10 Candidates for the 2023 Hall of Fame

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The 2023 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame class figures to be yet another strong class.  There are all-time talents, winners who should be enshrined on their first ballot, and holdovers who deserve enshrinement.  Let’s take a look at ten candidates from the 2023 class that are worthy of induction. The First-Ballot Hall of Fame Locks. […] READ MORE


Canadian-Born Prominence in Today’s NBA

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For the longest time, the dominant sport in Canada was hockey. However, in recent history, there has been a shift in the way Canadian basketball is viewed. From early Canadian players emerging in the 1980s to a partnership between the NBA and Canada Basketball in 2015, Canada’s involvement in basketball has had a significant trend […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Steps to Contention

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The Dallas Mavericks are close to contention, but not quite there just yet. This next off-season is going to be of major importance, as there are three Mavericks steps to contention. They are, however, still a surprise to many this season. Luka Doncic has emerged as a legitimate superstar, Kristaps Porzingis has found his stride, […] READ MORE



Remebering Dirk Nowitzki

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Dirk Nowitzki played his final home game as a Dallas Maverick one year ago today. He has the sixth most points in league history. He owns the majority of Maverick records from games played, points, rebounds, blocks, and so much more. Sure, he owns the Mavericks records for most fouls and turnovers, but that’s a […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks All-Decade Team

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The decade could not have started better for the Dallas Mavericks as they emerged as champions in the 2010-11 season. It was the first championship in franchise history and has remained the only one. The team was competitive afterward, making the playoffs four of the five next seasons. Although they’re now on a three-season playoff […] READ MORE


Foreign-Born Players That Have a Chance to Score 30,000 Career Points

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The NBA is becoming a global game. Foreign-born players are some of the most talented players in the league today. The NBA’s focus on bringing the game worldwide has made a positive impact on the game’s popularity. Talented legends like Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, and Hakeem Olajuwon have opened the doors for foreign-born players to […] READ MORE


Kristaps Porzingis’ Expectations for the 2019-2020 Season

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If the Dallas Mavericks‘ preseason game versus the Detroit Pistons was any indicator, Kristaps Porzingis is set for an outstanding return with high expectations. The Latvian superstar may have been slightly forgotten in the NBA world after suffering an injury that kept him out for more than an entire season, but extended recovery time and […] READ MORE


Using an NBA Sorting Hat to Sort NBA Players into Hogwarts Houses

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The draft is a staple of the four major North American sports leagues. Players are chosen by teams based on several attributes that fit their style of play. Harry Potter has a similar system of placing students in Hogwarts. The sorting hat picks students based on characteristics that were seen as desirable by the founders […] READ MORE


FIBA World Cup Historical Statistics

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FIBA World Cup is an international basketball competition contested by men’s national teams. The cup’s structure is similar to the FIFA World Cup, but it is not the same. 1967 was the first year when a team was awarded the winning Naismith Trophy. As of right now, the reigning champions are the United States of […] READ MORE