2018 NBA Playoff Preview: The Unlikely Heroes

With the start of the playoffs just 25 days away, playoff bound teams have just a handful of regular season games left to get primed for the NBA’s second season. What that preparation entails varies by team and circumstance, but one common aspect of playoff preparation is developing strategies to effectively utilize depth. This oftenContinue reading “2018 NBA Playoff Preview: The Unlikely Heroes”

5 Future Lottery Picks to Watch this March Madness

Step into any debate over the NBA’s controversial one-and-done rule and you will undoubtedly hear the argument that one-and-done players are bad for college basketball, particularly from a fan’s perspective. The conviction holds, in part, that these players come-and-go so quickly that fans do not develop any meaningful connection or familiarity with them. On theContinue reading “5 Future Lottery Picks to Watch this March Madness”

NBA Weekend Recap: Rockets 17-game Streak Halted in Toronto

Here’s what you need to know from this past weekend’s NBA action: Game Recap: Raptors halt Rocket’s streak at 17 In a battle of the NBA’s two hottest teams (and conference leaders), this one was a thriller. The Rockets came in having won 17 straight (the longest winning streak this season) while the Raptors hadContinue reading “NBA Weekend Recap: Rockets 17-game Streak Halted in Toronto”

What to Watch for Friday

Should be a heck of a day for basketball junkies, here are four games we are particularly looking forward: Alabama (18-14) vs. 16. Auburn (25-6), 1:00PM, ESPN:¬†ICYMI (see video below) Freshman phenom Collin Sexton went the length of the court, hitting a layup as the clock expired to give the Tide a 71-70 victory overContinue reading “What to Watch for Friday”

NBA Recap: Rockets & Pelicans Streaking, Raptors clinch

Streaks Continue:¬†The Rockets extended their run to 17 straight with an impressive 110-99 victory on the road against Milwaukee. The Pelicans picked up their 10th consecutive W in Sacramento 114-101. Anthony Davis exited the game with an ankle injury and will likely miss Friday’s game against the Wizards, but is not expected to be outContinue reading “NBA Recap: Rockets & Pelicans Streaking, Raptors clinch”

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