The Effects of the Jimmy Butler Trade

News broke out on Draft Day that Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The deal sent guards Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the 7th pick, which resulted in F Lauri Markkanen, for Butler and the 17th pick, in which C Justin Patton was drafted.   Shockwaves were sent throughout the

NBA: Most Improved Teams After The NBA Draft

  Now that the 2017 NBA Draft is a thing of the past, it's time to provide synopsis on which teams have gradually improved as a result of the draft. Some teams have taken considerable steps towards team-related success for the 2017 season. So before the next phase of the NBA

A Match Made In Heaven: The Lakers Drafted Lonzo Ball

The stars were aligned and Lonzo Ball fell right into the Lakers lap. The Lakers selected Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick in 2017 NBA Draft. Here are my overall thoughts on Lonzo Ball going to the Lakers. Playmaker Lakers have been a disaster for years with horrible management decisions from

2017 NBA Draft Highs & Lows

  After a multitude of draft rumors, trade rumors, and everything else in between, the 2017 NBA Draft finally arrived. Which teams made significant moves to shape their roster? Who may have whiffed? Which prospects landed in ideal situations? Here were the highs and lows of the 2017 NBA Draft. Draft Highs

Potential Landing Spots for Top Six Available NBA Players

Before I begin, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, or Stephen Curry won't be included in this list. Of course they are available but neither are leaving their respective organizations, yet. Carmelo Anthony also isn't mentioned with his New York Knicks future merely over; his options to move are still so vast.

Pacers Must Move with Urgency on PG Market

Written By: Joshua Chapman / NBA Insider   In my last article, I talked about how you never know when your championship window will open or close, and when it’s open you need to do everything in your power to extend it and go for that championship. As a sports franchise, you

Lakers trade D’Angelo Russell to Nets, Clear Cap Space

As the NBA Draft nears, rumors begin to swirl around on moves teams may make. A rumor that came into fruition Tuesday Night was the Los Angeles Lakers and D'Angelo Russell. Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Lakers agreed on a deal that will send Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn

Wheeling and Dealing: The Significance of NBA Free Agency

  Some view as a plague. Others have no problem with it at all.   When it comes to the historic viewpoint of the NBA, the league changed during the summer of 1988. Then, the league came to a conclusion on a collective bargaining agreement that opened the floodgates to what we call

Celtics Make Right Move Trading Away #1 Pick

Written By: Joshua Chapman/NBA Writer   My first real introduction to basketball was the year that Derrick Rose won MVP and the Chicago Bulls went 62-20, the best record in the league. I mean, I watched basketball before that certainly - I knew who LeBron James was, my first Finals I remember

Kevin Durant’s sexuality questioned by a fan on Twitter

It hasn't even been a full week and already things are getting out of hand on Social Media for Kevin Durant. Early Sunday night recently crowned NBA Champion and Finals MVP got into a Twitter battle with a follower who is still mad at Durant for leaving Oklahoma City and becoming