The NBA Needs to Shorten its Season

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Since the 1967-68 NBA season, the NBA has had an 82-game regular season. Over the past few years though, the lengthy schedule has become an issue for the league. In fact, if the season were shortened, the regular season would have ended before the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Since stars are often rested […] READ MORE


Last Word on Pro Basketball’s Top 30 NBA Players: Russell Westbrook

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Although ranking the top 30 NBA players in today’s game is an incredibly difficult task, The Last Word on Pro Basketball staff has taken it on. Coming in at number 13 in the countdown is Houston Rockets point guard Russell Westbrook. Top 30 NBA Players Number 13 – Russell Westbrook Even after his trade to […] READ MORE


Five of the Worst Contracts in the NBA

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NBA owners have handed out some gigantic contracts to players in recent years. Part of this is due to the salary cap increase. Many franchises do not have forward-thinking. They think about what a player has done previously as opposed to what they will do during the contract. Injury history and age are two of […] READ MORE


The Oklahoma City Thunder Are in a Good Spot

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are currently the fifth seed in the Western Conference. After trading away Russell Westbrook and Paul George this offseason, the Thunder looked like they were going to go into rebuilding mode. However, because of great play from the team, they have proved the doubters wrong this season. Due to the play […] READ MORE


The 2020 NBA Coach of the Year

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The Coach of the Year award for the NBA is always hard to gauge since it’s subjective. Some believe that it should solely be based on a team’s record. Others think that it should be based on exceeding preseason expectations. Combining these two factors, the Coach of the Year for the 2019-20 NBA season is […] READ MORE


Why Giannis Antetokounmpo Won’t Win with the Milwaukee Bucks

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is an MVP, four-time all-star, and a three-time All-NBA selection. He is 25 years old and is on his way to winning his second consecutive MVP award. Before the season stopped, his team, the Milwaukee Bucks, had the best record in the league at 53-12. Taking all of this into account, it seems […] READ MORE


Ranking the Top Draft Classes this Decade

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Over the last ten years, there have been some memorable drafts in the NBA. Some produce multiple all-stars while others are packed with good starters. The ranking of the top draft classes takes into account the volume of talent, both in the first and second round, while also considering how good the best players in […] READ MORE


Fantasy Basketball Playoffs Decisions

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The fantasy basketball playoffs usually cause a lot of stress for owners. Many tough decisions have to be made regarding star players that are injured and have unknown timetables. With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, you don’t want to make the wrong decision with a specific player. Working the waiver wire will make […] READ MORE


Fantasy Basketball: Stashing Players

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In fantasy basketball, a good way to make a team better is by stashing players that have shown promise for the future. These could be players stuck behind established veterans that are making a lot of money. They could also be stuck on a team with numerous players at the same position sharing time. Either […] READ MORE


Fantasy Strategy for Struggling Players

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By this point in fantasy basketball, owners know how good each one of their players are. Owners will need to develop a strategy for struggling players. The concerning part for owners is what to do with high draft picks that aren’t panning out. The hard decision is to wait or cut bait. Alternatively, owners can […] READ MORE