Important Trades Happening, Player Options Declined Before Start of Free Agency

Free agency starts at 6 PM Eastern Time on June 30th, and before free agency starts, there's generally a decent amount of buzz. Yesterday was the deadline for players who have a player option to opt in or out, and enter unrestricted free agency. Kyrie Irving made possibly the most noise by opting into his … Continue reading Important Trades Happening, Player Options Declined Before Start of Free Agency

The Daily Three-Pointer: Playoff Edition

Good morning! There were a lot of playoff games last night; let's highlight the three best games.   Heat/Hawks: Game 1 Credit to Michael Reaves of Getty Images for Picture Trae Young was ready to carry the Atlanta Hawks to victory. Unfortunately, the Miami Heat had a game plan to shut down Young, and they … Continue reading The Daily Three-Pointer: Playoff Edition

My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

The NBA playoffs started yesterday. With no time to waste, here are my predictions for the first-round:   Eastern Conference:   #1 Heat vs #8 Hawks Credit to USA Today Sports for Picture In theory, the Heat should have no problem handling the Hawks. They have Kyle Lowry, Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo Victor Oladipo, Tyler … Continue reading My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

A Look at the Final Day of NBA Basketball and Play-In Predictions

Sunday marked the final day of the NBA regular season, which featured every single NBA team. Let's recap some of the more important games quickly: Credit to Brian Babineau of Getty Images for Picture The Boston Celtics defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 139-110, with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown putting up big numbers. Both of these … Continue reading A Look at the Final Day of NBA Basketball and Play-In Predictions

Report: Cam Reddish Traded to the New York Knicks; and It’s Clear Who the Winner Is

Cam Reddish, who has been in trade talks for a good half of the season, has finally been traded, and his destination is the New York Knicks. In addition to Reddish, the Hawks are sending Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round pick which previously belonged to the Brooklyn Nets. In return, the Knicks are giving … Continue reading Report: Cam Reddish Traded to the New York Knicks; and It’s Clear Who the Winner Is

Five Key Takeaways from the 76ers-Hawks Series (and a Ben Simmons Trade Scenario)

Somehow, in one of the most unpredictable matchups of the playoffs, the underdog five seed Atlanta Hawks defeated the number one seed Philadelphia 76ers to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Hawks weren't even expected to face the 76ers, as many thought that the New York Knicks' bruising defense would contain them in … Continue reading Five Key Takeaways from the 76ers-Hawks Series (and a Ben Simmons Trade Scenario)

How Badly Will Injuries Affect the Lakers?

If you didn't hear, LeBron James suffered a high grade ankle sprain on March 20th, against the Atlanta Hawks, ruling him out indefinitely, per Adrian Worjanowski's report. In the Lakers 99-94 loss to the Hawks, Solomon Hill collided with James and ended up landing on his ankle. LeBron screamed in pain when the injury occurred, … Continue reading How Badly Will Injuries Affect the Lakers?