Atlanta Hawks Land Dejounte Murray

Atlanta Hawks Land Dejounte Murray

The iron strikes hot during this part of the NBA calendar. Just when you thought the pro hoops news would simmer down following the Finals victory by the Golden State Warriors and the NBA Draft, June also brings the start of NBA free agency! The Atlanta Hawks sprinted out of the starting gate as they […]

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 Fewer Fouls Equals Honest Basketball

Fewer Fouls Equals Honest Basketball

During the offseason, some of the buzz centered around the new emphasis referees were going to be placing on how they called fouls. We have seen this before with rip-throughs no longer being shooting fouls and awkward “shooting” fouls being effectively curbed due to no calls. Now refs were tasked with focusing on the various […]

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 Finally, the NBA is Back!

Finally, the NBA is Back!

It’s finally here. In my @therock voice, finally, the NBA is back! October 19th marks the first day of the new NBA season. This is one of the most intriguing seasons in the last few years, even decades. We come into a season with fresh teams that played in the last finals, several mega names […]

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 LeBron James Is A Crybaby!

LeBron James Is A Crybaby!

Dr. Seuss wrote a wonderful story titled The Big Brag, in which a rabbit can use his ears to hear half way around the world. While this super power may be inside a word of American classic fiction, it exists in real life today. LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers point forward, has shown this […]

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 NBA Fans: Short for Fanatics

NBA Fans: Short for Fanatics

NBA Fans: En·bee·ay·Fans /N.B.A. fans/;  noun: people who have a strong interest in or admiration for a particular person or thing, in this case of the NBA; short for fanatics.  In the last week, NBA Fans have had multiple disrespectful incidents across the country. From spitting and pouring popcorn to literally running on the floor, […]

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 Our Most Obnoxious Draft Day Trade Predictions

Our Most Obnoxious Draft Day Trade Predictions

Today’s a special day, it’s basically Christmas morning, draft day. Although this year’s draft class is far from admirable, teams are hot and heavy trying to get in the top 10. Since the trade market opened on Monday, it’s been suspiciously quiet. Besides the Bucks rushing to try and keep Giannis, movement is slim. I […]

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 Luka Doncic For Trae Young: A Win Win

Luka Doncic For Trae Young: A Win Win

While attending the Atlanta Hawks Draft Party in 2018 two things really stood out for me. One was the heightened excitement and anxiety that the fans had for this draft. Second, the joy of picking Wonderboy Luka Doncic followed by confusion and a somber deflated vibe after trading him for Trae Young and a future […]

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 Atlanta Hawks Are On The Rise

Atlanta Hawks Are On The Rise

The Atlanta Hawks had a nice season last year. They finished with a 29-53 record which was good for 12th in the East. This was a slight increase from the year before as strides where being made. But the record does not do the team justice, the growth the team made has much more of […]

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 The NBA Needs to Stop Being Soft

The NBA Needs to Stop Being Soft

Defense in the NBA didn’t get worse in the last 20 years like some “analysts” would make you believe. Players are improving every decade and learning smarter ways to play the game. Players like Giannis Antetokounmpo and Rudy Gobert play better defense than most players from the past, but get tossed in the belief that […]

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