What Will The Thunder Do With Melo – Trade To A Contender?

The 2017-2018 Oklahoma City Thunder were a great team on paper, but the OK3 weren't able to get it done on the court, losing to the Utah Jazz in the first round of the playoffs. With a Paul George departure eminent, Carmelo Anthony's player option sprouts a lot of questions for the Thunder. Assuming Anthony …

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Miami Heat Will Explore Offers For Hassan Whiteside – Does He Fit Anywhere?

As I'm sure we all could have guessed, the Miami Heat are ready to start fielding offers for the very disgruntled Hassan Whiteside. While his contract may not be the prettiest for an aging, immature, run-jump-dunk center, Whiteside averaged a league-high 3.7 blocks just two years ago. While his value may be low, this gives …

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Donovan Mitchell – Dwyane Wade Clone?

On May 20, 2017, I posted my very first NBA mock draft. In that mock, I had Donovan Mitchell as the eighteenth overall pick to the Indiana Pacers. (https://916kingscourt.com/2017/05/20/2017-mock-draft-1-0-ball-over-fultz/) In every mock after that, Mitchell slowly climbed into the lottery. In 2003, Wade made it very clear he didn't know where he was going to …

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Trail Blazers Season Over – Dame Time Running Out?

Backstory In 2015, Lamarcus Aldridge, Nicolas Batum, Arron Afflalo, Wesley Matthews, and Robin Lopez all left the Portland Trail Blazers who were continuously not good enough to keep up with the top teams in the West. Damian Lillard was the only man left who averaged over nine points per game, and the Blazers had no …

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Trail Blazers Swept by the Pelicans – Can they Continue the Dominance?

I had the Blazers in seven, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. With many reporters picking the Blazers in six, five, and even four games, I'm proud that I at least somewhat believed in the Pelicans. What really happened though, no one could've predicted. We all expected Anthony Davis to carry the Pelicans, and …

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