Society Top 50: No. 26 – DeMar DeRozan

Name: DeMar DeRozan Ranking: 26 Team: Toronto Raptors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 27.3 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.9 APG, 46.7 FG%, 26.6 3PT%, 84.2 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 24.0 PER, 55.2 TS%, 9.0 WS, 2.4 OBPM, -1.5 DBPM, 1.9 VORP The Breakdown They say that the mid-range jump shot is a lost art in the NBA. Those

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2017-2018 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics went into the 2016-2017 season looking to take another step forward in their rebuild and did just that. They drafted Jaylen Brown and signed Al Horford, a big name free agent name the Celtics aren’t known for signing. From the start, Horford fit in perfectly. He gave the Celtics a veteran presence

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CJ McCollum

Society Top 50: No. 27 – CJ McCollum

Name: CJ McCollum Ranking: 27 Team: Portland Trail Blazers 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.0 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.6 APG, 0.9 SPG, 48 FG%, 42.1 3PT%, 91.2 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 19.9 PER, 58.5 TS%, 7.6 WS, 3.2 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.1 VORP The Breakdown If you like players that can go from 0

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Kyle Lowry

Society Top 50: No. 28 – Kyle Lowry

Name: Kyle Lowry Rank: 28 Team: Toronto Raptors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 22.4 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 7.0 APG, 1.5 SPG, 46.4 FG%, 41.2 3PT%, 81.9 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 22.9 PER, 62.3 TS%, 10.1 WS, 7.1 OBPM, -0.5 DBPM, 4.9 VORP The Breakdown Kyle Lowry is probably one of the most underrated players in the league based

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Nikola Jokic

Society Top 50: No. 29 – Nikola Jokic

Name: Nikola Jokic Rank: 29 Team: Denver Nuggets 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 16.7 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 4.9 apg, 0.8 bpg, 57.8 FG%, 32.4 3PT%, 82.5 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 26.3 PER, 64.0 TS%, 9.7 WS, 6.2 OBPM, 2.2 DBPM, 5.3 VORP The Breakdown: Yes, we’re talking Nikola Jokic again. I know that this has been a hot

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Society Top 50: No. 30 Kevin Love

Name: Kevin Love Ranking: 30 Team: Cleveland Cavaliers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 19.0 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 2.4 APG, 0.9 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 43 FG%, 37.3 3PT%, 87.1 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats:  21.1 PER, .573 TS%, 6.4 WS, 1.7 OBPM, -0.9 DBPM, 1.3 VORP The Breakdown Kevin Love was the man in Minnesota before Karl-Anthony Towns came around.

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2017-2018 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Last season was a very average year for the Atlanta Hawks. They placed second in the Southeast Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. They faced the division rival Washington Wizards in the first round of the playoffs and lost in six games. This was the second year of regression since the Eastern Conference Finals team

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Mitchell Robinson

Why is Everyone Bashing Mitchell Robinson?

Former Class of 2017 top 10 recruit, Mitchell Robinson, has left Western Kentucky for the second time that Scout first reported. Since it was reported last night, there has been a lot of backlash of his decision. One high-ranking NBA exec on Mitchell Robinson: “He’s a huge red flag. … and I’m not sure he’s

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Avery Bradley, Detroit Pistons

Society Top 50: No. 31 – Avery Bradley

Name: Avery Bradley Ranking: 31 Team: Detroit Pistons (Previously Boston Celtics) 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 16.3 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.2 apg, 1.2 spg, 46.3 FG%, 39.0 3PT%, 73.1 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 14.4 PER, 54.8 TS%, 3.1 WS, -0.2 OBPM, -0.4 DBPM, 0.7 VORP The Breakdown:  One of the rarest features to come by these days in

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Duke Could Land Best Wing Combo in the Nation

Class of 2018 6-foot-7 200lb versatile forward RJ Barrett, ranked #1 per 247Sports, is on his official visit to Duke this weekend (September 15th-17th). It is always a daunting task for any coach to land the #1 prospect in the country as competition is fierce. Duke fans are salivating at the possibility that Coach K

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