Oklahoma City Thunder: Expectations for the Team’s Role Players

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The Oklahoma City Thunder bench is remarkably young. Headlined by its 2020 first-round pick Aleksej Pokusevski and first-round talent Theo Maledon, the Thunder also have a number of players seeking an opportunity.┬áJustin Jackson and Kenrich Williams will be looking to show they belong on an NBA roster while veterans Trevor Ariza and Darius Miller will […] READ MORE


Oklahoma City Thunder: Expectations for the Starting Unit

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A new era of Oklahoma City Thunder basketball is fast approaching with the 2020-21 season set to begin. The Thunder released Admiral Schofield and T.J. Leaf, followed by Frank Jackson. With the threat of COVID-19 lingering, all players on the roster figure to receive playing time. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Darius Bazley, and Luguentz Dort will feature […] READ MORE


Washington Wizards: Potential Targets to Improve Roster

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The Washington Wizards propelled themselves into the playoff conversation with the trade for Russell Westbrook. The 32-year-old touched down in D.C., attended his first practice, and made his first media appearance. Westbrook averaged 28 points, 7.9 rebounds, and seven assists on 47.2 percent shooting last year. Pairing Westbrook with Bradley Beal creates one of the […] READ MORE


Charlotte Hornets Must Cut Ties with Mediocre Tag, Fight for Relevance

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The Charlotte Hornets enter the 2020-21 season with a level of expectations. Gordon Hayward and LaMelo Ball are the team’s shiny new additions, providing hope to a franchise that has treaded water the past few seasons. The Hornets have several young players who show potential thus continued development is a must. As a small market, […] READ MORE


New Orleans Pelicans Look to Pound Teams with New Bruising Identity

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The New Orleans Pelicans come into the 2020-21 season as one of the most physically imposing teams in the NBA. General Manager David Griffin acquired bruising center Steven Adams to pair with 20-year-old sensation Zion Williamson in the frontcourt. Adams is universally known for his physical play on the block and provides new Head Coach […] READ MORE


Washington Wizards Expectations Grow behind Elite Backcourt

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The Washington Wizards will look to end its absence from the playoffs this season behind backcourt Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook. After struggling to a 23-49 record last year, Washington will attempt to establish itself as a force in the Eastern Conference. Beal had his best season to date in 2019-20, averaging 30.5 points, 4.5 […] READ MORE


Philadelphia 76ers Look to Fulfill Potential Behind New Regime

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The Philadelphia 76ers underwent a full makeover this summer hiring a new president of basketball operations (Daryl Morey), head coach (Doc Rivers), and a host of new faces to the roster. General Manager Elton Brand spent the entire 2019-20 season left to rue humungous contracts to Tobias Harris and Al Horford as the latter failed […] READ MORE


Oklahoma City Thunder Eyeing Rebuild Season with New Core

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The Oklahoma City Thunder enter the 2020-21 season eyeing their first rebuild since 2007. After more than a decade of excellence, General Manager Sam Presti pushed the reset button trading all his veteran players. Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari, Steven Adams, and Dennis┬áSchroder will all don different colors after a successful 2019-20 season. Presti appeared most […] READ MORE


Phoenix Suns to Shoot for the Stars, Big 2020-21 Season Ahead

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The Phoenix Suns head into the 2020-21 season with a veteran-laden roster around Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton. Phoenix had a busy offseason, landing future Hall of Fame guard Chris Paul in a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Paul upgrades Phoenix in every way and his presence promises to elevate the Suns from cellar […] READ MORE