Seth Curry, Yogi Ferrell has the Mavericks thinking playoffs

This season started off rough for the Dallas Mavericks. They had a record of 4-17 through the first 21 games and were without their superstar forward Dirk Nowitzki, who was battling a strained Achilles. Without Nowitzki, free agent acquisition Harrison Barnes had to step up in his place. Barnes admirably held his own, averaging 20.5 points, […]

Zach LaVine is developing into a polished scoring threat for Minnesota

Throughout his short NBA career, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine has been known for one thing: his high-flying dunks. Ever since his days at UCLA, all people could talk about was his athleticism and high-flying acrobatics. However, its only for so long you can hold that moniker until people wonder if that is all […]

Lou Williams continues to shoulder the offensive workload for Lakers

This week, has been an amazing week of basketball for Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Lou Williams. Williams, who is the Lakers’ sixth man coming off the bench, has been tasked with the duty of shouldering the offensive workload for a team without Jose Caledron, D’Angelo Russell, and Nick Young. Without Russell, the Lakers are […]

Can Anthony Davis win both the MVP and scoring title?

New Orleans Pelicans superstar forward Anthony Davis is looking to accomplish a feat that hasn’t been done since the 1999-00 season by Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal. The feat that he is trying to carry out is winning both the MVP and scoring title as a big man. As I mentioned, O’Neal was the last […]

Fear the Deer: Bucks make a long-term investment in Giannis Antetokounmpo

Last season for the Milwaukee Bucks was underwhelming to say the least. They finished with a record of 33-49, missed the playoffs after giving the Chicago Bulls a tough first round matchup the previous season, and the Greg Monroe experiment has not worked out thus far. However, there was one bright spot from last season […]

Three players making an impact at the NBA Summer League

The NBA Summer League is the association’s annual summer showcase, where basketball players from all walks of life, lace up their sneakers and play in front NBA and international personnel trying to make a name for themselves. In particular, this summer, all the attention has been on top picks Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown, […]

The Cavaliers’ biggest weapon has been their 3-point shooting

The 2016 NBA Finals will reunite the Cleveland Cavaliers and the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors. The Cavaliers are four wins away from capturing their first NBA championship, and it would not have been possible if they did not make a coaching change earlier in the season. In January, general manager David Griffin decided […]

The Thunder need third quarter Russell Westbrook for all 48 minutes in Game 2

Monday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder went into Oracle Arena and knocked off the Golden State Warriors, 108-102, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. The Thunder were able to win thanks to a 19-point third quarter from point guard Russell Westbrook. That dynamic quarter from Russ was the key to Oklahoma City’s comeback […]

Miami-Toronto: Goran Dragic needs to bring the Heat

In basketball, college or pro, we’ve all hear the saying good guard play wins games in the postseason. Sunday afternoon, in a win-or-go-home situation, that saying held true as the Miami Heat took the sting out of the Charlotte Hornets, 106-73. Miami point guard Goran Dragic left his mark on the game by playing with […]

Isaiah Thomas and Evan Turner carry a bigger burden for the Celtics

Saturday night, the Atlanta Hawks prevailed over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round, 102-101. The Hawks stormed the Celtics in the first half, but the game became a nail-biter thanks to a valiant effort by Boston’s Isaiah Thomas, Evan Turner and Avery Bradley. The trio of guards helped the […]

James Harden’s triple-double keeps Rockets’ playoff hopes alive

After losing to the Utah Jazz at the Toyota Center on Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets knew that on Friday night, they had to beat the Eastern conference’s second-best team in to retain the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Coming into Friday’s game against the Toronto Raptors, Houston was riding a […]

Dwyane Wade has found the fountain of youth

The last few seasons have not been kind to Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade. The perennial All-Star has dealt with numerous injuries as he’s gotten older. In the 2013-2014 season, Wade played in only 54 games and averaged 19 points, 4.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 32.9 minutes. In the postseason that year, Wade averaged […]