Although it’s very early in the season, Ja Morant has already shown that he belongs in the NBA. The fiery and explosive point guard out of Murray State has shown each game that he’s more than a super athletic rookie as he marks his name on the Rookie of the Year list for this season.
Carmelo Anthony’s comeback was one of the most anticipated moments of the season. No one really knew what to expect when he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.
We’re now two months into the NBA season and the fans are starting to get an idea about how things might play out or which teams will battle in the playoffs. Despite that being true in the Western Conference, the Eastern Conference remains as a question mark at this stage.
The worst start under Popovich proved that the San Antonio Spurs are in a pinch for the first time in years. The front office has a tough decision to make: Should they keep their star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan or trade him and develop the young core they currently have?
In this article, we’ll be looking at five of those players who have surprised everyone by dominating from the get-go and arguing whether they can sustain that level of dominance throughout the season or whether it was just a lucky start.
It was midway into the third quarter when the crowd witnessed a heavy weight brawl between Timberwolves’ leading star Karl-Anthony Towns and Sixers All-Star Joel Embiid. The two big men went hard on each other, scuffled and dragged down to the floor before they were separated and ejected.
Although they didn’t make a huge signing or a blockbuster deal this offseason, the Utah Jazz had some changes to make after being knocked out of the playoffs twice in a row by the Houston Rockets.