5:46 AM EDT, Sun October 20, 2019
17 hours ago

5 teams that should have regrets about the 2019 offseason

In the offseason, every NBA team believes they have found sleepers in the draft, made shrewd free agent signings and maybe even pulled off a great trade. The offseason is a time of great optimism in the NBA, with every franchise feeling like it got exactly what it wanted. The harsh lens of time, however, […] 5 teams that should have regrets about the 2019 offseason - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
19 hours ago

Previewing the Cavs’ core, player by player

The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to take the next step of the rebuild in the 2019-20 NBA season. The 2019-20 NBA season will be a pivotal one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. With plenty of young talent on the roster, the franchise will look to lay down a solid foundation for the future. It’s going to […] Previewing the Cavs’ core, player by player - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
20 hours ago

Raptors launch title defense with little respect, few expectations

You have to go back to the 20th century to find a defending NBA champion being written off, but that’s where the Toronto Raptors start from in 2019-20. The last time the defending champions of the NBA got this little respect, Michael Jordan had just retired for the second time. But for the Toronto Raptors, […] Raptors launch title defense with little respect, few expectations - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
22 hours ago

Plenty of reasons for excitement in Portland

The Portland Trail Blazers will be playing the games that matter very soon. Here are some reasons to be excited for the Blazers heading into the regular season. Just like most seasons, Las Vegas and NBA media people around the NBA world are doubting that the Portland Trail Blazers can repeat as one of the […] Plenty of reasons for excitement in Portland - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
23 hours ago

NBA History: The best era for each of the 30 franchises

Not every NBA franchise can stake a claim in a championship, but all have a span of years that have come to represent the best of times. All 30 NBA squads would love nothing more than to compete — and ideally win — for a championship every single season. Given the external circumstances that have […] NBA History: The best era for each of the 30 franchises - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 18, 2019

Who will be this year’s DLo? 2016 draft class looking for max deals

A year ago, few around the NBA were using ‘max deal’ in the context of D’Angelo Russell, but after an All-Star season, he got the bag. Who could be next? NBA news on Thursday was dominated by talk of Bradley Beal‘s two-year extension with the Washington Wizards and Buddy Hield reportedly balking at a $90 […] Who will be this year’s DLo? 2016 draft class looking for max deals - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 18, 2019

Could Darius Bazley be a Thunder star in the near future?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are destined to rebuild in the near future. Here’s a look at one of those crucial pieces, Darius Bazley. The Oklahoma City Thunder will have to trust the process going into the years ahead. The Thunder have stockpiled picks good enough for years, well into the next decade. Going young will […] Could Darius Bazley be a Thunder star in the near future? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 18, 2019

Different expectations for new-look Warriors in 2019-20

As the 2019-20 NBA season approaches, the Golden State Warriors are undoubtedly underdogs. Here’s a preview of what this new season has in store. Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors have their most difficult season ahead of them under his tenure. After losing veterans, Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins to free agency and Klay Thompson to injury, […] Different expectations for new-look Warriors in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 18, 2019

What’s in store for the Bucks? 5 predictions for 2019-20

Because the Milwaukee Bucks are heading into a season with championship aspirations, let’s predict how the 2019-20 season will unfold. The National Basketball Association is in a good place. With Kevin Durant departing from the Golden State Warriors and Kawhi Leonard becoming a member of the LA Clippers, the league is as wide open as […] What’s in store for the Bucks? 5 predictions for 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 18, 2019

The lineups we’d like to see from every NBA team

Throughout the NBA’s 82-game regular season grind, some unpredictable things can happen. Amidst that chaos, here is a quintet from each team that would be fun to see. The NBA’s regular season is long, grueling and weird. Most nights result in teams going through the motions, playing their regular contributors like an average day at […] The lineups we’d like to see from every NBA team - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2019

Tyler Herro already drawing rave reviews in Miami

It has taken next to no time for exciting Miami Heat rookie shooting guard Tyler Herro to draw rave reviews from around the league. It began in Summer League and it’s already transferred to the NBA preseason schedule. That is, Miami Heat rookie Tyler Herro rapidly demonstrating that he is here to stay. In the […] Tyler Herro already drawing rave reviews in Miami - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2019

Good season in Orlando must include a playoff return

The Orlando Magic have improved noticeably in the last 12 months, which creates more expectation around how good their 2019-20 season should be. A lot can change in the space of a year, especially in the NBA, and never has that been more true than for the Orlando Magic right now. At this stage last […] Good season in Orlando must include a playoff return - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks looking to clean up unfinished business

The Milwaukee Bucks are largely running back the team that won 60 games last year. In 2019-20 can they make the NBA Finals or will they fall short? The Milwaukee Bucks jumped out on the entire league last season, parlaying a new head coach and a few veteran additions into the league’s best record. Superstar […] Milwaukee Bucks looking to clean up unfinished business - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2019

NBA: 30 reasons to be excited for 2019-20 season

Now that parity has re-established itself across the NBA landscape, there are plenty of reasons to be excited about the 2019-20 season. After the Golden State Warriors more or less controlled the NBA over the last five seasons, excitement for the 2019-20 campaign is higher than its been in a long time. Golden State is […] NBA: 30 reasons to be excited for 2019-20 season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 16, 2019

Magic will meet higher expectations; 5 predictions

The Orlando Magic enter the 2019-20 season with higher expectations than in years gone by and the predictions for this team reflect that. With the kind of continuity in place for the 2019-20 season that most other NBA teams cannot match, the Orlando Magic have emerged as an organization to watch heading into this season. […] Magic will meet higher expectations; 5 predictions - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats