The NBA is back. But players have declined to participate and the games will miss the energy of fans and entertainment. Will the NBA Finals winner be an asterisk champion?
J.R. Smith back in the NBA, if it happens, will make the NBA overwhelmingly entertaining.
Andrew Wiggins hasn’t lived up to the expectations or number one pick hype. The Timberwolves were drowning with him. He had to go.
Ja Morant is good enough to be an All-Star. But he has to beat out Russell Westbrook, Damian Lillard, Lou Williams, Donovan Mitchell.
The Thunder are not a free agent destination. They need the lottery and young talent they can develop. A number 19 pick, and Denver’s pick in the mid-20’s isn’t going to help them return to the Western Conference Finals.
LeBron’s dominance the past decade has been thrilling to behold. No other athlete, not even Steph Curry, has been able to achieve what LeBron has achieved in multiple facets.
Every superstar is asked to compromise. Except James Harden. That is worse than any basket denied because of referee malfeasance.
James Harden’s double teams means the league has finally gotten the memo. Turn Westbrook into a shooter.
Andrew Wiggins and All-Star? Who knew? It just may happen.
Brandon Ingram was the number 2 pick in the 2016 NBA draft. In 2019-20, he’s playing like an All-Star.