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Damian Lillard, LeBron James and the NBA’s need for stars on bad teams

ADVERTISEMENT Damien Lillardpicture: Getty Images It’s no secret that this current iteration of the NBA has struggled to make its regular season meaningful. All-star players miss games night to night, and the rivalries we expect because they could be a preview of the postseason are suddenly served. Only two things really move the NBA needle … Read more

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Jay Crowder to the Bucks? The suns must achieve that

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ADVERTISEMENT Jay Crowderpicture: Getty Images Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder has not appeared in an NBA game since last season. He has yet to fit into the Suns team this season and likely won’t do so again. It was decided early on that it was in the interests of all parties for him to walk … Read more

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The Los Angeles Lakers trade for Rui Hachimura from the Washington Wizards

ADVERTISEMENT Rui Hachimura is now with the Lakerspicture: AP After a pair of scintillating victories over the Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies brought the Los Angeles Lakers back to life, the G.I.general mDefender Rob Pelinka decided to score for the first time this season by finalizing a deal that would see him acquire Roy … Read more

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Brooklyn Nets or Philadelphia 76ers?

ADVERTISEMENT Tobias Harris reacts in front of Ben Simmons at the Wells Fargo Center on November 22, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. picture: Getty Images Can I interest you with a non-sexual game like “Would you rather?” I know watching people meditate isn’t as fun as watching them whine, but this is a sports site, not … Read more

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Damian Lillard declares himself the second best NBA player of all time

ADVERTISEMENT picture: Getty Images Damian Lillard’s career with the Trail Blazers has reached an inflection point as his legacy takes hold. We feel it, the fans feel it, the record books feel it, the lady feels it. On Monday night, Lillard surpassed Clyde Drexler to become the franchise’s all-time leading scorer. Lillard’s career has been … Read more

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NBA fines Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat $25,000

ADVERTISEMENT The Nets sat out several players on December 10 against the Indiana Pacerspicture: AP Load management will happen in the NBA regardless of the league’s best efforts. Organizations have been taught to value the postseason on everything because of the ringzzzzz culture, and this mentality is only reinforced by teams like Phoenix Suns They … Read more

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Can the Knicks trade with Cam Reddish?

ADVERTISEMENT cam redishpicture: Getty Images As the trade market heats up with the NBA’s December 15 hiatus looming, allowing players who signed new contracts this year’s league to be traded, the Knicks are expected to be active in the trade market. During this cycle, they are on the other side of the Cam Reddish lottery. … Read more

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Who is responsible for the Atlanta Hawks’ upset – Trae Young or Nate McMillan?

ADVERTISEMENT Nate Macmillan and Tra Youngpicture: Getty Images Here’s a multiple choice essay question. You have a burgeoning star in Trae Young who has settled in after some early career wins. Young is 24 and played in a conference final two seasons ago, but he also has a penchant for taking a lot of heat-checking … Read more

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The Dallas Mavericks will struggle unless Luka Dončić buys the team’s concept

ADVERTISEMENT There is no “I” in “Team” Luke.picture: Getty Images The Mavericks’ struggles this season are well documented and likely won’t abate anytime soon. All World Team captain, Luka Dončić, gets another hot start, but this only translates to a 9-7 record, and the team is barely keeping their heads above water. While Dončić plays … Read more

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Gilgius Alexander’s tea should not be stirred by thunder

ADVERTISEMENT Gilgos Alexander Teapicture: Getty Images Among the eight players who are currently averaging over 30 points per game, there is one who is not like the others. From Luka Donjic, Kevin Durant, Steve Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Jason Tatum, Donovan Mitchell, and Gilgos Alexander TeaI think it’s easy to tell who I’m referring … Read more

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