Avery Bradley Tobias Harris Blake Griffin Trade

Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons isn’t the Clippers Death Sentence… Yet

The trade deadline strikes again. Nine hours after publicly throwing his name into trade talks, ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Detroit Pistons dealt Avery Bradley, along with Tobias Harris and Boban Marjanovic to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers and Pistons have agreed on a deal to trade Blake Griffin for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round and a second-round draft pick, … Continue reading Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons isn’t the Clippers Death Sentence… Yet

Avery Bradley Trade Detroit Pistons

Avery Bradley Trade Talks: Two Unrealistic Deals For Detroit

Toting his $8.8 million contract that expires come Summer 2018, the Detroit Pistons announced today that starting shooting guard Avery Bradley is available ahead of the trade deadline. Acquired by Detroit during the summer of 2017, the Pistons started hot,  quickly cooled off and currently sit in ninth place in the East. What teams should set their sights on Bradley? The short answer is any … Continue reading Avery Bradley Trade Talks: Two Unrealistic Deals For Detroit

OKC Thunder, Migos and Andre Roberson

With Roberson Out, Should the Thunder Start Jerami Grant?

Allowing 103.1 points per 100 posessions, the Oklahoma City Thunder are the fifth-best defense in the NBA. Unsurprisingly, an astronomical part of that success has been the effort of Andre Roberson. A stretchy defender willing to earn his salary by chasing the league’s biggest names around the hardwood, Roberson serves as the backbone of the Thunder’s playoff hopes. Among players who’ve logged at least 15 … Continue reading With Roberson Out, Should the Thunder Start Jerami Grant?

Waka Flocka Flame's impact on hip-hop

Hard In The Paint: A Bridge Named Flockaveli

Innovation is the name of the game in hip-hop, and keeping name recognition rivals the importance of making good music. Waka Flocka Flame manages both, acting as the vessel between ringtone rap of the mid-2000s and today’s trap bangers. In 2005, a smattering of pop and pop-rap hits dominated the Billboard year-end charts. That same year, the Texas rap scene underwent something of a renaissance, … Continue reading Hard In The Paint: A Bridge Named Flockaveli

Milwaukee Bucks Fire Coach Jason Kidd After Four Seasons

Another day, another Woj Bomb. Two days after the Milwaukee Bucks were dealt a near 20-point loss at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the organization would be parting ways with head coach Jason Kidd. The news, which according to a number of sources reached the public before Kidd’s own ears, marks the end of a four-year run with Kidd holding … Continue reading Milwaukee Bucks Fire Coach Jason Kidd After Four Seasons

VIDEO: Nipsey Hussle Premiers “Last Time That I Checc’d”

West coast rap fans rejoice! After a quiet 2017, Nipsey Hussle returns with “Last Time That I Checc’d”. Featuring “FDT” compatriot YG, the blue-and-red duo link up for a mic check aimed at their doubters. With a February 16th release date targeted for Hussle’s debut album, Victory Lap, the single marks the second cut after “Rap Niggas” dropped in December. With an accompanying video directed … Continue reading VIDEO: Nipsey Hussle Premiers “Last Time That I Checc’d”

Dave East’s Art of Story Telling Returns on P2

Still awaiting a proper debut album, Dave East kicks off 2018 with a 15-track mixtape, P2. The former hoops hopeful turned rapper kept busy last year, releasing both P2‘s prequel, Paranoia: A True Story as well as the DJ Holiday hosted Karma. While his 2017 catalog was loaded with trunk-rattlers and speaker-knockers, P2 combines East’s aggressive sound with the knack for story telling he showcased … Continue reading Dave East’s Art of Story Telling Returns on P2

FRESH LEAK: 2018 NBA All Star Jerseys

Long gone are the days of NBA players rocking their team uniforms at the All Star Game. 2002 marked the last time the midseason classic would showcase a mixture of jerseys on the hardwood, as the league switched to blue and red-based uniforms for the East and West respectively. Though still unconfirmed, the 2018 All Star uniforms might be the first in over a decade … Continue reading FRESH LEAK: 2018 NBA All Star Jerseys

The 3-point Line is Destroying Orlando’s Defense

The Orlando Magic are bad. For some perspective, the Disney-sponsored team is currently tied for the worst record in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks, and at 12-31, a third of their victories came in the first nine days of the season. On a positive note however, the Magic have the benefit of, on paper, appearing more talented than their record suggests. A bottom-10 offense … Continue reading The 3-point Line is Destroying Orlando’s Defense

Zach LaVine Finds His Flow In Chicago

In 206 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves Zach LeVine transitioned from bench piece to highlight reel to one-third of a big three with Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. His evolution was cut short however, by an ACL injury, sidelining him in February 2017. Matters became worse when an injured LeVine was dealt to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Jimmy Butler, who has since championed … Continue reading Zach LaVine Finds His Flow In Chicago