With the 2018-2019 season over, it’s time to start thinking about next year. So today, I’ll be setting my own power rankings including brief descriptions for every team. Let’s get started Western Conference Golden State Warriors The Warriors are the team to beat, despite recent advancements in the West, Curry and the Warriors will continue to be a threat, with or without Klay and KD, … Continue reading Way Too Early Power Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season
If you ask almost any Carolina fan who the most disappointing player was for the Tar Heels this season, the answer would undoubtedly be Nassir Little. There was a lot of hype surrounding Little coming out of high school. He was the McDonald’s All American game MVP after scoring 28 points and grabbing 5 rebounds. Against a team consisting of Zion Williamson, Rj Barrett, Romeo … Continue reading Will Nassir Little be a bust in the NBA?
We all know the name. Tacko Fall. This 7 foot 6 (perhaps 7) inch tall Senegalese hooper has garnered media attention and overall fan love. Tacko Fall’s rise to fame came when UCF pulled off an upset first round victory, and found themselves in the spotlight against the dominant Duke squad. Fall and UCF came so close to capturing yet another upset over Duke, only … Continue reading Everyone’s Favorite Giant : Tacko Fall – Where He Might Play
Before I get into these trades, I first want to preface this by saying that these may not be the most realistic of trades. Players like Clint Capela and Mike Conley are currently being looked at by teams, but the the trade itself may not be the most realistic. I made trades that benefit both teams, and I tried to keep them realistic, but you … Continue reading 5 Potential Offseason Trades
Ah yes, the long awaited Lavar Ball reaction to Lonzo’s trade to the New Orleans Pelicans. Clearly Lavar Ball wasn’t going to react well to Lonzo’s trade. Lavar actually only found out about the trade via PA speaker at Liangelo’s Drew League game. Many videos which I’ll attach below show Lavar’s sad and defeated face as he fathoms his son’s trade from his beloved Lakers. … Continue reading Lavar Ball Reacts to Lonzo’s Trade
As you’ve probably heard by now Anthony Davis is now a Los Angeles Laker. Lonzo Ball, Brandan Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first round picks (Including the #4 overall pick) are heading to New Orleans in exchange for Anthony Davis. This move will have a big impact on the NBA as whole, but also on the two teams involved. The Lakers have their … Continue reading How the Anthony Davis trade has changed the NBA landscape
Free agency will begin in a little less than three weeks, and as most NBA fans will be excited to see which teams sign which players, the Anthony Davis trade rumors have been reawakened and have been swirling around much more frequently. AD to LA? Many NBA reporters have reported that the Lakers and Pelicans were in deep discussion to get a deal done. All … Continue reading The AD trade Rumors: Where Will He Go?
For those of you new to this team, and this league; the Stingers are a professional basketball team in the CEBL (Canadian Elite Basketball League). There’s six teams in the CEBL and it’s considered Canada’s highest level of basketball play. Today we’re recapping the Edmonton Stingers game against the Hamilton Honey Badgers. The Badgers came out with the win in a nail-biter over the Stingers, … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: June 14 vs Hamilton
Chris O’Keefe The 2019 summer is going to be a big one for the NHL. For starters the potential free agents could have a lasting impact on the league for the next few years. Young and old at all positions, there strategic landing spots could completely change franchises. However, it’s possible not all of them hit the market and even I don’t think they will. … Continue reading Here’s Where The Top 5 NHL Free Agents Are Going
Zion Williamson: He is a 6’7″, 284 Pound Power Forward/ Small Forward from the University of Duke Blue Devils, and former #2 Ranked Recruit from the 2018 ESPN Basketball 100 Recruit Rankings behind fellow Duke teammate R.J. Barrett. Strengths: He is an absolute freak of nature of a basketball player who has the height of a wing, strength of a big, and the speed of … Continue reading NBA Draft 2019 Prospect Breakdowns: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, RJ Barrett, and Bol Bol
Being reported by Brian Windhorst, the Golden State Warriors will offer Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant both 5 year max deals to keep the Warriors dynasty alive. Just last night, the Golden State Warriors we’re defeated by the Toronto Raptors to win the NBA Finals in 6 games. The Warriors lost more than just a championship. In Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the … Continue reading Warriors Want to Keep Dynasty
With the Toronto Raptors winning the 2019 NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors dynasty is seemingly over. With that being said, the real question is did they have a chance to win the finals in the first place, or was this season cursed from the start? Did karma finally bite back at the super team? A strange coincidence may answer this question. Every single Warriors … Continue reading Was the 2019 playoffs cursed for Golden State?
By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer On June 14, 2019 after the last buzzer sounded the Toronto Raptors made history. After making their first NBA finals appearance since joining the league in 1995. The Raptors went on to win their first NBA Championship in Franchise history. POST GAME RECAP Kyle Lowry the “Heart and soul of the Toronto Raptors” as Fred VanVleet said, he helped bring … Continue reading TORONTO RAPTORS WIN THEIR FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP IN FRANCHISE HISTORY
By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer Kyrie Irving has fired his former agent. He will now be represented by Roc Nation Sports. An organization founded by hip-hop mogul and former owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z, is expected to be the star point guard’s new representative. Roc Nation Sports currently represents a list of NBA players such as Kevin Durant, Josh Hart, Justice Winslow, and Danny … Continue reading KYRIE IRVING PREPARED TO SIGN WITH BROOKLYN NETS
Carsen Edwards showed a lot of heart and leadership in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, but dedicated college basketball fans weren’t at all surprised by his performance. In the tournament he averaged 34.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2 assists, with 2.8 turnovers. He also showed tremendous efficiency in those four games, shooting 46% from three, and 45% from the field. His outstanding scoring performances lead to … Continue reading Why Carsen Edwards will be an NBA All Star
Alex Zaccaro Monday’s game 5 of the NBA Finals left the Golden State Warriors with a bitter sweet taste in their mouths. On one hand they extended their championship hopes an extra game, while looking down the barrel of elimination. On the other, they lost their two time finals MVP in Kevin Durant to a ruptured Achilles. Tonight’s game 6 will be the Golden State … Continue reading The Last Dance at Oracle… NBA Finals Game 6 Preview
The answer to this question is yes. After injuries plagued their 2018-2019 season was disappointing to the fans and the team. First of all in 2016 led by MVP quarterback Matt Ryan, the defense blew a 28-3 lead which ultimately led to Tom Brady’s 5th Super Bowl victory. Although it was a known fact that the Falcons defense wasn’t great, that should never have happened … Continue reading Will Atlanta Falcons Return To Their Winning Ways?
It is in this game that the boys will be separated from the men. There is no bigger stage in sports, than a game 7. Two teams who have been at each others throats for what to them feels like an eternity all boils down to this moment. The stage was set in Boston’s TD Garden for the last two teams standing in the NHL. … Continue reading Stanley Cup Final Recap
The Bruins and the Blues battle it out in Game 7 at 8 PM E.T.. Continue reading Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 Preview: Bruins vs. Blues
By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer The Boston Celtics are one of the many teams with interest in signing New Orleans star center Anthony Davis this off-season. Anthony Davis’s agent Rich Paul said “They can trade for him, but it’ll be for one year.. we would abide by our contractual obligations and we would go into free agency in 2020.” Anthony Davis is still under contract … Continue reading ANTHONY DAVIS HAS NO LONG TERM INTEREST SIGNING WITH THE BOSTON CELTICS
By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer There will be a lot of big moves this off-season, but the reality that is beginning to set in is that the Los Angeles Lakers won’t be one of those franchises. “Right now they are not a front runner, or even really a major consideration among any of the elite free agents’.” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said on SportsCenter. The only … Continue reading THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS ARE NOT A FRONT RUNNER FOR ANY BIG NAME FREE AGENTS
Today I will be highlighting 3 teams I believe will break through next season, and 3 teams that will fall big time. This will be based on drafting, free agency predictions, as well as overall growth of existing players on the roster. Most Improved Phoenix Suns Phoenix has been waiting for a breakout season for some time now. Despite adding more and more pieces every … Continue reading Most Improved and Un-Improved Teams for Next Season
Naseem Mohammad The Anthony Davis sweepstakes has begun for the second time this year. Similar to the trade deadline, the Lakers are the front runners to land Anthony Davis. Despite it seeming like the New Orleans Pelicans would not trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers under any circumstances, the Pelicans have reportedly been engaged in trade talks with several teams recently looking to get a … Continue reading Are the Los Angeles Lakers a lock to acquire Anthony Davis?
By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant left game 5 of NBA Finals early due to an Achilles injury. Durant finished with 11 points, 2 rebounds in 12 minutes, shooting 3-3 from deep before heading back to the locker room to be examined by staff. NBA GAME 5 Despite Warriors star Kevin Durant leaving the game early due to injury, the … Continue reading GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS PRESIDENT OF BASKETBALL BOB MYERS TAKES THE BLAME FOR KEVIN DURANT’S ACHILLES INJURY
After a disappointing end to last season in which the Colts lost 13 to 31 in Kansas City against the Chiefs, does this Colts team still have the core and young talent to take the next step to the Superbowl? The colts have been adding key new players to their defense over the past few years in drafting Darius Leonard, Malik Hooker, Rock Ya-sin, and … Continue reading Indianapolis Colts Your AFC Champions
Here comes the speculation and excitement of NBA fans from all around the globe. The offseason is approaching and Free Agents such as Jimmy Bulter, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard might be on the move and trade talks are surrounding Anthony Davis as well as Bradley Beal and players of such caliber. Teams such as the Nets and Knicks have two max slots … Continue reading Offseason Scenarios: The Lake Show 2.o
For the first time in franchise history the Toronto Raptors have made it to the NBA Finals. After beating the Magic, Sixers and Bucks the Raptors take on the Warriors in the Finals. After only playing 9 games last season Kawhi Leonard was traded from the Spurs to the Raptors. He played 60 games this season and averaged 26.6 Points Per Game, 3.3 Assists Per … Continue reading The Raptors Road To The Finals.
It has been announced that the Nets have shipped Allen Crabbe, the 17th overall pick, as well as future draft picks to the Hawks for Taurean Prince and a future second-round pick. This came as a surprise to NBA fans, as trades normally go down after the NBA finals. Regardless, this makes a huge splash in free agency, and the future of the Nets, and … Continue reading Breaking Down the Nets-Hawks Trade
Some good news for Philadelphia Eagles fans and the organization, on the date of June 6th, 2019, the Philadelphia Eagles and franchise Quarterback Carson Wentz have agreed on terms to extend Wentz to a 4 year, $128 million extension with over $107 million in guaranteed money, which will be the largest guaranteed contract in the National Football League. Carson Wentz will be signed with the … Continue reading Carson Wentz gets Extended! Good or Bad?
Despite the struggles, the Canucks have had ever since the 2014-2015 season. Last year looked promising despite them still finishing with a losing record. Elias Pettersson gave the Canucks a glance at the future by scoring their first goal of the season and towards the end, we had a look at Quinn Hughes and the speed and strength that he brought to the blue line. … Continue reading How The Canucks Can Get Themselves Back To The Top
We know who the NFL’s cream of the crop is, but which underdog teams could we see in Miami in February? Continue reading February Forecast: Super Bowl LIV’s Potential New Suitors
After Game 3 of the NBA Finals where the Toronto Raptors came out victorious against the Golden State Warriors, securing a 2-1 lead, many fans in Jurassic Park where ambivalent and enthused at their new position. This excitement led to a Raptors fan, now identified as 28 year old Tristan Warkentin, getting in front of a television crew that was interviewing bystanding fans and speaking … Continue reading Raptors Fan Arrested in Toronto, find out what he did and more!
Back in the 2007 NHL entry draft, the Dallas Stars selected Jamie Benn of the Victoria Grizzlies with 129th overall selection in the NHL draft. Even though he started his career with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL, 12 years later, he’s been consistently great for the Dallas Stars. The two time all star has shown why he belongs in this league. After being a … Continue reading The Dallas Stars, And Why They Can’t Win with their Current Roster
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley’s career could be in jeopardy and here is why: Todd Gurley has suffered from many injuries throughout his short and successful career in the NFL and college career. These include a pedal ankle sprain grade 2, a pedal toe turf toe, a knee strain grade 1, and last but not least, the one that could potentially be … Continue reading Is Todd Gurley’s Career a Concern?
The New York Jets decided to swing for the fences this offseason. They felt that they needed to gamble and they did just that with the signing of Le’Veon Bell. It is a risky move, Bell hasn’t played a game since 2017 after sitting out the 2018 season due to a contract dispute and although he did make the pro bowl that year he only … Continue reading Le’Veon Bell and the Jets Potential
In the last three years, the Cleveland Browns have won a total of eight regular season NFL football games. While this statistic is shocking, what is more surprising is that seven of their eight wins came this year. The Browns had one victory in 2016 and none in the 2017 season. For a team that is in the NFL, you simply cannot be putting up … Continue reading Is it time to believe in the Browns?
Portugal is set for the future and they have a 19-year-old rising star named Joao Felix who is ready to learn from Cristiano Ronaldo and be the country’s next hero. In the 2018/19 Campaign for Benfica, the Portuguese prospect tallied 20 goals and delivered 11 assists in 43 appearances. The young forward showed a lot of promise in his first season as a professional in … Continue reading Portugal’s Next Superstar
On March 12, 2011, a work stoppage was appointed to the players of the National Football League. The owners of the NFL and the NFL Players Association bartered and battled for four and a half months until the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was completely signed by both sides on July 25. Among the many topics that were brought up that summer, the NFL proposed the … Continue reading More Games, More Problems? Reviewing the Possibility of an 18-game NFL Schedule
With the draft just around the corner and the scouting combine in the rear view mirror. It is safe to say that Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko are a lock for the top 2 but the rest of the draft could go one way or another. Here is what I think this draft could look like with the prospects going to a team that would … Continue reading Top 5 Prospects Of The 2019 NHL Draft
The Cleveland Cavaliers landed the 5th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Although this is disappointing given that the Cavs shared the best odds to land the #1 overall pick with the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks, the 2019 draft class is loaded with top quality prospects. Also owning the 26th pick in the draft via a trade with the Houston Rockets, this means … Continue reading Breaking Down the Draft: The Cleveland Cavaliers
Now that Game 2 has concluded we look at the Toronto Raptors tied 1-1 in the series and headed to Oracle arena for a game 3 match up on Wednesday. Game 2 was a tough L for the Raps especially since they were tied with the Warriors until the third quarter. The Toronto Raptors were up 59-54 at the half but the Warriors out scored … Continue reading Is Drake doing anything wrong?
After winning the AFC South by going 10-6 in 2017, can a revamped Jacksonville team return to the playoffs? It was widely expected around the league that the team would return last year but for various reasons the team just flat out struggled to win games. They ended the year 5-11 with an even larger blaring hole at the quarterback position that they essentially ignored … Continue reading Are the Jacksonville Jaguars Playoff Bound?
With the season all wrapped up and the final table established, the champions Manchester City have successfully defended their title in an astonishing two-horse race with Liverpool. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur round out the top four and have earned the privilege of Champions League football for next season. Right behind them however, are Manchester United and Arsenal who have earned the lesser privilege of Europa … Continue reading 19/20 Premier League Preview
Indianapolis entered the offseason with a huge amount of cap space, so it was surprising to see them sit back and watch as big name free agents like Le’Veon Bell, Golden Tate, and Sheldon Richardson were scooped up by other teams. After going 10-6 and exiting the playoffs early, it seemed as though this young Colts team was just a piece or two away from … Continue reading Colts Conservative Offseason
Zion Williamson Forward 6’7, 285 lb Duke #1 My one and only knock on Zion is my growing concern of his weight gain translating to the Pro’s, past that he is one of the most dominant physical players I have ever seen. Stats: 22.6 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 2,1 apg, 2.1 spg, 1.8 bpg, 68% fg, 33% 3p, ortg: 133, drtg: 84 Zion Williamson is a … Continue reading Draft Profile: Zion Williamson
With the NBA Finals underway, many fans are beginning to speculate about the free agency destinations for superstars like Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, and Kevin Durant among many others. An underrated way to build a team that is often overlooked is through the trade market. We hear every season about players who could be on the trading block. This year the “trade class” … Continue reading Bold Trades that Would Have Everyone SHOOK
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Combo Guard 6’5, 205 lb Virginia Tech #4 The second best Canadian born player out of the draft, Walker has a lot to offer to the team that drafts him as he is one of the most versatile players in this draft class. Fr. 10.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.5 apg, 44% fg, 39% 3p, ortg: 106, drtg: 102 So. 16.2 ppg, 4.1 rpg, … Continue reading Draft Profile: Nickeil Alexander-Walker
Jimmy Butler was traded from the Timberwolves to the 76ers in hope to find himself a new home and in a way he did. A tough team and city but the team that was at times 6 deep only as no one could produce quality minutes or efforts off the bench. Philadelphia 18/19 Stats: 18.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 4.0 apg/ 46% fg 34% 3p What … Continue reading Where Should Jimmy Get Buckets?
Deandre Hunter, Virginia 6’7, 225 lb, 7’2 Wingspan Sophomore Stats: 15.2 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.0 apg/ 52%%fg 43% 3p Hunter was a huge upgrade this season for this Virginia program as many questioned if Hunter had any self-confidence at all as he was described as playing nervous and scared during his Freshman Year. His sophomore season he gave us look at his potential … Continue reading Draft Profile: Deandre Hunter
Following the Warriors clean sweep against the Portland Trail Blazers after coming back from a 15+ point deficit in games 2,3 and 4; they are poised to win the championship for the third straight time. Finally when the Toronto Raptors finished a 4 game win streak and closed out the series against the Milwaukee Bucks in 6 after being down 0-2 and against all odds. … Continue reading 2019 NBA Finals Preview
Ja Morant is quite possibly the undisputed 2nd pick in this upcoming 2019 NBA draft and will most likely be heading to Memphis to join the rebuilding Grizzlies. Ja Morant, Murray State 6’3, 175 lb Sophomore Year Stats: 24.5 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 10.0 APG/ 49% FG, 36% 3P I see multiple comparisons to Russell Westbrook and while there are various similarities I believe Morant is … Continue reading Draft Profile: Ja Morant
What else did you think was going to happen? Blazers upsetting the Warriors on their home court? That’s a good joke along with New York’s draft lottery chances every year. Anyways, the Golden State Warriors handily defeated the Portland Trailblazers 116-94 in the first game of the Western Conference Finals and narrowly beating them 114-111 in the second game. Game 1 Summary and Analysis Outscoring … Continue reading Warriors take first two games of Western Conference Finals in pursuit of Third Straight NBA Championship-Where do they go from here?
Alright everybody have a seat, this is gonna be a long one. This is the culmination of a number of NBA fans’ hopes, prayers, and wishes and while some may rejoice, others will scream in agony (I’m talking to you Zain Haider @badbiryani on IG and Twitter). What’s everybody here for? One word, four letters. ZION. The grand prize of the NBA Draft Lottery will … Continue reading Breaking down NOLA’s future after receiving the 1st Pick in the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery
For the 3rd straight season the Oklahoma City Thunder have been knocked out of the playoffs in the first round. This season it was a 4-1 series loss to the 3rd seed, the Portland Trail Blazers. Let’s take a look at this series before we look at solutions. Game one: Oklahoma @ Portland. It was a 104-99 win for the Trail Blazers. Trail Blazers: Damian … Continue reading The Thunder Tragedy.
The news broke tonight of Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s resignation as President of Basketball Operations and the basketball gods look down in hearty laughter. The hopeful return of the “Showtime Lakers” will unfortunately not be overseen by the Hall of Fame former floor general for the Laker franchise. After a dissapointing year with the Lakers with a plethora of miseries including— not being able to establish a … Continue reading Opinion: “Magic” Johnson Steps Down, Los Angeles in Shambles
MEMPHIS – On Wednesday, Curry and Durant scored 28 each to secure a win over Valanciunas and Conley in the FedExForum. Kevin Durant only missed 1 shot on the night, going 12-13 from the field, 1-1 from the three point line and knocking down three singles at the line. His 6’3 counterpart Curry finished the game going 7-20 on the court, and making 50% of … Continue reading Conley passes Marc Gasol to become the franchise all-time leading scorer in a loss to the Warriors, 118-102
On April 11 2018, Devin Armani Booker, 13th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft to the Phoenix suns, told media “I’m done with not making the playoffs”.
Looks like that quote didn’t age well. Continue reading Can the Phoenix Suns build a contending team around Devin Booker?
As the season draws to a conclusion, I have decided to reflect on the rankings bleacher report provided us at the beginning of the season for the top 100 players. Noticing this list was very outdated, I decided, it’s time for a new, updated list. So allow me to introduce to you, the NBA Alerts Official Top 100 Players Rankings! All stats in this … Continue reading Top 100 NBA Players This Season
In a matter of days the Oklahoma City Thunder have dropped from 3rd seed to 8th. This is what the basic standings show anyway. In truth they are tied for 6th seed with the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers. These three teams are 7.0 games behind the leaders of the west, the Golden State Warriors. They are all 7.0 games ahead of … Continue reading The Next Step For The Thunder.
When you hear the name Andre Drummond what do you think? Growing up near UConn it’s hard for me to think about him in a negative way but there’s a lot to this mans life that not many people know about. Andre Drummond has caused some problems that has affected his family in a ton of different ways. I actually have the pleasure of being … Continue reading Andre Drummond: The Untold Truth
Today I will be ranking the top 3 players in a few different areas of basketball. This will be based on statistics and my individual opinion. Hope you enjoy. Top 3 Shooters Steph Curry Are you honestly surprised. Steph Curry could be the best shooter this game has ever seen. Year after year, Curry continues to expand his range. To this day he remains one … Continue reading Ranking The Top 3 Players in Every Category
The hype is all around Duke and Zion Williamson, It makes no sense because he is not even the best player on his team. This is R.J Barrett 6’7 Small Forward for the Duke Blue Devils The most NBA ready player in the projected 2019 NBA draft 23.3 ppg – 7.4 rpg – 4.1 apg – 46% fg – 32% 3p A Canadian native who … Continue reading The Maple Mamba
John Collins was the 19th overall pick in the 2017 draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Collins was a promising young talent drafted out of Wake Forest where he played 2 seasons 13 points a game while snagging 7 boards per game. Collins also shot a ridiculous 60% from the field in his college stint. Collins showed a lot of promise in his rookie year and … Continue reading Under the Radar: John Collins
On Christmas Eve in 2018 I wrote about: TRAE YOUNG AND HIS SHOOTING WOES/ http://nbaalertsofficial.com/2018/12/24/trae-young-and-his-shooting-woes Since this date, Trae has slowly developed his game but after the last couple of weeks, it seems the time is now. 2 months later I think he has found comfort in the Pros……… good luck NBA. Since December 124th, 2018 the past 30 games he has averaged: 20.4 … Continue reading Trae Young: A Star In the Making
History has proven that players who win Most Improved, often times become superstars in the league. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor Oladipo and perhaps Pascal Siakam are all names that come to mind. But lets look at some potential future MIP players… 1. Jeremy Lamb Jeremy Lamb is shaping up to be the number two man behind Hornets superstar Kemba Walker. Both of these players will be … Continue reading 5 Players Who Could Win Most Improved Next Season
It’s almost March, which means that the NBA standings are beginning to solidify themselves into who we could see in the playoffs. In the East, a massive battle ensues, realistically between getting the 6th seed, and the 11th seed. In the West, no team is truly safe, as the Warriors sit 11 wins over the Kings who hold the 9th seed. Today I’ll be breaking … Continue reading Playoff Battle Heating Up!
If there’s one thing sports fans love, it’s a good comeback story. Comeback stories demonstrate perseverance, heart, discipline and passion. The best thing about a comeback story is that it can happen to anyone, anytime. Many stories, like Derrick Rose’s revival have shook the league and truly inspired many. Today we’re going to have a look at 5 of the greatest comeback stories, that are … Continue reading 5 Potential Comeback Stories
Russ and PG went off last night. A combined 88 out of 148 points last night in double overtime against the Jazz. Jazz beat Thunder 4-2 in the first round of the playoffs last season, but the team showed a great attitude and came out on top. Russ played 43 minutes and got 43 points, 8 assists and 15 rebounds. He shot 51.7% from the … Continue reading The Gods Of Thunder.
Lakeem Jackson is perhaps one of the most hardworking athletes looking to make a shot at the big leagues basketball has seen in the past seven years. Continue reading The Life of Lakeem Jackson
We have now hit the All-Star Break and it is time to put in some Awards for the season thus far. We have had an exciting season and this has been of the best and most competitive seasons I have witnessed. Many crazy moments and plays but the best of all we have had many surprises. This was one of the hardest lists I had … Continue reading Mid Season Awards
Lonzo Ball is one of the more recognized musicians in the basketball community. Although many of his rap songs are actually just promotional music for his shoe brand “Big Baller Brand” some people don’t realize Lonzo Ball can actually rap. Ball has already hilariously featured in a lip-sync battle, but this time, Ball went for the big fish. Joining “Drop The Mic” Lonzo decided to … Continue reading Lonzo Ball GOES OFF on T-Pain!!!
In 2014 with the 46th pick overall in the second round the Los Angeles Lakers selected Jordan Clarkson out of Mizzou. This 2nd round pickup ended up being a 1st team all rookie and has excelled in the NBA since his arrival. With the Lakers he was always known as an athletic player who could attack the rim. His jumper was good but the Lakers … Continue reading Under The Radar: Jordan Clarkson
Let’s take a trip back to the start of the 2016 NBA season. The Kings were stuck in turmoil, but had promising pieces like Willie-Cauley Stein (drafted 6th in 2015) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (Traded to Kings from the Suns in the previous offseason). They still had DeMarcus Cousins on the roster. However, trade rumors had been swirling for years, and the team’s future was looking … Continue reading Sacramento Kings: A Feel-Good Story
24.6 ppg – 6.7 apg “Devin Booker is the best scorer under the age of 23”- JL2 I predicted the Suns would be the 8th seed because I knew how good Devin Booker was. The problem lies within the franchise itself but that has not stopped Booker from developing. He has bumped his assists to 2 more a game and his game looks better than … Continue reading Under The Radar: Devin Booker
Team Chemistry is something that can not be taught at the NBA level. It is something that can make the difference between making it to the Finals and losing in the first round. A great example for a comparison would be between the Warriors and the Timberwolves of last season. The Warriors were built from the draft, and the players were given time to adjust … Continue reading Celtics Teaching the NBA How Valuable Team Chemistry Is
While James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo are putting up monster numbers and sitting at #1 and #2 on the NBA mvp race, Nikola Jokic is averaging 20 points, 10.5 rebounds and nearly 8 assists and sitting 2nd in the West with a record of 38-18. After signing Nikola Jokic to a five-year, $147 million contract, the Denver Nuggets have been at the top of the … Continue reading Is Nikola Jokic an MVP candidate?
According to multiple reports, Turkish big man Enes Kanter will sign with the Portland Trailblazers. Previously, Enes Kanter had been part of the deal package that sent small forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kanter to the New York Knicks. Prior to landing in New York, Kanter had been on the Utah Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kanter had played a … Continue reading Portland adds Kanter
Isaiah Thomas of the Denver Nuggets, once known for being the centerpiece of the Celtics not too long ago, has been an afterthought this season. However, that is only because he has been sidelined with a hip injury. Hip injuries aren’t to be laughed at, because Thomas has missed 11 months with that lingering injury. The injury links back to the Celtics-Cavs blockbuster trade for … Continue reading Isaiah Thomas to Make Return Tonight
What is it that makes a great player? Some would argue overall accolades, others would argue statistics game to game. I argue for the passion of the game. What better player to prove the argument that passion can prove a great player in Markeith Terrell Cummings, guard/forward out of Birmingham, Alabama? For Markeith Cummings, basketball has been running in his family. In an exclusive interview, … Continue reading Markeith Cummings: a story of passion
On Sunday, the Toronto Raptors announced that they have signed forward Chris Boucher to a standard NBA contract. Originally, Boucher had signed a two-way player contract with the club in October (2019). Due to the team policy, the financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boucher spent 23 games with the Raptors 905 (G League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors), with a stat line … Continue reading Chris Boucher signs with the Raptors
Believe it or not, there is more beyond just the NCAA and NBA basketball leagues. There are many professional leagues outside the US which go heavily unnoticed. You may have heard of the usual Euro players like Luka Doncic, and Kristaps Porzingis, but there are so many other players out there who are just one good break away from the NBA. One thing NBA fans … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Jonathan Williams!
The trade deadline has passed, and now, it’s time for us to decide who won and who didn’t over the last week. We’ll be considering any somewhat recent trades for our analysis today. We will also not be considering teams or players who should’ve made a trade or been traded; this article will focus solely on players and teams involved in the trades. WINNER: Dallas Mavericks Dallas … Continue reading Winners and Losers from the Trade Deadline
The NBA trade deadline has passed, and with it a bunch of trades set up to shake the landscape of the NBA. In this article, we’ll quickly glance over every trade made during the month of February (the Kristaps trade will not be counted, only any trade after). If you’re looking to glance over every single trade, see the attached link below each trade breakdown. … Continue reading Deals of the Deadline: 2018-2019
Former New York Knicks big man Enes Kanter is no doubt a special character in the NBA. He famously missed a game this season because he literally ate 7 triple patty burgers and got sick on his cheat day. But some of Kanter’s less fun happenings involve the Turkish government. You may have heard about Enes Kanter not travelling to London out of fear of … Continue reading Why Enes Kanter Could End Up in Jail!!!
As trade talks get more serious between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Los Angeles Lakers in a deal that would send (at the minimum) Anthony Davis to join forces with LeBron James in Los Angeles, the reality of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball being shipped off in a deal sinks in deeper. Whatever team picks up Lonzo Ball will of course also pick up … Continue reading LaVar Ball says NO to ‘Zo in NO
Just when I think James Dolan couldn’t top Dan Gilbert for being the worst NBA owner, Dolan goes and gives himself a fair argument for that debate. Just in; the Knicks have traded their franchise player and young star in Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks. The details as we know it to be for now are below: Mavericks Recieve: Kristaps Porzingis Courtney Lee Tim … Continue reading Mark Cuban Does it Again, A New Dynasty is Created in Dallas….
NEW YORK – On Wednesday night’s home game against the Dallas Mavericks, head coach David Fizdale decided to check in frustrated Knicks center Enes Kanter, who last checked into a game 5 matches ago against his former team (Oklahoma City Thunder) where he notched 11 points in 19 minutes of play. Upon being checked into the court, Kanter approached the logo in the middle of … Continue reading Knick’s Kanter kisses logo in response to getting rare playing time
Today I will be taking 3 crazy trade scenarios that probably will not happen but are technically possible and can actually happen. These trades I believe will put Anthony Davis in a winning position and set him up to resign in free agency and add more firepower. I understand the NBA community is drooling over him to the Lakers but these 2 trades are definitely … Continue reading Crazy Landing Spots For Anthony Davis
Lonzo Ball is 1 of 3 Basketball stars from the Big Baller Brand company founded by their father Lavar Ball. Lonzo attended UCLA for 1 year where he was pehnomenal and averaged: 14.6 ppg – 6.0 rpg – 7.6 apg 55% fg – 41% 3p – 67% ft Lonzo was best known for his father making crazy claims about his son being better than Stephen … Continue reading Is Lonzo Ball A Bust?
The NBA is in the endgame now. Despite the Los Angeles Lakers holding Stephen Curry to 11 points on poor efficiency, limiting Kevin Durant to 20 points, and forcing Demarcus Cousins and Draymond Green to combine for 13 points, they still lost this home game to the Golden State Warriors, thanks to #11 for the team in blue. This is what the media was saying the … Continue reading Klay Thompson lights Staples Center for 44 en route to a 130-111 win over Lakers
Per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the former All-Star Forward Carmelo Anthony has been traded from the Houston Rockets to the Chicago Bulls. At 34 years old, Anthony has hit a career low after yet another failed experiment with a new team. “Melo” will join the champion of the “Tank Wars”, a term coined by Bleacher Report in describing the 104-88 Bulls win against the Cleveland … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Carmelo Anthony Headed to Chi-Town
Today, we’ll be looking into 1 Player, every team should look to trade. Now this is not necessarily because they are bad or expensive, it could just be because their trade value is so high, or they are not a good fit. At the end of the day, I just want to apologize to the people who’s favorite player I believe should be traded. Sorry. … Continue reading One Player Every Team Should Consider Trading
Nikola Vucevic has been playing at an extremely high level this season but no one seems to care due to the poor performance of the Orlando Magic. For those that do not know he has been playing at a high level for many seasons but again…. he plays for the Orlando Magic. In his 7 seasons with Orlando he has averaged a double double 5 … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR NIKOLA VUCEVIC
Over the years, the NBA has come up with some strange and unique policies. Coming from the fantasy draft rule that essentially states if 5 or more players on a team die, the team can draft players from other teams to fill their roster, all the way to… upside down headbands? The NBA has done it all. In this article, I will highlight a few … Continue reading 7 Accessories the NBA BANNED!!!
In the NBA, it seems like each player gets labeled with a certain stereotype. Sometimes these stereotypes are unfairly given and based on one or two situations that do not define that person at all. Most of these stereotypes are wrong and are only used for humor. If you look at facts and statistics you can see where these stereotypes are false. James Harden’s Defense: … Continue reading NBA Player Stereotypes
There is three things in America that are for certain Death, Taxes and no one is a bigger fan of Jrue Holiday than me. Jrue is having a great season He is averaging career highs of 20.7 ppg – 8.3 apg – 1.7 spg Jrue is an all hustle player. He can get you buckets when needed and he can run your offense. An underrated … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: JRUE HOLIDAY
Four topics featuring news all over the basketball world, from the reigning powers in the West Coast to the 360 whopper placed in the rim by Zion Williamson. Continue reading January’s Four for Nine
Rockets GM Daryl Morey stirred up a lot of talk and controversy recently by saying that Harden could be the best offensive player ever in the NBA. It’s stoll premature in my opinion to say this but at least he’s turned eyes away from the “GOAT” conversation for a moment. He believes Harden is at least in the conversation which is debatable. After he recent … Continue reading Is James Harden the Greatest Offensive Player Ever?
In the pre-season I predicted the Pacers would land in the 5th seed in the East. With a great coach like Nate McMillan and a strong all-around team they have been able to surprise a-lot of people. The lay are currently sitting at the 3rd seed (26-13) in the East and may be the 4th best team behind Milwaukee, Toronto and Boston. Last season the … Continue reading DO NOT SLEEP ON INDIANA
The 2017 NBA Rookie Class let tremendous players in Donovan Mitchell, Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum, Lonzo Ball and more showcase their talents on the big stages all across North America. And of course, with every NBA Draft, there are players that didn’t get to showcase their talents on the court in their rookie season. Going into this season, these players were predicted to break free from their rookie slump and show flashes that they belonged … Continue reading The five most disappointing sophomores so far
Stepping away from basketball, I would like to analyze the off court “issues” that “The King” has gotten himself into, as he is arguably the most scrutinized players in the modern era. As of late the Los Angeles Lakers superstar, LeBron James has been caught up in many controversies. Ranging from quoting a rap song lyric with the words “Jewish money” to claiming that NFL owners … Continue reading LeBron James, The King of Controversy
Jimmy Butler is on a different career timeline than Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. Continue reading The Problem With Philadelphia’s Big Three
Before we look at his last 11 games and I explain how great his numbers are lets look at the tear he already is on this season. LeBron James came into this season as the MVP favorite and they are all half-right but it is a different James that is leading the MVP race. His name is James Harden aka The Beard and he has … Continue reading JAMES HARDEN IS ON FIRE
103 Thunder – 105 Nuggets; Russell Westbrook has 47 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists, and it could all become meaningless with a single missed shot. He knew that, head coach Billy Donovan knew that, and the fans watching on TV or at the Pepsi Center knew that. Kyle Singler is handed the game ball by the referee to throw in from the side, OKC possession with 2.9 seconds … Continue reading Westbrook; the art of excellence
The All Star participants voting list was just released. Obviously, there’s some surprises. Some of the first things we were all thinking when we saw the list; Luka Doncic over AD and KD??? Jeremy Lin? Dwyane Wade second in East guards? Derrick Rose second in west guards?. There’s obviously a lot of debate about whether some of the players who were included on the list, … Continue reading 5 Players You Forgot to Vote Into the All Star Game
The Pacers are 25-12 with the second best net rating in the entire league. The year that they’re having so far is absolutely amazing. Why is there no buzz surrounding this team? Last season, the Pacers shattered expectations and massively outperformed what was expected out of them before the start of the 2017-2018 season. Behind the emergence of Victor Oladipo, a balanced offense and defense, … Continue reading The Pacers: Legit Contenders or Master Pretenders?
Warriors Superstar Point Guard Stephen Curry is one of the best players in the league and the greatest shooter of all time. He is not the very normal type though, he has an extreme foot fetish, chews on a mouth guard and much more as we count down the five most unusual facts about Stephen Curry 5. Pregame Tunnel Shot- Now this one is not … Continue reading Five Little Known Facts About Stephen Curry
LeBron James days ago he proclaimed himself, the goat. It can not be denied, that he is the most complete player of his generation, brilliant, phenomenal, the favorite player of many. Among many other virtues. But early in the 80s, 1984, the Chicago Bulls acquired Michael Jeffrey Jordan, at that time a talented player who had won everything in the NCAA with North Carolina. And … Continue reading The real, the only one!
Steven Adams aka The guy you do not want to fight is having a great season and I think he should be worthy of some all star votes. I was very critical of the Contract the Thunder gave Steven Adams but I could of never predicted he would live up to it. Ever since Kevin Durant signed with Golden State we have seen consistent improvement … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: STEVEN ADAMS
When Oklahoma City Thunder were playing the New Orleans Pelicans on the 6th November 2018 Russell Westbrook rolled his ankle in the third quarter of the game after landing on Anthony Davis’ foot. Since then Westbrook has been struggling on the offensive end of the court. specifically his shooting and scoring. On the 23rd December he scores 8 points going 3-17 from the field and … Continue reading Russ’ Shooting Slump and Thunders future.
The NBA season is in full swing and there is no clear playoff picture. The West is stacked beyond belief and the East has it solid contenders along with a bunch of .500 teams scrapping for a playoff spot. The West has much intrigue currently with every team but the Suns fighting for a playoff spot. There are my Western Conference Rankings: DENVER NUGGETS- Record: … Continue reading NBA WEST TOP 5 TEAMS
Enes Kanter is loved by many in the NBA. He’s just overall a great guy and is one of the only players who would give it all for an organization. However, it’s hard for a player to give it his all when playing time and winning becomes an issue. Most people have heard of the term ”tanking” which is when a team purposely loses games … Continue reading Kanter Frustrated, Hints at Trade Possibility
John Wall, Superstar Point Guard and one of the faster players in the game in the past has become the most untradeable piece in the NBA right now. He has been injury prone his whole career. His jump shot has never been there. His leadership has been questionable. He has not go along with coaches or fellow teammates. His once elite defense did not show … Continue reading John Wall: The Most Untradeable Player in the NBA
In today’s generation, NBA viewers consider the NBA to “soft” or “weak”. The reason of this accusation are because of these obscure calls the refs are calling such as the technical calls for laughing on the bench or waving at the referees and etc. The following are rules you did not know about: 1)Broken Glass Technical Foul In the past, the rims were not as … Continue reading 7 NBA Rules you didn’t know about…
A little bit of height conserveracy has been hitting the NBA as of late. This time it’s with superstar 76ers center Joel Embiid who is listed at 7 foot officially by the NBA, but at home games is announced and introduced at 7 foot 2 inches. While this may seem like a small difference the significance of these two inches is big. Embiid would be … Continue reading Joel Embiid’s Real Height and the Possible East Championships
So far Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Paul George has had a Marvelous season putting up outstanding numbers in most of his games. On the 6th December Thunder played the Brooklyn Nets and George got 47 points which is 1 point short of his career high of 48 points. Looking at his overall stats from his first season with the Thunder and this season you can … Continue reading Paul George- Season Comparisons and Future MVP?
Without any doubt, The Toronto Raptors havé established themselves as a championship contender with Kawhi Leonard playing out of his mind, Kyle Lowry having a career year at the age of 32 and Serge Ibaka finally finding a role on the team. The Raptors hold the best record in the NBA currently 26-10. The Raptors definitely have the fire power to win a championship but … Continue reading 4 players Toronto should trade for…
Dwyane Tyrone Wade, also known as Dwyane Wade or The Flash, has played majority of his basketball career in the NBA playing for the Miami Heat. He had a very rough path to becoming the future hall of famer we know him for. Personal Life Being a Chicago native, Wade’s upbringing was described as very difficult. He stated that his mom already had two children … Continue reading SHOCKING Dwyane Wade facts that you never knew!!!
During Christmas Day game LeBron James left the game with a Groin Injury. LeBron James left the game after he felt a “pop” in his groin. He grabbed the inside of his leg for a while just before leaving the court. According to the IRMs that took place today (December 26, 2018), the reports concluded that LeBron James has a clean Groin. He will be … Continue reading LeBron James Tweets about Injury!
This guy literally had 1 second footage congrats…. A monstrous Lakers victory over the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena almost turned disastrous when LeBron James limped off with an apparent groin injury after slipping on the court. After exiting the game, the King made his way to the locker room– and a Warriors fan tried to record a cheeky video of the hobbled superstar. Oracle Arena security, however, was … Continue reading Security Immediately Shuts Down Warriors Fan Trying to Take Footage of Injured LeBron..
Mavs rookie surprised his mother for Christmas with a brand new house. What better way to thank the sacrifices she had to make so that he could reach the NBA? What would you offer to your mother if you had the chance to thanks her? Continue reading YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT DARYL MACON OFFER HIS MOTHER FOR CHRISTMAS!!
It’s time to vote for your 2019 All-star players!! Do you want to see who I picked up? There is the link to go vote: on.nba.com/2Lp27Lb Continue reading It’s TIME TO VOTE!!
Trae Young was the most hyped player coming into the 2018 draft and was attracting global attention as he was putting on a tear in Oklahoma and people were comparing him to Stephen Curry. Young was the first player in college basketball ever to lead the country in scoring and assists. 27 ppg – 3 rpg – 8 apg – 42% fg – 36% 3p … Continue reading TRAE YOUNG AND HIS SHOOTING WOES
It seems impossible. The possibility that the Lakers can land two more generational players. With wild rumors floating around the league involving the Lakers, there is a possibility that two more top 5 players in the league land with the Lakers in the near future. First, I would like to set up why this could happen. Anthony Davis is no stranger to LeBron or the … Continue reading The Next Super Team? How the Lakers could Land KD and AD
Christmas is a special time of year, where everyone gathers together and enjoys each others company. Of course, every Christmas day here on NBA Basketball we see matches of their own being played on the big stages and the big markets. It’s no surprise the New York Knicks have one of, if not the best markets in the NBA. Each game at the Garden presents the NBA … Continue reading A recap on Christmas with the NBA
June 25, 2009 and on… Wardell “Stephen” Curry II is drafted in the 1st round with the 7th overall pick. Thus, a new era begins. Steph Curry proceeds to prove all doubters wrong as he shows he can play in the NBA, putting up the following numbers: 17.5 PPG 5.9 APG 4.5 RPG 46.2% FG Percentage 43.7% 3-Point Percentage 166 3-Pointers Made (Most all-time by a rookie at that … Continue reading The Golden Dynasty
The Atlanta Hawks took on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Gardens for their third matchup; Atlanta hoping to steal a win after being down 2-0 in the series. Both teams sit at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, fighting for the higher lottery pick, having only won 7 games (Hawks) and 9 games (Knicks) going into their face off on Friday. Ultimately, the Atlanta Hawks would best the short-handed Knicks … Continue reading Hawks seal victory against Knicks; 114-107
The rockets were a top 3 team last year. They were the best offensive team shooting highest number of three pointers per game scoring 112.4 points per game. They were top contenders for the championship as they were led by the reining MVP James Harden before Chris Paul went down with an injury last year during the WCF against Golden State. Rockets Shooting Struggles Since … Continue reading The Struggles of the Rockets
When you hear the name Dion Waiters, you may not think about him as an NBA star. You may just think about him as an average NBA player. This type of thinking is what fuels him to be better. Waiters has been sidelined for nearly a whole year after getting surgery on his ankle in January. He was told that the surgery would keep him … Continue reading How Will Dion Waiters Bounce Back?
Dear Dr. James Naismith, the least way I have to thank you is to play Basketball, your sport. Thank you so much! Thank you for what? for creating Basketball. Without this sport we would not have athletes helping our society by inspiring young people to believe in their dreams. 127 years already that this sport exists, at the beginning it was only for entertainment, now … Continue reading Dear Dr. James Naismith
Derrick Rose is on a mission to prove that he can still play NBA Basketball. Derrick Rose was drafted #1 overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 draft class and immediately proved he belonged in the NBA by winning the ROTY award. Two years later, on the Chicago Bulls, he was crowned the title of youngest MVP ever, notching 25 points per night and 7.7 assists. During … Continue reading Derrick Rose headlines Sixth Man of the Year race
Isaiah Thomas was known as the steal of the 2011 Draft as he was drafted 60th overall by the Sacramento Kings. He went from being Boston Superstar to being traded for Kyrie Irving. The following is Thomas’s career timeline: Feb. 19, 2015: Thomas is traded to Boston Thomas had been the last pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, thrived for the Sacramento Kings anyway, was dealt by … Continue reading What happen to IT4?
In a generation of professional basketball highlighted by “superteams” with multiple superstars, there have been less talented teams with surprisingly good records this season. One of these teams is the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks are sitting at a very comfortable 2nd place in the Eastern Conference (20-9), only trailing the Kawhi Leonard led Toronto Raptors. Don’t get me wrong, the Greek Freak has had an … Continue reading Why Mike Budenholzer Wins Coach of the Year
We all get astonished at the scoring abilities of the NBA’s elite players and marvel in awe at the way they do it at times. I’ll break down the top 5 scoring leaders in terms of PPG show how they score. James Harden – 31.5 PPG: James Harden is scoring over 30 points per game, shooting 45.4% from the field, and so far shooting 37.1% from … Continue reading Breaking Down the Top 5 Scoring Leaders and How They do It
Coming into the 2017 draft there was a-lot of hype around Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum. I on the other hand was keeping a very close eye on 6’3 De’Aaron Fox out of Kentucky because he just had a great feel for the game, high IQ, Great potential and was super quick. At Kentucky he averaged: 16.7 ppg – 4.0 rpg – 4.6 … Continue reading WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY?
Are the Denver Nuggets guaranteed to go on playoffs? Are they contenders? These are the reasons that lead me to say yes! They have an excellent start. The best start since 1976-77. The last time they had a great start to the season, they made it to the conference semifinals, but lost in six games against Seattle, unable to make the conference final. They have … Continue reading Are the Nuggets a contender team?
Let’s take a blast to the past and look at a few monumental moments on this date, December 18. December 18, 1960 On this date in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors (now Golden State Warriors) recorded an impressive double-double, recording an astonishing 32 points and 38 rebounds! Wilt and the Warriors went on to win this game against Oscar Robertson and the Cincinnati … Continue reading On This Date In NBA History – December 18
What a night for the Thunder last night! With a lead that never wavered the Thunder demolished the Chicago Bulls at Chesapeake Energy Arena. They we 20 points up at halftime at 64-44. Unfortunately for the Bulls they were unable to bring it back in the second half taking their record to 7-24. Thunder are […]
It’s not hard to find something hilarious from the situation. Whether it’s the double step-back travel, Harden’s comment on his travel, or the whole thing inevitably blowing up on social media, this whole situation was crazy. As much as Harden is criticized for his way of drawing fouls and getting away with calls, this moment will definitely be pointed out as he drew 3 free … Continue reading James Harden’s Ridiculous Double Step-Back Travel
New York, NY – Emmanuel Mudiay and Devin Booker, two elite 2015 NBA Draft picks square off at Madison Square Gardens to fight for a win at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Despite both teams making it clear this season is a tank job, the Phoenix Suns are on a two game win streak against the Mavericks and Timberwolves. The New York Knicks are looking for their 10th win of the season behind recent great play from Kevin Knox and Emmanuel … Continue reading Suns dismantle Knicks 128-110
We’ve already seen a few trades that have been interesting to say the least with Jimmy Butler ending up in Philadelphia and Mathew Dellavendova going back to Cleveland. Though, would it hurt to see some more trades that could affect standings in the NBA? Nah. With that being said, here are some interesting trade scenarios that are possible. Lakers Get a Shooter We all know … Continue reading 4 Trades That Would Shake up the NBA
The Houston Rockets have waived Chinese center Zhou Qi. This season he played only 1 minute. Last season he played 6 minutes per game averaged 1.3 points, 1.2 rebs. In my opinion not bad for the time he plays. He played 19 games in 2 seasons for the Rockets. Continue reading Houston Rockets waived a potential future all-star player.
Russell Westbrook has overtaken Jason Kidd for the third most career triple-doubles with 108. The standings now go – Oscar Robertson At 181 – Magic Johnson At 138 – Russell Westbrook At 108 Saturday evening at 9pm ET Westbrook overtook Kobe Bryant for 30th place in most career assists. This doesn’t sound like much but it’s still an achievement. Westbrook is now the 2nd all … Continue reading Russell Westbrook- Recent Achievements.
An MRI revealed that Otto Porter Jr. has a Grade II strain of his right Vastus medialis (muscle that’s part of the quadriceps and extends to the knee). Porter is expected to sit out about another week, The Post has learned. Continue reading Otto Porter jr. Out for another week.
The Oklahoma City Thunder has picked up option on Coach Billy Donovan’s contract for the 2019-20 season, the fifth year on his original deal, league source tells ESPN. Donovan is the fourth winningest coach with same team over his four years, behind Kerr, Popovich and Stevens. Continue reading Oklahoma City Thunder has picked up Option on Coach Billy Donovan
Rajon Rondo (broken hand) has been assigned to the South Bay Lakers for a rehab stint. He was injured Nov. 14 and underwent surgery at the time. Rondo will not play Tuesday in Brooklyn. The Lakers’ next game after that is Friday at home against New Orleans. Continue reading Rajon Rondo assigned to the South Bay!
EASTERN CONFERENCE Thad Young becomes the third Pacer to received the conference POW honors over the last 10 years, joining Paul George and Victor Oladipo. Young averaged 18.8pts, 9.8rebs and 3.8asts per game over the last four, on top of playing great defense. WESTERN CONFERENCE: James Harden Harden averaged 37pts, 7.7rebs, 8.3 AST per game. Continue reading Players of the Week!!
Collin sexton had a little surprise when he got back to his car. The veterans filled Collin Sexton’s car with popcorn after he did not buy donuts for them. Video: Via: Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers! Continue reading Collin Sexton’s car got filled of Popcorn!