The moves may not have been ‘flashy’, but the Cavs absolutely nailed the trade deadline today. Coming into today’s deadline, we all expected Cleveland to make some sort of a ‘splash’ acquisition to supplement LeBron James, but they did the opposite – and the RIGHT thing. The Cavaliers acquired PG Jordan Clarkson, F Larry Nance Jr., PG George Hill, SF/SF Rodney Hood, and a 2nd RD selection today in three separate trades, while letting go of PG Isaiah Thomas, F Channing Frye, SG Iman Shumpert, PG Derrick Rose, SF Jae Crowder, SG Dwayne Wade, and THEIR 2018 1st RD...Read More
Commissioners Goodell and Silver, how in the world did you mess this up too? The Pro Bowl and NBA All-Star games are absolute disasters that could be easily fixed with some common sense from the men in charge. I mean seriously, your task is to put out a watchable product with the world’s best players in your respective sport, and you somehow find a way to screw it up with some new non-sense year after year. It’s simple. There are so many points to touch on regarding this commonly debated topic, and well get through...Read More
It’s official. Big Baller Brand has landed in Lithuania, as former UCLA freshman Liangelo Ball, and Chino Hills HS dropout Lamelo Ball, will debut for the Lithuanian squad Vytautas as early as January 13th. The news broke out nearly a month ago that both would head to Europe to play professionally for the same team. This came as a shocker for fans everywhere, as the move to Lithuania was completely out of nowhere. But father LaVar Ball put his foot down and made the bold decision. It’s expected that both will ease into larger minutes with the team over time. According to many, this is nothing near a popularity stunt, but a legitimate decision for their basketball futures....Read More
Before anything, I must say that this trade just topped off an absolutely phenomenal NBA off-season – and honestly shattered the brains of all NBA fanatics, as seen all over social media. But, it’s now time to break down this mega-deal on all levels… THE TRADE: CLEVELAND RECEIVES: – PG, Isaiah Thomas, 28 – F, Jae Crowder, 27 – C, Ante Zizic, 20 – 2018 Nets 1st RD selection, Unprotected BOSTON RECEIVES: – PG, Kyrie Irving, 25 First, let’s look at all the pieces in the deal: – Ante Zizic: The 7″0 center was drafted by the Celtics in...Read More
For months now, whether it was with my friends, social media, and even myself, I’ve been debating how the outcome of this year’s finals matchup will turn out… and I’ve genuinely never had such a hard time choosing something. This series, the finals trilogy between Cleveland and Golden State, can go down as an absolute CLASSIC, possibly above last year’s madness, with all the implications involved. It’s been a pretty freaking boring and predictable year in the NBA this season – and we surely need a great series between these two powerhouses to save the season, just like the...Read More
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