Born in Melbourne, Australia, Kyrie Irving, a 6’2 guard, was picked 1st overall in the 2011 draft out of Duke University, becoming the franchise cornerstone the Cleveland Cavaliers needed after LeBron James made his decision and left his hometown team almost 2 years prior. Jennifer Pottheiser / Getty Images He’s been through a lot of … Continue reading The Life of Kyrie Irving: A Timeline
The Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics in overtime 111-110, riding on the back of a 41-point game by Russell Westbrook. The first half was all Celtics. They got to the rim through Houston’s stifling defense and jumped out to a 9-point lead in the first quarter. Jayson Tatum who had 3 straight games with … Continue reading Rockets top Celtics in OT thriller
The Boston Celtics are surprising everyone this year with their stellar regular season performance so far. Their expectations are higher than ever with the breakouts of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. They acquired Kemba Walker in the off-season and Gordon Hayward is looking like a good player again. The Celtics are a great team with … Continue reading Why the Boston Celtics should Pursue Nikola Vucevic in the Offseason
Two-time All-Star Joakim Noah has hope that his NBA career is not over yet. After having a resurgent 2018-2019 season with the Memphis Grizzlies, Noah hoped to find a new NBA home the following season. Even though the 2014 Defensive Player of the year averaged 7.1 points on 51.6% shooting and 5.7 rebounds in under … Continue reading Joakim Noah Still Hoping For an NBA Return
Image: Via: Boston Herald The Boston Celtics have been surprising everyone this season. With the improvements of Tatum and Brown, along with Kyrie's replacement in Kemba Wallker have proven to be a great trio offensively, and their chemistry is one of the key factors to Boston’s success. The necessities of a good locker room have … Continue reading 3 Big Man Trades for the Boston Celtics.
Honorable Mention : Landry Shamet Landry Shamet surprised a lot of people in his rookie season. He showed that he's a threat from deep, who can also make you pay off the dribble. He shot 42% from 3 on five attempts per game, which is better than both JJ Redick's and Ray Allen's rookie seasons. … Continue reading 5 Underrated Shooting Guards in the NBA
About a month ago I wrote my first article for League Alerts, titles “Why Carsen Edwards will be an All Star in the NBA”. This article will be an update of sorts, as the original article was written well before the draft and summer league. Please go read the original article if you want a … Continue reading Why Carsen Edwards will be an All-Star in the NBA (Part 2)
1.) New Orleans Pelicans - Zion Williamson PF Duke - Freshman - 6'7 - 285 LBS The clear cut number one overall pick. He’s a generational athlete, and he has the potential to be a perennial all-star in the NBA. He’s slightly undersized for the position he's being drafted at, but with a 6’10 wingspan … Continue reading 2019 NBA Mock Draft w/Trades