Where Are They Now: Landry Fields

Landry Fields was once a promising young talent, but then he just went missing.

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NBA: Ranking the Top 5 Sophomores

Rookies are often some of the NBA’s most electrifying players. However, it is not until they show that they can either sustain or elevate their level of play in their second year that they truly cement themselves as fixtures in the league. Here’s a look at the five best NBA sophomores who have done just…

Is Vince Carter a Hall of Famer?

Vince Carter is a Hall of Famer. Is he first ballot? That’s debatable. His productivity and impact on basketball make him worthy of basketball immortality. He should get in based solely on legendary nicknames like Vinsanity, Half-Man/Half-Amazing, and Air Canada. On this date in 2000, Vince Carter became Vinsanity at the dunk contest. pic.twitter.com/zOtK2VKH6b —…

NBA Contracts: The Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic have been in rebuild mode since Dwight Howard left in 2012. The team is still recovering from the dreadful 2016 summer when the cap went up $20 million and some of the worst contracts ever were signed. After years of lottery picks the Magic are looking trying to find a way to…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Tackling Equality on an Unequal Playing Field

A man among boys, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has always stood high above most. His 7’2” stature gives him the ability to make even the biggest men feel small, but it is his demeanor and actions that truly make him a giant. Those actions were on display November 5 as the 71-year-old captivated a sold-out audience at…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Offering a Roadmap for Change in America

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the most iconic athletes to ever grace the hardwood is using his voice to make waves off the court. The basketball legend, activist, author, actor, and an ambassador is unveiling his speaking series, “Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black & White,” which will debut on November…

The LeBron James Effect

After a summer full of anticipation, LeBron James made his Los Angeles Lakers debut on Saturday against the Houston Rockets. By the end of the game, the final score was only a side note to the effect that James instantly had on not only the Lakers but the NBA. Whether fans are in favor of…

NBA: Best Backcourts Under 26

They say age is often just a number, for the NBA’s sake that number holds a whole lot of weight to it. With an average age of 26.8, the second lowest average age of the four major sports in America, the league is undoubtedly a young man’s game. Where youth has truly been highlighted in…