The idea of acquiring Paul George in the offseason to form a superstar tandem with 2-time Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard seemed like a genius move and a recipe for immediate success as the Clippers front office tried to seize an opportunity to get the franchise over the hump. The Clippers have never advanced past the conference semi-finals, and they have high hopes that this is their ...
Doncic Carries Mavericks to Victory with Breathtaking Performance in the Clutch
With his team down 2-1 in their first-round playoff series, Luka Doncic put on a performance for the ages as he put his team on his back and carried them to a much-needed victory to tie the series against the Los Angeles Clippers at 2 games apiece. It was unknown if Doncic would even be available for Sunday’s game due to a serious ankle injury he suffered in Game 3. However, D ...
Davis Dominates as Lakers Crush Blazers to Even Series
The lack of shooting and missed free throws down the stretch cost the Los Angeles Lakers Game 1 in their first-round series against the Portland Trailblazers. The Lakers' inconsistent shooting woes was a concern going into Game 2, but the Lakers came out in attack mode after the last game’s dismal performance. It was disappointing how they played offensively considering how wel ...
How These Role Players Will Be Key to Their Team’s Success During the Postseason
Superstar players are usually credited with the responsibility of carrying their team to a championship. Elite caliber players such as LeBron James, Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, and Stephen Curry have exhibited their ability to perform and shine on the big stage under the bright lights of the NBA playoffs. Neither of these superstars would have won a ring without the unexpected p ...
How Mike D’Antoni and the Phoenix Suns Revolutionized the Game of Basketball
According to Mark Cuban letting Steve Nash go and sign with Suns in 2004 was one of the worst moves he made as the owner of Dallas Mavericks.
Which NBA Player Can Add to Their Legacy When the NBA Resumes in Orlando?
Which NBA players have the most to gain if they win a championship? Lebron, Kawhi, or Giannis. With the NBA season set to restart in Orlando on July 31. I put a list of the prime players in the NBA.
How Good Was Allen Iverson During His Time With the 76ers?
Iverson was selected first overall by 76ers in an arguably one of the most gifted drafts in NBA history that produced eleven all-stars three of whom have won the MVP award (Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, and Steve Nash). Allen lived up to the hype from the get-go.
Folding Chairs with Michael Jordan
This article is about finding a moment of quietude and reflection in a sea of chaos - something we are all looking for during these unprecedented times. This moment of calmness just happens to be with Michael Jordan in the '90s. Timely as it provides a personal account during the time portrayed in the documentary, The Last Dance, currently featured on ESPN with 5.8 million viewers each week.
Hardwood Stars of the NBA's Western Conference
As I continue to name the best players ever in pro basketball, Part II concludes the series by taking a look at the Western Conference teams.
Hardwood Stars of the NBA's Eastern Conference
In naming the greatest players on professional sports teams, thus far I've tackled football, threw out the diamond's best, and in this version, I turn to the hardwood floors of the National Basketball Association and attempt to list who I believe have been the greatest talents for all 30 teams that comprise the NBA.