Should Win But Won’t: The Trae Young Debate

Momentum for Trae Young to win Rookie of the Year has gone into overdrive since the All-Star Break. He has exhibited not just scoring talent but an ability to pass the ball and run a pro offense. D’Angelo Russell believes there should be co-ROY’s. It has happened before. Steve Francis and Elton Brand (2000). Jason…

Blame Jason Kidd? The Bucks Report Card Says Yes

Going into the 2017-18 season, the Milwaukee Bucks, coached by Jason Kidd, placed a premium on continuity, bringing back players who accounted for 93% of their 2016-17 minutes, second only to the Portland Trail Blazers (96%). 12 games into the season both clubs find themselves at 7-6. For Milwaukee, a slightly above .500 start belies…

Milwaukee Time or Milwaukee Hype?

Even though it was gruesome to watch, Gordon Hayward’s injury helped maintain Eastern Conference parity. Absent an All-Star in Hayward, the Eastern Conference will be as close to competitive as it can get, from top to bottom. The Hayward injury had the side effect of transforming a rival team into the Cavs closest competitor. The…

Giannis Making Kobe Look Like A Prophet

In August, when Kobe Bryant was passing out challenges like Donald Trump was passing out twitter disses, he challenged Kendrick Lamar, DeMar DeRozan, Richard Sherman and Isaiah Thomas. When Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t on the receiving end of a Bryant expectation he felt left out and wanted his.  Giannis did a what about me?…