Mayo and Thabeet still makes sense

After noticing that Hasheem Thabeet has shown considerable progress in summer league this past week, I decided to revisit the much-debated O.J. Mayo/Thabeet for Monta Ellis trade rumor: Reports surfaced last season that the Warriors turned down a trade offer from the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies, interested in Ellis, offered [...]

By | July 17th, 2010|15 Comments

Scouting assignment: Watch Mayo, Thabeet tonight

The Grizzlies and Warriors play twice in the next few days, with the first game between the teams tonight in Memphis (5 p.m., CNSBA). They play again Wednesday at Oracle Arena (7:30 p.m., CSNBA). So, this is your chance to really get a good look at O.J. Mayo and (hopefully) [...]

By | March 20th, 2010|7 Comments

Updates on Evans, Mayo and Thabeet

Tyreke Evans had a great game tonight in the Kings' 106-99 loss to the Lakers, with 25 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists and only one turnover. His shooting percentages weren't great (7-19, 1-5, 10-14), but that's kind of standard with him. Also, in the Grizzlies' 104-97 win against the [...]

By | March 16th, 2010|18 Comments

Grizzlies send Thabeet to NBDL

The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to send rookie center Hasheem Thabeet to the NBDL for some development, according to a report on ESPN.com today. Do you think this makes him more attractive to Don Nelson and the Warriors now? If you remember (of course you remember), the Grizzlies offered shooting [...]

By | February 25th, 2010|10 Comments

Kawakami: Warriors turned down Mayo for Ellis

Very interesting blog entry from The San Jose Mercury News' Tim Kawakami, who reports that the Warriors turned down a trade offer from the Memphis Grizzlies of O.J. Mayo and cap filler (probably Steven Hunter or Hasheem Thabeet) for Monta Ellis. Go read the blog entry here. On the one [...]

By | February 18th, 2010|14 Comments

Mayo a matchup problem for Warriors

I was just checking out some NBA box scores from Sunday's slate of NBA games and read about the wild scoring fest between the Nuggets and Grizzlies. The Nuggets, one of the best teams in the NBA, prevailed, 133-123, behind Carmelo Anthony's 42 points. Quick tangent: Anthony is my very early [...]

By | November 2nd, 2009|10 Comments