Posts From Ben Fadden

Fact or Fiction: Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are an intriguing team going into this season. Part of the reason why is that most expect them to take another step after finishing fifth in the Western Conference last season. Rick Carlisle stepped down and Jason Kidd was hired as head coach to help mentor Luka Doncic.

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Fact or Fiction: Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets formed arguably the most talented big three in NBA history last season. However, James Harden and Kyrie Irving weren’t able to stay healthy in the playoffs. Their injuries and Joe Harris’ bad shooting performance left Kevin Durant tasked with carrying Brooklyn in the second round. He was inches away from sending them to the conference finals but he watched the Bucks win the title weeks later.

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Analyzing the New York Mets’ Recent Collapse

The New York Mets held a firm lead on the rest of the NL East for two months. The keyword is held because they’re currently looking up at the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies.

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Knicks’ Free Agent Decisions Could Set Up For Future Star Splurge

The New York Knicks entered this offseason with over $50 million in cap room to sign some big free agents but it feels as if they underwhelmed. They may not be done spending but have already locked up a majority of their cap space on four players.

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Could Bryant, Baez, or Rizzo Return to Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016 and it looked like they were starting a long run of playing in October annually. Fast forward six years and their core is gone.

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The Green Bay Packers Front Office Can’t Hide Anymore

Aaron Rodgers spoke at Green Bay Packers training camp on Wednesday. He exposed the front office’s interactions with him and past players who were important to the team’s success. Everyone knows how Brian Gutekunst runs the show now and it has to change.

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Four Teams Max Scherzer Should Accept a Trade To

The Nats would land a sizable return for Scherzer, who is arguably the most coveted starter on the market if he is available. Entering Tuesday, Scherzer is worth 2.1 WAR with a 2.83 ERA over 18 starts.

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The Green Bay Packers Made the Right Decision with Aaron Rodgers

When the NFL world was all set to enjoy the 2021 NFL Draft, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Aaron Rodgers didn’t want to return to the Green Bay Packers. The news led to months of conversation about where Rodgers would be traded because everyone assumed the Packers would bow down to Rodgers and give him what he wanted.

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Three First Basemen the Milwaukee Brewers Should Target

The Milwaukee Brewers are running away with the National league Central. Entering Monday, they are 6.5 games up on the Cincinnati Reds. The one hole Milwaukee has in the lineup this season is at first base.

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Stop Trying to Diminish Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Greatness

The Milwaukee Bucks have finally won their first NBA championship since they took a chance on Giannis Antetokounmpo with the 15th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. That skinny basketball player at the time had to go through failure multiple times before getting to the top of the mountain. He also had to do it while people tried to drag him down.

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