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knicksfreeagencygrade

The rumors were too good to be true. The Knicks traded Kristaps Prozingis to Mavericks to free up cap space and get draft picks. The New York Knicks finally had sufficient payroll flexibility to sign two max free agents this off-season. Fans and Garden executives set their sites on perennial …
zionwilliamsonnbadraft

There is an ongoing debate amongst NBA fans. Who is the next Michael Jordan? Some say, Kobe Bryant, while others unequivocally believe LeBron James is the best player to ever lace up a pair of sneakers. With King James entering his 16th season, there’s a new debate amongst pundits and …
lakersceltics

It was the late seventies. NBA conference finals were on tape delay and CBS Sports didn’t broadcast NBA Finals on live television. Several players throughout the league were caught up in cocaine scandals. The sport was less popular than the MLB, NFL and in some cities, even the NHL. Then …
kristapsporzingistrade

The New York Knicks traded F/C Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. The move rocked NYC, the center of the basketball universe. The Knicks received a package of Dennis Smith Jr., Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan, and two first-round draft picks. The Mavs acquired Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., …
markellefultzfreethrows

No Brotherly Love for Fultz The Philadelphia Sixers are all in. They continue to make moves to be the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference. During the off-season, they brought in veteran swingman Wilson Chandler for depth and shooting touch off the bench. But by letting go off playoff contributors G …
goldenstatewarriorswintotals

It’s the Golden State Warriors and Every Other Team. It’s time to get your bookie on the line and make bad financial decisions about the NBA. The Westgate in Las Vegas has released it’s Over/Under projections for all 30 NBA teams. So if you’re into NBA win totals betting, pay attention. …
kawhileonardtraded2018

All Eyes on Kawhi The rocky relationship between the enigmatic Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs has finally come to end. Leonard, an NBA Finals MVP, two-time Defensive Player of the Year, and an All-NBA First Team member was traded to the Toronto Raptors for a package including All-Star …
houstonrocketsbasketball

Houston Rockets Basketball Style Can’t Win It All. The Mike D’Antoni-led Houston Rockets deserve credit for their 2017-18 NBA season. They finished with 65 wins in the regular season and accumulated the highest winning percentage in the league. The bearded wonder, James Harden had an MVP-caliber season again. Center Clint Capella has developed into …
hardenworstnbaplayoffperformances

Worst NBA Playoff Performances E-V-E-R. When the NBA playoffs roll around, I’m often reminded of Cotton McKnight, the play-by-play announcer for the Las Vegas International Dodgeball Open on ESPN’s “The Ocho.” As Cotton would say…the NBA playoffs don’t build character, they reveal it. If you don’t get the reference, go …
sixersnbafinals2018

The Be the Man, You Got to Beat the Man. We’re now into the second round of the 2018 NBA playoffs and the common trend amongst the series is simple. As your dad would say…son, you have some growing up to do. The four top seeds, the Rockets, the Warriors, the …