Blazers Go With Plan “B”

The Blazers knew. The city knew. LaMarcus Aldridge didn’t want to be there anymore. He had grown tired of it. He was a Texan by birth who never cut the lone star state out of his soul. He never transitioned to the scenic northwest. Sensitive to any criticism of his game, Aldridge never found common…

70 Wins for the Spurs? Credit Their Bench

The Spurs, in the Gregg Popovich era, are the masters of reinvention and reincarnation, which speaks to their front office organizational aptitude. Accepting how the league is organically growing away from its roots and then back to its roots is a talent, in and of itself.  First, it was the David Robinson era. Then the…

Larry Nance’s Upside, Julius Randle’s Downside

Larry Nance Jr. has missed the last four games because of knee soreness. Nance tore an ACL while at Wyoming so it makes sense the Lakers and the training staff are being extra cautious. Nance has been one of the bright lights of the Lakers dismal season, a late first round pick that most scouts expected…

Dwight Howard to The Bulls Should Be In The Mix

The most attractive player rumored to be moved at the February 18th trade deadline is Dwight Howard. Howard is planning on opting-out of his $22 million contract which has one year left. Howard is angling to get a long term deal when free agency hits on July 1st. It may be Howard’s last significant contract.…

Wasn’t This Supposed to Be the Utah Jazz Year?

The Utah Jazz were the glamuor pick in the pre-season guessing game of the team with a lock to make the playoffs. After all, last season they finished strong, winning 20 out of their last 30 games, a 66% win percentage. It was considered a predictor of a future that the Jazz, under first year…