Don’t Buy Into the Knicks


The New York Knicks were thought to be a symbol of a weak Eastern Conference in preparation for the 2017-18 season. The team had just traded its franchise player, Carmelo Anthony, for two Thunder role players: Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott. Additionally, instead of aiming for an immediate contributor in the draft, New York opted…

What Changed for Detroit this Season?


After a down 37-45 year last season,┬áthe Pistons suddenly find themselves off to a hot 7-3 start – good for 2nd in the Eastern Conference – this season. Detroit didn’t blow up their team, but it did look as though they would regress even from an already mediocre 37 win season. Two of the team’s…

NBA Standings Predictions


East Seed Team W L 1 Boston Celtics 55 27 2 Washington Wizards 53 29 3 Cleveland Cavaliers 50 32 4 Toronto Raptors 49 33 5 Charlotte Hornets 48 34 6 Milwaukee Bucks 46 36 7 Miami Heat 45 37 8 Philadelphia 76ers 43 39 9 Orlando Magic 39 43 10 Detroit Pistons 38 44…

Is Charlotte’s Great Start a Fluke?


The Charlotte Hornets are off to an excellent start. They are 6-1, which is good for a tie at number one in the Eastern Conference with the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Leading the way is star point guard Kemba Walker, who is averaging career highs in points (23.9,) assists (5.6,) steals (1.9,) and his percentages…