Is There Any Room for Debate in the James Harden for MVP Discussion?


James Harden has been one of the NBA’s best players in recent seasons. The once 6th man of the year for the Oklahoma City Thunder is now one of the NBA’s most dangerous weapons offensively. Harden became an all-star in his first season with Houston, and has slowly upped his scoring and assist averages since…

Who All Should Have Made the All-Star Team Over Kevin Love


Kevin Love is an all-star again, and while there have been worse all-star selections historically, there have been multiple more deserving candidates in the East this season.  His face averages of 18.6 points and 9.4 rebounds per game are at an all-star level, but his actual impact on Cleveland is not, and one could argue…

A Mid-Season Trade to Improve Every Team (3/15)


The trade deadline is approaching fast, and every team is examining their strengths and weaknesses, their long-term outlook, and which players are more expendable than others. As such, NBA Genius has come up with one trade for every team that improves their long-term outlook, or short-term realistic championship aspirations. Here is the trade: Utah Receives:…

A Mid-Season Trade to Improve Every Team (2/15)


The trade deadline is approaching fast, and every team is examining their strengths and weaknesses, their long-term outlook, and which players are more expendable than others. As such, NBA Genius has come up with one trade for every team that improves their long-term outlook, or short-term realistic championship aspirations. Here is the trade: Toronto Receives:…

A Mid-Season Trade to Improve Every Team (1/15)


The trade deadline is approaching fast, and every team is examining their strengths and weaknesses, their long-term outlook, and which players are more expendable than others. As such, NBA Genius has come up with one trade for every team that improves their long-term outlook, or short-term realistic championship aspirations. Here is the trade: Cleveland Receives:…

Best Fit for Top Draft Prospects


DeAndre Ayton – Atlanta DeAndre Ayton has been dominant for Arizona this season. The 7’1″ 250 pound big man has looked like a man among boys in the college game, reminding many of David Robinson or Patrick Ewing. Ayton has torched the NCAA for 20.0 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game on 62.3%…

The Best Near-Deadline Trades to Improve Cleveland


Every year it seems Cleveland is active on the trading block. When LeBron first came back to the Cavaliers, they drastically improved after trading away Dion Waiters, Lou Amundson, Alex Kirk, and a 2019 2nd Round Pick in exchange for J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert. They also dealt a few protected picks for Timofey Mozgov…

All-NBA Overrated Team


The NBA is usually good at getting the best players in the game of basketball their fair share of attention and fame. Sometimes, however, players will be over-hyped for success achieved in a previous season, posting statistical marks that pass the eye test until further analyzed, and playing alongside teammates that mask their inefficiencies. Here…

All-NBA Underrated Team


The NBA is usually good at getting the best players in the game of basketball their fair share of attention and fame. Sometimes, however, very good players lose out on some of the spotlight due to playing for a small market team, thriving in a role that doesn’t involve high volume scoring, or having a…

Trading Block: Marco Belinelli


Marco Belinelli is on the trading block. After getting traded in the offseason to Atlanta for Dwight Howard, Belinelli finds himself a veteran guard on a young team. A guard with a knack for scoring, a 37.8% career three point percentage, and a championship ring on his hand should have a sizable market. It only…

Trading Block: Kent Bazemore


Kent Bazemore is on the trading block because of his time line being different than his team’s. Bazemore is 28, in what is generally considered to be his athletic prime, but the Hawks don’t figure to be competitive in the near future. Bazemore is an athletic wing, a high character individual, and an excellent teammate…

Trading Block: Ersan Ilyasova


Ersan Ilyasova is on the trading block. The Hawks’ forward finds himself as a veteran among young rookies and prospects. With a 36.5% career three point shot and an expriring 6 million dollar contract, Ilyasova should have a large market. Ilyasova brings not only shooting, but a veteran presence and a willing defender. Here are…