Have you ever noticed that Detroit Pistons rookie Luigi “Gigi” Datome resembles all the pictures you’ve ever seen of Jesus? You know, the luscious locks, a fierce beard, a small frame and…well, that’s pretty much it. Continue Reading
Another great slate of games coming toward your eyeball-holes on this Monday evening. Sixers defend their regular season title. Rockets/Clippers! Ricky Rubio vs. Kyrie Irving (and their respective teams, too)!
…and Celtics/Grizzlies, too. Hooray? Continue Reading
It takes guts for a group of NBA players to say, “we don’t even know what you or your team are about to do, but we sure as hell don’t want to find out.” More importantly, it takes a player with gravitas to elicit such vulnerability. Continue Reading
Hello, and welcome back to “Giannis Watch,” our recurring series in which we keep up with Milwaukee Bucks rookie, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Since we last checked in with Giannis after the Bucks’ opening night loss to the New York Knicks, the… Continue Reading
We’re nearly a week into the 2013-2014 NBA, which makes me wonder where time has gone and realise that I’ve barely left my couch all week. That’s not good. Anyway, last night marked our first Sunday of the regular season and it did not disappoint thanks in large part to Victor Oladipo, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Andrea Bargnani. Continue Reading
Only four games on the schedule tonight, but the pick for Game of the Night was actually pretty difficult as there are a couple of great match-ups. Ricky Rubio and the Timberwolves travel to Cleveland to take on Kyrie Irving… Continue Reading
In one of the final games of the weekend, the Miami Heat welcomed the Washington Wizards into American Airlines Arena. The Heat, surprisingly, were looking to get back to .500 after a shocking loss to the Sixers. The Wizards, meanwhile,… Continue Reading
Our first regular season weekend is in the books, and it was a fun one. We saw overtimes, buzzer beaters, slick passes and big dunks. With our first full week set to start, we’re surely in for more FANtastic NBA… Continue Reading
All superstars aren’t created equal.
Kobe Bryant isn’t Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul not James Harden, and Kevin Durant hardly LeBron James. That’s no slight to anyone; these are basketball’s true elite. But the specific individual merits of a given player always differ from those of any other, even though they’re never alone in their place on the basketball food chain. That’s true of all NBA players, but especially pertinent concerning those at the very top of the pyramid. Continue Reading
After much anticipation, Brandon Jennings made his Detroit debut on Sunday night. The former Milwaukee Buck was signed-and-traded this past offseason to the Pistons in exchange for Brandon Knight, Khris Middleton and Viacheslav Kravtsov. The 6′ 1″ guard missed much of the preseason… Continue Reading