The biggest steal in each draft this century

By Frank Urbina | July 11, 2021 ET Follow @frankurbina_ Every NBA draft class has a player, and usually more than one, who fell far too low and wound up being a major steal for the franchise lucky, and smart, enough to take them. That includes the 2020-21 league MVP, a second-round draft pick from… Continue reading The biggest steal in each draft this century

Playoff MVP Race: Paul George finishes in Top 3

581 shares By Frank Urbina | July 6, 2021 ET Follow @frankurbina_ With the NBA Finals set to tip tonight, we have arrived at one of our final 2020-21 playoff MVP rankings pieces, with a familiar name at the top but a new one, formerly ridiculed for hyping up his own postseason exploits, exiting the… Continue reading Playoff MVP Race: Paul George finishes in Top 3

Which players have their reputations most at stake this postseason?

By Frank Urbina | May 19, 2021 Follow @frankurbina_ Legacies can be defined, re-defined and permanently solidified in the NBA Playoffs. That’s because leading your team to an NBA title victory puts you in a pantheon of all-time great players – as not many can say they’ve accomplished that feat – while failing to ever… Continue reading Which players have their reputations most at stake this postseason?

MVP Race: Luka Doncic enters Top 5

By Frank Urbina | May 11, 2021 Follow @frankurbina_ We have reached the second-to-last installment of our weekly MVP Race series, in which our writers vote for and rank every MVP candidate in the league this season, which we then average out for our final rankings. The top of these rankings has been a bit… Continue reading MVP Race: Luka Doncic enters Top 5

MVP Race: Julius Randle enters Top 10 for the first time

151 shares By Frank Urbina | May 4, 2021 Follow @frankurbina_ With mere weeks left in the regular season, we are approaching our final installment of the 2020-21 NBA MVP rankings series, which has been a blast to put together weekly throughout this campaign. Things have remained steady at the top, though there has been… Continue reading MVP Race: Julius Randle enters Top 10 for the first time

MVP Race: Chris Paul enters the Top 9

By Frank Urbina | April 26, 2021 Follow @frankurbina_ As we get close to the final month of the regular season, the 2020-21 NBA MVP picture only appears to be getting clearer, as the player we’ve had at No. 1 for weeks saw his lead in the top spot grow in this edition of the… Continue reading MVP Race: Chris Paul enters the Top 9

These are the best players at each offensive play type in the NBA

140 shares By Bryan Kalbrosky | April 22, 2021 Follow @BryanKalbrosky When we talk about the best basketball players, we often talk about the most well-rounded. But what happens when we get a bit more granular? There is obviously a ton of value in versatility, especially when it comes to building the most complete team.… Continue reading These are the best players at each offensive play type in the NBA

MVP Race: Stephen Curry in the Top 3 for the first time

712 shares By Frank Urbina | April 20, 2021 Follow @frankurbina_ Though it’ll be tough for anyone to unseat the player we have had in the top spot for weeks now, one player out West is certainly starting to make things interesting thanks to his borderline unbelievable recent form. Below, you can check out the… Continue reading MVP Race: Stephen Curry in the Top 3 for the first time