NBA

Whether you Like it or Not: Kevin Durant will be your 2018 NBA MVP

All signs point to Kevin Durant possibly winning the MVP for the second time in his career in 2018.

Published: September 13, 2017


Melo and Jackson: A Classic Knicks Story

Is Carmelo Anthony headed out of New York, or will the Knicks consider to sink into mediocrity?

Published: August 30, 2017


Analyzing the Kyrie Irving Trade from the Celtics Standpoint

Did the Celtics give up too much to bring Kyrie Irving to Boston, or was it just the right deal?

Published:  August 27, 2017


LeBron James: The Greatest Player to Ever Live

On and off the court, LeBron James has showed that he is not only basketball’s greatest ambassador, but its greatest player. He claimed to be the king and has now taken his throne.

Published: August 25, 2017


Are the Timberwolves Finally Legit?

After years of mediocrity, it seems that the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally built a team for success.

Published: August 3, 2017


Which Teams can Dethrone the Dubs and the Cavs?

Will 2018 bring about more dominance from the Cavs and the Warriors, or have teams done enough in the offseason to conquer the kings of the NBA?

Published: August 1, 2017


Is Kyrie Irving Leaving Cleveland Really Bad News?

Kyrie’s departure from Cleveland could signal a better future for the Cavs.

Published: July 31, 2017

Golden State Warriors: The Savior of Small-Market NBA Teams

The Warriors’ success in a small market has opened the doors for other small-market teams to be successful.

Published: July 29, 2017

Which teams are poised to make a run in 2018?

Published: July 28, 2017

The Continuing Failures of the Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have not had much success in their franchise’s NBA history, but could that change?

Published: July 25, 2017

Russell Westbrook Will be the NBA’s Best Player in 2018

All indications point to reigning MVP Russell Westbrook to come back even stronger in 2018.

Published: July 23, 2017

Paul George to OKC: The Most Influential Trade of the 2017 Offseason

Paul George made waves when he announced he wouldn’t come back to the Pacers after the 2017-18 season. Now, he finds himself teamed up with the reigning MVP in OKC.

Published: July 21, 2017

Who’s Got Next?

As LeBron James continues to age, a window is opening up for the next all-time great NBA superstar. Who will it be?

Published: July 16, 2017

I Still Hate Kevin Durant

KD is now a champion, but who expected anything different?

Published: July 11, 2017

NBA Awards Recap 

The 2017 NBA Awards honored the NBA’s best. Who came home with the recognition?

Published: July 3, 2017


The Boston Celtics: The Most Interesting Team in Free Agency – or Not.

As the Free Agent talent continues to thin, who could the Celtics add to their roster to improve their squad?

Published: July 2, 2017


One Week Later: 2017 NBA Draft Grades

How did each NBA team do in last week’s NBA Draft?

Published: June 29, 2017


The King vs The Mamba

Who you got?

Published: June 28, 2017


The Banter Sports 2017 NBA Mock Draft

The NBA Draft starts tonight. Whose name will be called?

Published: June 22, 2017


Why the Celtics Should Explore Trading Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas’ 2016-2017 regular season was special, but the playoffs left the Celtics questioning whether he is the long-term solution.

Published: June 9, 2017


Analytically Ending the NBA MVP Conversation

Who will be the NBA MVP?

Published: April 25, 2017


NBA Injuries: “What Could Have Been” Through the Lens of Derrick Rose

The most recent example of an NBA player being kept from greatness due to injury is certainly Derrick Rose, but many other great players have also fallen prey.

Published: April 24, 2017


The Perfect Match: Will John Wall & DeMarcus Cousins Ever Play Together in the NBA?

There is a chance that former college teammates Demarcus Cousins and John Wall team up in the pros.

Published: April 16, 2017


Is the Reign of the Cavs Over? 

The Cavs have made several roster moves in 2017, but have found themselves struggling since the All-Star break.

Published: April 14, 2017


Why Phil Jackson Needs to Leave the Knicks

Phil Jackson has overstayed his welcome at the Madison Square Garden.

Published: April 9, 2017


Space Jam 2.0: Which Current Starting Five Would You Bet on to Save the World?

If Space Jam really happened, which current NBA stars would you entrust with the fate of the Earth?

Published: March 28, 2017


The Revival of the Los Angeles Lakers

Look for the Lakers to make the necessary moves this offseason and next offseason to solidify themselves as not only playoff contenders, but championship contenders, as the most successful NBA franchise in history begins…

Published: March 9, 2017


In Search of #18: Can the Celtics Pull Off a Miracle During Today’s Trade Deadline?

Is championship banner number 18 coming soon to TD Garden? Let the basketball gods decide.

Published: February 23, 2017


Nerlens Noel Move to Celtics Very Possible as Trade Deadline Approaches

There is a massive log jam in Philadelphia and Nerlens Noel may be the man to go.

Published: February 17, 2017


Kawhi and Kobe

Kawhi Leonard has been training with Kobe Bryant, and it shows.

Published: February 13, 2017


New NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement to Take Effect July 1, 2017

The new CBA should be applauded and its effects will hopefully be greatly felt for years to come.

Published: February 9, 2017


NBA’s Atlas: How Russell Westbrook is Carrying the Thunder on his Shoulders

Russell Westbrook currently carries a franchise. Will it be to any avail?

Published: February 2, 2017


What Will the Chicago Bulls Do Next?

Only time will tell what the Chicago Bulls will do at the trade deadline and beyond. However, if one thing is clear, the Bulls shouldn’t continue to sit around and do nothing.

Published: February 1, 2017


Mid-Season NBA Tier Rankings 

The NBA season is officially in full swing, and with the All-Star break closing in, we are almost in the exact same place that we were last year.

Published: January 27, 2017


Is the three-pointer going to change the game of basketball for the worse?

Published: January 19, 2017

Figures In Sports, The Media & The Fans: A Love Triangle

 

There is probably no other relationship that has more ups and downs than that of the love triangle between the media, important figures in the sports world and the fans that support those figures.

Published: January 11, 2017

Small Ball is Ruining the Game of Basketball

Regardless of who did end up winning the NBA Finals last season, game seven of the NBA Finals gave fans something that was seemingly nonexistent in all but one of the other six games: a show. And it isn’t because of three…

Published: January 11, 2017


All NBA Team Voting in Dire Need of Revision

If the NBA wishes to honor its players for their regular season accolades, they MUST seek to improve their accuracy.

Published: January 4, 2017

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