The NBA is considering allowing players from the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets to wear special nickname jerseys in at least one of their four regular season meetings this year. That’s right, folks! You could see “King James” or “The Truth” on the back of an official NBA uniform. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on why the nickname jerseys are a terrible idea.
One of the least talked about moves this offseason was the Denver Nuggets trading Kosta Koufos for Darrell Arthur. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on what to expect from Arthur coming off the bench this season.
The Phoenix Suns signed shooting guard Dionte Christmas to a multiyear deal, putting the number of players on contract for the 2013-14 season at 17. With only 15 roster spots available, will Christmas make the roster? And who is he anyway? Here is my HoopsHabit article answering those questions and predicting who makes the final 15-man roster.
The 2013-14 season depends on Derrick Rose’s return for the Chicago Bulls. Will he return better than ever or did his ACL tear change his game? With a better supporting cast than he’s ever had, it’s now or never for Rose and company. Here’s my HoopsHabit article with a season preview for Da Bulls.
The Phoenix Suns will have Marcin Gortat, Channing Frye and Alex Len all vying for playing time at the center position. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on how Jeff Hornacek should manage his big men for the 2013-14 season
When the Phoenix Suns traded for Eric Bledsoe, everyone thought Goran Dragic was on the trade block. But the Suns plan on playing the two of them in the backcourt together this season as Phoenix looks to tank for the loaded 2014 NBA Draft. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on how that backcourt will look next season.
This week on HoopsHabit Hangout, my fellow writers and I talk division previews for the Atlantic Division. We talk about the best player in the division, give predictions for win totals for each team and pick a division winner! For fans of the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors.
Every team in the NBA has made mistakes and smart picks in the NBA Draft. Here’s my HoopsHabit article with the five best and five worst draft picks in Houston Rockets history.
JaVale McGee is one of the most entertaining players to watch in the league. Whether he’s goaltending, throwing down sky-high dunks or doing something silly, he always puts on a good show. It’s a tough one to describe though, since his low basketball IQ and impressive Per 36 Minutes numbers contradict each other. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on what can Denver Nuggets fans expect from him next season now that he’s their starting center.
The Atlanta Hawks let Josh Smith leave and it seemed like they were heading for full-on tank mode. But a few signings later, they’re right back in the playoff hunt. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on how the Hawks’ season will be hard to predict.