By Austin Hutchinson

Austin Hutchinson is a freelance writer who resides in both Southern California and the Chicagoland area. He is also a breaking news writer for Clutch Points. A lifelong Bulls fan, Austin has written for BBallBreakdown, Fan Rag Sports, and NBA Math, among many others.

Luka Doncic Proving His Euro-Doubters Wrong

There’s long been a seemingly inherent bias against the European players. The stereotype considers the Euroleague to be a “lesser” proving ground. Luka Doncic was the latest “victim” of this. Now he isn’t just proving his doubters wrong, but he’s establishing that a player can hone his skills every bit as well across the pond…

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Get Kemba Walker Some Help

Only a handful of transcendent NBA superstars are talented enough to run an entire offense. The shortlist includes Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James, Stephen Curry and James Harden. Their respective coaches run entire schemes towards their strengths. It’s time to add Kemba Walker to that prestigious list. The 28-year-old point guard is averaging 25.8 points and…

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Who’s to Blame for Washington Wizards’ Collapse?

When professional sports teams struggle, the blame usually gets assigned to a player or a coach. Yet, management is often the overlooked factor. Such is the case with the Washington Wizards. Who runs a team can affect decades of on-court performance. Whether it be by a coaching change, shuffled front office brass or even agreeing…

Nikola Vucevic 2.0 is the Best Version Yet

Nikola Vucevic is the last man standing from the 2012 blockbuster trade that sent Dwight Howard from the Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers. (Vucevic went from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Orlando Magic in that deal; Andrew Bynum, Andre Iguodala and Arron Afflalo were all involved as well.) The 28-year-old is in a contract…

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Nov 30, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) dribbles defended by Detroit Pistons guard Ish Smith (14) in the second half at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Good and Bad of Zach LaVine

Known for his high-flying antics, Zach LaVine is a professional scorer with a self-professed penchant for improvement. “You work hard, you expect good things,” he told the Star Tribune’s Kent Youngblood after the Chicago Bulls lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-96 on Nov. 25. LaVine had scored 28 points, with eight rebounds and four assists, but…

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