Breaking down the Kemba Walker Trade; Why this is a win-win deal for both sides

After just taking over the GM position for the Boston Celtics from Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens has made his first big trade. The official deal involves Boston sending point guard Kemba Walker, the 16th overall pick in this years draft, as well as a 2025 second round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for powerContinue reading “Breaking down the Kemba Walker Trade; Why this is a win-win deal for both sides”

NBA Playoff Power Rankings: How each team stacks up as playoffs kick off

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13, Week 14, Week 15, Week 16, Week 17, Week 18, Week 19, Week 20, Week 21 Phoenix Suns Previous Ranking: 2 (Up 1) Playoff Record: 1-0 Despite being the 2 seed in the Western Conference, the Suns are the underdogs in their first round seriesContinue reading “NBA Playoff Power Rankings: How each team stacks up as playoffs kick off”

NBA Power Rankings: Taking a look at each team’s season as we move towards the playoffs

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13, Week 14, Week 15, Week 16, Week 17, Week 18, Week 19, Week 20 Utah Jazz Previous Ranking: 1 (Same) Record: 52-20 Preseason Ranking: 15 (Up 14) Season Outcome: Above Expectations Certainly nobody expected this right? Utah lacked cohesion and chemistry for most of lastContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Taking a look at each team’s season as we move towards the playoffs”

NBA Power Rankings: Playoff Battles in both Conferences picking up steam as we reach the end of the season

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13, Week 14, Week 15, Week 16, Week 17, Week 18 Phoenix Suns Record: 45-18 Previous Ranking: 2 (Up 1) The Suns picked up some huge wins over the Knicks, Clippers, and Jazz to close the gap between them and the Jazz forContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Playoff Battles in both Conferences picking up steam as we reach the end of the season”

Boston Celtics complete comeback in Denver thanks to a dominant fourth quarter performance

After back to back wins to close out a seven game homestand, the Boston Celtics looked to carry that momentum into the start of the road trip out West, kicking things off with an afternoon tilt against the Denver Nuggets. The Celtics, who have struggled in several afternoon games this season, came out flat onceContinue reading “Boston Celtics complete comeback in Denver thanks to a dominant fourth quarter performance”

NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat hitting their stride, while Lakers continue to struggle with injuries

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13, Week 14 Brooklyn Nets Previous Ranking: 1 (Same) Record: 34-15 LaMarcus Aldridge had a solid debut for the Nets in their win against the Hornets this week. Aldridge put up 11 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and dishedContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat hitting their stride, while Lakers continue to struggle with injuries”

NBA Power Rankings: Charlotte Hornets surge up the rankings despite losing LaMelo Ball

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13 Brooklyn Nets Previous Ranking: 1 (Same) Record: 31-15 Well it seems that the rich keep getting richer, as the Nets added forward LaMarcus Aldridge in the buyout market this Saturday. He will give the Nets yet anotherContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Charlotte Hornets surge up the rankings despite losing LaMelo Ball”

NBA Power Rankings: Milwaukee Bucks surge into the top 5 with big win streak

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12 Brooklyn Nets Previous Ranking: 1 (Same) Record: 28-14 The Nets had a relatively light schedule this week, as they picked up wins against the Pacers and the Pistons. Brooklyn would get handed an uncharacteristic loss to the MagicContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Milwaukee Bucks surge into the top 5 with big win streak”

NBA Power Rankings: Brooklyn Nets take over the top seed from the Utah Jazz

Previous Power Rankings:  Preseason, Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11 Brooklyn Nets Previous Ranking: 2 (Up 1) Record: 26-13 Brooklyn signed recently bought out forward Blake Griffin during the All Star break to help improve their depth. Although Griffin is clearly no longer in his prime, he should beContinue reading “NBA Power Rankings: Brooklyn Nets take over the top seed from the Utah Jazz”

The Case for the Celtics not Making a Move at the Trade Deadline

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, several teams look poised to be major players at the deadline. One team that has been talked about constantly is the Boston Celtics. The Celtics haven’t lived up to their expectations from the preseason, and have had a lot of ups and downs in the first half of theContinue reading “The Case for the Celtics not Making a Move at the Trade Deadline”