Top 100 Players of the 2022 Season (6/29/22)

The 2021-22 chapter of the NBA story closed with the Golden State Warriors being crowned champions for the fourth time in eight years. Now, as we enter the offseason, it’s time for my annual top 100 list. I began with a pool of around 170 players and somehow cut it down to 100 (plus tenContinue reading “Top 100 Players of the 2022 Season (6/29/22)”

Grading the 2022 NBA Draft (6/26/22)

In my quest to overcome my draft casual status, I researched around 80 prospects and threw together two big boards. Therefore, for the first time ever, I considered myself decently knowledgeable headed into the 2022 NBA draft.  So, now that we’re a couple of days removed from draft night, it’s time to hand out someContinue reading “Grading the 2022 NBA Draft (6/26/22)”

How Jerami Grant Fits in Portland (6/22/22)

Just a day away from the NBA draft, we got our second major trade of the off-season. In exchange for a 2025 first-round pick and the rights to select 36th in this year’s draft, the Portland Trail Blazers landed Jerami Grant (and pick 46). Grant, who broke out in a bigger role during the 2020-21Continue reading “How Jerami Grant Fits in Portland (6/22/22)”

Analyzing Potential Off-Season Acquisitions for the San Antonio Spurs (6/15/22)

The 2021-22 NBA season will come to a close this week with either the Warriors or the Celtics emerging as champions. The off-season is fast approaching, also known as Christmas for many fans. Few things are more exciting than picking up your phone and seeing a Woj or Shams bomb. That being said, in thisContinue reading “Analyzing Potential Off-Season Acquisitions for the San Antonio Spurs (6/15/22)”

A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board: Part 2 (6/11/22)

On March 2, I began my journey to graduate from draft casual status and released my Draft Casual’s Big Board article in which I ranked my top thirty prospects in the 2022 NBA draft class. A few months later, I’m back with part two as promised. Since the first edition, I’ve done a lot moreContinue reading “A Draft Casual’s 2022 Big Board: Part 2 (6/11/22)”

Bucks Off-Season Wishlist (5/17/22)

With their loss on Sunday, the 2021 NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks fell short of a return to the Finals in disappointing fashion. A combination of putrid shooting and a questionable defensive scheme led to the game seven collapse. Now that their season is over, it’s time to start thinking about what will be an importantContinue reading “Bucks Off-Season Wishlist (5/17/22)”

Unsung Heroes of the Playoffs (5/10/22)

As 2022 playoff basketball rages on, it’s difficult to keep tabs on all of the happenings. Without multiple games played every night, it’s easy to miss the little things if you can’t catch every contest. Because of that, I want to stop and take a breather in the madness that is playoff hoops and shineContinue reading “Unsung Heroes of the Playoffs (5/10/22)”

Thaddeus Young- Toronto’s Key to Success (4/24/22)

Thaddeus Young has been in the NBA for a long time. Drafted in 2007, he has shared the court with many all-time greats. LeBron, Kobe, Shaq, Duncan, Wade, Durant, Dirk, Giannis, the list goes on. He’s had some solid seasons himself, as he averaged 14 points per game across seven years with the Philadelphia 76ers.Continue reading “Thaddeus Young- Toronto’s Key to Success (4/24/22)”

2021-22 NBA Award Show (4/18/22)

Another fantastic NBA regular season has come and gone, and it is once again time for NBA award selection.  Picking my winners was tough this year. There wasn’t a clear winner for a single accolade, and there were a lot of guys I wanted to show love to. Just like last year, I will giveContinue reading “2021-22 NBA Award Show (4/18/22)”

Derrick White: Boston’s X Factor (4/13/22)

The Boston Celtics have been one of the best teams in the NBA since the trade deadline. They boast a record of 20-6 post-deadline, and a major factor in that success is their defense. Boston ended the regular season with a defensive rating of 106.2, ranking them at the top of the league. It’s easyContinue reading “Derrick White: Boston’s X Factor (4/13/22)”