Gordon Hayward Signs with the Charlotte Hornets

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Gordon Hayward has agreed to sign with the Charlotte Hornets. It is a four-year deal worth $120 million. This comes after Hayward declined his $34 million player option with the Celtics and become a free agent. While there were many reports that he would sign with the Indiana Pacers as a part […] READ MORE



2020 NBA Draft: Lottery Results

After a five-month delay, the 2020 NBA Draft finally took place virtually on Wednesday night. The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery took place back in August, officially deciding the placement of teams for picks one through fourteen. Check out the official results from the 2020 NBA Draft Lottery selections.  2020 NBA Draft – Lottery Results  1.) […] READ MORE


Houston Rockets: Three Trade Ideas to Move Russell Westbrook

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In a shock move, Houston Rockets superstar Russell Westbrook has requested a trade after just one year with the team. The 32-year-old cited a lack of accountability as a primary reason for his request along with the team’s blurry future. Interestingly, it was reported that James Harden will remain in Houston, “locked-in” for the upcoming […] READ MORE


Charlotte Hornets: Three Trade Ideas to Prepare for the Future

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If there is one team in the NBA that epitomizes NBA mediocrity, it’s the Charlotte Hornets. Since taking majority ownership in 2010, Michael Jordan‘s team has made the playoffs just twice in 10 years. With the departure of Kemba Walker in last year’s free agency, the Hornets must turn its attention toward asset accumulation and […] READ MORE


Charlotte Hornets: Steps to Contention

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The Charlotte Hornets 2019-20 season was full of ups and downs. Players like Devonte’ Graham and PJ Washington shined, the defense showed promise down the stretch, and Terry Rozier didn’t underplay his contract like many expected. With all that being said, they were out of the running for the playoffs quite early, marking another disappointing season. The tools are […] 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


Last Word on Pro Basketball’s Top 30 NBA Players: Kemba Walker

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Although ranking the top 30 NBA players in today’s game is an incredibly difficult task, The Last Word on Pro Basketball staff has taken it on. Debuting at number 21 in the countdown is Boston Celtics’ point guard Kemba Walker. Top 30 NBA Players Number 21 – Kemba Walker After a stellar collegiate career at the […] READ MORE


Re-grading the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

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Although the season is currently postponed, the 2019 NBA Draft lottery class has had plenty of time to showcase their skills and abilities. It’s definitely too early to label any flops, but some have not lived up to expectations yet, while others have flourished. With the draft being less than a year ago, it’s important […] READ MORE


Rudy Gobert Trade Ideas

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The tension between Rudy Gobert and his Utah Jazz teammates, most notably Donovan Mitchell, has been all over the media in recent weeks. The Jazz, although a playoff contender, may have their hand forced in trading the reigning Defensive Player of the Year. Gobert is only 27 and in his prime, so it’s not necessarily as […] READ MORE