Thoughts on the Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas trade

Last evening, it was first reported by Shams Charania of The Vertical that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics were in “active trade discussions” that involved both teams star point guards, Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas. And just about an hour later, Charania reported that an agreement was made and that the Celtics would be sending Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn … Continue reading Thoughts on the Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas trade

2017 NBA Free Agency Tracker

The NBA Free Agency period has officially begun. Here we will be keeping track of every deal that happens. Below is a list with all the details of every signing. Blake Griffin has agreed to a five-year, $173 million deal to re-sign with the Clippers, per Shams Charania of The Vertical. Jeff Teague has agreed to a three-year, $57 million deal with the Timberwolves, per … Continue reading 2017 NBA Free Agency Tracker

Hoops Hub’s 2017 NBA Mock Draft

The NBA Draft will be taking place Thursday night and so us at Hoops Hub (Mark Chajkowski and Tony Romanello) have put together our mock draft. Below is our mock for the entire first round. We alternated the pick with Tony doing the odds and Mark doing the evens. 1. Philadelphia 76ers – Markelle Fultz, PG, Washington Markelle Fultz has been the consensus top prospect … Continue reading Hoops Hub’s 2017 NBA Mock Draft

NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers III

Tale of the Tape Golden State Warriors The Warriors enter the finals undefeated, after sweeping their way through the West. They beat the Blazers, Jazz, and Spurs all in four games. The Warriors own the best net rating in the playoffs, a historically dominant +16.8 net rating per 100 possessions. They own the best defense in the playoffs, and are the only team allowing below … Continue reading NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers III

2016-2017 NBA Award Picks

The NBA regular season is now officially over so now it’s time to hand out the yearly awards. This season has been full of historic individual performances and multiple players having breakout seasons. The great individual performances this season has made picking awards more difficult than usual, especially the MVP. This years MVP race has been one of the closest and most compelling in recent … Continue reading 2016-2017 NBA Award Picks

Thoughts on the DeMarcus Cousins trade

Late Sunday night, after the All-Star game, it was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski that the Sacramento Kings agreed to a deal to trade star center DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, a 2017 first round pick that is top 3 protected and a future second round pick. Sacramento has agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins … Continue reading Thoughts on the DeMarcus Cousins trade

Western Conference: Lottery Bound Teams

15. Los Angeles Lakers Additions:  Luke Walton (coach), Loul Deng, Timofey Mozgov, Brandon Ingram, Ivica Zubac, Jose Calderon Departures: Roy Hibbert, Metta World Peace, Kobe Bryant, Robert Sacre, Ryan Kelly, Brandon Bass The Lakers did a lot right in this offseason.  They made the right call at head coach, bringing in one of, if not the most promising young assistant in the league.  Luke Walton was an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, and stepped … Continue reading Western Conference: Lottery Bound Teams