X-Washington Wizards 50-32 (2) Three of the last four NBA seasons have seen the Washington Wizards reach the playoffs, but they have been unable to advance past the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last season the Wizards won 49 games for their highest win total since the 1979 which was their last trip to the NBA Finals. [...]
1. Philadelphia 76ers (via Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics)-Markelle Fultz-Freshman-Point Guard-Washington The 76ers once again have the first overall pick in the NBA Draft and they will get themselves a quality ball handler. 2. Los Angeles Lakers-Lonzo Ball-Freshman-Point Guard-UCLA It would not shock me to Lakers pass on Lonzo Ball here, but the fact that [...]
After the first 41 games of this NBA season for the Miami Heat, they appeared to be headed for one of their worst campaigns in franchise history. The Heat were 11-30 and they were barreling towards having one of the top picks in the upcoming NBA Draft. The Heat's roster is comprised of youngsters and [...]
X-Atlanta Hawks 46-36 (6) Believe it or not, the Atlanta Hawks will enter the 2016-2017 NBA season with the second longest active playoff streak in the league. The Hawks have made the playoffs in each of the last nine seasons and they've done it under the guidance of three different head coaches. Mike Budenholzer is [...]
The best thing for Chris Bosh to do is to call it a career.
This summer has seen dollars handed out at an alarming rate in the NBA. The league's new television deal has seen role players become multi-millionaires while making some superstar players appearing to be underpaid. We've also seen franchise players change addresses in the hopes of winning an NBA Championship and/or more money. After 13 seasons [...]
After missing the NBA Playoffs last year for just the second time since 2004, the Miami Heat rebounded this season to win the Southeast Division. The Heat would advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals where they were eliminated by the Toronto Raptors in a fierce seven-game series. But by the time that the Heat were [...]
The playoff series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors won't be a quick one.
Y-Miami Heat 51-31 (3) We all expected the Miami Heat to take a step back last season, but it was worse than expected for them. After making four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Heat struggled last season; especially since small forward LeBron James decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. Injuries also derailed the [...]
This past NBA season marked just the second time since 2004 that the Miami Heat missed the playoffs. The Heat went 37-45 and they finished in tenth place in the Eastern Conference as they were dealing with a litany of issues. The Heat were attempting to recover from the sudden departure of small forward LeBron [...]