Pick: Boston Celtics @ Toronto Raptors – 8/7/2020

Easily the best game on Friday’s schedule, premier Eastern Conference foes square off. The Raptors are riding an 8-game win streak dating back to March and have been stifling some of the top teams in the NBA. Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam have been producing at a high level, while compliments Fred VanVleet and OG […]

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Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder @ Los Angeles Lakers – 8/5/2020

Fresh off Anthony Davis’ 42-point outburst, the Lakers are 1-1 in the reseeding games and have clinched the 1-seed ahead of the playoffs. The Lakers are a deep squad and still working to fully integrate new guards J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters. The Thunder are next up on the schedule and feature the most efficient […]

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Pick: Denver Nuggets @ San Antonio Spurs – 8/5/2020

The Nuggets managed their first win in the NBA seeding games over Oklahoma City without their starting backcourt of Jamal Murray and Gary Harris. The win was impressive and much needed to help gain momentum for a squad feeling the pain to produce on both ends of the floor. Their opponent, San Antonio, is making […]

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Pick: Philadelphia 76ers @ Washington Wizards – 8/5/2020

The Wizards have looked a bit lost, since arriving at the NBA bubble. Missing Bradley Beal hasn’t made it easy for Washington to gain any kind of momentum, even against similarly positioned teams. They enter this contest as 10.5-point underdogs against a 76ers team that has had some difficulties closing games lately. While the 76ers […]

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Pick: Brooklyn Nets @ Milwaukee Bucks – 8/4/2020

The Bucks continue to be one of the strongest teams in the NBA and have the chance to extend their 1st place lead in the Eastern Conference against the struggling Nets. Brooklyn has split their 2 seeding games in the bubble, despite playing without over half of their roster. News for the Nets has gotten […]

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College Basketball: Breakout Sophomores in the Big Ten

Embed from Getty Images Joey Hauser, PF + Rocket Watts, PG – Michigan State: Tom Izzo’s new ‘go-to’ duo came together via rather unlikely terms. Watts signed with the Spartans as part of the 2019 class and spent his freshman year learning and growing behind national player of the year candidate Cassius Winston. Hauser on […]

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College Basketball: Breakout Sophomores of the SEC

Embed from Getty Images 1. Scottie Lewis, SF – Florida: A heralded recruit from the 2019 class, Lewis failed to meet the lofty expectations placed upon him by numerous layers of basketball fans (including myself as the leading member of the S.L. fan club). However, the Gators also failed to meet those expectations as a […]

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