5:31 AM EDT, Sun August 19, 2018
17 hours ago

Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Reggie Bullock in 2018-19

Detroit Pistons wing Reggie Bullock was one of the best shooters in the NBA last season. This season will be huge for both his present and future success. The Detroit Pistons underwhelmed last season. However, that was not the fault of wing Reggie Bullock. Bullock was one of the best 3-point shooters in the NBA […] Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Reggie Bullock in 2018-19 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
18 hours ago

Golden State Warriors challengers, pt. II: Will stars align for Celtics?

In Part II of my “Golden State Warriors challengers” series, I take a look at the Boston Celtics. What will Boston’s recent success against Golden State mean, should the teams meet next June? Over the last three years, no team has given the Golden State Warriors a tougher time than the Boston Celtics. That isn’t […] Golden State Warriors challengers, pt. II: Will stars align for Celtics? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
18 hours ago

Patrick Beverley: ‘The Clippers are the best team in Los Angeles’

While the Los Angeles Lakers probably want a rivalry with the Golden State Warriors, their true peer might be the Los Angeles Clippers. The NBA landscape changed when LeBron James decided to move to the Western Conference. After years of struggling, the Los Angeles Lakers have returned to relevancy after their free agent acquisition, but […] Patrick Beverley: ‘The Clippers are the best team in Los Angeles’ - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
18 hours ago

Projecting the Denver Nuggets’ explosive backcourt

As the Denver Nuggets look to make the playoffs in the upcoming NBA season, their young and dynamic backcourt will have to make strides in key areas. With the Denver Nuggets entering the upcoming NBA season with expectations of making the playoffs, the team will need its star players to age and develop at an […] Projecting the Denver Nuggets’ explosive backcourt - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
18 hours ago

Houston Rockets: James Harden credits left hand for success

Despite bolstering a plethora of moves in which many seek to duplicate, Houston Rockets guard James Harden recently sought to give credit to a surprising source for his success in a recent interview. For over the last several years, Houston Rockets guard James Harden has shown many why most of his peers consider him to […] Houston Rockets: James Harden credits left hand for success - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
19 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Complete 2018 offseason grades

The Minnesota Timberwolves entered the 2018 offseason after a successful season where they ended the franchise’s long playoff drought. Let’s grade each offseason move for the Wolves. The Minnesota Timberwolves are coming off their most successful season in over a decade. For the first time since the 2003-04 season when Kevin Garnett led them to […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Complete 2018 offseason grades - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Why Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is positioned to win Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Clippers rookie point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is in a perfect situation to win Rookie of the Year. It seems like every season there is a rookie from outside the top 10 that finds a way to make an immediate impact. Last season it was Donovan Mitchell, who helped the Utah Jazz survive and […] Why Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is positioned to win Rookie of the Year - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Catching up with the Brooklyn Nets’ first ever rookie, Tyshawn Taylor

Hoops Habit recently caught up with Tyshawn Taylor, a superstar at the University of Kansas and the Brooklyn Nets’ first ever rookie. Tyshawn Taylor was a sensational college basketball player, leading the Kansas Jayhawks to the Final Four in 2012. The dominant season ultimately led him to be drafted with the 41st overall pick in […] Catching up with the Brooklyn Nets’ first ever rookie, Tyshawn Taylor - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

New York Knicks: Kevin Knox confident in his team

New York Knicks rookie forward Kevin Knox is expressing some optimism and confidence in his team for the upcoming 2018-19 season. There is an optimism surrounding the New York Knicks that hasn’t been present for some time. While there is still plenty of work to do before the Knicks are contenders, there is a glimmer […] New York Knicks: Kevin Knox confident in his team - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Are people sleeping on the Oklahoma City Thunder?

Sure, they may be coming off a disappointing first round playoff exit, but the Oklahoma City Thunder should become a force to be reckoned with in 2018-19. For all the hoopla surrounding the offseasons of the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers, the Oklahoma City Thunder did some work of their own in the summer months. […] Are people sleeping on the Oklahoma City Thunder? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

The issue with Andrew Wiggins is he’s good at basketball

Andrew Wiggins has continually disappointed for the Minnesota Timberwolves, but the most disappointing thing about him is the fact that he’s good. At every stage of his basketball career, Andrew Wiggins has disappointed. As a recruit, he fell short of lofty comparisons to the game’s greats. As a No. 1 NBA Draft pick, he failed […] The issue with Andrew Wiggins is he’s good at basketball - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Chicago Bulls: 3 key questions regarding Zach LaVine’s potential

Due to his new contract, the value of high-flying Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine has been hotly contested. The question is, how high can LaVine soar? As Zach LaVine settles into life as the Chicago Bulls‘ highly paid shooting guard, the debate rages about how good he really is. At this point, we know that […] Chicago Bulls: 3 key questions regarding Zach LaVine’s potential - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Which Phoenix Suns player is most likely to be traded?

The Phoenix Suns have a lot of different players. Some are cornerstones, some are expendable. But who is the most likely to be traded during the 2018-19 season? A decent number of the players on any NBA team, including the Phoenix Suns, are replacement-level players. They could be moved at any moment, for any variety […] Which Phoenix Suns player is most likely to be traded? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: 3 players who could have a breakout 2018-19 season

The Portland Trail Blazers have a ton of talent on their roster and are looking for some players to step up this year. Who is next in line for a breakout season on this Blazers team? The Portland Trail Blazers have the second youngest roster in the NBA and are looking to repeat the success […] Portland Trail Blazers: 3 players who could have a breakout 2018-19 season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Aug 17, 2018

Detroit Pistons: Best candidates for 2018-19 NBA awards

As the Detroit Pistons bring the pieces together to improve as a team, these players (and one coach) could make a case for the NBA’s top individual awards. Not only has it been a long time since the Detroit Pistons won the trophy that all NBA teams covet, but it’s also been a while since […] Detroit Pistons: Best candidates for 2018-19 NBA awards - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats