Devin Booker Scores 70 Points

Photo Credit: Kentucky Sports Radio As his Kentucky Wildcats rolled over the California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins, second-year Phoenix Suns shooting guard and Kentucky alumnus Devin Booker could have nearly done the job on his own. Kentucky avenged their 97-92 home loss in December to UCLA with an 86-75 win in the Sweet Sixteen to advance to the Elite Eight against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Booker, … Continue reading Devin Booker Scores 70 Points

Paul Pierce: The NBA’s Forgotten Legend

Photo Credit: The Ledge ESPN recently came out with their top 100 NBA players of all time. Within this list, there are the top 10 small forwards of all time. This position is one of the more important positions in basketball, and many greats have come through that wing on the court. While looking through the list, I noticed one player in particular that showed … Continue reading Paul Pierce: The NBA’s Forgotten Legend

The Greatest Game in NBA History

Photo Source: HoopsHabit Logos via SportsLogos.net   Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals is often referred to as the greatest game in basketball history. It was a matchup between the Phoenix Suns and the Boston Celtics that went all the way to triple overtime. However, before we jump into that game, we need to find out how we got here. Phoenix Suns The Suns’ … Continue reading The Greatest Game in NBA History

What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

Photo Credit: Sports Encyclopedia The 1946-47 season was the first season of the Basketball Association of America, or BAA (which you know as the NBA now). Maurice Podoloff was the commissioner of the league, which was founded on June 6th of 1946. You may recognize his name because the Most Valuable Player trophy is named after him: the Maurice Podoloff trophy. Eleven teams played that season, with … Continue reading What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

What Should Have Been: Len Bias

Photo source: ESPN   This is part three of a series titled “What Should Have Been,” documenting players and teams in NBA history who should have been great but were held back by injuries or other setbacks.   “The Boston Celtics select Len Bias of the University of Maryland.” Commissioner David Stern spoke those words on June 17, 1986. Len Bias was supposed to bridge … Continue reading What Should Have Been: Len Bias

First Round NBA Mock Draft 2.0

Photo Credit: http://www.thebiglead.com 1. Philadelphia 76ers: PF Ben Simmons, Louisiana State 2. Los Angeles Lakers: SF Brandon Ingram, Duke 3. Boston Celtics: SG Buddy Hield, Oklahoma 4. Phoenix Suns: C Dragan Bender, Croatia 5. Minnesota Timberwolves: PG Kris Dunn, Providence 6. New Orleans Pelicans: SG Jamal Murray, Kentucky 7. Denver Nuggets: PF Marquese Chriss, Washington 8. Sacramento Kings: SF Jaylen Brown, California 9. Toronto Raptors: … Continue reading First Round NBA Mock Draft 2.0