Pelicans

It’s only one game, but the Pelicans have the potential to be scary good

The New Orleans Pelicans showed flashes of potential in an opening night beatdown of the Houston Rockets. Anthony Davis and company went into Houston and won 131-112 as they couldn’t be stopped all night. While the night was supposed to be about how the new look Rockets would perform, it was Anthony Davis who stole

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Nikola Jokic

NBA: Five teams that need to take the next step in 2018-19

The NBA preseason is underway and there are many storylines to follow. As this season approaches, 29 teams are all looking to dethrone the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors. They’ve been the class of the NBA in that time and they look to continue their dominance over the league. There are teams with

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Joakim Noah

Joakim Noah, Knicks break up is looming

According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, center Joakim Noah is expected to part ways with the New York Knicks. Sources: The Knicks and center Joakim Noah are expected to part ways before training camp; team has continued to work trade calls, although waiving and stretching Noah's contract looms as a route. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania)

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Rockets

Who won the Rockets-Suns four-player trade?

On Thursday evening, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Houston Rockets traded Ryan Anderson and De’Anthony Melton to the Phoenix Suns for Marquese Chriss and Brandon Knight. The Rockets had been looking for a place to trade Anderson’s lucrative contract for a while and they finally found a team willing to take on the salary.

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NBA

The NBA is voting on a new shot clock rule among other things

The pace of play has become a focal point in many sports leagues all over the world. In tennis, there is a serve clock where the player on serve has to serve the ball within the allotted time. This will be the case at the upcoming US Open. In baseball, MLB put in the pace

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Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets new Classic Court is awesome

This coming season, NBA teams are paying homage to some of the things that made them great in the past. It provides nostalgia and great memories for longtime fans of their respective teams. The peak of the Charlotte Hornets took place in the 1990’s and early 2000’s. They were known for bringing the excitement of

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Kawhi Leonard

The Kawhi Leonard timeline and the status of his image

I don’t know if you’ve heard this before, but Kawhi Leonard continues to be at the forefront of trade talks this summer. The disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star had an injury-riddled 2017-18 season which saw him play in only nine games. It was the focal point of what was the Spurs’ worst season (in terms

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard’s downward spiral into NBA oblivion

Dwight Howard’s eight seasons in Orlando featured many accomplishments both for the Magic and for himself. He led the league in rebounds per game four times and also led in blocks per game twice. In addition to all of the great things he did statistically, he is most known for taking the 2009 Orlando Magic

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Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey hired as the Detroit Pistons’ new head coach

After seven seasons as the head coach of the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey has been hired as the new head coach of the Detroit Pistons. He will sign a five-year contract with the Pistons according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Casey went 320-238 in seven seasons with the Raptors leading them to five straight playoff appearances.

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Josh Level Classic

Josh Level Classic brings North Carolina basketball community together

Josh Level collapsed during a basketball game in Winston-Salem, NC over five years ago and died of a viral infection called myocarditis. The loss of Level hit the basketball community hard, especially in his hometown of, Greensboro, NC. One year after his unfortunate passing, his best friend Kanayo Obi-Rapu organized the first Josh Level Classic

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