Rookie, NBA Draft

Which 2018 NBA second-round draft picks will deliver in rookie season?

First round picks are nice, but let us not forget how important picks 31-60 can be. There has been an assemblage of second-round picks in past seasons who have managed to carve their way onto an NBA roster and find ways to contribute. The 2018 NBA Draft class was deep and saturated with talent. After

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Does the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really focus on the most valuable player?

Is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award really about being the most valuable? When you read the phrase “most valuable” you think of the player that’s most important to their team. If we’re calling the most heralded award in the league the Most Valuable Player award then I believe it should truly be awarded to

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The NBA Has a Revenue Problem

Despite the NBA’s freshly signed $24 Billion television deal with ESPN and Turner Sports, a report from ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe says that nearly half of the league’s teams lost money before revenue-sharing payouts. In simpler terms, 14 NBA franchises lost money last season before the profitable teams cut them a check. That’s

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The Kyrie Irving Trade Will Continue To Hinge On Isaiah Thomas’ Health, Future

The Kyrie Irving-to-Boston Celtics trade last week rocked the NBA world. The former Finals champion and heir to LeBron James’ throne in Cleveland had his intentions to leave Cleveland via trade leaked in the weeks prior to the deal, making it more of a “when, not if” type trade. Of course, moving a player of

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Bam Adebayo Scouting Report

Date of Birth: July 18, 1997 Position: Center College: Kentucky Measurements: 6’10”, 260 Strengths Bam Adebayo is a ravenous offensive rebounder. He averaged 8 rebounds per game last season, 3.1 of which were on the offensive end. Adebayo is even a threat to grab an offensive rebound with a defender in front of him.  Bam Adebayo has great rebounding

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Without Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers Can’t Compete With Healthy Utah Jazz

Healthy for the first time all series, the Utah Jazz were able to roll past the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5, 96-92, giving them a 3-2 advantage for the series. Really, you can substitute “healthy for the first time all series” with “healthy for the first time all season” and you would have the same

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Utah Jazz

Joe Johnson, Jazz Offense Do Just Enough To Draw Clippers Series Even at 2-2

Rudy Gobert returns, but it’s Joe Johnson who once again leads way for the Utah Jazz, who outlast the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 to tie first round series at 2-2. Basketball has often been compared to dancing; a lot of movements coming together at just the right time to form something beautiful. That’s a fair

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Basketball shooting tips to remember when practicing

As I was walking off the basketball court the other morning, I had a young kid ask me, “what drills do I do to work on my shot?” While the question threw me off guard, I proceeded to give him the best advice I could. It was a great a question which inspired me to

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Isaiah Thomas Has One Final Test: The Playoffs

The Isaiah Thomas story has been well documented. A 5’9″ guard out of the University of Washington that played three years of high-caliber ball under coach Lorenzo Romar only to be selected dead last in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings; Thomas played well in three years as a King, including a 20.3

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March Madness

March Madness Men’s Day 2 Recap: Some Unlikely Outcomes

March Madness Never Ceases to Surprise Us. The second day of March Madness created some excitement for some double-digit seeds along with heartbreak for teams with hopes of making a deep run.  The second round begins today and teams look to punch their ticket to the sweet 16.  The results from day two of March Madness has

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