Tag "LaMelo Ball"

May NBA Power Rankings: Award Predictions

It’s time for a May NBA Power Rankings! This month we’ll predict the winners for each of the end of season awards. 

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NBA’s Top 5 Rookie of the Year Candidates

The NBA draft is one of the most hyped-up offseason events. It creates lives for young players and builds futures for organizations. After the draft, some players end up playing at a high level right away.

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The Hornets Are Struggling: Can They Right the Ship?

Many experts and casual fans alike predicted that the draft addition of LaMelo Ball would raise an otherwise weak roster to about a play-in spot. However, through 55 games, the Hornets could be so much better.

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The Floor and Ceiling For LaMelo Ball

Over the first half of the NBA season, LaMelo Ball has been one of the most polarizing players in the league, and a frontrunner (if not the outright leader) for Rookie of the Year. So, what are the best and worst-case scenarios for the Hornets’ guard?

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NBA DFS: Livi Locks 2/28/2021

We are back with another edition of Livi Locks. There’s a jam-packed night ahead of us starting at 7 p.m. EST. With eight games being played, there are a lot of players to choose from.

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Early NBA Rookie of the Year Rankings

The Rookie of the Year race remains a tight one this early in the season, but here are the top five most promising newcomers so far.

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Should LaMelo Ball Start Over Devonte’ Graham?

Hornets fans have been clamoring for LaMelo Ball to start over Devonte’ Graham. Patrick Champion analyzes whether or not that is a good idea.

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The State of the Charlotte Hornets’ Guards

Through one game, the Hornets have a big problem: they have 3 starting guards and 2 guard spots. To be clear, it is not as if Charlotte has some of the top tier guards in the league that could all be the top options on another team. They do, however, have three players that make a great case to start.

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Grading the Hornets’ Offseason Moves

Majority owner Michael Jordan, general manager Mitch Kupchak, and the rest of Charlotte’s front office must have sensed their fan base’s frustration this offseason because they were much more active. Here are grades for the most critical moves they’ve made so far.

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The Eastern Conference is Getting More Competitive

When it comes to comparing the two NBA conferences, there are stark and obvious differences in quality and ability. For years, the western conference has been far more competitive than the east.

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