The Boston Celtics have concluded their first-round sweep of the Brooklyn Nets, and I have to say, I don't think anyone saw this coming. Some people predicted that the Celtics would win the series (such as myself), but I thought it would be a long, hard-fought grueling series that ended with a dramatic Game Seven. … Continue reading What’s Next for the Celtics and the Nets?
The playoffs will be upon us shortly, and it's looking like these are going to be some of the most competitive, talent-filled playoffs in NBA history. While some teams are in a position to win it all this year, there are lots of young teams that aren't going to the Finals, but could still cause … Continue reading 10 Big Questions Regarding the NBA Playoffs
Throughout the past week, it may have seemed to the casual NBA fan as though there were a lot more incredible scoring performances than usual. And that's because this is true. In March, there have been eight games so far where 50 or more points have been scored, including two 60-point performances. The last time … Continue reading We’re Witnessing the Greatest Month of Scoring Ever
Wow. I could have guessed that the Ben Simmons-James Harden trade would have happened, but not this soon. I thought Harden would at least stay with the team throughout the end of the season, and then leave in free agency. But, since this trade has happened, let's break it down in-depth. The Nets: Credit to … Continue reading It Actually Happened…
All of the 2022 NBA All-Stars have been announced, so let's take a deep dive into this list. The starters consist of Stephen Curry, Ja Morant, DeMar DeRozan, Trae Young, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Andrew Wiggins. The reserves are Jimmy Butler, James Harden, Darius Garland, Zach LaVine, Khris … Continue reading My Take on the 2022 NBA All-Stars
Woj was very busy on September 2nd, 2021, letting the world know some new interesting trades and insights inside the NBA. The first piece of news came in the form of a trade between the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1433820922184704000 Juan Hernangómez is a 6'9" power forward, but unfortunately, some of his best years … Continue reading The Lakers-Nets Saga Just Got Even More Interesting …
James Harden is one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history. With his incredible step-back and uncanny ability to draw fouls, you could say Harden is a walking bucket. Actually, his ability to draw fouls isn't just uncanny; it's ridiculous. From 2015-2020, Harden averaged 10.7 free throw attempts per game, and converted 9.2 of … Continue reading The NBA Has Found a Way to Keep James Harden From Scoring… Or Has It?
Most of free agency has passed by and at this point, it feels as though every major star has been moved; with the exception of Ben Simmons. Today, let's recap some of the major signings of free agency Credit to Curtis Compton for Picture John Collins signed a massive extension to stay with the Atlanta … Continue reading A Recap of Free Agency
During Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant, the 2014 NBA MVP, had the best game of his entire career, scoring 49 points, dishing out 10 assists, grabbing 17 rebounds, blocking two shots, and poking away the ball for two steals. This triple-double stat line and … Continue reading Kevin Durant’s Performance Was WAY More Dominant Then you Think
Superteams are nothing new to the NBA. As a matter of fact, they have existed since the beginning of the league itself, with the 1950s Minneapolis Lakers. From there, it was the 60s Lakers and Celtics, all the way up until most recently, the 2019 Warriors with Demarcus Cousins, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, … Continue reading The NBA as We Knew it is Gone Forever