Andrew the Confused

Andrew Wiggins was the number one pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers, and then dumped by them when free agent LeBron James didn’t want to deal with rookie growing pains. Unfazed, Wiggins won Rookie of the Year and immediately afterwards was declared a wing superstar in the making, a deadly…

They Won 60 Games and Failed. Where Are They Now?

Three years ago, the Atlanta Hawks did something that had never been done in franchise history. They won 60 games. They accomplished this rare feat without one player scoring more than 16 points. It was the most wins in franchise history and the Hawks sent three players to the All-Star game (Al Horford, Jeff, Teague,…

The Jimmy Butler Way: Teammates Not Friends

Take the best teams of all time. You will find more teammates who didn’t hang out together and didn’t party together and didn’t spend birthdays together and didn’t have family vacations together than you will find best friends. Friends are hard to come by in any walk of life and most of the time your…

The Spurs Leverage Losing Steam

The Spurs melodrama is treading water. Sooner or later someone is going to drown. It happens in trades when a superstar is hostile towards his employer and can’t seem to find a middle ground. Paris is burning. The house of cards falls down. San Antonio, welcome to the club. But it feels strange. Melodrama has…

What The %&@* Happened to Small Ball?

Three years ago when Steph Curry burst on the scene in a big way and he won the NBA title in Cleveland, albeit with a not memorable performance,  the immediate overreaction was that the NBA game, after 60 years of big men running things, had changed. It was all about the backcourt and size didn’t…

Motown’s Commitment to Dwane Casey: Why?

When a coach gets hired, you can tell how committed the organization is by how many years they are willing to commit to. Like when mama says put your money where your mouth is. The length of the contract tells you what kind of marriage it is? In love? Or, arranged? Halfway in with a…

If It’s The Playoffs, Then It’s Toronto Insanity

It is the true definition of insanity. Doing the same thing and expecting different results. it messes with the Raptors mind. It messes with everyone who picked Toronto to win the series against Cleveland. It reminds everyone you can’t veer from what you know. There is the truth. And then there are the facts. Fact.…