Deron Williams to the Dallas Mavericks is great for one team, the Boston Celtics

Over the last week, Deron Williams requested a release from the Brooklyn Nets. His wish came true and is now expected to sign with the Dallas Mavericks. The Nets now lose a troubled former NBA star who was owed a ton of money. The Mavericks now add an above average point guard who’s signing eases

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Jahlil Okafor Is Off To A Great Start

For Sixers fans, there has been very little action and excitement over the past season because well, the team just wasn’t very good. We had a a good look into the future last year with rookie Nerlens Noel coming into his own once the 76ers traded away Michael Carter-Williams. The thought of Joel Embiid being

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VIDEO: Fisch’s Friday Rant – DeAndre Jordan & Summer League

The newest episode of Fisch’s Friday Rant brings some views and opinions on the DeAndre Jordan situation and the Orlando and Utah Summer Leagues:

What If Wednesday: If LeBron James Never Did ‘The Decision’

Today marks the 5 year anniversary of one of the most talked about moments in sports called, ‘The Decision”. LeBron James decided to ‘take his talents to South Beach‘ to join Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh to become part of the Miami Heat. The choice to go to Miami turned out to be a great

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VIDEO: Fisch’s Friday Rant – Big Contracts & LaMarcus Aldridge

Find last week’s rant here. This week, I rant about some free agency happenings. Free agents are getting overpaid with humongous contracts and it’s really starting to turn some heads. Also, I touch on the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes and how he needs to pick a team already!

Knicks, Lakers on the back end of this free agent generation

The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers are two of, if not the biggest marquee teams in all of basketball. We’re talking Madison Square Garden, which has been donned the “Mecca” of basketball, and Staples Center, the birthplace of Showtime. For years, these two teams have been the ‘gods’ of organizations that all

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Adam Silver and D'Angelo Russell

Loading – Laker fans should be perfectly fine with D’Angelo Russell

The Los Angeles Lakers just came across an identity challenge in the 2015 NBA Draft last week. They threw something of a curve ball by drafting Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell with the no. 2 overall pick, particularly after multiple reports indicated that they had their sights set on Duke big man Jahlil Okafor. Although

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The Charlotte Hornets were the biggest losers from the NBA Draft

Everything was in place for the Hornets this off-season to get ready for next season. They acquired their big man who can shoot from deep and play the 4 in Spencer Hawes, they traded for Nicholas Batum to have a play-making small forward that can shoot the ball from deep, and they retained Al Jefferson for at

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Are the Minnesota Timberwolves now contenders in the West?

So, by now, we all know that the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl-Anthony Towns with the 1st overall pick in this year’s draft. It was quite predictable for some time and no one was shocked when it happened Thursday night. Then, Minnesota went on to trade their two second round picks (Rakeem Christmas and Cedi Osman)

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Christian Wood is ready to play with a chip on his shoulder

Every year we see NBA prospects drop lower than they should, just as Justise Winslow did this year, but usually it’s not too significant. Christian Wood was one of the better PFs we had in the draft. I personally thought he would be one of the best value picks for where he was supposed to go,

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