The Charlotte Hornets were once a promising franchise with two young superstars that seemed destined for greatness. 25 years later, the Hornets are the consensus pick to be the worst NBA team in 2019/20 and they are most famous for being owned by Michael Jordan. The Hornets just released their latest jersey throwback, a purple beauty from the ’94/95 season. This franchise’s best memories are … Continue reading What happened to the Charlotte Hornets?
There’s always bad to come with the good, right? Not every rookie can live up to expectations, and some will ultimately end up playing worse than expected, in regards to the pick that they were drafted with. Consider that this doesn’t mean they are automatically a bust, because who is and isn’t a bust is hard to determine, and takes more than one season to … Continue reading Three Rookies That Might Disappoint This Season
Lakers interested in acquiring Dwight Howard Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers could be reuniting for the upcoming NBA season, per Shams Charania. Howard, an eight time NBA all-star, is considering a second stint with the Lakers following the ACL injury that will sideline Demarcus Cousins for the 2019-2020 campaign. Currently a member of the Grizzlies, Howard would need express permission from his current … Continue reading NBA Daily Run-Down, 08/19/19: Dwight Howard to Los Angeles, Lin to China, and more
After a Summer loaded with fireworks, the current NBA can be summed up with a single word; balance. After a decade of super-teams dominating at the top of the league, the term balance almost seems foreign, but here we are, with nearly a dozen teams having a legitimate shot at an NBA championship. However, no team is flawless, and each of the top contenders have … Continue reading Each NBA Contender’s Biggest Hole
Before we dive into the top five projected defenses in the Eastern Conference this year, credit must be given where credit is due. Honorable mentions will be handed out to the teams of New York, that’s right, teams plural. Far more than five teams will be covered here but it is necessary with the added defensive depth to each. Honorable Mentions: New York Knicks, Brooklyn … Continue reading Juiced Preseason Top 5 Eastern Defenses
Every year it seems like there are a couple of rookies that perform better their draft stock. Sometimes players in their first year blow up, and have us saying “how was he a not top five pick?” And General Managers saying “why didn’t we pick him?” Take a look at three rookies that have the ability to play above expectations this year, or being considered … Continue reading Three Rookies That Could Be Draft Steals
Members of the media were quick to create new storylines following the dethroning of the Golden State Warriors dynasty in the Finals and the reshaping of the entire NBA landscape in free agency. Many, such as the “Battle of L.A” or the “Can Westbrook and Harden succeed together?” storylines have been way overstated and have blocked many other intriguing storylines from getting any attention. Here … Continue reading 4 Slept-On Storylines Heading Into the 2020 NBA Season