I own a Charles Barkley jersey. One of those cheap, ultra-retro Champion jerseys. The ones with the screen printed logos, numbers and letters. If this still isn’t ringing a bell, imagine you’re at a Bon Iver or Drake concert and you see all those white dudes in brightly colored sleeveless shirts with big numbers on […]
Are the Detroit Pistons ready to make a move up the Eastern Conference standings?
The 2017 NBA Draft has been touted for quite some time as perhaps the deepest collection of elite point guard talent for quite some time. In a league flush with elite playmaking stars such as Steph Curry, Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, and Kyrie Irving the teams in the lottery will be looking to close the […]
Utah has undeniable depth at every position, but what kind of impact will Gordon Hayward’s injury have on the Jazz’s early-season success? Can they start establishing themselves as an upper echelon Western Conference squad? Can they begin making that leap without him?
For a Dallas Mavericks organization that has (mostly) ignored the NBA Draft since stealing Dirk Nowitzki from Milwaukee in a deal 20 years ago, sophomore Justin Anderson is a ray of hope for both the present and future.
The Portland Trail Blazers spent a lot of money this offseason retaining the core of last season’s team. Their one major outside move was to bring in Evan Turner. How will the former Celtic impact the team, and can he keep them on an upward swing?
It’s rare that a rookie is relied on to play a meaningful role with a squad coming off six straight trips to the postseason, but Wade Baldwin IV seems like he’ll be an exception to the rule for the Grizzlies. Still, JaMychal Green is the X-factor in Memphis. At 6-9 with a 7-2 wingspan, the 26-year-old stretch 4 is getting the […]
Can Victor Oladipo take a step forward as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder?
Much like a Jedi sensing a disturbance in the force, so too can all basketball fans feel it – the renewal of League Pass subscriptions. Maybe it isn’t league pass: Local Comcast and Fox Sports stations, TNT and ESPN national broadcasts, and the mythical NBA TV games that no one ever sees because no one […]
The lines have been set for the NBA season. Listed in order below, the following win-loss projections (Westgate LV, Nylon Calculus, and Bovada.lv) were averaged to provide an over-under for each of the 30 franchises. WARNING: To protect yourself from these hot takes, goggles and gloves are highly recommended.
Undrafted. Summer League. Waived. D-League bound. On a 10-day contract. Back to the D-League. Another 10-day contract. And finally, Johnson lands a two-year deal with the Heat. After spots of excellence, filling in through Wade’s injuries in 2015, a broken jaw in last year’s Summer League, and a shoulder surgery that forced him to miss […]
The Charlotte Hornets said goodbye to key rotation players this offseason, placing more of the burden on Kemba Walker’s shoulders. Is he up to the challenge?
Déjà Vu is the feeling of having already experienced the present situation, and Sixers fans are growing sick of it.
With the Rockets moving on from the Dwight Howard Era, it’s up to Clint Capela to hold down the fort for Houston on defense. Is he up to the task?
Opening Night in the NBA features New York-Cleveland, Utah-Portland, and San Antonio-Golden State, which means no games between squads that both missed the playoffs last year. However, night number two of the regular season offers a double dose of drool-worthy duels between lottery clubs.