The Lottery Mafia takes a look at the teams currently outside of the playoffs across the NBA
MONDAY, NOV. 23 76ers-Timberwolves The matchup between KAT and Oak makes this game watchable even if it ends up being a blowout. I’ve long felt KAT to be the much more complete player, and that he was the only sure-fire star from this summer’s draft. As Zach Lowe touched on in his recent column about […]
While the Heat have blazed to a hot start, Goran Dragic has seen his stats burn down. What’s causing this slump, and can it be fixed?
At 6-6, the Orlando Magic are a mixed bag so far this season. New head coach Scott Skiles was expected to help this explosive roster reach the next level of skill and maturity. After a slow start, the Magic have strung together a consistent stretch of team play, even if their individual playing time has […]
The Denver Nuggets were supposed to be a young team with some questions defensively that wasn’t going to do much this season. However, at 6-5 and currently in seventh in the West, the question must be asked, what are we supposed to make of this Denver team? Can they make a bigger dent in the […]
A featured look at the young center playing for Barcelona, plus other Euroleague news.
Week 4 features some solid lottery match-ups.
These rookies are impressing early in the season (note: I’ve not chosen the obvious ones).
The Minnesota Timberwolves are defying our expectations as their young stars grow up before our eyes
The New York Knicks have a history of making highly questionable and highly scrutinized draft picks over the years. Enter Kristaps Porzingis, a towering 20-year-old Latvian, selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Over the first 9 games of the NBA season, Porzingis has roared to life and returned warmth […]
Brooklyn and Chicago toss their hats into the D League ring as the NBA sets its sights on 30.
Three NBA teams have still not recorded a win this season. But while their records are similar, each team has reached this point for a variety of different reasons, and each team has different options for their future.
Here are five must-watch games in the lottery landscape during Week 3 of the NBA season.
So far, it appears Stan Van Gundy has the Detroit Pistons primed for a playoff push.
On the first of the month, Jeremy Lamb and the Charlotte Hornets used the extra hour of sleep to come to terms on a contract extension, with the swingman agreeing to a deal for three years and $21 million before the November 2nd deadline. In a land of skyrocketing payrolls and players like Harrison Barnes turning […]