Boston Celtics on the verge

One of the leading sub-plots during the summer of Kevin Durant’s OKC departure was the Boston Celtics continuing their rise up the ladder of contenders. Lost in the chaos is the answer to this question: Where do Brad Stevens’ C’s go from here? The 2015-16 Boston Celtics won 48 games in their third season of the Brad Stevens-era rebuild. Celtics fans

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NBA Summer League Favorites

The summer is a terrible time for sports. The NBA and Stanley Cup Finals are wrapped up, NFL training camp doesn’t begin until August, and even baseball just had their All-Star Break. It’s a barren, Saharan-desert for sports fans that are searching for any kind of salvation. But, in this hellish landscape there is an oasis, a small trickling well

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Why the Timberwolves should not trade for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to part with the number five pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in hopes of acquiring Jimmy Butler, according to a Monday report by ESPN. Butler just completed his fifth season in the NBA, earning his second all-star selection and a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Second team. The 26-year-old is one of the best

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LeBron vs. Curry: Reality Showdown

For a second consecutive year, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are battling for the title of NBA Champion. That means for a second straight year it’s LeBron James vs Steph Curry. The King vs. Chef Curry. The four-time MVP vs the two-time, and reigning MVP. While it’s anyone’s guess as to who’ll win the title (*cough cough, Warriors

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NBA Finals characters as HGTV personalities

The NBA Finals are in full swing which means we are at peak basketball right now. We, as a nation, are also at peak HGTV right now, because HGTV is always on the top of its game. It’s time someone finally attempted to connect these two beautiful universes. It’s time to answer the burning question that’s been sweeping our nation:

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The evolution of LeBron James

Featured Image via ESPN LeBron James will be playing in the NBA Finals for a sixth consecutive season, the first non-Boston Celtic player to do so. This Cleveland team has nearly the same players as last season, but is vastly more healthy. All of the adulation and backlash surrounding James’ career made me think of his evolution as a player and

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Patterson’s NBA awards

Featured Image via Washington Post There are plenty of fascinating things to watch as the postseason begins, but let us not forget those players who shone the brightest during the regular season. Here are my All-NBA picks, adhering to the NBA’s ballot, with two guards, two forwards and one center per team. First Team Guard: Steph Curry, Golden State The

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Rockin’ NBA Coaches

The National Basketball Association is composed of rock-star coaches who hardly ever get their due. They are a pivotal part of their team’s success, but it got us wondering – how do NBA Coaches compare to some of the biggest musicians ever? If you woke up today wondering the same thing, then you came to the right place, because here

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No Love For Lillard As Potential All Star

As of right now, it’s Lillard Time, but no major media outlet seems to be checking their clocks. Look, I’m a biased Blazer fan, it’s in my blood. Nevertheless, I can’t get over that fact that Damian Lillard is excelling beyond everyone’s expectations. We need to get serious when we mention All Star and Damian Lillard in the same sentence.

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Grading the NBA trade deadline: 2016 edition

The inevitability that the NBA Trade Deadline is doomed to underperform is a trend that has become accepted across the association throughout the past few years (save last year, of course). This year was really no exception to the rule either, with only 24 players – none of which were truly ‘blockbusters’ – and a slew of draft picks being

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