Why the 2020 Miami Heat are the Natural Successor to the 2019 Toronto Raptors

Four dates. Two in the summer…July 18th, 2018. July 6th, 2019. Two in the winter…February 7th, 2019, February 6th, 2020. Each set of dates almost exactly one year apart. These dates are critical to understand the last two playoff runs in the NBA. On July 18th the Toronto Raptors traded for Kawhi Leonard and setContinue reading “Why the 2020 Miami Heat are the Natural Successor to the 2019 Toronto Raptors”

Jimmy Butler: The Ed Reed of the NBA

Ball-hawk is typically a term reserved for cornerbacks and safeties in the NFL. The mark of a good defensive back is someone who can capitalize on the quarterbacks errant throws. A great defensive back is when they can “bait” a quarterback into a bad throw and then take advantage of it. Of all the defensiveContinue reading “Jimmy Butler: The Ed Reed of the NBA”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Luka Doncic

With the NBA playoffs in full swing, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just asContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Luka Doncic”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: James Harden

With the NBA playoffs back in action, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just asContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: James Harden”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Damian Lillard

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Damian Lillard”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Joel Embiid

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Joel Embiid”

NBA Teams at the Bar: a Playoff Breakdown

Covid-19 shutdown nations around the world in late February and early March causing people to begin quarantining, self-isolating, social distancing, to wear masks. The business world and the sports world were shutdown along with the majority of society. Since then nations have slowly begun to reopen and sports have returned to varying degrees of success.Continue reading “NBA Teams at the Bar: a Playoff Breakdown”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Donovan Mitchell

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Donovan Mitchell”

Mr. Bubble and the Bubble-ettes

Today the NBA announced that they would be naming a seeding games MVP and 2 All-Bubble teams — not based on position (this should be the way they do All-NBA teams going forward and is something that many in the media have been advocating/begging for for several years). Without further ado… The Bubble-ettes (All-Bubble 2ndContinue reading “Mr. Bubble and the Bubble-ettes”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Jayson Tatum

With the NBA season back in full swing, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. JustContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Jayson Tatum”