San Antonio Trades Dejounte Murray to the Atlanta Hawks

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During the 2021-22 NBA season, defensive star Dejounte Murray took the next step. The star point guard averaged 21.1 points per game, 9.2 rebounds, and 8.3 rebounds, all career-highs. His efforts earned him a runner-up finish for the 2021-22 Most Improved Player of the Year Award. Murray was also an All-Star selection this season, a […] READ MORE


The NBA Play-In Tournament is Flawed

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We’re inching closer to the NBA postseason and the second NBA play-in tournament. With March Madness upon us, we become captivated by the chance of shocking upsets in a single-elimination format. Despite the long odds of a 15-seeded St Peter’s defeating a second-seed Kentucky, we tune in to watch. And when the near-impossible happens, we’re […] READ MORE


NBA Eastern Conference Surprises

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The NBA is past its halfway mark, with each team having played at least 42 games. At this point you can start to believe that teams are what their record shows. The body of work is large enough that opinions can be solidified. One of the biggest stories so far this season has been the […] READ MORE


Atlanta Hawks: Three potential Deals to improve the team’s defense

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The Atlanta Hawks entered the 2021-22 season with high expectations after losing to the eventual NBA Champions the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals last season. Fast forward six months and the Hawks sit 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 17-22 record. Their most recent loss came against a Kawhi Leonard and Paul […] READ MORE


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