Lately, if you’ve read some of my Fun With Numbers articles, you’ll notice that I have been using the Basketball Reference Play Index to take a new look into how players are doing this season. Today, I decided to look into the players in the league this season with the most games with 30+ points … More Players With The Most Games Of 30+ Points And 3+ 3-Pointers Made
The Sixers have had their fair share of problems with big men over the past few seasons. It all started with the foot problem that Joel Embiid encountered, the worry he may have put on too much weight, then another setback where a second surgery that was required. Now, another year into “the process”, the Sixers have another … More What’s up with Jahlil Okafor’s injury?
Seton Hall guard Isaiah Whitehead will enter the 2016 NBA Draft, as Pirates head coach Kevin Willard confirmed to Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv. Whitehead just experienced a breakout season, particularly with his performance leading Seton Hall to their first Big East conference title in over a decade. The 21-year-old prospect is currently listed at no. 30 overall … More Isaiah Whitehead will enter the NBA Draft
Kevin Durant is the top free agent this coming summer. Throughout the season, we’ve heard talks of him joining the Warriors, Knicks, his hometown Wizards or staying put in Oklahoma City. Now we can add two more potential teams in the mix for the superstar. Last night when the Thunder were playing the Boston Celtics, … More Add two more teams to the Kevin Durant sweepstakes: Celtics and Spurs
Steph Curry is known for his infamous pre-game ritual that features a lot of ball handling, left handed hook shots, and half-court three pointers. Before he goes back to the locker room, he makes sure to hit a shot from the tunnel to end his workout on a high note. With the New York Knicks … More VIDEO: Kristaps Porzingis channels his inner Steph Curry
Reports were coming out on Tuesday that Phil Jackson could potentially coach only home games for the New York Knicks next season. Ramona Shelburne, of ESPN, was the first to report that Phil Jackson has been getting into much better physical shape and that he’s possibly thinking of coaching again. Since then, Phil Jackson has … More Carmelo Anthony won’t accept Phil Jackson rumors
Doug McDermott has had a much better season than he had last year, but that doesn’t mean that he’s reached the level that people would like to see him playing at. He’s shooting 45% from the field, 40% from 3-point range, and above 85% from the line which are great numbers, but he’s still not … More Fun With Numbers: Doug McDermott’s Incredible Performance Against Toronto
When anyone talks about drama filled teams that never seem to work out, the Sacramento Kings are usually one of the teams that instantly come to mind. They have the trifecta of drama going on with the crazy front office and ownership, coach problems, and even player issues. So, here we are again with a … More DeMarcus Cousins speaks on his suspension
The Atlantic Files is back with a rare Sunday episode. The Atlantic Division has been pretty quiet this past week, but everyone is getting ready for the playoffs and the draft lottery. Here’s a little of what’s on the docket for this week: – Jahlil Okafor’s season ending injury – Brooklyn’s weird decision to not … More PODCAST: The Atlantic Files Ep.38 – Come on man!
Chris Paul is one of those players that we will truly not appreciate until he is gone. Paul has been a top 3 point guard in the league since he stepped foot onto an NBA court. Arguably, he’s been the best. Last night against the Knicks, Paul showed his dominance. The Clippers beat the Knicks … More Fun With Numbers: Chris Paul Is 4th All-Time In 20-Point/10-Assist Games
Comparisons, comparisons, and more comparisons. Seems like the NBA is full of them in the current era as we all as all of the other past eras. However, some people use comparisons as a sort of compliment when players have a good game or season. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said that Lillard “looked … More Damian Lillard doesn’t like comparisons
Matt Barnes has been struggling all season to shoot the ball, holding a field goal percentage of 39.5%. But, it didn’t matter last night for Matt Barnes as he posted a stat-line we have only seen 15 times in NBA History. Matt Barnes finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists without committing a … More Fun With Numbers: Matt Barnes And LeBron James Now Have Something In Common
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers traveled to Los Angeles to face off against Kobe Bryant for one last time. Getting to see LeBron and Kobe go at it one more time made for great TV, but the Cavs have a lot more to worry about after this game. The Cavs have been going through … More Kobe Bryant: Cavs need ‘lightning rod’
1.) Philadelphia 76ers: SF Ben Simmons School: LSU, Height:6-10, Weight: 240 The Philadelphia 76ers are in need of a franchise player. Ben Simmons is the closest thing to that in the 2016 NBA Draft. He has great passing skills and has the strength to finish with contact. His shot is inconsistent, but still finds ways … More Early March 2016 NBA Mock Draft