The Rainbow is Coming For The Suns

By: Sam Block The last time the Phoenix Suns made the NBA postseason was the 2009-2010 season. For people who do not know much about the NBA, that is absolutely pathetic. It feels like bad news has been pouring down on the Phoenix Suns organization for years on end. Let me tell you something Suns fans, the rainbow is coming. Sitting at 8-14, 4th in the Pacific Division, 13th in the Western Conference, and already …

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Praising Pritchard

By: Sam Block Enough is enough. This summer many NBA enthusiasts, including myself, bought into a narrative about the Indiana Pacers General Manager and President of Basketball Operations, Kevin Pritchard. That narrative was that he was absolutely out of his mind for dealing superstar Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder for what we believed was nothing. Folks, it is time to admit that we were wrong about Pritchard. Kevin Pritchard knew EXACTLY what he …

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Hoopscritic’s Staff Mid Season Awards

by Oliver Maroney & Jacob Noble It’s just past the mid-way point in the NBA season and it feels like it just started! Here at HoopsCritic we had all of our contributors and writers vote on their mid-season awards favorites. From the MVP, to the Rookie of the Year, we all voted for respective players and while some were a landslide (MVP?), others were certainly closer. MVP – Stephen Curry Every one of us put …

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Top 5 Players Under 25

  By @OMaroney In this ranking, I based my criteria off the value that player has to his respective franchise. When you take this player off the team they are currently playing for, what is that team left with? 1. Kawhi Leonard Not only is Kawhi Leonard a great basketball player, he’s an even better example of what to be off the court. Following in the footsteps of Tim Duncan, he stays calm, humble, and has …

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Making it Rain in Portland

By Oliver Maroney. The Splash Brothers that No One is Talking about, The Rain-Brothers. We all know about the Golden State Warriors and their young dynamic duo in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. They led the league in three pointers going first and second respectively a few seasons ago, which is why they received the nickname, Splash Brothers. But I believe we have a new floor wetting duo emerging, a duo that almost no one foresaw. …

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