NBA All-Star Weekend Rundown and Poll


All-Star weekend is here, marking the de facto 2/3 of the season being over point. There are six events this weekend, starting today (2/12,) and ending Sunday night with the conclusion of the all-star game. The format of the weekend, though, is hard to keep track of. Here is a basic summary of each event….

How Important Really Is Pace?


These past two seasons, there has been so much talk of teams playing “small-ball” basketball; a term used to describe a style of play that traditionally involves substituting perimiter oriented players in for interior players. A big part of small-ball is how quickly the game moves, and that small-ball teams will generally sacrifice what could…

The Return of Derrick Rose… Again


He’s baaaack. This time though, it’s for real. In the Bulls’ preseason finale Friday, Derrick Rose looked like his old self in his return to action after fracturing his orbital. He scored eight points in ten minutes in the win over the Dallas Mavericks, but you can’t see the excitement for Rose this year just…

Best Fantasy Basketball Steals of 2015 – 2016


ESPN provides a fantasy player ranking every year as before people complete the draft of their team for the following season. The rank is mostly accurate, but sometimes ESPN has a player ranked too high or too low that ends up proving just that through their play the next season. Anyone in a fantasy draft…

Brandon Jennings or Reggie Jackson to Start for Detroit?


The Detroit Pistons have been on the lower end of NBA teams ever since they traded away and/or released players like Chauncey Billups, Richard Hamilton, Rasheed Wallace, and Ben Wallace. The last time Detroit made the playoffs was the 2008-2009 season. Since then the Pistons have won about 25-35 games each season, and while the…

2006 NBA Lottery Re-Draft


The 2006 NBA Draft was a weak one. There is no sugar coating it. I couldn’t even complete this mock draft with players that are currently on NBA teams. The amount of busts in this draft goes on and on. Andrea Bargnani, Adam Morrison, Tyrus Thomas, and Shelden Williams, were not just lottery picks, but…

2010 NBA Lottery Re-Draft


The 2010 NBA Draft was a good one. Many of these once prospects have turned into valued members of NBA teams. Second round picks have turned into some of the best players in the draft as well as in the league. Of course this draft produced some busts, Wesley Johnson, Epke Udoh, Cole Aldrich, and…

Top Five NBA Dynasties of the 21st Century


Some teams in the NBA are given the dynasty tag after they show a prolonged success at the highest level. To reach that level in the NBA, teams must display chemistry, both among players and management. A dynasty also requires elite leadership and talent. And, most importantly, unparalleled consistency.

It is Time for Sam Hinkie to Change His Mindset or Go


The Philadelphia 76ers have been tanking for a few years now. Every roster decision of theirs is based on winning less games that given season in the name of the future. The process started with getting rid of Jrue Holiday after the 2012-2013 season. After that Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes were the next to…