— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Dillon Brooks: A Rookie in the Shadows

With early responsibility thrown his way, is Dillon Brooks the future of the Memphis Grizzlies? By Isaac Biehl The NBA Rookie is one of the most peculiar species in all of the basketball universe. You never know what you are going to get when drafting one, which is what makes them so exciting. This year […]

– Sandy Mui
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Devin Booker: Winning Player

Loved and loathed in equal measure, the Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker has divided fans and analysts alike. Has the young shooting guard made things clearer in year 3? By Paul Headley Only on the internet in 2017 could a player get crucified for scoring 70 points. I know it wasn’t the cleanest high-scoring game, but who […]

– David Brandon
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

What’s the Deal with the Los Angeles Clippers?

The post-CP3 Clips are struggling. Why? By Noah Shatzer After starting the season off hot with a streak of four straight wins, the LA Clippers have come crashing back down to Earth, fallen through the crust, and landed at the planet’s core. The Clippers, currently sitting at twelfth place in the stacked Western Conference, are […]

– David Brandon
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Thunder Big 3: Fitter, Happier, More Productive

This week in Thunder, we look at some encouraging offensive developments. By David Brandon Welcome to the Thunder Big 3! Each week I’m going to be breaking down three of the trends that we’ve been seeing from the Thunder, both things that are going well and things that aren’t going so well. You and Whose […]

– David Brandon
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Detroit’s Offense, Retooled

What’s responsible for the Pistons’ sudden offensive surge? By David Fernandez Ineffective. Bogged down. Boring. All words you could use to describe the Detroit Pistons offense of 2016-17. They probably (and rightfully) ranked dead last in your League Pass rankings. Take it from someone who watched 90% of their games last season, it was a […]

– David Brandon
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Pick and Flow Podcast Episode 39: It’s Early, It’s Fun, and It’s Awkward for Some

Pick and Flow NBA Podcast Ep.039 This week the Pick and Flow NBA Podcast graces your Thursday with: Awkward stories and Ben breaking Trevor’s car Kevin is a good cheerleader, and that’s not a good thing Wacky Wiggins and his superior competition Will Chris Paul cause to much drag to keep the Rockets flying? Boston…man…Boston…

– David Brandon
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Sixers Lock in Robert Covington for the Long Haul With Four-Year Extension

It’s all about Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and (eventually) Markelle Fultz in Philadelphia. Robert Covington has been a huge piece for them, however, and he’s now there for the long haul. By Dylan Hughes Three years after signing his current deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, Robert Covington became eligible to sign an extension to remain […]

– Dylan Hughes
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

Checking up on four polarizing NBA rookies

Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum, Dennis Smith Jr., and Frank Ntilikina were all fairly polarizing rookies coming into the season. How have they fared thus far? By Lance Roberson The days of “watch and let grow” are almost a philosophy of the past. We are now in the microwave age; people want instant gratification. In a […]

– Dylan Hughes
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Golden State Warriors: An Offense Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before

The Golden State Warriors have been the league’s standard bearers for excellence for a minute now. How have they continued to push the boat out? By Paul Headley  The 2017–18 NBA season, much like it’s predecessor, was declared a wrap long before a ball had even been dribbled up court. Apocalyptic distress reigned. The Warriors are […]

– Dylan Hughes
— 31st of July 2018 — NBA

The Baseline Podcast: Where do Bucks stand after Eric Bledsoe trade?

The Breakdown: Running on all cylinders the Pistons are one of the league’s best teams. Duncan Smith joins the show to discuss their start and sustainability as Reggie Jackson, Andre Drummond and Tobias Harris are off to great starts in Motown.  The Drop:  Bucks trade for Eric Bledsoe. Where does Milwaukee now rank in the East and […]

– Dylan Hughes