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Los Angeles Lakers: 3 big questions following 2019 NBA All-Star break

Heading into the stretch run, the Los Angeles Lakers will have many questions that need answering in order to make a postseason run. As the NBA reaches its stretch run following the All-Star break, the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in a scenario they most certainly didn’t expect to be in. At 28-29, L.A. sits […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 big questions following 2019 NBA All-Star break - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 17, 2019

Cleveland Cavaliers: Grading Collin Sexton’s rookie season so far

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been counting on Collin Sexton all year long. Today, let’s grade how his rookie season has gone so far. The 20-year old rookie point guard from Alabama, Collin Sexton, was selected eighth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Draft. Sexton was taken with the hope that he could potentially […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Grading Collin Sexton’s rookie season so far - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 17, 2019

Sacramento Kings: Buddy Hield putting it all together

Two years removed from being a centerpiece of a blockbuster trade involving DeMarcus Cousins, Buddy Hield is putting it together for the Sacramento Kings. Just two years ago, Buddy Hield was the crown jewel of a trade package that sent DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans. At the time, co-owner […] Sacramento Kings: Buddy Hield putting it all together - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 17, 2019

Ranking the 5 best All-Star performances in Cleveland Cavaliers history

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had their fair share of great All-Star moments. Let’s count down the five best All-Star moments in franchise history. The Cleveland Cavaliers have had a number of memorable moments in the All-Star game. For a franchise that has only won one NBA championship, the Cavaliers have drafted a few different All-Star […] Ranking the 5 best All-Star performances in Cleveland Cavaliers history - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 17, 2019

New Orleans Pelicans: 5 candidates to replace Dell Demps as GM

Now that Dell Demps has been fired by the New Orleans Pelicans, we’ll look at five candidates to replace him as general manager. It’s been a tumultuous near-decade for Dell Demps. He was general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans from 2010 until his dismissal on Friday, overseeing the franchise through some lean years and […] New Orleans Pelicans: 5 candidates to replace Dell Demps as GM - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 16, 2019

New York Knicks: 5 best Knicks dunks in the Dunk Contest

At the All-Star break, let’s analyze some former Slam Dunk Contest participants from the New York Knicks and how they fared. It looks like New York Knicks fans will have something to cheer about at the All-Star Weekend, as their newly acquired point guard, Dennis Smith Jr., will be participating in the Slam Dunk Contest […] New York Knicks: 5 best Knicks dunks in the Dunk Contest - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 16, 2019

New Orleans Pelicans: Julius Randle enjoying a career year

Following an up-and-down stint in Los Angeles, Julius Randle appears to have found his footing suiting up for the New Orleans Pelicans. Julius Randle came into the NBA as the seventh overall pick back in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. Blessed with incredible size, speed and ball-handling abilities, he was dubbed […] New Orleans Pelicans: Julius Randle enjoying a career year - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 16, 2019

Denver Nuggets: How Nuggets have surprised the NBA in 2018-19

The Denver Nuggets have burst onto the scene this season in a major way. The NBA wasn’t ready for this youth movement that has punched them in the mouth. The Denver Nuggets reached the All-Star break at 39-18, which is good enough for second in the Western Conference and fourth-best in the NBA. With 25 […] Denver Nuggets: How Nuggets have surprised the NBA in 2018-19 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 15, 2019

Denver Nuggets: 17 ways Isaiah Thomas can lift the squad

Isaiah Thomas made his Denver Nuggets debut Wednesday. The sequel game runs on a nine-day delay. Here’s how Thomas helps the Nuggets…once the treacherous wait ends. It’s the cruelest form of torture, isn’t it? Denver Nuggets fans threw Isaiah Thomas a welcome riot in Wednesday’s win over the Sacramento Kings. After a juicy foretaste, the […] Denver Nuggets: 17 ways Isaiah Thomas can lift the squad - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 15, 2019

Evaluating the Chicago Bulls at the 2019 NBA All-Star break

The Chicago Bulls have had a roller coaster first half of the 2018-19 NBA season. Here’s an evaluation of how the rocky the ride has been. Last season, the Chicago Bulls finished with a meager 27-55 record and slipped to the seventh pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. They netted Duke big man Wendell Carter […] Evaluating the Chicago Bulls at the 2019 NBA All-Star break - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 15, 2019

Are the Boston Celtics really better without Kyrie Irving?

The young Boston Celtics are 9-2 so far on the season when they are without the veteran leadership of superstar Kyrie Irving. Without Irving, though, they do not even have a shot at getting to the NBA Finals, let alone winning a title. The Boston Celtics have a fairly loaded roster, top to bottom. They […] Are the Boston Celtics really better without Kyrie Irving? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 15, 2019

Denver Nuggets: 3 reasons this team is for real

After missing the playoffs last year in their season finale, the Denver Nuggets are back with a vengeance. But can they hold their own come playoff time? For the Denver Nuggets, this season couldn’t have gone better thus far. With a franchise-best record of 39-18, the Nuggets look poised to capture a top-3 seed in […] Denver Nuggets: 3 reasons this team is for real - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 15, 2019

Ranking the 5 events of 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend

The five events of NBA All-Star weekend are full of stars, swan songs and homecomings. These are the five events ranked in order of watchability. The NBA world is heading to Charlotte this weekend for the 2019 NBA All-Star festivities. With much of the conversation being about LeBron James and the team he’s drafted consisting […] Ranking the 5 events of 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 14, 2019

The Portland Trail Blazers’ all-time starting 5

With numerous stars and legends that have made a legacy for themselves with the Portland Trail Blazers, who would be in their all-time starting 5? Here we are, just one day prior to All-Star Weekend, the NBA’s star-studded showcase of the best talent across the league in Charlotte. It’s a time of honor that every […] The Portland Trail Blazers’ all-time starting 5 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Feb 14, 2019

Cleveland Cavaliers: 4 players that have hit their strides this season

The Cleveland Cavaliers are slowly starting to turn their season around and it is largely due to these four players. The 2018-19 season has been a year of development for the Cleveland Cavaliers. With a number of different young players attempting to find their place within the team, it is great to see that some […] Cleveland Cavaliers: 4 players that have hit their strides this season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats