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

2017 NBA Draft Lottery; Projected Picks 6-10

While everyone's attention is on the NBA Playoffs, let's not forget that NBA Draft is just over a month away. That also means the combine is almost here as well. With only eight teams remaining in the playoffs, 22 other teams are preparing for what many people claim to be

Contenders or Pretenders: Western Conference playoff picture

The Western Conference is a tight race every year with elite teams in bunches. This year is no different as there’s already multiple 50-win teams with about a month of NBA basketball left. With few mediocre teams in the conference, I will look to group them into Contenders, Middle of

Wizards Win With Game Winner

In a thrilling game that ended with a game winner by Markieff Morris, the Washington Wizards beat the Portland Trailblazers 125-124 for their 5th straight win. The first quarter started off as a shootout between these two teams.  Despite the Wizards putting up 30 points, the Blazers when above it with

Debate: Karl Anthony-Towns vs. Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis and Karl Anthony-Towns are two of the best players drafted in the 2015 NBA Draft. Towns and Porzingis finished one and two respectably in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting in 2015. Blowing away the competition was Towns who finished with 650 total vote points and taking

NBA Power Rankings Week 6

  One month into the NBA season there are various story lines that come to mind during this marathon campaign of 82 games. As most teams are starting to take form, we can look at the contenders and quickly identify the pretenders as we head into December. 1. Golden State Warriors: With Kevin Durant