2:46 AM EDT, Tue August 20, 2019
17 hours ago

USA Basketball: 1 cut remains after De’Aaron Fox departure

With De’Aaron Fox’s surprising decision to leave USA Basketball’s entry for the FIBA World Cup, the roster is at 13 players roughly 2 weeks out. Figuring out which 12 players will make up the final roster for the FIBA World Cup got a bit easier for USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich over the weekend when […] USA Basketball: 1 cut remains after De’Aaron Fox departure - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
19 hours ago

Washington Wizards: 5 players facing most pressure in 2019-20

In a low stakes season for the Washington Wizards, these five players are facing the most pressure, whether it be from the team or from themselves. The Washington Wizards will probably have a rough go of it this season. They are without their All-Star point guard, John Wall, and barring a miracle will not see […] Washington Wizards: 5 players facing most pressure in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
20 hours ago

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20

For the Philadelphia 76ers to take the next step in “The Process,” their new “Big 3” has to deliver on its potential in 2019-20. Just when it looked like the Philadelphia 76ers‘ roller-coaster rebuilding job — famously dubbed “The Process” a few years ago — was finally going to pay glorious dividends, the Sixers’ NBA […] Philadelphia 76ers: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

Miami Heat: 3 players facing most pressure in 2019-20

The seats could get hot very quickly for these Miami Heat players if they don’t live up to their expectations in the 2019-2020 season. After changing very little in the summer of 2018, the Miami Heat have been wheeling and dealing this offseason. Missing the playoffs last season left Miami eager to improve upon a […] Miami Heat: 3 players facing most pressure in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20

Championship contenders are all about star players and the impressive supporting cast behind them. Which members of the Milwaukee Bucks could break out? The Milwaukee Bucks are all-in for the 2019-20 season and beyond. With Giannis Antetokounmpo coming into his own as one of the league’s best players, the star power is there. His sidekick, Khris […] Milwaukee Bucks: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

New Orleans Pelicans: 3 reasons Redick and Zion turned down Team USA

By turning down Team USA, new New Orleans Pelicans Zion Williamson and JJ Redick are preparing themselves for an exciting upcoming season. Turning down a bid at the FIBA World Championships became the norm this summer throughout the NBA. With top-level athletes like Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, James Harden and many others, it’s no surprise […] New Orleans Pelicans: 3 reasons Redick and Zion turned down Team USA - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

Los Angeles Lakers: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20

A new-look roster for the Los Angeles Lakers means new opportunities for several players to have a breakout season in 2019-20. So many things have changed for the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2019 offseason, and the biggest among them is the level of expectations. Going into last season, after L.A. signed LeBron James, it […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

Houston Rockets: Can Danuel House Jr. emerge as the starting small forward?

Danuel House Jr. has managed to find an ideal landing spot with the Houston Rockets. Can the hometown hero emerge as the starting small forward this season? Not too long ago, Houston Rockets forward Danuel House Jr. found himself wandering down a series of crossroads — and oscillating basketball pilgrimages in his career — that led […] Houston Rockets: Can Danuel House Jr. emerge as the starting small forward? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 18, 2019

New Orleans Pelicans: Could this team make the 2020 playoffs?

The New Orleans Pelicans are sure to be one of the more interesting teams this season, but can they fight their way into the playoff picture out West? The 2019-20 NBA season is just over two months away, and for the New Orleans Pelicans, the new season brings a fresh start. The Pelicans may have […] New Orleans Pelicans: Could this team make the 2020 playoffs? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2019

Phoenix Suns: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20

The Phoenix Suns found themselves back at the bottom of the NBA last season. But with a revamped roster, three newcomers could feel the pressure heading into next season. Entering a new season, ushers in a variety of questions for teams in NBA: Who can contend for a title? Who will find themselves back in […] Phoenix Suns: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2019

Washington Wizards: 3 big questions heading into 2019-20

The Washington Wizards have low expectations and a lot of questions surrounding the team. Here are the three biggest questions for the upcoming season. There are a lot of questions surrounding the future of this Washington Wizards team. Some of the largest question marks surround the starting lineup and who will fill the bench roles. […] Washington Wizards: 3 big questions heading into 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2019

Denver Nuggets: Torrey Craig and his huge opportunity

The Denver Nuggets are short a 3-and-D wing, as they appear ready to play Jerami Grant at power forward. Could Torrey Craig step up and start permanently? The Denver Nuggets love Torrey Craig‘s defensive prowess, an element that causes the likes of Russell Westbrook to misfire, as Craig held him to 6-of-23 shooting in Denver’s […] Denver Nuggets: Torrey Craig and his huge opportunity - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2019

Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA 2K20 got their ratings dead wrong

Full NBA2K20 ratings for the Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup have been leaked. Sadly, the development team failed to correctly rate the Cavs roster. Every year NBA fans build up hype for the newest NBA2K game. While many ratings have already been released, full ratings for each team have been largely hidden. After a few pictures […] Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA 2K20 got their ratings dead wrong - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2019

Trae Young vs. Luka Doncic: Who is better set up for success?

Luka Doncic and Trae Young will always be compared to each other, which raises the question regarding whose team is in better shape moving forward. As two of the best ballhandlers of the 2018 draft class, Trae Young and Luka Doncic would inevitably be compared as their careers unfolded. Yet having been traded for each […] Trae Young vs. Luka Doncic: Who is better set up for success? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 16, 2019

Houston Rockets: 3 big questions heading into 2019-20

The Houston Rockets have made a major splash in adding Russell Westbrook, but there are plenty of uncertainty for the new-look contenders. Here are the three big questions heading into the 2019-20 season. The Houston Rockets had disappointing conclusion to their 2018-19 campaign. Despite the strong teams in the Western Conference, the Rockets were one […] Houston Rockets: 3 big questions heading into 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats