A look at undrafted Mindaugas Kuzminskas – a Lithuanian small forward who is a key piece for Unicaja Malaga in the Spanish ACB and Euroleague. Having missed out on selection in the 2011 draft he’s started to come into his own in the Euroleague.
“I’d rather be lucky than good.” I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase at least once in your life. The recent re-emergence of the Boston Celtics as playoff contender under head coach Brad Stevens has to make their fan base feel a bit lucky, but how much of it really is luck or outstanding coaching?
D’Angelo Russell isn’t getting enough minutes… and he isn’t at fault for it.
The Phoenix Suns and general manager Ryan McDonough aren’t afraid to think outside the box, and that is exactly what they did with their starting backcourt of Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight. Despite criticism, that investment is starting to pay off for Phoenix, but other parts of the team aren’t performing as well as they […]
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.