Author Archives: Josh Elias

Remembering Hank Gathers: Basketball Isn’t Worth Dying For

Josh Elias | March 4th, 2019

Today is the 29th anniversary of Hank Gathers‘ tragic death. If you don’t know who that is, don’t worry. At this point, after this many years, it’s quite easy to have never known who Gathers was, as a player or as a man. But for people who did get the chance to follow his career, they won’t forget easily. Continue reading

Advertisements

Forgotten Prospects: Brian Bowen

Josh Elias | March 2nd, 2019

As we get closer to March, we begin to near the end of the college careers of many of the best players across the country. Bol Bol has already declared for the draft, Zion Williamson may have just played his last game before his NBA journey begins, and Ja Morant is all but guaranteed to become the first top-five pick the Ohio Valley Conference has produced since Jim Baechtold, all the way back in 1952, in a few months’ time. But I’m not interested in talking about those players, at least not in this segment. Continue reading

Luka Doncic May Not Be an All-Star Yet, But Is He Already a Hall-of-Famer?

Josh Elias | February 18th, 2019

CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT CLICKBAIT! Yeah, I know that’s probably the reaction most of you have when you read this title. And I understand. It’s a ludicrous question to pose about a rookie.

Continue reading

The Ultimate NBA Trade Deadline Recap (Part 4)

Josh Elias & Mike Fanelli | February 11th, 2019

As you probably already know, Anthony Davis is not a Laker (yet?). Mike Conley is shockingly still in Memphis. We didn’t see Beal or Kemba or Vucevic leave town. What we did see was still madness though, and Mike Fanelli and I have decided to break it down for you, trade by trade. This is the final part of a four-part series where we’ll go over each of the 22 trades made this week, providing commentary and our own personal grades for each team’s involvement in each move. You can find part one here, part two here, and part three here. Hope you enjoy! – Josh

Continue reading

The Ultimate NBA Trade Deadline Recap (Part 3)

Josh Elias & Mike Fanelli | February 10th, 2019

As you probably already know, Anthony Davis is not a Laker (yet?). Mike Conley is shockingly still in Memphis. We didn’t see Beal or Kemba or Vucevic leave town. What we did see was still madness though, and Mike Fanelli and I have decided to break it down for you, trade by trade. This is the third part of a four-part series where we’ll go over each of the 22 trades made this week, providing commentary and our own personal grades for each team’s involvement in each move. You can find part one here and part two here. Hope you enjoy! – Josh

Continue reading

The Ultimate NBA Trade Deadline Recap (Part 2)

Josh Elias & Mike Fanelli | February 9th, 2019

As you probably already know, Anthony Davis is not a Laker (yet?). Mike Conley is shockingly still in Memphis. We didn’t see Beal or Kemba or Vucevic leave town. What we did see was still madness though, and Mike Fanelli and I have decided to break it down for you, trade by trade. This is the second part of a four-part series where we’ll go over each of the 22 trades made this week, providing commentary and our own personal grades for each team’s involvement in each move. You can find part one here. Hope you enjoy! – Josh

Continue reading

The Ultimate NBA Trade Deadline Recap (Part 1)

Josh Elias & Mike Fanelli | February 8th, 2019

As you probably already know, Anthony Davis is not a Laker (yet?). Mike Conley is shockingly still in Memphis. We didn’t see Beal or Kemba or Vucevic leave town. What we did see was still madness though, and Mike Fanelli and I have decided to break it down for you, trade by trade. This is the first part of a four-part series where we’ll go over each of the 22 trades made this week, providing commentary and our own personal grades for each team’s involvement in each move. Hope you enjoy!   –   Josh Continue reading