Do the Wizards have a capable supporting cast around John Wall?

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The Wizards, at least in the two decades since they became the Wizards, have never finished higher than fifth in an Eastern Conference that isn’t even that good. That they’ve failed to advance past that point in the last two years, I submit, is hardly the fault of Wall, who’s done everything asked of him as a floor general offensively and an elite ball-pressure man defensively. Continue Reading


Daydreaming of Playoff Matchups


Is it too early to dream about playoff matchups? Nah, let’s take a mental break and explore what April has in store. Continue Reading


What Does A First-Round Pick Cost?

The Pistons pay big to get their man. (Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports)

Even if manic pick-acquirer Sam Hinkie did not exist, it’s still pretty abundantly clear that the Draft is more important than ever in constructing a winning NBA team. Here’s why: A few CBA’s ago, rookie contracts didn’t have quite a… Continue Reading


Warriors Win Ninth Straight: Thoughts on the NBA For 1/6/14

Another night, another win for the Golden State Warriors. This time they didn’t leave it until the buzzer like they did agains the Atlanta Hawks. Last night was a just a good solid win. And with Milwaukee, Brooklyn, Boston and… Continue Reading