Jimmy Butler is an outspoken man and those kind of players are punished in All-Star voting.
Derrick Rose is coveted by contenders who want to upgrade their bench with a combo scorer-playmaker. It’s a turnaround for Rose who considered quitting the game he loves.
LeBron is going to cement his legacy when he becomes the 3rd All-Time leading scorer dropping Kobe Bryant to 4th. LeBron will have lived up to all the hype and surpassed the lofty expectations that imagined he would be the best ever. That prediction is close.
Kyrie is a long way from the leader he needs to be if he has any shot at winning a NBA title without LeBron James.
Ja Morant is good enough to be an All-Star. But he has to beat out Russell Westbrook, Damian Lillard, Lou Williams, Donovan Mitchell.
Chris Paul says Rondo spit on him. Rondo says Chris Paul is a liar. A year has passed. All arguments settled on the court.
Jimmy Butler called T.J. Warren soft. Wait, didn’t he call Karl-Anthony Towns soft too?
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.
Jordan Clarkson was a steal in the 2014 draft, a second rounder who should have been in the first. A scorer first mentality, he compliments Donovan Mitchell and has the Jazz thinking top-4 seed
David Stern died on New Year’s Day. The current crop of NBA players share in the benefits of Stern’s vision, leadership, and marketing acumen.