8:04 AM EDT, Thu July 09, 2020
15 hours ago

With the playoffs closing in, Zion Williamson’s time to shine draws near

As the NBA inches closer to its return date, Zion Williamson is in a perfect position to solidify himself as the next face of the league. After an excruciatingly long hiatus at the hands of COVID-19, the NBA will make its heavily anticipated return to our TV screens in just three short weeks. Though with […] With the playoffs closing in, Zion Williamson’s time to shine draws near - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
16 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers: Cedi Osman is weakest link in rebuild

Cedi Osman has been solid for the Cleveland Cavaliers but he remains the weakest link in the franchise’s ongoing rebuilding process. Rebuilding a franchise isn’t easy. The Cleveland Cavaliers know all too well how difficult it can be to reverse a team’s fortunes. As the organization continues pushing forward with its current recovery process, it’s […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Cedi Osman is weakest link in rebuild - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
17 hours ago

Why the 2020 NBA champion can’t have an asterisk just yet

As different as the finish to this NBA season will be, an asterisk is only relevant if the landscape of the playoff picture is significantly altered. It’s a topic of conversation that’s raged on since the NBA elected to resume the halted 2019-20 season at the Disney World Resort down in Orlando, Florida: Do the […] Why the 2020 NBA champion can’t have an asterisk just yet - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
18 hours ago

New Orleans Pelicans: Favourable schedule gives team playoff aspirations

The New Orleans Pelicans’ schedule in Orlando is a welcoming one. There are games there that this side should be winning and that’s what they’ll need to do. With just over three weeks to go until the NBA regular season makes its long-awaited return, there is plenty to be decided over the eight-game schedule that […] New Orleans Pelicans: Favourable schedule gives team playoff aspirations - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
19 hours ago

New York Knicks: 3 players not likely to return in 2020-21

The New York Knicks have an opportunity to turn their whole roster over this offseason ahead of an unusual 2020-21 NBA season. Last summer, the New York Knicks shot for the stars during free agency, hoping to bring a bunch of franchise players into the fold. Instead, they ended up with a jumble of mid-tier […] New York Knicks: 3 players not likely to return in 2020-21 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Are the Sixers really on equal footing with the Bucks?

As the NBA gets ready to restart its season later this month, the Philadelphia 76ers may look to be the highest risers in the title odds category. In the NBA, you rarely get surprises in the early rounds of the playoffs. Not true surprises at least. Sometimes you’ll see a six seed beat a three […] Are the Sixers really on equal footing with the Bucks? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

Dallas Mavericks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. on third-best player debate: “I just want to win.”

Tim Hardaway Jr. is not concerned about who’s the Dallas Mavericks’ third-best option: “At this point, I just want to win. I don’t care.” All season long fans, media and others have debated who is the Dallas Mavericks‘ third-best player behind Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis. Tim Hardaway Jr., Seth Curry, even Dorian Finney-Smith have […] Dallas Mavericks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. on third-best player debate: “I just want to win.” - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

Reviewing Chicago Bulls Coby White’s rookie season

The Chicago Bulls season is now over, and Coby White had his ups and downs throughout. So we know he is a spectacular shooter, but what else can he do?In the 2019 NBA draft, the Chicago Bulls selected Coby White,  6’4″ guard from the University of North Carolina. White was selected with the seventh pick […] Reviewing Chicago Bulls Coby White’s rookie season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

LA Clippers: Landry Shamet’s positive COVID test means others must step up

The LA Clippers have experienced a set back with Landry Shamet testing positive for COVID-19. This is a great opportunity for somebody to step up. The LA Clippers already know that the supporting cast will be crucial due to the coronavirus. That has already come into play before the team has even traveled to Orlando. […] LA Clippers: Landry Shamet’s positive COVID test means others must step up - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

Bradley Beal and Spencer Dinwiddie the newest names to miss NBA restart

The bad news continues unabated for the Brooklyn Nets and the Washington Wizards as Bradley Beal and Spencer Dinwiddie are both out for the NBA’s restart. Woj bombs and reports from Shams have taken on a whole different meaning since the NBA suspended its season due to the coronavirus pandemic back on March 11th. Once, […] Bradley Beal and Spencer Dinwiddie the newest names to miss NBA restart - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

New York Knicks: Who will be the next head coach?

The New York Knicks are reported to be interviewing numerous candidates for the head coach position, but the feeling is that there is only one contender. Even though there is no basketball and the New York Knicks aren’t heading to Orlando to partake in the season restart, a lot happened with the team during June […] New York Knicks: Who will be the next head coach? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

Boston Celtics: Top 5 most underappreciated seasons in team history

A look back at the all-time five most underappreciated seasons in Boston Celtics franchise history that deserve more recognition and praise. Countless NBA players have talked about the awe that they felt after first looking up at the array of championship banners and retired numbers high up in the Boston Celtics’ TD Garden. It is […] Boston Celtics: Top 5 most underappreciated seasons in team history - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Jul 7, 2020

LA Clippers: Top 5 biggest what-if trades since 2000

A look back at the five biggest and most intriguing LA Clippers what-if trades since 2000 that were inches away from happening. Since the turn of the millennium, the LA Clippers have seen better days than in decades before. With 10 winning seasons along with five 50-win campaigns, Clippers fans are enjoying what is currently […] LA Clippers: Top 5 biggest what-if trades since 2000 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats