Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame’s Newest Class

This year’s class was announced at the Final Four earlier this month. This class includes some variety from the all-time winningest boy’s high school coach to one of the best guards to ever play in the NBA. John Delova, who is the CEO of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, said that they selected these…

Paul Pierce: Evaluating The Truth

Paul Pierce lined up a top of the key jump shot in the TD Garden as time expired. And the roof almost popped off the Garden. We’ve seen Pierce do this countless times as a Celtic in big games. When he did it for his final time, he was a Clipper. Since leaving the team…

Derrick Rose: What Could Have Been?

First season: Rookie of the Year Second season: 1st All Star selection Third season: Captures MVP at the age of 22 This was the beginning of Derrick Rose’s career in Chicago. Based on these achievements, he was on pace to be one of the best point guards ever. Rose had the basketball world salivating from…

2017 Hall of Fame class: Ben Wallace

In 2004-05, Ben Wallace was an undersized force in the paint that opposing guards feared. He was a staple of the greatest Detroit Pistons team since the Bad Boys. He was accompanied by Rasheed Wallace, Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince, and of course, Chauncey Billups. He is currently on the nominee list for the Hall of…

What did Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game look like?

I have been a basketball fan my entire life and I have the honor to experience some of the greatest scoring performances in the game. I watched Kobe’s 81 against Toronto and that was memorizing. Then, as a Celtics fan, I have seen Lebron score in the 50s several times. And even today, I have…

Hall of Fame Review: T-Mac

Several more examples for T-Mac to make a trip to Springfield, MA in 2018:     Is he in? When looking at his resume, T-Mac cannot be ignored. A T-Mac Comeback Anyone who can score 13 points in half a minute should be recognized for Bucket-getting greatness. Breaking down his entire career In terms of…

2017 Hall of Fame nominees: Tracy McGrady

As a basketball junkie, you hold on to every story that has transpired on the hardwood. They are collected into a bank of basketball memories. When a player is brought up, the usual phrase is always uttered: “Remember when..” The players that have the most amount of “Remember when” stories are the ones that build…