Posts Tagged ‘NBA’

Seeking to Transform a Franchise

If you don’t know who Ben Simmons is, you will Thursday night. The LSU point guard will likely be selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the #1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The question to be answered isn’t so much if Philadelphia will take him – it’s whether or not he will become the new…

Read More

Russell Westbrook: A Thunderous Persona

Russell Westbrook’s ability to fill up the stat sheet is unmatched by any other player at the point guard position. His motor as a competitor just never seems to stop. As a playmaker and facilitator, he always looks to get his teammates involved, yet he is not afraid to take matters into his own hands…

Read More

Curry: Making an Impact From Long Distance

73-9. With a winning percentage of just over 89%, the Golden State Warriors took the basketball world by storm in the year following their first NBA championship since 1975. And right in the middle of their success was back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry. His electrifying play and enjoyable personality has made him one of the…

Read More

Biyombo: The Pride of Congo

The role player: an important part of the NBA that seems lost on a generation of superstars. While some players can do it all, many are better suited to their own roles. Bismack Biyombo perfectly represents the role player persona. Additionally, Biyombo is only the fifth ever Congolese player to play in the NBA, which…

Read More

Ruling the Kingdom and the Court

Let’s face it – people either love or hate LeBron James. There is no in-between. King James is arguably the game’s best talent today. He’s also arguably a top 3 player amongst those who have played in the NBA…EVER. I guess that his talents (and the infamous “Decision”) are one reason why people love to…

Read More