The NBA trade deadline is at 3pm eastern time on Thursday. Rumours of a quiet deadline have faded. A four-team trade took place on Tuesday, the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers were both active on Wednesday night.
The Lakers lack a floor general once LeBron heads to the bench. There isn’t a sixth man who leads the second unit. They need a leader who will dictate play while LeBron and co are sat, but who could it possibly be?
With the NBA trade deadline on February 6th there are a few rumours bouncing around the league. One of these rumours includes former league MVP and point guard for the Detroit Pistons Derrick Rose.
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.
The Detroit Pistons made the NBA playoffs last year with a record of 41-41, but got swept in the first round by the Milwaukee Bucks.
The NBA's worst kept secret was revealed on Saturday night, the New Orleans Pelicans traded top five talent in the league Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis is the type of talent that when he becomes available, general managers leap before they look. It's very much a case of secure the talent first and then take it from there. Whether or not Rob Pelinka of the LA Lakers adopted this mindset is up for debate, however, what we do know is that the Lakers gave up a king's ransom for Davis.
With the All-Star game a mere couple of weeks away, it is important to reflect on the players chosen for the line-up and how they got there.
The NBA has a responsibility to look after it's players, but what is being done to help their mental wellbeing?