The NBA Playoffs are Back! Here are the Four Things to Wish For


The NBA Playoffs are finally (finally!) upon us. We made it, y’all. If you’re an NBA fan you’ve been ready since about the All-Star break. So to commemorate this monumental occasion, let’s take a look at the four things I want to see most when the NBA’s second season starts this Sunday(!). The Oklahoma City […]

So who the Hell is the NBA MVP This Season?

Miami Heat's LeBron James holds the NBA's MVP trophy before Game 1 of their NBA Eastern Conference second round basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Miami

The NBA season is winding down, and one of the best stories to follow has been the MVP race. For the first time in a while, this race feels truly wide open. LeBron James is still the best player in the league, but it took him a while (and a strange two-week midseason vacation) to […]

It Finally Happened: The Worst Play in NBA History


There’s quite a bit going on in sports. The NFL offseason’s free agency has begun with a flurry of franchise taggings. The NBA’s MVP and postseason race has begun. And the MLB’s spring training has kicked off where it’s warm (jealous). But we have plenty of time to tackle that stuff. History was made in […]

3 Reasons NBA All-Star Weekend was Amazing…and Why it Sucked


This weekend was my first time experiencing NBA All-Star Weekend live. The weekend always falls on Valentine’s Day Weekend, and I spent eight straight years in college/Master’s/MBA programs nowhere near NBA cities. Add those together and I was either too broke or too whipped to attend the festivities live. That all changed this year. For […]

Readjusting the NBA Championship Contenders at the All-Star Break

Always looked like Pac Man to me as a kid :-/

(More than) Halfway through the NBA season, and things are upside down. The Hawks are good. The Warriors look like contenders. And every team that’s usually dominant has some flaw that gives you juuuuuuuust enough doubt to write them off. But someone has to win. And that’s what I’m here for. Time to recalibrate the […]

The 4 Things to Care Most About in the NBA so Far

Based God Curse

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: NBA LEAGUE PASS IS FREE FOR ONE LAST NIGHT Now that the PSA is out of the way, we can get to the regularly scheduled post. The NBA has been in full swing for a week now, and it’s interesting already. Some teams are up, some are down, and we’ll break it […]

The NBA Season is Back! Here’s Why Cleveland Will Win the Championship


We made it, you guys. Our long national nightmare is over. The NBA has returned. 20 hours after this posts, the Dallas Mavericks will take on the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on TNT. That is the first thing I’m happiest about with the return of the season…not the game, but NBA on TNT. Even […]

On NBA Free Agency and a Plea to Your Common Sense


To be honest, I’m as guilty as anyone. But it’s time to cut this out. All of us. Endless refreshing of Adrian Wojnarowski’s Twitter account, believing in Chris Broussard again, and buying into endless speculation has. to. stop. I mean, this stuff isn’t even news! Chris Broussard literally said he had no hard info or […]

Negrodamus Predicts Where the Biggest NBA Free Agents Will Go


  We teased it last week, but today marks the official beginning of the NBA Free Agency sweepstakes. Every team with cap space (and there are a bunch of them), and even teams without space are looking to improve by signing or trading for an impactful player. By the time you read this, Carmelo Anthony […]

Five Reasons the Miami Heat Will Definitely Win the Title


A million predictions gone wrong, and we’re right where everyone kinda knew we’d end up. The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are playing in the NBA Finals for the second year in a row. The Spurs had the NBA’s best record all season, featuring the league’s most consistent trio over the last decade and […]