Russell Westbrook Staying Home: Loyalty Matters

Russell Westbrook made headlines yesterday as he has signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension. Here are my overall thoughts on the deal and how this could affect free agency this off-season. Deal The deal starts with the 2018-19 season and it guarantees that for the time being Russell Westbrook has the

Top Six Teams Heading into the 2017-2018 NBA Season

NBA training camps are beginning this week after the craziest offseason in recent memory. We've seen countless blockbuster trade involving stars like Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving and Paul George. No question that this NBA season presents a major shakeup that will change the dynamic of the playoffs.

Carmelo Anthony Gets Traded

Yesterday, social media exploded as the news broke out that Carmelo Anthony has been traded. Anthony name has been in trade talks for years now. Sam Presti the Oklahoma City Thunder general manager has sent out the following players Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott, and a second-round pick via Chicago for

Summarizing The NBA Offseason…So Far

  Insane. Wild. Incredible. Instant verbs that come to mind when describing what has transpired as the NBA offseason so far. Different phases such as free agency, the NBA Draft, and trades have produced what is shaping to be an epic 2017-18 campaign. As the Golden State Warriors continue lighting cigars and celebrating their second

The Rise Of Durant

The 2017 NBA Finals has been the stage for a special player who has taken a special step, despite his controversial move last offseason. The spotlight is now on Kevin Durant and his seemingly triumphant postseason with the Warriors.  A decision on 4th of July 2016 did it's deed by setting

OKC Takes Game 3; Westbrook Adds Triple-Double

Oklahoma City Thunder set the tone early finishing with a 115-113 game three win. Russell Westbrook added another triple-double to his career: 32 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists. James Harden scored 44 points for the Rockets, but missed the game winning three for the possible win. Lou Williams scored 22

Rockets crush OKC 118-87; James Harden adds 37

The Rockets crushed the Oklahoma City Thunder by 31 points in game one of the opening round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Patrick Beverley started off hot with back-to-back three pointers and a score in the paint. He slammed it home after a steal off MVP candidate Russell Westbrook. The Thunder

Can James Harden carry the Rockets to an NBA Finals?

The Houston Rockets have been a team of ambiguity. After losing in the 1st round of the playoffs last year out went former coach Kevin McHale and in came Mike D'Antoni. His coaching philosophies are the perfect fit with this roster. James Harden is the leader and has been on

Changes to come for the NBA All Star Format?

NBA's Commissioner Adam Silver and the Silver and players' union are trying to make the All-Star game more competitive, as well as keep fans interested throughout the week. Request and ideas have been laid out on the table, but a foundation has not been built yet. "You hear people talking about 4-point shots, something