15-footer 11/17/15: Can anyone stop the Warriors?


I have a feeling this “can anyone beat the Warriors” thing is going to be a recurring theme… Continue Reading


The 2014 Portland Trail Blazers blaze a trail to nowhere


Everything we thought we were learning about the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round against the Houston Rockets was suddenly undone by the San Antonio Spurs (Guest Post by Evans Clinchy). Continue Reading


How The Blazers Got Damian Lillard An Open Three When it Mattered The Most


Thanks to a third quarter meltdown which saw their five point half-time lead evaporate into thin air, the Portland Trail Blazers found themselves with their backs against the wall in the final 12 minutes of last night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Continue Reading


Double Or Nothing: How The Clippers Contained Damian Lillard


On Thursday night, we were treated to another thriller: an overtime game between a pair of elite teams in the West. On one side, there were the Clippers – a team lead by the league’s best point guard in Chris Paul, as well as one of the best power forwards in Blake Griffin. On the other side, there were the Blazers – the most surprising team thus far in the NBA season, lead by someone who many believe has been better than Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge, as well as Damian Lillard, a potential all-star in just his second year in the league. Continue Reading


Top 50 NBA Players: Toughest Omissions

Over the next fifty days you can find my rankings of the Top 50 players currently in the NBA right here at Saving the Skyhook. This might seem like it’s a whole lot to read, and admittedly it is, but… Continue Reading