1. Offensive Machines
Since 1990, only FIVE teams have had 3 players averaging 20+ points: 90-91 Golden State Warriors (Run TMC), 2007-08 Warriors, (Monta, B-Diddy, Captain Jack), 2013-14 Sacramento Kings (Boogie, IT, Rudy Gay) 2016-17 Warriors, and 2017-18 Warriors (Steph, Klay, KD).
2. Kawhi open to leaving San Antonio to take less money?
In case you're living under a rock, Kawhi Leonard has reportedly asked for a trade and would be willing to forego the Supermax and take less money. How Read More
1.) Play With Fire And Desperation
The NBA Finals is more than just X's and O's. After all, Cleveland and Golden State have faced each other for the fourth consecutive time in the Finals already.
What was lacking in the Cavs so far this series is the aggressive play that almost had them steal Game 1. Tristan Thompson making his presence felt, Larry Nance, Jr. having a hand on passing lanes, etc. (Nance had three deflections, four loose balls recovered, four contested shots and seven box Read More
1. LeBron and Iso Joe's career earnings.
In case you don't remember, Joe Johnson is still in the league with the Houston Rockets. But did you know that LeBron James "only" made $19 million more than JJ in their whole career?
LeBron James - $233,893,001
Joe Johnson - $214,797,154
Speaking of LeBron, his six 40-point games are the most in a single postseason since Allen Iverson in 2001. Only Jerry West (8 in 1965) and Michael Jordan (7 in 1989) have more in NBA history. Read More
5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 5, 2016
Or should I say the "Kyle Korver to the Cleveland Cavaliers" stats of the day?
1. The newest Cav makes the defending champs a whole lot scarier.
Kyle Korver leads the NBA with an eFG% of 84% on spot up jump shots in the half court this season.
— Synergy Sports Tech (@SynergySST) January 6, 2017
2. More on Korver to Cavs...
LeBron James ranks 2nd in the NBA in assists on made 3s.
Kyle Korver is a 42.9% 3-point shooter in his career. https://t.co/Ifl2Svftvt
The Atlanta Hawks isn't quite rebuilding (re-tooling may be a better word) but they look different from last year. Two of its five starters are gone though they retained most of their bench from last season.
Speaking of gone, fan favorite Al Horford is no longer here. Hometown boy Dwight Howard takes his place while the keys to the team's future was handed over to Dennis Schroder as they traded Jeff Teague to Indiana. It remains to be seen how the pieces fit for Mike Budenholzer but since Paul Millsap, Read More
We could not always get what we want, that's a given, but sometimes expectations do hurt. These 5 guys probably did not do your fantasy feelings any favor.
Here are this mid-season's fantasy basketball disappointments:
Danny Green, SG, San Antonio Spurs
Players do play extra hard on contract years and one they sign contracts, that's another story. Sometimes. Such as the case with Green, who was one of the NBA's top shooters and feared perimeter defenders as far back as 2015. All his numbers Read More
1. Inter-Conference Battles
The East is leading the West 93-90 in these match-ups. If the East keeps this up, this will be the first time since 2009 that they are going to have a winning record versus the West.
Looks like it's a long time coming...
2. LeBron James could have 37 more triple-doubles in his career...
if he had just one more assist or rebound. That could have brought his triple-double career total from 57 to 90!
3. Speaking of missing...
Kyle Korver has clanked 18 straight three-point Read More
A new NBA season will tip off October 27th which means it's Daily Fantasy Basketball time all over again. Tuesday will only feature three games, but since it has been nearly six months since we played--what the hell-- we all need to dig in!
October 27 Daily Fantasy Basketball Advice
Reggie Jackson, PG (Detroit Pistons) Salary: $7,800
Reuters/Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
With only three games on schedule, it's tempting to draft the usual fantasy suspects but while there's nothing Read More
NBA Player Tracking statistics provides a whole new dimension for stat lovers to delve in. According to the official website, "Player Tracking is the latest example of how technology and statistics are changing the way we understand the game of basketball."
How did they do it?
"Using six cameras installed in the catwalks of every NBA arena, SportVU software tracks the movements of every player on the court and the basketball 25 times per second. The data collected provides a plethora of innovative Read More