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Oregon’s Bell declares for Draft

University of Oregon big-man Jordan Bell has declared for the 2017 NBA Draft this coming June. The Long Beach native will sign with an agent, thus ending his college career. ell saw his stock rise mightily through the NCAA Tournament where Oregon made the Final Four, losing in the National semi-final to North Carolina. Throughout the tournament Bell was an absolute beast in the paint…

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Minnesota Timberwolves: A Force To Be Reckoned With

Minnesota Timberwolves fans often don’t celebrate when playoff time comes around. And why should they? Their team has not found their way into the playoffs in 13 seasons, but this year, that might all change. The Timberwolves are bursting with young talent. With the likes of Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, and Tyus Jones, plus the new additions of Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague, Jamal…

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Los Angeles Lakers Must Trade For DeMarcus Cousins Before The Trade Deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers are having a rough season, to say the least. The Lakers are currently in 14th place in the Western Conferenceand have the third-worst record in the league, only ahead of the Phoenix Suns and Brooklyn Nets. The Lakers are used to being an NBA powerhouse, winning the NBA championship 16 times. If the team wants to return to their former glory, they need to make a…

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LeBron, Durant, and Melo Playing a Pickup Game is Mesmerizing

The NBA offseason really is a beautiful thing. Some incredible footage has surfaced featuring a few of the game’s biggest stars playing a pickup game together: Yes, that is LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony all balling out together on one court. Watching James and Anthony going back and and forth like that is pretty ridiculous. Combine that with Durant repeatedly nailing shots…

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John Wall And Markieff Morris Lift Washington Wizards Over Hornets

The Washington Wizards (24-20) came into the Spectrum center and beat the Charlotte Hornets (23-22) 109-99. Washington came into today’s game a half-game ahead of Charlotte in the division and Eastern Conferencestandings. John Wall has done what Wall has done for most of the season, which is carry the Wizards to a win with 24 points on 45% shooting from the field along with 7 assists…

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Is Dion Waiters… The Next Dwyane Wade?

Without a doubt, the Miami Heat continue to find pieces that best compliment their winning-culture, even if they fail to have that same progress on the basketball court. The Heat are currently standing at a 15-30 record (14th in the Eastern Conference), but as of recent, they’ve been on nothing-short of an absolute tear. They’ve won their last four games — including…

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Hoops Nation Picks The 2017 NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars

Wanna know who your favorite writer thinks deserves to start the NBA All-Star game? You’re in the right place. Here are their picks. Dylan Mitchell Guard: John Wall Guard: DeMar DeRozan Forward: Joel Embiid Forward: LeBron James Forward: Giannis Antetokounmpo Drew Sayers Guard: John Wall Guard: DeMar DeRozan Forward: Andre Drummond Forward: LeBron James Forward: Giannis Antetokounmpo Alex Jarvis Guard: John Wall Guard: DeMar DeRozan…

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