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If I hear this quavo freestyle one more time 11:54 pm Sat Oct 24 EDT

I want Daveed Diggs back his Christmas promos last year were awesome 1

Post your Nuggets Hot Takes in this Thread10:50 pm Sun Oct 25 EDT

They continue to look like the second coming of the Jordan Bulls in Colorado while winning like eight away games all year, because theyre the Nuggets and thats just how Nuggets basketball works. 5

Low BBIQ and Hip Hop Culture10:38 pm Sat Oct 31 EDT

Maybe hes actually just a racist, who knows. 4

Can we all agree to start calling Deandre Ayton Andre Ayton9:08 pm Sun Nov 1 EDT

Depends on the day really, hes not known for consistency. 6

Kemba Walker is 2-17 in games decided by 3 points or less over the last 3 seasons10:35 pm Sat Oct 31 EDT

I tried to watch the last six minutes of your game, couldnt get through more than two. Watching everybody not named Kemba brick *wide* open threes with the game tied was fucking painful man. I feel for you guys. 1

Can we acknowledge the fact that there might NOT be a spitter at all and paul is just making all of it up 2:47 am Sun Oct 25 EDT

Im not at all surprised that Melo couldnt hit the right side of CP3s face. 6

I freaking love James Harden1:30 am Sun Oct 25 EDT

Best pull up threes in the league? Thats a *bold* claim to make while Steph Curry still plays. 2

Jones An eyewitness told thelasentinel Ramon Rondo s significant other shoved Jada Paul Chris Paul s wife who was sitting next to Savannah James Security immediately broke the two up 2:27 am Sun Oct 25 EDT

Apparently not. 1

If you were Kiki Vandeweghe how many games do you suspend Paul Rondo and Ingram 8:52 am Sun Oct 25 EDT

And thats all these guys get every other time. 8

Through 3 games of the regular season Kevin Love is averaging 20 7 14 3 4 on 45 4 TS8:38 pm Sun Oct 25 EDT

And also losing weight and getting injured all the time, sapping your strength and whatever little athleticism you had. 17

Starting sharpshooter Terrance Ferguson has thus far averaged 2 0 2 0 0 4 on an incredible 13 3 FG and 9 3PT while playing 21 minutes per game 10:11 pm Sun Oct 25 EDT

No, literally the entire team was your scapegoat that year. 4

Fun Fact Trae Young now has as many 30 point games as Ingram has had his entire career 10:40 pm Sun Oct 25 EDT

Wheres old mate from yesterday that claimed Tatum was a better scorer than KD when adjusted for height, he must be absolutely losing his shit about Trae. 10

Post your Nuggets Hot Takes in this Thread10:50 pm Sun Oct 25 EDT

Honestly beating us 8 times while only playing us once seems like an extremely Milwaukee thing to have happen. 3

Nikola Jokic for mvp12:45 am Mon Oct 26 EDT

As opposed to the other contenders, whose high usage comes from having scrubs like Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday on their teams? 2

Opinion the Bucks are the best team in the east9:10 pm Mon Oct 26 EDT

We blew out the Pacers too. -5

Opinion the Bucks are the best team in the east9:10 pm Mon Oct 26 EDT

Yeah, do it. Then when Giannis still puts up an absurd box score even though hes actually been pretty average against the Knicks we can still claim hes better than Kawhi and nobody will know better because people arent trying to watch Bucks/Knicks gam -9

Opinion the Bucks are the best team in the east9:10 pm Mon Oct 26 EDT

Three games in I know, but weve sure as hell played better than the Celtics so far. Granted Kyrie has been pretty bad but Giannis hasnt hit his stride yet either. -1

Opinion the Bucks are the best team in the east9:10 pm Mon Oct 26 EDT

Only gotta wait a week to find out. 2

Andre Drummond ejected from PHI DET9:36 pm Tue Oct 27 EDT

I believe people call that Twitter fingers, and its generally looked down on. 2

Is J J Redick coming off a screen for a shot the only play in Brett Browns playbook 10:02 pm Tue Oct 27 EDT

Embiid, apparently. 34

Timberwolves need to trade for a loyal hungry group 10:10 pm Wed Oct 28 EDT

Wiggins would be an elite tank commander. 1

Over the last 4 22 of the game the Thunder scored 1 point 10:47 pm Thu Oct 29 EDT

Thats the annoying thing though, you shouldnt have to die by the Westbrick. He didnt go full hero ball taking 30+ shots or some shit, there should be enough talent in the rest of that team to beat a Celtics side playing that poorly. 1

NBA is finally back and each game means a lot right now since the season is so new but we all need to take a deep breathe and be fair1:40 am Fri Oct 30 EDT

Shit, they still matter in the East too. If we stay hot and it takes the Celtics a while to hit their groove that 2nd seed starts looking tight. If the Sixers dont sort themselves out the Pacers could go on a run. The longer the Pistons stay hot the hard 2

There are 19 players 63 and under with as many or more rebounds than Brook Lopez so far10:28 pm Fri Oct 30 EDT

Yeah, its not a coincidence that we were the worst rebounding team in the league last year and now were one of the best through the start of the season. 12

Jason Ross Here is your list of teams that have more wins than the Sacramento Kings Milwaukee Bucks Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors Thats it 9:03 pm Tue Nov 3 EDT

Man not every team that exceeds early expectations is the Magic. They had Aaron Gordon shooting like 65% from three over the first ten games and shit. I can *somewhat* see it, because Bjelica and Buddy wont continue to shoot this hot (though neither of 1

deaaron fox has recorded his first triple double8:45 pm Thu Nov 5 EDT

Monta Ellis and Gilbert Arenas were sophomores when they won it. Its very unusual but not impossible. 3

Post Game Thread The Boston Celtics 6-2 defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 7-1 117-113 9:38 pm Thu Nov 5 EDT

Had flashbacks to Giannis doing the same thing against you guys in the playoffs a couple of years ago. Rough. 1

Give me scorching hot takes3:40 am Fri Nov 6 EDT

Has he had a triple double yet this year? 3

Derrick Rose Drops 50 but shouldnt we be concerned with ESPN and other sportscasters speaking about his rape case as adversity that HE had to go through 12:30 pm Fri Nov 6 EDT

Thats partly because even if you go by Kobes story 100% it was still pretty shitty, whereas D Rose just didnt do anything wrong except not be that bright. -3

What happened to all of the cavs flairs on this sub 9:00 pm Sat Nov 7 EDT

> Cavs flairs: 12.6k > Warriors flairs: 16.9k > Lakers flairs: 21.1k > All stats courtesy of: http://nba-mod-bot.herokuapp.com/flair_stats > Saved This comment is from the day after LeBron left. You can actually look this up. There as 1

Belinelli makes a 3 Sean Elliott He ate his pasta last night Imagine if someone talked about a black player eating chicken or Jeremy Lin eating rice 9:03 pm Sat Nov 7 EDT

Oh, culture? Wow, DeMarcus Cousins looks sluggish tonight, must have had too much fried chicken for lunch. Hes a black man from the south, its definitely a cultural dish, but you can be goddamn sure any commentator that said that would be out of a j 1

Serge Ibaka finishes the 1st quarter with 20 points on 8 8 field goals Lakers finished 7 21 as a team10:11 pm Sun Nov 8 EDT

I swear to god, the Kings could win the NBA title and Serge Ibaka getting a potential 50 point game would still be by far the most unexpected event of the season. 2

Why is Luke Walton blamed for the Lakers defensive struggles when they the lakers were 12th 13th in DRTG last season 8:03 am Mon Nov 9 EDT

Yeah, but Lakers [LeBron James] is fairly obvious. Cavs flairs were a bit different but if youre a Laker fan with that flair its a pretty sure bet you were a Cavs fan last year. 1

Who is the MVP of the league right now 9:53 pm Mon Nov 9 EDT

I dont know what the general consensus was at the time but Kareem won his last MVP the year Magic won his first Finals MVP, and Magic won a few in the mid 80s while Kareem was still a top player. 1

On y six players scored for Detroit the whole game10:08 pm Mon Nov 9 EDT

Can you name 27 types of cheese in 30 seconds though? 1

Can we stop using streamable They redirect to unclosable ads on mobile 10:06 pm Tue Nov 10 EDT

Official app is the same, theres an ad below the video but its never been intrusive at all for me. 9

Trae Young with another double-double 18pts 10 asts against the Hornets 10:02 pm Tue Nov 10 EDT

I think its noteworthy for his inside scoring. 8/12 from two and at least a couple of those were missed midrangers, he was doing a great job abusing switches tonight. 12

Yall ready for Tyson Chandler to go off for 4 points 3 rebounds and 2 personal fouls and a block 11:21 am Wed Nov 11 EDT

Mans out here thinking we might beat the Warriors like he didnt watch us attempt to defend pull up shooters off the pick and roll last night. Curry is going for 80, sorry Raps bros. 1

This is how to beat the Warriors6:56 am Fri Nov 13 EDT

Yeah, we slapped the shit out of them. I dont think he helps them in that game, and regardless of whether hes playing or not teams like us are always going to be a bad matchup for them. 1

My friends brother was walking around Disney and he bumped into someone 11:32 pm Fri Nov 13 EDT

I havent been to Disneyland but every theme park Ive ever been to has a height limit, normally 64-66. Im fairly sure hes not actually allowed to go on the rides. 5

In 48 minutes of play the Denver Nuggets and Brooklyn Nets were whistled for 52 fouls 11:37 pm Fri Nov 13 EDT

Didnt you guys have one with the Wizards last year where they hacked Simmons for like the whole 4th quarter and ended up with over 100 total free throws for the game? 3

Montrez Harell is a literal machine5:41 pm Sat Nov 14 EDT

And had 9 total rebounds to Montrezls 8, 1 offensive rebound to his 6. And they got absolutely cooked on D, where Montrezl has been great on that end bronana. 2

Finally a travel call on Giannis 9:58 pm Sun Nov 15 EDT

Everybody does that, the NBA rules it a gather step and thats why people have been complaining that the NBA never calls travels for as long as either of us have been alive. 1

Can somebody upload the phatom foul on Embid in the 3rd quarter vs the Heat 9:26 pm Mon Nov 16 EDT

I dont understand how he consistently gets so many whistles while similar behemoths like Giannis and LeBron cant buy a call half the time. Like half the idea is that theyre so strong that refs give them nothing but Embiids even bigger and stronger tha 4

Montrezl Harrell is one of the hardest working basketball players I ve ever seen12:59 am Tue Nov 17 EDT

They didnt give up on him, he got moved in the Chris Paul trade. 3

Montrezl Harrell is one of the hardest working basketball players I ve ever seen12:59 am Tue Nov 17 EDT

He fucked us up the other night doing the same thing, he does this all the time. 2

People Need to Relax On Fultz9:10 am Tue Nov 17 EDT

What would be really nice is if we could just not talk about him at all. I get hes very interesting, and he is still a starter on a probable top 4 team in the East, but everything that can be said has been said already. Theres ten threads exactly like 9

People Need to Relax On Fultz9:10 am Tue Nov 17 EDT

Lonzo? That happens a lot too. Itd probably be happening to Josh Jackson right now too if the Suns were any good. 1

Who s a better post scorer Giannis or Embiid6:53 pm Tue Nov 17 EDT

Embiid easily, the fuck is this. Giannis is still the better paint scorer but its because of his ability to take guys off the dribble, drive, cut, and his transition game. The post game is absolutely not at Embiids level. 2

The Milwaukee Bucks turned an 18-point deficit into an 11-point lead within a quarter 11:17 pm Fri Nov 20 EDT

We the Warriors now. 1

Fun fact Brandon Ingram and Carmelo Anthony have nearly the same exact TS BPM and VORP6:26 pm Sat Nov 21 EDT

What are their team’s overall D ratings though, I’m willing to bet the Lakers have a way lower baseline than the Rockets. 1

The Warriors just went the entire first quarter against the Spurs without a 3 point made7:39 pm Sun Nov 22 EDT

Unquestionably the best offensive player on his own team, KD can’t do shit without him. 1

The Warriors just went the entire first quarter against the Spurs without a 3 point made7:39 pm Sun Nov 22 EDT

At no point in his career has Durant been more successful than Curry, and given the support cast on those OKC teams it clearly wasn’t an issue with talent. Now they’re on the same team and they’re clearly far better with Curry and no KD than vice ve 2

Time to admit Durant isnt a top 5 player9:19 pm Sun Nov 22 EDT

The Mavs are. OP is still wrong but these aren’t exactly powerhouse teams that the Warriors are losing to. 5

Kevin Durant on Warriors ball movement I know Warriors basketball is 5 6 7 passes in a possession but we not going to get that at this point We dont want to just make passes because itll look good on the stat sheet 10:08 pm Sun Nov 22 EDT

He’s not exactly a stranger to doing things just to buff his stats. 3

Should the Boston Celtics Tank for Zion 9:47 pm Mon Nov 23 EDT

Weren’t you guys like 9-7 at one point in 2015? 6

is it time to acknowledge that lonzo is a bust 1:31 pm Tue Nov 24 EDT

His career high in PPG is 13.7, I feel like Lonzo could probably match that one day. 6

is it time to acknowledge that lonzo is a bust 1:31 pm Tue Nov 24 EDT

Sure, and I remember Lonzo scoring 29 in the second game he ever played, too. Rondo managed to get all the way up to 17.3 PPG in 2012, on 50% TS. I feel like Lonzo could probably do that over a 19 game stretch at some point too. 3

is it time to acknowledge that lonzo is a bust 1:31 pm Tue Nov 24 EDT

He’s played 68 games in his career. Rondo scored 5.5 PPG on 47% TS over his first 68 games, and that team was even worse than last year’s Lakers, by a significant margin. Turns out he’s already way ahead of schedule. 2

Why isn t Kawhi the front runner for MVP 8:57 pm Wed Nov 25 EDT

I mean shit, also look at the stats. Kawhi’s are nice but in the East alone Giannis and Embiid have significantly better stats as well. 4

Embiid just completely outplayed AD in their first matchup this season9:26 pm Wed Nov 25 EDT

Yeah, this one game definitely means Embiid is better. Just like how Vucevic showed he’s at least as good as Embiid if not better, and is the true best big in the league. 28

Is Joel Embiid officially better than Anthony Davis 9:29 pm Wed Nov 25 EDT

That anti-Embiid circlejerk is already in its early stages, the blowback to this is gonna hurt. 2

Was there any predictions that Embiid would be playing at a MVP level this season 10:20 pm Wed Nov 25 EDT

Yes, a bunch. Kawhi, Giannis and Embiid were all thought to be top candidates coming out of the East if they could get their records right. 2

Worst Top 5 1 Overall Picks10:33 am Fri Nov 27 EDT

Shoutout LaRue Martin, everybody forgets but that man was a top drawer bust in his day. 1

If a hall of fame level player murdered some one will they still be eligible for the hall of fame 2:14 am Sun Nov 29 EDT

Is this the first online mention of Malone you’ve ever seen? It’s *always* at the forefront of discussion of Malone. 1

If a hall of fame level player murdered some one will they still be eligible for the hall of fame 2:14 am Sun Nov 29 EDT

100% guarantee the top comment on the thread when LeBron passes him will be something like “Good, fuck that child rapist”. His child molestation is really not some obscure side note among basketball fans. 2

If a hall of fame level player murdered some one will they still be eligible for the hall of fame 2:14 am Sun Nov 29 EDT

Serious question, when was the last time he actually made a publicised appearance at an All Star game? I don’t remember seeing him for many years. And the vast majority of discussion on Malone takes place online. He might get referenced from time to ti 1

The referees just made the 76ers beat the Nets8:27 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

The one that didn’t call Embiid’s two blatant travels in the last 90 seconds. 1

The referees just made the 76ers beat the Nets8:27 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

Should have been double that. 2

The referees just made the 76ers beat the Nets8:27 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

Nobody said it was a conspiracy, the refs just handed you the game. 0

The referees just made the 76ers beat the Nets8:27 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

Losing because you’re shit =/= losing because it’s 5 v 8. 0

The League Owes the Nets an apology8:30 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

Irony too thick. -19

The League Owes the Nets an apology8:30 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

No lie, I don’t like the 76ers at all, but you’d have to be blind not to see who got the better of the reffing in that game. -7

The League Owes the Nets an apology8:30 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

How long have you guys been crying about the league-wide conspiracy against Hinkie? Bit rich calling out another team’s victim complex when they clearly just got cheated out of a win. -14

The League Owes the Nets an apology8:30 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

You’d be the only one. There’s comments about it from 76ers fans in the post-game right now. It’s still a common complaint. -4

The League Owes the Nets an apology8:30 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

It’s not Philly’s fault, it’s the referees job to call the game properly. If Embiid gets away with offensive fouls and travels it’s not his job to call them on himself. 6

If prime Michael Redd replaced Kris Middleton how much better would the bucks be 11:17 pm Sun Nov 29 EDT

Redd was a better straight up scorer, but we have plenty of scoring. Middleton is the better shooter, passer and defender and we need those skills more. 1

What NBA team is the MOST overrated at this point in the season 3:06 am Tue Dec 1 EDT

That’s only ~56 wins. And there have been plenty of games where we’ve shot like 25% from three and still won because Bledsoe and Giannis dominate the paint. And we’re only shooting 36% from three, good for 11th in the league, with Giannis being our 4

What is Giannis ceiling 4:13 am Wed Dec 2 EDT

If pace somehow magically gets up to like 50s level I’d believe it, but three point shot or not I’d be pretty surprised to ever see him get far above 30. -5

What is Giannis ceiling 4:13 am Wed Dec 2 EDT

Nah he lives in an apartment building, tough to find super high ceilings in places like that. 1

What is Giannis ceiling 4:13 am Wed Dec 2 EDT

FGA per game from 0-5 feet: 11.6 vs. 9.7 FG% from 0-5 feet: 74.6% vs. 75.1% % of FGA from 0-5 feet assisted: 44.2% vs. 68.3% Dunk %: 91.6% vs. 95.9% Layups per game: 6.5 vs. 4.3 Layup %: 58.7% vs. 67.3% Guess which one is 2000/2001 Shaq and which on 1

Who will be on the 2020 USA Olympic team 11:09 am Wed Dec 2 EDT

Maybe some questionable guard play though... 1

I dont want to attack you fellow american friends you still invented the best sport of all time Basketball but why do you never believe in European players I dont wanna hate i just wanna see your mindset 10:40 am Thu Dec 3 EDT

Are you just making things up? Half those guys weren’t even booed (go back and watch the 1996 draft, Peja and Nash went back-to-back and both were applauded, no boos to be heard). In the case of Porzingis and Dirk in particular they were mediocre at bes 0

I dont want to attack you fellow american friends you still invented the best sport of all time Basketball but why do you never believe in European players I dont wanna hate i just wanna see your mindset 10:40 am Thu Dec 3 EDT

Have you got any evidence of that? 1

If the entire NBA had a pro-wrestling style Battle Royale - who would win 12:20 pm Thu Dec 3 EDT

Draymond. Ask this next year, Zion easily. They’re not the strongest but they’re pretty big while also maintaining a low centre of gravity. It’s too easy to tip guys as tall as Adams and Boban over the top, you’ve gotta actually lift Draymond and 1

If Trae Young or Marvin Bagley played the way Doncic played tonight this sub would be destroying them 1:57 am Sat Dec 5 EDT

It’s not normal for Bagley or Young either. 8

If Trae Young or Marvin Bagley played the way Doncic played tonight this sub would be destroying them 1:57 am Sat Dec 5 EDT

When did we start talking about season averages? 1

Is everyone done pretending the Nets are gonna be good yet 7:36 am Tue Dec 8 EDT

They moved down the road, may as well get mad at the Clippers for moving to Inglewood. 0

Is everyone done pretending the Nets are gonna be good yet 7:36 am Tue Dec 8 EDT

It’s 13 miles from Prudential to Barclays. 11 miles from Staples to Inglewood. That distance is nothing, it’s not some Seattle-OKC shit. 1

Demakis Trae Young has the worst dRPM in the NBA by far -4 29 vs -3 18 for LouWill he is bricking his low quality 3PA Hawks passed on two future hall of famers for a decent but not great prospect Getting the 13th pick in a bad draft doesnt do much11:29 am Tue Dec 8 EDT

Is he angling for Max Kellerman’s job or some shit? 1

Harden in 2014 against the Trailblazers in the playoffs9:02 pm Wed Dec 9 EDT

Maybe his girlfriend is a stripper and Harden’s seen more of her than he has. We don’t know. 2

OKC Just Beat Brooklyn 114-112 Their Last Lead Before That Shot Was 24-2310:03 pm Wed Dec 9 EDT

Clutch tank, exactly what they need in their first year with their own pick. 2

MVP11:47 am Thu Dec 10 EDT

I’m just happy he didn’t attempt ‘Antetokounmpo’. 4

Is it me or are there a ton of star players dunking on each other this year 11:50 am Thu Dec 10 EDT

It’s mostly because there are more star players who do a lot of dunks than there have been for a while. Giannis, AD and Embiid are three of your leading candidates for MVP last year, but 2-3 years ago Giannis wasn’t a star and Embiid wasn’t even pla 4

Where does Westbrook rank all-time if he averages a triple double for 3 seasons in a row 12:18 pm Thu Dec 10 EDT

How you gonna judge a guy on looks alone when you know Larry Bird exists? 4

Does leaving a game early still count as having played a full game 4:11 pm Sun Dec 13 EDT

Yes. 1

Post Game Thread The Milwaukee Bucks 17-8 defeat the Toronto Raptors 21-7 104-998:20 pm Sun Dec 13 EDT

BUCKS NEVA LOST ^twice ^in ^a ^row 151

Post Game Thread The Milwaukee Bucks 17-8 defeat the Toronto Raptors 21-7 104-998:20 pm Sun Dec 13 EDT

No, I think beating Toronto again was what people meant when they said ‘regression to the mean’. 23

What is an opinion that you fully believe in but if said out loud would result in people clowning roasting you 11:17 pm Sun Dec 13 EDT

r/nba voted him top 5 yesterday, it’s apparently the majority opinion here now. 1

Nba question7:49 pm Mon Dec 14 EDT

“It’s Panye, but some of my jerseys they still say Payne” 2

Right now its no question LeBron is the front runner for MVP 8:52 pm Mon Dec 14 EDT

Shit bait. Had potential, execution is very poor. Work harder. 1

Random list of white players who get next to no hate ever and the only time theyre talked about is in praise and adoration Cedi Osman Steven Adams Dirk Nowitzki Luka Doncic John Stockton Steve Nash Joe Ingles Larry Bird Nikola Jokic Jerry West 9:36 pm Mon Dec 14 EDT

Adams is as white as Steph Curry is. How the hell do Americans look at Tongans and think “Yeah, may as well be Swedish tbh.” 1

Tightest mvp race 9:13 pm Mon Dec 14 EDT

LeBron isn’t 22 though, he’s not winning MVP because of how good he was 12 years ago. -6

Tightest mvp race 9:13 pm Mon Dec 14 EDT

How are Giannis and LeBron *not* real candidates? At least with Curry and Kawhi you can talk about missed games, that doesn’t even apply to those two. 6

Discussion Stephen Curry legacy hypothetical2:18 am Tue Dec 15 EDT

Not now. Give it 20 years when half the context is lost, it might. 4

NBA Awards Thread5:28 pm Tue Dec 15 EDT

The Bucks have a better record than the Warriors and Giannis is putting up 27/13/6, fuck you mean he has worse seeding and stats than Steph? 6

NBA Awards Thread5:28 pm Tue Dec 15 EDT

Oh, we’re getting into advanced stats? BPM has Giannis comfortably ahead (turns out defence matters, who knew) as does VORP, while Steph has a narrow lead in WS/48 but a significant deficit in total win shares, because missing games will do that. Can 2

NBA Awards Thread5:28 pm Tue Dec 15 EDT

AD? He’s the centre on one of the worst defensive teams in the league. He is really not a candidate for DPOY at this stage. 2

So the crypt keeper is going to just let this fuckery between LeBron and James Jones go on 6:52 pm Tue Dec 15 EDT

If he really wanted to help, he’d trade Booker for Ingram. Get on it, Jimmy. 0

The ironic thing about people critizing Curry for believing the Moon landing didnt happen11:53 pm Tue Dec 15 EDT

Science doesn’t tell us God doesn’t exist, it’s an unprovable theory either way. It tells us various parts of various religious texts are wrong, but that’s not the same thing. 1

Who is the best player in the league that you wouldn t want on your team 11:13 am Wed Dec 16 EDT

Draymond probably. We already have Giannis so he’s pretty redundant, we’re not that desperate for better defence and Giannis + 4 shooters is clearly the way to go for us. 1

Can anyone start late and become a good lockdown defender And what us easier to learn defense or offense 8:58 pm Wed Dec 16 EDT

This the weirdest gimmick account I have ever seen. 2

What has led to the number of teams with toxic front offices this season 8:44 pm Wed Dec 16 EDT

None of this is actually new, except the Wolves (although their issues go back a while too, this is just the first blowup with Thibs). Bulls have been a shitshow for ages, fans didn’t get a “Fire GarPax” billboard put up for nothing. There was all 1

What non-star complains the most to the referees 9:10 pm Wed Dec 16 EDT

So is Magic Johnson but he probably wouldn’t be a great player right now. 0

What non-star complains the most to the referees 9:10 pm Wed Dec 16 EDT

Iguodala is a role player, winning FMVP several years ago doesn’t change that. 2

Too many Jerseys 9:21 pm Wed Dec 16 EDT

BUT IF JAYLEN BROWN IS WEARING A JERSEY WITH NUMBER SEVEN ON IT DURING A CELTICS GAME HOW WILL I KNOW WHICH TEAM HE PLAYS FOR? 1

Lonzo will shut wall down 7:09 pm Sun Dec 20 EDT

Man watch the game, Jesus Christ himself wouldn’t be stopping some of these shots Wall’s getting off right now. 1

Pelicans last 11 games9:34 pm Sun Dec 20 EDT

Hey remember when Gentry schemed Lillard out of a series and swept the Blazers? Because I do. Couldn’t possibly be injuries and AD half-assing his games, nah. Has to be Gentry. 26

Pelicans last 11 games9:34 pm Sun Dec 20 EDT

Yeah, except you could watch Giannis and AD actually play games of basketball and see it with your own eyes. AD is getting his numbers, I’m well aware. But his defence has been inconsistent as fuck and he’s clearly just not trying that hard. 5

Pelicans last 11 games9:34 pm Sun Dec 20 EDT

Again, I know the numbers, this is eye test stuff. You remember what Giannis looked like at the start of this year? Here we all were going “Yeah, he’s been ok but he’s really not playing that well” and fans of other teams who were looking at box 2

38 year old Jamal Crawford just tied his career high in assists with 12 in his 19th season 9:34 pm Mon Dec 21 EDT

~~I think he was calling his own team a G-League team. “Against” G-League teams would imply he’s talking about Crawford’s opponent.~~ Never mind I’m dumb. 1

38 year old Jamal Crawford just tied his career high in assists with 12 in his 19th season 9:34 pm Mon Dec 21 EDT

Ah shit you’re right, had my games mixed up. My bad. Fuck that dude. 1

Giannis vs Paul George Who wins in a 1v1 game 10:02 pm Mon Dec 21 EDT

Giannis. PG absolutely cannot stop Giannis inside one on one but Giannis is fast enough to stick with PG on the perimeter. 8

This is the 2018-19 NBA All-Drama team How many wins do they get out of 82 Could they win the championship Do you want to watch this team play 10:57 am Fri Dec 25 EDT

Thibs. 1

Serious Why are African players almost always good at defense 5:36 pm Mon Dec 28 EDT

TIL Athens and Baltimore are in Africa. 3

Serious Why are African players almost always good at defense 5:36 pm Mon Dec 28 EDT

I don’t know about Oladipo but in Giannis’ case that is absolutely not true. They tried as much as possible to expose him to nothing but Greek culture. There’s a reason he could barely speak English when he was drafted despite the fact both of his p 6

2012-2013 Lakers vs 2018-2019 Celtics The bigger Superteam collapse 7:29 pm Tue Dec 29 EDT

By what metric have the Bucks not been clearly better? 1

My Current All Stars9:44 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

Bledsoe should be way above Middleton, swap out Beal and Tatum, Doncic and Harris should be above Klay and CP3, but generally a solid list. **EXCEPT FOR THE LACK OF DJ WILSON MATE WTF**. 6

Giannis is shooting 12 from 39:56 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

That’s 12% more than 0%. 5

Is there a bigger fake tough guy in the NBA than Enes Kanter 10:10 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

Watch a game then. Hell, watch the video in r/nba right now of those two getting into it. He’s a monster. 0

Is there a bigger fake tough guy in the NBA than Enes Kanter 10:10 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

The fuck you think Erdogan is gonna do, invade the US because Kanter hurt his feelings? Kanter never has to go home, Erdogan can’t do shit to him. I admire him for speaking out but he’s not in any personal danger as a result. 1

How mad is r nba that the Lakers young core is stepping up 11:12 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

How mad are Lakers fans that Harden shot 17 FTs tonight? 18

Is Harden the best player in the NBA 11:17 pm Thu Dec 31 EDT

He and Giannis should be the clear front runners for MVP right now, and the only reason Harden isn’t out in front by himself is team record and even that is improving real quick. 5

For your team would you take Prime Manu Ginobili or 2016 Klay 9:16 am Fri Jan 1 EDT

Manu, easy. Brogdon is no 2016 Klay but he’s easily clearing 50/40/90 on great volume for a 4th/5th option and he’s a much better passer and shot creator. We don’t need Klay. Manu, meanwhile, would be an outstanding option to lead our second unit. 1

Should we count Duncan as a PF since he played that position in his prime or as a Center since he played that position for most of his career 12:39 pm Sat Jan 2 EDT

LeBron absolutely should be considered a SF/PF, but he was a SF in Cleveland v2 with Love and Thompson until his last season. 1

Should we count Duncan as a PF since he played that position in his prime or as a Center since he played that position for most of his career 12:39 pm Sat Jan 2 EDT

Drones and the EU didn’t exist at all in their time while basketball was still fundamentally the same in the 60s, that’s a pretty shit comparison. And I didn’t even give my opinion on the matter, not like I’d be alone in discounting 60s greats if 1

With the way people are reacting to James hardens scoring how do you think they would react to prime Kobes scoring 11:16 pm Sat Jan 2 EDT

Yeah, and he’s still scoring almost as much as Kobe did while assisting more and shooting more efficiently, pretty crazy. 0

Does Brad Stevens deserve consideration for Coach og the Year 12:59 am Sun Jan 3 EDT

Bud, Nurse, Joerger, Malone, Rivers, Carlisle, Pop, McMillan 2

Does Brad Stevens deserve consideration for Coach og the Year 12:59 am Sun Jan 3 EDT

I actually had him on the list, but I forgot Doc so I took out Spo. Consider him tied for 8th. 1

OC Since this sub think Kuzma is already better second option than Love here is how it looks statistically4:14 pm Sun Jan 3 EDT

K, now do Love’s playoff numbers. 2

OC Since this sub think Kuzma is already better second option than Love here is how it looks statistically4:14 pm Sun Jan 3 EDT

I’d happily take [undefined] over bad. 1

What s the argument for Curry being better than Harden 10:27 pm Mon Jan 6 EDT

So he still has one more ring than Harden. 7

Refs hate the raptors8:35 pm Tue Jan 7 EDT

Could have gone with ‘r’ instead of ‘are’. 8

What kind of curry does Stephen Curry like 10:37 am Wed Jan 8 EDT

How many NBA housewives can you even name? Only reason people know her at all is because she’s actually publicly successful in her own right, which is absolutely not the case for most of them. 4

Ranking each Franchise by their drafting ability1:23 pm Wed Jan 8 EDT

I love how we sit eighth, with two of our top three being Bucks legends Dirk Nowitzki and Julius Erving. 3

Luka Doncic currently has more all star votes than Kevin Durant Anthony Davis Paul George Nikola Jokic Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler 2:24 pm Thu Jan 9 EDT

> media We’ll see. 13

Donovan Mitchell tonight 26pts on 8 24 shooting 1 assist 7 turnovers - of -1610:20 pm Mon Jan 13 EDT

He was shitting on us in the first half, but he totally lost it in the 4th. Feel like he’d be an amazing second option or maybe 1a/1b, but he absolutely can not carry an offence by himself, he tries to do too much and he ends up making bad decisions and 7

Denver is 1 against Miami tomorrow8:44 am Tue Jan 14 EDT

No, it’s simple. Miami’s home advantage is typically pretty significant, as is the advantage of having your opponent play a back to back. You see what happened to the Bucks the other day? Played in Boston, didn’t land in Miami til like 4am, put on 5

Could Bostons Bench Beat Clevelands Starting 5 11:46 am Tue Jan 14 EDT

Gimme that Nuggets bench. Morris/Beasley/Craig/Lyles/Plumlee. Boston’s, maybe. Depends how good Hayward wants to be on the night probably. 1

Could Bostons Bench Beat Clevelands Starting 5 11:46 am Tue Jan 14 EDT

I know, but I’m talking about what puts them over the top against the Cavs. Hayward *should* be the best player in that lineup, so I think his performance is most important. They could win even with a subpar Hayward performance, but I wouldn’t bet on 1

Kevin Durant is the best player in the league Heres why11:17 pm Tue Jan 14 EDT

Children who have just learned what trolling *is*, but they’re not smart or experienced enough to understand how to actually do it. 5

Should NBA be de-militarized 2:46 pm Wed Jan 15 EDT

It’s super weird to watch as a foreigner, but I can’t imagine the players care all that much and it’s not really a big deal. 3

Clint Capela scored 18 points on 4 16 shooting but scoring 7 out of 8 free throws in Rockets loss to the Bucks10:40 pm Wed Jan 15 EDT

Brook is a good interior defender, he’s just worthless when he gets dragged out of the paint. Capela sure as hell isnt dragging him out. 1

MAVS - 41 FTA vs SUNS 17 FTA10:57 pm Wed Jan 15 EDT

This is every Suns game. A lot of times they just get a shit whistle but they commit a huge number of fouls and don’t have anyone who gets to the line a lot. 16

Clip request Doncic gets foul call on layup while going untouched9:47 pm Fri Jan 17 EDT

DeRozan can get to the line but he doesn’t really get calls like that. 1

PSA Giannis just started the game 4 5 1 layup and 3 jumpers 3:55 pm Sun Jan 19 EDT

He does actually shoot long twos fairly well (about league average, though on fairly low volume), his jumper isn’t totally fucked. 1

Why do Raptors fans think that Siakim is an all star when 15 6 3 isn t all star numbers 4:54 pm Sun Jan 19 EDT

I do agree that raw stats aren’t everything (until 10ish games ago when he started slumping I thought Bledsoe should have been looked at for an All Star spot and he was putting up like 15/6), and I don’t have a strong opinion on Siakam’s All Star ch 2

Who is the Nick Foles of the NBA 5:47 pm Sun Jan 19 EDT

Serge Ibaka 1

Why was Green called a flagrant 9:37 pm Sun Jan 19 EDT

He cocked his arm back as soon as he heard the whistle for the initial foul, it was very obviously intentional. The question is whether or not a flagrant should be called for hacking the shit out of someone’s arm on a continuation. 0

Why is Jokic not 1 in MVP contention 1:06 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

No comment on Giannis? 2

Should the Celtics blow it up and rebuild 5:59 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

Sounds like the realest Philly fan of them all tbh. 1

Where does missing 27 straight 3-pointers rank among all time chokes 7:37 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

Each game isn’t 50/50 though. 3

James Harden at Half-Time 36 4 1 2 on 11-21 from the field 3-7 from three and 11 11 from the line 9:12 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

Already too late, these haters don’t fuck around. 2

James Harden has 36 points at halftime vs Grizzlies9:11 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

And every other night this season, but especially tonight. 17

James Harden has 36 points at halftime vs Grizzlies9:11 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

They’re also half-assing the on ball portion. Bledsoe and Brogdon were literally standing next to him, weren’t even trying to guard him from the front. Hill didn’t do that and Harden kicked the shit out of him. Grizzlies defenders are still basicall 3

James Harden has 36 points at halftime vs Grizzlies9:11 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

The state of your team right now, letting him kick to shooters whenever he wants sounds like a great idea. Any time the ball isn’t in his hands is a win. 5

James Harden has 36 points at halftime vs Grizzlies9:11 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

I agree, this shitty Grizzlies defence that can’t defend him without fouling is unwatchable. 10

Aquaman vs Boogie vs Greek Freak triple threat match no hold barred9:50 am Tue Jan 21 EDT

Giannis isn’t a top 3 strongest guy in the league, he’s just stupid fast and athletic to go with his strength. Give me Nene or something. Regardless of who you put with him though, Adams is clearly winning unless James Johnson is in there. 6

Aquaman vs Boogie vs Greek Freak triple threat match no hold barred9:50 am Tue Jan 21 EDT

Yeah, because he can dunk on everybody. Which he can do because he’s also long as fuck and a super athlete to go with his strength, it’s not just brute force. 2

Who is the next big thing coming out of Europe 11:20 am Tue Jan 21 EDT

He was a little bit touted, people saw the potential. 2

Raptor fans please help me understand how Siakam is better than Tatum 3:34 pm Tue Jan 21 EDT

Can’t imagine why. 2

Malcolm Brogdon just missed a FT9:45 pm Tue Jan 21 EDT

Two games in a row, this is the worst week of my life. 2

Why are we ok with KD and AD joining LeBron in LA but were not ok with KD being in Golden State 9:46 pm Tue Jan 21 EDT

The Warriors won 73 games before KD. The Lakers will win what, 50 max? 2

Favors for Brogdon trade ideas3:52 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

We wouldn’t want him at all, hard to play effective 5 out with a guy who can’t shoot or handle the ball. 1

James Harden Against the Nets9:00 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

This post is dumb but he did just put up 57 with those same lawn ornaments, I don’t think that’s the reason. 0

James Harden very realistically could ve had 3 of the 4 MVPS in the past 4 seasons11:47 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

If team standing doesn’t matter, he shouldn’t have won over Westbrook. If it does, he shouldn’t have won over Curry and he shouldn’t be the front runner this year. He doesn’t win 3/4 unless you bend the criteria to suit him every year. 30

James Harden very realistically could ve had 3 of the 4 MVPS in the past 4 seasons11:47 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

Yes, he should have won one of those. But he absolutely should not have three. 3

James Harden very realistically could ve had 3 of the 4 MVPS in the past 4 seasons11:47 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

I don’t know how the conversation equates the two teams so often. “Giannis has more help, Harden has scrubs!” Totally fair, but so many people say it and then just kind of ignore that the Bucks are an absolute shitload better than the Rockets and Ha 1

Why is Ernes Kanter on CNN right now during the Knicks game 3:56 pm Thu Jan 23 EDT

> arrested By who? Certainly not British police. 1

Are the Lakers the closest threat to the warriors 12:20 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

“This place”, do you think OP represents the consensus? 1

Realistically what could Thunder get for Westbrook Roberson and Diallo 12:41 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

Westbrook’s contract on his level of play right now, Roberson who’s been out for a year and keeps getting pushed back, and a decent rookie? Maybe they could unload all that to a tanking team if they attach a first and second. 1

This time next year Luka Doncic will be 12:12 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

Lonzo Ball disagrees. -1

This time next year Luka Doncic will be 12:12 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

Substantially more hyped, too. Overhype is overhype man. -3

This time next year Luka Doncic will be 12:12 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

Right, but he has mad haters because his level of play didn’t match the hype. Luka’s been fantastic but he’s possibly the single most talked about player in the league right now and he’s third in All Star voting. The level of play doesn’t match -1

Westbrook tonight 7-30 FG 23 12:21 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

RIP Muscle Stretchbrook 3

Westbrook tonight 7-30 FG 23 12:21 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

Chris Webber talking about “this is what separates the greats from the rest, the greats never stop shooting” Sometimes the greats need to accept being one of the rest for a night. 5

The r NBA starter pack3:25 pm Fri Jan 24 EDT

I don’t know if I’d term it ‘rampant homophobia’ but there are a *lot* of jokes where the entire punchline is “look at me, being gay and shit”. And the reaction to the whole Dwight Howard thing was embarrassing. There’s definitely a lot of i 3

LeBron James PR did an amazing job with this groin injury 10:02 pm Fri Jan 24 EDT

Nah, he has nothing on LeBron, that’s why he writes straight up hit pieces from time to time. 11

Why is Draymond allowed to continue playing in Warriors-Clippers after two Ts 11:56 pm Fri Jan 24 EDT

Read a rule book, might ease your mind. 10

Luka Doncic is 1 Rebound and 1 Assist from a triple double with 10 minutes left3:58 pm Mon Jan 27 EDT

Plus the fastest. What is wrong with us. 1

does anybody really watch other teams 4:32 pm Mon Jan 27 EDT

I watch the Raptors because they’re our main competition, and the Kings because they’re awesome fun and Buddy is my favourite non-Bucks player, plus whatever else may happen to be on when we’re not playing. Usually just the random marquee matchups b 1

Who is the worst player in the nba 10:33 pm Mon Jan 27 EDT

They traded Ryan Anderson away, Chriss was just what they had to take back. 5

When did Paul George become a better player than peak Melo for you 1:51 am Wed Jan 29 EDT

Stop sorting by new. You go to the front page, some bullshit slips through sometimes but the quality is better than ever. 2

All 5 Antetokounmpo brothers vs 2 NBA players and good 3 college players in a game of 21 Who wins 7:48 pm Wed Jan 29 EDT

Depends who the NBA players are. If it’s like the Duke Big 3 + Kyrie and Horford or something they’d slap the shit out of the Antetokounbros. Francis doesn’t even play basketball, Kostas would probably still be a college player if his brother wasn 2

KD Lebron Steph On Off Stats Shocking 8:58 am Fri Jan 31 EDT

That’s not how on/off works. Harden is only at like +3, you think his team would only be three points worse off per 100 possessions if he wasn’t playing? Golden State has a bullshit bad bench but they play a lot of garbage time. They blow people out 3

KD Lebron Steph On Off Stats Shocking 8:58 am Fri Jan 31 EDT

NBA.com has the Rockets 5 points better with him (+3.4 on, -1.6 off). So I was still wrong, although that must have gone up a ton in the last week or so because last time I checked the team was pretty close to 0 with him off. 1

How is Hardens name even touching Kobe s Jordan s and Lebron s 11:27 am Fri Jan 31 EDT

We did take away his left. Did a good job, too. Won the game without too much drama. He still put up 42/6 on 43/38/91 though. 2

How is Hardens name even touching Kobe s Jordan s and Lebron s 11:27 am Fri Jan 31 EDT

That’s why I didn’t use the term “comfortably”. It was close but you were fighting from behind in the 4th and never quite caught up, it wasn’t a nail biter or anything. 1

Is James Dolan douche enough to extradite Kanter 10:19 pm Sun Feb 2 EDT

You understand employers aren’t responsible for extradition, yes? 1

Pascal Siakam or Kyle Kuzma who would you rather have 12:19 pm Tue Feb 4 EDT

What a horrible take, you should be ashamed. Alliteration is king and a three syllable last name is the worst. It’s not comically absurd, like Antetokounmpo, but it’s still too long to be catchy and smooth like Kuzma. 9

Pascal Siakam or Kyle Kuzma who would you rather have 12:19 pm Tue Feb 4 EDT

Not always, but in the case of Allan Antetokounmpo that’s because there’s no first name you can put with Antetokounmpo that makes it roll off the tongue, which is the appeal of alliteration.. “Kyle Kuzma” is just too much fun to say, and a big par 2

Stop hating on Harden you bum subreddit7:59 am Wed Feb 5 EDT

Pastas aren’t good when you make them on purpose. 1

Domantas Sabonis is quietly having a great season8:38 pm Wed Feb 5 EDT

He might be the most talked about bench player on this sub other than Derrick Rose. Everybody knows how good he’s been, he’s not under the radar at all. 8

High Risk High Reward If Milwaukee trades for AD9:47 am Thu Feb 6 EDT

It’d be a terrible trade for both teams. Brogdon and a couple of late firsts are the only things the Pelicans would care about and that’s not a lot of value. Meanwhile the Bucks gut their team and basically run Giannis/AD + bench players and trash, wh 1

How many times are we going to get fooled by the Raptors9:29 pm Thu Feb 6 EDT

They do it pretty regularly though, their shooting is horribly inconsistent. Shot 20% in the first game against us, 45% in the second. 4

So Mavs got Porzingis and Doncic for Trae DSJ and some late first rounders 10:12 pm Thu Feb 6 EDT

They’re going to give the Hawks a lottery pick. 1

Serious A genie appears and says you are the seventh person he has spoken to You can choose any NBA player in history and will receive all his athleticism and skill provided nobody before you chose him If someone chose that person the genie leaves a11:18 am Mon Feb 10 EDT

You better hope one of the other six people wasn’t from Dallas because you know every single person in that city has the exact same answer. 4

Serious A genie appears and says you are the seventh person he has spoken to You can choose any NBA player in history and will receive all his athleticism and skill provided nobody before you chose him If someone chose that person the genie leaves a11:18 am Mon Feb 10 EDT

I’m only 5’10 so I’m not trying to choose any tall guys. I’m probably still gonna be pretty bad with like LeBron skill/athleticism or something. Give me something I know I can work with, Nate Robinson. I don’t need to be the GOAT, I’d be more 1

Giannis is the MVP9:37 pm Mon Feb 10 EDT

Half injured team that’s won 20 of their last 28 games and still has one of the best rim protectors in the league playing centre. 1

With so many all star free agents this year the Pelicans might not even have strong suitors for AD1:34 am Tue Feb 11 EDT

Yeah, and if you have to gut your entire roster for the next next five years to get him, is he worth it? 2

Wojnarowski The Milwaukee Bucks are one of the teams on Davis new extended list league sources tell ESPN Milwaukee hasnt inquired about a Davis trade sources say and its roster composition does make the pathway to a trade extremely difficult 1:56 am Wed Feb 12 EDT

Thon Maker and a couple of 2nds probably. Somehow I don’t see it happening. 0

I m a Boston Celtics fan of 25 years and I have to say I am embarrassed by how most of you act There is 0 criticism of this team were mediocre year in and year out but if you criticize players you are shunned If our players aren t the problem th10:07 am Wed Feb 12 EDT

Silver in less time than it actually takes to read this. Goddamn. 43

Is GiannisCenter more annoying than LebronCenter was 10:38 pm Wed Feb 12 EDT

It was. People are dumb. 2

Why cant LeBron attract any stars Is it his ego 2:27 pm Mon Feb 17 EDT

[This](https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/9eq97h/comment/e5qt9dh?st=JS0QQNXC&sh=2efc07d6) is probably my favourite comment on here dispelling a popular narrative for exactly that reason. “Oh, LeBron gets credit for wins but his teammates get blam 1

Kawhi or Giannis whos the better player 10:39 pm Mon Feb 24 EDT

People still don’t understand that basketball is a team game, and it’s hard to win a playoff series when you don’t have a real coach and your entire team except one guy shoots 30% from three for the series. 2

Kawhi or Giannis whos the better player 10:39 pm Mon Feb 24 EDT

Every time this question gets asked (for any player, not just Giannis) there’s always a bunch of people talking about “Kawhi won a Finals MVP you fucking nephew”. It’s a stupid take. If Kawhi was as good now as he was when he won Finals MVP, OP w 5

Kawhi or Giannis whos the better player 10:39 pm Mon Feb 24 EDT

Passing? 1

Kawhi or Giannis whos the better player 10:39 pm Mon Feb 24 EDT

So Kawhi had one half of basketball, in which he had three assists, and that’s supposed to make him a comparable playmaker? Or are you talking that whole playoffs, where he averaged less than 5 assists a game, with a high of 8? Perhaps the entire regul 1

Crowd source request Name every player thats ever requested a trade9:23 am Tue Feb 25 EDT

Still can’t believe we turned a Thon Maker trade request and a few random seconds we had lying out the back into Nikola Mirotic. Jon Horst is a god. 1

Although I dont think Jokic should be in the top 2 for MVP voting why does Harden get the excuse of injuries on his team for his MVP case and Jokic doesnt 10:52 am Wed Feb 26 EDT

The Rockets are like six players deep to begin with though. The guys filling in for the Nuggets aren’t exactly superstars but they are very good backups. The Rockets are filling out their roster with guys they pulled from the parking lot. 3

Zion Williamson is going to be a bust5:17 am Thu Feb 27 EDT

There’s a lot of low effort shit in this sub but you have to be smoking crack to think it’s on r/gaming’s level. The whole place is just a giant karma farm. 4

How will brexit impact the value of the Euro Step in the NBA 5:43 am Thu Feb 27 EDT

OG Anunoby. 2

Why does Giannis get all the calls10:34 pm Thu Feb 27 EDT

Or the play at the end where the ball went out off Horford’s knee with Giannis dribbling and they called it a jump ball? 2

The All -Son team2:18 pm Fri Feb 28 EDT

Jerami and Jerian Grant to start for sure. 2

Biggest draft mistakes 7:58 am Sun Mar 1 EDT

Yeah, if anybody took Giannis or Gobert top 5 I’d have to assume they were a straight up time traveller. 1

What is your all time top-5 8:41 am Sun Mar 1 EDT

I know it’s bait, but Wilt only won two titles to LeBron’s three. And if winning is that important to your ranking, where the fuck is Bill Russell? 9

KD Curry provides spacing Lebron Giannis requires spacing 8:35 am Mon Mar 2 EDT

Yeah, last year is a great example. The Bucks were one of the worst shooting teams in the league and John Henson couldn’t get the fuck out of his way. Giannis really struggled, only put up 27/10/5 on 60% TS, like a fucking scrub. 13

KD Curry provides spacing Lebron Giannis requires spacing 8:35 am Mon Mar 2 EDT

TIL 25.7 is typically rounded down instead of up and 62% TS is actually 57%. 11

The Lakers are now 25-22 with Healthy Lonzo9:25 am Tue Mar 3 EDT

Somehow I don’t think you’d be in the running for Zion if LeBron had stayed. 3

Why people think Curry is better than Kd 12:13 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

No it shouldn’t. There’s no one stat you can point to and say **that’s** the one that matters. People place value in different qualities, because there are different ways to be great at basketball. Shooting, playmaking, defence, interior scoring, re 2

Seriously If Lebron is No Longer the Best Player Why Cant It Be Curry 12:34 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

You’re right, he was shit last year. 1

Seriously If Lebron is No Longer the Best Player Why Cant It Be Curry 12:34 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

27/10/5 on 60% TS with far better defence than Curry, KD or LeBron is “nowhere near” them? Interesting. You’re a Celtics fan. You surely watched that series last year. If not, go and see how every player on the Bucks not named Giannis Antetokounmpo 3

Seriously If Lebron is No Longer the Best Player Why Cant It Be Curry 12:34 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

Giannis has been really good in the two series he’s played in the last two years though, nobody wins playoff series by themselves. Even LeBron came pretty damn close to losing to the Pacers first round last year, because his team was shit. 3

All-time terrible take from u ClydeMan19921:37 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

Bro you gotta link the actual comment. And I don’t think tagging someone works if you do it in the body of a post, you gotta do it in the comments. 3

Ok so its official for me there is a new best player in the world and his name is Giannis antetokounmpo Lebrons aging to the point where hes a non factor on defense so hes my number 2 guy now but Giannis is the best two guy in the NBA in my opinion 2:51 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

When have defences ever exposed his 10 foot shooting range? 0

What s the worst post comment you ve seen on this sub 5:03 pm Tue Mar 3 EDT

“PJ Tucker has been better than Khris Middleton this year.” Bonus points because every time I mention that take in one of these types of threads he comes back to argue it again. 1

r nba users based on country how does it look 8:19 am Wed Mar 4 EDT

I just assume every OKC flair is from New Zealand until they say otherwise tbh. 1

Could the Seattle Storm beat an above average men s Class A high school basketball team in a normal game 9:38 pm Wed Mar 4 EDT

[Here’s the Australian women’s soccer team getting absolutely slapped by the Australian soccer equivalent of a middle school AAU team.](https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-3609949/amp/Matildas-lose-7-0-Newcastle-Jet 4

Could the Seattle Storm beat an above average men s Class A high school basketball team in a normal game 9:38 pm Wed Mar 4 EDT

Sponsored Div 1 AAU teams is what I was talking about. The ones actual college prospects play on. The ones people actually pay some attention to. Nobody just walks onto those teams. 1

Should the Mavs GM be fired Missed their chance at Trae Young and gave away another lottery pick 10:00 pm Wed Mar 4 EDT

ITT: The reason that stupid shitty /s that ruins jokes is necessary. 10

Marvin Bagley just had a very nasty fall11:50 pm Wed Mar 4 EDT

Not unbiased but the screen was fine, Bagley just didn’t see it coming because nobody called it out. Similar to Adams on Beverly in the playoffs a couple years ago, but with a worse result. Hoping Bagley‘s fine, he’s been awesome today, but there w 1

Post Game Thread The Milwaukee Bucks 47-14 defeat the Sacramento Kings 31-30 141-137 in OT12:41 am Thu Mar 5 EDT

Not in the clutch. Just like *the entire fucking Kings team*. 1

Post Game Thread The Milwaukee Bucks 47-14 defeat the Sacramento Kings 31-30 141-137 in OT12:41 am Thu Mar 5 EDT

HOW ARE THE KINGS ALWAYS SO GODDAMN CLUTCH. This game was amazing, and I never want to see us play that fucking team again. 1

Mathematically is it inevitable that there will eventually be a 7 foot Westbrook 3:35 am Fri Mar 6 EDT

That’s basically Giannis. Lateral speed isn’t really there but in every other aspect of athleticism he’s up there with the very most athletic guards. 1

Bucks lose first back to back games this season and first time to the same team twice to the suns12:30 am Tue Mar 10 EDT

Shoutout to the guy in the daily thread who told me there would be no hot takes if we lost to the Suns tonight. 2

Is this the closest 3 way MVP race weve had in a while 2:30 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

Hipster picks. “ESPN keeps talking about Harden and Giannis? Fuck them, they don’t know anything, MVPG!” 9

Is this the closest 3 way MVP race weve had in a while 2:30 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

You think Giannis, who has played 33 MPG all season, will have his numbers lowered while Harden, leading the league in minutes per game with record-breaking usage because his team has been decimated by injuries until very recently, will continue the same 2

Is this the closest 3 way MVP race weve had in a while 2:30 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

What does that have to do with what I said? Giannis’ load has been steady all year, and hasn’t even been that big to begin with. Harden, meanwhile, has carried a heavily injured team well beyond what even he has ever had to do before. Why would Giann 1

Would you rather build a team around a prime Steph Curry or Dwayne Wade 2:36 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

Steph Curry by a mile in any era, assuming his coach doesn’t bench him for taking mad threes. I know Wade’s on his retirement tour and everybody’s got their rose tinted glasses on but this is not a contest, Steph had pretty comfortably the highest 7

Would you rather build a team around a prime Steph Curry or Dwayne Wade 2:36 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

Fuck yes, imagine getting a guy who hits them from 25 feet at a comparable rate to most other players at the time overall, while being able to completely avoid Kareem and Wilt and Russell and all of them? Imagine Curry on, say, the 60s Lakers. You’ve g 2

Is this the closest 3 way MVP race weve had in a while 2:30 pm Wed Mar 11 EDT

It’s not about him being worn down, it’s about him not having to do as much with CP3/Gordon back. His numbers should go down because there’s no reason for him to be doing that much. And you should watch more Bucks games to get an idea of our offenc 1

Is Jeanie Buss the one that needs to step in and manage LeBron s load 10:21 pm Thu Mar 12 EDT

“Do you get it guys? I’m talking about the sex! Laugh!” 2

Barkley paraphrasing The Bucks might be in trouble in the playoffs when the game slows down and they have to execute in the half court Bucks have the 2nd most efficient half court offense in the league per Cleaning the Glass10:30 pm Thu Mar 12 EDT

It’s Charles Barkley. If you’re watching him for quality basketball analysis you’re kind of missing the point of having him on the show. 4

Why does LeBron get so much praise for beating the kd-less warriors 10:40 pm Thu Mar 12 EDT

This place spent years being r/LeBron. Haters really have years of pent up salt ready to let loose right now. 1

Khris Middleton is the most overrated player in the game10:59 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

Hey remember when he scored 25 PPG on like 70% TS against the best defence in the league last year in the playoffs? I do. 8

Khris Middleton is the most overrated player in the game10:59 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

24.7 PPG on 71.9% TS to be exact. 60/61/74 splits. 2

Khris Middleton is the most overrated player in the game10:59 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

Damn, when did Bismack Biyombo score like that? 0

Khris Middleton is the most overrated player in the game10:59 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

Did you want him to score 50 a game instead? 7

Khris Middleton is the most overrated player in the game10:59 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

You ever heard the way we speak about Jason Kidd? Making the playoffs at all was a minor miracle (shoutout the Eastern conference). 2

When are people going to accept Milwaukee is the new best team in the league11:02 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

https://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/awk750/when_did_milwauke_fans_become_so_ignorant/ One week ago, OP. Even deleted threads show up in your post history, at least use a burner to try to make us look bad. 5

Im under the assumption that Andrew Wiggins has not lived up to expectations because he is still shook from being traded right after being drafted number one because LeBron didnt want to wait on his development 11:04 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

When you’re talking about net negative players, the one who barely played is the one I’d rather have. 0

Im under the assumption that Andrew Wiggins has not lived up to expectations because he is still shook from being traded right after being drafted number one because LeBron didnt want to wait on his development 11:04 pm Sat Mar 14 EDT

Because he was shit. Wiggins is less shit, but he plays a lot more so he hurts his team a lot more than Bennett ever did. 2

Do people actually believe that great players from the past are better than todays players 9:20 am Sun Mar 15 EDT

By the same token, you can’t just scale up. Like “Oh, X player from the 80s was a great shooter for their era, quadruple their volume and they’d totally still be good now!” Would Larry Bird have become a great shooter in the modern era? Probably. 1

Do people actually believe that great players from the past are better than todays players 9:20 am Sun Mar 15 EDT

I was thinking about this the other day, reading through some thread about whether there were any future top 10 all-time players currently in the league. By far the most popular opinion was “no”, you’d get a few comments about maybe if KD lead a new 2

If the Bucks beat the Warriors in the finals and Giannis retires right after where would he rank all time 8:10 pm Sun Mar 15 EDT

Beating the Warriors as their best player is a *significantly* better achievement than getting swept by Hakeem’s Rockets as the second best player. 1

Is Giannis really a top 5 player 8:49 pm Sun Mar 15 EDT

Shoutout DeathStarLineup, his Giannis takes are truly outstanding. 3

Is Giannis really a top 5 player 8:49 pm Sun Mar 15 EDT

Nah, we know who this is. Should have used an alt if he wanted to bait us. 2

Would you rather have Devin Booker Deandre Ayton or Luka Doncic or Jayson Tatum or Lonzo Ball Brandon Ingram 3:19 am Mon Mar 16 EDT

Empty wins. 3

Raps are terrible when Kawhi Lowry both play 7:48 pm Mon Mar 16 EDT

No shame in losing to the Suns :( 1

Meta Why does this sub call every city except LA shitty 11:20 pm Mon Mar 16 EDT

That’s just all the flooding. 1

Meta Why does this sub call every city except LA shitty 11:20 pm Mon Mar 16 EDT

Chicago? 8

If Rockets win the chip do the 28 non-GSW teams apologize for years of bellyaching 11:01 pm Mon Mar 16 EDT

If literally anybody except GSW wins it I will rub it in this sub’s face forever. So tired of stupid “Warriors guaranteed a title” takes. 4

If Rockets win the chip do the 28 non-GSW teams apologize for years of bellyaching 11:01 pm Mon Mar 16 EDT

GSW straight up just lost to the Suns and have been absolutely buttfucked multiple times at Oracle this year, and you’re worried about Houston’s consistency? 1

Is Embiid overrated 12:19 am Tue Mar 17 EDT

“Nephew” is the single most painful thing about online discussions honestly. If you’re going to derail a topic to dismiss someone out of hand at least be less annoying and unoriginal about it. 3

Greatest NBA redditor of all time 3:55 pm Thu Mar 19 EDT

YungSnuggie had the highest peak, Splash2ndCousin has the longevity. 8

The playoffs are in a month5:38 pm Thu Mar 19 EDT

With the Clippers bringing a title back to LA, of course! 2

Giannis Antetokounmpo tonight 50 16 7 on 14-25 shooting and 3-8 from 3 - of 12 in 36 minutes 6:05 pm Sun Mar 22 EDT

This is 100% that guy’s fault. I appreciate him. 2

Post-Game Thread The Philadelphia 76ers 45-25 defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 52-18 130-125 behind 40 15 6 from Embiid and despite 52 16 7 from Giannis6:14 pm Sun Mar 22 EDT

If you don’t like big men with mediocre shooting chucking threes all game, you’re really going to hate watching us play defence once the playoffs start. 2

If the Bucks and Rockets merged they d become the Buckets2:40 am Mon Mar 23 EDT

50 points a game, entirely on FTs. 1

Would this starting five beat the Warriors 4:50 pm Mon Mar 23 EDT

You don’t beat the Warriors with a starting five, you beat them with a coach, a game plan and a bench. 3

Would this starting five beat the Warriors 4:50 pm Mon Mar 23 EDT

Probably got as much chance of beating the Warriors with that Knicks team as Fizdale tbh. 2

How many Western Conference playoff teams would Westbrook start for 10:42 pm Mon Mar 23 EDT

Houston? 2

Duncan Nowitzki or KG 7:35 pm Tue Mar 24 EDT

Timmy/Dirk/KG, in that order, for fit reasons. Giannis already does basically the same shit KG did, and while I wouldn’t say no two of them I’d rather take the guys who bring something we don’t already have. 7

Looking Ahead 20 Years Will Giannis be remembered more as a SF or PF 8:35 pm Fri Mar 27 EDT

Right, so if two of our top 10 lineups have him at SF he’s clearly not playing PF or C 100% of the time, which would make those number inaccurate. 1

Who would win a 1v1 Giannis vs Harden 2:06 am Sat Mar 28 EDT

Giannis by far. Even if Harden makes him miss he’s still never getting a rebound. 8

Has James Harden surpassed Dwayne Wade yet 2:22 am Sat Mar 28 EDT

I don’t think I’ve ever seen anybody on here claim otherwise... 1

Tony Snell just sprained his ankle stepping on Osmans foot on a fast break Walks to the bench on his own power5:58 pm Sun Mar 29 EDT

Shit’s like a monkey paw. “Giannis, Middleton and Bledsoe can totally stay healthy all year. Wings in the playoffs though? Lol get rekt” 1

Hypothetical If the Rockets go for 6-8 wins out of their last 8 games pull on the 1 seed in the West who wins MVP Harden or Giannis 10:25 am Mon Mar 30 EDT

How about first in the league? 1

Hypothetical If the Rockets go for 6-8 wins out of their last 8 games pull on the 1 seed in the West who wins MVP Harden or Giannis 10:25 am Mon Mar 30 EDT

Harden easily. Giannis would get like one first place vote from some homer/Harden hater and that would be about it. Really don’t see it happening though, I find it very hard to see the Nuggets and Warriors both losing that much at the same time, never 1

Why will Giannis win MVP Because Harden flops too much10:56 pm Tue Mar 31 EDT

Harden: Wins MVP by a mile Harden fans, less than a year later: THE MEDIA HATES HIM TOO MUCH, HE’LL NEVER GET A FAIR SHOT!!!1! 1

If the Bucks and Warriors meet in the NBA Finals Mark Jackson and Jason Kidd should call the game7:56 am Thu Apr 2 EDT

If that happened I kinda feel like I wouldn’t be mad at all but I’d also be unspeakably angry at the same time. 3

Bucks should rest Giannis for the rest of the season 10:06 pm Thu Apr 2 EDT

There’s like two weeks left, he’s not going to rest that entire time. He’ll get 2-3 games off but that’s it. 1

Khris Middleton tonight 39pts 16 24 FGA 67 2 3 3P 57 8 REB 5 AST 1 STL10:28 pm Thu Apr 2 EDT

How’d everybody else do from three? 1

Phoenixs 2nd pick 2019 2020 first round protected 1-7 TJ Warren salary fill for Jrue Holiday Who says no 11:13 am Sat Apr 4 EDT

If the Pelicans said no to this the NBA should just dissolve the entire franchise. 1

OC Why James Harden is actually a better rebounder than Giannis Antetokounmpo2:22 pm Sat Apr 4 EDT

God no, my guy is actually involved in this one and I still see way less petty bickering about bullshit than I did that year. 1

Worst game in NBA history Hawks vs Bucks2:35 pm Sun Apr 5 EDT

That’s value for money. 1

Would you rather be hated like OKCs old Big 3 or universally loved like Giannis Curry Dirk Doncic etc 4:01 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

That wasn’t always the case either, he got mad shit until at least 2011. 6

Would you rather be hated like OKCs old Big 3 or universally loved like Giannis Curry Dirk Doncic etc 4:01 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

So are LeBron and Kobe but it’s not like they’re short of haters. 7

Serious I can t understand how Giannis can be the MVP this year4:35 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

Yes, that is how our defence works. Playing the best help and transition defender in the league as a free safety gives us the best defence in the league. I’m not really sure what your argument is here. 5

Serious I can t understand how Giannis can be the MVP this year4:35 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

Speaking of minutes played, Rockets starters have played more minutes than the Bucks starters. Fun fact for you. 2

Serious I can t understand how Giannis can be the MVP this year4:35 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

It’s a regular season award. The team with the best record at the end of the regular season is the best team, for MVP purposes. 1

Serious I can t understand how Giannis can be the MVP this year4:35 pm Fri Apr 10 EDT

Because you felt the need to correct somebody else saying “best team”, despite the fact that we very clearly have been the best team this year. 1

How big of the gap do you think there is between steph curry and James harden What can harden do to close the gap 1:08 pm Mon Apr 13 EDT

At this stage I don’t think there’s a significant gap at all between the top 5 players (LeBron/KD/Curry/Harden/Giannis), certainly it’s close enough that I think you could list them in just about any order and it wouldn’t be anything too outrageou 1

You can make a legitimate argument that if were including high-school college and pro basketball accomplishments Kareem is not only the GOAT but hes also the GOAT by a mile Actually you can make the argument that Jordan debate is a lot closer than a l3:46 pm Tue Apr 14 EDT

The argument against him is pretty simple though, mainly that a) his prime was spent in a bullshit weak era where a lot of his primary competition was playing in another league, and b) he spent his post-prime years playing with another arguable top 5 all 1

I had just got out of prison recently It surprised me that Kenny Thomas is still playing in the NBA as a bench player of Boston Celtics 1:26 am Wed Apr 15 EDT

Hey man, some people have the plug in prison. 1

We should rate players based on SKILLS not STATS 4:26 pm Wed Apr 15 EDT

Whole lot of crap shooters in those top three tiers bud, sounds like you’re just getting swayed by STATS not SKILLS. 4

James Harden has the ball in his hands more on average than Giannis and Kevin Durant combined6:09 pm Wed Apr 15 EDT

That just means he has the ball more *per touch*. If Giannis and KD combined are still getting more touches (which I’m willing to bet they are) your title isn’t true. 5

James Harden has the ball in his hands more on average than Giannis and Kevin Durant combined6:09 pm Wed Apr 15 EDT

Ah ok, that makes a bit more sense. 1

Should Kawhi Lillard Kd Jokic be ahead of Harden in the Mvp race 3:10 pm Fri Apr 17 EDT

We’d be significantly worse. We lose significant interior scoring, rebounding, drive and kick plays and defence and replace it with scoring and spacing we don’t really need. 3

As the Suns didn t make the playoffs u 505suns must delete his account2:51 pm Sat Apr 18 EDT

Fuck, I was gonna take this as a chance to tell u/Lorax1515 to change his flair because he bet the 76ers would finish ahead of the Bucks this year, but he’s done it already. Well done sir. -1

Jimmy Butler has 32 pts in 76ers game vs nets didnt even play vs the Bucks but voters use that game to give Giannis MVP over Harden4:46 pm Sat Apr 18 EDT

I’m 99% sure he’s not a Rockets fan. Account is a year old, had a handful of comments in r/2007scape when it was created then nothing until he started spamming pro-Harden posts a couple days ago. 1

The most dominant player in the game just went 5-15 from the field5:23 pm Sat Apr 18 EDT

So do they. 10

Is there any eastern team the Celtics defense cant lock down 3:34 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

Smart actually does a really good job when he’s switched on to Giannis though. And Bledsoe’s the best driving guard in the league, I’d much rather have Smart on him than Kyrie or Rozier (assuming Bledsoe doesn’t have PTSD from last year). 1

True or False Paul George gt Prime Paul Pierce4:59 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

He retired like two years ago. 1

Serious What is the biggest margin of defeat in a playoff series in NBA History 7:36 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

New Orleans Hornets. 7

So when are we going to admit the Giannis is the future GOAT 8:17 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

Worry about beating the Magic before you get insecure about seeing us in the ECF man. 5

Just how bad are the Heat Hornets if they couldnt make a playoff spot in the East over the Pistons 8:36 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

We’re really good, they’re missing their best player, and we are easily the worst matchup for them in the league. They have nobody to stop our Middleton/Giannis/Lopez whether they’ve got Blake or not. This is just what happens when a great team pla 1

Shoutout to the Bucks for making people think you can stop Harden by sitting on his left hand 10:28 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

It worked well the first time we did it too, Harden did most of his damage on non-Bledsoe defenders who were either half-assing it or not doing it at all. It’s just a good strategy to use, as long as you have a Bledsoe, a Giannis and a Lopez. Most team 2

Shoutout to the Bucks for making people think you can stop Harden by sitting on his left hand 10:28 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

> Harden did most of his damage on non-Bledsoe defenders who were either half-assing it or not doing it at all. Weird how you’re happy to point out how bad Gordon and Tucker were in the second game to explain Harden’s shit box score but context is 0

Harden has 17pts 4reb 7ast 1blk on 7 14 shooting with 0 FTA10:48 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

“Well yeah they took GSW to 7 last year, but muh Harden playoff choke” 1

Which eastern conference team do you think will make the finals 10:26 pm Sun Apr 19 EDT

We looked unstoppable every time we played Detroit *with* Blake. We’re just a shit matchup for them in general. 5

The whole world is down on Simmons When Giannis is actually the same 10:43 am Mon Apr 20 EDT

u/DeathStarLineup and stanning KD like he’s a quiresultan burner 10

The whole world is down on Simmons When Giannis is actually the same 10:43 am Mon Apr 20 EDT

I’m impressed you have the balls to post anything immediately after he dismantled the Pistons while having a bad shooting night even by his standard, despite saying all year he’d get smashed in the playoffs. Points for determination. 3

The whole world is down on Simmons When Giannis is actually the same 10:43 am Mon Apr 20 EDT

Same, unfortunately he just dominated too hard to play that many minutes. 24/17 in 23 minutes is truly terrible. 3

The whole world is down on Simmons When Giannis is actually the same 10:43 am Mon Apr 20 EDT

He’s not trolling, he’s a massive KD Stan that feels threatened. He genuinely believes this. 1

If Giannis leads the Bucks to the finals similar to a LeBron 2012 playoffs will he be the best player in the league heading into next season 2:50 pm Mon Apr 20 EDT

Giannis, because he actually made the playoffs. I’d rather not rely on some guy sitting at home drinking wine to win me playoff games. We did see a drop off in LeBron. Maybe he can come back next year fully healed up and show it again but if your reput 2

Discussion The consensus seems to be that the top 4 players in the nba are Giannis Curry Harden and Durant In what order do you have these players and why 3:50 pm Mon Apr 20 EDT

That has nothing to do with whether or not LeBron’s better than those guys, but that’s good to know. 1

If Giannis leads the Bucks to the finals similar to a LeBron 2012 playoffs will he be the best player in the league heading into next season 2:50 pm Mon Apr 20 EDT

He’s also 34 years old and has played 16 seasons in the NBA. Time flies, and when your reputation for being the best is built on playoff success but you can’t even make the playoffs, you can’t call yourself the best any more. 1

Should we crowdsource Boogies max contract with gofundme page 3:43 pm Tue Apr 21 EDT

Damn, your truck’s over 2000 years old? You could sell that shit for millions tbh. 4

Iguodala has the sexiest most toned arms in the league who will take his throne when he s gone 9:51 pm Tue Apr 21 EDT

Giannis. Pulling for Zion to get ripped though, he’d be terrifying. 1

If Rockets beat the Warriors11:41 pm Tue Apr 21 EDT

Depends how well he plays, just like every time this kind of question is asked. If Curry and KD totally shit the bed while CP3 winds it back to 2008 it’s a pretty different scenario than if Harden averages 45/10 on 70% TS while Curry and Durant go off 1

Is playoff Kawhi the best player in the NBA 11:36 pm Tue Apr 21 EDT

If he does it repeatedly, yes easily. I’ll delete my account if he averages over 35 on over 70% TS for the entire playoffs though. 3

Is playoff Kawhi the best player in the NBA 11:36 pm Tue Apr 21 EDT

He only played 33 minutes tonight, he’ll be playing a lot more than that in the second and third rounds. 1

Honest Question Which statline would you rather have 9:35 am Wed Apr 22 EDT

Lowry, but somebody else being worse doesn’t make his game any better. And single game +/- is a trash stat and I wish people would stop using it. 1

I dont think Steph nor Kevin Durant have a chance at top 10 all time4:58 pm Wed Apr 22 EDT

Shit you right, guess we should shut down the entire sub. 0

Does this sub hate on Ben Simmons because hes not American 7:48 pm Wed Apr 22 EDT

Are there any other foreigners that aren’t bench warmers that *aren’t* typically well-liked? Giannis, Jokic, Bogdanovic’s, Ingles, Adams, Siakam... 1

How would your opinion of Kawhi change if he signed a max deal with Sacramento 8:38 pm Wed Apr 22 EDT

My opinion of him is that he’s a very good basketball player who’s more concerned with finding a situation he likes than winning the most games. That would not change if he signed with the Kings. 20

If points rebounds and assists are all counted as 1 point who averaged the most this season 9:45 pm Wed Apr 22 EDT

Harden, still by a pretty significant margin. Then Giannis and Embiid. No idea after that. 3

If points rebounds and assists are all counted as 1 point who averaged the most this season 9:45 pm Wed Apr 22 EDT

He’s probably 4th. Just short on points to compete with the other two, has a bunch more assists but he’s ~5 points and a couple rebounds down. 2

What FO Move would cause this sub to implode 8:57 am Thu Apr 23 EDT

Giannis, Curry, Harden or Westbrook getting traded anywhere. 1

Why do people bring up Giannis not having playoff success at age 24 when guys like LeBron and Jordan didnt have playoff success until late 20s 8:04 pm Thu Apr 23 EDT

It is stupid, but LeBron carried a team to the Finals at 22. There is no comparison in the playoff success the two have had. MJ is another story but LeBron is just about the worst possible example you could use. 1

Why do people bring up Giannis not having playoff success at age 24 when guys like LeBron and Jordan didnt have playoff success until late 20s 8:04 pm Thu Apr 23 EDT

And he was elite from day one. Still took him years to win a series though, because the rest of his team was horrible. -1

Why do people bring up Giannis not having playoff success at age 24 when guys like LeBron and Jordan didnt have playoff success until late 20s 8:04 pm Thu Apr 23 EDT

You mean by number of seasons? Yeah, Giannis didn’t have the benefit of three years in college to hone his game, he was raw as fuck. Point is MJ was elite for years before he won a series, because he had a shit team. It’s pretty simple stuff. 1

Why do people bring up Giannis not having playoff success at age 24 when guys like LeBron and Jordan didnt have playoff success until late 20s 8:04 pm Thu Apr 23 EDT

You think they were trying to build a team around him in his first three years? 1

About Drummond10:28 pm Sat Apr 25 EDT

He’d be fantastic on the Warriors as long as they never gave him post touches. 1

Giannis or Doncic to build your franchise around 3:16 pm Sun Apr 26 EDT

Or like five years. 2

It is the 90 s and this sub exists comment possible post titles7:53 pm Mon Apr 27 EDT

Oh god no, this sub would absolutely be filled with “Pop is a shit coach, his team sucked before he lucked into TD, man is carrying them hard” takes. 1

Giannis is dominating the game like Shaq physically but no real skill 10:38 pm Mon Apr 27 EDT

Some takes are so shitty you gotta work together to mock them. 4

Giannis is dominating the game like Shaq physically but no real skill 10:38 pm Mon Apr 27 EDT

Hi, welcome to NBA basketball. 6

Which team leads the league in arguing calls 4:43 am Tue Apr 28 EDT

The Rockets have James Harden and Chris Paul, get out of here with that Raptors shit. 4

The Bucks vs Celtics series will be one for the ages4:30 pm Tue Apr 28 EDT

It’s hard to believe somebody who’s watched NBA basketball in the last five years has that belief. 2

The Bucks vs Celtics series will be one for the ages4:30 pm Tue Apr 28 EDT

Sterling Brown is starting in Brogdon’s absence and Connaughton has been smashing it the last couple of months. We surely can’t compete with elite talent like Terry Rozier and Daniel Theis though. 2

The Bucks vs Celtics series will be one for the ages4:30 pm Tue Apr 28 EDT

DJ Wilson was the first person you named for us, but Theis doesn’t count for Boston because he’s barely in the rotation. Thanks for your informed take. 2

Unpopular Opinion Although he bears no fault assuming hes innocent theres no upside to retaining Luke and Sacramento should bite the bullet and terminate his contract immediately5:53 pm Tue Apr 28 EDT

That was mostly because the more that came out, the more it sounded like obvious bullshit. And the Knicks and Mavs knew about it before it was made public anyway. This situation is a bit different. 1

The Onion Dedicated Russell Westbrook Stays Late After Practice To Miss 100 Extra Shots8:41 pm Tue Apr 28 EDT

I mean he has shot 25% or worse in two of their three losses. You guys are going way better than expected but that’s clearly not the story here. 1

Russell Westbrook is the Worst Player to Average a Triple Double for Three Consecutive Seasons While Leading His Team to 9 Playoff Appearances in his Ten Seasons as a Starter in NBA History10:16 am Wed Apr 29 EDT

He was fine when he had KD making up for all his faults, it’s the last three years that have been the issue. He can’t lead a team at all. First round exits to a Blazers team missing their 2nd/3rd best player while you’ve got a top 5 MVP candidate on 7

James Harden is 0 6 from the field with 3 turnovers in the first 9 minutes of game 5 8:31 pm Wed Apr 29 EDT

Man I thought he got his horrible game out of the way early, he normally only has one total shitter a year. 1

Donovan Mitchell at the half 2 11 FG 0-4 from 3 and a team-worst and game-worst plus minus of -99:14 pm Wed Apr 29 EDT

Simmons gets clowned because people don’t like him, but those guys also aren’t first options on a team with nobody else that can consistently create a shot. 1

If James Harden beats this Warriors team and beats the Bucks in the Finals would this make him the second greatest SG ever 6:54 pm Thu Apr 30 EDT

> by far the most difficult title run in NBA history Shit man, the Warriors are good and all and I like our chances as much as anyone but a Jazz/Warriors/Blazers/Bucks playoff run is not that bad. 0

If James Harden beats this Warriors team and beats the Bucks in the Finals would this make him the second greatest SG ever 6:54 pm Thu Apr 30 EDT

Winning a title is hard every year. You have to play a lot of good teams. That’s not a particularly special run. 2

If James Harden beats this Warriors team and beats the Bucks in the Finals would this make him the second greatest SG ever 6:54 pm Thu Apr 30 EDT

Just off the top of my head, 2011 Mavs beat the 48 win Blazers, Kobe/Pau defending champion Lakers, young OKC big three, and the Heatles. You could probably find a bunch of others at that level too. Hell, Bill Russell’s Celtics won 11 titles in 13 years 2

If James Harden beats this Warriors team and beats the Bucks in the Finals would this make him the second greatest SG ever 6:54 pm Thu Apr 30 EDT

They have been, but every team’s time comes to an end. They’re clearly still an elite team and their top end talent is off the charts but a second round win against a sub-60 win team that got taken to 6 (or more) in the first round is supposed to be t 1

are r nba fans in general the more triggered side of nba fans 7:07 pm Fri May 1 EDT

It’s mostly because your ideas are dumb but you’re more likely to find people in YouTube or Instagram comments to agree with your shit takes. 30

are r nba fans in general the more triggered side of nba fans 7:07 pm Fri May 1 EDT

Getting triggered by a flair? Must be a hard life. 10

Joel Embiid features in a music video with over 50 million views8:36 pm Fri May 1 EDT

A guy whose entire career is built on two jokes, one of which being that his penis is small. 2

Get the broom 2:57 pm Sun May 3 EDT

Can’t wait til we win game 2 and Giannis is the best player in the league while Kyrie is a scrub who can’t lead a team and Brad Stevens is the most overrated coach in the league, before jumping right back into this after the next one we lose. 1

Get the broom 2:57 pm Sun May 3 EDT

You guys were so nice during our series last year, what happened? You seem like you’re feeling threatened. 1

Why would anyone believe that the Bucks is the team to beat in the East 4:05 pm Sun May 3 EDT

Generally a pretty good indication though. 1

Why would anyone believe that the Bucks is the team to beat in the East 4:05 pm Sun May 3 EDT

Well yeah, there’s no chance of the Lakers getting blown out in the second round any time soon. 1

Why would anyone believe that the Bucks is the team to beat in the East 4:05 pm Sun May 3 EDT

Lucky him. 1

Forget Marv or Reggie Mark Jackson is easily the worst NBA commentator 5:03 pm Sun May 3 EDT

Recency bias in play here but Hubie Brown makes me want to die, he gets my vote. I’ve been avoiding him for ages, I forgot just how horribly grating his voice is. And no, I don’t have to give every single player credit every single goddamn time they 0

Giannis and the Bucks Lebron and the 2008-09 Cavs8:46 pm Sun May 3 EDT

I mean, if we lose game 2 or go 3 down there are some serious questions that need answering but monster single game overreactions are what we do best here, you just gotta ignore the hot takes for a while. 2

Harden as MVP6:10 pm Mon May 4 EDT

Gonna be super hyped if us and the Rockets both lose the second round before going up to get told Giannis is the MVP while Harden has to pretend he totally thought he was gonna get it right up til it was announced. Way better than actually handing out the 1

Is Giannis legacy on the line tonight 8:25 pm Tue May 5 EDT

Yes, he’ll never make an All Star game again if he doesn’t perform in game 2 of a second round series at age 24. 2

With the Columbus Blue Jackets win tonight the Charlotte Hornets are the only Big 4 franchise who has never been within 10 wins of a championship 10:15 pm Tue May 5 EDT

Yeah, you could be 4-6 and ten wins away from a championship. 1

John Collins was drafted 19th in the 2017 NBA Draft with the 18th pick the Indiana Pacers selected TJ Leaf who plays the same position6:25 am Thu May 7 EDT

I remember people saying the pick was shit on draft night, too. The idea was he wasn’t ever going to amount to much and Lonzo made him look way better than he actually was. Of course, Collins being the next pick up has nothing to do with anything, you 3

How can you be a top 5 player if you have nearly 0 significant accolades or conference finals finals appearences 10:02 pm Thu May 7 EDT

It’s always Giannis, this dude spends all his time hating on him. His post history is an embarrassment. 3

Serious Do people still think Giannis is a better player than Kawhi Leonard 10:13 pm Thu May 7 EDT

> Rockets, but rolls without a flair because trolling is easier than actually trying not to be a moron 2

Serious Do people still think Giannis is a better player than Kawhi Leonard 10:13 pm Thu May 7 EDT

Nah, this guy’s been around for ages. The one you’re thinking of started as DeathStarLineup. DSL is a KD Stan feeling threatened, this guy is a Rockets fan who doesn’t have the balls to put a flair on. 1

Unpopular opinion Giannis is not underperforming Bud is an overrated coach 10:12 pm Thu May 7 EDT

Giannis was top 5 in the league in scoring and nobody else on the team was close to him in shot attempts, what does Paul Millsap have to do with anything? 1

Kyle Lowry game into the game today leading all playoff performers in - today he game a game worst -2810:42 pm Thu May 7 EDT

There’s a difference between best and most important. Every other Raptors PG is a fucking embarrassment, so the team goes as Lowry goes. If he plays well they’ll win almost every time, if he doesn’t they’ll lose almost every time. With Kawhi and S 1

Friendly Reminder that Kawhi Leonard is 27 and has Technically just Entered his Prime11:16 pm Thu May 7 EDT

Not necessarily, there’s a reason people are unsure of Thon Maker or Manute Bol’s ages. It’s totally bullshit in this case though, Ibaka wasn’t born in the middle of a war or in some fuck off village in the desert, he was born in a modern hospita 0

Will Toronto trade Kyle Lowry this off-season and sign a PG who isn t afraid of the heightened pressure of the playoffs and plays for more than just the paycheck 12:51 pm Fri May 8 EDT

May as well stick with Rubio in that scenario, he’ll be cheaper and Lowry won’t make a difference to their massive need for more scoring. 3

Is Tyronn Lue the most successful player ever to be stepped over 3:18 pm Fri May 8 EDT

How are we defining badass? Because the balls on Hezonja to step over a guy like Giannis must be enormous, but it was a mid season game that nobody cared about where he kinda sorta dunked on him, as opposed to game 1 of the Finals. 1

Post game salt is gonna bad if Boston lose9:58 pm Fri May 8 EDT

“Goddamn powerhouse big market franchises like the Milwaukee Bucks always screwing over the little guys!” 1

And this is without brogdon10:28 pm Fri May 8 EDT

This dude is 100% not a Bucks fan, he changes flairs/teams regularly. Pretty sure he just trolls to make other teams’ fans look bad. 2

Kyrie The only thing that comes of the page is the third quarters and 22 free throws 2:32 am Sat May 9 EDT

He’s just playing like shit to lull us into a false sense of security. 6D strip cribbage. 1

Call me a homer I dont care But the hate on Jokic is ridiculous8:22 am Sat May 9 EDT

Flair up 1

Which team has more at stake this postseason Toronto Raptors or Philadelphia 76ers 9:59 am Sun May 10 EDT

Can you really rebuild properly though? If Siakam’s form carries through to being a first option you’re not going to be able to bottom out, but at the same time you can’t really just get rid of him. There’s a very real risk of jumping on the medio 2

Am i crazy or do players who grow up playing in european leagues usually have more traditional shooting forms 8:16 pm Sun May 10 EDT

Ok, now go through the next ten best Euro players and see how many of them are athletic marvels with no shot. And of course, that’s ignoring that even with his shitty shot, coaches were playing a 6’9 teenage Giannis at PG where he learned how to read 1

Am i crazy or do players who grow up playing in european leagues usually have more traditional shooting forms 8:16 pm Sun May 10 EDT

Capela, Vuc and Jokic are not that big. They’re not Montrezl Harrell or anything but “insane size” is a hell of a reach. Capela’s the only one anything like athletic too, Jokic might be the single least athletic player in the league. Even Gobert i 0

Is this series proving that Jokic is a better player than Giannis 9:43 pm Sun May 10 EDT

He’s one dimensional if the only dimensions of basketball are shooting and dunks, yes. Although he is shooting 50% from three against the Celtics... 3

This years playoffs are by far the best playoffs in recent history9:43 pm Sun May 10 EDT

> Every single game but one was close Us and the Celtics traded 20 point blowouts in the first two games and even though game 3 was closer it still looked over midway through the 4th. And we took back home court. 23

Has their ever been a more 1 sided matchup then Marcus Morris vs Giannis 8:30 pm Mon May 11 EDT

Of course it’s a foul when Morris does it. It’s only when Giannis does it that it’s the league rigging the game for their golden boy, yeah? 3

Has their ever been a more 1 sided matchup then Marcus Morris vs Giannis 8:30 pm Mon May 11 EDT

tHe rEFs aRe RiGgiNg tHe GaME tHoUGh -1

How are Connaughton Brown Ersan getting minutes over DJ Wilson 8:44 pm Mon May 11 EDT

Connaughton and Brown don’t even play the same position... And Illy’s just better, only need to bring DJ on if we want maximum switchability. 1

Is 3rd Quarter Boston George Hill better than Prime Michael Jordan 8:52 pm Mon May 11 EDT

Best G. Hill in NBA history and it’s not close. 1

who should the celtics bring as head coach in the summer 9:07 pm Mon May 11 EDT

Well if they lose to the Bucks the obvious answer is Jason Kidd. Nobody gets the Bucks to lose more than him. Please. 22

Relative to expectations which guard has been the largest fraud in the Playoffs 12:13 am Tue May 12 EDT

Bledsoe’s been good. His TS has dipped by like 2% because his three is a bit off but it wasn’t that great to begin with, and other than that he’s been basically the same as he was in the regular season. 1

So Are We Just Going To Ignore The Fact That 1:11 am Tue May 12 EDT

*4th best player Anybody who tells you he’s better than Middleton or Bledsoe needs slapping. Chances are he’s not going to be a heavy contributor once he does come back anyway, it takes time to get back in rhythm after this long off the court. 8

Do you think the league is purposefully setting up 7 game series 8:07 am Wed May 13 EDT

I mean, I don’t think the NBA is fixed but I still watch pro wrestling... 2

Unpopular Opinion Lebron would have not beat this years Raptors or Bucks with last years Cleveland team in this years playoffs 2:53 pm Wed May 13 EDT

You are vastly overrating George Hill’s contribution to our team. 2

Unpopular Opinion Lebron would have not beat this years Raptors or Bucks with last years Cleveland team in this years playoffs 2:53 pm Wed May 13 EDT

> Bledsoe shitting the bed What? Have you not been watching since game 1 or something? 2

Unpopular Opinion Lebron would have not beat this years Raptors or Bucks with last years Cleveland team in this years playoffs 2:53 pm Wed May 13 EDT

Oh shit, I forgot TS% is the only measure of good play. 0

Unpopular Opinion Lebron would have not beat this years Raptors or Bucks with last years Cleveland team in this years playoffs 2:53 pm Wed May 13 EDT

The whole team’s been smoking Kyrie. 1

Unpopular Opinion Lebron would have not beat this years Raptors or Bucks with last years Cleveland team in this years playoffs 2:53 pm Wed May 13 EDT

Every time I’ve said this I’ve been upvoted, I’m fairly sure people understand how bad that Cleveland team was and how good these Raptors and Bucks teams are. 1

Does 24 year old Giannis - have as much pull as 24 year old LeBron 8:48 pm Wed May 13 EDT

We drafted three of our top 11 guys (depending how you count Illy). This team was built through trades and FA. 2

Kyrie definitely makes this Celtics team worse8:32 pm Wed May 13 EDT

He’s been outplayed by Marcus Morris. If he was playing like a star their season wouldn’t be two hours from ending, there’s no excuse for shooting this badly, especially when your defence is also shit. 1

Kyrie Irving finishes the first half with 13 points on 5 16 shooting and 38 TS vs The Milwaukee Bucks9:07 pm Wed May 13 EDT

Giannis is barely trying hard enough to *be* stopped, it’s everybody else they’re having issues with. 1

It s not all on Kyrie8:58 pm Wed May 13 EDT

Grayson Allen’s time will come, just you wait. 2

is this possible 9:03 pm Wed May 13 EDT

I miss him. We’ve had so much garbage time in these two series, we could have had him flying around like an idiot for 10 minutes a game :( 2

Who is the better star Kawhi or Giannis 11:10 pm Wed May 13 EDT

I heard plenty of “he’s back” takes before our series because he’d strung like 6 good games together. I’m sure it was just overconfident homerism but there were definitely Celtics fans expecting him to be a serious difference maker. 1

Jayson Tatum against the Bucks 12 points per game on 34 3 10 7 61 6 shooting splits11:47 pm Wed May 13 EDT

I think he means Kyrie is taking so much heat Tatum’s ass performance can fly under the radar. 5

Doris Burke is the most annoying commentator on the planet 8:55 pm Thu May 14 EDT

Hates the 76ers. Hates the Rockets. Once went on a mid-game rant about how totally fucking useless Andrew Wiggins is. I don’t see why we’re supposed to hate her, she’s basically r/nba Does Commentary. 4

As a Bucks fan Id rather have Philly rather then Toronto10:11 pm Thu May 14 EDT

Kinda. They got super mad about Brogdon winning ROTY over Saric, that was pretty funny. They have some annual fan trip thing they do to another team’s stadium so they decided to come to Milwaukee to boo Brogdon, except Brogdon wasn’t playing that game 0

I dont want to hear the American bias anymore Giannis is much better than Harden11:32 pm Fri May 15 EDT

And a lot of Hardens hate America. 1

So now that Steph has 4 titles and a fmvp has he surpassed Kobe and entered the top ten all time 10:06 am Sat May 16 EDT

Didn’t you hear? Everybody thought the Rockets were the only threat pre-season and we all know we can’t judge any other teams based on on 90+ games of basketball, so Denver/Portland/Milwaukee/Toronto/Philly have no chance. 13

The Nuggets-Blazers game 7 doesnt even matter because theyll both get stomped in the WCF3:21 pm Sat May 16 EDT

“Oh they’re playing the Clippers? Lol their best player is Lou Williams, Warriors in 3” “Nah this Rockets team is shit, Warriors in 5 tops” 1

Since 2000 only two teams in the west have not made the Conference Finals the Clippers and New Orleans What do they have in common Chris Paul 4:02 pm Sat May 16 EDT

Because then he’d have to include the Kings and Timberwolves. 14

ECF10:25 pm Sun May 17 EDT

The Bucks and close games, name a less iconic duo. I fully expect all of our losses, however many there may be, to be by at least 10 points. 1

Kawhi is the best player in the league right now Not KD 10:31 pm Sun May 17 EDT

Even then they don’t play one on one. It’s totally possible we hit the ECF and one plays significantly better than the other while their team loses the series. 1

Kawhi is the best player in the league right now Not KD 10:31 pm Sun May 17 EDT

Shot just fine against the Celtics. 4

Small town sports radio is trash 7:55 am Mon May 18 EDT

1) Did he not see Kawhi’s reaction to that game winner? 2) Has he never seen Giannis on IG live? 9

The Raptors are gonna get wrecked boi12:30 pm Mon May 18 EDT

Goddamn right, we’re gonna make him swish his game winners, none of this four bounce bullshit. 1

Unpopular opinion1:40 pm Mon May 18 EDT

Nah they’re taking it well for the most part, all their anger and salt is directed internally. 4

Convince me that Curry is a top 10 player8:44 am Tue May 19 EDT

You’ve made a grave mistake. 3

Do you think there is a chance that Zion stays at Duke 12:16 pm Wed May 20 EDT

First overall picks make like $10m/yr now, nobody in Europe or China is giving him that much. 1

Do you think there is a chance that Zion stays at Duke 12:16 pm Wed May 20 EDT

> It is unknown whether Childress will be an anomaly or a trail blazer Quite an apt quote from the article. There’s a reason nobody’s seen half that much in the ten years since. It’s a money sink. 1

Brook Splash Mountain Lopez finishes game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final with 29pts 11rebs and 4 blocks10:54 pm Wed May 20 EDT

I remember the start of the season. “What’s he gonna do in the playoffs, get played off the floor?” GOOD TIMES BOYS. 1

Marc Gasol shouldnt be playing that much against the Bucks11:21 pm Wed May 20 EDT

He’s gonna feast either way, it’s kind of his thing. Ibaka at least has half a chance of guarding Lopez while helping in the paint, Gasol’s just too slow for it. -2

Lebron would not have beaten this Bucks team with any of his Cavs teams the past couple of years11:39 pm Wed May 20 EDT

They can have as many words as they want, they’re still not better than this team. 2

Lebron would not have beaten this Bucks team with any of his Cavs teams the past couple of years11:39 pm Wed May 20 EDT

How many ECF series did that Pacers team win, chief? 1

Lebron would not have beaten this Bucks team with any of his Cavs teams the past couple of years11:39 pm Wed May 20 EDT

As many as the Pacers. And unlike the Pacers, we can still (and are the favourites to) add to that. 1

Is not entering the draft and signing after a viable option for Zion 11:24 am Thu May 21 EDT

Fuck it, need to start reporting these bullshit threads as spam. Goddamn this is ridiculous. 3

Is not entering the draft and signing after a viable option for Zion 11:24 am Thu May 21 EDT

The five minutes between finding out NY and LA were in the top four and finding out Memphis and NO got the top two picks were a glorious mess of “LEAGUE IS RIGGED” tantrums here. Good times. 2

Blazers are up by 17 and it still feels like they have no chance Being a fan of the team playing the Warriors really sucks10:12 pm Thu May 21 EDT

Imagine thinking Curry, Klay, Draymond, old ass Iguodala and a bunch of nobodies would manhandle the Bucks or Raptors in 5 games. Embarrassing. 2

Look at how well the blazers are doing when they switch screens instead of giving Steph and Klay wide open step in shots10:15 pm Thu May 21 EDT

This series could have started the second the buzzer went in game 7 against the Nuggets and you should have known better than to drop against Curry and Klay. It’s basic basketball. 3

Blazers are up by 17 and it still feels like they have no chance Being a fan of the team playing the Warriors really sucks10:12 pm Thu May 21 EDT

The Cavs made four straight finals too, look at them this year. Who gives a shit what they did four years ago, this team isn’t even five deep without KD. 1

Who do the bucks keep Brogdon or Lopez 11:59 pm Thu May 21 EDT

We’re only hard capped if we keep Illy, we can move his contract easy enough. 1

If KD misses the finals and the Warriors beat the Blazers what would you predict against whoever comes out of the East 12:30 am Fri May 22 EDT

We ended your unbeaten start in 2016, now we’re coming to end your whole dynasty. 1

Siakam is better than Giannis8:26 am Sat May 23 EDT

I choose to believe he’s stayed up on a meth binge and this is the beginning of his comedown. 12

Maybe just maybe We are about to witness the GOAT winning his first championship at the age of 2411:35 am Sat May 23 EDT

A semi-serious leg injury *and* an extremely serious leg injury. Prime of his life for sure. 2

Unpopular opinion who gives a shit if recreational drugs show up in a players drug test5:08 pm Sat May 23 EDT

So do I, but I operate heavy machinery. It’s a safety hazard. If you’re sitting behind a desk, or playing basketball, it doesn’t really matter. -1

i think it would be a much more feel-good story if raptors made the finals instead of MIL9:24 pm Sun May 24 EDT

Bruh last time we won a playoff series was 2001, we’re not exactly the Celtics here. 4

Eric Bledsoe is a muscle head meatball with the worst ratio of muscle tissue brain cells in the entire NBA10:30 pm Sun May 24 EDT

Man if you listened to r/nba you’d think it’s impossible to be muscular without being pumped full of steroids. 3

Giannis when guarded by Kawhi last night 2 12 shooting 0 3 from 3 and 2 turnovers10:35 am Mon May 25 EDT

Yeah, even ignoring sample size these stats don’t mean a lot for most star players. If any of the league’s best scorers were guarded one on one all the time they’d be putting up 50+ games with regularity. Kawhi did a great job but if the rest of hi 1

Giannis when guarded by Kawhi last night 2 12 shooting 0 3 from 3 and 2 turnovers10:35 am Mon May 25 EDT

Kawhi shot 10/26 in game one and had more turnovers than assists. Sometimes guys just don’t score very well. 1

Giannis when guarded by Kawhi last night 2 12 shooting 0 3 from 3 and 2 turnovers10:35 am Mon May 25 EDT

12 shots in 41 possessions this game, that’s pretty close to his normal usage. 1

Giannis when guarded by Kawhi last night 2 12 shooting 0 3 from 3 and 2 turnovers10:35 am Mon May 25 EDT

Our bench catching fire is the reason we didn’t lose by 30, our starters shot 19/69. Depth is still very important. 1

Giannis when guarded by Kawhi last night 2 12 shooting 0 3 from 3 and 2 turnovers10:35 am Mon May 25 EDT

When does Kawhi ever get triple teamed? We double him but we haven’t once thrown as many guys on him as they do on Giannis, and neither did the 76ers. 1

At this point Kawhi Leonard is better than KD12:50 pm Mon May 25 EDT

It’s really hard to put on a fake Raptors flair and try to make their fan base look bad when your username is “lowrychokes”. 8

Bucks fans1:31 pm Mon May 25 EDT

Nah I’m glad he added that last bit, thought he was gonna go shoot Pelicans or something. 6

Top 3 most delusional fanbases 1:41 am Tue May 26 EDT

Every fan base seems insufferable once they get decent. We get the same shit. Spend years saying “no honestly guys this roster is really good, we could totally be elite with a halfway decent coach” and nobody cares. It’s funny, but it’s a case of 3

Questions about trading player with partially guaranteed contract9:44 am Tue May 26 EDT

You gotta trade for the full salary. The Rockets matched salaries for the CP3 trade by trading them a bunch of non-guaranteed guys who were then immediately cut at no cost to the Clippers. 5

Told you bucks fans would being saying the same thing game 410:28 pm Tue May 26 EDT

Choking? Does choking just mean losing now? 2

Told you bucks fans would being saying the same thing game 410:28 pm Tue May 26 EDT

Where? Show me a single non-downvoted comment that genuinely calls the Raptors a bad team. 2

This series really doesnt mean much in the grand scheme of things11:10 pm Tue May 26 EDT

For one, let’s make a Finals and re-sign all our key players before we start talking about dynasties. For two, it’s 2-2, stop sounding like the series is over. 4

Awhh Are da poor wittle Buckies mad at Dwake 6:27 am Thu May 28 EDT

“Ha! Bucks fans are mad at Drake. How childish and petty. Hold up, let me write this post real quick” 10

Hardens lowest points scored vs the Warriors 29 Giannis highest points scored vs Raptors so far 3011:18 pm Thu May 28 EDT

*Scorer -6

Hardens lowest points scored vs the Warriors 29 Giannis highest points scored vs Raptors so far 3011:18 pm Thu May 28 EDT

It’s the Raptors, by quite a bit. The Warriors are also elite obviously but that Raptors defence hasn’t missed a beat. 2

Its too early to say that Giannis can be the best player on a championship team And Im a diehard Bucks fan 11:53 pm Thu May 28 EDT

Yeah but he’s been bad by his normal absurdly high standards in the last three games so obviously he’s lucky he even made All-NBA. 1

last 5 minutes of the finals game 7 you can either play giannis or jokic who do you put in the game 11:54 pm Thu May 28 EDT

Man I really need to save some of these threads for when the circle jerk ends. 0

last 5 minutes of the finals game 7 you can either play giannis or jokic who do you put in the game 11:54 pm Thu May 28 EDT

Yeah, 60 wins and an ECF berth, it’s a hard life. 2

The Milwuakee Bucks have the highest regular season point differential of 8 911:50 pm Thu May 28 EDT

The Raptors also played those teams four times a year. 1

Discussion Steph Curry is the greatest basketball player pound for pound in NBA history true or not 1:28 pm Fri May 29 EDT

Doesn’t Muggsy Bogues win this title by default? 3

How would you react if harden was traded straight up for AD 11:31 am Sat May 30 EDT

“Playmaking? Who needs it. Let’s see how many points we can score in a game without ever dribbling when CP3 inevitably sits out for six weeks.” 22

The Raptors Finals appearance feels cheap2:29 pm Mon Jun 1 EDT

Every team they have is their own team, that’s how teams work. Also the Bucks and 76ers > last year’s Cavs. 18

Does the average r NBA user dislike facts logic 10:11 am Wed Jun 3 EDT

A lot of people just can’t read (as was the case with your comment, they saw “eFG” and ignored every other word in your comment) and if you walk into a circlejerk thread you get downvoted for perfectly reasonable or even objectively factual takes. S 1

I dont like throwing shade but lets be real here 5:34 pm Wed Jun 3 EDT

With 3 karma and zero comments lol 1

I dont like throwing shade but lets be real here 5:34 pm Wed Jun 3 EDT

Man it needs to be, this is a regular thing now. There’s that one dude who cycles through like five different flairs depending on who he’s trying to make look bad and whether or not he wants to pretend he’s objective. 1

Serious Is Paul George staying in OKC the dumbest worst decision by a superstar in recent memory 11:42 am Thu Jun 4 EDT

Nobody else has played in the last few days, let alone played badly. There’s nobody to spit hot takes about so usually /new will default to anti-Westbrook and/or Harden posts. 5

Westbrook and Iverson are the only players to average more than 4 2 turnovers and shooting less than 59 TS while being older than 25 - Russ has done it every year 3PT era 2200MP 1:44 pm Thu Jun 4 EDT

Get a load of this fucking guy stating actual facts about Westbrook, does he know where he is? 5

Westbrook and Iverson are the only players to average more than 4 2 turnovers and shooting less than 59 TS while being older than 25 - Russ has done it every year 3PT era 2200MP 1:44 pm Thu Jun 4 EDT

The only “fact” was OKC’s seeding, the rest of it was vague nothings. And a leading question. 6

Westbrook and Iverson are the only players to average more than 4 2 turnovers and shooting less than 59 TS while being older than 25 - Russ has done it every year 3PT era 2200MP 1:44 pm Thu Jun 4 EDT

Sorry, you’re right, I wasn’t including the title. That is a fact, it’s just cherry-picked as fuck. “AI was traded not long after that season” means nothing. How long after is “not long”, did it actually have anything to do with that stat, w 3

Westbrook and Iverson are the only players to average more than 4 2 turnovers and shooting less than 59 TS while being older than 25 - Russ has done it every year 3PT era 2200MP 1:44 pm Thu Jun 4 EDT

I’ll treasure that 6 karma for as long as I live, so shows what you know. Cool story though. 1

OC Who would you rather take as PG on the Lakers for next season 11:35 pm Mon Jun 8 EDT

Remembering Smush Parker will cause Lakers fans to have outbursts at work, nobody needs that. 9

Do you think a player will ever do this 10:23 pm Wed Jun 10 EDT

He’s doing a shit job, only misses the rim by 5 feet like 20% of the time. 1

Do you think a player will ever do this 10:23 pm Wed Jun 10 EDT

People are making fun but you’re right, Giannis was knocking them down left and right against the Celtics but it took them like four games to actually contest his shots because they just assumed he’d start shooting like ass again eventually. Nobody i 2

Do you think a player will ever do this 10:23 pm Wed Jun 10 EDT

- literally the Celtics vs. Giannis when he was shooting like 50% against them in the first few games. Manute Bol hit six threes in a half once, nobody throws their entire scheme out the window because an ass shooter hit a handful of open threes. 1

At one point will it be clear that Gordon Hayward simply isnt that good of a player any longer 10:49 pm Thu Jun 11 EDT

He doesn’t deserve it, Hayward snapping his leg in half 5 minutes into game 1 wasn’t exactly a foreseeable occurrence. Even if Kyrie leaves it’s not like post-injury IT, Jae Crowder and the 8th pick were huge game changers. He dodged the Fultz disas 1

The injury argument9:49 am Fri Jun 12 EDT

Actually yeah, I hear that mentioned fairly regularly when that Finals series is brought up. 2

Top 3 current players by position 1:13 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

Are shooting and defence the only important parts of basketball? 1

Top 3 current players by position 1:13 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

> currently the best two way shooting guard Oladipo got injured, he didn’t die. 0

Top 3 current players by position 1:13 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

Damn you’re right, swap Klay for Oladipo and there’s no way the Warriors with Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green could win a title. Duh. Last year, when he was healthy, Oladipo scored more points more efficiently than Klay did this year, wi 2

Top 3 current players by position 1:13 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

No, I’m arguing facts. Last time Oladipo was healthy, he scored more points more efficiently than Klay Thompson. I don’t have a PhD in Statistics or anything so maybe you can correct me but I’m fairly certain 23 PPG on 58% TS is better than 22 PPG o 1

Who is the NBAs Worst Player 3:56 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

I didn’t watch much of him, nothing at all since he left the Rockets, but the image of him jumping out the gym on a pump fake is burned into my brain and I assume that didn’t stop so I’m gonna count that as a memory anyway. 4

Who is the NBAs Worst Player 3:56 pm Fri Jun 12 EDT

You guys planning on throwing a 5 year contract at him? 1

The Warriors were originally based out of Philadelphia from 1946-1962 from San Francisco from 1962-1971 and in Oakland after that 7:52 am Sat Jun 13 EDT

Man, I wanna say it but this is low hanging fruit even for me... 0

Ya know it would be really lame to have another lopsided NBA finals this year12:22 pm Sun Jun 14 EDT

“Bro this team won 73 games” “They just swept the Blazers and finished up the Rockets” Apparently the fact that they lost all semblance of depth since KD signed and the Raptors looked significantly better than the Rockets and a crippled Blazers 2

Do you think that the goal tending rule is stupid6:49 pm Tue Jun 16 EDT

Nobody would ever make anything in half court. Every team with a Gobert or Giannis or Porzingis type of player is just going to block 100% of shots by having them stand under the basket at all times, you’d only ever have like a .5 second window every th 2

Question how will the Lakers make the money work for the AD trade 6:12 am Thu Jun 18 EDT

No, only if they’re capped out. 4

Kevin Durant relies A LOT on his athleticism7:29 pm Thu Jun 18 EDT

You’re getting clowned OP but I don’t see why “he’ll just shoot over everyone” is such a common take. Brook Lopez shoots over everyone too. Even plays really good defence at the rim, certainly better than KD. Is Brook Lopez with a handle really 1

Most overlooked free agent this offseason Malcom Brogdon8:46 pm Thu Jun 18 EDT

We’re going to match almost anything. A team can probably have him if they want to pay him $25m a year or something absurd but I hope anybody doing that really enjoys lottery balls because they’re fucked. 1

Fred VanVleet getting a Finals MVP vote proves exactly how flawed Finals MVP voting is 6:54 am Fri Jun 19 EDT

Probably means more in certain scenarios and to certain players, but this year was a perfect storm of the winner just not giving a shit. He’s already got one, he’s not the most emotive anyway, and he was clearly the best player but it’s not like he 2

Shout out to everyone who spent the season moping about how the Warriors were guaranteed to win it all6:24 pm Mon Jun 22 EDT

The Raptors were up 3-2 and game 6 was super close, pretty good chance they win the series whether Klay goes down or not. 0

Shout out to everyone who spent the season moping about how the Warriors were guaranteed to win it all6:24 pm Mon Jun 22 EDT

Yes, I am aware. Was that supposed to be a guaranteed win for the Warriors if he’d played or something? -5

Shout out to everyone who spent the season moping about how the Warriors were guaranteed to win it all6:24 pm Mon Jun 22 EDT

Sure, but they also could well have lost that game anyway. Just as they did two other times when Klay was healthy, and one time where he still played like 32 minutes. It’s not like the Warriors were on track to win the series until Klay went down, which 0

Shout out to everyone who spent the season moping about how the Warriors were guaranteed to win it all6:24 pm Mon Jun 22 EDT

You’re right, they couldn’t, so it wasn’t justified at all because nobody is guaranteed a title. 0

Canada should just revoke confiscate Kawhis passport8:29 pm Mon Jun 22 EDT

The Americans have your Stanley Cup, you really wanna risk that? 3

Why has Boston become such an unattractive destination for NBA players 9:21 pm Tue Jun 23 EDT

One of our players straight up got tased by the PD and Henson had the cops called on him a few years ago for walking into a jewellery store, but everyone seems more than happy to be here. I don’t think race relations, which are pretty bad across the boa 1

Would the bucks be interested in Adams for Hill DiVincenzo Maybe 30 too 7:24 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

*If* Lopez leaves I’m not opposed to it. Probably not for DiVincenzo though, trading both him and Hill leaves us pretty light on PGs. It’d also leave OKC light on bigs, Illy’s contract with one more year guaranteed at $7m might be a bit easier for t 1

Would the bucks be interested in Adams for Hill DiVincenzo Maybe 30 too 7:24 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

Yeah it does, that’s why we traded for him. He’s getting cut, we’re just hoping we can find a way to bring him back once that happens. 1

Who is the 3rd best player right now 7:30 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

Is that the consensus? Seems like LeBron and KD are both TBD given LeBron’s status as the best is based almost entirely on monster playoff runs but he didn’t make the playoffs this year, and KD just suffered basically the worst injury you can get as a 0

how many more championships does Lebron need to be undisputed GOAT 8:53 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

MJ lost like ten times before even making it that far, it’s not Finals losses holding LeBron back unless you have literally no understanding of how sports tournaments work. 5

how many more championships does Lebron need to be undisputed GOAT 8:53 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

It’s 3-6, but that’s beside the point, would it be better if it was 3-0? 5

how many more championships does Lebron need to be undisputed GOAT 8:53 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

You’re *so* close to getting it. So the issue, according to you isn’t just that he lost in the Finals, it’s that he played like ass against Dallas. If he’d played equally badly against Chicago in the ECF and lost that instead, would that be bette 6

If Masai Ujiri gets convicted does the Raptors championship get revoked because of its associations with criminal activity 10:49 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

Man you joke but if it actually comes out that this happened I can almost guarantee a questionable at best Trump tweet about Nigerians/African immigrants at some point. 0

Can we stop acting like D Angelo Russell was anywhere close to an all star level player last season 10:52 pm Wed Jun 24 EDT

D Rose won an MVP though, teams aren’t paying to be smart as long as he can keep himself out of prison. 1

Whats the argument for Rudy gobert being a better player than Marc gasol 10:46 am Sat Jun 27 EDT

Me, he alters an entire team’s offence in a way that Gasol doesn’t, and while Gasol does space the floor and is overall the better offensive player pretty comfortably, Gobert is a significantly bigger lob and putback threat. 2

Michael Jordan when being assigned the point guard position was undoubtedly the Greatest player ever9:40 pm Sun Jun 28 EDT

I don’t know, kinda feel like he might not have been as good if he was playing centre trying to post up Hakeem or block Shaq. Maybe. 12

if youre a clippers fan get in here4:24 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Certainly hope those sources are more reliable than the random nobody that has you all convinced that Woj is being paid to hate on the Lakers. 3

Do you think Kevin Durant was an idiot for playing Game 5 instead of sitting out 6:07 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Every year the playoffs bring in a bunch of morons, and every year a few of them stick around. It’s not just you. 3

Mike Budenholzer Has Won The 2019 NBA Coach Of The Year Award10:31 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Hey that’s rude, we were the 7th seed! By one win... over the fucking Wizards... losing the tie breaker with the Heat... but still... 28

Mike Budenholzer Has Won The 2019 NBA Coach Of The Year Award10:31 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Bud always looks and sounds like that, it’s like wherever he goes he’s just left the room after his dog got put down. 6

why do coaches wear fucking suits 10:34 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

What happened to the Warriors flair you had yesterday? 8

Masai got robbed10:49 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Hired Bud, hired Lopez for the vet min, turned Thon into Mirotic, signed Illy, got George Hill *on a salary dump*, team record improved by 17 wins. So yeah, nothing obviously. 1

Look at how much this award show means to the players and coaches 11:21 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

I can’t imagine him accepting this in Fiserv and being like “yeah this is alright, shout out to my dad I guess.” 1

Is Giannis overrated 11:22 pm Mon Jun 29 EDT

Fun fact - he shot better in the games where Kawhi was his primary defender than the games where Siakam was his primary defender. 10

Red flags that a player might have bad intangibles8:33 am Wed Jul 1 EDT

Strong disagree on #1. If anything having an ugly girlfriend knowing you’re gonna get relentlessly clowned for it on social media by a bunch of virgins is the ultimate sign of confidence and comfort in oneself. Also multiple top players have partners th 3

Red flags that a player might have bad intangibles8:33 am Wed Jul 1 EDT

Or it means they like what they like and don’t give a fuck about the opinions of others. You think Steph Curry and Giannis lack confidence? Nah man, they just appreciate their partners for who they are and don’t need to be banging Instagram thots to f 3

Red flags that a player might have bad intangibles8:33 am Wed Jul 1 EDT

Neither is Giannis’ girlfriend, I’m certainly not in a position to turn either down, but those guys could have just about anybody. They don’t though, they’re happy with who they have and don’t need to get someone hotter to feel secure. These ar 2

Lebron and AD are potentially two MVPs on the same roster8:46 am Wed Jul 1 EDT

Because there’s only one MVP every year. 3

Greg Monroes career PER average is higher than steve nash kevin mchale paul pierce bill russell paul george pete maravich scottie pippen etc 6:05 am Fri Jul 3 EDT

Random PER glitches are my favourite. Was literally just mocking some dude for using it and stumbled upon a fantastic one. Shaq, one of the most dominant players of all time, had a career-high PER of 30.65 in 2000, good for 16th all time. Just marginally 1

If youre Kawhi is there any way you turn down playing for the Lakers 11:18 pm Fri Jul 3 EDT

Or you could just state actual facts without injury concerns. Warriors were a 73 win team coming off back to back Finals that added KD for free. The Lakers missed the playoffs and traded their entire roster for AD. There’s no comparison. 2

Who would you rather have prime Ben Wallace with Hakeem post moves or Mark Eaton with AI speed 3:14 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

But what a month it would be. Totally worth it. 14

In anticipation of changing over to a Brooklyn flair any young scrappy pick-ups I could use to boost my creds 4:34 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

You could go with my “old guy with a funny name nobody cares about” strat. For the Nets I’m a big fan of Wilson Washington. 2

By failing to go deep into the tax and re-sign Brogdon Bucks showed they have no intention to pay for a championship level roster This move cost them Giannis 6:45 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

How do we get clowned for signing a guy who just made an All Star team to a max but also clowned for not blowing our tax load on our 4th option, *and* getting sorely needed picks back for him. 1

I get wanting to get paid but why dont guys take reduced deals to increase theirbchances of winning 6:44 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

The difference is I don’t like my job and I’m not competing with anybody else. There’s a lot of guys only in the NBA for money so I get that, but if you genuinely have a huge competitive drive and love basketball taking a pay cut isn’t a bad idea 1

Serious Milwaukee Bucks are letting Brogdon walk to save money on luxury tax Brogdon is a perfect fit with MVP Giannis When the Bucks dont win anything in the next 2 years and Antetokounmpo walks in FA Bucks fans will blame market size and superstars7:05 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

Brogdon might actually be the most overrated player in the league right now, holy shit. He was our 4th best player and we’re far more capable of replacing him than anybody else in our starting lineup. 5

Do you think Ben Wallace is ahead of Kevin Durant in the all-time ranking 7:56 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

Who gives a fuck about rings, Kevin Durant is better at playing basketball and that’s why he should be above Ben Wallace on the list of guys who are the best at basketball. 2

What are the knicks doing 9:01 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

Because he isn’t a top 3 player in the world on one leg. Thought that was pretty clear. 2

Would the Lakers be taking such a big risk for Kawhi if they weren t REALLY confident 9:53 pm Sun Jul 5 EDT

Yeah, we’ve actually won games recently in reality, not in theory. 0

Is Hakeem better than Shaq because he was more skilled Shaq relied on being huge 10:07 pm Tue Jul 7 EDT

You can be the most skilled player in the world but if you’re 5’2 and move like a sloth you’re not going to be very good. “More skilled” isn’t the same thing as “better”, Shaq’s size and physical dominance was a big part of what made him 1

How do you see the Western Conference standings playing out next year if Kawhi goes to the Lakers 10:37 am Wed Jul 8 EDT

“Claiming” it by winning the most games is how basketball works. I understand you’re not always too familiar with winning games but it’s pretty standard stuff. -4

Is Zions shot broken10:33 pm Fri Jul 10 EDT

Mitchell Robinson is already the GOAT 3 blocker, so no. His shot is definitely trash though. 1

Can Presti be fired on the spot immediately 1:58 am Sat Jul 11 EDT

You’ve got a good bench now. 1

BYE Kawhi4:23 am Sat Jul 11 EDT

Bro you won a title, why are you so salty? 1

Shouldn t this be telling very few want to play with Lebron9:57 am Sat Jul 11 EDT

Shout out ‘playoff assassin’ Kyrie Irving, really took all the blame when he was on the Cavs. 1

The Lakers may have the best duo but do the have the weakest supporting cast 6:55 pm Fri Jul 17 EDT

Everybody was injured at some point last year, you guys weren’t special. 2

The Lakers may have the best duo but do the have the weakest supporting cast 6:55 pm Fri Jul 17 EDT

The Raptors, off the top of my head. They had the second best record in the league. 1

Rich Paul is taking over the league and I love it 1:24 am Mon Jul 20 EDT

So, just like every other agent? 0

If JR Smith signs with the Bucks do they become the favorites to win the 2020 Chip 8:46 pm Thu Jul 23 EDT

I don’t think this year’s scenario was a result of the West being tougher, the Warriors had an easier run through their conference than the Raptors did. They just got unlucky. 1

Discussion Horford at PF next to Baynes were the most successful lineups for the Celtics for the last 2 seasons posting elite defensive numbers Why is there a narrative that Horford cant play at PF and who are these PFs who are supposedly going to torc11:13 pm Thu Jul 23 EDT

LeBron will also be old as shit at that stage so I’d say yeah, Horford could probably keep up with him then. -1

Was Allen Iverson ever NBAs best player at any point of his career 12:01 am Fri Jul 24 EDT

The East was hot garbage, Philly was a great defensive team despite Iverson, and they needed a lot of help from the refs to get past the ECF. 1

Are Skateboards allowed in the NBA 1:17 am Sat Jul 25 EDT

lol xd so randum :P -1

Who is the best stretch 4 in the league9:16 am Mon Jul 27 EDT

He’s a Cavs fan, but mostly he just hates on any good player that can’t shoot (or that he thinks can’t shoot despite evidence to the contrary, apparently). 2

Where has the KD is the greatest pure scorer narrative come from Its bullshit 9:18 pm Mon Jul 27 EDT

He absolutely is not, he’s a fantastic iso player but Harden is to modern isos as Wilt was to 60s scorers. It’s an absolute chasm between he and anybody else. 1

Serious James Harden was robbed of the MVP2:46 am Tue Jul 28 EDT

Voter fatigue is the most bullshit excuse, guys win back to back MVPs all the time. Voter fatigue applies when you’re LeBron and you’ve already got like 4, not when you only just won your first the year prior. 0

Better Atlanta Hawks legend 11:15 pm Fri Aug 7 EDT

This wouldn’t have been funny either way, but Luka was never actually a Hawks player. Melo had an actual contract to play for them and just never did before being bought out, Doncic just straight up didn’t have a contract. 1

Better Atlanta Hawks legend 11:15 pm Fri Aug 7 EDT

Which is not the same thing as being on their team. Melo was actually on the team because they traded for his contract. 1

Is James Harden the greatest scorer of all time 11:51 pm Tue Aug 11 EDT

Yeah, like he’s not Jordan and he never will be but he deserves way more respect in this regard. You could make a serious case for top 3-5 all time, at least as far as prime goes. 6

Replace kobe with iverson In the 2004 finals would the lakers have won the series 1:58 am Wed Aug 12 EDT

You’re right, no way Iverson would have taken 23 shots a game, volume shooting obviously wasn’t his thing. 3

Denver could have gotten AD for Jamal Murray and picks They would have had two top 10 players in the NBA and probably win the chip this season Didnt Toronto prove last year a chip means more than the future 11:59 pm Thu Aug 13 EDT

The Raptors had tried and failed for like five years with their core before they got Kawhi. All they showed was that if you can’t get over the hump with a long-term core trading it in for a rental can get you there. That doesn’t apply to a very young 0

OC Pascal Siakam is unlikely to replicate or improve on his Most Improved Player campaign next year Pt 27:13 pm Sat Aug 15 EDT

This is kinda dumb, honestly. Oladipo spent most of the year injured. Dragic was traded at the deadline after his MIP season. Giannis clearly got even better despite what RPM/WS say. That’s just off the top of my head. Combine that with the fact that a 2

Would you rather have Devin Booker for his whole career or your team obtains exclusive drafting rights to every child of every NBA player for the rest of eternity 6:34 pm Sun Aug 16 EDT

Yeah everybody’s on about Wade and Bron’s kids but I’m looking for the current Dell Currys and Mychal Thompsons. 8

Would you rather have Devin Booker for his whole career or your team obtains exclusive drafting rights to every child of every NBA player for the rest of eternity 6:34 pm Sun Aug 16 EDT

If Thanasis can make the NBA via nepotism I could totally see LeBron’s son making the league. He’s still a pretty good prospect as of now. 2

Would you rather have Devin Booker for his whole career or your team obtains exclusive drafting rights to every child of every NBA player for the rest of eternity 6:34 pm Sun Aug 16 EDT

Then he got dropped because he sucked and only signed with the Bucks years later because of his last name. 2

Why do people say lebron cant do it in the west but never say curry kd etc cant do it in the east 9:18 pm Sat Aug 22 EDT

And still lost, because you can’t win by yourself. 0

A common saying is Stranger things have happened but in regards to the NBA what actually is the strangest thing thats happened 5:52 am Sun Aug 23 EDT

It didn’t exactly make a massive impact on the league at all so it’s not remembered much but the Heat a couple years ago going like 13-28 or something over the first half of the season before reversing that record over the second half and finishing .5 1

The Lakers are the most overrated team going into next year5:27 pm Mon Aug 24 EDT

While I don’t agree with OP, I think some of your arguments are a bit off too. Karl Malone was good until he was 40, yeah, but there’s a clear difference between prime Malone and mid-late 30s Malone. Age hits some people worse than others but it does 1

What makes Stephen Curry better than Giannis without counting any accomplishments that have something to do with having a better team5:09 pm Tue Aug 25 EDT

This guy isn’t a Bucks fan, he’s a troll who’s been banned from this sub before. I think he’s a Rockets fan but in any case he was super salty about Giannis winning MVP, I guess he’s decided his time is well spent trying to make him look bad. 5

What makes Stephen Curry better than Giannis without counting any accomplishments that have something to do with having a better team5:09 pm Tue Aug 25 EDT

He’s a known troll, don’t put this on us. 5

Serious Is Giannis the closest weve seen to Magic Johnson 6:55 pm Tue Aug 25 EDT

Nah, it’s an anti-Giannis troll with a new account and flair. 1

Offenses are literally the most efficient and fastest pace in the history of the NBA How do we keep into perspective that comparing efficiency stats of player of different generations is a fool s errand 12:04 am Sat Aug 29 EDT

This isn’t true at all, the 1960s were considerably faster than today. 2

Could Russell Westbrook and GIANNIS beat the best 5 WNBA players 2 on 5 12:02 am Sun Aug 30 EDT

Westbrook lobs to Giannis every play. Nobody’s stopping Giannis from getting into the paint and they sure as hell aren’t going to get up to contest the lob. 3

Could Russell Westbrook and GIANNIS beat the best 5 WNBA players 2 on 5 12:02 am Sun Aug 30 EDT

Didn’t someone get suspended recently for beating the fuck out of their ex-wife, who was also a player? Giannis is a big boy but there’s some fucking psychopaths in the WNBA, if you pick the right ones it’d only take a couple to bring him down. 1

Is James Harden already a Top 5 SG of all time 9:25 am Sun Aug 30 EDT

AI and Drexler never lead teams to titles either and there’s surely no debate about whether he’s achieved more beyond that than them. 3

With the season approaching soon what will be the r nbastreams equivalent that we shall all flock to 9:10 am Thu Sep 3 EDT

This but unironically, League Pass is great when you’re outside of North America and don’t have to deal with blackouts. 1

Does harden have the most flaws of all the superstars 9:37 pm Sat Sep 5 EDT

Because he’s an absolutely terrible off-ball defender, struggles to navigate screens and is just ok on-ball one on one. The only part of perimeter defence he’s above average at is playing passing lanes, and that’s not something you can do the vast m 1

My mind was blown by the FIBA announcers a second ago 9:31 am Tue Sep 8 EDT

> group It’s not a group if he’s the only one, and those two are the next best. Far from mind-blowing. 19

My mind was blown by the FIBA announcers a second ago 9:31 am Tue Sep 8 EDT

Yeah I think you’re reading too much into it. Like if an NBA announcer said “Steph Curry is among the best guards in the league, along with guys like Westbrook and Harden” that’s a perfectly reasonable statement even if he is better than those guy 10

The Toronto Raptors are your NBA Champions Here s some Raptor love for every franchise11:04 am Thu Sep 10 EDT

It has an outdated Wolves logo so I assume it’s a couple of years old. 1

Question about the Haka dance11:00 am Thu Sep 10 EDT

Almost would have had it without the ‘Team Australia’ at the end. 1

Despite being sucked off all tournament by this sub Luis Scola has faltered under pressure and failed to score in the first half 8:46 am Sun Sep 20 EDT

Man, some people really live to hate. Man’s a thousand years old and lead his team with zero NBA players to the Final. 14

Will James Harden be considered a hall of famer if he never wins a championship 9:54 am Sun Sep 20 EDT

Do you know how low standards are for the basketball HOF? Hell, even with high standards he’d be just about first ballot. 26

Will James Harden be considered a hall of famer if he never wins a championship 9:54 am Sun Sep 20 EDT

If standards were actually high? Off the top of my head McGrady absolutely should not have been first ballot and arguably wouldn’t have made it at all. Looking through the list of recent inductees, Sidney Moncrief probably wouldn’t have made it for t 1

If you rearrange Kawhi Leonards name you get3:17 am Sat Sep 26 EDT

If you do Giannis you get “Anita’s monotone puking”, which is fun. Or “Pokemon sonata uniting”. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander gets you “Algeria asshole exuding”. 1

Offseason Post James Harden was named but not indicted in an appellate case currently at the Texas Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals and I thought it was interesting enough to share9:17 am Tue Sep 29 EDT

Harden’s out here donating millions to hurricane relief and shit, doing all sorts for the community, and this dude’s mad because one of the best players in the world charges a lot of money for a camp. What a dick. Also 35 years for aggravated robbery 3

Offseason Post James Harden was named but not indicted in an appellate case currently at the Texas Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals and I thought it was interesting enough to share9:17 am Tue Sep 29 EDT

For one, those people criticising Curry and others are also probably dicks, and for two there’s zero evidence Harden “put a hit” on him. Sounds a lot like the people running a strip club knew he was mad about it and wanted to keep their best custome 1

Offseason Post James Harden was named but not indicted in an appellate case currently at the Texas Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals and I thought it was interesting enough to share9:17 am Tue Sep 29 EDT

Harden was already at the club, he didn’t pull up anywhere, nor did he take any part in the beating/robbery. Threats aren’t the same thing as putting a hit on someone. 1

Draymond Green Joel Embiid or Andre Dummond 10:22 pm Tue Sep 29 EDT

Sometimes I defend this sub. “It’s not full of 12 year olds ok, some people are just shit at analysing basketball.” Then sometimes threads like this happen. 3

Draymond Green Joel Embiid or Andre Dummond 10:22 pm Tue Sep 29 EDT

Maybe physically, certainly not mentally. 2

The WNBA shouldn t get equal salaries to NBA fans till they create equal or greater profit Giving them that isn t gender equality it would be favoritism of a gender 6:46 pm Sat Oct 3 EDT

Nobody in the history of the planet Earth has ever suggested WNBA players should be paid as much as NBA players currently get. 3

The WNBA shouldn t get equal salaries to NBA fans till they create equal or greater profit Giving them that isn t gender equality it would be favoritism of a gender 6:46 pm Sat Oct 3 EDT

Link one. 3

The WNBA shouldn t get equal salaries to NBA fans till they create equal or greater profit Giving them that isn t gender equality it would be favoritism of a gender 6:46 pm Sat Oct 3 EDT

That player is quoted as saying she’s “looking for an M”. Not $154m. There’s a fair gap between complaining about not being paid 0.75% of what LeBron gets and complaining about not being paid exactly what LeBron gets. 1

The WNBA shouldn t get equal salaries to NBA fans till they create equal or greater profit Giving them that isn t gender equality it would be favoritism of a gender 6:46 pm Sat Oct 3 EDT

I didn’t once mention what they deserve, just clarified that OP’s talking absolute shit. 1

Bogdanovi is wayy too good to be a bench player10:42 am Fri Oct 9 EDT

Presumably you got banned because you made a thread about how he didn’t stand out in Team USA scrimmages and started baiting everybody who either didn’t give a shit because who cares about NT scrimmages or tried to explain to you how the cap works. T 1

Will players give an opinion in an interview if theyre asked about the Morey controversy 10:31 pm Sun Oct 11 EDT

“I fully believe he should be able to express his views openly and without fear of reprisal. I choose to keep my beliefs on the matter private [alternatively, “I’m not informed enough on the situation to have an opinion”] but that’s my choice to 16

Will players give an opinion in an interview if theyre asked about the Morey controversy 10:31 pm Sun Oct 11 EDT

Russians? They have plenty of money. 13

So the off-season finally is over and now all were talking about is politics 7:20 am Mon Oct 12 EDT

8 out of the first 10 posts on new right now are about China. I’m no maths expert, but I feel like there are percentages between 0% and 80%. 2

So the off-season finally is over and now all were talking about is politics 7:20 am Mon Oct 12 EDT

No, we true intellectuals will surely turn the whole situation around with a thousand near-identical comments about how bad China is. 1

bELiEve in SomETHing eVEn it means sacrificing EverYthing 7:23 am Mon Oct 12 EDT

> Do you care more about the Chinese market or the actual fans living in the US? Time to choose a side. The fuck does this even mean? This whole thing has no effect on non-Chinese fans at all, and the impact of the protests themselves is near non-exis 5

bELiEve in SomETHing eVEn it means sacrificing EverYthing 7:23 am Mon Oct 12 EDT

Morey hasn’t been fired and is reportedly in no danger of losing his job. There is no slippery slope. The NBA will continue to stay out of Chinese affairs/avoid openly opposing China, and collect their money. China is terrible, I get it, but that doesn 2

No The Athletic did not say Hong Kong is a part of China and the people there should play by the same rules as the people on the mainland 11:33 pm Mon Oct 12 EDT

“I can’t believe these athletes won’t lose out on millions and the league won’t lose out on billions to make a moral stand, this is absolutely disgusting! Can’t wait for the new season to start though, my team’s a contender and I’m gonna be 8

KD has the perfect opportunity to completely restore his image right now if he came out and publicly supported Hong Kong 9:08 pm Tue Oct 13 EDT

God I can’t stand this take. Is players speaking up going to give people their freedom? If LeBron speaks up tomorrow, is the Chinese government just going to say “Oh shit, our bad. Gonna grant full Hong Kong independence now, might even free Uighurs 5

KD has the perfect opportunity to completely restore his image right now if he came out and publicly supported Hong Kong 9:08 pm Tue Oct 13 EDT

> voting > China I’m sure you can see the issue here. Political stances from foreign non-governmental public figures have resulted in significant change to authoritarian dictatorships exactly zero times. Pressure that actually leads to anything 2

Bontemps Among the 96 players who had at least 100 direct isolations last season according to data from Second Spectrum Tatum ranked dead last in efficiency with an average of 70 points per play 10:02 am Wed Oct 14 EDT

Giannis did it and won MVP. Just don’t try and play like Kobe when you’re in your second year in the league. 3

Who s the NBA All-Social Justice lineup 9:53 pm Wed Oct 14 EDT

Kareem > Wilt if we’re doing all-time. 2

Are the Lakers overrated 9:46 am Thu Oct 15 EDT

> Now obviously it’s pre season Could have just stopped there. 6

Have ANY NBA players coaches spoken up for freedom 10:52 pm Fri Oct 16 EDT

Because they spoke up about domestic issues a couple of times, and as we all know if you speak out on one issue you’re automatically responsible for taking a strong position on literally every social or political issue in the world. 2

Have ANY NBA players coaches spoken up for freedom 10:52 pm Fri Oct 16 EDT

I would play somebody good money to create a Reddit extension that blocks all mentions of the words “China” or “freedom” or “Hong Kong” in r/nba from my feed for the next six months. 2

Trump tweets Kerr So funny to watch Steve Kerr grovel and pander when asked a simple question about China He chocked and looks weak and pathetic Don t want him at the White House 4:19 am Sat Oct 17 EDT

Not really, it’s not Steve Kerr’s job to look strong or whatever. His job is to coach basketball. 2

Will Morey be employed in the NBA by the end of the year 11:16 pm Mon Oct 19 EDT

> at the top 1

Serious what topics are allowed and not allowed at the moment 5:45 pm Tue Oct 20 EDT

Was it a comment that was already posted? That was probably why. 1

Adam Silver It bothered me that in saying that we regretted upsetting Chinese fans it was interpreted as an apology to the Chinese government we certainly did not apologize to the Chinese government 3:43 pm Fri Oct 23 EDT

An apology to Chinese fans. Not the government. It’s all well and good to think it was weak as fuck anyway but a whole lot of people seem to think anything short of “Fuck China” is a pro-CCP statement. 0

The Pacers just doubled-down on their version of Steven Adams-Enes Kanter but decided to start their version of Kanter Sabonis for the next 4 years at forward 4:22 pm Mon Oct 26 EDT

Your main in-conference competition is rolling out front courts of Giannis/Lopez and Horford/Embiid. Maybe it can work in the regular season against most teams but that’s a horrible matchup in the playoffs. 4

Jaylen brown or buddy hield12:30 am Tue Oct 27 EDT

You’ll see it every day for the rest of the year, too. There’s one every season. Two years ago, it was Giannis/AD. Last year it was Mitchell/Booker. Clearly this year’s duo has been chosen. 0

The Clippers added two superstars to a 48 win team The lakers added one superstar to a 35 win team 8:53 pm Tue Oct 27 EDT

The Lakers lost a bunch of guys too. 1

Giannis Antetokounmpo has a 30 point triple double vs Houston Rockets10:15 pm Thu Oct 29 EDT

Siakam fouled out first game of the season. 2

Realistically speaking Bucks window is 2 years 5:59 pm Fri Oct 30 EDT

Toronto with 33 year old Lowry and 35 year old Gasol, who will be in their age 35 and 37 seasons respectively by the time Giannis joins? The Lakers just straight up don’t have the money with LeBron and AD on board barring an extremely unlikely 2016-sty 2

What is your top 10 based on ceiling alone No longevity rings legacy etc The only thing that matters is how good a player was for one season 8:12 pm Fri Oct 30 EDT

And Hakeem, who actually won MVP and DPOY. 2

Why does it seem like people care talk about Herro more than Giannis who is averaging 24 13 105:46 pm Wed Nov 4 EDT

This dude is a troll, his last account got banned and I guess the mods haven’t got round to this one yet. Don’t blame this on us. 5

Why does it seem like people care talk about Herro more than Giannis who is averaging 24 13 105:46 pm Wed Nov 4 EDT

You definitely need help, that’s for sure. 3

Ingram just got called for a palming violation 8:51 pm Thu Nov 5 EDT

I’ve seen IT get called for it once (I wanna say playoffs against the Bulls) but that’s it. Guys with big hands do it a lot too. Can’t remember the last time I saw Giannis or KD *not* palm it and I’ve only seen Giannis called once and never for KD 4

Ingram just got called for a palming violation 8:51 pm Thu Nov 5 EDT

> call it every time Please god no, games would never end. 3

I think Pat Riley doesnt get enough credit for jumpstarting Lebrons career and turning his reputation around no longer being a perennial loser10:37 pm Thu Nov 5 EDT

I think he meant “delusional enough to think he could win after LeBron left”, not “he did win after LeBron left”. 1

Is Kawhi a better player than Kobe was 1:09 am Fri Nov 6 EDT

It’s certainly a good question, but nobody gets their due credit until they’re way out of their prime or they’ve already achieved enough to be top 10-20 all time. Look at all the comments about Harden or Giannis or Curry or AD right now, save that s 1

What argument does Derozan have for being a top ten SG 1:22 am Fri Nov 6 EDT

Giannis and AD kinda carry the load there. Harden’s just as good as those two but as nice as Beal is it’s still a big drop to second place. 2

James Harden becomes the 6th player to attempt 15 FTs in 5 straight games joining Wilt Chamberlain shocker Michael Jordan Adrian Dantley Stephen Chubin and Bob Pettit8:44 pm Fri Nov 6 EDT

Shaq averaged 13 a game in his prime, how the hell is he not on this list. 1

Serious Would Harden be considered a top 10 player in the league if he shot 65 from the free throw line this season 8:45 pm Fri Nov 6 EDT

No he wouldn’t. He almost certainly wouldn’t have six rings for a start because all those close games he won wouldn’t have been winnable if he was missing hella free throws all game. His career PPG would drop by around 2.5 points too, that’s a big 1

Honestly Houston has ruined the fun of watching basketball4:44 am Sun Nov 8 EDT

Imagine how much of a hate-on you have to have for a franchise whose centrepiece is Giannis Antetokounmpo to blame them for a one-note jump shooting offensive trend. 0

Better overall player currently Lowry vs Kyrie2:11 pm Sun Nov 8 EDT

He is a Raptors fan. One of the shittiest examples of one too if his post history is much to go by. 2

What do the lakers do better than the bucks 3:26 pm Mon Nov 9 EDT

I’m honestly shocked you still manage to bait people with this shit. 3

Giannis comparing the workload differences between Mike Budenholzer and Jason Kidd I was used to former Bucks coach Jason Kidd He was breaking us down but I was happy about it I think I was the only one that was embracing that 3:21 pm Fri Nov 13 EDT

AD would actually die. 6

KAT better than Jokic He has better stats so why is he not better11:28 pm Fri Nov 13 EDT

Only if your 3P% is above 35% though, otherwise you’re trash regardless of TS%. 1

Would a prime Shaq be essentially useless in todays NBA 3:07 pm Mon Nov 16 EDT

Embiid is also highly skilled in the post and plays bully ball. Shaq and Giannis play nothing alike, nor was he comparably athletic during his peak years in LA after he’d put on a bunch of weight. 0

Prior to injury Khris Middleton averaged 19 6 3 on 47 39 89 shooting 60 TS What do you make of this 6:09 pm Mon Nov 16 EDT

Depends on the game. It’s pretty good (but not great) when he wants it to be. 2

Prior to injury Khris Middleton averaged 19 6 3 on 47 39 89 shooting 60 TS What do you make of this 6:09 pm Mon Nov 16 EDT

I really don’t understand why people think 19 a game as our second option isn’t “enough”. We’re not the Lakers or some shit, we play a deep rotation, keep the starters’ minutes down, and we move the ball a lot. We don’t need a 25 PPG scorer, 1

Nikola Jokic so far this season 44 FG 22 4 3FG 3:52 pm Thu Nov 19 EDT

We did hear about it last time Giannis and Embiid were anywhere near this bad. Though that was the playoffs. 4

Luka is living proof that Larry Bird could of dominated todays game 11:49 pm Thu Nov 19 EDT

Usually that argument boils down to shooting though, eg. “Magic couldn’t shoot threes, no way he’d be as good at PG in this era.” Doesn’t really apply to Bird, I don’t recall ever seeing an upvoted take on here about him being worse in this er 2

The Pulse of the r nba Thinking LeBron was done just earlier this month A history Last 30 days of top 5 posts 9:02 am Sat Nov 21 EDT

How many of these were upvoted? 3

Why do I have a feeling that Giannis will be on gs next season 2:34 am Sun Nov 22 EDT

> the pieces to make a great offer Which pieces? Dlo? Pass. God knows we don’t want Draymond on a Giannis-less team. 5

What if 3 pointers were worth 4 points and 2 pointers were worth 3 11:30 pm Mon Nov 23 EDT

You could adjust it pretty easily. 1

Luka Doncic and Trae Young are still comparable r nba is just reactionary3:48 pm Tue Nov 24 EDT

I feel like I see way more people complaining about comparisons than people making comparisons. Thank Christ Reddit wasn’t around when Hakeem and Jordan were in the same draft. 1

If the clippers were to call their city edition jerseys Load Town we could have Load Town vs Cream City finals 2:26 am Wed Nov 25 EDT

Be pretty impressed if we somehow managed to get an Orlando/Milwaukee Finals series at all tbh. 2

Who is the Mvp2:04 am Thu Nov 26 EDT

That happens to everybody when they’re competing for MVP. How often did we have to hear about how Giannis can’t shoot last year? How LeBron’s defence was garbage the year before? Westbrook’s crazy statpadding and ball hogging the year before that? 1

Giannis is the first player to record 24 points 19 rebounds and 15 assists since Larry Bird in 198211:17 pm Thu Nov 26 EDT

Westbrook misses out by like two points from his 20/20/20 game last year. Mostly these threads just seem like a weird way to say “Hey this guy had a good game, let’s talk about it”. 3

What happened to Trae Young s three pointer 1:40 am Sat Nov 28 EDT

[I actually looked it up](https://www.basketball-reference.com/play-index/pgl_finder.cgi?request=1&match=game&year_min=2019&year_max=2019&is_playoffs=N&age_min=0&age_max=99&season_start=1&season_end=-1&pos_is_g=Y&po 1

Do the clippers actually have a big 3 8:06 am Sat Nov 28 EDT

I’ll be deep in my cold hard grave before I ever accept that Lou Williams didn’t deserve to make the All Star team in 2018. 4

Did history repeat itself 34 years later 9:10 pm Sat Nov 28 EDT

No, it happened 30 years later in reverse. 1. Maple Jordan 2. Oft-injured big man 3. African centre with sweet post moves and great defence 3

With 5 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter Portland Trailblazers are down 10 points against the 13th seed Cavaliers10:05 pm Sat Nov 28 EDT

Yeah the Cavs are the 13th seed, but that’s in the East. We all know how tough it is to get a high seeding in a conference that strong. 2

With 5 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter Portland Trailblazers are down 10 points against the 13th seed Cavaliers10:05 pm Sat Nov 28 EDT

In the weak West though, they’d be the 18th seed in the East at best. 1

Come on guys a man hit 13 threes tonight and a game winner and this sub isn t freaking out 10:50 pm Sat Nov 28 EDT

A) He plays for the Bulls B) He was playing the Hornets That’s not a recipe for publicity. Last few seconds was fucking wild though. 5

Its clear to me that the Dallas Mavericks have the answer2:57 pm Mon Nov 30 EDT

Even the ones that aren’t trolls are pretty out of control, when was the last circlejerk like this that lasted more than a week? 1

Shaq s vs Curry s1:02 am Fri Dec 4 EDT

5 Currys easily, people aren’t thinking about this enough. Sure, the Currys would never get a rebound and Shaqs would shoot 100% from post ups, but it’d rarely get that far. This is a 5 on 5 game with no benches - NBA rules say in that scenario it’ 1

Jokic scored 9 or less in 4 of his 6 six games8:02 pm Sat Dec 5 EDT

That’s not really a problem, it just shows he had a bit of a bad stretch after a perfectly good start. It doesn’t show he started badly, which was the point. 5

Would you trade Giannis for Doncic4:17 pm Tue Dec 8 EDT

> factoring age Really, our championship odds *double* over the next ten years if we trade away a 25 year old for a 20 year old who isn’t as good? 6

Would you trade Giannis for Doncic4:17 pm Tue Dec 8 EDT

If we swapped Giannis for Doncic right now we’d be a whopping $2m under the cap, and he’s due for a 30% extension the same year Giannis gets a 35% extension. The difference between their contracts is that we probably don’t have to pay the tax with 2

Would you trade Giannis for Doncic4:17 pm Tue Dec 8 EDT

Luka, good as he is, is a quarter of the way through his second season and has never played a playoff game, he doesn’t have a “trajectory” right now. Meanwhile Giannis is in his 7th season, already an MVP, and has made significant improvements every 1

Predicting the next ROTY with average game score through 22 games every rookie of the year since 1984 determined after 22 games 7:15 pm Thu Dec 10 EDT

He started the year on the bench as a second round pick and his biggest competition was a guy who only played 34 games and a guy from that same team who only started doing well after the team started tanking, it was pretty weak. He did grow into it thoug 2

I m afraid Westbrook will not be an all star 10:11 pm Thu Dec 10 EDT

Coaches aren’t immune to bad decisions either, they’re going on reputation just as much as anyone because they’re not paying a huge amount of attention to other teams throughout the season. 1

Milwaukee Bucks lead 110-73 against the Clippers10:38 pm Fri Dec 11 EDT

They’re missing Shamet and a couple end of bench guys but all the big names are there. They tried freezing Giannis out early on with some extra defensive attention but the rest of the team started shitting on them, so they stopped doing it and at that 1

Bucks went on a 39-9 run on the clippers10:38 pm Fri Dec 11 EDT

Giannis dominated the third quarter when we started this run, there are other numbers in a box score besides +/- you could check to learn that. 1

Bucks went on a 39-9 run on the clippers10:38 pm Fri Dec 11 EDT

So you watched Giannis score ten straight in the third and still want to give all the credit to the bench (who were amazing, granted)? Interesting. 1

Clippers haven t impressed me all year11:13 pm Fri Dec 11 EDT

Well damn, there’s porn subs for everything I guess. 2

The Rockets are on pace to win 56 games James Harden is avg 39ppg 10:12 pm Fri Dec 18 EDT

We’re on track for 70+ wins (as are the Lakers), zero chance he or anybody else wins MVP if Giannis or LeBron are fronting 70 win teams. 1

The Milwaukee Bucks have yet to face the Lakers Mavs and the 76ers2:28 pm Sat Dec 19 EDT

If only they’d already had a whole season of dominance in the past so we could know if it’s for real or not. Super unfortunate this is the franchise’s debut season though, guess we’ll have to wait. 0

We have chirped James Harden into changing his game an observational commentary 10:24 pm Sat Dec 19 EDT

Kevin Durant strongly disagrees. 5

Who is one player you DONT want to see have a successful comeback 4:53 am Tue Dec 22 EDT

Lance Stephenson is a terrible human being and the league is better without him. See also: JR Smith 0

The Rockets only win against a contending team this year has been against the Clippers without PG4:06 pm Tue Dec 22 EDT

So only really good fully healthy team they’ve beaten is Toronto. The Lakers have only beaten the Mavs (who got their win back later on). We also dropped a game to the Mavs without Luka and just about every good team we’ve played has been missing a ke 3

Kobe Legacy viewed through the eyes of Reddit vs YouTube6:21 pm Wed Dec 23 EDT

As opposed to the And1 vets all over YouTube comment sections? 5

Serious What was the last regular season game as hyped as Lakers Bucks tonight 7:22 pm Thu Dec 24 EDT

Bucks/Rockets MVP showdown last year was more hyped than this tbh, never mind other teams. Then Giannis and Harden both played pretty badly and Bledsoe was the best player on the floor lol. This has hype no doubt but it’s too early in the season to get 1

Does this sub even watching games 7:42 am Sat Dec 26 EDT

“Do people even watch games?!” *cites statistic that’s absolutely worthless over a sample size that small, with no context, and no mention of what actually happened in the game at all* 15

Does this sub even watching games 7:42 am Sat Dec 26 EDT

Story of my life tbh. 3

Name a player who gets protected in your teams subreddit even when they deserve criticism4:40 pm Mon Dec 28 EDT

We shit on DJ Wilson so hard after his rookie year that it’s kinda hard to criticise him now, even when he does play badly. 2

CJ McCollum on Harden you wanna know why he s great when people come up with new ways to hate when you drop back to back 50 point games and it wasn t even a story 8:06 pm Mon Dec 28 EDT

Then it’d probably get removed because you just made shit up, keep crying though. -3

Giannis hitting 34 2 of his 3s on a career high 5 1 attempts while shooting a career low 59 8 on FTs4:14 am Tue Dec 29 EDT

Mostly his FT routine is garbage and inconsistent and he’s always fucking with it. Different number of dribbles every time, messing with how much arc he puts on the ball, all of that. He doesn’t have to worry about that so much with his threes, his fo 1

Switch Lillard and Curry for the previous 5 years how many titles do the Warriors have 8:54 pm Tue Dec 29 EDT

This is a stupid way to determine who’s “overrated”. Even if they did win the same number of titles, some titles are a lot easier to win than others (2017 vs. 2018 for example). Lillard being hypothetically able to win with that same cast around him 1

If Hawks was in midwest it would be by far the most gloomy franchise12:47 am Wed Dec 30 EDT

They also won 60 games and made the ECF like five years ago, as opposed to the numerous franchises that have been around for decades and never made it that far once. 3

Can giannis not bully the trio of Embiid simmons and horford 3:39 pm Wed Dec 30 EDT

Yeah, like last year when everybody stopped him with ease. 3

Can giannis not bully the trio of Embiid simmons and horford 3:39 pm Wed Dec 30 EDT

Are we talking about Giannis or are we talking about the Bucks? “Giannis” didn’t lose to the Raptors, the Bucks did, and he wasn’t even close to being the most underperforming player on the team in that series. Meanwhile the Celtics still had a r 1

Why dont people talk about Giannis choke job against Raptors in playoffs like KD against GSW in 2016 12:18 am Thu Dec 31 EDT

Lol call him the best player in the league and see if anybody mentions it. 5

What do clippers fans have in common with b tches they both root for LA basketball teams overheard in an argument at work today 2:25 am Sat Jan 2 EDT

They both have two syllables in their first and last names? 1

Who s having a better season - Jamal Murray or Terry Rozier8:10 pm Sun Jan 3 EDT

Murray, because winning matters. Rozier is better value for money though, somehow. -1

Out of 32 of the leagues current 20PPG scorers 16 are below the NBA league average of 57 1 TS for the 2019-20 season 14 of these scorers have a sub 500 record 7:54 pm Mon Jan 4 EDT

Harden lobs to Giannis out of the high pick and roll would be the single most efficient play in the league CMV. 2

serious if Giannis and harden were swapped 9:32 pm Mon Jan 4 EDT

We’re currently 4-19 from three, he knows all about it. We just have more guys who do things other than brick threes. 1

Before tonights blowout win against Miami Bradley Beal was rated as a CLEAR negative player by every single impact metric 10:00 pm Mon Jan 4 EDT

Ok, now give us some video of examples of how his defence *as a two guard* is significantly more of a negative than his offence is a positive. Because, you know, basketball is played on a court and not a spreadsheet. 5

Discussion Suppose the NBA instituted an average height limit The average height of all 5 players on the court needs to be 6ft0 or less What kind of height distributions would be successful 5:03 am Wed Jan 1 EDT

CP3/Lowry/IT would be the greatest big 3 in the history of basketball. 2

I hear a lot of people think middle late 1sts are overrated Tell that to Nuggets Executive Tim Connelly who since 2013 drafted Rudy Gobert 27th Donovan Mitchell 13th Gary Harris 19th Jokic 2nd round MPJ 14th McDermott 11th and Monte Morri8:09 am Wed Jan 1 EDT

Gobert and Mitchell weren’t his picks either. 4

I hear a lot of people think middle late 1sts are overrated Tell that to Nuggets Executive Tim Connelly who since 2013 drafted Rudy Gobert 27th Donovan Mitchell 13th Gary Harris 19th Jokic 2nd round MPJ 14th McDermott 11th and Monte Morri8:09 am Wed Jan 1 EDT

Depends what you’ve already got. Like, we’re very clearly win-now but we’re a bit short on younger guys and we’re planning on being win now for the next ~10 years. We also already have a set starting lineup and solid depth, so unless we can someho 1

Who says no to this trade8:20 pm Wed Jan 1 EDT

The Waiters contract makes no difference to them, they can leave him sitting at home just like they have with Iggy. They’re not going to get a higher pick than that for him, the only teams that will actually want him are really good teams who will be pi 1

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were just named East and West Player of the Month for December4:46 pm Thu Jan 2 EDT

Could probably post this in advance for January, February and March too. 3

If NBA is trying to make the league more entertaining exciting why are they also trying to make it as soft as possible 7:14 pm Fri Jan 3 EDT

You’d have league executives jumping out of windows if the NBA had NHL-level ratings in America, that’s not much of a convincing argument. 1

How can anyone be watching James Harden right now and think this is anywhere near boring to watch 9:54 pm Fri Jan 3 EDT

The answer is that even by Harden’s standards he is absolutely balling the fuck out right now. I don’t think he’s boring either but nobody would if his games always looked like this. 1

Most obnoxious nba team fan base in your opinion is 8:51 pm Sat Jan 4 EDT

You stopped getting bitchslapped and started winning titles. The list of best to worst fanbases is pretty much identical to the list of best to worst teams, except the Lakers/Celtics/76ers. 3

Whos the current best NBA player that doesnt abuse the rules 9:44 pm Wed Jan 8 EDT

A spot up shooter who plays horrible defence, pick whichever one of those you think is best. Between carrying, travelling, hand checking and verticality you can knock out basically anybody who dribbles the ball or tries defensively. 3

Is Steph Curry a more influential player than LeBron James 5:28 pm Sat Jan 11 EDT

Yeah, the most influential guys in terms of who gets copied are always gonna be the “normal” guys. You wanna be KD, 6’11 shooting over everybody? First you gotta be 6’11. You wanna be Shaq? Fucking lol. Guys like Curry or Nash or Stockton though? 1

Why don t we call Luka Doncic The Kid instead of baby goat8:39 pm Sat Jan 11 EDT

I don’t know why people feel the need to come up with nicknames for guys whose first names work as mononyms. Just call him Luka. I get it if guys have common names (eg. Paul Pierce, Jason Williams) or if they push it themselves (Kobe) but “Luka” by 1

What happened to the Lebron only went to the lakers to make movies narrative 2:37 am Sun Jan 19 EDT

He did go to the Lakers to make movies, or at least increase his profile and networking ability in general. Doesn’t mean he can’t play at an elite level and win a bunch of games at the same time. 1

Matisse Thybulle is a championship winning piece I dont remember a player having this much affect on the game from a defensive point of view let alone a rookie The kid is next level on the defensive end 5:12 pm Mon Jan 20 EDT

> I don’t remember a player having this much affect on the game from a defensive point of view You don’t remember Rudy Gobert? He played two days ago, had 15 rebounds with two steals and three blocks. He’s an absurdly good defender for a rookie 5

Does Giannis speak Greek I mean I assume he would be fluent in it but Ive never seen any clips 4:25 pm Wed Jan 22 EDT

He considers himself Greek, of Nigerian heritage. You know, because that’s what he is. His parents also named him ‘Giannis’ instead of an English name, should probably give you a bit of a hint that they might have had him speaking Greek. 1

4 team trad id a that can put the Mavericks back into cont ntion4:21 pm Thu Jan 23 EDT

First off, Steven Adams is not ‘classy’, he’s Tongan. Only brings half a lunch pail into work all day. First one in the gym but never the last one out. 1

Brogdons Dad7:15 am Fri Jan 24 EDT

How does Brogdon manage to look so much like this guy and Obama at the same time even though this guy and Obama could not possibly look more different. 2

Jimmy Butler struggles to guard Kawhi12:33 am Sat Jan 25 EDT

And Kawhi still torched the 76ers. That’s the thing about superstars, when they’re in form even good defence is going to get smashed. 1

None of Bucks players average more than 30 minutes a game3:16 am Sat Jan 25 EDT

Was that when we dropped one game in the first two rounds before losing in six to the team with the second best record in the league, who clearly stepped their defence up in the playoffs? Amazing how a one seed losing to a two seed with a coasting star i 5

None of Bucks players average more than 30 minutes a game3:16 am Sat Jan 25 EDT

That’s a bullshit rep too, even Harden’s individual rep is wildly overblown. Even box score watching would tell you both teams, for the most part, play well, but apparently if you lose you choked and suck and if you win you’re a clutch playoff god. -1

None of Bucks players average more than 30 minutes a game3:16 am Sat Jan 25 EDT

“OG less Raptors team” like he would have really put them over the top, Jesus man. And if you want to play the missing role player game we didn’t have DiVincenzo anyway. The Pistons were terrible and didn’t match up with us well anyway, but the C 1

None of Bucks players average more than 30 minutes a game3:16 am Sat Jan 25 EDT

OG has never been as good defensively as Kawhi and Gasol were in that playoff run, you are smoking crack. And DiVincenzo is arguably our best perimeter defender, I don’t know how much you’ve watched us this year but he is absolutely elite defensively. 0

Why is it that so many players play well for the Mavericks 10:27 am Mon Jan 27 EDT

Interesting flair. 2

Serious The NBA s Iconic Logo and What it Means to You3:54 pm Mon Jan 27 EDT

They can, they just choose not to because it’s not supposed to be a particular player. Just a generic one representing all players. 2

Why the Lakers should retire GiGis number7:25 pm Tue Jan 28 EDT

Fuck it, just retire the league. 3

Is Jan 26th 2020 now going to be viewed as a before amp after event in NBA history 10:41 pm Tue Jan 28 EDT

No, he wasn’t in the league and it was pretty unpreventable (compared to, say, Len Bias). It’s sad and all but it doesn’t really have an effect on the league itself or how the game is played. 1

Which players active today have careers that would be considered borderline Hall of Fame 1:30 am Thu Jan 30 EDT

If Tracy McGrady is first ballot, Dwight Howard already booked his ticket like ten years ago. 5

Giannis with the Devil s 1st Quarter9:41 pm Fri Jan 31 EDT

> maybe we can get a 40 minute game out of Giannis Bud would murder his first born son in cold blood before he ever lets Giannis play 40 minutes in January. 2

Is Thanasis the luckiest make a wish kid in the world 9:42 pm Fri Jan 31 EDT

Outscoring Jokic tho. 0

Bledsoe Brogdon comparison 49 games into the season4:36 am Mon Feb 3 EDT

You mean Khris Middleton? 9

Are there any real arguments for having Giannis over Harden 8:51 pm Mon Feb 3 EDT

He frequently gets shit on by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander though, the true GOAT. 1

Are there any real arguments for having Giannis over Harden 8:51 pm Mon Feb 3 EDT

If your support is is shit, you either haven’t been built around or you’ve proven that you can’t in fact be built around effectively. In either case, carrying shit teams to good but not great results is absolutely not evidence that you’re easy to 1

Are Brooklyn and Golden State the most dissapointing teams in the league this year 10:47 pm Sat Feb 8 EDT

Brand fucked you up worse than Colangelo ever did, how much did you give up for half a season of Jimmy Butler and the privilege of overpaying Harris? 2

Lebron not winning the MVP would have me question what the meaning of the award really is When you take this dude off the court the Lakers look like a lottery team even with AD on the floor Dude is literally their entire offense 3:00 am Tue Feb 11 EDT

It still applies with a strict literal interpretation if you interpret contribution to total team wins as the most valuable thing a player can provide. 1

Giannis has a higher usage rate than Harden while averaging less assists and points4:06 pm Thu Feb 13 EDT

It’s interesting because you don’t seem to understand what usage rate is. If Giannis watches Eric Bledsoe dribble for 22 seconds before catching a lob and throwing it down, that brings his usage rate up. If Harden dribbles the ball for 22 seconds and 10

Dwyane Wade s unflinching support of his trans daughter is a turning point2:57 pm Fri Feb 14 EDT

> not basketball related Sure, in the same way Kobe’s death wasn’t basketball related. -3

Dwyane Wade s unflinching support of his trans daughter is a turning point2:57 pm Fri Feb 14 EDT

Fair. How about LeBron’s school? The most popular Giannis video in r/nba history was him standing there with a blowjob bell and his new baby was all over here just the other day. There’s a post on the front page right now about what the top posts are 4

Dwyane Wade s unflinching support of his trans daughter is a turning point2:57 pm Fri Feb 14 EDT

So your criteria is what? Must be a current player, must affect current players/the league/teams (not that shitposts on team subs do that, but sure)? And yet, there’s a post from just last month with 24k upvotes of Charles Barkley talking about Bronny 1

Choose one5:28 pm Sat Feb 15 EDT

So current Giannis, but like 15 years of it? How much did you really think this one through OP? 1

Aliens cast a spell and now every NBA players age corresponds to the number they wear on their Jersey Curry is now 30yo Harden is 13yo Hows your team doing Whos the best player in the league Whos the worst 11:20 pm Sat Feb 15 EDT

LeBron by far the best player in the league, but 34 year old Giannis/22 year old Middleton/26 year old Korver should take the Bucks pretty far. 1

Aaron Gordon shouldve dunked over a Kia Optima to win the dunk contest11:22 pm Sat Feb 15 EDT

They got Disney on the shirt. Should have dunked over a mouse, probably would have given him a 50 for not “pushing off”. 1

Wade screwed over two people tonight11:24 pm Sat Feb 15 EDT

Man I get we’re all mad at Wade but let’s not do that. 1

Wade screwed over two people tonight11:24 pm Sat Feb 15 EDT

It was definitely better than DJJ’s first dunk. 4

In the midst of all adrenaline hype from the all-star game dont forget 12:16 am Mon Feb 17 EDT

He did make LeBron look foolish with a sweet post move in the 4th though, credit where it’s due. 4

Giannis Basically we were trying to find whoever James Harden was guarding Thats who we thought we would have an opportunity to score on 2:33 am Mon Feb 17 EDT

Yes, 26th of March, but given they’ll be guarding Giannis with PJ Tucker, Robert Covington and Danuel House I imagine they’ll both do alright with the buckets. 1

I just deeped its funny how giannis picked kemba over harden because he would pass the ball yet was straight up ignored in the 4th qtr 6:50 pm Tue Feb 18 EDT

Embiid was somewhat understandable because he was doing alright in the post on LeBron. Kemba was straight poo though. 2

r NBA loves roasting players and teams what s wrong with roasting a city 2:17 am Fri Feb 21 EDT

It’s also a lot more common for teams like the Colts and other small markets to actually sign good FAs, and players don’t often leave due to market size. Small NBA cities absolutely have a victim complex compared to NFL cities, but that’s because t 2

Im getting real tired of Dwade rant4:45 am Sun Feb 23 EDT

10 with a Heat flair. 6

If the Bucks win the chip now what should the LA teams do 5:57 am Mon Feb 24 EDT

... Try and win again next year? 2

Why does r nba hate James Harden so much 6:42 pm Fri Feb 28 EDT

> He has never done anything stupid off court I agree with your other points but this one absolutely is not true. www.nba.nbcsports.com/2018/09/14/prosecutor-to-review-cellphone-club-incident-involving-james-harden/amp/ www.nbcsports.com/philadelphi 2

Are these the top 5 defensive trios in the NBA right now 8:37 am Sun Mar 1 EDT

Giannis was great at defence when John Henson was our centre too, it’s Giannis and Bledsoe that allow Lopez to be as good as he is by staying in the paint at all times. That’s why our defensive rating has tanked the last couple of years with Giannis o 4

Why we should be skeptical of each Eastern Conference contender6:46 pm Thu Mar 5 EDT

I know he’s bad against us because Giannis is a nightmare matchup for him, just looking at box scores he seemed to do fine in his one game against Boston and pretty bad in two games each against Miami/Philly. 2

Request can someone post Giannis Airballing that mid range shot with like 1 30 left in the third12:39 am Sat Mar 7 EDT

Clearly just setting up the Connaughton fastball for the DiVincenzo three, just like we drew it up. You have the weirdest hate boner for a Giannis though, I don’t know if anybody told you but your team won lost year. You don’t need to be this salty. -1

Request can someone post Giannis Airballing that mid range shot with like 1 30 left in the third12:39 am Sat Mar 7 EDT

Nah he wants the clip because he’s got a big hate on for Giannis. I spend way too much time here, I recognise the username. 2

Request can someone post Giannis Airballing that mid range shot with like 1 30 left in the third12:39 am Sat Mar 7 EDT

This dude, a Raptors fan, goes into the Rockets sub and posts “Fuck Milwaukee”, somehow I feel like he’s not just wanting to see a funny blooper. Wild conspiracy, I know. 1

Lakers are 40-0 when having the lead going into the 4th quarter- lets see if they can do it tonight12:44 am Sat Mar 7 EDT

They’ll be fine, they picked it up in the third and we’ve looked sloppy as shit all night. Maybe DiVincenzo and Rondo can combine to get us the win but I doubt it, Lakers too stronk. 1

The Bucks are pretenders 2:38 am Sat Mar 7 EDT

Too obvious, gotta throw in some backhanded shit like “Giannis is great at the rim when he can get there” and “Bud is an elite regular season coach” to really get us going. 3

If Harden s struggles very bad in the playoffs and leads them to a first round exit do you think they would trade him Put up your trade offers 7:44 pm Sat Mar 7 EDT

It’s the new TT/Shump/Nets pick. “Mediocrity and a pretty good pick gets you superstars right?” 2

Sports media is trying hard to snub Giannis of a potential MVP in favor of LeBron in the exact same way they snubbed LeBron of MVP years ago5:40 pm Mon Mar 9 EDT

I’m just glad it’s not Bucks fans posting this bullshit after what we had to hear all of last year. The media loves LeBron. More than Giannis. But LeBron isn’t an MVP contender without putting up amazing numbers on a fantastic team. ESPN talking he 1

Take AD and LeBron off Lakers and Giannis and Middleton off Bucks and who was in a series 11:23 pm Tue Mar 10 EDT

The team that has not-Rondo running their offence. 1

Giannis Antetokounmpos skill7:58 pm Mon Mar 23 EDT

Giannis hasn’t been a small forward for two years and regularly matches up against centres. 5

How would you feel if your team won a championship in the most asterisked season of all time 7:21 am Sun Apr 26 EDT

It’s better than no championship at all. And the salt from teams that lost would be glorious, if they run some bullshit NCAA-style tournament for playoff teams I hope fans of shitty teams have their popcorn ready. 1

I matched with female Steve Kerr on Tinder6:09 am Mon Apr 27 EDT

Damn, thought this really had the potential to be a GOAT-tier shitpost. No, just making fun of a woman who bears an unfortunate resemblance to somebody famous. This is the Greg Oden of r/nba content. 2

Why is Jordan considered tougher than Lebron 9:27 pm Tue May 19 EDT

Shit even if you’re in your early-mid 30s you couldn’t say with a straight face you clearly remember analysing MJ’s skill as a basketball player. Going on memories 20+ years old is unreliable enough, trying to do it judging a basketball player’s 3

Why is scoring just measured by ppg now 4:20 pm Mon May 25 EDT

Is it harder to shoot a contested three over a guard/wing or get a layup/dunk through one or more bigs? Kinda depends on the player. Trae is good at taking contested threes, so he does. Giannis is good at finishing through contact at the rim, so he does. 1