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)”

My 2022 Rising Stars Picks (1/28/22)

The NBA recently introduced the new format for the Rising Stars game on All-Star weekend. This new format pits four teams of the league’s brightest young stars against each other in tournament style.  The player pool for those teams is made up of twelve rookies, twelve sophomores, and four prospects from the G-League Ignite squad. Continue reading “My 2022 Rising Stars Picks (1/28/22)”

My Top 10 Worst Takes Ever (1/6/22)

With 2021 complete, the Bench Mob Blog has existed for an entire year. That’s crazy. To celebrate that, I’ve gone through all of my past articles and put together a list of my worst takes ever. I was originally going to include some of my best takes too, but those aren’t as fun. I’d ratherContinue reading “My Top 10 Worst Takes Ever (1/6/22)”

2022 All-Stars So Far (12/10/21)

We’re about a fourth of the way through the 2021-22 NBA season. Every team has played a little over 20 games. So, just like I did last season, I’m making my All-Star picks if the game were to happen today. These are subject to change before the real All-Star selection.  Each conference has four backcourtContinue reading “2022 All-Stars So Far (12/10/21)”

The Most Underrated 2022 Rookie (11/5/21)

When you’re thinking of the best rookies so far this season, you probably think about Evan Mobley, Jalen Green, Scottie Barnes, Chris Duarte, or Josh Giddey. Those are valid choices.  There’s another guy who I think deserves to be in that conversation. He’s played at an All-Rookie level, and a lot of fans probably don’tContinue reading “The Most Underrated 2022 Rookie (11/5/21)”

2022 NBA Power Rankings (10/17/21)

A couple of days ago, I came out with my award predictions. This is my second preseason prediction article (out of three). Today, I’ll be giving my team power rankings for the 2021-22 season. These power rankings are based on how good the team will be in both the regular season and the playoffs (myContinue reading “2022 NBA Power Rankings (10/17/21)”

2022 Award Predictions (10/10/21)

The offseason is over. The preseason is underway. It is now time for my preseason prediction articles. My prediction top 100 is in the works and a 30 team power ranking/standings prediction is coming soon. This article is my award predictions/power rankings.  For each major award, I’ll give my top 5 candidates for each awardContinue reading “2022 Award Predictions (10/10/21)”

My Official 2020-21 NBA Awards (5/18/21)

The NBA regular season has wrapped up. For me, it was a great season. I enjoyed watching games this year. The one bad thing for me was all the injuries. So many stars missed time this year. Hopefully next year everybody stays healthy. Because the regular season is over, I can now give you myContinue reading “My Official 2020-21 NBA Awards (5/18/21)”