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…

LaMarcus Aldridge Can Make Denver Disappear

The San Antonio Spurs got the matchup they wanted. They are playing an inexperienced playoff team that was consistent all year long but have no experience to lean on. The Denver Nuggets, therefore, are the anti-Spurs. The Spurs have two playoff veterans in DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge who can score. Not to mention Gregg…

It’s Okay to Grow Up Andrew Wiggins

Last night, the savior-not or as he is better known, Andrew Wiggins, forget to put his jersey on beneath his warmups. So much for being prepared and focused. Then he and his team allowed the young and not very good Atlanta Hawks to build a 22 point lead on the Wolves home floor. The Wolves…

Swaggy Is Back But Not Where He Should Be

Nick Young is back in the NBA and the NBA is better for it. Young, a jovial presence, signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Denver Nuggets and it’s a good fit because all Swaggy is being asked to do is score the ball which is what he loves. The Nuggets have built their team around…

Replacing Phil Math: 10 Victims and Counting

Since the Bulls and Phil Jackson parted ways in 1998, the Bulls have had ten head coaches. There was the forgettable, miserable and simply unwatchable Tim Floyd days. Bill Berry had a short two game coaching tryout before Bill Cartwright took over. Cartwright lasted longer than most thought he would. He survived a training camp…

Whatever You Do Don’t Call It a Comeback

Six players have scored 50 points or more in a single game in the 2018-19 season. Derrick Rose is one of them. Rose, who many left for basketball dead coming into this season, may in fact win Most Improved. His 19.1 ppg is +10.7 over last season. His 49% from the field is a career…