Look away now New York. The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery. Zion Williamson will be a Pelican.
On the surface, the 2019 Western Conference Finals match-up between the Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors seems like a done deal. Warriors in 4 right? While this may well be the case, but if you scratch the surface, there is a lot more on offer in this meeting than what first appears.
The Celtics season is on the verge of collapse, or maybe it has already and we're currently in the post-mortem phase.
LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant and James Harden all have a claim as the best player in the NBA.
The parallels are most apparent between the Blazers and the Thunder at the point-guard position. Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard are two of the top five point-guards in the NBA. Both play with a chip on their shoulder the size of a boulder, but most importantly, both have shown unwavering loyalty to their franchises and their cities.
On paper, the Sixers have everything you need to compete for a championship in 2019.
When LeBron James ventured West in search of a better future after a gruelling season with the floundering Cleveland Cavaliers, expectations were high for the Lakers this season.
The weeks leading up to the NBA trade deadline have been heating up, blockbuster trades, trade requests and ambiguous quotes are coming out left, right and centre. One of the main players in this rumour mill is Kyrie Irving.
When your name is being displayed alongside His Airness and Wilt Chamberlain, the conversation is over. James Harden is the MVP. Just sit back, relax and witness history.
In an age of pass-first offence, Sony Michel and James White are reminding us just why running the ball is integral to success in January and beyond.