Mike Malone has been the head coach of the Denver Nuggets as long as Nikola Jokic has been on the franchise. Malone’s tenure with the Sacramento Kings was cut short after an 11-13 start to the 2014-15 season; 39-67 overall after a little over a season with the team. Malone was the only coach in […]Read more "Denver’s Specious Goldmine?"
Until the Blazers went on a monthlong 13-game win-streak from Valentines Day 2018 until March 18th, they were sitting on the sixth seed at 31-26. Great teams don’t usually string together four losing streaks of at least three games, mostly coming against playoff teams; they did. One of those losing streaks was a five-game skid […]Read more "Derailed Blazers"
It’s easy to say, and is often repeated verbatim, that this Finals was the “passing of the torch” between the ’80’s and the ’90’s. It’s hard to disagree, even when this sentiment is used mostly to prop up the beginning of Michael Jordan’s current demigod status. Before this, the Bulls franchise had never even been […]Read more "Game Film: 1991 NBA Finals"
A $2.4 million veteran minimum contract is all that is needed for the Rockets to sign an eroding Carmelo Anthony. Clint Capela potentially re-signing to a larger deal is the only thing preventing this franchise from further cementing themselves as the best chance out West to dethrone the Warriors, but much like Apollo 8, the […]Read more "Houston Rockets: Apollo 8"
Earlier in the month, LeBron left Cleveland a second time, announcing he would sign with the Lakers on the first night of free agency before signing the official four-year, $154 million dollar contract on July 9th. The fourth year has a player option, but he’ll be 36 by then, and that year he’ll be making […]Read more "LeBron’s Lakers"
In short, no. This incredibly stunning trade sends Toronto’s franchise player, as well as a solid back-up big in Jakob Poetl and a 2019 first round pick, to the opposite conference, while Toronto gets a one-year flyer in Kawhi Leonard, and Danny Green. It’s been brought up nonstop since the trade that the trade works […]Read more "Do the Raptors Finally Have a Claw?"
I wrote about the NBA just twice during the regular season, and one of them was technically a shitpost about Van Gundy being fired even though he hadn’t actually been fired. Hey, if the actual team media is going to make a bad joke on April Fool’s Day, then I’ll take it a step further […]Read more "Roger’s 2018 NBA Awards"