Giannis Antetekounmpo, James Harden leads All-NBA selections

Let the debates begin. The NBA released its All-NBA teams Thursday afternoon, and leading the pack were Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetekounmpo and Houston Rockets guard James Harden, who were unanimously selected. Antetokounmpo’s had a stellar season, averaging career-highs in points (25.9), rebounds (12.3) and blocks (1.9), while adding 4.9 assists. Harden, who’s looking to repeat as league MVP, received his third straight unanimous selection. … Continue reading Giannis Antetekounmpo, James Harden leads All-NBA selections

NBA announces All-Star Reserves

The Eastern and Western conference reserves for the 68th NBA All-Star Game were announced on Tuesday night, setting the table for the inaugural NBA All-Star Draft Show. The reserves were selected by the head coaches from around the league. LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo, the top vote-getters in both conferences, will have a bevy of players to choose from, including a few first-time All-Stars. The … Continue reading NBA announces All-Star Reserves

Oklahoma City Thunder acquire Paul George in trade with Indiana Pacers

The Paul George era in Indianapolis is finally over. It was inevitable. A trade was imminent. But, to the Oklahoma City Thunder? That was a shocker. The Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets and of course the Los Angeles Lakers were all rumored to have a chance at Paul George. No one saw this coming. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported George was dealt to the Thunder … Continue reading Oklahoma City Thunder acquire Paul George in trade with Indiana Pacers

Curtis Critique’s Christmas Choices

The NBA’s annual holiday quintuplet of games has finally arrived and I couldn’t be more happier. For some, Christmas is a time for giving. Well the NBA has given us a full slate of games to enjoy for most of our holiday. The fun will tip-off at Madison Square Garden with Celtics/Knicks at 12:00 PM ET, followed by the official start of the regular season in Cleveland … Continue reading Curtis Critique’s Christmas Choices

Russell Westbrook’s Thunderous Start

If the NBA’s Most Valuable Player was awarded after two games, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook would be the second unanimous MVP in history. Russell Westbrook made history by doing something that hasn’t been achieved since Kareem Abdul-Jabaar in 1975. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard explodes for a 51-point triple-double. In his last game against the Philadelphia 76ers, a fan flipped him off. As … Continue reading Russell Westbrook’s Thunderous Start