Who Won the Kawhi Leonard Trade?

Jan 23, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (left) watches from the bench during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
On Wednesday morning, the NBA world finally got what it had been yearning for: a Kawhi Leonard trade. To the surprise of many, it was the Raptors, not the Lakers, 76ers, or Celtics, who pulled the trigger. The Spurs sent over Leonard and Danny...

Four NBA Teams Primed to Breakout In 2018

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Though the Golden State Warriors look like near locks for an effortless cruise to Finals victory once again, the scuffle just below them should be an intriguing follow. The West appears even more crowded than ever with the introduction of LeBron James and the...

Frank Ramsey, Hall of Fame “Original Sixth Man”, dies at age 86

Frank Ramsey, the Hall of Fame guard/forward who pioneered the sixth man role on seven Boston Celtics championship teams, died Sunday just five days before his 87th birthday. Frank Vernon Ramsey Jr. was born July 13, 1931 in Corydon, Ky. His family moved to Madisonville...

NBA Sophomores Primed For A Breakout Season

Mar 30, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz (20) dunks over Atlanta Hawks guard Damion Lee (8) in the second quarter at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
In their second seasons, these players who struggled as rookies will have a chance to prove that they were worth their draft selection in 2017.

Analyzing The State of Competition In the NBA

Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (left) and forward Kevin Durant (middle) and guard Stephen Curry (right) celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Competition In the NBA Competition, perhaps based on where you are in the food chain, it is a beautiful or dirty word. As a consumer or fan, it as an absolute boon at least as far as prices go. The opposite of competition is a...

Miami’s Bam Adebayo Experiment

Apr 9, 2018; Miami, FL, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) fouls Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
When the Miami Heat drafted PF/C Bam Adebayo it was clear he would likely be their only draft pick for two seasons. Drafted at a position of need he is Miami’s attempt to replace the gaping hole left with Chris Bosh’s retirement. While Bam...

Top 10 2019 NBA Draft Prospects

Mar 28, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; McDonalds All-American East forward Zion Williamson (12) dunks against the West in the second half of the McDonalds High School All American Game at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
The 2019 NBA draft is quite far away, that's a given. The 2018 NBA draft just finished and the Summer League is underway. However, it's never too early to take a look at the crop of prospects that will be the talk of the draft season...

Opinion: NBA Fans Should Embrace The Greatness of The Warriors

Jun 12, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) sprays champagne during the championship parade in downtown Oakland. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
“The Warriors ruined the NBA.”, “Kevin Durant made the NBA less enjoyable”, “The Warriors aren’t fair”. We as a collective NBA Fanbase have heard those three quotes ringing from all corners of social media and sports commentary shows since the Warriors went 73-9, and...

Five Years Later, Danny Ainge Has Finished A Masterful Rebuild

Feb 11, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Former Boston Celtics (left to right) Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, coach Doc Rivers and current general manager Danny Ainge look on during the second quarter of the game between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
When Danny Ainge was a player, nobody ever questioned his “grit” or “burning fire” to win. Yet, I’m not sure that anybody predicted him to instill such a ruthless demeanor into his same goals as a GM. In 2008, Danny Ainge pulled off what many...

What Does “DeMarcus Cousins The Warrior” Mean For The Warriors?

Dec 4, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (0) and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) scramble for a loose ball during the second half at the Smoothie King Center. The Warriors defeated the Pelicans 125-115. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
DeMarcus Cousins is a Warrior (as you probably have heard) that's no reference to DeMarcus' fighting spirit. Oh no, Boogie Cousins is now a Golden State Warrior. Or as Steph Curry (humorously) refers to Cousins, he is the third splash brother. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zzcyZADaVH8 Reaction to the Trade Right about...

What Should The Spurs Do With Kawhi Leonard?

Jan 13, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) passes the ball against Denver Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler (21) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
After a puzzling season of odd quad injuries and cryptic team meetings, the search for a suitable recipient of former MVP finalist Kawhi Leonard rages on for the Spurs.

Breaking: LeBron James Signs With The Los Angeles Lakers

BOSTON, MA - MARCH 1: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at TD Garden on March 1, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
LeBron James has reportedly agreed to a four year, $154M contract with the Lakers. This came with little surprise, as many expected James to take his talents to the city of Angels. This move gives the Lakers a massive boon signing the best player...

Reaction to Paul George Resigning With The Thunder

Apr 27, 2018; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots the ball against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) during the first quarter of game six of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports
Hoop fans, basketball savants, fans, enthusiasts (whichever you prefer). It is over an hour after midnight, free agency is well and truly in full swing and for those anticipating some action, already, the 2018 free agency has delivered. Whilst Laker Nation still awaits with bated breath...

FPC NBA Free Agency Tracker

Jun 8, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) react in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
NBA Free Agency is officially underway. Stay up to date with all of the latest signings right here. Kevin Durant signs a two-year deal, $61.5M with the Warriors with a player option after one. Will Barton and the Nuggets agree to a four year,...

FPC NBA Free Agency Roundtable

Jun 21, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Airplanes fly with banners referring to LeBron James and the Philadelphia 76ers before the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports
Free Agency is officially upon us. When the clock strikes 12 tonight, NBA GMs will frantically pick up their phones and call every NBA star that they can get their hands on. The likes of LeBron James, Paul George, and DeMarcus Cousins will all...

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