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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Divorce Court: Rose vs Bulls

Since Derrick Rose’s first torn ACL in the 2012 NBA playoffs, there has always been an expectation that the Bulls point guard would return to the same acrobatic and accurate player he was. Nearly three knee surgeries, a number of left hamstring problems and sprained ankles, and a surgery for an orbital fracture later, the MVP Derrick Rose we all wanted

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(Almost) Preseason NBA Awards

After a myriad of offseason acquisitions transformed the infrastructure of the National Basketball Association over the long months between May and October, we have finally set sail on the 2015-16 season and there have already been a number of story lines. From C.J. McCollum’s 37 point opening night performance for the new-look Blazers to Jahlil Okafor’s near record-setting debut performance

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The Seven Most Annoying NBA Story Lines This Season

The NBA is back, baby! LaMarcus Aldridge joins the Spurs, the Warriors are already getting disrespected (and not happy about it), the Clippers are better than ever and Houston is absolutely loaded. The Oklahoma City Thunder finally seem healthy again and Cleveland is bringing basically everyone back from last season. I’m as excited for this season as any in the past

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Chicago Bears Road To Revival

The Chicago Cubs have been reborn and look set to continue contention for years to come. The Chicago Bulls are ready to start their season with their new coach, along with Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose (unless he gets a paper cut). As for the Chicago Blackhawks? They’re still one of the top teams in the NHL after winning their third Stanley

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The Blackhawks Dynasty Has Only Just Begun

The answer to the two questions you are asking yourself are yes, Chicago finally has a team with a dynasty with no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and it’s a hockey team. Last season, one of the teams from the famous Original Six, the Chicago Blackhawks, won their third Stanley Cup in six years, bringing their tally of Lord

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Every NBA Team’s All-Time Starting Five, Part One

Photo via ballislife.com After Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal got into some silly online trash talk last month about which team had the best all-time starting five (the Bulls or Lakers), I started thinking about some other all-time teams that would give Chicago and L.A. a run for their money. This naturally lead to a long but fun journey to

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The Warriors are Finally Golden Again

This was inevitable, right? The Cavaliers and their team of Hercules plus some underdog role players was cute while it lasted, but was there ever any real doubt as to which team would win the series? Maybe a little, but most reasonable NBA experts and observers believed that there was no way Cleveland could keep this up and win two more

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Eastern Conference Preview

The weather is finally getting nice, and that means playoff basketball! While most of the juicier matchups are out West (Clippers vs. Spurs are you serious?!), playoff games are still taking place in the East. Here’s a breakdown of the four first-round matchups. Atlanta vs. Brooklyn: The Pacers gave a valiant fight for the eighth seed, but Brooklyn eventually nabbed

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