Greg Monroe’s Irrelevant Career

Greg Monroe is 28 years old. He is in the prime of his career. He is 6-11. He has NBA experience. But he could only wrestle a one year contract out of the Toronto Raptors, a paltry $2.2 million. Three years ago, a free agent Greg Monroe signed a max contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.…

Mirotic Without Monroe Doesn’t Matter

In adversity, you have to think outside the box and on your feet. The loss of DeMarcus Cousins was a huge blow for the New Orleans Pelicans. It was a singular basketball tragedy that had a trickle down effect. Would Anthony Davis get tired of the New Orleans experiment and flee to Boston? Would Dell…

24-1, Milwaukee Bucks End The Warriors Streak

There won’t be an opportunity for the Golden State Warriors to tie the Lakers extraordinary streak of 33-0 on Christmas Day because the Milwaukee Bucks did what 19 other NBA teams couldn’t do in 2015-16. The Bucks beat the Warriors on Saturday night. And the NBA schedule beat the Warriors on Saturday night. No team…

Eastern Conference Won the Summer

For several years, the Western Conference has had the depth, talent reservoir, championship pedigree and experienced players, and has been the better conference in the NBA’s two tiered system. The West has won the last two NBA Finals, three out of the last five championships, six out of the last ten with only the Boston…