Houston Rockets 2022-23 Season Preview

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The Houston Rockets are still in the midst of their rebuild. They finished last season with the worst regular season record in the league at 20-62. Yes, that’s bad. With that being said, the Rockets have been committed to building through the NBA Draft and should continue to see development from their young players. Houston […] READ MORE


The G-League Ignite Program is Doing What the NCAA Couldn’t

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Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, and Isaiah Todd. Last year on July 29th, these three players became the first players in NBA history to be drafted from the G-League Ignite team, which has paved paths for players of all kinds. Many young players have opted out of the expected college scholarship and signed with the G-League […] READ MORE


The Houston Rockets Are at a Crossroads

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Fans of the Houston Rockets have gotten used to winning over the past decade or so. From the moment this club acquired James Harden until last year, they’d been playoff locks on an annual basis and occasional NBA title contenders. Life, as they say, comes at you quickly. The Rockets remain built around a divisive […] READ MORE


Players to Hold in Fantasy Basketball

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We are officially a month into the NBA season and already some players have not lived up to expectations. For a lot of young players, patience is key. The main cause for these struggles is usually poor shooting, and that is something that a player just needs to play through. Each one of these players […] READ MORE


Houston Rockets 2021-22 Season Preview

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The post-James Harden era for the Houston Rockets did not go smoothly last season. After the all-star guard was traded, the Rockets finished the season with the worst record in the NBA (17-55). Second-year head coach Stephen Silas now gets an offseason with no drama. The Rockets have a lot of young talent, but their […] READ MORE


NBA Rookie of the Year Predictions

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The 2021 NBA Draft class has been proclaimed the best draft class since 2003. That draft class consisted of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Bosh. While rookie of the year is always a hard award to decide, this year should be more difficult than usual. Will it be consensus number one overall […] READ MORE


NBA Summer League Standouts

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As the NBA Summer League draws to a close this week, it has been nothing short of spectacular. Great performances from highly touted and lesser-known players have lit up the NBA world. Many players showed that they definitely belong as well as showing flashes of potential stardom. In this article, we will review NBA standouts […] READ MORE


Houston Rockets have Tremendous Draft Night: Grades

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The Houston Rockets had a wonderful 2021 NBA Draft making four selections in the first round. After an ugly 2020 campaign that saw an underwhelming return for James Harden, the Rockets bounced back in a big way. Let’s take a look at the Houston Rockets draft grades. 2021 NBA Draft: Houston Rockets Grades Houston Rockets […] READ MORE


2021 NBA Mock Draft

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It’s finally time for the NBA Draft, taking place on July 29th. This year’s talent pool is deep – ranging from top NCAA, G-League, and international prospects. Take a look at Last Word on Sport’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft. 2021 NBA Mock Draft First Round 1. Detroit Pistons – Cade Cunningham, Guard, Oklahoma State Cade […] READ MORE


2021 NBA Draft Lottery: Projection of the Top 5

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The ping-pong balls have fallen in favor of the Detroit Pistons, and they are the winners of the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery. After enduring a tough couple of seasons, the lottery gods have offered Detroit a glimmer of hope with the first selection in this year’s upcoming draft. With the draft order finally set, here […] READ MORE