For Trae Young and other young NBA stars, the path to the next level lies in the locker room, not down the aisle

Trae Young found himself at odds with his head coach. Ja Morant has heard calls from Charles Barkley to grow his game to include channeling his immense talent to improve his teammates. Luka Doncic sets historic single digits while failing to push him Dallas Mavericks Team toward the top of the Western Conference. Welcome young … Read more

Trae Young is giving the Hawks a chance now, but their real window should open in a few years

The Atlanta HawksAn upset race to the 2021 Eastern Conference Finals, where they put up an honest scare in the eventual champion Milwaukee BucksAnd, effectively, tell us one thing: Trae Young is a superstar. Yes, the team has overplayed, especially defensively, and matches with Nix And the Sixers look pretty gift-wrapped in hindsight. But what … Read more

Derrick Rose, Cam Reddish, Odd Men in Duran Nicks shake-up

Tom Thibodeau often describes his rotation decisions as flexible positions based largely on what he believes is necessary for a given match. Based on Sunday’s home win over Cleveland, guards Cam Reddish and Derrick Rose were the latest to be left out of the Knicks cycle. And it looks like that will continue, at least … Read more