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NBA ARTICLES - NBA Basketball Articles Year 2000
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NBA Articles - the Archive - Year 2000

NOTE: These are older articles, and many of the links on the linksbars have changed. Many won't work. The updated links are found on regular NBA pages. Click an article, read it, and then return here or to the site's front page for updated NBA articles, news, features and information.

NBA Basketball articles from Dec, 2000

CAN'T STOP THE KIDS  - the young guns.

STOP THE GRIDLOCK  in Washington DC. A fan editorial.

IVERSON IS SUPERMAN, ROD WANTS OUT, & ALL-STAR VOTING RESULTS SO FAR  in this NBA roundup.

NO MAGIC THIS YEAR so just enjoy the Tracy McGrady show.

NBA COMMENTARY(Wed) on Don Nelson, the Hawks, Derrick Coleman, the 76ers and more.

THIS WEEK IN THE NBA - each day's top matchups, daily schedule, and tv listings.
(Friday comment - check out the predictions we had made)

MAVS MAVWRECKING, CLIPPERLAND FUN  and more in this brief around-the-NBA feature.

AROUND THE NBA - some random banter around the league.

KOBE GOES NUTS, CELTICS SNAP MSG STREAK and more in a super-quick recap of Thursday's results.

DETAILED NBA ROOKIE REPORT  - comments on almost every key rookie.

KOBE & SHAQ - OUR CONSPIRACY THEORY  - here's one possible explanation as to what's really up in Lakerland. Just having some fun with this one.

EDDIE JONES - INSIDEHOOPS EXCLUSIVE - we recently caught up with Eddie and asked questions selected from what you submitted

Tim Hardaway Exclusive  - We met Tim and asked questions you suggested.

Portland Starting to Blaze  - Blazers finally putting it together.

QUICK SUGGESTION  regarding the Olden Polynice cop issue.

TOP WEEKEND NBA MATCHUPS  - Games you need to pay attention to.

NBA SURPRISES, BEST TEAMS, UNDERACHIEVERS, MVP CANDIDATES AND MORE  in this fan contribution.

MAV-WRECKS NO LONGER
Updated on the current state of the Mavs. With only one Mark Cuban mention!

KINGS TALK... JAMISON... BEST IN THE WEST
Check it out.

Q IS A QUESTION, NOT AN ANSWER
A possible rookie of the year deserves some attention.

ANTONIO MCDYESS' NICE
McDyess is playing like a man possessed. Can the Nuggets rise up with him?

NBA Basketball articles from Nov, 2000

THE GREATEST REBOUNDER EVER - BY THE NUMBERS
Our man ChedKo breaks down the greatest glass-cleaners of all time.

NCAA BASKETBALL
InsideHoops presents EXCLUSIVE STORIES  from a book-writer currently on a road trip around the college basketball world. We will soon begin a weekly college hoops wraup column, so stay tuned.

PITINO'S ULTIMATUM
A letter, of sorts, to Rick Pitino.

NBA ROOKIE STATS
Stat leaders for this amazing (hah) group of NBA rookies.

INSIDEHOOPS' '00 THANKS
Happy thanksgiving.

LOS ANGELES LETHARGIC
An editorial.

AROUND THE NBA
NBA roundup on key teams and players.

REMEMBERING PENNY
Hardaway would love to gather his pennies and buy new legs.

TEMPORARILY SHATTERED Insight on an NBA Warrior who took a bad fall.

AROUND THE NBA
Teams of the week, notable games, players, etc.

RASHEED WALLACE
Rasheed getting robbed? Or robbing himself?

ALLEN IVERSON - THE ANSWER
The Sixers are rocking. So much for trouble  in Philly.

THE WAGON'S EMPTY
The (band)wagon belonging to the Lakers, that is.

FROM THE ROAD
A college basketball writer is taking a road tour across the college basketball world. Check his first update.

LOW RISK LEAP: HIGH SCHOOL TO THE NBA
Jerry Mittleman discusses the leaps Kobe Bryant, Tracy Mcgrady and Kevin Garnett took.

Around the NBA
The NBA's first week.

Sixers to Come Out of the East?
This guy makes too many rational points to ignore.

Around the League - Opening Night
M.R. breaks opening night wide open.

The Urban Perspective
Raw breakdown on looking good playing street ball. We're going to have to create a new section - playground basketball - and this will be in it, but for now, it's here. This is a player contribution. Look for stuff from us as well as fans in the future.

Golden State's Dynamic Duo
Batman and Robin, with more athleticism. No capes, though.

NBA Basketball articles from Oct, 2000

Rockets and Timberwolves breakdown
 A recap of last night's game that also provides insight about things to come from some players

Culture Shock in the Big Apple
 A huge, excellent article on New York and the Knicks.

Perfect Your Free Throws
 A young baller provides free throw shooting tips.

The Next Legend
 A great fan editorial about not needing the next MJ.

Chaos in the NBA
Most agree that refs are people too.

Will the Blazers Win the next NBA Championship?
 Science tells all.

Will, Chance & Fate
 Real life in the NBA

Hornets to Sting the East
The East is wide open.

The 2000-2001 NBA Season
Breakdown of the entire NBA. Oh my.

InsideHoops.com on the 
Los Angeles Clippers
Read this and understand why change is finally coming.

I (Still) Love This Game
To pump you up for the upcoming NBA season.

NBA Fantasy Basketball Guide   Guards, forwards, centers, sleepers and breakout players.

NBA Season Previews
(A contributor breaks stuff down)
The Atlantic Division
The Central Division
The Midwest Division
The Pacific Division

Tears of a Clown
Woody Allen wrote an article on Ewing. Here's a response.

Allen Iverson's Poor Choice of Words   Analysis of Iverson's new Opera Release

Revelation of the Beast
The most unique basketball article you'll ever read.

Alonzo Mourning   Mourning's ailment, and health care by sports trainers and doctors today.

Why the Bucks will be in the Eastern Conference Final   Fantastic preview.

Boston's Blues   Where are Larry, Kevin, Robert, Danny and Dennis when you need them?

From Jerry West to a New Generation   Fantastic article about small-town basketball spirit

Lakers preparing to defend NBA title
Kobe Bryant may soon see a new role in the offense

2000-2001 NBA Eastern Conference Preview   Team by team. Division by division. Read up and state your reactions on the NBA board.

2000-2001 NBA Western Conference Preview   Team by team. Division by division. Read up and state your reactions on the NBA board.

Trail Blazers and Lakers are the NBA's Premiere Matchup   A MUST-READ feature on the NBA's elite.

US Basketball Dream Not Yet Realized
US Olympic Basketball team commentary

Fan Article - the 7 Wonders of the National Basketball Association   Fan feature.
 
 

NBA Basketball articles from SEPT, 2000

The Ewing Trade: Analysis
How important is this deal, exactly?

Jerry Krause a Genius?
Fan article. This guy has a rather unique perspective.

InsideHoops.com NBA News and Notes
The Lakers, Horace Grant, the Grizzlies, Patrick Ewing, the Sonics, Pat Riley, Rik Smits, me and Evander Holyfield, and more.

Basketball Big Men Have a Summer Home
The smart ones do, at least.

Latrell Sprewell's Triumph
Many athletes might have crumbled. Latrell didn't.

NBA East News  Team-by-team East news and notes

The NBA's Elite: Kevin Garnett vs. Tim Duncan
Profile and comparison of these two superstars

InsideHoops on the NBA  Recent NBA roundup

Yinka Dare!
Exciting news about your favorite player, Yinka Dare!

NBA Matchup: Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic
Breaking down these teams, position by position.

Dream a Little Dream   Do you wake up with visions of being an NBA team's best 24th-man? We do.

InsideHoops.com NBA Summer Winners
This was a major summer for Free Agents. Check out which NBA teams came out winners.

InsideHoops.com NBA Summer Losers
These teams either failed to keep key players or failed to add who they needed to add.

Who is the NBA's Best Coach?  One obvious answer

Surviving the Game  How to succeed in the current NBA

Who's the NBA's best shooting guard? 
Here's 'The Answer'  Allen Iverson! Terrific.

Lakers Take a Major Gamble on Rider
Perhaps an even bigger gamble than Phil Jackson realizes.

InsideHoops.com on the Utah Jazz
Stockton and Malone still have some ammo.

NBA Basketball: Stardom for Tracy McGrady (yes, even compared to Vince Carter)
Tracy McGrady now has a superstar's contract. He'll be worth the money.

How the NBA's CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) should be changed
The NBA has strict rules about contracts and finances. Here are some possible improvements.

History of the ABA   Before Dr. J dazzled the NBA world, he was an American Basketball Association star.

The Buck Doesn't Stop Here
The Milwaukee Bucks - better than Angola.

Olympic Basketball - Fighting for the Silver
Angola has the gold wrapped up.

Indiana On Pace for Future Rings
Not all Pacer stars need pacemakers

InsideHoops - NBA Notes   Christian Laettner, the Pistons, the Mavericks, Ray Allen, Vince Carter, Shaq, JR Rider, Tim Hardaway, more. 

Latrell Sprewell's Triumph
Many athletes might have crumbled. Latrell didn't.

NBA East News  Team-by-team East news and notes

The NBA's Elite: Kevin Garnett vs. Tim Duncan  Profile and comparison of these two superstars

InsideHoops on the NBA  Recent NBA roundup

Yinka Dare!  Exciting news about your favorite player, Yinka Dare!

NBA Matchup: Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic  Breaking down these teams, position by position.

Dream a Little Dream   Do you wake up with visions of being an NBA team's best 24th-man? We do.

InsideHoops.com NBA Summer Winners  This was a major summer for Free Agents. Check out which NBA teams came out winners.

InsideHoops.com NBA Summer Losers  These teams either failed to keep key players or failed to add who they needed to add.

Who is the NBA's Best Coach?  One obvious answer

Surviving the Game  How to succeed in the current NBA

Who's the NBA's best shooting guard? Here's 'The Answer'  Allen Iverson! Terrific.

Lakers Take a Major Gamble on Rider  Perhaps an even bigger gamble than Phil Jackson realizes.

The sun has finally set on Bobby Knight  Did Bobby Knight deserve to be fired now? Before? Not at all? Read what Coach Lamb has to say.

InsideHoops.com on the Utah Jazz  Stockton and Malone still have some ammo.

NBA Basketball: Stardom for Tracy McGrady (yes, even compared to Vince Carter)
Tracy McGrady now has a superstar's contract. He'll be worth the money.

How the NBA's CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) should be changed  The NBA has strict rules about contracts and finances. Here are some possible improvements.

History of the ABA   Before Dr. J dazzled the NBA world, he was an American Basketball Association star.

The Buck Doesn't Stop Here
The Milwaukee Bucks - better than Angola.

Olympic Basketball - Fighting for the Silver  Angola has the gold wrapped up.

Indiana On Pace for Future Rings  Not all Pacer stars need pacemakers

InsideHoops - NBA Notes   Christian Laettner, the Pistons, the Mavericks, Ray Allen, Vince Carter, Shaq, JR Rider, Tim Hardaway, more. 

Basketball Secrets - 
Behind the Signature Move
Learn to break ankles like Hardaway, bust threes like Payton, and travel like Ewing.

NBA Contract Mistakes
Breaking down some of the league's biggest wastes of money. Big lists, with analysis.

NBA Basketball articles from August, 2000

InsideHoops - The failed Ewing deal
Analysis of the big failed trade from the Knicks and Sonics points of view.

NBA Free Agent Rundown
A fan breaks it down, player by player

Raw NBA Breakdown - The Fairness of the game. Superstar Calls and more.
Raw, unedited article worth glancing at.

InsideHoops - NBA Basketball Notes
The Rockets, Mo Taylor, Steve Francis, The 76'ers, Allen Iverson, George Lynch and Toni Kukoc.

Mind Over Matter
Issues regarding the Knicks, Pistons, Sonics, Bulls,Blazers and Lakers.

Patrick Ewing
Ewing article written at the time of the near trade with Seattle. NOTE - this is partially designed to offset the 73288270 articles the NY media will write tearing Ewing a new a__h___.

InsideHoops quickly breaks down the entire NBA, team by team
Words on every squad. Read up.

Brief NBA hand-checking rule comments

NBA Player Rankings - Position by Position
Top 10 lists for all NBA positions. Get ready to scream on the NBA message board about how you disagree with everything and that we're totally insane (though, we're not. You're wrong. Hah!)

The Greatest Player in NBA History
Must-read article. Atwood lays it down.

The New Jersey Nets
Marbury's ready to make the All-Star team, Maybe rookie Kenyon Martin is as well.

Selling the Game: 
An Outsider's Look at the NBA
I could have sworn the Nuggets were going to win it all last year.

I Had a Dream
The US Olympic Basketball squad.

Is it Still Entertaining?
Pro basketball execs and owners won't like this article. We didn't write it. It's not our fault. Don't attack the messenger.

Long Wang on the Rise
Wang's a basketball player. Get your mind out of the gutter.

Second Best in the State?
The Miami Heat and Orlando Magic are ready to bust heads.

Maybe There's Still Hope for the Bulls...
Chicago's new status as "Clippers of the East" is perhaps only temporary.

Allen Iverson - Positive Answer?
An off-season of annoyance The Answer and his team.

John Starks finds a new home
Starks in a Bulls uniform prevented our stomachs from digesting food properly.

Krause Has Been Thwarted
No Bull: Chicago had a lousy off-season. Must-read.

Analysis of the Eddie Jones, Anthony Mason, P.J. Brown, Jamal Mashburn and co. trade.
A 9-player trade.

NBA Basketball articles from July, 2000

Inside Hoops on the New Jersey Nets
The Nets have a new team president, new head coach, and a new player who was rated #1 in the NCAA. Are they ready to finally win a few games?

InsideHoops on the Portland Trail Blazers
Lets talk Blazers basketball.

Inside Hoops - NBA
Mid-July Free Agent Commentary.
(For our Free agent page, look below.)

Happy times for the Clippers? Possibly.
Draft day made all 17 Clippers fans very happy.

Random NBA Notes
Quick comments on almost every team in the league.

Grant Hill to Orlando
Hill defects to greener (and warmer) pastures.

So You Wanna be in the Big Time, Kid?
A must-read feature on Darius Miles.

General NBA Draft Comments
A fan from Finland points out why drafting "future impact" players is a totally useless move these days.

The Next Jordan, Part 975
The "Next Jordan" saga continues.

NBA Basketball articles from June, 2000

Jayson Williams
His career comes to an unfortunate halt.

Centers No Longer Rulers Of Basketball
Do you fear the average center's post up game? Neither does this fan. 

Don't take Brian for Granted
The perfect power forward for the Lakers would be... Brian Grant.

Will the Real Whats-His-Name Please Stand Up?
Jordan. Kobe. Carter. Kayser.

InsideHoops - Lakerland
As predicted by just about everyone, the Lakers came away with their first championship in 12 years.

1999-2000 NBA Playoffs - Round by Round Predictions and Previews
Check out what was said before the games were played.

Who's Cooking the Rice?
Hot Rice is better than cold Rice.

The Fall of the Portland Trail Blazers
A fan discusses how the Blazers blew it...

A Magic Reappearing Act
Orlando hoping for free agent magic tricks

Coming up (Jalen) Roses
A budding Rose.

Adrian Dantley worthy of the NBA Hall of Fame
NBA players couldn't contain Dantley, but Hall of Fame voters can.

Is Scottie Pippen Really Leadership Material?
Pippen was second-fiddle to Jordan, but is he ready to be concertmaster?

Inside NBA Hoops, still early June
Grant Hill's free agent situation. Magic Johnson. More.

Inside NBA Hoops, early June
Karl wants Ike. Blazers have right to whine. Oak Tree chopping down Butch. Free Ferry...

NBA Basketball articles from MAY, 2000

Knicks Fan Representin'
Knicks fans rule! Or so this fan says.

Inside NBA Hoops
Top NBA (rumor) discussion topics

Dunleavy says refs living in a Loveshaq
Check out Portland coach Mike Dunleavy's comments on how the referees are treating Shaquille O'Neal.

NBA Dish
Jalen talking. Sabonis complaining (shocking, we know). Garnett's state of mind. Jordan restaurant cash registers filled with air. 

Orlando with future Magic
A Magic fan shares his 2 cents.

Random NBA Notes
Blazers. Lakers. Knicks. Pacers. Oh, and the Hawks, Hornets, and David Wingate's halftime meal. In other words, all important stuff.

Entire league review
Forget about the playoffs for just a few minutes and check out the needs of each NBA team.

Heir to the Air
For years, people have wondered who "the Next Jordan" will be. Finally, the answer is clear.

1999-2000 NBA Rookies
The NBA Rookie team, and discussion.

Moment of silence for Malik Sealy

Inside the NBA Playoffs 
(plus 5/22 fan commentary)
In addition to the Blazers vs. Lakers, another treat - the Heat and Knicks series goes the full 7 games.

SHOCKING NBA RUMOR!
You won't believe the amazing rumor InsideHoops has uncovered.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers
You wanted it; now you've got it.

Inside Hoops - NBA Playoffs
Bryon Russell not having a nice evening. Knicks and Heat not a night out at the ballet. I'm not having pizza because the delivery guy is late.

Inside Hoops - NBA playoffs
This. That. And the other thing.

Are the Bulls finished forever? Don't count on it
As one Bulls fan points out, the Bulls still have one champ in their corner - Jerry Krause.

This Year's Raptors A Success
Check out the analysis a Toronto Raptors fan delivered about the team's present, future, and the American Media's perception of NBA success in Canada.

The NBA's Best Players
A basketball chat took place with fans debating the NBA's best. We display part of their chat, then present our NBA Top 10 list.

NBA Basketball articles from APRIL, 2000

Inside NBA Hoops
Barkley, Hornacek, the Mavs wrecks no more, several major stars hurting...4/20

Inside Hoops: Baker, Karl, Dallas, Hill, Wizards...
Grant Hill likes his coach. The Wizards have lousy contracts. Baker has a problem. Dallas, lately, does not.

Inside Hoops
Pitino. Penny. Lenny. Atlanta. Rice. The Clippers. Malone milestone. April 14.

It's Getting Drafty In Here...
Take a look at the top college basketball players who may be entering this year's NBA Draft

NBA Award Predictions
So what do you say, guys, does Shaq have a shot at MVP this year? Or will he lose out to the great Tyrone Lue? Sixth Man of the year - a Sun? Check it.

The lighter side:
The Life of an "Ages 8-10" Youth League Coach
What do you do with players who cry during games, take naps during timeouts, and frequently relieve themselves on the court? (And we're not talking Dennis Rodman)
 

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