The Trade That Was A Disaster: Isaiah For Kyrie

NBA trades aren’t won in the first 24 hours and they are not lost until more than a year passes. Three things happen in the life of a trade. Either a trade serves both organizations, or it destroys both organizations. Or a third option. The trade has a little bit of something something for everyone…

The Kyrie 30 Shot Fantasy

Years before his Monday night disaster, Kyrie Irving was annoyed and it had nothing to do with LeBron James and it had everything to do with Steph Curry.  Dismayed like a kid with a toothache, there was nothing Irving could do but watch as the effervescent Curry treated basketball like he was in his driveway…

More CP3 and Less Chris Paul

Chris Paul is averaging 17 points in the playoffs, a seven year low. His 13 shots are a career low. You’ll never see the 50% shooting Chris Paul again. He’s too old for that. But 26% from three (against the Warriors) is killing the Rockets, particularly since Chris Paul is the recipient of James Harden…