Should the Bulls Trade for Rudy Gobert?

Should the Bulls Trade for Rudy Gobert?

It’s no secret the Chicago Bulls are in the market for a rim protector and fortunately for them, Rudy Gobert could be on the move. With the Utah Jazz failing to find playoff success yet again, roster changes are expected. However, should the Bulls trade for Rudy Gobert? The Reasoning for Yes The Chicago Bulls struggled […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: New Mentor?

Houston Rockets Round-Up: New Mentor?

In the 2021-22 season the Miami Heat have quietly dominated the Eastern Conference since the onset. Amidst injuries to their multiple stars, Miami has seen contributions from guys like Max Strus, Caleb Martin, and even Omer Yurtseven. Never heard of them? It’s ok, Houston Rockets fan. Prior to this season, most of the NBA hadn’t […]

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 Utah Jazz Locker Room Worse Than You Think

Utah Jazz Locker Room Worse Than You Think

What happens when a small-market team drafts multiple stars? Of course, the organization would put all its resources into winning. Each star would receive the celebrity treatment in their little slice of middle America. They’ll each get however much money they want on their contract, for any length of time. But even if they both […]

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 Flock of Birds Slayed by Utah Jazz Plane

Flock of Birds Slayed by Utah Jazz Plane

As the Utah Jazz plane was taking off for their upcoming game against the Memphis Grizzlies, it had to make an emergency landing. It had struck a flock of birds while taking off. No one was injured during this and thankfully the plane landed safely. The birds on the other hand are in critical condition. […]

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 It’s 2021: No One Likes The Jazz

It’s 2021: No One Likes The Jazz

As we head into the second half of the NBA season, there is a lot of talk about the “disrespect” of the league-leading Utah Jazz. The Jazz are 30 – 11 (at the time this is written), are top 10 in points per game and opponent points per game, which leads them to the league’s […]

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 Is the NBA Already Feeling Giannis-Fatigue?

Is the NBA Already Feeling Giannis-Fatigue?

The reigning, back-to-back MVP is trying to defend his crown, and posting the necessary numbers to do so, but the NBA world doesn’t seem too interested. There has been a surprising lack of coverage on Giannis Antetokounmpo so far this season and I’m trying to think out loud as to why that might be. With […]

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 Belly Up Panel: NBA Predictions and Season Awards

Belly Up Panel: NBA Predictions and Season Awards

Belly Up Contributors: Joe Palencia, Max Stines, Parker Ainsworth, Jeremy Macchitelli, Robert Cordero, Emir Sykes, Bob Blackwood, Bradley Stahl, Kyle Edwards, Shannon Walsh With the upcoming 2020-21 NBA Season start upon us, it’s time to put our money where our mouth is (or at least our credibility) and make our season award picks and playoff […]

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 2020-21 NBA Bold Predictions and Award Picks

2020-21 NBA Bold Predictions and Award Picks

When the Golden State Warriors and Brooklyn Nets take the court on December 22nd, the NBA will be 72 days removed from LeBron James and the Lakers winning the Bubble Finals. While we had an accelerated offseason, a lot remained the same. Big names were on the move, free agents got overpaid, and familiar head […]

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 One Word to Describe Each NBA Team: West

One Word to Describe Each NBA Team: West

A few days I wrote the Eastern Conference edition of this article, coming up with one word for each team to describe what to expect for their upcoming 2020 season. Today, the West has its turn. Dallas Mavericks Hopeful. The Mavs have the best young player in the game, a 7’3 knockout shooter, and tons […]

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 Shmeed’s List: Best Lowkey Signings in Free Agency

Shmeed’s List: Best Lowkey Signings in Free Agency

Every offseason in the NBA is a frenzy. Between the draft, trades, signings, and front office changes, it can be hard to point out which acquisitions are the cause of success. This topsy-turvy season is no different, and I believe some of the most underrated additions will be key role-players. While there could be some […]

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