The Highest Peaks Reached by NBA Centers in the Modern Era

Remember when centers ruled the NBA? The position has produced so many awe-inspiring talents, ranging from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the Association moved into the modern era to the David Robinson/Hakeem Olajuwon battles of the early-1990s to Shaquille O’Neal’s unrelenting combination of physicality and finesse as we neared and jetted past Y2K. And though big men’s …

In the NBA, Scoring Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

Perception is reality. Players who produce a lot of points are sometimes misidentified as someone you should want on your NBA team. And by comparison, those who don’t are susceptible to being overlooked. Last season, some foolishly debated whether Draymond Green deserved a spot on the Western Conference All-Star team. He was, after all, only …

Hardwood Knocks, Episode 76: Diving Into Kyrie Irving Trades, Cavaliers Future with Fear The Sword’s Justin Rowan

iTunes | BlogTalkRadio | Stitcher | Google Play (coming soon) Kyrie Irving has requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. So…now what? There are a lot of layers to this story. Where might Kyre Irving end up? Which types of trades are most appealing to the Cavaliers? Who should they target in return? Is Irving a good fit for the …