Presented Without Comment: Ricky Rubio Passes Basketball


The English language harbours an infinite quantity of words, which allow for sentence construction to create an even more boundless mixture of vocabulary, turns of phrase and expression. Ultimately, it is not enough. Some emotions defy description just as some plays defy analysis. The Timberwolves did something tantalizing today, as they’ve become wont to do, and… well, it didn’t precisely defy analysis. Ricky Rubio’s dimes exude bewilderment, Dirk Nowitzki was discombobulated but not in a way that’s curious and Kevin Love, you see, makes the shots around these here parts.
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NBA Power Poll: Part Two

17: Chicago Bulls Alright, I have bad news and terrible news for you.  I was going to ask which you wanted first, but it’s impossible for you to answer that. We’ll go with the bad news first. The bad news… Continue Reading


NBA Power Poll: Part One

After one month of minimal writing I’m back and ready to crank out some high quality NBA material here at Saving The Skyhook. In case you don’t remember, I decided to take a month off from heavy duty writing in… Continue Reading


Cleveland Cavaliers Shopping Dion Waiters; Where Does He Fit Best?

After fourteen games, the Cleveland Cavaliers are already a disappointment. Fine, maybe not as big of a disaster as their friends in the Eastern Conference such as the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, but a disappointment nonetheless. They are… Continue Reading


ICYMI: Suggested Basketball Reading From Across the Web

May 25, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks slaps hands with forward Serge Ibaka (9) as he leaves the court against the San Antonio Spurs during the fourth quarter in game three of the Western Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Just because there were only four games on the schedule last night, it doesn’t mean that it wasn’t an exciting night of basketball. Nets vs. Raptors, Wizards vs. Lakers and Warriors vs. Pelicans all went down to the wire. The… Continue Reading


Lion Face Lemon Face 11/22/13: Injuries, Injuries And More Injuries


We were off to such a good night and then the injury bug decided it had been too long since it unleashed its wrath on the league and made us all go to bed with a heavy cloud over our heads. I know, it sucks. But let’s look on the bright side: There was still plenty of great things that happened in the NBA last night, which should ease the pain just a little bit. So away with that frown! Smile! Laugh! Enjoy! Continue Reading