Forget about the triple-double. The player James Harden was in the regular season provided more value to his team than anyone else. That makes him MVP.
Look, averaging a triple-double is remarkable, and Russell Westbrook should be commended. But is it MVP worthy? Not quite. And we’ll tell you why.
LeBron James is the best player in basketball, and that’s still impossible to dispute. But for various reasons, he’s not the most valuable. Not this year.
The Warriors when Curry sits; Kawhi as a Power Forward; Blake Griffin at Center? As the playoffs approach, we break down the West’s most important lineups.
The three-point shot is absolutely a viable option in the NBA, but team’s dependence on it in recent years means it needs to be revisited for a few reasons.
The Golden State Warriors, through a Kevin Durant injury and The Splash Brothers shooting slumps, are suddenly in trouble. Is the West still GSW’s to lose?
Whether Sacramento got enough for Cousins is another story, but at the end of the day they were stuck. So they finally decided to go in another direction.
There once was a time when OKC had Westbrook, Harden and Durant. How is it that they didn’t experience more success with one another?
The year is 2018, and DeMarcus Cousins, Russell Westbrook, Paul George, and Carmelo Anthony all hit the open market. Who goes where?
Since Patrick Beverley returned from injury, the Rockets have been on an absolute tear. And it’s no coincidence. So, just how good does Beverley make them?
Once the Miami Heat reach an agreement to acquire Hakeem Olajuwan, it sets off a chain reaction across the NBA—and sets up rivalries for the ages.
Mike D’antoni is back and his Rockets could end up with the league’s best offense. Of course, they may have a record-breaking defense… not the good kind.
Last season, James Harden put up numbers that were on par with two of basketball’s all-time greats. Yes, his defense is comically bad, but the man can play.
What’s the difference between MVP Derrick Rose and last year’s Damian Lillard? Not a whole lot. Still, he could afford to improve defensively.
Tom Thibodeau is the best defensive coach in NBA history and it’s not close. But sometimes that’s come at the cost of running his players into the ground.
Against all logic and reason, the New Jersey Nets select Gary Payton with the No. 1 overall pick in 1990, rather than Derrick Coleman. Then what?
In 1981, Dallas decides to take Isiah Thomas with the first overall pick of the NBA Draft. It doesn’t pay off immediately, but sometimes titles take time.