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
By A.J. "Real F.N..Sports Talk" With popular opinion siding with Anthony Davis going to the L.A. Lakers I propose a different scenario. Believe it or not there is a avenue leading the Boston Celtics to the prize and it goes like this: The Four Team Trade: The Boston Celtics send forward Gordon Hayward and two … Continue reading Can Boston Land Anthony Davis ?
By Lamar Battle In a career that could easily qualify as a feature film, Derrick Rose scored 50 points in a Minnesota home victory over the Utah Jazz. Derrick broke down in a display of emotion that coincided with the outpouring of love from his teammates and Minnesota fans after the final horn in a … Continue reading A Rose Is Still A Rose…
By Lamar Battle The Bulls signed UN-restricted free agent and former number two pick in the draft Jabari Parker to a two year 40 million contract. In selecting the 23 year old Parker the Chicago Bulls may have pulled a fast one over on the rest of the NBA. What? Most observers point … Continue reading Welcome Home Jabari.
By Lamar Battle Most predicted that the 2017-18 NBA rookie class would be one of the best and from the looks of things they were right. Who are the Leaders in the race for Rookie Of The Year and team contributions? Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers: At the quarter mark the leader in the race … Continue reading Top Five 2017-18 NBA Rookie Leaders
By Lamar Battle Two teams two examples of confusion. One team ( The Oklahoma City Thunder) were projected to be at this point one of the NBA's elite teams. The other, ( The Chicago Bulls ) were projected to be one of the league's worst and as fate would have it the Thunder … Continue reading The Thunder And The Bulls, Two Trains Running.
By Lamar Battle Why fool ourselves, Once again, LeBron James dominates the headlines. LeBron joins the L.A. Lakers this year right smack dab in the middle of a Golden State Warriors Dynasty run. This is shaping up as better entertainment than a good Marvel movie. There will be blood. The Western Conference: Golden … Continue reading NBA 2018-19, Showtime Is Back !