The Conference Call West: March 4, 2008
Posted Mar 11 2008 11:37AM
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Martin C. Sumners
The other debate surrounding the Kidd trade was that it was prompted by the recent slew of Western Conference power moves. Head Coach Avery Johnson, however, downplayed that notion.
The Mavs though are rebuilding on the run. The team added a big that they lost in DeSagna Diop in the Kidd trade with signing Jamaal Magloire. In addition, the Mavs picked-up Tyronn Lue to back-up Kidd at the point guard.
Changing of the Guards
A few days after the Clippers release Sam Cassell, the team signs Andre Barrett, which makes the sixth team for Barrret in a short three years.
Back to the Grind
16-year vet and the elder statesmen in the league, Dikembe Mutombo, braces for the role of becoming the starting center for the Rockets after Yao's season-ending foot injury.
Port Arthur's Prodigal Son
Port Arthur, Texas, home to NFL coach Jimmy Johnson, music legend Janis Joplin, one of the greatest female athletes, "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias and DJ Premier, has another native son in Stephen Jackson, who sponsored an essay contest for Port Arthur third graders.
New Spurs by the Numbers
Kurt Thomas and Damon Stoudamire, the two newest additions to the Spurs' roster have accomplished many things their respective careers, and Spurs.com breaks down some of their more impressive accomplishments.
In the first of many scheduled to come, "Let's Build It" interviews, Wolves owner Glen Taylor sat down with broadcaster Tom Hanneman to speak about the state of the team.
No Ides of March
The Lakers after a road-laden February schedule look to have more home cooking and a less stressful March schedule.
Vengeance is Golden
Mike Barrett blogs on how the Golden State Warriors exacted revenge with a recent win over the Blazers.