4 Teams and Not Enough Time: Who’s Going To Choke?

It’s been nearly 77 games and in the Eastern Conference there are four teams fighting each other for three playoff spots. Reality is that whoever gets in (Orlando, Miami, Brooklyn, Detroit) it probably will be a short playoff experience, kind of like that cup of coffee at Starbucks. But the playoffs is an important stepping…

Basketball Gods Giving Caris LeVert Love

As Caris LeVert screamed in agony on the basketball court it jogged a memory of Shaun Livingston screaming on a basketball court and Paul George screaming on a basketball court and ditto for Gordon Hayward. The accompanying tears from LeVert’s teammates (and his opponents) brought the Minnesota-Brooklyn Monday night game to a crashing halt. Silence…

D’Angelo Russell Sink or Swim Time

Nets New Faces: Kenneth Faried, Dzanan Musa (R), Shabazz Napier, Rodions Kurucs (R), Jared Dudley, Ed Davis, Treveon Graham Nets 2017-18  Ugly:  30th: Steals. 29th: Field Goal Percentage, Two-Point Attempts. 28th: Points Allowed. 25th: Turnovers. 23rd: 3-Point Defense. 22nd: Defensive Rating. 21st: Offensive Rating. 20th: 3-Point Percentage. Nets 2017-18 Beauty: 6th: Pace. 9th: Defensive Rebounding, Total Rebounding, Assists. Nets Leading Scorer 2017-18: D’Angelo Russell, 15.5 ppg Nets Leading Defensive Rating 2017-18: Jarrett…

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…