Orlando Magic: Steps to Contention

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The Orlando Magic have been cemented in mediocrity over the past couple of seasons. They have a roster capable of making the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, but nothing more. This season was yet another indication. Orlando made the playoffs as the eighth seed and bowed out four games to one to the Milwaukee Bucks. […] 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



Cassius Winston 2020 NBA Draft Profile

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Cassius Winston came into the season as one of the best players in the nation. Michigan State was the preseason number one team in the nation but struggled at times. Unfortunately, Winston was not able to make his last run through March Madness, but he certainly impressed scouts. Cassius Winston 2020 NBA Draft Profile College […] READ MORE


Why the Denver Nuggets Offense is Struggling

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The Denver Nuggets offense is struggling. Last year, they were able to win in a shootout, usually due to a monster performance from Nikola Jokic. This year, however, the script has flipped. Denver is in the bottom 10 in points per game, but they are in the top five for points allowed and defensive rating, […] READ MORE


Michael Porter Jr: The X-Factor

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If you don’t remember, Michael Porter Jr. was the number one recruit in his high school class. He was almost a consensus number one overall draft pick in preseason mock drafts. Porter committed to the University of Missouri, but then had back surgery and missed all but three games. In the draft, he dropped to the […] READ MORE


The Denver Nuggets’ Solution at Small Forward

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In 2018-19, the Denver Nuggets had one traditional small forward on its roster – Torrey Craig. With Craig spending the majority of the previous season (2017-18) in the G-League, Head Coach Mike Malone was forced to be creative when addressing the wing position throughout the season. To begin the season, he went with Will Barton […] READ MORE