Just when it looked as if the Washington Wizards were improving, they dropped two straight games at home. They have obviously been one of the most disappointing teams this season, sitting with a record of 5-11. Despite having a talented roster, the team has looked listless on both ends of the floor so far. As a result, the Wizards have made everyone – including John Wall and Bradley Beal – available.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat were both coming off losses going into Sunday night’s game. The Heat had just lost a close one against the Indiana Pacers, while the Lakers had gotten blown out by the Orlando Magic the night before this match-up. This was LeBron James‘ first encounter with Miami Heat in a Lakers uniform. However, the game was a heavily one-sided affair.
Happy Holidays basketball fans! We are moving along in this NBA season and are already in week 6. Some teams’ seasons are taking shape the way we thought they would, while others are headed in a totally unexpected direction. Could this be the week that they put together some wins and get back on track? Let’s take a look at some of the most intriguing match-ups.
At this point, there is no question that LeBron James is one of the greatest NBA players of all time, especially when considering the countless achievements throughout his 16-year NBA career. One of his most impressive achievements is passing Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA all-time scoring list.
For Hassan Whiteside, the 2017-18 season was a massive disappointment. He went through an injury-riddled and lackluster campaign before the Miami Heat were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. As a result, his name was involved in trade rumors.
We are only a month in and the current NBA is already in full swing, largely due to the big Jimmy Butler trade and the increased amount of fighting. Meanwhile, even when they are doing things wrong, it seems everybody still wants to watch the Golden State Warriors closely to see if they will crumble from the inside, as they definitely will not crumble because of the competition in the West.