Tales from Free Agency: Blake Griffin

Where will he go?

The Los Angeles Clippers finished their season in the usual style, falling too early in the playoffs and injury ridden. After failing to reach the Western Conference Finals again, could Blake Griffin be ready to part ways with Lob City?

My take, on his potential destinations as a free agent:

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The Season’s Top Performances

Who put on the biggest show?

This year, the NBA is hosting an award show. In addition to MVP, MIP, ROY, DPOY, and COY, the fans will get a say in various other accolades. This includes the best performance (game) from the 2016-2017 NBA season. Before you vote, I ranked my top five, in hopes of reminding you of all the buckets dropped this year:

*If you click on the name of each player, I have linked full highlights of their performance*

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Sith or Jedi? Today’s NBA Stars

The force or the dark side?

A long, long time ago, in a league far away. Players across the NBA formed alliances in preparation for war, between the force and the dark side. Where does your favorite player stand?

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OKC Thunder: What’s Next?

The Oklahoma City Thunder were knocked out of the playoffs Tuesday night, and Westbrook’s awe-inspiring MVP candidacy came to a close. It was one for the books, and arguably the best single player season we’ve seen in years.

The season is over for this team, but a chance to do it all over again, lies in free agency.

Who should be the Oklahoma City top targets?

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No Durant, Big Difference?

As what will be known as one of the most disrespectful free agency moves, Kevin Durant deferred to the Golden State Warriors prior to the start of the season. Thunder fans were in an outrage, and feared for the fate of the following season. Well, does it really make all the difference? My analysis:

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First Round Threats

Who’s most dangerous in the first round?

The first round of the playoffs has commenced. The main highlight are teams that get the best of seven and move forward, though the playoffs are also home to historical performances by individuals. Listed below are five players who threaten their team’s opponent in stuffing the stat sheet, and earning their team wins along the way:

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OKC: The Dynasty That Never Was

The Oklahoma City Thunder has been nothing but a stop and go destination for players that headline league news today. A team that has been to the Finals once in recent history, many people don’t realize how stacked the Thunder have been. They hit the lottery and had arguably the most impressive three year draft in NBA history (Durant, Westbrook, Harden). Here’s a Booster Blogs edition of “Where Are They Now? OKC Thunder” edition.

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Russell Westbrook Deserves to be MVP

Before the season started, NBA fans across the world had doubts about Westbrook’s capacity to lead the Thunder without star Kevin Durant. Now, 66 games through the season, all doubts have been put aside. The Thunder currently sit at the 6th seed in the Western Conference, and Westbrook himself at the top of MVP candidacy.

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The 30K Club, Who’s Next?

Collin talks about the 30k points club and who might get in.

Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Dirk Nowitzki surpassed the 30,000 point career mark in his career. An elite milestone that only SIX players in history have eclipsed. The current club members are : Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, and Dirk Nowitzki. Today’s NBA is filled with score-first players, so I graded today’s stars on their 30K club potential: Continue reading “The 30K Club, Who’s Next?”