9:35 AM EDT, Mon September 21, 2020
18 hours ago

Chicago Bulls: NBA draft prospect Killian Hayes could be a good fit

The Chicago Bulls NBA draft spot puts them in a good position to select a much-needed playmaking guard. Killian Hayes might be the guy they’re looking for. Thanks to the NBA Draft Lottery, we now know that the Chicago Bulls will pick fourth in this year’s draft, which should provide them with an opportunity to address […] Chicago Bulls: NBA draft prospect Killian Hayes could be a good fit - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
21 hours ago

Detroit Pistons: Aron Baynes must be a free agent target

The Detroit Pistons are in the market for just about everything this coming offseason, and Aron Baynes is a bargain piece they should target in free agency. The Detroit Pistons are in the market for pretty much everything you can ask for in the coming offseason. They need talented and capable ball-handlers, reliable defenders, scorers, […] Detroit Pistons: Aron Baynes must be a free agent target - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
22 hours ago

Why the younger teams are succeeding in the NBA bubble

There have been some wild events that have taken place in the NBA bubble. Could some of it be attributed to players being homesick and stir crazy? The performance that the LA Clippers put forth during their final three games against the Denver Nuggets was pitiful. After a season of being one of three NBA […] Why the younger teams are succeeding in the NBA bubble - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
23 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 ways Darius Garland can become a star

Darius Garland had a shaky rookie season for the Cleveland Cavaliers but he is just a few steps away from being an elite offensive threat. The Cleveland Cavaliers made a puzzling decision to take Darius Garland with the No. 5 pick in last year’s NBA Draft despite selecting an undersized guard in Collin Sexton the […] Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 ways Darius Garland can become a star - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 19, 2020

Miami Heat: Jimmy Butler is the eye-test superstar

Most superstars have a statistical hook on which to hang their hat. With Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat, however, you don’t need the numbers to know it. Superstars in the NBA are usually easy to explain with numbers. Almost without exception, they have multiple statistical categories that they dominate or a combination of categories […] Miami Heat: Jimmy Butler is the eye-test superstar - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 19, 2020

LA Clippers: Time to reignite the Derrick Rose trade interest

The LA Clippers will have a busy offseason ahead, and pursuing Detroit Pistons guard Derrick  Rose through trade should be a top priority. Following their embarrassing defeat to the Denver Nuggets in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, the LA Clippers are currently the laughing stock of the league. Heading into an offseason of […] LA Clippers: Time to reignite the Derrick Rose trade interest - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 19, 2020

Miami Heat: Goran Dragic having a playoff run for the ages

Goran Dragic has continued his exemplary NBA playoff form as the Miami Heat take a 2-0 Conference Finals lead over the Boston Celtics. The current NBA playoff run of Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat has been both spectacular and unexpected. When Miami and the rest of the league entered the untimely hiatus in March, […] Miami Heat: Goran Dragic having a playoff run for the ages - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 19, 2020

LA Clippers: These contributors may not be returning to LA next season

An early elimination for a team with high expectations is likely to bring about some changes. Which LA Clippers are unlikely to return next season? Despite the comments from Paul George in the post-game press conference following the LA Clippers stunning Game 7 loss, capping off a disheartening blown 3-1 series lead, this season was […] LA Clippers: These contributors may not be returning to LA next season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 advantages against the Nuggets in the Conference Finals

As they get closer and closer to the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers have yet another obstacle to overcome; a surprisingly effective Denver Nuggets team. Most NBA fans are now leaning towards the Los Angeles Lakers, in terms of which team is the favorite to win it all. Having already reached the Western Conference […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 advantages against the Nuggets in the Conference Finals - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers: 5 keys to beating the Denver Nuggets

In the Western Conference Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers have a dangerous opponent in the Denver Nuggets. What are the keys to beating them? Most expected the Western Conference Finals to feature the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers, but the Denver Nuggets shocked the world. Having come back from a 3-1 series deficit TWICE […] Los Angeles Lakers: 5 keys to beating the Denver Nuggets - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

Milwaukee Bucks: What went wrong against the Miami Heat

In spite of the Milwaukee Bucks’ successful regular season, they struggled in the playoffs and couldn’t find success in the second round against Miami. Both the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat were two favorites heading into the postseason. Especially the Bucks because they carried the coveted accomplishment of having the NBA’s best record. Before Game […] Milwaukee Bucks: What went wrong against the Miami Heat - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

Detroit Pistons: 4 reason to make a trade for Lonzo Ball

As the offseason rumor mill continues to churn, the Detroit Pistons are looking for a point guard. Why should the answer to that question be Lonzo Ball? Rumors circulated after a miserable bubble experience for Lonzo Ball that he may be on the block, even after the third-year guard had the best season of his […] Detroit Pistons: 4 reason to make a trade for Lonzo Ball - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

New York Knicks: How Tom Thibodeau would use Chris Paul

The New York Knicks are reportedly preparing initial trade offers for Chris Paul. Let’s take a look at how Tom Thibodeau would use him. There is a perception around the league that the New York Knicks will pursue a Chris Paul trade this offseason. Jonathan Macri of Knicks Film School stated earlier this week that […] New York Knicks: How Tom Thibodeau would use Chris Paul - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

3 NBA organizations heading into a bleak offseason

The NBA is a cruel place if your franchise is underperforming and going in the wrong direction, and that will be the case for these teams this offseason. They say that the worst place to be in the NBA is the middle of the pack because it means you are not good enough to contend […] 3 NBA organizations heading into a bleak offseason - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Sep 18, 2020

The sweet, surreal sound of the suddenly silent LA Clippers

After a year of noise, trash-talk, and premature anointing, the LA Clippers have finally gone quiet—and oh, is their silence sweet. Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. All could be running smoothly and then—BAM! Seemingly out of thin air, the wind is taken out of your sails by some uncontrollable […] The sweet, surreal sound of the suddenly silent LA Clippers - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats