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…

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NBA: 2018 Playoff Teams That Will Fall Short in 2019

A lot can change in the span of one year in the NBA. We can see players get traded or sign elsewhere as well as new players come into the league. Then, there is the matter of team success on a year-to-year basis. There were some teams that made the playoffs in 2018. Right now,…

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…

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…

NBA: Best 3-and-D Players

In order to win, you have to have some guys that can shoot from deep as well as lock some guys up…

Western Conference Draft Grades

The 2018 NBA Draft was pretty much what everyone expected through the first two picks until Atlanta and Dallas decided to shake things up at three. From there, things started to get interesting . Indeed, the Western conference welcomed in an influx of talent too. There were some surprises as Denver watched maybe the best…