Portugal’s Next Superstar

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

Draft Profile: Deandre Hunter

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

Trae Young: A Star In the Making

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

Under The Radar: Jordan Clarkson

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

Crazy Landing Spots For Anthony Davis

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

BRANDON INGRAM SHOULD BE TRADED WHILE HE CAN

Brandon Ingram is a good talent with what many believe to be “superstar potential”, I do not agree with this. Before the season started I said Kyle Kuzma was going to be Lebron’s Scottie Pippen. Ingram has the intangibles and is a Kevin Durant build who has a similar skillset. He has an all around game: Shoot, Drive, Pass and defend. I just do not … Continue reading BRANDON INGRAM SHOULD BE TRADED WHILE HE CAN

WAS LAST NIGHTS GAME IN CANADA OUR FINALS PREVIEW?

On November 29th the Golden State Warriors were set to face off the Toronto Raptors who picked up right where they left off the previous season. Stephen Curry announced he was returning from a groin injury on Saturday versus Detroit and Draymond Green was out with a toe Injury. The Raptors won what has been called the “Game Of The Year” 131-128 in an OT … Continue reading WAS LAST NIGHTS GAME IN CANADA OUR FINALS PREVIEW?

THE NEW AND IMPROVED MILWUAKEE BUCKS

The Milwuakee Bucks were the 7th seed with a 44-38 record in the Eastern Conference and were knocked out in the First Round in a 7 game series vs Boston.  They overachieved last year and this year they have done the same thing and the number 1 difference is Coaching.  Mike Budenholzer was brought in this year to revitalize this team and help it improve … Continue reading THE NEW AND IMPROVED MILWUAKEE BUCKS

5 MVP CANDIDATES OFF TO A HOT START AT THE QUARTER MARK

Kawhi Leonard 24.7 ppg- 8.5 rpg- 3.0 apg W-L (12-5) Kawhi is bringing the pressure on both ends of the floor this season and it has helped his team start right where they left off last regular season. Claiming sole possession of the #1 seed in the eastern conference. Nick Nurse has done a great job and everyone seems to be benefiting from his version … Continue reading 5 MVP CANDIDATES OFF TO A HOT START AT THE QUARTER MARK

LOOKING AT THE JIMMY BUTLER TRADE OFFER FROM THE ROCKETS

Daryl Morey is not trying to wait to compete for a championship and he notices the struggles and weaknesses they have at the moment. After losing Ariza and Mbah A Moute the Rockets picked up Carmelo Anthony and the defense is just not good enough to compete. Daryl Morey put on his big boy pants and decided to go all out for Jimmy Buckets rather … Continue reading LOOKING AT THE JIMMY BUTLER TRADE OFFER FROM THE ROCKETS

WHICH DEBUT HAS BEEN THE BEST OF KING JAMES CAREER?

Before we rank the debuts of LeBron’s career lets go ahead and look at his total averages over his 4 debuts that include twice in Cleveland, Once in Miami and once in Los Angeles.  All of his Debuts were losses 24.8 ppg- 5.5 apg- 6.8 rpg 49% fg  and 18% 3p  List: Best to last  Rookie Debut in Cleveland 25 pts- 9 ast- 8 reb- … Continue reading WHICH DEBUT HAS BEEN THE BEST OF KING JAMES CAREER?

THE LEGACY OF THE FLASH: A LETTER TO DWYANE WADE

  On Thursday June 28th, 2003 the emotions were packed in New York as the NBA draft was about to begin.  The 5th pick is about to be announced and my family and i are eager to see who Miami picks. They select Dwyane Wade from Marquette university, a Chicago native. From that moment on I had no idea the impact one person could make … Continue reading THE LEGACY OF THE FLASH: A LETTER TO DWYANE WADE

WHEN ARE WE GOING TO HOLD PAT RILEY ACCOUNTABLE?

Pat Riley is in my hot seat coming into this season, Miami Heat fans have given him this “godfather” persona. Is he really on that level right now? Many of his signings and decision since the end of the Big 3 era are short from questionable. To begin with this horrendous run for the past few years its down to the contracts we have given … Continue reading WHEN ARE WE GOING TO HOLD PAT RILEY ACCOUNTABLE?

DALLAS MAVERICKS FANS SHOULD BE EXCITED FOR THE FUTURE

In 2011 the Dallas Mavericks had a peak in franchise history during the NBA season putting a collection of talent together like Jason Kidd, Jason Terry, Shawn Marion, Tyson Chandler and Dirk Nowitzki They went 57-25 and won the NBA finals against the Miami Heat (4-2) and beat the superteam trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Lets take a look at the … Continue reading DALLAS MAVERICKS FANS SHOULD BE EXCITED FOR THE FUTURE

NBA SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR RACE IS A GOOD ONE

1. Eric Gordon- Houston Rockets 17-18 Stats 18 ppg- 2.5 rpg- 2.2 apg 42.8% fg and 35.9% from 3 Eric Gordon is now the favorite to win the sixth man of the year back to back seasons. With Houston losing key players like Luc Mbah A Moute and Trevor Ariza they will need less of the scoring and more grit and grind defense from the … Continue reading NBA SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR RACE IS A GOOD ONE