Is Steph Curry Really Having a Greater Year Than MJ?

We are witnessing history unfold as Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are on a mission to shatter NBA records. Curry’s Warriors are off to a 24-1 start and many are comparing their season to that of the ‘95-’96 Chicago Bulls, a Michael Jordan led juggernaut that amassed the highest single-season record of 72-10. The…

What About Kyle Lowry?

When you are a point guard and your name is not Stephen Curry, it is hard to grasp the spotlight from the media. Once the media passes by Stephen Curry, the attention is going to familiar faces like Russell Westbrook, Damian Lillard, and even Derrick Rose. But what about Kyle Lowry? Lowry has quietly been…

The Big Three: Towns, Okafor, Porzingis

NBA rookies are off to a tremendous start. The battle for NBA Rookie of the Year is a fight between the league’s new big men. Karl-Anthony Towns, 7-0, is showing that he already is one of the best big men in the league. Jahlil Okafor, 6-11, is offensively dominant, and Kristaps Porzingis, 7-3, is outperforming expectations. Rookies Points Rebounds…

Paul George Is Back

The Indiana Pacers have won 7 of their last 10 games and Paul George is single-handedly leading them to the top of the Eastern Conference. He has averaged 34.6 points over a three game stretch against the Jazz, Warriors, and Heat. It is a reminder to the NBA that when he is healthy, Paul George is a superstar. George’s offensive…

A Focused Blake Griffin is MVP Blake Griffin

Remember when the strategy was to play off of Blake Griffin because he couldn’t shoot for his life? Well those days are long gone. Every season Griffin adds a new element to his game to make him better, and this year he has gotten off to a tremendous start. The 6 foot 10 forward came into this…

Wade and Bosh are Healthy so Why Not the Heat?

Even after not making the playoffs last year, the Miami Heat have a lot of reasons to believe things will be different this year. Last year was an awkward year for Miami because they had to transition to life without LeBron James, but this year things seem to be settling down and Miami has found…

Ty Lawson: Leading the Rockets to the Finals

It will be an absolute war to get out of the Western Conference this season. The Thunder are healthy. The Spurs have added LaMarcus Aldridge and David West. The Clippers upgraded their bench, and the Warriors have kept all their important pieces to make another run. All of these teams are legitimate contenders and options…

Will Kevin Love Return to Superstar Form?

The story of Kevin Love is one of heartbreak. Kevin Love was a top-10 player in Minnesota who averaged 26.1 points and 16.4 rebounds per game in 2013 with a PER of 26.9. His numbers in that season with the Timberwolves were incredible, putting him fourth in the league in points per game and third…

Carmelo Anthony: Same Story, Different Year

Out of the 2003 NBA draft class, 3 of the top 5 picks have had the chance to call themselves NBA champions. Those three are LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade. The other two? Carmelo Anthony and Darko Milicic. What if by the time Anthony retires this is how he is remembered, being compared…

Jimmy Butler, not Derrick Rose

For several seasons, Chicago Bulls fans have had their hopes and aspirations shattered by the repetitive injuries of Derrick Rose. While fans have entrusted Rose as their leader and their future, Rose can’t do his part and stay healthy. After winning the Most Valuable Player award in 2010, it looked like Chicago was going to be a menacing force…