May 9, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams looks on in the fourth quarter against the Denver Nuggets during game five of the 2023 NBA playoffs at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Jun 1, 2023

Monty Williams made history Wednesday night, signing a six-year, $72 million contract on the Detroit Pistons’ dotted line and cementing both parties’ futures in an arguable match made in heaven. Though the deal will become official in the coming days, it’s worth examining parts of the Pistons that will benefit the most under a head coach […]

Daniel Benjamin - Apr 26, 2023

The European contingent in the 2023 NBA draft is starting to take shape. Bilal Coulibaly and James Nnaji, two potential first-round draft picks, officially declared for the draft on April 20. Coulibaly and Nnaji are slated to be among the youngest players in this draft. 2023 Draft: Bilal Coulibaly and James Nnaji Are Two Europeans […]

Andrew Cornelius - Apr 21, 2023

The Boston Celtics’ missing piece from a season ago receives his flowers. Boston’s NBA Finals run last year lacked an elite bench scorer. Derrick White would come into games and produce and sometimes start, but other than him, it was solely on the shoulders of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. This season that all changed […]

Daniel Benjamin - Apr 19, 2023

The Sacramento Kings are focusing on the Golden State Warriors and attempting to advance in the 2023 playoffs. But that doesn’t stop the rumor mill from spinning about the potential of the Kings adding another talented player to what is their best roster in over 15 years. After a few years of monitoring EuroLeague star […]

Mar 6, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Dejounte Murray (5) dribbles the basketball as Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) defends during the fourth quarter at Miami-Dade Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
Daniel Benjamin - Apr 11, 2023

The 2022-23 NBA regular season is a wrap. But before the Association’s postseason officially gets underway, the 2023 NBA Play-In Tournament will again determine the final seeds in each conference. The tournament, which promises to be exciting, runs from April 11-14. 2023 NBA Play-In Tournament: Evaluating The Teams Strengths and Weaknesses 2023 NBA Play-In Tournament […]

Mar 5, 2023; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) smiles as he leaves the court after their double overtime win over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Donald Stewart - Mar 6, 2023

Riding high on a nine-game winning streak and winners of 12 of their last 14 games- the New York Knicks are on fire. They play tough, hard-nosed, physical basketball—outworking teams both on the boards and in the paint. Coach Tom Thibodeau has a team very much in his vision- prepared to play every night. Consequently, […]

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 7, 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 […]

Jarrett Hoffman - Oct 15, 2022

The Toronto Raptors finished the 2021-2022 season with a 48-34 record securing the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. This gave the Raptors their eighth playoff appearance in nine seasons (missed 2021 playoffs). In the postseason, Toronto lost in six games to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round. The team put forth a valiant […]

What you should consider when betting the 2021 NBA Championship
Jordan Pagkalinawan - Oct 9, 2022

On Saturday, Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes reported that the Lakers and VP of Basketball Operations Rob Pelinka agreed to a four-year extension, aligning his deal with that of head coach Darvin Ham’s. In an offseason of one bad story to another, fans were divided over the news.  Some claimed that it was well-deserved despite the […]

Big Ten Tournament
Garrett Hoffman - Oct 3, 2022

  With College Basketball practices kicking off, it’s only fair to begin looking toward the season. Although the teams in the Big Ten are weaker than in most years, the Big Ten is still loaded with star players who are bound to make an impact on the country. With guys who are household names and […]

Six-time All-Star Damian Lillard is known as one of the most loyal superstars in the NBA. The 10-year veteran is a member of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team. Lillard looks to return to form after injuries sidelined him most of last year. Should we all set our clocks back to Dame Time to start the […]

Anthony Davis has earned the number 17 spot on our list of the best players in the upcoming 2022-2023 season. Davis was dominant during his lone season at Kentucky and was the consensus top prospect before being selected first in the 2012 NBA Draft. He solidified himself as a perennial All-Star during his seven seasons […]

Jordan Pagkalinawan - Aug 11, 2022

It is no secret that Lakers vs Celtics is the NBA’s biggest rivalry, judging by their many championship battles from the 60’s to 2010.  The last time these two met in the Finals, the series averaged 18.1 million viewers, which, at the time, was the highest-viewed Finals since Bulls vs Jazz in 1998. The rivalry […]

Donald Stewart - Jul 21, 2022

Knicks Need to Be Aggressive to Land Donovan Mitchell Mitchell made available at the right price At the beginning of the offseason, the Utah Jazz were believed to be unmotivated to trade Donovan Mitchell. However, according to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, this has changed and the Jazz are now willing to listen to offers for […]

Donald Stewart - Jun 30, 2022

Jalen Brunson Signs with the New York Knicks New York Knicks Clearing cap space for Jalen Brunson New York Knicks president Leon Rose is all-in on Jalen Brunson. As of yesterday, the Knicks traded Alec Burks and Nerlens Noel‘s contracts to the Pistons. These deals are a continuation to their draft-night deal sending Kemba Walker […]

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Daniel Benjamin - Jun 30, 2022

Now that the NBA world has had a little time to digest, Bleacher Report’s Chris Haynes bombshell that the Phoenix Suns plan to waive Chris Paul, thus making him one of the top free agents on the market. Let’s dive into potential landing spots for the future Hall of Famer. BREAKING: Phoenix Suns have notified […]

Dillon Brooks will move on from the Memphis Grizzlies
Grayson Deyo - Jun 30, 2022

On January 25th, 2023 the Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Golden State Warriors off a devastating last-second shot. It was the shimmying shooter’s wingman and counterpart, Jordan Poole, who flew past second-year Grizzly Ziaire Williams on a backdoor cut to end the game. From an outside perspective, it was just another thrilling finish capped off […]

Chris Paul might be looking for a new home
Isaac Coleman - Jun 30, 2022

After 18 seasons and 12 all-star appearances, future Hall of Famer Chris Paul is in talks about his playing future. The Phoenix Suns have had discussions with their star guard. If Paul is on the roster on Jun 28th then his salary is guaranteed. However, should Paul get waived before then only half of his […]

Oscar Tshiebwe headlines the Lakers draft workouts
Travis Jaquce' Rose - Jun 30, 2022

On Friday, June 2nd, 2023 the Los Angeles Lakers held their second round of pre-draft workouts. The workouts featured several of the top prospects in the upcoming draft. They were evaluated by Lakers scouts and coaches, who were looking to identify the best fit for the team’s roster. The Lakers will have two selections in […]

Nick Nurse and Daryl Morey are tasked with getting the Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Finals
Matthew Green - Jun 30, 2022

Doc Rivers has been fired, and Nick Nurse has been hired. However, the 76ers are far from fixed. The roster is getting older and more expensive, and the mental toughness of the team is in doubt. The Philadelphia 76ers still seem to be a h0t mess after blowing a 3-2 series lead to the Boston […]

Daniel Benjamin - Jun 30, 2022

New York Knicks wing Josh Hart has apparently already made his decision about entering the free agent market. Unsurprisingly, Hart told  Taylor Rooks of TNT and Bleacher Report on Monday that he will decline his $12.96 million player option. Josh Hart tells @TaylorRooks he's likely declining his player option to test free agency 👀 He'd […]

Victor Wembanyama ready to hear his name called first in the 2023 NBA draft
Michael Hanich - Jun 30, 2022

It takes a special and unique player to completely dominate the NBA Draft. There are players once in a blue moon that are automatic first-overall picks for the Draft. The upcoming arrival of 19-year-old Victor Wembanyama has dominated this year’s 2023 NBA Draft. Paolo Banchero and Cade Cunningham have been in serious discussion throughout the […]

Sam Cassell will be joining the Boston Celtics bench this season
Elie Deglaoui - Jun 30, 2022

There will be a new but familiar face as a new Celtics coach next season. The team has hired Sam Cassell to be an assistant coach under Joe Mazzulla. Cassell’s hiring comes just a little over one week after the Boston Celtics’ season was ended by the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern […]