Round Table Discussion: Part 1 – Best Team In East? Who Makes WCF? What’s Wrong In Detroit?

Welcome to the first series of our round table discussion. All season long, you will see round table discussions with the staff at Hoopscritic. If you have any questions you would like to submit, comment below and we will answer and tweet you. 1) With Cleveland still figuring each other out and DeRozan out for Toronto. Who’s the best team in the East (and why)? Jacob Noble We actually have a tale of two cities …

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MVP Candidates, Buying, Selling or Waiting and The Main Problem With The Cavaliers

Cleveland’s Biggest Problem Big names and bright lights often times distracts us from being able to really see what is in front of us. This could not be any truer for this season’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Most believed the Cavaliers would struggle to start off as they learned to play with each other but I don’t think many believed they would struggle to this degree. Cleveland currently sits third in their division with less wins than …

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We Need To Relax And Enjoy Some NBA Player Nicknames

The NBA is in its early stages of the season. Many people are in their over reaction phase and I felt like now is a good time to write up a nice article that really has nothing to with X’s & O’s but with the nicknames of the players around the league. I took the nicknames from Basketball-Reference as a guide. They were missing some like Pyscho-T (which they later fixed after my tweet). Let’s …

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Recapping The Season After One Week

Kobe Bryant Can Not Save The Lakers, Not This Time It’s November 2, 2014. The Lakers are 0-4. This is the first time this has happened since 1957. Unfortunately, there will be no good news coming out of Los Angeles for the purple and gold. The Lakers are use to winning; there is no question about that. They have sixty playoff appearances in 67 seasons. Their winning percentage for 67 seasons is 61.4%. They’ve only …

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Things I Think I Know About The 2014-15 Season

With the season starting today, I figured I would take a look at some things that I think I know about the upcoming season. This season is going to be interesting now that the Heat dismantled (just a little bit) and the Western Conference teams getting stronger each year. The Spurs Will Not Make It Back To The Finals We have all witnessed teams physically break down after playing deep into the post season year …

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