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?
Round 1: #7 Oregon State vs. #10 VCU Location: Oklahoma City, OK (March 17, 1:30 PM ET) Season record: 24-10, 14-4 in Atlantic 10, 1st in Atlantic 10 Why they can upset VCU is a scary 10-seed. They are a team with NCAA Tournament experience and still made noise after the departure of Shaka Smart. … More UPSET WATCH: #10 VCU
For a small school with an enrollment of 1,678 undergrads, St. Bonaventure has very few things that has stood the test of time throughout the past few decades. That one major thing that St. Bonaventure students and alumni have been able to lean on during the long and cold winters is the basketball team. This year, … More What Could’ve Been for St. Bonaventure
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!
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
This season has been nothing short of a calamity for the Los Angeles Lakers, but fans can find solace in the fact that the team’s youngsters have been playing stellar basketball in the latter part of the season, proving that they’re capable of navigating the ship in the post-Kobe Bryant seas. Here are the … More Lakers youngsters giving fans something to cheer about
The trend of 2016 has been to hate on Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Many around the world have participated, including some the best to ever play the game. Oscar Robertson, Walt Frazier, Isiah Thomas, and even Charles Barkley, who you think would’ve learned his lesson the first time. It’s not rare to … More Dennis Scott defends Steph Curry’s game
One night in November I was watching the Toronto Raptors and Utah Jazz exchange blows in what proved to be an exhilarating 93-89 win for Utah, and although Toronto failed to notch a victory, they had won over a fan in me. Maybe it was thanks to this: I found my conversion to Raptors … More I Want To Believe In The Raptors, But…
Ever since the glorious 2012 season where we saw the Bonnies win their first ever Atlantic 10 title, there has been much anticipation as to when this basketball program would break through the seals and make another glorious run to the dance. They came close in 2014 with a dramatic finish in the Friday A-10 … More Let The Bonnies Dance!
The New York Knicks still need a lot of help. They graduated from a hopeless 17-65 last season to at least respectably solid this season by adding players like Arron Afflalo and Robin Lopez in free agency last summer. Kristaps Porzingis provided an electric burst in the first half of the season, but the Knicks … More Carmelo Anthony can see Rajon Rondo fitting with the Knicks
After listening to “The Vertical with J.J. Redick” I was inspired to provide my list of underrated shooters. Redick had a conversation with another great shooter in Kyle Korver, where they both gave their opinion on their four underrated shooters who don’t get enough credit. Some of the names included were Peja Stojakovic, Glen Rice, … More My four underrated NBA three-point shooters
This New York Knicks season has been another never ending roller coaster. Although Phil Jackson has certainly struck gold with Kristaps Porzingis, but his arrival along with the improved all-around play of Carmelo Anthony hasn’t been enough to turn the tide for the Knickerbockers in this Phil Jackson era. With KP and Melo holding down … More (Video) Why Tony Wroten is a Knick
We can admit, Ty Lawson was horrible for the Houston Rockets on and off the court. What seemed to be one of the best offseason pickups this past summer, turned out to be a flat out bust. While playing in Houston he had career lows in points (5.8), assists (3.4) and shooting percentage (38.7 %). … More Ty Lawson might be a great pickup for Indiana
What’s up everybody. Welcome to the Sunday Summary, a piece in which I rant about certain topics relating to basketball. Let’s get started. 1. Damian Lillard is a BAD MAN What a second half season Damian Lillard is having. Don’t get me wrong, Lillard has been decent all year, but ever since he got snubbed … More Fonz’s Sunday Summary: Lillard, the Bonnies, and Baron Davis