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4 Looming NBA Playoff X-Factors
Josh Okogie, Phoenix Suns Assuming KD can return from injury for the playoffs, the Suns have four locked-in starters and closers: Chris Paul, Devin Booker,…View More 4 Looming NBA Playoff X-Factors
The Top 10 Best NBA Dunkers of All Time
Slam dunks are captivating and exciting. Great dunks can tell a story, energize a spirit, and thril the soul. Dunking is one of the most…View More The Top 10 Best NBA Dunkers of All Time
Philadelphia 76ers Look Like Contenders, Why Aren’t they Treated Like One?
The Philadelphia 76ers are currently riding a six-game winning streak, sit one game behind second place in the Eastern Conference and have the favorite for…View More Philadelphia 76ers Look Like Contenders, Why Aren’t they Treated Like One?
Four Dream First-Round Playoff Matchups
With the postseason approaching in 12-ish games, the playoff picture is starting to take some semblance of shape — postmodern art, as opposed to a…View More Four Dream First-Round Playoff Matchups
The Top 10 Greatest Players in Kansas Basketball History
Kansas University (KU) basketball has a long and rich history dating back to the early 1900s. In fact, basketball’s inventor, Doctor James Naismith is an…View More The Top 10 Greatest Players in Kansas Basketball History
Five Happy Surprises This Season
1) Shai, ascending Perhaps no player in the NBA has exploded quite like Shai Gilgeous-Alexander this season. Already a star before the year began, SGA…View More Five Happy Surprises This Season
The Top Ten Shortest Players in NBA History
Basketball is a sport that is largely dominated by height, with the majority of players standing over 6 feet tall. However, throughout the history of…View More The Top Ten Shortest Players in NBA History
How Jaren Jackson Jr’s Unique Skill Set Makes Him DPOY Front-Runner
Jaren Jackson Jr. is the front-runner for Defensive Player of The Year and was just selected to his first All-Star game, so this take of…View More How Jaren Jackson Jr’s Unique Skill Set Makes Him DPOY Front-Runner
Are There Too Many Technicals Today?
The NBA does not like it when referees are the topic of discussion. Officials in any sport are at their best when their names never…View More Are There Too Many Technicals Today?
Analyzing Winning Teams: Does Team Culture Really Matters?
In the midst of March Madness 2023, it is worth wondering how you can create a winning team. Aside from crafty drafts, tactical nous, and…View More Analyzing Winning Teams: Does Team Culture Really Matters?
The Top 10 Best NBA Draft Classes of All Time
The NBA draft is a crucial event for both the league and its teams as it has consistently produced some of the most talented and…View More The Top 10 Best NBA Draft Classes of All Time
What Quin Snyder does for the Hawks
After a disappointing start to a season, the favorite remedy for NBA teams is to fire the head coach. It says to the fans, “yes,…View More What Quin Snyder does for the Hawks
The Wild, Wild, Mediocre West
As of this writing, four teams are tied for the last two play-in spots: the Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans, and Portland…View More The Wild, Wild, Mediocre West
Can Quin Snyder Save The Hawks?
Sorry, Grant Williams Batman. The Scarecrow is back! After resigning from the Utah head honcho position after last year’s disappointing playoff exit, Snyder took his…View More Can Quin Snyder Save The Hawks?
Alex Caruso Should be a Lock for All-Defense
I’ve wanted to write a post about Alex Caruso for a bit. Some of the discourse around the Bulls, especially defensively, has annoyed me. It…View More Alex Caruso Should be a Lock for All-Defense
2023 Third Quarter NBA Awards
We’re back with more awards! As a reminder: these awards are for the third quarter only, which I’m defining as from Jan 10th, 2023, through…View More 2023 Third Quarter NBA Awards
Four Numbers To Watch Down The NBA’s Stretch Run
19.6 19.6 is the number of midrange (10-19 foot) jumpers that Devin Booker, Chris Paul, and Kevin Durant average per game. For reference, only the…View More Four Numbers To Watch Down The NBA’s Stretch Run
In Praise of the Washington Wizards
There isn’t a team in the league as quickly dismissed by NBA pundits as the Washington Wizards. Critics snicker at the Wizards’ willingness to forego…View More In Praise of the Washington Wizards
Patrick Beverley Coming Home, Signs with the Chicago Bulls
The Chicago Bulls needed to do something. Anything on the buyout market is probably rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic for this Bulls team…View More Patrick Beverley Coming Home, Signs with the Chicago Bulls