MVP Rankings, Edition VIII: Coaches Weigh In On Their Own Award


We publish these rankings roughly twice a month, an exercise in futility tantamount to being a 50-year old on a beach in Panama City looking to re-live his conquests of the mid-1980s back when Fort Lauderdale and The Button were the hot spots. So now that I have revealed my Easter weekend plans (not really, but it is not 100 percent out of the question), I will reveal my mid-April plans: I am going to fill out my MVP ballot, and


Sprung: Portland Surging With Elite Lillard-McCollum Backcourt


After losing four starters and their sixth man over the summer, it seems so unlikely insane that the Portland Trail Blazers are currently tied for the sixth seed in the Western Conference. The reason why Portland is the hottest team in the league aside from Golden State is the play of its backcourt of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum, which has quickly become one of the league’s elite guard pairings.  The Blazers have now won 10 of their last 12 and


DraftKings Advice: How To Build Tonight’s Team Around Will Barton

Will Barton

There are a handful of NBA superstars to choose from in daily fantasy on an 11-game Wednesday. In real life, the matchup between Chris Paul $9800 and Russell Westbrook $11200 is compelling stuff. James Harden $10400 leads the Rockets into New Orleans, where Anthony Davis $10100 (toe) is expected to return after missing just one game. [Read more…]