Danny Ainge is one of the best General Managers (GMs) in the history of the NBA, and one of the reasons why is that he's never afraid to make a big move (hence his nickname, Trader Danny). Ainge has great insight into who can develop into an All-Star (and who can't), and knows when it's … Continue reading Trader Danny’s Best Moves as a GM
Rudy Gobert was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves yesterday for a hefty package of Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Walker Kessler, Jarred Vanderbilt, Leonardo Bolmaro, a 2023 first-round pick, a 2025 first-round pick, a 2027 first-round pick (all three of these are unprotected), and a top-five protected 2029 first-round pick. When I initially heard about this … Continue reading Rudy Gobert Traded to Timberwolves?!?! Explaining the New Twin Towers
After eight seasons with the Utah Jazz, Quin Snyder has decided to resign from the position of head coach. During his time with the Jazz, Snyder led the team to six straight playoff births, although they failed to reach the Western Conference Finals. He leaves the team as their second-winningest Head Coach of all time, … Continue reading Report: Quin Snyder, Utah Jazz Part Ways
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
For fans of Team USA Basketball, this year has been a rollercoaster. After losing multiple exhibition games, and an 83-76 loss against France in the preliminary rounds, everyone was freaking out over American basketball. The US was 54-2 in exhibition games, and hadn't lost games in the Olympics since 2004... how come that record ballooned … Continue reading What’s the Deal With Team USA?
Once a second round pick who no one thought would amount to anything in the NBA, Nikola Jokic has proved all of his doubters wrong by winning MVP of the 2020-2021 NBA season. Jokic is the first center to win the award since 2000, when Shaquille O'Neal took home regular season MVP, All-Star Game MVP, … Continue reading Report: Nikola Jokic is Your 2021 NBA MVP
Today we're finishing off the ranking every NBA team's second option series. If you haven't read the first two, read Part 1 and Part 2 before you read this one, as they give context into how the rankings work and previous rankings. Disclaimer: This blog is my opinion, and my opinion only #9: Utah Jazz … Continue reading Ranking Every NBA Team’s Second Option in the 2020-2021 Season (Part 3)