Hidden gems on the hardwood

Two current NBA stars who overcame their mediocre college teams When you think of memories of Michael Jordan, do you remember him as the dominant member of the Chicago Bulls or of his times at the University of North Carolina first?  Sure, he’s the greatest basketball player ever, and he solidified that in the mid-eighties…

The old, the new and the nonexistent of the 2019-20 NBA Season

A refresher on everything you missed before All-Star Weekend Now that we’ve finally washed the lingering stench of professional football off of us following the conclusion of the 2020 Super Bowl, it’s time we get right back into the thick of things.  In case you were unaware, the National Basketball Association (NBA) is about half-way…

A Top 5 Ranking of the NBA’s best duos

The best duos in basketball, analyzed from the perspective of an annual fan More so than any other professional sports organization, the National Basketball Association (NBA) is a league of copy-cats. While the winners of the NBA Finals hoist up the Larry O’Brien Trophy, every other team in the Association takes notes.  When Magic Johnson…

‘Tis the (basketball) season

Why NCAA March Madness is actually better than NBA play-offs It’s the same feeling you get as you’re unwrapping that first gift on Christmas morning: you know what you want, but you’re prepared to be surprised. It’s the same uncertainty, high expectations and feeling of pure hope.  It’s the best time of year for any…