NBA: Defensive Player of the Year Candidates

In the NBA, scoring has skyrocketed exponentially due to the pace of play as well as how teams are built. As a result, defensive stoppers are rare, which makes them absolute game changers and game wreckers. With less than 30 games to go in the NBA’s regular season, the Defensive Player of the Year race…

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NBA: Potential Buyouts and Destinations

In recent seasons, the buyout market has been a goldmine for teams looking to improve their regular season position or fill a gap on a roster for the playoffs. Last year, the Philadelphia 76ers added Ersan Ilyasova and Marco Bellinelli. Those additions were massive parts of their run to the second round of the playoffs….

NBA: Are the Milwaukee Bucks championship contenders?

The Milwaukee Bucks have been cannon-fodder in the playoffs for almost 30 years now, only once since the 1989 season have they made it out of the first round. 2001-02 was the last season Ray Allen was in town, Allen Iverson scuttled what looked like a Finals appearance when he brought the 76ers back from…

NBA: Best Draft Classes in the Last Decade

The NBA has had some tantalizing rookies come into the league the last two decades. Which draft class reigns supreme in just the last 10 years? Take a look. 5) 2017 Draft Notable Numbers: N/A Prior to draft night, the 2017 class had loads of talent. But some of the highly touted top 10 picks…

NBA: Realistic Options for the Knicks this summer

The New York Knicks took their future by the scruff of the neck in this past week, in what was a wild week in the league they traded their franchise player Kristaps Porzingis. Still rehabbing from a torn ACL, Porzingis was traded to the Dallas Mavericks with Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke….

NBA: Kyrie Irving’s Next Landing Spot

The immediate future of the NBA will be influenced by several key decisions in the 2019 offseason. Not only are there multiple superstars looking to ink new deals, but there are 11 teams that have max cap space.    Kyrie Irving is one of the top 5 free agents this summer and at age 26…