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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Monty Williams, Phoenix Suns

Former Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams has agreed to a deal to become the next head coach for the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons will be committing $ 72 million over the next 6 years with the opportunity to increase to $ 100 million over 8 years. It appears taking a ride on the NBA’s […]

Darvin Ham, Los Angeles Lakers
Travis Jaquce' Rose - Jun 30, 2022

On Tuesday, May 30th, the Los Angeles Lakers started their pre-draft workouts. The Lakers have invited several draft prospects to work out. They hope to get a better look at the talent available in this year’s draft. Los Angeles will make their selections in the first round at pick No. 17 and in the second […]

Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets and Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat
Donald Stewart - Jun 30, 2022

On the eve of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Boston, star Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat had unerring confidence they would win. Despite blowing a three-game lead in the series, it perhaps raised eyebrows how steadfastly he believed they would succeed. So it proved, as the Heat ultimately dispatched and dismantled […]

Caleb Love, North Carolina Tar Heels
Thomas Healy - Jun 30, 2022

Arizona’s Newest Star: Caleb Love Caleb Love announced on Tuesday that he will be taking his talents to Tucson, Arizona–home of the Arizona Wildcats. After three seasons at UNC, averaging 14 points an outing, Caleb Love decided it was time to “rewrite his story.” Almost immediately after entering the transfer portal for the first time […]

Michael Malone, Denver Nuggets
Rashaad Khan - Jun 30, 2022

In the game of basketball, there are multiple adjustments happening in the course of every game. The average follower won’t pick up on them because of their subtleties in the broader picture of the outcome. This is why a common discourse throughout fanbases is that their coach isn’t making adjustments in the game. We see […]

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics
Andrew Cornelius - Jun 30, 2022

The hopes for championship number 18 have been crushed again following a Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat. Boston came back from 0-3 down to force a rubber match at home and ran out of energy. Jayson Tatum became hobbled after an awkward landing in the first minute of the game. Jaylen Brown struggled, […]

Dec 9, 2022; Atlanta, GA, USA; City Reapers guard Ausar Thompson (0) shown during the game against the Cold Hearts at Overtime Elite. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Kayla Fonte - Jun 30, 2022

2023 NBA Draft prospect Ausar Thompson is a shooting guard/small forward for the City Reapers in the Overtime Elite (OTE) league. The 20-year-old is the twin brother of fellow candidate Amen Thompson and is an elite defender and passer. Ausar Thompson 2023 NBA Draft Profile Professional Career In high school, Thompson played basketball at Pine Crest in […]

Apr 12, 2023; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) during the second half of a NBA Play-In game at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
Daniel Benjamin - Jun 30, 2022

The Philadelphia 76ers finally decided on their head coach, hiring ex-Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse on Memorial Day. One interesting reaction to the news was made by Nurse’s former point guard Fred VanVleet. 🙏🏽💪🏽 https://t.co/ME4D5zPdVb — Fred VanVleet (@FredVanVleet) May 29, 2023 NBA Draft Rumors: Insiders Name Several Fred VanVleet Potential Trade Destinations VanVleet […]