10:34 AM EDT, Thu October 18, 2018
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Phoenix Suns: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

With a new head coach in place and a healthy Devin Booker, the Phoenix Suns looked impressive in their 2018-19 season opener. Here are three takeaways from the win. After missing the playoffs for eight straight years, losing their last three season openers by a combined 83 points and cycling through four coaches and one […] Phoenix Suns: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
16 hours ago

Denver Nuggets: Michael Malone extension is questionable

On Wednesday, the Denver Nuggets renewed their commitment to head coach Michael Malone in a move that seemed motivated more by expectations than logic. The NBA has a tacit policy forbidding lame duck head coaches. Almost without exception, teams refuse to enter a season with a coach in the final year of his contract. Teams […] Denver Nuggets: Michael Malone extension is questionable - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons expectations should be tempered for 2018-19

With the additions of two first round picks and Jabari Parker, the Chicago Bulls hope to contend for a playoff spot. However, there are still a few reasons not to temper expectations for 2018-19. The Chicago Bulls finished their preseason slate with a 2-3 record. That can be considered somewhat of an accomplishment being that […] Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons expectations should be tempered for 2018-19 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Los Angeles Clippers: A healthy Danilo Gallinari is an effective addition

Throughout his career, Danilo Gallinari has been seen as an effective scorer wherever he’s played. Injuries have been of concern for a while, but if healthy, Gallinari could provide a big offensive boost to this year’s Los Angeles Clippers. Injuries have always been an unfortunate reality in the NBA. It seems like every year fans […] Los Angeles Clippers: A healthy Danilo Gallinari is an effective addition - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Is making the Atlanta Hawks “Warriors-East” the right move?

The Atlanta Hawks front office has taken steps to mold the franchise in the image of one of the best teams in recent NBA history. Will it work? In many ways, the NBA is a copycat league. You could probably use that critique to describe a bevy of other sports leagues, but it’s the truth. […] Is making the Atlanta Hawks “Warriors-East” the right move? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Orlando Magic: Getting behind Nikola Vucevic again

Although the Orlando Magic are now focused on their youth movement, center Nikola Vucevic still has a big part to play in their future again. For the Orlando Magic, although this summer was a good one in which they drafted a potential defensive standout in Mohamed Bamba and didn’t lock themselves into any bad contracts, […] Orlando Magic: Getting behind Nikola Vucevic again - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
22 hours ago

Los Angeles Clippers: To win, or not to win, is that the question?

After narrowly missing the 2018 NBA Playoffs, should the Los Angeles Clippers focus on returning to the postseason or developing their young core in 2018-19? The Los Angeles Clippers are a team with a split personality. Finally purging themselves of the final remnants of the Lob City era, the unceremonious departure of DeAndre Jordan leaves […] Los Angeles Clippers: To win, or not to win, is that the question? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
22 hours ago

New York Knicks: 3 questions still left unanswered

With the 2018-19 NBA season about to begin, the New York Knicks still have some questions to answer in order to compete in the East. The New York Knicks are starting off their 2018-19 season at home against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. Even though the team does have some quite talented guys, not […] New York Knicks: 3 questions still left unanswered - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
22 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: 5 goals for Kevin Huerter’s rookie season

Though he’s starting the season as a reserve for the Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Huerter still has a chance to accomplish several tasks to make his rookie season a successful one. With the 19th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Atlanta Hawks took Kevin Huerter, a sharpshooting guard from the University of Maryland. With […] Atlanta Hawks: 5 goals for Kevin Huerter’s rookie season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
23 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The Oklahoma City Thunder lost their first game of the 2018-19 season to the Golden State Warriors, but it was a close game throughout. The Golden State Warriors have the most complete team in the league. Before their 2018-19 NBA season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they received their championship rings for their third title […] Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
23 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The 2018-19 season is off and running for the Philadelphia 76ers as they visited the Boston Celtics in a potential Eastern Conference Finals preview. The season opener for the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics got off to quite the start to begin the 2018-19 campaign. The Celtics led the way at halftime 47-42 behind a […] Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
23 hours ago

Boston Celtics: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The 2018-19 NBA season kicked off on Tuesday with the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers squaring off. Here are three takeaway’s from the Celtics’ first game. NBA basketball is finally back. The Boston Celtics kicked off the 2018-19 season with a game against the Philadelphia 76ers and came out on top, winning the game […] Boston Celtics: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2018

Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

On the night they celebrated last year’s accomplishment, the Golden State Warriors began their back-to-back title defense with a victory in the 2018-19 season opener. It was no ordinary Tuesday night in the Bay Area, as the Golden State Warriors received their 2018 championship rings and sent their third banner to the rafters in four seasons. […] Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2018

NBA: HoopsHabit roundtable 2018-19 playoff and awards predictions

Before the 2018-19 NBA season officially got underway, 45 Hoops Habit writers cast their votes for awards predictions and the eight playoff teams in each conference. The 2018-19 NBA season got underway Tuesday night, with the Boston Celtics thumping the Philadelphia 76ers and the Golden State Warriors taking care of business against the visiting Oklahoma […] NBA: HoopsHabit roundtable 2018-19 playoff and awards predictions - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Oct 17, 2018

Phoenix Suns: 3 goals for Devin Booker in 2018-19

The Phoenix Suns will only go as far as Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton can carry them. Here are three goals for Booker entering his fourth NBA season. A year ago, although Devin Booker appeared to be the future of the Phoenix Suns franchise, their best player was Eric Bledsoe, their head coach was Earl […] Phoenix Suns: 3 goals for Devin Booker in 2018-19 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats