NBA 2K21 Next-Gen Ratings: Quick Reactions

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NBA 2K21 was released more than a month ago, but rosters and ratings weren’t permanently locked in with the NBA Bubble in full swing. Of course, there will be plenty of team changes and rookies added as the offseason begins, but player ratings will remain the same until the 2020-21 season begins. With that being […] READ MORE


The Success of the NBA Bubble

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The strange 2020 NBA season culminated in LeBron James returning the Los Angeles Lakers to basketball prominence. Obviously, the NBA faced significant challenges to finish this season. We all know the league chose to pause in March during the Covid-19 outbreak, resulting in nearly four months without basketball. The NBA and Commissioner Adam Silver decided […] READ MORE


2020 NBA Playoffs Begin in the Bubble

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The 2020 NBA playoffs have kicked off in the bubble in Orlando, and the first few days have been as unpredictable as expected. In a year like no other, chaos in the postseason should not be surprising. Through two games in the first round there are already multiple intriguing story lines manifesting in the bubble. […] READ MORE


Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz NBA Playoffs Preview

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Last Word on Pro Basketball is giving you an NBA Playoffs preview for each series as it begins inside the bubble. The stage is set in Orlando for the third-seeded Denver Nuggets and the sixth-seeded Utah Jazz to face off in the first round. Both teams are not at full strength, and consequently, each will […] READ MORE


“Opening Night” Predictions for the NBA Restart

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The NBA is back. The real NBA is back with actual games that actually count. After 141 days, play will officially resume tonight when the New Orleans Pelicans take on the Utah Jazz. Then, in the nightcap, two title favorites face off as the Battle of Los Angeles makes its way to Orlando. With so much […] READ MORE


NBA Tip-Off: What to Look For on Day One of the Restart

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The day is finally here. Tonight will be the long-awaited NBA tip-off to continue the 2019-20 season after the COVID-19 hiatus. Fans have gotten a sneak peek of what’s to come through the scrimmage games, but now every game counts. Two games with major playoff complications begin tonight. NBA Tip-Off: What to Look For on […] READ MORE


NBA Disney Contenders or Pretenders: Utah Jazz

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Following a four-month hiatus as a result of COVID-19, the NBA is getting ready for a long-anticipated league restart. Beginning on July 31st, the top 22 teams will compete at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Given that there will be a secured “bubble”, concerns over the spread of COVID-19, and no […] READ MORE


How the NBA Suspension Has Affected the Northwest Division

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The suspension of the NBA has impacted every team across the entire league. Only 22 teams will resume the season under some of the strangest circumstances in league history. Today, we take a look at the teams in the Northwest Division. The Northwest Division has several serious threats to the Western Conference crown. Perhaps one […] READ MORE


Last Word on Pro Basketball’s Top 30 NBA Players: Donovan Mitchell

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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. Coming in at number 23 in the countdown is Utah Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell. Top 30 NBA Players Number 23 – Donovan Mitchell Donovan Mitchell played high school […] READ MORE


Looking Ahead: Top 2021 Free Agents

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Free agency is always one of the craziest times in the NBA. Groundbreaking deals happen just minutes after midnight, many of which completely change the league’s landscape. This summer’s free agent class is likely to be different, as there are very little star names and mostly role players. Next summer is a different story, however, […] READ MORE