The Philadelphia 76ers began the season searching for optimism. After an offseason of drama surrounding star Ben Simmons, Philadelphia tipped off their opening night matchup without the former All-Star on the court, and the general attitude surrounding the team boiled down to a single assumption: until Simmons returned or the [...]
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In sports, one of the difficult tragedies to observe is that of wasted potential. A player losing what looked to be a promising career to injuries, or a solid team never having the pieces they need to put together a championship run. These occurrences are common-- heartbreaking, but common. Less [...]
As yet another year of NBA coaching vacancies are filled, a refrain that has become hauntingly familiar in the sport quiets down once again: “Who is going to hire Becky Hammon?" Hammon, 44, is a female assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs and has filled that role since 2014. [...]
For many years, the most exciting day of the NBA season for the fanbase of the Phoenix Suns was one during which their team did not play basketball. One where lottery balls took precedence over basketball. One where the team could not be blamed for their failure. On those days [...]
One of the premier prospects in the upcoming NBA Draft, USC big man Evan Mobley provides boundless intrigue for any team that has the chance to select him. Today, we break down the skills that make Mobley such a dominant force, and why they have him positioned to be one [...]
At 22 years old, the average person is just beginning to embark on the complex journey of life. Where they will end up and what they will accomplish is a beautiful mystery, with a wonderful answer that only the future holds. But Luka Doncic is starkly different. In all likelihood, [...]
On February 28, 2017, the NBA world was beset by a statistic that perfectly encapsulated the league’s recent radical shift in style. It demonstrated one team’s thirst for relentless innovation, one player’s unflinching commitment to the ways of old, and how the tension between the two threatened to break basketball [...]
When comparing the stature of basketball’s most elite players, the most common factor used to gauge the best of the best is scoring. Putting the ball in the hoop is basketball’s fundamental pursuit, and it makes sense that the players that do that the best are considered valuable. But once [...]
Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell knows the stature of his opponent, and today, he’s prepared his best shot to knock them out. With 3 minutes and 48 seconds to play, he nails a tough three-point jumper to extend OSU’s lead to 4 points. In a season where both teams have been forced [...]
In the last part of our deep dive into the potentially catastrophic defensive shortcomings of the star-studded Brooklyn Nets, we looked into just how bad they are at stopping their opponent in multiple facets of the game, and where their struggles rank in the current NBA. Today, we will look [...]