Jimmy Butler Trade GREAT for 76ers

Color me speechless. Color me surprised. Color me excited for the NBA. No one — I mean NO ONE — saw this trade coming.  The Minnesota Timberwolves moving Jimmy Butler to the Philadephia 76ers?!  Butler with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons?!  WHAAAAA??? I mean, the Sixers had to give up Dario Saric, Robert Covington and…

The World’s Quickest 2018-2019 NBA Preview

The 2018-2019 NBA season starts tomorrow night, and I. Can. Not. Wait. LeBron James going out west to lead the Lakers.  Kawhi Leonard getting traded out east to the Raptors.  Boogie Cousins signing with the already loaded Warriors.  The “Process” manifesting itself in Philadelphia. This is going to be the most exciting NBA season in…

Kawhi Leonard Trade Latest Bungle for Toronto

Color me floored on an otherwise beautiful Wednesday morning. Everyone and their mamas knew that not only Kawhi Leonard wanted out of San Antonio, he wanted to be in Los Angeles – preferably a Laker. He made that abundantly clear from the jump. And given that Kawhi will be a free agent after this season,…

WTF Is Up with Kawhi???

This Kawhi Leonard vs. San Antonio Spurs saga is getting weirder by the day. I’ve blogged before on the Spurs treatment of Leonard.  I originally thought that they should just cut their losses and move on because I felt that they did him wrong in the handling of his injured quad, from wanting to rush…

Donovan Mitchell Is My ROY

I get why Ben Simmons was named 2017-2018 NBA Rookie of the Year. Simmons was part of what was perhaps the biggest success stories of the NBA last season.  He and Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia 76ers to over 50 wins and a 3-seed in the NBA Playoffs.  He led all rookies in rebounding and…

You Done Messed Up, San Antonio

I’m sure y’all are as intrigued over the Kawhi Leonard-San Antonio Spurs brouhaha as much as I am. I mean, you have a team’s best player at odds with the best coach in the game and a first class organization, over what? Pride? Sensitivity? Hurt feelings? Look, everyone knows how I feel about coach Gregg…

If LeBron Wants to Win Titles, Go to the Spurs (or Celtics)

The “Summer of LeBron” is upon us, and everyone and their mamas have opinions on where he should take his talents next season. A lot of cats think he should sign with the Houston Rockets. Many more think he will be a Los Angeles Laker. The Sixers look tantalizing. A vocal few think he should…