• Basketball Workout Strategies
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    Peep These Great and Useful Basketball Workout Strategies

    Are you wondering how you can position yourself for a better basketball performance? Well, it doesn’t matter whether you’re a college or high school student, there are always ways to improve your fitness even as the fall semester begins. This article compiles useful suggestions that will be instrumental in maximizing your workouts throughout the summer season. If you’re in high school, you need to utilize August optimally since AAU events will wind down by July. Best Workout Tips Heal Up Many people tend to ignore small injuries, which can be detrimental to their sporting careers. The ideal time to address any abnormality is as early as you identify it. Depending…

  • 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…

  • 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals
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    2019 NBA Western Conference Finals

    After two of the more entertaining semifinal series in recent memory, we turn our attention to the Western Conference Finals. The two-time defending champions and top seed Golden State is on one side. On the other side, the Portland Trailblazers and they come in as the third seed. Golden State reached this point after six hard fought games against the Houston Rockets. Portland reached the Western Conference Finals by knocking off the second seed, Denver Nuggets in a classic seven game series. Steph Curry lead the Warriors with 33 second half points to clinch the series in Houston. Portland also closed the series out on the road behind 37 points…

  • Was Loss to Warriors Houston's Last Chance at a Title?
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    Was Loss to Warriors Houston’s Last Chance at a Title?

    When the Houston Rockets got ready for game six of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Golden State Warriors, their goal was to extend the series to seven games against an injured and struggling Warriors team. But the Rockets turned in a puzzling performance, not only getting eliminated from this postseason, but raising questions as to whether or not Houston will ever have a chance to get to the Finals as currently constructed. Everything was looking like it would work out for the Rockets heading into game six. They were at home, where they had already won two games in the series. And they were taking on a Warriors…

  • Kawhi Buzzer Beater Push Raptors to East Finals
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    Kawhi Buzzer Beater Push Raptors to East Finals

    The Blazers lead by C.J. McCollum beat the Nuggets in Game 7. The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers went down to the wire in their Game 7. With the game tied at 90, Kawhi Leonard hit a buzzer beater to finish off the Sixers. Kawhi took 39 shots to finish with 41 points and 8 rebounds. Serge Ibaka came up huge with 17 points and 8 rebounds off the bench. Pascal Siakim finished with 11 points and Kyle Lowry had 10 points, 6 boards and 6 assists. If the Raptors are going to contend with the Bucks, Kawhi needs more help. Marc Gasol played great defense on Embiid, but he’ll…

  • McCollum Leads Blazers to Game 7 Win on Road
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    McCollum Leads Blazers to Game 7 Win on Road

    C.J. McCollum scored 37 points to lead the Blazers to their first Western Conference Final since 2000. In a game where Damian Lillard struggle, McCollum stepped up with his second consecutive 30 points game. Damian Lillard finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. In the fourth quarter, Lillard hit two key 3-pointers and hit the boards. Evan Turner came up huge with 14 points off the bench and his play in the 4th helped seal the game. Zach Collins also played a key part with his defense off the bench as he had four blocks. With the Blazers advancing to play the Warriors, the backcourt battle should be…

  • Warriors Ends Rockets Season Behind Steph Curry
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    Warriors Ends Rockets Season Behind Steph Curry

    Warriors ends Rockets season behind Steph Curry. Steph Curry haven’t had the Best playoffs this year. In the first half of Game 6, he was held scoreless and he had three fouls. In the second half, that was a much different story. Steph Curry had a career high for one half to close out the Rockets again. Curry went for an efficient 33 points as the Warriors advance to their 5th consecutive Western Conference Finals. Golden State closed out Houston with a 118-113 win on the road. Of course, Kevin Durant didn’t play this game because he has a mild calf strain that will get re-evaluated next week. The other…

  • Nuggets Tie Series on the Road Against Portland
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    Nuggets Tie Series on the Road Against Portland

    Just like the Raptors, the Nuggets went on the road and picked up a huge win. Less than 48 hours ago, these two teams were involved in an 4OT instant classic. Jamal Murray lead the Nuggets with 34 points, which included sealing the game with clutch free throws at the end. Nikola Jokic notched another triple-double two days after playing a game high 65 minutes. Jokic finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in 39 minutes. Paul Millsap stepped up also as he finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Gary Harris chipped in 14 points and Will Barton scored 11 off the bench. With the win, Denver…

  • Raptors Even Series With 76ers On Road
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    Raptors Even Series With 76ers On Road

    The Toronto Raptors even series with 76ers at 2 after a tough road win. Kawhi Leonard was great again as he finished with 39 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. In Game 4, Leonard got much needed help. Kyle Lowry started the game being aggressive and scored 7 quick points. Pascal Siakim was a game time decision as his status was in the air with a calf contusion. Marc Gasol chipped in with 16 points and great defense on Joel Embiid. In a must win situation, Toronto showed true grit and the heart of a champion in the must win game. Leonard drained a three over Embiid to seal the…

  • Portland Edged Denver in 4OT Thriller in Game 3
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    Portland Edged Denver in 4OT Thriller in Game 3

    Did you catch Game 3 between the Portland Trailblazers and Denver Nuggets? Portland edged Denver in 4OT thriller in Game 3. This was the first 4OT game in the playoffs since 1953. The 4OT game was only the second ever in playoff history. Portland walked away with a 140-137 win as the final buzzer went off a little after 2 in the morning on the East Coast. Honestly, there were times that the bed was calling my name, but this game was too damn good. For Portland, Damian Lillard have garnered all the attention throughout the playoffs, but this was all about C.J. McCollum. Damian Lillard finished with 28 points,…

  • Giannis Lead Bucks to Game 3 Win on Road
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    Giannis Lead Bucks to Game 3 Win on Road

    Giannis finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists to lead the Bucks to the Game 3 road win. After the game, Kyrie Irving complained about Giannis taking 22 free throws. Irving said that’s slowing down the game as Giannis is getting all those calls. My perspective is that the most aggressive will get all those calls and it’s always been like that. While Irving gripe about the treatment of Giannis, Irving can turn his attention to some of his teammates. Gordon Hayward will have to step his game up if the Celtics are to win Game 4. Hayward finished the game with 10 points on 2-of-8 shooting. In…