NBA: Utah Jazz trading Rudy Gobert was a great move

NBA offseason just started, and so far,  Rudy Gobert has been traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. While some other trades happened by no surprise this offseason, the Gobert trade was surprising too many. It was a trade that gained a lot of reaction on social media due to the deal being with the Timberwolves andContinue reading “NBA: Utah Jazz trading Rudy Gobert was a great move”

NBA: Heat vs Celtics series preview

The NBA playoffs have been a joy to watch so far, and now the Eastern Conference Finals are set. Heat vs. Celtics is again playing each other after playing in this same round back in the NBA bubble. Back then, the Heat defeated the Celtics in the series 4-2 in what was crushing fashion toContinue reading “NBA: Heat vs Celtics series preview”

NBA DFS Core Plays on Fanduel |Tuesday, March 22nd

Last night, the NBA action was in full throttle- LeBron contributed the highest scoring output (71) & sent Kevin Love to early retirement with his poster dunk, Darius Garland exposed the Lakers plus-matchup for defense going for 29 points and 17 assists, Christian Wood got a 59 piece as Houston blew out Washington, Jonas ValanciunasContinue reading “NBA DFS Core Plays on Fanduel |Tuesday, March 22nd”

5 players to watch for in the Bucks vs Celtics Christmas Day matchup

5. Romeo Langford Romeo Langford has arguably shown the most improvement as a player for the Celtics this season. Langford’s points, rebounds, defense, efficiency, and opportunity have all gone up this season. Just Wednesday night on December 23rd against the Cleveland Cavaliers Romeo totaled 11 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, and 1 rebound in 30Continue reading “5 players to watch for in the Bucks vs Celtics Christmas Day matchup”

12/16 NBA Rookie Radar + Fanduel DFS Value Plays

After coming down from the roller coaster ride of last nights NBA action- Anthony Edwards going nuclear, Nikola Jokic dominating again, Jrue Holiday hooping in the absence of Giannis Antetekounmpo and Khris Middleton, Gordon Hayward dropping 41 points real life points, Brandon Ingram coming to life with a 34 point performance, Alperen Sengun going crazyContinue reading “12/16 NBA Rookie Radar + Fanduel DFS Value Plays”

12/15 Fanduel NBA DFS Great Value Plays

With eleven NBA games on the slate tonight, the stars are out and the lineup construction possibilities are endless. Whenever you’re piecing together a lineup for Fanduel, one thing no one could, should or would argue is- there’s a huge need for great value plays especially on a jam packed game slate. As the scrambleContinue reading “12/15 Fanduel NBA DFS Great Value Plays”

12/13 NBA DFS Plays

Point Guard Kyle Lowry- Miami Heat PG|6,900 Fanduel After back to back 40 point performances on Fanduel, it’s baffling to see Kyle Lowry’s price at only 6,900 on the blue site. Given the matchup vs Cleveland-who rank 3rd in the NBA in defensive efficiency- looks on paper to be a tough matchup. For fantasy purposes,Continue reading “12/13 NBA DFS Plays”

Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach

After firing former head coach Terry Stotts, the Portland Trailblazers have been on a coaching search for three weeks. That coaching search is finally over as it was announced that Chauncey Billups would be the Portland Trailblazers new head coach. Billups spent this season being a part of Tyronn Lue’s coaching staff for the LosContinue reading “Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach”

Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison

A little over a week ago, the Dallas Mavericks lost Rick Carlisle as their head coach and GM Donn Nelson. The Mavericks didn’t take long to Carlisle’s and Nelson’s replacement. The Dallas Mavericks hired Jason Kidd as their new head coach and Nico Harrison as GM and president of basketball operations. This will be Kidd’sContinue reading “Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison”

The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Brad Stevens is already making moves just two weeks after taking over as President of basketball operations for The Boston Celtics. A trade was announced Friday morning involving the Boston Celtics, and Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to a trade. Oklahoma City receives Kemba Walker, the 16th pick in the 2021 NBA draft and a 2025Continue reading “The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder”

Rick Carlisle steps down as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks.

24 hours after Donnie Nelson, the president of basketball operations and GM was fired from the Dallas Mavericks, Rick Carlisle informed the organization that he won’t return next season. After 13 illustrious seasons including the 2011 NBA Championship, Rick Carlise has the most wins in franchise history as head coach of the Mavericks. Rick CarlisleContinue reading “Rick Carlisle steps down as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks.”

New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy

It was announced Wednesday the New Orleans Pelicans are firing Stan Van Gundy after one season. Per ESPN, ” Van Gundy and vice president of basketball operations David Griffin had been engaged in talks for weeks.” The pelicans struggled mightily throughout the season, going 31-41 and missing the playoffs. Van Gundy did some good asContinue reading “New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy”

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain

The Los Angeles Clippers announced that their star small forward, Kawhi Leonard, has suffered a right knee sprain and will miss game 5 of the Jazz vs. Clippers series. Leonard sustained the injury in game 4, trying to drive to the rim. Leonard has been dealing with lower-body injuries since 2017. The clippers are alreadyContinue reading “Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain”

Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols

On Wednesday afternoon, the Phoenix Suns announced that All-star point guard Chris Paul had to enter health and safety protocols and will be out indefinitely. The NBA’s health and safety protocols last for 10-14 days. For Paul, it may not be 10-14 days since he is vaccinated. The team will provide another update on paul’sContinue reading “Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols”

Three coaches the Boston Celtics should consider hiring

After getting eliminated by the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics decided to make changes to the front office. Danny Ainge announced he was retiring from his position as president of basketball operations for the Celtics. Brad Stevens, Boston’s head coach of eight years, decided to take Ainge’s place as president of basketball operations for Boston.Continue reading “Three coaches the Boston Celtics should consider hiring”

Josh Hart wants a change of scenery

Josh Hart was a part of the trade that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. That trade sent Hart to the New Orleans pelicans along with some other young players. Since arriving in New, Orleans Hart has been an excellent role player. Hart has put up 9.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per gameContinue reading “Josh Hart wants a change of scenery”

Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery

Los Angeles Clippers announced that power forward Serge Ibaka will miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing back surgery Thursday. Ibaka only played two games in the playoffs before injuring his back. Ibaka has been struggling with injuries throughout the season; he only played 41 out of 72 games this season. This is aContinue reading “Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery”

Important dates for 2021-22 NBA season announced

Shams Charania of The Athletic first reported that the NBA is announcing important dates for the 2021-22 season. The important dates include the start and end date of the season, the start of the playoffs, the start of the NBA finals, etc. Training camps will start on September 28th. The regular season will begin onContinue reading “Important dates for 2021-22 NBA season announced”

Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics expected to part ways

Bleacher Report insider Farbod Esnaashari earlier reported, “the Boston Celtics and Walker are likely to move forward from their relationship this offseason.” It is safe to say the Kemba Walker experiment in Boston has been a failure. Walker first signed to the Boston Celtics on a four-year $141 million contract in June of 2019. AtContinue reading “Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics expected to part ways”

Michael Porter Jr is poised to have a breakout series against Trail Blazers

Thirteen teams decided to pass on Michael Porter Jr on draft night due to his lingering back injury. The one team that took a shot on Porter Jr was the Denver Nuggets. Since that night, his career and role with the Nuggets have been confusing to people. Michael Porter Jr first season in Denver satContinue reading “Michael Porter Jr is poised to have a breakout series against Trail Blazers”

Why Deandre Ayton and Mikal Bridges will be X-factors for the Phoenix Suns in the playoffs

The Phoenix Suns are gearing up for the playoffs for the first time since 2010. Chris Paul and Devin Booker both should get a big thank you from suns fans. Those two are set to have good playoff performances. But two X-factors for this suns team to make a deep run in the NBA playoffsContinue reading “Why Deandre Ayton and Mikal Bridges will be X-factors for the Phoenix Suns in the playoffs”

Changing Of The Guard

When Prince made the record 1999 back in 1982, the lyrics “they say 2 thousand 00 party over oops out of time, so tonight we’re going to party like its 1999.” had so much meaning going into Y2k. But who knew that Prince would be so prophetic with those lyrics as they pertained to theContinue reading “Changing Of The Guard”