Predicting the Top 100 NBA Players of 2023 (10/18/22)

NBA day is finally upon us, and to celebrate the conclusion of the offseason it’s time to predict the top 100 players of the 2022-23 season. This is my third edition of this list and I’m hoping it will be my most accurate one. It’s always a blast trying to guess which players will makeContinue reading “Predicting the Top 100 NBA Players of 2023 (10/18/22)”

2023 NBA Power Rankings (10/11/22)

With training camp wrapping up and preseason underway, rosters are mostly solidified across the league. That means it’s time for my 2022-23 NBA preseason power rankings. My rankings are based on a combination of predicted regular season and postseason success (with playoffs holding more weight) and take into account roster talent, fit, and past successContinue reading “2023 NBA Power Rankings (10/11/22)”

2023 Award Predictions (9/26/22)

We are now less than a month away from the 2022-23 NBA season, which means it’s once again time for my annual preseason articles. I’m tipping off my preseason triad with my award predictions. Just like last year, I’ll list my top five favorites (and a few honorable mentions) before giving my winner for eachContinue reading “2023 Award Predictions (9/26/22)”

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)”

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)”

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)”

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)”

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)”