5:36 PM EST, Mon March 08, 2021
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Orlando Magic: 3 reasons they should trade Nikola Vucevic

As a now two-time All-Star, Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic has finally gotten some of the recognition that he rightly deserves. It wasn’t always the case, and he has come a long way from having to battle with Bismack Biyombo for minutes, but at 30 years old he is rightly known as the man […] Orlando Magic: 3 reasons they should trade Nikola Vucevic - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
6 hours ago

Boston Celtics: ESPN reporters believe Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge are in the hot seat

Since the Boston Celtics have hired Brad Stevens as their head coach in 2013, Boston has ranked in the top four in their division and have made it to the playoffs in each season after his first year with the team. The Celtics have also advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals in three out of […] Boston Celtics: ESPN reporters believe Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge are in the hot seat - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
7 hours ago

NBA: Best current players to never make an All-Star game

Much was made about Mike Conley being the best current player to never make an NBA All-Star game. Some would allege that he may go down as the greatest to never earn the accolade. That distinction has been avoided with Conley being announced as the injury replacement for Devin Booker. The 14-year veteran was finally […] NBA: Best current players to never make an All-Star game - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 predictions of what will happen

The 2021 NBA trade deadline is officially just a couple of weeks away and, right now, all this trade talk sounds like a boiling saucepan about to erupt. Perceived by many as the most exciting time of the year, the trade deadline period has gifted us with many surprises over the years. It’s been quite […] 2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 predictions of what will happen - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

3 things to watch for during NBA All-Star Sunday festivities

Whether we like it or not, All-Star Weekend remains present in 2021, though not without several noticeable COVID-19-induced alterations. Previously scheduled to take place in Indiana, the events have been shipped down to Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, where they will be scrunched together over the course of several hours. There is no Rising Stars Challenge. […] 3 things to watch for during NBA All-Star Sunday festivities - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

Warriors: Look out for Stephen Curry on NBA All-Star Sunday

The 2020-21 NBA All-Star Game has been heavily criticized by fans for being dangerous amidst COVID-19, as players from around the country will have to travel to one stadium. Despite the backlash, the annual All-Star Weekend will take place tonight in Atlanta with all the typical events condensed into one day. One of the most […] Warriors: Look out for Stephen Curry on NBA All-Star Sunday - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

The NBA All-Star Game brings with it the return of the Elam Ending

For as long as one can remember, the NBA All-Star Game was missing something. Through some unexplainable phenomena, a collection of some of the most prominent athletes on the planet coming together to play what essentially should have been the year’s greatest pick-up basketball game was consistently the furthest thing from it. If anything, the […] The NBA All-Star Game brings with it the return of the Elam Ending - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

NBA Power Rankings Week 11: All-Star break edition

Somehow it is already the NBA All-Star break. Half of the NBA season has been played (for most teams that did not face chunks of postponements at least). Given the nature of the short week and as a way to look at where we are to this point, each section will focus on some of […] NBA Power Rankings Week 11: All-Star break edition - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

Could signing Blake Griffin help the Portland Trail Blazers?

Blake Griffin has agreed to a buyout with the Detroit Pistons, making him a free agent. One of the teams he has been potentially linked with as a potential landing spot is the Portland Trail Blazers per Dan Favale of Bleacher Report. The Blazers have once again had an injury-plagued season, so they could be looking […] Could signing Blake Griffin help the Portland Trail Blazers? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 7, 2021

50 greatest NBA players to never win a championship

Throughout the course of NBA history, great players have won championships. Some have won more than others, with Bill Russell leading the Boston Celtics to an unprecedented 11 titles and Michael Jordan winning a record six Finals MVP awards during the Chicago Bulls’ sole run of dominance. Just a single championship can alter a player’s […] 50 greatest NBA players to never win a championship - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 6, 2021

Brooklyn Nets: Does Blake Griffin have one more revival left?

The Brooklyn Nets appear to be poised to claim Blake Griffin when he clears waivers on Sunday afternoon. He was bought out by the Detroit Pistons on Friday and it seems he’s going to have his pick of contenders to join. Aside from the Nets, teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Clippers, Golden State […] Brooklyn Nets: Does Blake Griffin have one more revival left? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 6, 2021

Point Zion Williamson is changing the New Orleans Pelicans offense

When the New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first overall pick in the 2019 draft, it’s safe to say they were aware of his potential to be a transcendent force in the league. There wasn’t necessarily a timetable put in place. Given his ability to turn former five-star prospects into pulp while at […] Point Zion Williamson is changing the New Orleans Pelicans offense - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 6, 2021

Miami Heat: Why they are the wrong team for Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo was eyeing the Miami Heat as the potential next stop in his career nine months ago. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald stated last June that the Heat were the number one landing spot for Oladipo if he could not work out a long-term extension with the Indiana Pacers. Luckily for Oladipo, the […] Miami Heat: Why they are the wrong team for Victor Oladipo - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 6, 2021

NBA: Ranking the 30 best players to win NBA Finals with 2 or more teams

It is quite an achievement to win an NBA Championship. This is the goal of every player who makes it to the league and only a select few win one every season. Even rarer is the group of players that have won titles for multiple franchises. In fact, there are only 43 players to have […] NBA: Ranking the 30 best players to win NBA Finals with 2 or more teams - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 5, 2021

Orlando Magic: 3 reasons not to trade Nikola Vucevic

The career of All-Star center Nikola Vucevic has been a long one full of twists and turns with the Orlando Magic. From the European big thrown into the Dwight Howard deal, to a guy who was a painfully bad defender. All the way through blaming him for the franchise’s shortcomings, calling him an empty stats […] Orlando Magic: 3 reasons not to trade Nikola Vucevic - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats