HoopsCritic Hot 50 – #19 Kevin Garnett

  The Big Ticket might just be the best two way player to ever run the power forward position. One of the biggest ‘what ifs’ in NBA history is, “What if Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan switched starts?” There are a lot of people who believe Garnett was the superior talent and would’ve been just as successful with the Spurs in reversed roles. Garnett is one of only four players in history to win a …

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The Worst Shot in Basketball

The Worst Shot in Basketball   The playoffs are a skip and a jump away, so naturally it’s almost time to put in the official playoff prediction. If you’re like me, chances are you’re still undecided. There’s a lot of information out there, an awful lot of reasoning to support several teams, and their chances to host the Larry O’Brien come this June. The debate between analytic lovers and eye test advocates rages on, what …

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A Snap Judgement on the NBA’s Rookie Class

There’s genius everywhere, but until they turn pro, it’s like popcorn in the pan. Some pop… Some don’t. – Jerry Maguire Isn’t that the truth of it, every year via the NBA draft we get the next generation of stars, flops, busts, role players, specialists, and everything in-between. The higher up in the draft the easier the pick is supposed to be right? Wrong. Every single year someone messes it up, and every single year …

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