NBA: Ranking the Top 5 NBA Rookies

The 2018 NBA Draft Class was one of the most hyped in recent years. Below are five guys who have either lived up to the hype or jumped off the page and exceeded their draft expectations. 5. Mitchell Robinson Win Shares 4.5 Drafted 36th by the New York Knicks, Robinson has been a shot blocking…

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NBA: Keeping Pace in Indiana

The Indiana Pacers are in the Eastern Conference playoff race for the second straight year. All-Star Victor Oladipo went down for the season, but they have are 11-6 since losing him. Lacking another star in Oladipo’s absence hasn’t stopped them from rising to the third seed in the East. Here is how they have been…

The race for the West’s 8th seed

The 2019 NBA season has been one of ups and downs for the Western Conference’s elite. Every West team bar the Phoenix Suns have been in Playoff contention this year. With approximately 16 games to go in the regular season here are three teams that could potentially end up with the eighth seed. San Antonio…

NBA: Four Teams that Need to Blow it Up

Each year, there are several teams that sit in NBA mediocrity as they are either on the edge of the playoffs or at the back of the draft lottery. Frustrating players and fans alike, these teams need to take control of their future by either making trades or focusing on young players. These five NBA…

NBA: Five Players in Need of Change

Every year in the NBA there are injuries, trades and players being waived. Often, the best trades a team can make are when a player struggling on their current team and is given a well needed change of scenery. Zach Collins Portland Trail Blazers sophomore Collins is a prototypical NBA center. Seven feet tall with…

NBA: Comparing Disappointment​, Lakers Edition

Any way you cut it, this year’s Lakers team has been one of the most disappointing in Laker history. Whether it be one of the seven unsuccessful trips to the Finals between 1962 and 1970 or the more recent struggles in ’04 and ’13 the Lakers have had their share of struggles. Today, we compare…

NBA: Is Paul George a Top 3 Player?

At age 28, Paul George is having a renaissance season. On a top five team, George is putting together one of the best two-way seasons in NBA history. George is in his ninth season in the NBA, and second with the Oklahoma City Thunder. In Indiana and even last year in OKC, George had been…

NBA: Who Won the D’Angelo Russell Trade?

When news broke that Brooklyn Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell was going to make the 2019 All-Star team as a reserve, teammates, as well as other players around the league, were excited for the 23-year-old Louisville native. D-Lo was having a career year in just his second season with the Nets averaging over 20 points…

NBA 2K League Leading an eSports Revolution

Playing video games for a living. What was once thought to be no more than a pipe dream has become a fortunate reality for some. The announcement of the NBA 2K League on February 9, 2017 brought these dreams to life for some, including the athletes that now fill the 20-team league. “It is kind…

MVP: Giannis or Harden?

Throughout the NBA’s regular season, MVP candidates have come and gone. LeBron James was eliminated from the conversation when he went down with his groin injury. Joel Embiid dropped out after a slow start from the 76ers. However, The Beard and The Greek Freak have been in the conversation all season long, and are now…