Tag: NBA

Noel not worth the wait

Originally drafted sixth overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2013 NBA Draft, Nerlens Noel found himself donning a Philadelphia 76ers cap by the end of the night as his rights were traded to the Sixers.   Now entering his fourth NBA season, all in Philadelphia, Noel looked and sounded frustrated at the team’s… Read More

James Harden’s signature Adidas sneakers leaked, ridiculed online

From his signature celebratory “stirring the pot” celebration to his unmistakable beard, everything about James Harden garners a lot of attention. The Houston Rockets shooting guard and two-time Team USA member never seems to be out of the spotlight for long, and his newest endeavor has thrown him back in, though perhaps not for a… Read More

How the Cavaliers botched the Kevin Love trade

LeBron James, Kevin Love, and Andrew Wiggins on the court

LeBron James’s return to the Cavaliers last season is one of the most exciting moments in Cleveland sports history. To help James and company compete immediately, Cleveland agreed to a trade with Minnesota for all-star forward Kevin Love. The Cavs’ offer was built around the number one overall selection in last year’s draft, Andrew Wiggins.… Read More

Memphis blues: Can the Grizzlies claw their way back among the west’s elite?

Memphis Grizzlies

For years, the Memphis Grizzlies have won basketball games with their trademark “grit and grind” mentality. They do not have a superstar, and their style of basketball is not pretty; but with physical play, great defense, and teamwork, they consistently make deep postseason runs.   The Grizzlies have started the 2015 season in un-Grizzly-like fashion,… Read More