Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Playoff Preview

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The stage is set for the Eastern Conference Semifinals as the Philadelphia 76ers will host the Atlanta Hawks in Game One this afternoon. The 76ers-Hawks playoff history is surprisingly short and one-sided. The teams have only faced each other twice before, with the last meeting taking place in 1982. Philadelphia is dominating the series historically, […] READ MORE


Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions

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Waiting until the last minute to make some Eastern Conference playoff predictions: procrastination or wanting to gather the most information possible? It’s a bit of both, so with the tip-off for the 2020-21 NBA season, here are my 10 teams, in order, making the playoffs from the East (10 and not 8 because of the […] READ MORE


Atlanta Hawks Upgrade Offensively, Defensive Issues Remain

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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 […] READ MORE


What Oklahoma City Thunder Fans Can Expect From Al Horford

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To say that last season was a disappointment for Al Horford would be a huge understatement. After three successful seasons as a member of the Boston Celtics, Horford surprised the basketball world by signing a four-year, $97 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers last off-season. The Sixers had just been eliminated by a clutch buzzer-beater […] READ MORE


Sacramento Kings Offseason: Trade Ideas For a Rebuild

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In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Sacramento Kings were one of the elite teams in the Western Conference. They made eight straight playoff appearances including three Conference semifinals and one Western Conference finals appearance. Since then, the Kings have missed 15 straight post-seasons, traded away star players for chocolates, and missed on a […] READ MORE


Atlanta Hawks: Steps to Contention

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The Atlanta Hawks have as much young talent as any other team in the league. Trae Young is an offensive wizard and already an All-Star, John Collins is a high-flying big who can dunk and shoot with the best of them, and other options such as De’Andre Hunter and Kevin Huerter are on their way to living up to their potential. The tools […] READ MORE


2020 NBA Mock Draft

After months of anticipation, the 2019-20 NBA campaign is set to resume this week. Play will begin on July 31st at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. In addition to crowning league champion, the restart will also finalize the order of the 2020 NBA Draft, which is currently scheduled for October […] READ MORE


Top Five NBA Teams With the Brightest Futures

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The future is impossible to predict, especially in the NBA. When looking at some NBA teams, it’s easy to see that they have the brightest futures in the league. For instance, the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers were bottom five in the league just three years ago; both squads now have championship aspirations and […] READ MORE


Five NBA Players Deserving of a Ten-Year Contract

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Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs recently signed a record-breaking ten-year contract worth up to 503 million dollars. A contract worth this amount of money is almost unheard of in most professional sports. This deal begs the question of which players in today’s NBA are deserving of a ten-year contract worth similar money? One […] READ MORE