NBA Wizards 

5 Winners and Losers of Free agency

This has been one of the most active free agencies in NBA history. We saw star players change addresses and some teams stay surprisingly inactive this summer. Here are the five winners and losers of this years free agency.   Winners Honorable Mention: Philadelphia 76ers When your team seemingly makes all the right moves in free agency, after having a... Read More
NBA 

Can you win in todays NBA when your best player is a Center?

The NBA is in an age now when you shoot threes and ask questions later. From the Splash Trio in Golden State to the three point family affair in Houston, the league is moving further and further from the rim. The question has to be asked, can your team flourish when your best player is a center? If you look... Read More
Wizards 

Wizards backcourt overpower Pistons in lopsided win

John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 54 points as Washington tops Detroit 122-106. Wall had his finger prints all over this game as he finished with a game-high 29 points and 11 assists. After starting 0-5, Wall proceeded to make his next seven shots while going 4-4 from beyond the arc. Wall’s contributions did not just stop at scoring and... Read More
NBA 

Detroit Pistons Season Preview

Losing Reggie Jackson was a huge blow for Detroit. Other than big man Andre Drummond, Jackson was the one person that the Pistons could not afford to lose for a long period of time. He brings that toughness that embodies Detroit. His scoring ability at the one position was vital to the team’s success. Also, behind him is Ish smith, who... Read More
NBA Wizards 

All-Star reserves and snubs East Edition

On Thursday the NBA Announced the All-Star Game reserves and of course there were players who were absolutely deserving and your annual snubs. Coaches around the league voted for 14 players to be names as reserves, seven in each conference. The starters in the Eastern Conference, which were announced last week, are LeBron James (Cavaliers), Paul George (Pacers), Carmelo Anthony... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Wizards First Win in Detroit Since 2013

Prior to the the road win for the Wizards on Saturday, the Wizards had not beaten the Detroit Pistons since December 30, 2013. However, the losing streak ended as the Wizards defeated Detroit by a close score of 97-95. The first half was deemed a game of runs as the Pistons used an 8-0 run to get things started. The... Read More
NBA 

Season Preview: Central Division

With the 2015-2016 NBA approaching, the basketball staff of My Mind on Sports is bringing you our season preview roundtable. In these roundtables we will answer key questions in each division concerning their respective teams. The first division was the Atlantic now it’s time for the Central Division. The Central Division consists of the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers,... Read More
Wizards 

Wizards must figure it out with Warriors on the way

The Washington Wizards have been unable to take advantage of the suddenly sliding Atlanta Hawks since the start of the second half of the season. The reason being that Washington is in the midst of their own slide, currently on a three game skid. The latest loss coming yesterday in Detroit against a physical Piston team that imposed their will... Read More
General Thoughts 

General Thoughts

Another interesting week of sports and I know everyone is happy the Dwightmare is over. The most coveted free agent this offseason, center Dwight Howard, decided to forgo more money with the Los Angeles Lakers to sign with the up-and-coming Houston Rockets. Immediately after his decision, the firestorm of countless Lakers fans blasting him began to happen all over social... Read More
NBA NCAAB 

Phil Pressey and the limits of NBA prospects

Every college basketball season showcases elite prospects who are widely considered to be drafted in the lottery and expected to excel upon entry into the league. These players generally exhibit some physical traits that are unmatched (e.g. Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, John Wall, and Anthony Davis) or have potential to develop into a solid professional player even if their college... Read More
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