The Real Value of Eric Bledsoe

Eric-BledsoeUsually when a player is coming off his best season through four in the NBA and has just re-upped for $70 million, teams usually don’t make a big free agent splash in signing another player to that same position. That’s exactly what the Phoenix Suns did though when they offered 24-year-old point guard Eric Bledsoe a new five year deal only to acquire Isaiah Thomas from the Sacramento Kings, clouding an already crowded Phoenix backcourt that also includes the up and coming Goran Dragic. Read More

Why Kevin Love Should Join Kobe and The Lakers

kevin loveIt’s a common secret that there exists a flirt between the Los Angeles Lakers and Kevin Love. The 25 – year old superstar forward has hinted that he would love to play in the City of Angeles and the Los Angeles Lakers have already made it clear they are interested in his talents. So, should Kevin Love choose to join the Lakers and play alongside Kobe Bryant? And how can this happen?

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Underrated Teams That Can Make A Difference Next Season

rocketsThe current situation is very fluid in the NBA. The free agency period just commenced and we will soon find out how the balances in the NBA will look like next season. Whilst most of the times, it’s the powerhouses which make headlines, as we try to find out if they possess in enough to knock their opponents out of the competition, there are some underrated teams which can make the difference next season. Let’s examine which they are. Read More

Unheralded Trades Does Nothing For Nuggets

(Chris Humphreys - USA TODAY Sports)

(Chris Humphreys – USA TODAY Sports)

It’s good to know Tim Connelly actually did something as the Nuggets general manager yesterday. He started his day by trading Evan Fournier and a second-round draft pick for Arron Afflalo, and he completed the evening by trading Doug McDermott (Denver’s 11th pick) and Anthony Randolph to the Bulls for Jusuf Nurkic (Chicago’s 16th pick), Gary Harris (Chicago’s 19th pick) and a future second rounder. Read More