The Detroit Pistons have been seemingly in a state of purgatory in the NBA. Since the Chauncey Billups trade in 2008, the Pistons have not had a pick inside the top seven. And, to show how Detroit’s draft picks have done since then, said seventh pick was Greg Monroe. Although Andre Drummond has had some success in Motown, almost every other draft pick has had to find a different home to pan out… if they did. So, with the past questionable draft history in mind, let’s take a look at how Detroit did this year.
It’s hard to believe that it has already been three years. This day three years ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the 3-1 comeback against the 73-win Golden State Warriors to win not only the first Championship in franchise history but Cleveland’s first championship in 52 years.
During a segment on NBA TV’s ‘Open Court‘, Former Miami Heat player Chris Bosh said his biggest ‘What If’ of his career was LeBron James staying in Miami. Bosh believes the Heat would’ve won at least one more title had James stayed in Miami. Continue reading →
First, there was Magic Johnson abruptly stepping down from his front office position. Then, there was the coaching stall with Lebron James’ former coach Tyronn Lue, who reportedly turned down the Lakers’ three-year $18 million offer. What’s even crazier is the idea that the Lakers should trade Lebron James, who doesn’t have a no-trade clause in his contract. Continue reading →
The regular season has ended, and the playoffs are finally among us, and there was a ton of drama up until the last game. There was lots of competition to get both into the playoffs and get seeding which made the season end incredibly fun to watch. There’s a lot to unpack about a couple of things that transpired during the season and the upcoming playoffs. To guide you in what to expect in the playoffs, a few of our wordsmiths have come together to talk about it. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
The Los Angeles Lakers are going through a tough time period currently. They have lost three of their last five games to teams below .500. Their opponents are averaging 118 points in those losses which would rank second to last in defensive rankings. Despite the Lakers troubles, Brandon Ingram has been a key bright spot during this stretch.