Tagged Carmelo Anthony

How Jayson Tatum Can Reach His Star Potential

As soon as Twitter knew Jayson Tatum was training with Kobe Bryant, alarm bells went off. It was the 2018 offseason, months after the youngster had helped the Boston Celtics to within one game of the NBA Finals during his rookie season. Celtics fans already didn’t like Kobe. But the idea of the Black Mamba…

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Does Carmelo Anthony Still Have a Place in Today’s NBA?

After an uninspiring 10-game stint with the Houston Rockets this past season, Carmelo Anthony could be facing the end of his NBA career. Although Anthony is far more talented than some players currently on NBA rosters—hell, he would likely waltz into a starting gig on the Washington Wizards or the Charlotte Hornets—teams are rightfully skeptical…

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PODCAST: X-Mas Day Games, Carmelo Anthony, Draymond Green & More

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss the NBA’s Christmas Day slate, Draymond Green’s new extension and Carmelo Anthony’s future. Which games stand out on the NBA’s Christmas Day palate? Did the Golden State Warriors get a steal with Green’s new four-year, $100 million extension? Which teams…

VIDCAST: Are We Finally Appreciating Kevin Durant?

Mr. Controversy, D. Intellectual, Allen Fields and G discuss Kevin Durant in the “Scorers Pantheon” and name the top-5 bucket-getters they have personally watched. Are we finally recognizing where he stands as an all-time offensive player? Who would you place in your top-5 scorers ever? Leave us a comment below! NOTE: This episode originally aired…

Predicting 2019 NBA Playoffs’ Unlikely Heroes

From the steaming crucible of the NBA Playoffs, one always emerges: the unlikely hero. On Game 1, casual opposing fans simply say “Who’s that guy?” More knowledgeable ones may mock, saying “He’s still in the league?” Yet, by Game 4 they will collectively declare “Who the <obscenity> is that <obscenity>ing guy?”  By Game 6, they will…

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Can Carmelo Anthony Help Anyone?

The Carmelo Anthony Experiment is finally over. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a bomb on Monday evening, reporting that the Houston Rockets had finally decided to cut bait: The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony and cash to the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 21, 2019 It doesn’t…

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18 NBA Lessons We Should Have Learned in 2018, But Probably Didn’t

It’s a new year, NBA fans. Time to toss out the plastic champagne flutes, the paper “2019” tiaras and your most destructive NBA-related ideas and habits. 2018 was full of cautionary tales for owners, fans, players, coaches and media alike. So, before we begin (and give up on) those new year’s resolutions, let’s have one…

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