With the NBA roughly two weeks into the new season, it’s just enough of a sample size to start making some observations about the play we’re seeing so far. However, 6 or 7 games for each team is also enough to warrant a disclaimer that all the statistics I cite in this article are from a very small sample size and can change quickly. With that said, we can only go off the … [Read more...] about Early Season Takeaways: Denver’s Defense, Atlanta’s Offense, and Blowouts
The 2020-21 NBA season has been in action for almost a week, and mind-boggling results have already taken place. The Clippers started out dominant with wins over the Lakers and Nuggets, only to be down by 50 (!) at half against the Mavericks. The Brooklyn Nets look like an offensive juggernaut, only then to be slowed down by the Hornets. That same Charlotte team lost to the … [Read more...] about Overreaction Monday: What Matters and What Doesn’t from the NBA’s First Week
2020 has been a year full of uncertainty, and the NBA is no different. Unlike recent seasons, there is no single prohibitive favorite. There isn’t anyone merely playing for 2nd place, like in the Kevin Durant-era Warriors years. It is my belief that you could talk yourself into 8 teams potentially winning it all in 2020-21. However, no team is without its flaws, and below is … [Read more...] about The Question Each Contender Must Answer
With the playoffs set to start today, let’s break down the participants into categories (teams listed in order of my view of their title chances). Who's ready? The True Contenders Milwaukee Bucks The Bucks charge into the playoffs on the heels of the best regular season performance since the 2018 Rockets. They dominate defensively, have length and athleticism … [Read more...] about The Ultimate 2020 Playoff Primer!