Author Archives: Josh Elias

Basketball – A Global Game – Part Three

Josh Elias | January 27th, 2019

In my three-part series on Basketball throughout the world, I will take a look at all FIBA-recognized countries and the best players from those countries. In part one we looked at 101-213. In part two we looked at numbers 51-100 as we continued our countdown. Most of these players you will know from countries you’ve actually heard of. Hope you enjoyed reading this series as much as I enjoyed writing it.

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The Evolution of the Average NBA Power Forward

Josh Elias | January 27th, 2019

If there’s one thing that’s talked about more than anything when it comes to basketball, it’s ‘the GOAT question’. Who is the greatest of all-time? Almost everyone says either LeBron James or Michael Jordan, with the occasional instance of Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, or Kobe Bryant.

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The Best Trades For Mike Conley and Marc Gasol and Why None of Them Should Happen

Josh Elias | January 26th, 2019

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies are finally ready to put the “Grit and Grind” era behind them, having reportedly made it clear to other teams throughout the NBA that they are actively listening to offers for their two star players, Mike Conley and Marc Gasol, both of whom have spent their entire decade-plus-long NBA careers in Memphis. Continue reading

The Evolution of the Average NBA Small Forward

Josh Elias | January 22nd, 2019

If there’s one thing that’s talked about more than anything when it comes to basketball, it’s ‘the GOAT question’. Who is the greatest of all-time? Almost everyone says either LeBron James or Michael Jordan, with the occasional instance of Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, or Kobe Bryant.

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Basketball – A Global Game – Part Two

Josh Elias | January 18th, 2019

In my three-part series on Basketball throughout the world, I will take a look at all FIBA-recognized countries and the best players from those countries. In part one we looked at 101-213. Here are numbers 51-100 as we continue our countdown. Most of these players you still don’t know, although this time there are a few that may be recognizable, and many of them will never see the inside of an NBA gym but the game is spreading and has truly become global and…well…ya never know. Stay tuned for the top 50 coming next week.

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Seven Destinations to Watch for Our Seven Players to Watch

Josh Elias | January 17th, 2019

Yesterday, our resident Heatle Jacari McRae brought to your attention seven players to watch as the trade deadline approaches (it’s just three weeks away! Can you believe it?).

Today we’ll examine some potential places those seven players might end up, and why some of the more popular predictions for them might not be the best situation after all.

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Basketball – A Global Game

Josh Elias | January 15th, 2019

In my three-part series on Basketball throughout the world, I will take a look at all FIBA-recognized countries and the best players from those countries. Here are numbers 101-213 as we count down. Most of these players you don’t know and many of them will never see the inside of an NBA gym but the game is spreading and has truly become global and…well…ya never know. Besides, I put a lot of work into this, so read it, please. Stay tuned for the top 100 coming later this week.

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