Foreign NBA Players

Featured Image by: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images Written by Ben Pfeifer   A record 15 first round picks this draft were of foreign background. Players such as Ben Simmons (Australia), Dragan Bender (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Jamal Murray (Canada), and more. This influx of foreign talent is sure to pave a new path for talent outside of…

Reaction to Orlando Magic Trading Oladipo To Thunder

Featured Image by: USATSI Written by Ben Pfeifer   On draft night, the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled off a blockbuster trade. They sent rim protector Serge Ibaka to the Magic for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and 11th overall pick Domantas Sabonis. Like myself, most believed that the Thunder completely robbed the Magic. They got Victor…

NBA Draft: Grades For Every Team

Featured Image by: Gregory Payan/AP Photo Written by Ben Pfeifer   Well, my mock draft sucked and so did the mock of every other analyst. This NBA draft was crazy and surprising, and here is how I think every team did.   Atlanta Hawks – B The Hawks had a very solid NBA draft. The…

Final Mock Draft NBA

Featured Image by: Danny Wild/USA Today Sports Written by Ben Pfeifer   The NBA draft is tonight. Here is my final mock. (No Analysis, No Trades) 76ers – Ben Simmons, Small Forward, LSU Lakers – Brandon Ingram, Small Forward, Duke Celtics – Kris Dunn, Point Guard, Providence Suns – Marquese Chriss, Power Forward, Washington Timberwolves…

Simmons and Ingram To Go One and Two: Fantasy Impact

Featured Image: Mic Smith/AP Photo Written by Sam Gubner   The 76ers announced Tuesday that they would select Ben Simmons with the first pick overall in the 2016 NBA Draft. In turn the Lakers announced they will be selecting Duke shooting guard Brandon Ingram with the second overall pick. These picks were expected and not…

Three Team Trade Sends Jeff Teague to Indiana

Featued Image by: USATSI Written by Ben Pfeifer Today a 3 team trade was performed with the Pacers, Hawks, and Jazz. The Pacers received Jeff Teague, the Jazz got George Hill, and the Hawks got the 12 overall pick. I will be discussing the winners and losers of the trade and my general opinions.  …

NBA Draft Sleepers

Featured Image by: Mark D. Smith/USA Today Sports   Written By Ben Pfeifer Everyone knows about the big prospects in the upcoming NBA draft, Simmons, Ingram, Hield, etc. Many late round picks have turned into current NBA stars, such as Draymond Green (35th) , Marc Gasol (48th), and Isaiah Thomas (60th). Here are some less…

Free Agents: Where Will They Go?

Featured Image by: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)   Written by Wyatt This offseason should be one of the best ones in a while due to the outstanding free agent market. There are lots of big names and almost every team will be pursuing them. These are my predictions to where these players will go.  …

NBA Mock Draft

Featured Image by: USATSI   Written by Ben Pfeifer   The NBA draft is coming closer and closer. 60 collegiate stars will have their dreams come true on thursday the 23rd of June, and here is what I think will happen. 1.Philadelphia 76ers-Ben Simmons, SF/PF, LSU. Simmons is the best player in the draft, plain…

2016-2017 Fantasy Basketball: Top 100 players

  Featured Image by: Brian Spurlock   LeBron James Russell Westbrook Stephen Curry Kevin Durant James Harden Kawhi Leonard Paul George Anthony Davis DeMarcus Cousins Carmelo Anthony Chris Paul Andre Drummond Damian Lillard John Wall LaMarcus Aldridge DeMar DeRozan Draymond Green Jimmy Butler Dwight Howard Kyle Lowry Karl-Anthony Towns Kemba Walker Klay Thompson Giannis Antetokounmpo…