Hours prior to the draft to determine the rosters in the 2020 All-Star Game, the league’s annual trade deadline brought a little more drama than the stars picking among themselves.
Yearly, the NBA gears itself up with its greatest talents to provide a memorable showcase for lovers of basketball. This year, the league’s scope is arguably as wide as its ever been on its best holiday.
Some of WARR’s top basketball minds answer pressing questions regarding the new NBA season.
The NBA is officially the league that never sleeps, especially in its off-season where numerous trades and free agent moves take place. These five teams made the most noise and that should remain the case going into training camp.
This year’s off-season in the NBA has proven to significantly change what it means to have a successful legacy in the highest level of basketball and what it means to pursue that type of legacy.
Whereas prior to the injury Durant seemed destined to do only one thing — opt out his final year with the Warriors and hit free agency once again — Durant’s options post-injury have opened up in ways many of us could not have expected.
The first round of this significant playoff season is one that could be signalling a new era of basketball, an era of basketball that does not include the king of the postseason, LeBron James.
In both the Nets and the Clippers, KD and Uncle Drew can not only be stars, they’ll also have clean slates to work with and platforms to creating new historic feats.
Only a handful of franchises can call themselves making a move that could alter the balance of league competition for the remainder of this season.
The eventual destination of Durant stands to make more of an impact in the league than any move not involving LeBron James, and there’s a significant chance James may still figure into Durant’s eventual decision.