Cavs make out in the trade?
  • 38:00 – Where should Andrew Bynum end up?
  • 44:00 – Performances and Embarrassments of the Week
  • 47:30 – JR Smith, from untying shoes to DNP

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Episode 133 – Turning the Corner

We asked two important questions this week: What kind of star is Blake Griffin, and how will Jonathan Martin’s bullying case affect the closeted gay player? We also took a look at players primed for the leap into stardom, and our Performances and Embarrassments of the Week.

Episode Rundown

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 03:15 – Woes in Clipperdom
  • 05:40 – What kind of star is Blake Griffin?
  • 15:25 – Stars in the making: Anthony Davis, Nic Vucevic, Eric Bledsoe
  • 24:00 – Bullying in the locker room: will it affect closeted players?
  • 41:25 – Performances and Embarrassments of the Week
  • 46:00 – Fantasy update

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2012-13 All-Courtroom Teams

Here at The Peoples Court, we like to play with the relationship between a basketball court and a court of law. We hold basketball trials and close each podcast with “court is adjourned.” And now, rather than selecting typical All-NBA teams, we’ve assembled our All-Courtroom teams. Unlike an All-NBA team, or an All-Star team, we’ve made sure to combine complimentary players who excel not only as individuals, but as an actual team. Without further ado, presenting The Prosecution and The Defense. Continue reading