Is Luke Walton The Answer?

Byron Scott is undergoing the kind of evaluation where no news is good news. One one side of the equation is unemployment. On the other side, is the last year of Scott’s deal, 2016-17. If management does indeed give Scott a stay of execution, he will be entrusted with another young college player, one he…

Warriors: Don’t Mess With Perfection

The Warriors haven’t won title number two yet and prematurely they are talking about changing the entire chemistry of their team to accommodate Kevin Durant, which involves dismantling their team, shipping players out and adjusting to a great scorer. Acquiring Durant is a sexy though greedy thought and at the same time it is a…

Damian Lillard Snubbed by NBA Coaches

When NBA coaches voted for the All-Star reserves, there were going to be slights. Realistically, there are more guards then there are spots. The west has a large conglomerate of dynamic playmakers. The last spot came down to Chris Paul, Damian Lillard or Tony Parker. Chris Paul is doing Chris Paul things, leading the Clippers…

Steph Curry and Warriors Are Most Popular Team

To no one’s surprise, Steph Curry is the most popular player in the NBA. We didn’t need jersey sales to figure that out. His All-Star votes speak for itself (1,206,467). Curry’s jersey sales only punctuate what has been a meteoric rise for the Davidson point guard drafted in 2009, seen by many as a gamble…

Steph Curry Making LeBron James Miserable

Last night, there were two people born in Akron, Ohio who garnered all the attention. The loyal son, the one who returned from exile, came in second. The other son, the one raised down south, prospered. Steph Curry returned to the Ohio arena responsible for his team’s greatest triumph. Refusing to feast on memories of…

Kobe’s An All-Star But What About Chris Paul?

Chris Paul’s first All-Star game was in 2008. The game was played in Paul’s professional hometown of New Orleans. Outside of it being Paul’s first All-Star game nod, the importance of the event was enormous. The city of New Orleans was hosting the corporate and celebrity event three years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.…