Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder: Expectations for the Team’s Role Players
Lawrence George - Dec 26, 2020

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. Justin Jackson and Kenrich Williams will be looking to show they belong on an NBA roster while veterans Trevor Ariza and Darius Miller will […]

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NBA 2021 All-Star Starters: Lock-Ins and Snubs
Loreal Nix - Feb 21, 2021

The NBA announced its 2021 All-Star starters Thursday night. As always, this stirred up uproar between the media and fans of who is worthy and unworthy of being a starter. This years’ starters consist of both All-Star Game veterans as well as a few fresh faces. Out of the bunch, which players rightfully deserve their […]

Mid-Major 2020-21 Takeaways: Week 13

The month of February is winding down. March is just around the corner. In the mid-major basketball world, that means conference tournaments are approaching. In fact, the Horizon League sets everything into motion with the first round of its tournament this Thursday, February 25th. Meanwhile, plenty of other mid-major leagues have one or two weeks […]

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Three of the Worst Current NBA Contracts

The NBA offers riches for the leading superstars in the league, who provide entertainment and excellence on the court. The best players in the NBA are worth their weight in gold to their respective franchises, bringing success and a chance to compete for the crown every season. They end up getting huge NBA contracts. Names […]

Alabama, Nate Oats Agree To Extension
Carl Knauf - Feb 20, 2021

The University of Alabama and Nate Oats have agreed to a contract extension. The deal will last through the end of the 2026-27 season, and his salary will increase to $3.225 million per year. Alabama, Nate Oats Agree to Extension Nate Oats has found a home in Tuscaloosa and will be staying put for a […]

Deandre Ayton
Deandre Ayton off to Slow Start in 2021
Kunning Chen - Feb 19, 2021

What’s up with Deandre Ayton and his slow start? The former first overall pick has shown promise that he could be a star for the Phoenix Suns after his first two seasons in the NBA. Yet we are seeing his scoring drop off quite a bit from last year. Let’s take a look as to […]

WCC Tournament To Use Metrics For Seeding, Gonzaga, BYU May Opt Out
Carl Knauf - Feb 18, 2021

The 2020-21 college basketball season has been unusual, to say the least. The pandemic has created lengthy program pauses, abrupt schedule changes, and a single location for the NCAA Tournament. Adding to the madness, the West Coast Conference has decided to reformat their tournament with the help of technology (yikes). The University Credit Union WCC […]

NBA Coach of the Year Rankings

The NBA season hasn’t quite hit its halfway point just yet, but it’s quickly approaching the All-Star Break. The league and fans can already begin to understand the path certain teams will take this year, allowing an analysis for the Coach of the Year Award to begin. As of now, there are four coaches leading […]

NBA Rookies Rankings – February 2021
Adam Taylor McKillop - Feb 17, 2021

As the league approaches the first third mark of its 2020-21 campaign, it’s time to check out the current NBA rookies rankings. Teams and their respective rookies have played around 25-30 games, which equates to just about the one-third mark of the league’s 72-game season. Rookies are beginning to carve out solidified roles while fans […]