The 2020 free agent class lacks star power compared to previous offseasons, as Anthony Davis is the only true superstar set to hit the open market. The expectation is he will re-sign with the Lakers without truly entertaining other offers, though. There are difference makers set to hit restricted free agency, representing the true value of this year’s class. Continue reading →
Who would you choose Gary Payton or Jason Kidd? Both players grew up in the Bay Area in the city of Oakland. Payton is five years older than Kidd. Kidd played 19 seasons in the NBA, and Payton played 17. Continue reading →
NBA DFS last night was so sickening that it caused our usual writer, Josh Livi to feel under the weather. Hopefully, you were able to avoid the mess the Milwaukee Bucks caused last night. If you were able to avoid that then hopefully, unlike me, you faded Norman Powell. If not, chalk it up to a bad night and hopefully, my players hit big tonight. I’ll provide you with two studs and two values on this big nine-game slate tonight. Continue reading →
Welcome back. We are on the board in 2020 with a solid 3-1 week. I have decided to give more picks rather than just a “lock of the week” or an “over of the week.” I know I wake up in the morning and instantly check the lines for the day. Which is weird, because I live in Ohio, a place that won’t allow me to place bets.
Welcome back Hoops Family!!! We are already into the New Year and the game intensity has begun to pick up on the floor as the trade deadline is fast approaching teams are looking to bolster their rosters and gear up for a playoff run. This week we will take a look at some games that are sure to draw a lot of attention and a few surprises as well. Continue reading →
It’s almost December and at this point, the NBA season has shown what teams came to play to start the season and those that didn’t. It’s no debate who some of the top teams are in the league right now and who needs to reevaluate their approach before it’s too late. Here’s where the teams that have gotten off to a marvelous start rank. Continue reading →
Welcome ladies and gentlemen! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are going to enjoy this massive 12 game slate on Black Friday! I hope after all of your shopping is finished that you lock and load up for your contests so we can continue the great holiday weekend. As usual, I will be bringing you my top pay up spots and top value spots. We have some star-studded names for tonight’s slate so where should we spend that salary at? I have you covered so let’s dig in and get to researching. Good luck and cash out! Continue reading →
Coming off a 100-99 loss to the Sacramento Kings (in which the Kings ended the 10 game Celtics winning streak) and playing against a depleted Suns roster, the Celtics had to play on the second night of a back to back in Phoenix. Already 1-1 on a five-game road trip, the Celtics didn’t want to drop this game against the Suns with tough games upcoming versus the Clippers and Nuggets. Scoring 99 points again, the Celtic’s turned this one into a victory with strong backcourt and bench play.
Welcome Back Hoop Heads!!! We are already into the fifth week of the NBA season and we can see some teams already distancing themselves from the rest of the pack. The standings should start taking more shape as we grow closer to December and beyond.
While everyone else was overreacting on Twitter about the games we took our time and thought it through. Here’s what we thought about a wild week one in the NBA! We address the issues the Lakers might have, the slow start for James Harden, and other headlines from around the league. We also reveal our season awards! Gabe has got some wild picks so you’ll want to listen to them so you can roast him on Twitter. Continue reading →
The Pacific Division is set to look very different after one of the biggest offseasons in NBA history completely shifted the league balance. The division went from one of the decent divisions in the NBA to the most competitive in a very quick period of time. Here’s an outlook at the division. Continue reading →
Nick and Gabe play Let’s Make a Deal for a certain three-pointer in the league. This episode centers around the preseason headlines so far including the China versus NBA drama, Twitter imploding over Zion’s anticipated performance, and other notable injuries and performances. We also discuss the Knicks, Timberwolves, and Suns. Note: If you are a fan of these teams you may be triggered; consider yourself warned.Continue reading →
As the Miami Heat continue to build around its new star player Jimmy Butler, there are two options the team is currently pursuing. Those options include trading for a star now (like Bradley Beal) or waiting until 2021 free agency when the team will have cap space to pursue a star free agent.
The Toronto Raptors dethroned the Golden State Warriors in six games to take the NBA Championship, but there is still another NBA event that people can look forward to. The 2019 NBA Draft will be happening on Thursday and it will either revive a franchise back to its glory or give them more balls at next year’s lottery. The consequence of the one and done era is that top basketball prospects are leaving school after just one year, here’s a look at one of them. Continue reading →
After a pretty intense NBA Draft Lottery last week, the top 14 picks in the upcoming draft are now revealed. In this article, I am going to predict the top 10 picks as I see how it could play out in June. Continue reading →
With NBA All-Star Weekend looming to start the week, NBA was cut short this week with the weeks’ action ending on Thursday night. This week we’ll be checking in on Cleveland’s “young bull” Collin Sexton. Next, we’ll be checking in on Trae Young and his career night against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. After that, we will head to the desert for DeAndre Ayton‘s 20-point performance against the Los Angeles Clippers.
The NBA trade deadline is just around the corner and the rumor machine is on fire. While most teams won’t make a deal, each will consider many options between now and the February 7th deadline. In a six part series, I will provide one trade each NBA team should consider making between now and the trade deadline. The Pacific division is up next and here is a trade each team should make. Be sure to check out the previous parts on the the Northwest division, Southeast division, Central division and Atlantic division.
Welcome Back, Hoop heads! We are already into January and the NBA season is getting into full swing, with playoff prospects for most teams is already beginning to take shape for better or worse. Some teams are still fighting the injury bug and others are just losing the fight. We take a deeper look into some of the must-see game this week. Stay Tuned!
Happy New Year & Welcome Back hoop heads! As we enter into 2019 I wanted to take a close look at some of the best games to watch in-between all the College Bowl Games and the start of the NFL Playoffs as we start to get into the games really meaning something for your favorite NBA teams.
Welcome Back, hoop heads! We are already into the third week of December and the NBA season, for most teams, is already beginning to take shape for better or worse. Some teams are still fighting the injury bug and others are just losing the fight. We take a deeper look into some of the must-see game this week as we get ready for a slew of games Christmas Day.
The Markelle Fultz era in Philadelphia may be coming to an end. While the Philadelphia 76ers have publicly said that they remain committed to Fultz, and Fultz’s agent Raymond Brothers has denied reports of Fultz wanting a trade, there continues to be whispers that the Sixers may be ready to part ways from the guard. Keith Pompey of Philly.com reported over the weekend that Philadelphia could consider trading Fultz in the near future.
The Phoenix Suns were dreadful last year. They were 21-61 and dead last in the Western Conference. With a couple of new pieces and a new head coach, can they get back to respectability? Or will they again have a top pick in the draft?