Ranking The League’s Starting Point Guards

With the NBA draft over, free agency winding down, and NBA training camps about a month away it’s that time of year again for fans to get excited about the next season. Whether you are a fan of a powerhouse franchise like the Warriors, Cavaliers, or Spurs , the fan of an up and coming young franchise like the Timberwolves, 76ers, and Bucks, or somewhere … Continue reading Ranking The League’s Starting Point Guards

48 Minutes will Decide Best Player in the World

For the first time in recent NBA history the title of Best Player in the World will be riding on one single game. Stephen Curry has won the last two MVP awards, is the reigning champion, and will be playing the last game of a historic 88-win (so far) season. LeBron James is a 4-time MVP (in ’09, ’10, ’12, & ’13), a 2-time champ … Continue reading 48 Minutes will Decide Best Player in the World

D’Angelo Russell vs Jabari Parker

D’Angelo Russell and Jabari Parker are making the number two pick cool again. The number two picks from 2008-2013 were Michael Beasley, Hasheem Thabeet, Evan Turner, Derrick Williams, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and Victor Oladipo–hardly a murderer’s row.  LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Durant, the #2 picks in 2006 and 2007, changed the teams that drafted them, but other than that it has become clear that the only … Continue reading D’Angelo Russell vs Jabari Parker

Thunder Making Moves

By Charlie Gibson On Thursday night the Thunder beat the Spurs in the biggest game of this NBA season so far. The OKC crowd smelled blood in the water and had an Oracle-level impact on the game. Kevin Durant had the quietest 37 points of the playoffs while Westbrook dropped 28 with 12 assists. Kawhi Leonard had 22 points on 23 shots and LaMarcus Aldridge had … Continue reading Thunder Making Moves

Washington Wizards Head West for 5 game trip

Week 23: 5 Game Road Trip Preview

After a productive 5 game winning streak, the Wizards find themselves no closer to the playoffs than a few weeks ago after a five game losing streak.  Washington, still 3 GB of the 8th spot, has 10 games left, and the team they are chasing, Detroit, only has 8 games left.  A win Friday night at home against the Timberwolves would have made things much … Continue reading Week 23: 5 Game Road Trip Preview

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An Irrational Wizards Fan’s Vision of How the Wizards Make the Playoffs

Washington, coming off 4 straights wins, has 13 games, left, so we’ll take another look at the race for the 7th and 8th seeds in the Eastern Conference, with the Wizards only 2 games behind Indiana for 7th and 1.5 games out of 8th.  At the beginning of last week the team had lost five straight games, including a terrible loss in Denver, and Wizards … Continue reading An Irrational Wizards Fan’s Vision of How the Wizards Make the Playoffs

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Wizards Week XX Preview

Week 20 for the Wizards comes after back to back losses to the Cavaliers in Cleveland and the Pacers at home.  It also marks the 20 games left mark in this long, up-and-down season.  Washington is 1.5 games out of the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference, and armed with the easiest remaining schedule in the East, needs consistent and strong play in this stretch.  This … Continue reading Wizards Week XX Preview