NBA news 2022: 76ers are the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February this year, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. Watch Live Coverage … Read more

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokić is NBA MVP again, reportedly

is some kind of joke?Image: Getty Images The impending news that Nikola Jokic will be awarded his second-consecutive MVP award has sent the NBA community into a border war formation between respect for analytics and the eye test. Jokic’s back-to-back wins is a resounding victory for the NBA’s mathlete contingency. This is not a diatribe … Read more

Everyone is a loser in the James Harden for Ben Simmons deal

Welp, none of that worked.Image: AP Upon hearing the news of any trade, the first reaction is to think about which team won the trade initially. In the NBA court of public opinion, that distinction usually goes to the side that obtains the most prominent name or superstar player. With Ben Simmons (and others) being … Read more

Behind head coach Ime Udoka, Celtics sweep Nets in first round

Ime Udoka is leading the Celtics to the promised land.Image: AP Ime Udoka is who so many fans — and media members — desperately wanted Brad Stevens to be. ten months after Stevens left Boston’s bench to replace Danny Ainge as the team’s new President of Basketball Operations, the Celtics, with Udoka at the helm, … Read more

Don’t blame the supporting cast when the Nets blow this series

Kevin Durant (l.) and Kyrie Irvingphoto: Getty Images “If Kyrie and KD average 30 and 35 points per game, that’s only 65 points. Where are the rest of the points going to come from?” I heard some version of this take several times before the start of the Brooklyn Nets’ first-round series against the Boston … Read more