This has been one of the more compelling years for the NBA’s yearly awards. The Rookie of the Year race is a coin flip and for yet another season we are debating the definition of “valuable” in the Most Valuable Player award to vouch for who is most deserving. The awards themselves are valued differently
On the third episode of The Sunday Fadeaway host Ryan Calpin and special contributor Ryan Dieter (@thedeetz63) dive into LeBron’s future with the Cavs, MVP favorites and a breakdown of the Southwest Division. They also have new topics for this week’s Crossover and Buzzer Beater. Make sure to tune in and follow to join the
Russell Westbrook was named the MVP of the 2016-17 regular season at last night’s first ever NBA Awards show in New York City, being recognized as the league’s most valuable player in the league after averaging a triple-double (31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game) and leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to 47
It’s that time of year again. The regular season has wrapped up and the postseason is on its way. So, the most popular topic in between is who will be receiving all of the hardware. There have been plenty of debates over the 2016-17 NBA Awards, and they’ll continue well after the winners are announced.
As we are in the beginning of the 2017 year, I wanted to dive into three topics that have been hot among basketball and hoops fans alike. So far the NBA season has been something of greatness and it seems like the next few months leading into June will only carry more amazing entertainment. 1.
The New York Liberty, coached by former Detroit Bad Boy Bill Laimbeer, are fresh off of an Eastern Conference Finals appearance last season. Currently, they are 2-3 through the first five games of the season, but one veteran on the team is enjoying the best season of her career so far. Tina Charles, the six year pro,
This All-Star Weekend was filled with entertaining matchups, crazy dunks, a legend’s farewell, and record setting offense. It was a great weekend to say the least. Russell Westbrook probably feels the same way as he decided to go for 31 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals. Last year, he turned in a 41-point
Last year, there were tons and tons of debates on who was going to win the MVP. Fans were arguing the MVP case for Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Steph Curry, and James Harden. We even made the case for the top MVP candidates who could have won the award. Steph Curry was leading the Warriors
Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky has officially been named the WNBA MVP for the 2015 season. Congrats to @De11eDonne!!! #MVPStatus #StriveForGreatness — LeBron James (@KingJames) September 16, 2015 Coming from the small state of Delaware, Delle Donne carved her own path to the number two pick in the 2013 draft. She turned down playing
You read the title correctly. Yes, I know that is only July 23 as I write this prediction. Where would the fun be if we can’t make ridiculously early predictions? Everyone missed one team in the postseason this season and the biggest cause of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s downfall would be the injury bug. Kevin