Deshaun Watson Allegations

The Houston Texans and star Quarterback Deshaun Watson saga continues to take new twists and turns. First, it was the rumored trades between the Texans and other NFL teams surrounding Watson. Then it was Watson formally demanding a trade and seemingly telling Houston that he does not and will not suit up for them if he is not traded. Then came the first few sexual assault allegations against Watson where the woman accusing Watson were being represented by a friend of the Texans owner as their lawyer. …

1st Round (Picks 1–30)

This year’s NBA Draft will be unlike any other before it. For the first time ever, elite High School Players had the opportunity to enter the NBA’s G League rather than attend College. These athletes were placed onto the G League Ignite Roster and played in the NBA G League Bubble against other participating G League Teams. These players are now eligible to enter the draft as if they played their year in College. Those players include; Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix, and Isiah Todd. …

The Curious Case of Jaren Jackson Jr.

The Memphis Grizzlies currently sit at 26–24 good for the eight spot in the Western Conference. This can be attributed to the play of Ja Morant, Kyle Anderson, and De’Anthony Melton. While the Grizzlies have outperformed their expectations for this season, they are still missing a key piece to their roster.

Jaren Jackson Jr. tore the meniscus in his right knee during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA Bubble in Orlando on August 3rd. The Grizzlies say that they expect to have Jaren Jackson back in the lineup at the end of April. If Jaren Jackson…

James Wiseman Tears Meniscus

The 2021 NBA Rookie Class has been impressive thus far. While some of the top players like Obi Toppin, Killian Hayes, Deni Avdija and Jalen Smith have had little to no impact on their teams. Other rookies selected later in the draft such as Immanual Quickley, Jae’Sean Tate, Desmond Bane and Saddiq Bey have started to make a name for themselves.

Unfortunately however, rookies are not exempt from injuries. Earlier this season, the aforementioned Killian Hayes went down with a hip injury in which he recently returned from. …

My Thoughts on the Recently Released Trailer

The new Space Jam movie starring LeBron James has seemingly been in the works for ages. Finally, the first trailer for the movie coming out on July 16th, 2021 hit the internet. Of course, it was very polarizing. It seems as though people either loved the trailer or hated it.

I fell more toward the ladder side of the debate. I was born in 1994 and grew up watching Space Jam. Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes taking on the Monstars. It was an absolute staple in my rotation of movies as I assume it was for many kids growing…

Drawing Fouls and Extra Coaches Challenge?

The NBA is reportedly looking into a few notable rule changes. These rule changes surround players drawing a foul and the possibility of adding an additional coaches challenge if the first challenge is successful.

Similar to the NFL, the NBA has implemented a coaches challenge. The coaches challenge can be used on foul calls or other plays throughout the course of an NBA game. As of right now, each coach gets one single coaches challenge per game. …

We are nearly three quarters of the way through the Coronavirus shortened NBA season. The All Star Break and Trade Deadline are behind us. There are still some buyouts coming and subsequent free agent signings, but aside from that, most teams are set for the stretch run of the season.

Here are my updated NBA Power Rankings post All Star Break, Trade Deadline and Buyout Market.

  1. Brooklyn Nets
  2. Utah Jazz
  3. Phoenix Suns
  4. Denver Nuggets
  5. Philadelphia 76ers
  6. Milwaukee Bucks
  7. Los Angeles Clippers
  8. Los Angeles Lakers
  9. Portland Trailblazers
  10. Dallas Mavericks
  11. Memphis Grizzlies
  12. Miami Heat
  13. Atlanta Hawks
  14. San Antonio Spurs
  15. Boston Celtics
  16. New York Knicks
  17. Charlotte Hornets
  18. Chicago Bulls
  19. Golden State Warriors
  20. New Orleans Pelicans
  21. Indiana Pacers
  22. Sacramento Kings
  23. Orlando Magic
  24. Detroit Pistons
  25. Toronto Raptors
  26. Washington Wizards
  27. Oklahoma City Thunder
  28. Cleveland Cavaliers
  29. Minnesota Timberwolves
  30. Houston Rockets

New York Jets and Carolina Panthers Trade

The New York Jets drafted Sam Darnold #3 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. Darnold was a highly touted prospect coming out of USC where he was poised to be the next great College quarterback to get his shot at the NFL.

After three tumultuous seasons with the Jets, it was clear that he was not in the future picture. Darnold’s name has been in trade talks for just over a season now, and finally the Jets found a suiter.

On Monday, the Jets and Panthers agreed to a deal that would send Darnold to Carolina in return for three…

Roy Williams out, Hubert Davis in

Last week, legendary head coach, Roy Williams retired. Many thought it could have been an April Fools Day gag as it was on April 1st that he announced his retirement. However, it was confirmed that there were no jokes being played. The decision did come as a bit of a shock to many around College Basketball, but after 33 years of coaching between Kansas and North Carolina, Williams decided it was time to call it quits.

Roy Williams holds a career record of 903–264 as a head coach which is a very respectable .774% winning percentage.

North Carolina along with…

Shohei Ohtani Metrics

The Los Angeles Angels boast arguably the best player in all of Baseball with Mike Trout. Now, they are getting a chance to see what their prize possession free agent pickup of 2018, Shohei Ohtani can do.

Ohtani was a highly touted free agent coming out of Japan. Teams like the Cubs, Red Sox, Yankees among others were in the running to sign Shohei. The reason Ohtani differentiates himself from other international prospects is because he is proficient in both hitting and pitching. Before he came to the MLB, Ohtani was dominating with his bat and his arm.

Once Ohtani…

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