Month: July 2018

Durant

A philosopher’s guide to championships: How The Office, Curt Schilling and a track meet determine Kevin Durant’s legacy

The Lead in When I was a freshman in college I played soccer for the Suffolk University men’s team. I was a goalkeeper, and somehow found my way into the starting lineup halfway through the season. We were picked to finish 7th in our conference. Next thing I know, we’re playing for the conference title …

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Kemba Walker

Who is the next NBA Star to be Traded?

After the Kawhi Leonard trade that sent him to Toronto and DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio, the Thunder dumped Carmelo Anthony on the Hawks in order to lighten their luxury tax bill. With free agency for the most part behind us, teams will start revving up trade talks before training camp starts. The question is, …

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Kawhi Leonard Lakers

5 players who can bring ‘Showtime’ back to the Los Angeles Lakers

One would need unhealthy doses of both Magic Johnson’s beaming confidence and LaVar Ball’s unflappable optimism to claim with a straight face that the Los Angeles Lakers got everything they wanted this offseason. Of course, LeBron James was the biggest piece of the Lakers’ plan for the immediate future, and the franchise was quick to …

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’95 Hakeem or ’03 Duncan – Who Had The Greater Playoff Run?

The year is 1995. Hakeem Olajuwon just followed up one of the greatest individual seasons in ‘94 with an equally as great postseason run the following year. The Rockets plowed through the best the West had to offer. From the high-powered offense of the Utah Jazz led by Stockton and Malone, to Barkley’s ‘93 runner …

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Dzanan Musa

Which Brooklyn Nets newcomer will make the biggest impact?

The Brooklyn Nets are going to look a lot different next season than they did last season. But you probably won’t notice the difference until the starters take a seat and the bench gets involved. General manager Sean Marks has executed a role-player overhaul this summer, adding six new players to the roster and subtracting …

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Kevin Durant and Steph Curry

The most untouchable player for every Western Conference team

Well, the doldrums of the NBA offseason did not last too long. The NBA world was rocked as Kawhi Leonard got shipped to Toronto. Conversely, DeMar DeRozan is now headed to San Antonio. Still, we must strive forward and continue on with the untouchables list. If you missed the Eastern Conference list, then click here.   1. …

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