Way Too Early Power Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season

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

The Raptors Road To The Finals.

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.

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

Breaking Down the Draft: The Cleveland Cavaliers

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

Bold Trades that Would Have Everyone SHOOK

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

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

Warriors take first two games of Western Conference Finals in pursuit of Third Straight NBA Championship-Where do they go from here?

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?

Breaking down NOLA’s future after receiving the 1st Pick in the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

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

Opinion: “Magic” Johnson Steps Down, Los Angeles in Shambles

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

Conley passes Marc Gasol to become the franchise all-time leading scorer in a loss to the Warriors, 118-102

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

Top 100 NBA Players This Season

                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

Ranking The Top 3 Players in Every Category

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

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

5 Players Who Could Win Most Improved Next Season

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

Playoff Battle Heating Up!

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!

5 Potential Comeback Stories

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

Lonzo Ball GOES OFF on T-Pain!!!

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!!!

Sacramento Kings: A Feel-Good Story

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

Celtics Teaching the NBA How Valuable Team Chemistry Is

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

Portland adds Kanter

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 to Make Return Tonight

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

Markeith Cummings: a story of passion

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

Exclusive Interview with Jonathan Williams!

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!

Winners and Losers from the Trade Deadline

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

Deals of the Deadline: 2018-2019

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

Why Enes Kanter Could End Up in Jail!!!

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!!!

LaVar Ball says NO to ‘Zo in NO

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

Mark Cuban Does it Again, A New Dynasty is Created in Dallas….

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….

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

Klay Thompson lights Staples Center for 44 en route to a 130-111 win over Lakers

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

BREAKING NEWS: Carmelo Anthony Headed to Chi-Town

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

One Player Every Team Should Consider Trading

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

Is James Harden the Greatest Offensive Player Ever?

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?

The five most disappointing sophomores so far

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

LeBron James, The King of Controversy

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

Westbrook; the art of excellence

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

5 Players You Forgot to Vote Into the All Star Game

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: Legit Contenders or Master Pretenders?

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?

Five Little Known Facts About Stephen Curry

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

The real, the only one!

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!

Russ’ Shooting Slump and Thunders future.

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.

7 NBA Rules you didn’t know about…

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…

Joel Embiid’s Real Height and the Possible East Championships

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

Paul George- Season Comparisons and Future MVP?

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?

4 players Toronto should trade for…

Without any doubt, The Toronto Raptors havĂ© 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…

SHOCKING Dwyane Wade facts that you never knew!!!

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!!!

Security Immediately Shuts Down Warriors Fan Trying to Take Footage of Injured LeBron..

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..

The Next Super Team? How the Lakers could Land KD and AD

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

A recap on Christmas with the NBA

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

The Golden Dynasty

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

Hawks seal victory against Knicks; 114-107

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 Struggles of the Rockets

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

Derrick Rose headlines Sixth Man of the Year race

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

Why Mike Budenholzer Wins Coach of the Year

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

Breaking Down the Top 5 Scoring Leaders and How They do It

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

Are the Nuggets a contender team?

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?

On This Date In NBA History – December 18

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

James Harden’s Ridiculous Double Step-Back Travel

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

4 Trades That Would Shake up the NBA

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

Russell Westbrook- Recent Achievements.

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.

IS THIS THE YEAR FOR MILWAUKEE?

One of the most intriguing storylines of the 2018-2019 NBA season is the emergence of the Milwaukee Bucks. In recent years, the Bucks have often been overlooked by the basketball community, partly due to both poor play and residing in one of the smallest markets in the league. The once great success the team found in the 70s and 80s seemed to have been all … Continue reading IS THIS THE YEAR FOR MILWAUKEE?

Breaking Down the Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are a team that not enough people are talking about. Being an active member of the online community around basketball, I’ve read so much about teams like the Lakers, Rockets, Celtics, Warriors among others. So let’s get away from all that and talk about… THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES!!! First I want to start by talking about some of the players who have made … Continue reading Breaking Down the Memphis Grizzlies

Frank Kaminsky Carries a Baby Down a Dozen Flight of Stairs During Evacuation

Frank Kaminsky as seen in the image above recently had an evacuation due to a bomb threat in his apartment building. While on his way down his 49 flights of stairs he noticed a mother he knew trying to carry a baby, a dog, and other items down the stairs. Kaminsky who has lived in the building for 4 years and knew the mother, helped … Continue reading Frank Kaminsky Carries a Baby Down a Dozen Flight of Stairs During Evacuation

Phoenix has agreed to a deal to send Trevor Ariza to Washington, league source tells ESPN.

Phoenix is sending Trevor Ariza to Washington for Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers! Yesterday they were trying to trade Trevor Ariza in a three-way Deal that fell apart, because of miscommunication! They thought they would acquire Dillon Brooks but it was Marshon Brooks. Continue reading Phoenix has agreed to a deal to send Trevor Ariza to Washington, league source tells ESPN.

Knicks erase 21 point deficit in win over Hornets

Emmanuel Mudiay can play some serious ball. Mudiay lit up the Charlotte Hornets for a career high 34 points against Kemba Walker and tallied a season high eight assists onto his amazing performance in the 124-126 victory for New York. The first half was all Charlotte basketball as they took a commanding 21 point lead going into halftime. Emmanuel Mudiay had just five points leading to the third quarter, and it … Continue reading Knicks erase 21 point deficit in win over Hornets

Why the Triple-Double has lost its meaning

The triple-double is just a stat. It’s a test of your strength and stamina and playing ability, really. Oscar Robertson The former MVP Russell Westbrook had some explosive outings recently, boasting a three game triple-double streak, with two of those games being held on the road. This has put him on track to average another triple-double for the entire season – for the third time in a row.  … Continue reading Why the Triple-Double has lost its meaning

Lakers trade drama

As December 15th gets closer and closer it seems like kentavious Caldwell Pope will no longer be a Laker. Teams that are reportedly interested in acquiring KCP have been the Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and the Houston Rockets according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN (via Mason and Ireland). This isn’t the first time this season we have heard of Philadelphia wanting to get KCP … Continue reading Lakers trade drama

The Reason the Rockets Aren’t Playing Well

It wasn’t too long ago that the Houston Rockets were up 3-2 on the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals with an amazing chance to go to the NBA Finals and win a championship before they inevitably lost after Chris Paul got injured. So, who’d think the Rockets wouldn’t have another good chance in the 2018-19 season even while losing Trevor Ariza and … Continue reading The Reason the Rockets Aren’t Playing Well

I’M BACK…AND I’M PISSED OFF-MY TAKE ON THE BULLS SITUATION

Ladies and gentleman after a brief hiatus to focus on my educational endeavors I have returned and as the headline reads…I’m pissed off. The Chicago Bulls, a legendary franchise, currently sit at 6 wins and 22 losses on the season. It is a true disappointment as I, along with a good number of fans across the league, expected more out of this ball club. With power forward … Continue reading I’M BACK…AND I’M PISSED OFF-MY TAKE ON THE BULLS SITUATION

WILL CARMELO ANTHONY EVER PLAY AGAIN IN THE NBA?

Let’s talk about Carmelo Anthony. Will he play for a team in the NBA ever again? We can easily stay on the last impressions that he left us with the Rockets and the Thunder. Is he too old to play in the NBA? I do not believe that statement, since he continues to train, from what we see in some videos on Instagram. In my opinion, Carmelo Anthony has a … Continue reading WILL CARMELO ANTHONY EVER PLAY AGAIN IN THE NBA?

Spencer Dinwiddie Signed for a 3 year extension with THE NETS [GOOD IDEA]?

Spencer Dinwiddie will get $34M over a three-year extension with Nets, league source tells ESPN. There will be a player option on third year, sources said. Let’s do an analysis on the evolution of Spencer Dinwiddie. From 2014 to 2018 he improved a lot. This season he average 16.9 Points per game. Let’s not forget about last night performance where he dropped 39 points on … Continue reading Spencer Dinwiddie Signed for a 3 year extension with THE NETS [GOOD IDEA]?

MY TOP 10 NBA TEAMS

1. RAPTORS 2. NUGGETS 3. THUNDER 4. BUCKS 5. MEMPHIS 6. 76ERS 7. PISTONS 8. MAVS 9. WARRIORS 10. CLIPPERS BONUS TEAM—-> LAKERS  RAPTORS Raptors are the best team in the league right now. Last year they set a franchise record with 59 wins and 23 losses. This year they seem to be on the way to victory again. Will they go to conference final? That’s why … Continue reading MY TOP 10 NBA TEAMS

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

Can the Dwight Howard Drama be fake?

Some people are coming to the defense of embattled Washington Wizards big man Dwight Howard amidst all the harassment accusations being hurled at him by alleged former girlfriend Masin Elije. A number of Twitter users have tried to expose Elije for supposedly being a scam artist. According to a user that goes by the handle @TurntMinaj, this is actually not the first time Elije has tried to accuse a … Continue reading Can the Dwight Howard Drama be fake?

JaVale McGee Is Currently Averaging More Points Than Karl Anthony-Towns

Two-time ‘Shaqtin A Fool’ MVP and NBA champ, JaVale McGee is currently averaging more points than Karl Anthony-Towns. Now this is a very heavy way to start this article and before breaking this down, it’s only fair to explain why it isn’t time to hit the panic button. Towns is a top center in the league that has only played six total games this season, … Continue reading JaVale McGee Is Currently Averaging More Points Than Karl Anthony-Towns

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

Recently Leaked Brooklyn Nets “City” Jersey Edition Pays Tribute To Late Great Rapper “The Notorious B.I.G.”

Anthony Ruggero  Writer for: @nbaalertsofficial Thursday morning a tweet from Anthony Puccio (@APOOCH) unveiled a new jersey design for the Brooklyn Nets. The jersey looks to be a regular Brooklyn Nets jersey with a black colorway. However, the outline features a “Coogi” designed pattern, a fashion line that features colourful knitwear founded in 1969. In the mid to late nineties, Brooklyn born rapper and icon, … Continue reading Recently Leaked Brooklyn Nets “City” Jersey Edition Pays Tribute To Late Great Rapper “The Notorious B.I.G.”

The New Orleans Pelicans are set to establish a G League franchise

One of the last remaining NBA teams without a minor-league affiliate is apparently making moves to fix that blind spot in its development pipeline. The New Orleans Pelicans are set to establish a G League franchise in Birmingham, Ala., league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. With the facility in Birmingham not yet complete, the Pelicans’ affiliate will reportedly begin play in Erie, Pa., next season. The Atlanta Hawks’ G … Continue reading The New Orleans Pelicans are set to establish a G League franchise

Cavs vs. Hawks-10/21 Followup

Walking into Quicken Loans Arena for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ home opener was an odd experience. Odd in how the energy in the building, if there was any at all, matched that of a lowly preseason game. A team’s fan base is essential to how it performs and how it gets through the rough patches of the season. The majority of the fans for the past … Continue reading Cavs vs. Hawks-10/21 Followup

Stephen A. Smith Disagrees Lebron Choked Against The San Antonio Spurs

In the aftermath of the highly entertaining Lakers-Spurs game Monday night at the Staples Center, many fans and analysts find themselves questioning “The Chosen One”, once again: “Is Lebron James a clutch performer or a choker?” Lebron missed two free throws with 12.8 seconds left in overtime and went on to miss the potential game winning shot after Patty Mills drained the eventual game winner … Continue reading Stephen A. Smith Disagrees Lebron Choked Against The San Antonio Spurs

LeBron James Messes With The Media On Lakers/Rockets Fight

After the Rockets vs Lakers game on Saturday, the media was prepared to talk to LeBron James about his point of view on the fight that occurred between Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo. Every question that came James’ way was completely shut down and really a waist of time for all reporter’s who got nothing. In the Lakers practice today the media once again began … Continue reading LeBron James Messes With The Media On Lakers/Rockets Fight