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Atlanta Hawks Upgrade Offensively, Defensive Issues Remain
Lawrence George - Nov 26, 2020

The Atlanta Hawks made a splash in Free Agency, signaling to the NBA they are ready to compete. Danilo Gallinari (three years, $61.5-million),  Rajon Rondo (two years, $15-million), and Bogdan Bogdanovic (four years, $72-million) arrive to help superstar Trae Young make the post-season. Shot creation was a huge area of need for the Hawks whose […]

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2020-21 Big 12 Week One Takeaways
Andrew Tineo - Dec 1, 2020

Over the past decade, one of the most consistent conferences in all of College Basketball has been the Big 12. They are headlined by one of the best regular-season collaborations with the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Big 12 has won that competition four of the seven seasons. The only instance where the conference lost the […]

New York Knicks Offseason Grades

The New York Knicks have struggled for a long time. Last year was no different. With much of the offseason complete for the New York Knicks, let’s have a look at how that offseason played out. New York Knicks Offseason Grades NBA Draft Obi Toppin- Power Forward, University of Dayton, 8th overall New York Knicks […]

Charlotte Hornets Lose Big in Gordon Hayward Sign and Trade
Lawrence George - Nov 30, 2020

After a week or so of haggling, the Charlotte Hornets and Boston Celtics finally agreed to terms of a deal that sent Gordon Hayward to Charlotte. The Hornets also acquired two future second-round picks in exchange for a $28.5 million Trade Exception (TE). It is the largest TE in NBA history. Correction Trade exception is $28.5M Still the largest […]

Virginia Loss was the Hardest of the Three Top 10 Weekend Upsets

Three Top 10 upsets happened during the first weekend of the 2020 men’s college basketball season. Villanova (No. 3), Virginia (No. 4), and Kentucky (No. 10) fell to unranked opponents, including two mid-major schools. However, Virginia fell the hardest from their defeat. After Three Top 10 Upsets this Weekend, Virginia Loss was the Hardest College […]

Phoenix Suns: Offseason Grades as Team Puts NBA on Notice

After raising eyebrows in The Bubble last season, the Phoenix Suns promised to upgrade its roster and prove its performances at Disney were no fluke. General Manager James Jones was aggressive from the outset, talking with teams, making deals, and signing free agents when permitted to do so. After a busy couple of weeks, Phoenix […]

Milwaukee Bucks: Botched deal, Holiday overpay, Brook Lopez in play?

The 2020 off-season was supposed to be the most important in Milwaukee Bucks history. Giannis Antetokounmpo has yet to ink his supermax extension and the Bucks are scrambling following a front office mistake. Bogdan Bogdanovic appeared set to arrive via sign and trade from the Sacramento Kings. However, a series of missteps by the Bucks […]

Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week One

Do you hear that? It is a sigh of relief from college basketball fans. The 2020-21 season tipped off on Wednesday after a long-awaited return. The buildup may have been bigger than the one for Selection Sunday since fans were denied that this past season due to COVID-19. A new season means new mid-major upsets, […]

New Orleans Pelicans Get Best of Both Worlds: Free Agency Grades
Lawrence George - Nov 29, 2020

After a disappointing end to the 2019-20 season, the New Orleans Pelicans had some decisions to make. Should the team trade some of its veteran pieces for assets or pivot toward competing for the playoffs? The Pelicans squandered an opportunity to make the postseason last year, having the easiest remaining schedule but turning up punch […]