Will The Milwaukee Bucks Make The NBA Finals ?

  By Lamar Battle   Contrary to the opinion of most observers  the Milwaukee Bucks  sporting the leagues best record ( 32-5, 1st in net rating and 3rd in offensive rating) and are currently riding a five game winning streak are just about a lock to win the NBA's Eastern Conference. Can they pull it … Continue reading Will The Milwaukee Bucks Make The NBA Finals ?

2019-20 NBA Western Conference Standings

    By Lamar Battle It's that time again.  One of the most anticipated NBA seasons is here one that boast the type of parity rarely seen in the leagues history. The Eastern Conference offers maybe three to four contenders but in the West, we are talking about five to six teams. Without further ado … Continue reading 2019-20 NBA Western Conference Standings

The Top Ten 2019-20 NBA Players

By Lamar Battle It's that time again. Who are this seasons best players ? Surprise, only two players  from the East. 10.  Damian Lillard:       PG-Portland Trailblazers The number ten spot for Damian Lillard (23.5 ppg, 6.3 apg 36.8 3pt %) is legit even thought we have him rated over Russell Westbrook and … Continue reading The Top Ten 2019-20 NBA Players

Jackie Robinson West Little League. Where Are They Now ?

By Lamar Battle   Few stories captured the imagination of Americans like the ascendancy of Chicago's 2014 Jackie Robinson West Little League team.   JRW proved to be a source of pride not only for Chicago but the entire country as they made it to the the Little League world championship game before losing to the team … Continue reading Jackie Robinson West Little League. Where Are They Now ?

NBA Free Agency Winners

By Lamar Battle Scores of NBA fans world wide have been patiently waiting for the end of the regular season and playoffs so that the real season could begin; you guessed it, NBA free agency. Judging from the results this may amount to the most exciting free agent period the league has ever known.  So, … Continue reading NBA Free Agency Winners

2019-20 NBA Draft Notables

  By Lamar Battle   Here are Drop Step's choices for the impact players in this years NBA Draft. Let's start with the top two obvious choices.   Zion Williamson: The Skinny:  The consensus number one pick and potential can't miss transformative star.  Incredible size and athleticism combined with the requisite amounts of dog, unselfishness, … Continue reading 2019-20 NBA Draft Notables

Warriors/Raptors, Let The Games Begin !

By Lamar Battle Looks like we got the icing on the cake, The Golden State Warriors vs The Toronto Raptors in what amounts to climax to a great season...Well at least until free agency starts. The Warriors are still great with or without All World Kevin Durant who is out with what has been characterized … Continue reading Warriors/Raptors, Let The Games Begin !

Blazers Make The Western Conf. Finals

What a game ! In one of the better 2018-19 playoff games the Portland Trailblazers beat the Denver Nuggets to advance to the NBA Western Conference finals. To be honest I thought Denver, owners of the 2nd best regular season record in the west had the edge but the Trailblazers kept chipping and chipping away … Continue reading Blazers Make The Western Conf. Finals

Rockets Warriors What’s Going On?

By Lamar Battle Will The Houston Rockets ever defeat the Golden State Warriors or will they be frustrated yet again ? The Warriors won the first game in the NBA Western Conference Semi Finals  but the game  was wrought with controversy and question marks.  Rocket complaint's about the officiating may or may not be credible. … Continue reading Rockets Warriors What’s Going On?

Who Is The 2018-19 NBA Rookie Of The Year ?

By Lamar Battle   In the first of our NBA awards series this one clears up a lot of questions about the two man race for NBA 2018-19 Rookie Of The Year.  The winner will be either Luka Doncic' of the Dallas Mavericks or Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks. Luka Doncic the 19 year … Continue reading Who Is The 2018-19 NBA Rookie Of The Year ?