Tyronn Lue wants Cavs playing faster, questions conditioning

In his first game as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tyronn Lue saw his team play horridly en route to a 96-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. The Cavs shot 37 percent from the field, 4-of-24 from three, and missed 13 of their 22 free throw attempts.  Lue’s promotion happened just three … More Tyronn Lue wants Cavs playing faster, questions conditioning

Wake up, Boston

The Boston Celtics have been playing their worst basketball of the 2015-2016 NBA season since New Years Eve. Before this downfall, the Celtics won a season-high four straight games while rising up the Eastern Conference standings. They have since lost five of their last six games and place 9th in the East. The East is … More Wake up, Boston

The LaMarcus Aldridge Spurs Are Just Getting Started, And That’s What’s Scary

DeAndre Jordan and his kidnapping and/or decision-changing may have been the most movie-like storyline of the NBA offseason, but potentially the most important story was LaMarcus Aldridge spurning the Trail Blazers and Lakers in favor of the less flashy, yet championship ready San Antonio Spurs for $84 million spread over 4 years. The move on … More The LaMarcus Aldridge Spurs Are Just Getting Started, And That’s What’s Scary

The good, the bad, and the ugly with the Los Angeles Lakers

Let me start off by saying, it’s going to hurt me to do this, but it must be done. Last night as I was enjoying my nice plate of Farfalle con Salsiccia (pasta with Italian sausage) with my lovely girlfriend at a dim-lit Italian restaurant, I found myself rushing to get home so that I could … More The good, the bad, and the ugly with the Los Angeles Lakers

The Knicks, the Lakers, and why one team’s rebuilding process is working better

The Knicks and Lakers are, in many ways, very similar franchises. Both play in the two largest markets the NBA offers, New York and Los Angeles, both have plenty of championship pedigree (16 for the Lakers, two for the Knicks, but for some reason the Knicks get mentioned in the same breath as the Lakers … More The Knicks, the Lakers, and why one team’s rebuilding process is working better