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.
The Phoenix Suns were able to release Michael Beasley after trading Caron Butler. Does this draft bust who got busted deserve another chance with another team? Here’s my HoopsHabit article on which NBA teams might be interested.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have two of the best 10 players in the NBA with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. But after another unproductive and uneventful offseason, the Thunder saw every Western Conference contender get better. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on whether or not OKC’s title window is shrinking.
The Chicago Bulls selected Erik Murphy from Florida with their 49th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Here’s my HoopsHabit article on what Murphy’s role with the team could be in his first season.
On paper, trading Caron Butler for two nobodies seems like a bad move for the Phoenix Suns. Here’s my HoopsHabit article explaining why it was actually another great move for new GM Ryan McDonough.