Here’s an objective truth readers may not want to hear: Zach LaVine, Aaron Gordon, and arguably even Bradley Beal are not better at basketball than Khris Middleton. Not only is the smooth-shooting swingman a legitimate second option on a winning team, but he also deserves a third All-Star selection.
Rockets management made it clear very early on they want a franchise cornerstone, youth, or picks return in exchange for the former MVP. That direction doesn’t seem like it’s about to change moving forward.
To say it’s been a wild NBA season so far would be an understatement. After having just a little over two months to prepare, the first few games naturally didn’t go as planned for most teams, as the standings show.
A cursory glance at NBA social media betrays popular sentiment surrounding the Milwaukee Bucks: that they are destined to fall apart postseason after postseason due in part to head coach Mike Budenholzer’s inability to adjust his schemes and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s limited offensive package—both valid assessments the team has done little to prove wrong.
After bringing home the NBA championship to the city of Toronto for the first time in 2019, the Raptors are no longer a so-called "pretender" among the elite teams in the league. The golden hands of Masai Ujiri, their president of basketball operations, have been the driving force of their sustainable success since 2013.
With the Milwaukee Bucks' championship aspirations already down the drain, they now face a crucial offseason that could eventually figure out what's Giannis Antetokounmpo's future with the team would look like. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reported that the reigning MVP recently sat down with the Bucks ownership to discuss how things should move forward in Milwaukee.
After four months of no basketball, the NBA is gearing up for the resumption of the 2019-2020 season. With such a long hiatus fans can be forgiven for forgetting the current narratives surrounding the NBA. We have taken a look around the league and selected the three main plots to follow upon its resumption.
Franchise Sports select their NBA award winners for MVP, Most Improved, Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.
If the NBA season were to wrap up today, Giannis Antetokounmpo would be crowned MVP. I don’t think a single hoop head out there would deny that he most certainly deserves it.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks meet at Fiserv Forum on Thursday night. Although they have games to play before then, at the time of writing they share the best record in the NBA at 23-3. Milwaukee are four games ahead in the loss column in the Eastern Conference - the same goes for the Lakers in the West.
The new NBA season is fast approaching people and we're going to take a look at four guys who could be the best player in the league.
Kyle Korver will sign a one-year deal on the veteran's minimum with the Milwaukee Bucks, as reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Veteran Kyle Korver was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in the trade that saw the Utah Jazz acquire Mike Conley. At the start of July, he was moved again, being sent to the Phoenix Suns along with Jevon Carter. Phoenix soon waived Korver, making him one of the most desired pieces on the free agent market.
Malcolm Brogdon’s free agency is set to be as interesting as any in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks are in a tricky spot with Eric Bledsoe re-signed, Giannis Antetokounmpo nearing a supermax and Brogdon, Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton hitting free agency.