Sunday 22nd October 2017,
Sports Alchemist
Spotlight

kevin garnett

KG and The Ball

KG and The Ball

55,000 minutes in the game, pulling more defensive rebounds than any other player in NBA history. His intensity is borderline insanity, his uncanny work ethic is unimaginable and he has been doing that for 21 years… [...]

September 24, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

RIP Flip Saunders

RIP Flip Saunders

Flip Saunders, Minnesota’s new GM, took the gamble and drafted Kevin Garnett as Minnesota’s 5th overall pick. It was a bold move for a new GM and a new team looking for stability and identity. [...]

October 26, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA 0

Tayshaun Prince’s New Calling

Tayshaun Prince’s New Calling

Ten or twelve years ago, it could have been a different story. The old Tayshaun Prince could have swatted the ball out towards the bleacher leaving every inch of soul left in it. [...]

September 23, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Once A King

Once A King

Rondo is a brilliant player with high basketball IQ. But he was widely misunderstood. He was like an old oak tree standing right into the busy streets of New York City. [...]

July 6, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Ricky Rubio’s time is clicking

Ricky Rubio’s time is clicking

Ricky came to Minnesota as a mystery man. Drafted in 2009 and played two more years in Spain before going to the NBA. He arrived with hopes of resurrecting a team that have dwelled in the bottom standings for years. [...]

December 6, 2014 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Thon Maker: Crossbreed between Kevin Garnett and Kevin Durant

Thon Maker: Crossbreed between Kevin Garnett and Kevin Durant

A crossbreed between Kevin Garnett and Kevin Durant, he shoots three, drives to the basket, step back jumper and plays very good defense. [...]

February 9, 2014 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, sports 0

Minnesota Timberwolves: Will Kevin Love follow Kevin Garnett’s fate?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Will Kevin Love follow Kevin Garnett’s fate?

Even with Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic, the Timberwolves could get as far as the playoffs and then they deal with far more talented teams such as the LA Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunders, Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs. [...]

December 26, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

2013 NBA free-agency the Alchemist’s roundup part one

2013 NBA free-agency the Alchemist’s roundup part one

The Dwightmare had just ended and Houston awarded Howard an $88 million maximum contract agreement which includes an early termination option... read more [...]

July 12, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0

Kevin Garnett’s trade deal with the Clippers’ Andre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe

Kevin Garnett’s trade deal with the Clippers’ Andre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe

The Los Angeles Clippers are gearing towards a trade-in deal with Kevin Garnett for the flashy point guard Eric Bledsoe and high-flying center in Andre Jordan. Giving up two athletic and scoring players for a 36-year-old veteran always give you a scratch on the head. [...]

February 18, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0