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Bones Hyland
Max Kappel - Feb 2, 2023

Transfers in college football have changed the game. Whole programs can undergo Kardashian-esque makeovers with a simple, smart signing at the coach’s spot. Just ask the Universities of Colorado and Wisconsin-Madison. Deion Sanders and Luke Fickell aren’t the only people those athletic programs are getting when they shake hands with their new coaches; they get […]


NBA resurgence of Zion Williamson
Tre Rowbotham - Jan 28, 2023

The NBA All-Star starters were announced Thursday night on TNT. As with any balloting process, there were a couple of surprising names that flashed on the screen. Naturally, that means there were also a few snubs as well. Let’s see how the teams are looking so far. NBA All-Star Starters Reaction: How Is Zion Williamson […]

Tre Rowbotham - Jan 25, 2023

The Los Angeles Lakers have been living in mediocrity once again this season. Since winning the NBA Finals in the Orlando bubble, the Lakers have been mired by injuries to a slew of stars and role players alike. This season has been no different. LeBron James has taken it upon himself to carry the team. […]

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons meet again
Adeniyi Pelumijoel - Jan 24, 2023

This is going to be interesting! The upcoming Wednesday night clash between two major powerhouses in the Eastern Conferences is gathering a great deal of attention. And now—for some memorable reasons—is already termed to be more than just a match-up. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid will be creating the extra storyline when Brooklyn Nets and […]

Chris Paul is getting back to himself as Devin Booker is healing up for the Phoenix Suns
Tre Rowbotham - Jan 23, 2023

Something has been brewing in Phoenix over the past few months. Ever since the Mavericks blasted the Suns in an embarrassing game seven display, Phoenix hasn’t looked quite right. Jae Crowder demanded a trade, Deandre Ayton tried to leave in free agency, and Devin Booker, Cam Johnson, and Chris Paul have been sidelined for extended […]

Rui Hachimura headed to the Los Angeles Lakers
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Jan 23, 2023

After months of speculation, it finally happened. The Los Angeles Lakers made an in-season trade for someone that is not a 6’3” guard. LA is finalizing a deal to send point guard Kendrick Nunn and three future second-round picks to the Washington Wizards in exchange for forward Rui Hachimura, as first reported by Shams Charania. […]

Tre Rowbotham - Jan 23, 2023

After a 10-13 start to the season, the New York Knicks were staring down the barrel of another losing season. Since then, the Knicks have gone 15-8 and are looking like sudden playoff contenders in the Eastern Conference. What changed? Julius Randle decided to start playing like an All-Star again. Julius Randle’s All-Star Play Has […]

Jon Lee - Jan 21, 2023

The LA Clippers fell 126-103 to the Utah Jazz, placing them in the 8th seed. Superstar wings Kawhi Leonard and Paul George did not suit up as it was the second leg of a back-to-back. The team has dropped eight of its last nine. And with a little under half the season remaining, it does […]

Rex Foster - Jan 19, 2023

For the second consecutive year, the Denver Nuggets fell short of their postseason expectations. After reaching the conference finals during a historic run in the 2020 bubble, Denver’s past two seasons have been plagued by injury. Cornerstone point guard Jamal Murray tore his ACL a few games before the 2021 playoffs resulting in a missed […]

Domantas Sabonis and De'Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings
Tre Rowbotham - Jan 18, 2023

The Sacramento Kings have been the laughingstock of the NBA for nearly two decades. With their last playoff appearance coming in the 2005-06 season, Kings fans have had little to celebrate over the last 16 seasons. That narrative is changing this season. Are the Sacramento Kings Playoff-Bound? The Kings Boast the NBA’s Best Offense Sacramento […]

Jon Lee - Jan 18, 2023

The LA Clippers are barely treading water in the western conference. A lack of a full roster, inconsistent play, and a tougher schedule is plaguing the team. Amidst this disappointing season is the equally frustrating play from their point guards, Reggie Jackson and John Wall. Both lead guards have had up-and-down seasons. Consequently, this led […]

Terance Mann of the Los Angeles Clippers
Jon Lee - Jan 14, 2023

The LA Clippers were losers of six straight games going into Tuesday’s bout with the Dallas Mavericks. That streak was snapped after Kawhi Leonard’s 33-point and nine-rebound performance. But Leonard was not the only reason why they won. Head coach Ty Lue made some lineup and rotation adjustments that reaped benefits on the court. One […]

Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam
Max Kappel - Jan 14, 2023

Toronto Raptors on The Ringer’s Top 100 Regardless of how the season is rolling along, the Toronto Raptors have some real talent on their roster. Rather than rummaging through trade rumors (though you should totally check this link out), here’s a look at The Ringer’s top 100 rankings list. There’ll be some disputes and comparisons […]

Tre Rowbotham - Jan 13, 2023

The NBA season has just crossed its halfway point. Around this time of the year, fans speculate about who will make the All-Star team and who might get snubbed; however, the more important discussion this season revolves around the MVP race. While most seasons feature a couple of players worthy of the award, the 2022-23 […]

Rudy Gobert potential offseason move for LA Clippers
Max Kappel - Jan 10, 2023

The Rockets Win Displayed the Timberwolves’ Biggest Issue Despite pulling out of Toyota Center with a victory, the Wolves win didn’t happen blissfully. The Wolves trailed starting from the game’s outset, which was odd considering the relative infancy of the Rockets roster. The Wolves were down by 20 early on at one point, and assistant […]

Max Kappel - Jan 10, 2023

When is Myles Turner not on the trading block? Turner and trade rumors go together like Converse and high socks. Been around forever, a classic. Made for each other. In 2023, it’s more of the same. He’s been a part of a turn-ed around Pacers team that’s four games above .500 so far. He and […]



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Jabari Jelks - Jan 10, 2023

Before the year began, a few betting sites listed the Golden State Warriors as favorites to win the title once again. As they sit just a couple of games above .500 (26-24) close to the All-Star break, how do the Warriors stack up as title contenders in 2023? Golden State Warriors: Title Favorite to Dark […]

New York Knicks star Julius Randle
Donald Stewart - Jan 10, 2023

Despite being a somewhat inconsistent team, the New York Knicks are fighting for a playoff spot in large part thanks to their dynamic duo Jalen Brunson and Julius Randle. They further helped their All-Star credentials last Thursday, overcoming the NBA’s top team, the Boston Celtics, 120-117 in overtime. Brunson and Randle combined for 66 of […]

Los Angeles Lakers
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Jan 10, 2023

The NBA world received a surprise Sunday morning after LeBron James sat down with The Athletic’s Sam Amick after the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Kings 136-134 to extend their winning streak to five.  Amick touched on the lack of trades made, and James responded with a telling quote.  “Y’all know what the F*** should […]

Michael Hanich - Jan 10, 2023

To say that the Los Angeles Clippers (21-19) have been disappointing through the first half of the regular season is selling it short. The Clippers, like the Western Conference, have been underperforming and making excuses. Whether it is head coach Ty Lue’s adjustments, load/injury management for Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, and John Wall, or acting […]

Max Kappel - Jan 10, 2023

Let’s check in on last year’s Western Conference 7-seed. As of December 6th, they sit at 11-12 and are currently seated in the 11-seed. Hardly where they wanted to be after the massive acquisition of Rudy Gobert over the summer. Now without $224 million man Karl-Anthony Towns for 4-6 weeks, what can we expect from […]

The 2022 Big 10 ACC Challenge is here.

It is that time of year again! The 2022 ACC Big 10 Challenge has arrived. Last year, the Big 10 took the crown 8-6 in a “down” year for the ACC. In fact, the ACC was so bad last year that it only had two Final Four teams and three Elite 8 teams. HA. The […]

Even though we are only just about a week and a half into the 2022-2023 college basketball season and even though there hasn’t been a ton of big-time games, we still have a lot of exciting storylines. Some teams have looked really good and some have looked unexpectedly awful. Here are some early observations in […]

de'aaron fox team USA basketball
Elaine Blum - Jan 10, 2023

Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox was the fifth overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. He entered the league with high expectations all around him and what kind of player he could become. His entire career, Fox has been averaging double-digit scoring numbers and over 20 points ever since the 2019-20 season. His best […]