Monthly Archives: April 2006
So its playoff time again, which means playoff polls are happening and everyone is getting ready for playoff action. So with that in mind, here are my picks for round 1 of the NBA playoffs.
As reported by the Toronto Star, Toronto Raptors star Chris Bosh has publicly stated that he will be back with the Raptors next season as he intends to sign a 6 year max contract with the team this summer.
""It’s official: Arizona junior guard Mustafa Shakur is making himself available for the NBA draft. He is not hiring an agent, making it possible to withdraw from the draft and return to the team if he doesn’t get a sense of being selected this summer. "I think this is a good opportunity to further showcase my skills," Shakur said through the school’s sports information office."
"Three Florida sophomores projected to be first-round draft picks in June have chosen college life and a chance to repeat as national champions. But there is time for each to make another decision.
"The NBA D-League announced Thursday a new player eligibility rule that lowers the minimum age requirement to 18 years, effective with the 2006-07 season.
"David Stern gave another warning that the SuperSonics could eventually leave Seattle, saying Thursday that the city is, "not interested in having the NBA there."