The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery was Tuesday night, and for the fourth straight season the team with the best odds (or worst record) won the #1 overall pick. Knowing what the potential of a top overall pick can do for an NBA franchise, tanking to get that slot has never been more popular or prominent than in today’s NBA. The League hates it because they … Continue reading An Idea To Shake Up The NBA Lottery and Eliminate Tanking
I recently joined Rob Thompson on his podcast The Sports Dream Job Show, where we talked about my time at the Hawks and what goes into being a social manager for a pro sports team. Give it a listen here View Rob’s website here Continue reading The Sports Dream Job Show with Rob Thompson
Last week I detailed my formula for picking a team in an otherwise meaningless sporting event. You can read that here if you want, but the cliffnotes version is that I’m taking the city, or the team, that has gone longer without winning a title. With that in mind, I’ve ranked the eight remaining playoff teams based on who you should root for if your … Continue reading Who You Should Root For, NBA Playoff Edition
If you’re a sports fan, you probably have a favorite team in most sports. As such, you root for that team until they are eliminated from championship contention. But when the playoffs come around and your team isn’t in it (or gets knocked out early), who do you root for then? I have a very unscientific formula for how I answer that question, and it … Continue reading Remaining NHL Playoff Teams Ranked Based On Who You Should Root For
If you’re a Hawks fan and you aren’t subscribed to the ‘Locked On Hawks‘ podcast, you’re doing it wrong. The podcast, which is the Hawks’ branch of the Locked On Podcast Network, is run by Brad Rowland. Rowland is also the czar of Peachtree Hoops, SB Nation’s Atlanta Hawks website. I would argue Peachtree Hoops has the most comprehensive coverage of the Hawks that you’ll … Continue reading The Latest ‘Locked On Hawks’ Podcast
For more than five years, I wasn’t able to (for obvious reasons) give my true thoughts on the Atlanta Hawks’ on-court product. People would always ask “what did you think of this signing? That trade?” I could never publicly comment on it, but now I can. And since many are asking for some unfiltered thoughts, I’m here to share what I think the Hawks did … Continue reading Did the Hawks Make The Right Move By Tanking?
Below are my picks for the different 2017-18 NBA awards, as well as the playoffs. For the awards, note that this isn’t who I think will win but who I would pick if I had a vote. MY NBA AWARDS MVP – James Harden Harden has been the frontrunner most of the season and gets the honor despite terrific closing stretches from Anthony Davis and … Continue reading NBA Playoffs and Awards Picks