TAG: Kemba Walker

NBA / Dec 12, 2013 / 12:45 pm

Sink Or Swim? Breaking Down The NBA Playoff Chances For 10 Potential Tanking Teams

Michael Carter-Williams

In basketball, one thing is guaranteed: someone will win and someone will lose. This season, it appears the entire Eastern Conference (save Indiana and Miami) are playing Twisted Metal and driving tanks, trying to see which team can blow up the quickest. That wasn’t anymore evident than when Toronto shipped away Rudy Gay and received a McDonald’s value meal in return. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 11, 2013 / 11:45 am

The Top 50 Fantasy Basketball Players Right Now

John Wall

Player values are officially set in stone now, so it’s time to update the Top 50. There aren’t too many drastic differences, but certainly there are some changes worth noting.

The biggest jump, once again, goes to Anthony Davis, who’s up 18 spots since the preseason edition, and Andre Drummond, who’s up an incredible 25 spots. You’ll notice that I came around on ranking injured players. It still leaves too much up for debate in my mind, but Anthony Davis’s needed presence was the deal breaker. Read More »

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Nov 21, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Jalen Rose Reckons Kemba Walker Intentionally Stuck His Leg Under Deron Williams

Deron Williams, Kemba Walker

Twisted ankles are a part of the NBA game. Huge athletes are running and jumping on a hardwood floor competing against one another at the highest level in the world. So it stands to reason guys will twist an ankle on occasion. But ESPN’s Jalen Rose sent a tweet out last night that appeared to blame Kemba Walker for Deron Williams latest ankle setback. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Oct 18, 2013 / 3:45 pm

The 2013-14 Head-To-Head Fantasy Basketball Top 50 – Preseason Edition

Dwight Howard

Preseason stats don’t mean too much, but it’s great to finally have something to analyze. Our Offseason Top 50 was gathering a little bit too much rust, so now that we’re a few exhibition games deep, it’s time for adjustments. There aren’t too many drastic differences, but certainly there are some changes worth noting. Read More »

NBA / Oct 15, 2013 / 1:30 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Charlotte Bobcats

Al Jefferson

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Bobcats team slowly pulling itself up out of the NBA basement. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Oct 15, 2013 / 11:30 am

NBA LIVE 14 Announces Athlete Roster: 6 Players Representing The Future Of The NBA

NBA LIVE 14

With the launch of NBA LIVE 14 coming up next month on next generation consoles, today EA Sports announced a six-man athlete roster for the new game. These six players — cover man Kyrie Irving, as well as Damian Lillard, Ricky Rubio, John Wall, Kemba Walker and Victor Oladipo — represent the future of the NBA and embody the game’s ethos of “Nothing but Next.” Read More »

College / Oct 3, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The 20 Best College Basketball Crossovers

Trey Burke

The crossover is such a beautiful thing, especially on the college level. From the shake to simply breaking down your defender, crossovers on the college level tend to get the whole arena involved with the usual ohhs and ahhs as familiar soundtracks. As the college basketball season approaches, here is a look at the top 20 crossovers over the past years that deserve your attention… while defenders on the opposite end of these crossovers needed the attention of the team trainers. Read More »

NBA / Sep 25, 2013 / 12:15 pm

The Top 20 Point Guards In The NBA Right Now

Derrick Rose

Point guard is the most important position in basketball; this player is essentially the coach on the court, or the NBA-version of the quarterback. Just like the quarterback, middle-to-good quality point guards can score a fat contract if they can put together a strong season or two. Read More »

Playground, Video / Aug 22, 2013 / 11:00 am

Kemba Walker Dribbles Through Defender’s Legs & Scores

Kemba Walker

Charlotte’s Kemba Walker came out for the Under Armour Elite 24 midnight run and put on a show, at one point going through a defender’s legs and hitting the Dirk-like one-footed fadeaway. Walker is considered one of the NBA’s 10 best point guards under 25, and if he improves next season the way he did in 2012-2013, it won’t be long before people start mentioning him as a potential All-Star. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 11:51 am

The Top 10 NBA Point Guards Younger Than 25

Russell Westbrook

While the position of point guard is considered one of the hardest to learn for players just entering the NBA, there is a coterie of youngsters who have started to dominate the league irrespective of their age. Rather than wait their turn, they’re pushing the Chris Paul‘s and Tony Parker‘s of the league to match their enthusiasm and skill. Read More »