After an inspiring 8-2 start to the season, the Philadelphia 76ers are trying to regain their footing after a tough stretch where they lost many key players to injury. Now back at full strength(sans Ben Simmons who is still adamant about not playing for the Sixers again) can Philly get back to the top of the conference?
Checking in on the Dallas Mavericks
Even though the Dallas Mavericks currently own a respectable 5-3 record in this young season, certain issues still need to be addressed as soon as possible. Luka Doncic has not been himself early on and the absence of Kristaps Porzingis has not helped matters. Can they figure it out?
Golden State of Mind
After reaching five straight NBA Finals since 2015 and with three championships to show for it, the Golden State Warriors may be ready to put the failures of the past two seasons behind them. With Klay Thompson expected to make his return in late December, can the Warriors return to championship contention this season under the leadership of Stephen Curry?
Defend the Land
After the departure of LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018, Cleveland has been slowly but steadily rebuilding. With intriguing young talent in Darius Garland, Collin Sexton and the newly signed Lauri Markkanen in tow, the Cavs look to return to the playoffs by banking on internal development.
The Celtics are starting a new chapter in Boston’s illustrious basketball history with a new head coach and several new pieces. While Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown figure to improve even more this upcoming season, can the Celtics become bonafide contenders once again?
San Antonio: The New Era
After more than two decades of sustained excellence, the San Antonio Spurs have finally embraced the rebuild. Armed with young talent and a legendary coach, the Spurs look to return to respectability in the near future.
Dame Time(running out)
After years of disappointments in Portland, star guard Damian Lillard’s future with the team is in doubt. The Blazers have been good for the past few years but are far away from being bona fide contenders in the competitive Western Conference. Is this the end of Dame’s time in Portland?
Life after Lowry: Where do the Toronto Raptors currently stand?
After the departure of franchise icon Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat, the Toronto Raptors are in unfamiliar territory. After missing the playoffs last year for the first time since 2012-13, the Raptors now usher in the post-Lowry era with many questions yet to be answered.
NBA Draft Countdown: The BOLD, the GROAT and the UGLY
The NBA Draft is less than 24 hours away and several storylines around the league have our attention. Jon Turco, contributor for the Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks and Bleacher Report breaks it down.
Beal with it: Decision time for Washington
With reports of Bradley Beal’s desire to leave Washington, the team has several important decisions to make that could usher in a new era in the nation’s capital. What’s next?