Wednesday night, The Washington Wizards traded franchise cornerstone John Wall and a 2023 first-round pick to the Houston Rockets in exchange for MVP guard Russell Westbrook. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1334307601841070080?s=20 To analyze this trade, we have to consider how this trade impacts the following.1. The Basketball Court 2. The Fanbase Before getting into the emotional impact, it's time … Continue reading The End of the John Wall Era
This past Friday, the NBA released the schedule for its reboot in Orlando. While it has been a pleasure to discuss upcoming NBA action, a developing argument about the legitimacy of a 2020 NBA Championship has gained popularity over the past few weeks. More specifically, an argument stating a Finals win in the Orlando bubble … Continue reading No Asterisk, The Winners of the NBA’s Orlando Reboot Are Legit
The Hawks hold one NBA Championship -won in 1958- and while we associate the Hawks with their current location in Atlanta, Georgia, their time as the crown jewel of professional basketball occurred in America's gateway to the west, St. Louis, Missouri. The Hawks' time in "The Lou" lasted from 1955 to 1968, and in that … Continue reading Flashback Friday: The St. Louis Hawks
The most talented player of all time has garnered a bit of ill will during his career and diehard Wizards fans are close to topping the list of true LeBron Haters (Bulls fans are without a doubt #1). I will forever admire LeBron's play and appreciate what he does off the court, but I will … Continue reading LeBron James, Wizard Killer.
In 2016 we were given an overload of "The Warriors Blew a 3-1 Lead" jokes after Golden State collapsed after being up 3-1 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Now they stand on the other side of a 3-1 lead and need to pull off a monumental comeback in order to preserve their … Continue reading A 3-1 Lead & The Return of KD
NBA fans can rejoice knowing that the 2019 Finals should give us a show that we've been waiting years for. The Warriors aren't strolling to another NBA Title (at least not yet), they're at least going to have to fight for this one and players like Pascal Siakam are fully equipped to handle the challenge. … Continue reading Swiss Army Bucket: Pascal Siakam & The Raptors Win Game 1
If you think you know people that are more petty the OKC Thunder, you are so wrong. Russell Westbrook, NBA All-Petty 1st team Photo by NBA Twitter The series between the Thunder and Blazers is 2-1 in favor of Portland, but the Thunder were out to prove that they are not going down without a … Continue reading MVP-etty