Articles tagged: NBA


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NBA Playoffs First Round Reactions and Look-Aheads

The first round of the 2018 NBA playoffs was much more exciting than last year’s. Lower seeds pulled off upsets, multiple series went to 6+ games, and DID LEBRON LOSE?... Read more

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Sideline Story: J. Cole previews the NBA Playoffs

J. Cole is no stranger to hype. The North Carolina-based rapper has reached contemporary artistry’s upper echelon, where a single tweet about a forthcoming project sends the music world into... Read more

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The Sports Sermon Archives: NBA All-Star Game Preview

Found nestled deep in Parker Houston’s computer, this ancient artifact holds him, Cam Smith, and Umar Asif accountable for their horrible takes on the NBA All-Star Game. They redraft the... Read more

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Solar Eclipse: Dark Days for the Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have had one of the most chaotic beginnings to an NBA season in recent memory. Last Tuesday, they finalized a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks to trade... Read more

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NBA Early Season Studs and Duds

The NBA season is underway, and some things can’t be predicted. Let’s take a look at some players that are going above and beyond expectations, and a few that aren’t... Read more

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NBA Early Season Over/Under-Performers

We are just three weeks into the new NBA season and already irrational conclusions are being drawn. Giannis is the GOAT. LeBron and the Cavs are done for good. Lonzo... Read more

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What’s going on with Markelle Fultz?

The modern NBA has seen its fair share of unorthodox free throw releases. Whether you prefer Shaq’s knuckleballing bricks or Chuck Hayes’ hitch, the best basketball league on the planet... Read more

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Giannis Antetokounmpo is ready to be the best

As the Bucks’ season last year came to an end at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, the bitterness of defeat was overshadowed by the potential for a bright future.... Read more

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NBA Western Conference Preview

The loaded Western Conference has not given way just yet. With some All Stars shifting from the East to the West, the discrepancy between the two conferences has grown once... Read more

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NBA Eastern Conference Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers Notable additions: Isaiah Thomas (Trade from BOS), Dwyane Wade (Free-agent), Derrick Rose (Free-agent), Jae Crowder (Trade from Boston), Jeff Green (Free-agent) Notable departures: Kyrie Irving (trade to BOS)... Read more

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What’s in store for the Utah Jazz?

On July 4th, a flurry of confusing reports culminated in Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward announcing his decision to join the Boston Celtics. The move deeply undercut Utah, as they... Read more

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A Bright Present and Future for the Boston Celtics

In 2008, the Celtics celebrated as world champions with a 4-2 series win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Rajon Rondo led the Celtics... Read more

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NBA Offseason Winners and Losers

By all accounts, this was the wildest NBA offseason we have ever witnessed. It kicked off back in June with what experts are calling one of the deepest and most... Read more

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NBA 2017-2018 Awards Predictions

An exciting NBA offseason has us primed for the annual quest of 28 NBA teams to upend the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. In the West, Chris Paul’s addition... Read more

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Spooky NBA Predictions: 2017-2018 Edition

The NBA is starting a few weeks earlier this year, and word on the street is that it’s because they heard about the spooky predictions in this annual column. In... Read more

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A Look at the New NBA Rule Changes

The NBA is taking steps this year to improve the quality of regular season games. Over the course of the summer, a myriad of changes have been approved, including modifications... Read more

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Ranking the New NBA x Nike Statement Jerseys

On Friday, Sept. 15, the NBA and Nike unveiled the alternate ‘Statement’ uniforms for all 30 teams. Naturally, I have subjectively ranked them based on personal aesthetic preferences. A photo... Read more

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Carmelo Anthony faces a new challenge in Oklahoma City

After a summer of unrelenting rumors, the New York Knicks officially announced Monday that they had finally come to a deal to move Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder.... Read more

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Tracy McGrady: A testament to ability over production

This past Friday, the Basketball Hall of Fame inducted Tracy McGrady, honoring a remarkable player with the sports equivalent of putting the tastiest possible cherry on top of a career... Read more

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Retweet Armageddon and the Perfect Timing of The Process

Ten years ago, if I said to you, “Last week we retweeted a bunch of really bad takes made by the Process- doubters from the past few years,” you’d probably... Read more