Alex Kurpeski The NBA is a league made up of players constantly rising and falling in terms of talent and value. As the game evolves, once valued skill sets become more archaic and formerly dominant players become afterthoughts. Last week we talked about some potential breakout candidates for the upcoming season, including newcomers to the
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Alex Kurpeski The term “breakout” gets thrown around a lot in the world of sports media. Every off-season we hear speculation from each of the major sports leagues regarding players on the verge of a “breakout”. For me, this term holds a different meaning that is dependent upon the context of the player in question.
Alex Kurpeski For the longest time, it seemed as if you could bet your house on the fact that Kevin Durant would be leaving the dynastic Golden State Warriors for the lowly New York Knicks. Initially, many questioned Durant’s motivations, as the idea of leaving the Bay Area for New York seemed foolish on paper.
Winners Miami Heat For a city touted for its ability to sign big time free agents, it’d been a while since they landed a big fish. That changed when Butler decided to commit to the city of Miami and be the foundation piece of the future. It was an important get for the Heat and
An article by Alex Kurpeski NBA Free Agency is like a game of Russian Roulette. There exists an intense thrill that can turn into a fatal blow, as the desire to land a big fish often comes with the caveat of overpaying for past production. With that being said, here are some free agents that
The Best Backcourt No One is Talking About An article by Matthew Haugh When the Pelicans acquired Lonzo Ball in the soon-to-be-official AD trade, they got something not a lot of people realized they needed, a starting caliber point guard. But why do the Pelicans need a point guard when they have Jrue Holiday? Most
There’s a lot of rumors going around this time of year in the NBA. Certain players are on the trade block, others are looking to rebuild, and seemingly everybody is going to Los Angeles. We’re taking a look at the hottest rumors of the week and detecting just how BS they are. Welcome to BS
With the 2019 NBA draft out of the way, here are some players and teams that stood out. Not everyone can win the draft, but at least they all have a chance here.
As a lifelong Suns fan of 2 months, I was quite distraught by how last night played out. It was a draft that made no sense and was a far cry from the Zion promise that every fellow Suns fan was holding on to since last season started. But the Suns weren’t the only team
New Orleans Pelicans Pick: PF Zion Williamson, Duke This pick is as obvious as any in recent memory. Williamson profiles as a game changing talent, with the look, attitude, and skills necessary to become a one-of-a-kind superstar in the league. 2. Memphis Grizzlies Pick: PG Ja Morant, Murray State Morant would be a slam dunk