A Superstar is Born

Jayson Tatum’s first game in Orlando was not pretty.

He went 2-for-18, scoring only 5 points against Milwaukee on July 31.

He didn’t even actually make one of those shots, as one was actually a missed defensive rebound opportunity by the Bucks which they accidentally knocked back into the basket.

Since that game, Tatum has been on fire.

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Playing Without Gordon Hayward

The injury woes continue for Gordon Hayward in Boston.

Hayward sprained his ankle in the 4th quarter of the Celtics win against the 76ers on Monday, which was revealed to be a Grade 3 sprain. This type of sprain means ligament tears in some capacity. The initial recovery time is reported to be 4 weeks, but that could be optimistic. Continue reading “Playing Without Gordon Hayward”

Top Storylines heading into NBA Playoffs

As the NBA enters a postseason unlike we’ve ever seen, there are plenty of compelling storylines.

Coming into the season, many thought there would be as much parity in the NBA as ever with the end of the Warriors dynasty, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George joining forces on the Clippers, and Anthony Davis going to the Lakers to play with LeBron. The LA teams were strong, but certainly not superteams.

You could make a case for a handful of teams winning.

How did things play out during the season? Continue reading “Top Storylines heading into NBA Playoffs”

Ranking NBA First Round Playoff Matchups

The playoffs are here! In a season unlike any other, the postseason will begin in the middle of August, but I’m sure every NBA fan will tell you this is perfectly fine given the circumstances.

With that, Fredy and I thought it would be fun to rank the first round matchups. In addition to the games we’ll be keeping the closest eye on, we’ll give you our series predictions. Continue reading “Ranking NBA First Round Playoff Matchups”