By Bob Bajek

Bob Bajek is an award-winning investigative journalist who has extensive experience in news and sports writing for various outlets including Bleacher Report, The Chicago Tribune and Pro Football Weekly.  He firmly believes Drake spread the Gospel of Steph before his official coming and fans need to forgive the Warriors after providing free tacos for four NBA Finals.

Chicago’s Last NBA All-Star Game was MJ’s Coming Out Party

The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago for the first time in 32 years. And while the Chicago Bulls probably won’t send any representatives this year, its franchise’s greatest player once used this venue to start changing his career’s narrative. Eventually, the United Center would become “The House that Jordan Built”, but he first…

Dwight Howard’s Superman Returns

Dwight Howard’s career was crashing more dramatically to Earth than a victim of his facial dunks. Ever since abruptly leaving the Orlando Magic in 2012, injuries, team in-fighting and the modern game passing him by systematically sapped powers from the wunderkind once known as Superman. No longer more powerful than a locomotive and leaping over…

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Top NBA Draft Prospect Has Been Robbed by NCAA

Memphis freshman center James Wiseman torched the competition during his Nov. 5 college debut. He racked up 28 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks in a 97-64 home shellacking of South Carolina State. Wiseman should’ve celebrated his stellar showing, but the NCAA had other plans by ruling the ESPN 2019 No. 1 recruit ineligible due to “receiving…

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NY Knicks Chase Nostalgia of What Never Was

Fans and local media consider the New York Knicks an iconic franchise, synonymous of what’s best about the NBA. For the last 20 years, they’ve talked (emptily) about reclaiming their rightful mantle. But, aside from some fuzzy memories, was the organization ever that great? Not really. The Knicks, 46 years and counting since their last…

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Golden State Warriors Went from Light Years Ahead to Dangerously Behind

Tom Petty’s 1989 angst-filled anthem Free Fallin’ perfectly represents a Golden State Warriors that team governor Joe Lacob once told the 2016 New York Times was light years ahead but who now looks to be in plummet a mere three years later.  The 2018-19 NBA season should’ve been a fait accompli coronation for the Warriors, who…

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