Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen has been retired for over a decade, but in 2019 he's just as relevant as ever. The new year has seen Pippen consistently in the headlines for a host of different reasons. Last month he gave his take on Duke freshman and NBA super-prospect Zion Williamson, suggesting the blue chip frosh ditch the Blue Devils in midseason to start preparing for … [Read more...] about Comedian Lindsay Glazer on Scottie Pippen’s “Evolving” M.J. vs Lebron Stances
How Derrick Rose’s injury ultimately impacted the NBA playoffs
Now that Miami has clinched the NBA Finals with a decisive Game 5 victory, we can most accurately assess what impact Derrick Rose’s knee injury may have had in the 2012 NBA Playoffs. Think back nearly two months ago, when Chicago (50-16) was the NBA’s top seed—holding the tiebreaker over San Antonio thanks to a head-to-head victory—with its star point guard seemingly back at … [Read more...] about How Derrick Rose’s injury ultimately impacted the NBA playoffs
NBA Finals: Lack of execution late leaves Thunder in 3-1 hole vs. Heat
With the game once again knotted up late in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma City choked. Despite the league’s best player—the only guy who has shown the ability to slow down Kevin Durant, by the way—checking in and out of play with a leg cramp, the Thunder failed to execute on both ends of the floor, falling into a 3-1 hole in the NBA Finals with a third consecutive … [Read more...] about NBA Finals: Lack of execution late leaves Thunder in 3-1 hole vs. Heat
What the offseason might have in store for the Indiana Pacers
With the highly anticipated NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder now under way, a thought randomly popped into my head: It wasn't very long ago that I was thinking the Pacers could conceivably be playing in this series. That, of course, was when the Pacers had taken a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals after trouncing the Heat 94-75 in … [Read more...] about What the offseason might have in store for the Indiana Pacers
Let the rivalry begin: Can Lebron-Durant compare to Bird-Magic?
Since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach and Kevin Durant proved himself as the NBA’s most dangerous offensive weapon, we’ve wanted nothing more than the inevitable NBA Finals matchup pitting these two against each other. Now that it’s finally here, don’t expect this to be a one-time confrontation. In reality, this LeBron v. Durant championship showdown—a preview of … [Read more...] about Let the rivalry begin: Can Lebron-Durant compare to Bird-Magic?