The Bucks stop it here — the Warriors’ winning streak ends in Milwaukee

Yes, the Golden State Warriors’ regular season winning streak — the second-longest in NBA history at 28 games — ended on Saturday night because of the accumulated attrition which is part of the 82-game NBA deathmarch. The streak ended because Harrison Barnes was injured, and because Klay Thompson’s injury created a domino effect which caught […]

Giannis Stretching, Bucks Stumbling Out Of The Gate

Giannis Antetokounmpo was called for stepping out of bounds twice in the first six minutes of his season. That’s right — guys, he can barely fit on the court anymore. Soon enough, the other players will start making fun of Giannis for being “a big foot freak.” The Greek Freak, as he’s affectionately called, has broken out […]

50 Questions For 2015-’16: What Impact Will Greg Monroe Make in Milwaukee?

Getting ready for the 2015-’16 season? I’m asking 50 questions before things get under way. Have an important question for the upcoming NBA season you want answered? Find me on Twitter (the worst shooter in basketball — the Bucks/76ers/Suns trade continues to boggle the mind eight months later — his 2.0 steals per game exemplified why […]

Rumors: Is Eric Bledsoe heading to the New York Knicks?

For two days, Knicks and Suns fans have been hearing about a potential deal that would send nuclear-powered point guard Eric Bledsoe and the No. 13 pick to New York and the No. 4 pick to Phoenix. Dwarfed by the larger rumors out of Sacramento, the past 48 hours hasn’t confirmed a thing regarding the intentions […]

Report: Pistons’ Greg Monroe Not Looking to Become a Knick, At Least Not Officially

Yesterday afternoon New York Daily News New York Knicks beat writer Frank Isola aired out “maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA”, after Isola wrote the following about Detroit Pistons’ forward Greg Monroe’s possible summer plans when Monroe becomes an unrestricted free agent: “Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that Phil Jackson plans […]

Stan Van Gundy isn’t building a Magic 2.0 team

The Detroit Pistons are 11-3 since waiving Josh Smith on December 22. We all knew Smith wasn’t a good fit in Mo-town, but seriously? Personally, I like to say I told you so to anyone and everyone who thought it was a good idea for the Pistons to sign Smith in the first place. He’s […]

How To: Fix The Knicks

Charity is a helluva drug. I might be hopped up on something for wanting to discuss this train wreck a.k.a. the New York Knicks. I thought, “Hey, I could fix the Knicks immediately if given the keys.” And I truly believe that. I could be the Richard Gere to the Knicks’ Julia Roberts. First let’s […]

The Pistons are really bad, and there’s no end in sight

It’s no secret that the Detroit Pistons have been a trainwreck for the past seasons as a casualty of a strangely constructed roster loaded with talent but lacking in any sort of basketball chemistry. That losing culture was supposed to change, at least somewhat, this season due to the team’s offseason hiring of veteran coach […]

The 5 story lines everyone should be talking about but aren’t

Every year there are those story lines that people love to talk up about the season and then end up becoming moot points. Well, these are just the opposite. These are the story lines no one is talking about that could determine the season for some teams. Now I wish I could guarantee these holding […]

What comes next for Greg Monroe?

One of the summer’s big free agent pieces finally got moved  leaving us with just Eric Bledsoe remaining before the offseason can officially close. Greg Monroe signed his qualifying offer last week ending his restricted free agency and taking one of the last big free agent names off the board. Monroe probably thought he would get […]

Sorry Eric and Greg, NBA free agency money drying up

Being a restricted free agent sucks. The last two major pieces of free agency this summer have been stuck in a holding pattern because of restricted free agency. Potential suitors have been scared off of Greg Monroe and Eric Bledsoe knowing full well the Pistons and Suns are likely to match any offer they would […]