NBA Draft Spotlight: Bol Bol

Position: C From: Oregon Class/YOB: Freshman Height: 7’2 Weight: 220 Wingspan: 7’8 Strengths: Uncharacteristic ball skills for a 7-footer. Can make plays from the perimeter off the dribble Deep three-point range. Has a low release, but he’s so long that it rarely is affected. One of the top shooting bigs in the country Tremendous shot-blocker. … Continue reading NBA Draft Spotlight: Bol Bol

2019 NBA and CBB Predictions: Year of the Red Hair Hoopers, The Return of Lavar Ball, Landing Spots for The Top Free Agents, and More

Let’s take a look at what could be another eventful year in college and professional hoops.   LaVar Ball’s Return to Relevance 2018 was a relatively quiet year for the most publicly outspoken parent in American basketball. With his oldest son Lonzo having an underwhelming (for LaVar’s predictions), yet solid rookie season, Lamelo settling back … Continue reading 2019 NBA and CBB Predictions: Year of the Red Hair Hoopers, The Return of Lavar Ball, Landing Spots for The Top Free Agents, and More

Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

It was a very eventful year for college basketball and the NBA. Here are the main takeaways and storylines of the year.   1. Derrick Rose Rising Again This is one of the best sports’ stories of the year. A lot of people wrote Derrick Rose off. I didn’t think he would ever play with … Continue reading Top 10 NBA and College Basketball Stories of 2018

Why I Refuse to Give Up on Markelle Fultz

Broken jump shot. Broken confidence. Overrated. Bust. Lost cause. Time to move on. I've heard all of these descriptions of the top pick in the loaded 2017 draft class. And frankly, I'm tired of it. Because Markelle Fultz is going to prove that he will surpass your expectations and keep working for his own. After … Continue reading Why I Refuse to Give Up on Markelle Fultz

Early NBA Awards and All-Star Predictions

A week into the new season and the NBA has already offered the level of excitement that fans have come to expect. With still a lot of season still left, a lot will change before awards are handed out. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to project how players will progress based on what … Continue reading Early NBA Awards and All-Star Predictions

Top 100 NBA Players for 2017-2018

This list is based on how good I expect each player to be during the 2017-2018 season. It's not based solely on numbers, it's not based on pay, and it's not based on popularity. These are my top 100 basketball players in the NBA for this coming season. 100. Darren Collison (PG, Indiana Pacers) 2016-2017 … Continue reading Top 100 NBA Players for 2017-2018

3 Potential Kyrie Irving Trades That Could Actually Keep LeBron in Cleveland

Now hold on, I’m not saying the Cavs should trade Kyrie. But if he truly wants to be somewhere else, there is no reason to try to force it. Kyrie might be afraid that LeBron leaves, and for that, I can’t blame him for wanting to set himself up for the long-term. If he’s just … Continue reading 3 Potential Kyrie Irving Trades That Could Actually Keep LeBron in Cleveland

Potential Blockbuster Trades Before the NBA Draft

Should the Celtics risk it all for a superstar? Will Phil Jackson be able to move Melo as easily as he believes? These questions will be answered this offseason. I have outlined some possible trades that could shake up the makeup of the NBA. 1. Melo Heads South Knicks receive: Wilson Chandler, Wayne Ellington, Nuggets … Continue reading Potential Blockbuster Trades Before the NBA Draft