On this date in 2002, the Heat and the Timberwolves played the first preseason game in the Dominican Republic at the Palacio de los Deportes in Santo Domingo. It marked the 19th time the NBA held a game in Latin America in its history.
Got a great basketball blog post that you want to see featured on Hoops Rumors? Send it to Zach at HoopsLinks@gmail.com. Here’s this week’s look around the basketball blogosphere…
- The Sports Quotient ran down the best recent draft values, including Draymond Green.
- The Hardwood Nation reminds Knicks fans to be patient.
- Hoop Trends re-visited the three-team trade that brought Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks.
- The Love Of Hoops has a comprehensive guide to the season.
- OutLoud! Culture examined the Central Division.
- Brightsideofthesun.com has five takeaways so far from the Suns’ preseason.
- Welcometoloudcity.com wrote about Steve Novak and his presence on the Thunder.
- Grizzlybearblues.com has some observations about the Grizzlies’ preseason.
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