• Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash in California
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    Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash in California

    Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, there were no survivors of the crash. An investigation is ongoing. The crash happened a day after Lebron James passed him on the NBA all-time scoring list. Kobe Bryant even tweeted at Lebron congratulating him on the accomplishment. Lebron honored Kobe before the game with “Mamba 4 Life” and “8/24 KB” in gold marker before the game on his shoes. Lebron showed respect for Bryant, an 18-time All-Star with the Lakers who is eligible for the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020. A 6-foot-6 small forward with the ability to swing up…

  • Zion Williamson Debut Was Amazing
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    Zion Williamson Debut Was Amazing

      If you follow basketball, you knew that Zion Williamson was something special in high school. Williamson went on to become a social media sensation with his amazing dunks. Seeing someone his size and be able to jump the way he does was crazy. After a legendary high school career, Zion Williamson took his talents to Coach K and Duke. During his lone season as a Blue Devil, Zion Williamson continued to amaze people with his dunks. Under Coach K, Williamson developed in other areas like shooting, handling the ball, passing and defense. With those skills, teams were hoping to land the top pick in the draft because he could…

  • Andre Drummond Atlanta Hawks: Should Atlanta Make the Trade?
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    Andre Drummond Atlanta Hawks: Should Atlanta Make the Trade?

      The Atlanta Hawks are headed to another losing season and lottery pick. The Detroit Pistons have underachieved, and Andre Drummond could be on the trading block. As a Hawks fan, we need a big man on the block to command the middle. Drummond is averaging almost 18 points and nearly 16 rebounds a game for Detroit. We heard the reports from yesterday that the Hawks are interested in trading for Andre Drummond. It feels like Drummond been in the league forever, but he’s only 26-years-old. Drummond’s contract is through the 2020-21 season where he’s owed over $28.75 million dollars. The Hawks will have ample amount of money for the…

  • Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Passes Away
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    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Passes Away

    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern passes away at the age of 77. His death comes just a few weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage on Dec. 17. Stern was the commissioner of the league for 30 years, holding the position from 1984 through 2014, and was succeeded by current commissioner Adam Silver. When he first entered the league, basketball was not what it is today. Over his tenure, the popularity of the sport grew exponentially. His impact was felt by many, and even those who entered the league after his time as commissioner were benefiting from changes he helped put into place in the sport. “For 22 years, I had…

  • Will Revamped Boston Celtics Regain Chemistry Next Season?
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    Will Revamped Boston Celtics Regain Chemistry Next Season?

    New @celtics threads for @KembaWalker! pic.twitter.com/WRcrWUDYBI — NBA (@NBA) July 20, 2019 The Boston Celtics were the most underwhelming team of the 2018/19 campaign, failing to match pre-season expectations that have placed them in the NBA Finals. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers had stood in their way for the previous two years, with the brilliance of the forward preventing Brand Stevens’ men from advancing from the Eastern Conference Finals in 2018. The absences of Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward played a significant role in the Celtics’ failure to secure a Finals berth – or, seemingly, at the time. Their respective returns from injury and LeBron’s departure to the Los…

  • 2019 NBA Christmas Schedule: Are You Ready?
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    2019 NBA Christmas Schedule: Are You Ready?

    The NBA have officially released their anticipated Christmas schedule for 2019. As expected, the NBA gave all the fans the match-ups they wanted. The 2019 NBA Christmas schedule consists of five marquee games. In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics will head to Toronto to face the Raptors. Two teams that many think will meet in the East Finals will see the Milwaukee Bucks travel to Philadelphia to face the 76ers. In he West, there will be three games featured on the 2019 NBA Christmas schedule. The young core of the New Orleans Pelicans will travel to Denver to face the Nuggets. The new look Houston Rockets will travel to…

  • C.J. McCollum Inks 100 Million Dollars Extension
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    C.J. McCollum Inks Extension for 100 Million

    C.J. McCollum inks 3 year extension with Blazers as he’ll most likely finish his career there. The three years is for $100 million, which extends his current deal to five years. The total money to be made over the five years is around $157 million. With McCollum being only 27, this should carry him well into him prime. The new deal starts the 2021-2022 season. With Damian Lillard signing his supermax extension earlier during the summer. Lillard’s deal with for $196 million dollars over four years. These new deals will keep one of the best backcourts together for the next several years. McCollum has been one of the anchors of…

  • Who You Got Winning the NBA Eastern Conference Next Season?
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    Who You Got Winning the NBA Eastern Conference Next Season?

    First off, congratulations to the Toronto Raptors on winning the 2019 NBA Championship. If you’re in the city of Toronto, would you head to Vipcasino.ca and bet on the Raptors? With Kawhi Leonard leaving for the Clippers, they won’t be a favorite. The Toronto Raptors will still have a wonderful team if they choose not to trade away anyone and try to rebuild. The Milwaukee Bucks had the best record in the NBA last season, can they repeat that success this upcoming season? With all the talk about the Western Conference, let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference. Who will be the top-6 or 7 teams and get more…

  • Top NBA Western Conference Teams After Free Agency
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    Top NBA Western Conference Teams After Free Agency

    Who do you have winning the west this upcoming basketball season? With all the wheeling and dealing this offseason, you probably have a better chance to be a Casino winner. Anthony Davis finally made his way to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Los Angeles Clippers hit the lottery by acquiring Kawhi Leonard and traded for Paul George. If that wasn’t enough, Russell Westbrook was traded to the Houston Rockets. Russell Westbrook will reunite with James Harden in an effort to capture their first title. Other teams like the Portland Trailblazers, Utah Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks all made moves this offseason. If you’re betting on who’ll reach the NBA Finals,…

  • Los Angeles Clippers Kawhi Leonard Agree to Deal
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    Los Angeles Clippers Kawhi Leonard Agree to Deal

    The Los Angeles Clippers and Kawhi Leonard have agreed on a 4-year, $142 million dollar contract. The Clippers were one of the three teams in the running to acquire the services Kawhi Leonard. It has been reported that the fear of a Lakers dynasty is what triggered the deal. With the Clippers adding Leonard immediately put them into contention, they weren’t done dealing. The Clippers dealt Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, four unprotected first-round picks, a protected first-round pick and two pick swaps. With the Lakers clearing space with the hopes of signing Kawhi, the Clippers were willing to do anything. With the addition of Leonard and George, the Clippers become…

  • Where Will Kawhi Leonard Sign in Free Agency?
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    Where Will Kawhi Leonard Sign in Free Agency?

    We have touched on the impending free agency of Kevin Durant. Let’s turn our attention to the defending 2-time NBA Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard. Kawhi will turn 28-years-old soon and will be entering his prime. After a tumultuous year with the Spurs, Leonard was traded to Toronto along with Danny Green. This past regular season, Kawhi missed 22 games due to workload management. Leonard have stated that the way Toronto handled his situation is the reason he was so effective in the playoffs. Throughout the playoffs, Kawhi scored at will and defended the other team’s best player. In the end, Leonard lead the Toronto Raptors to the franchise’s first championship.…

  • Where Will Kevin Durant Sign During Free Agency?
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    Where Will Kevin Durant Sign During Free Agency?

    With the 2019 NBA Draft finished, it’s time to focus on free agency. This year, the free agency period starts on June 30th and this will be one of the best classes ever. The focus is what will happen with Kevin Durant when free agency hits. As we all know, Kevin Durant suffered a ruptured Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Wherever Kevin Durant signs, most likely he won’t play next season. Many think Kevin Durant is the best player on the planet. Durant have won scoring titles, a league MVP, a two-time champion and a pair of NBA Finals MVPs. Durant have stated that he’s not taking…

  • Anthony Davis Traded to Lakers from Pelicans
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    Anthony Davis Traded to Lakers from Pelicans

    Anthony Davis traded to Lakers. New Orleans will receive Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and 3- first round draft pick. One of those first round picks is the 4th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. After months of speculation, Anthony Davis have finally been traded to Los Angeles. One of the Lakers promising young players, Kyle Kuzma will remain with Los Angeles. This deal has been talked about since the NBA trade deadline earlier in the year. Anthony Davis is scheduled to become a free agent after the 2020 season. It has also been reported that Davis plans to resign with the Lakers. How Will This Effect the…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NBA Finals Prediction
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    Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NBA Finals Prediction

    The 2019 NBA Finals are set as the Toronto Raptors host the 2-time defending champion, Golden State Warriors. This will mark the first time an NBA Finals game will be played outside the United States. The Raptors reached their first NBA Finals by beating the Bucks in six games. The Warriors reached their fifth consecutive NBA Finals by sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers. Kevin Durant have already been ruled out of Game 1 as he’s still dealing with his calf strain. Boogie Cousins is questionable as he’s still dealing with his torn quad. Golden State comes into this series as heavy favorites to 3-peat and hoist their fourth title in…

  • Raptors Advance to First NBA Finals with Game 6 Win
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    Raptors Advance to First NBA Finals with Game 6 Win

    The Toronto Raptors advance to first NBA Finals with Game 6 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Toronto Raptors trailed by as much as 15-points midway to the third quarter. The Raptors used a 26-3 run from the third and fourth quarters thanks to Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry. Milwaukee seemed poised to send this series to Game 7 in Milwaukee on Monday night. The Bucks came out hot in the first quarter and Toronto couldn’t buy a basket. Khris Middleton came out hot in the first quarter hitting his first two 3-pointers to set the pace. Giannis came up huge on the defensive end, but once again he struggled…

  • Raptors Top Bucks in Double OT in Game 3
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    Raptors Top Bucks in Double OT in Game 3

    It took double overtime, but the Raptors top Bucks in a thriller. Kawhi Leonard finished with 36 points, but he also got some help. Pascal Siakim had 25 points to finally come alive in this series. Marc Gasol got started early with a couple of threes finished with 16 points. Norman Powell chipped in 19 points off the bench. Being down 0-2, Toronto needed this win to avoid being down 3-0. As we all know, when you’re down 3-0, no team have ever come back from that deficit. Golden State went up 3-0 in their series against Portland. Kawhi Leonard seemed to injure himself earlier in the game, but he…

  • Warriors Take Game 3 With Commanding Road Win
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    Warriors Take Game 3 With Commanding Road Win

    Steph Curry finished with 36 points and Draymond Green recorded another triple double. Klay Thompson chipped in 19 points as the Warriors take Game 3 with commanding road win. This marked an NBA record 22nd consecutive series they have won a game on the road in the playoffs. Curry, Green and Thompson were the only Warriors to score in double figures, but they got plenty of help. The bench combined to score 27 points and played great on both ends of the floor. Draymond Green controlled the game on both sides of the floor. https://youtu.be/QdDFNyonnsg On offense, he had the triple double and he pushed the ball up the floor…

  • 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Predictions
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    2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Predictions

    With the Western Conference Finals underway, it’s time to turn our attention to the Eastern Conference Finals. On Tuesday, Golden State dominated Portland in Game 1. Also, on Tuesday night, the New Orleans Pelicans earned the #1 draft pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Now onto the Eastern Conference Finals where the Milwaukee Bucks will take on the Toronto Raptors. Milwaukee took care of the Celtics in five games. The Bucks won four consecutive games after Boston took Game 1 in Milwaukee. Toronto reached this point after surviving an epic seven game series against the 76ers. As we all know, Toronto won Game 7 on a buzzer beater by Kawhi…