NBA Wizards 

Wall hits milestone in win over Magic, Wizards close out Magic

Washington didn’t close things out the way they wanted Wednesday when they hosted Utah, they didn’t have that issue as they beat Orlando 125-119. John Wall and Bradley Beal scored 30 points a piece on 25-of-38 shooting to ensure the ending they desired, just the second time they’ve done so in the same game. Wall continued where he left off… Read More
NBA 

Orlando Magic 2017-18 Season Preview

The Orlando Magic are the complete opposite of the Golden State Warriors. Golden State has four star player (two superstars) surrounded by smart defenders and sharpshooters. Orlando on the other hand, have no stars and NO three point shooters to speak of. In a offseason that saw players like J.J Redick, Nick Young, and Omri Casspi in the free agency… Read More
NBA 

Orlando Magic Season Preview

Am I the only person that has no idea what the Orlando Magic is doing? Bringing in Serge Ibaka after trading Victor Oladipo to the Thunder is a solid move. Pairing Ibaka along with Bismack Biyombo, while already having Nikola Vucevic, and drafting big man Stephen Zimmerman Jr is a little head scratching. You know how Phoenix has a “Too many guards”… Read More
NBA 

Taking a look back at the Championship Round of the Dunk Contest

The 2016 Slam Dunk contest was arguably the best in history, and certainly made up for some of the recent lackluster contests. It didn’t have the star power names like Vince Carter, Michael Jordan, or Dominique Wilkins, but from a creativity standpoint, the dunks that Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon brought out in the championship round surpassed its predecessors. Let’s… Read More
NBA Wizards 

Standing Pat? The Washington Wizards’ Draft and other notes

The reaction on Wizards twitter wasn’t great when the Washington Wizards ended up trading their lone draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash considerations. The cash fills out the bottom line of the roster. It essentially represents money that doesn’t count for or against the cap, but it gives the Wizards the freedom to spend a bit extra… Read More
NBA 

Thoughts on the 2014 NBA Draft

Fans, scouts, and front offices have been keeping tabs on Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker well before the young prospects could legally operate a motor vehicle. Now the long wait and anticipation is nearly over, as one of the more anticipated NBA draft is only a day away. Before the festivities begin, I’ll share my thoughts on some players in a Q&A format. Once the draft is complete ,… Read More
NCAAB 

Polarizing Narratives Surround Wiggins

A few months ago, Andrew Wiggins was considered, in many circles, as the best pro prospect to appear on the national scene in quite some time. Whether or not he was a better high school player than Kevin Durant or Derrick Rose was missing the point.  The fact of the matter was that Wiggins was a generational talent blessed with… Read More
NCAAB 

College Basketball Pre-Season Picks

It’s only September, yet the college basketball season is upon us. The new rule proposal passed in May allows for teams to begin practice on September 27 or 28th–42 days ahead of their season opener. Many are accustomed to the old October 15 start date, which signaled the beginning of the Midnight Madness tradition. But for the  fans who were… Read More

Some thoughts on the McDonald’s All-American Game

This week an array of scouts, NBA executives and college basketball analysts converged on Chicago to get a look at what many have called the best recruiting class in quite some time. Information released from practices was mainly positive and reinforced the hype surrounding the highly-touted class headlined by Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon and others. For… Read More
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