The Dwight Howard Mega Trade: Was It An “F”?

In the summer of 2012,  perpetually unhappy Dwight Howard was traded from Orlando, the team that drafted him. The Magic had high hopes that Howard would do what Shaquille O’Neal never did, stay in town. But Howard had been miserable for a couple of years, burdened by the usual grass is greener somewhere else. He…

No Lottery Dreams For Brooklyn (Thanks Prokhorov)

Thanks to Brooklyn, Sixers fan isn’t so depressed anymore. His team isn’t the worst in the NBA. He can credit that to Joel Embiid who is the hands down Rookie of the Year and the reason the Sixers have hope of being a force the next five years. Ben Simmons hasn’t even taken the floor…

The Spurs We Know, The Spurs We Don’t Know

Twice this year the Spurs have gotten obsessive attention from the national media. On opening night they beat the Warriors and everyone was hailing the Spurs as a dominant team who can manhandle the pretty Warriors any time they want. Their next media spotlight was just a few day ago when they retired Tim Duncan’s…

No Sophomore Slump In the Porzingis World

Regardless of how the Phil Jackson era will be interpreted once Jackson has left the Knicks franchise, he will forever have an enduring footprint. He was the one responsible for Kristaps Porzingis. Amidst the hollow days of the Knicks future with veterans barely hanging on to their prime, Porzingis represents hope for a team that…

Harrison Barnes Rep Has Followed Him to Texas

Harrison Barnes had a wretchedly awful preseason.(Other words besides wretched come to mind: painful, ugly, sorrowful, ridiculous). He made 27% of his shots and his three point shooting couldn’t have been worse if his eyes were shut (16%). From the looks of him Barnes is a star, but he was a role player in college…