Believe it or not, but I wasn't elated when I woke up to the news on October 28th, 2012 that James Harden had been traded to the Houston Rockets. But maybe it's worth explaining my Rockets fandom before I get to the reason why.
If Evan Fournier was an ice cream flavor, he'd be vanilla.
Joakim Noah is wonky, unconventional, wonderfully unique and awesome.
No matter how much a player might improve, if he was Rookie of the Year, it simply won't be enough. We expect immediate superstardom, not incremental improvements of the intricate inner workings of their game.
It's Sophomore Week! Remember Jeff Teague's brother?
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Dwight Howard’s reign as the NBA’s resident Michael Scott (apologies to the Mike Scott who plays
Thomas Robinson is on his third NBA team. He was drafted only 16 months ago. This seems wrong, somehow.
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If the NBA season were 27 games long then we would view Alexey Shved's rookie season much differently. In those first
Do we overcompensate when projecting sophomore performances? Does that make us bad thinkers? Can I think of a third question?
Kobe Bryant's #NBArank of 25 caused a bit of a kerfuffle on Twitter today, which is odd -- because it's perfect.