2020 Players

Basketball Society’s Class of 2020 Players to Watch

With high school basketball season about to be fully underway, we have a list of players to watch in the class of 2020. These sophomores have already started to cement a name for themselves in the recruiting world. RJ Hampton– A 6-foot-5 point guard from Little Elm (TX) High School is being considered as the

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Free Agency

Oladipo, Sabonis Making Paul George Trade Look Much Better For Pacers

I am going to start with a confession. I will not speak for the MANY others, but regardless of what happens for the rest of the year I was completely wrong about the Indiana Pacers and the package they received for Paul George. sam presti should be arrested for robbery — Kirk (@jkirk41) July 1,

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Klay Thompson

Society Top 50: No. 17 – Klay Thompson

Name: Klay Thompson Rank: 17 Team: Golden State Warriors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 22.3 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.1 APG, 0.8 SPG, 46.8 FG%, 41.4 3PT%, 85.3 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.4 PER, 59.2 TS%, 7.1 WS, 2.4 OBPM, -2.1 DBPM, 1.5 VORP The Breakdown: Klay Thompson is fresh off of his second

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Society Top 50: No. 21 – Paul Millsap

Name: Paul Millsap Position: 21 Team: Denver Nuggets 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 18.1 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 3.7 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.9 BPG 44.2 FG%, 31.1 3PT%, 76.8 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 17.8 PER, 54.2 TS%, 6.4 WS, 0.5 OBPM, 2.1 DBPM The Breakdown: If you compile a list of some of the more

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Class of 2019

Basketball Society’s Class of 2019 Players to Watch

With high school basketball season about to be fully underway, we have a list of players to watch in the class of 2019. These are players that are mostly already known by now in the recruiting world but have a good chance of improving their stock while climbing the ranking boards. Zimife Nwokeji– A 6-f00t-7

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My love and hate relationship with LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball has grasped the eyes and ears of people all across the globe. He has garnered the attention and has forced people to form an opinion of either love or hate. The antics, the vibrato in his voice and some of his decisions have kept the media clamoring for anything and everything that they

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Four teams that should inquire about Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns entered the 2017-2018 NBA season as one of the worst teams in the NBA. They were in the middle of a rebuild and looked to take a step forward with rookie forward Josh Jackson. Early into the regular season, it doesn’t look like much progress will be made. Phoenix started the young

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Blake Griffin

Society Top 50: No. 25 – Blake Griffin

Name: Blake Griffin Ranking: 25 Team: Los Angeles Clippers 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 21.6 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 4.9 apg, 0.9 spg, 49.3 FG%, 33.6 3PT%, 76.0 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 22.6 PER, 56.9 TS%, 7.7 WS, 3.2 OBPM, 1.3 DBPM, 3.4 VORP The Breakdown:  Blake Griffin had himself a very Blake Griffin-like year in the 2016-17 season.

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An early evaluation of the Sixers young core

This was a long-awaited season, to say the least. The Sixers had been the talk of Philadelphia, as well as the rest of the country, since the day last season was over. By the end of the season, it turned into, “Where are the Sixers going to end up in the lottery?” They eventually ended up

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Billy Donovan, Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, and Paul George

The pressure is on Oklahoma City’s Billy Donovan this season

I’m looking forward to seeing how Oklahoma City head coach, Billy Donovan handles this upcoming season. While all of the attention is on the chemistry of Russell Westbrook, Paul George, and Carmelo Anthony, Donovan plays a crucial part in this equation. The balancing of ego is important when dealing with such high-level talent. However, I

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