103 F
Riverside, US
Thursday, July 9, 2020

Highlander Hot Take: Nikola Vucevic should be considered for the All-NBA third team

Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic is having the best season of his career at the age of 28. Vucevic is averaging career-highs in multiple categories including points, rebounds and assists per game with averages...

Highlander Hot Take: the NBA awards will be dominated by international players

In today’s NBA, there are currently over 100 international players from 42 different countries. It is likely that most of the NBA awards will be won by international players, which goes to show how...

Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach in NBA history

Let’s clarify something first and foremost, being an overrated coach doesn’t necessarily mean that coach is bad. I personally still think Doc Rivers is a good coach, but shouldn’t be as highly lauded as...

The NBA MVP is not as Hard(en) as you think

It is almost a no-brainer to give the Most Valuable Player trophy to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, who at 28 years old is averaging a triple-double this season. After the loss of...

Coach K is an overrated in-game coach

For all of the years that Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has failed to meet expectations at Duke, he hasn’t really received all that much criticism for it. He has been able...

KD injured, Spurs are now the favorites to win the west

In the modern NBA, where stretch bigs and 3-point shooting are priority, size can be overlooked quite a lot. Size in this case matters, as the San Antonio Spurs are set up to be...
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Falcons suffered a more painful Super Bowl collapse than the Seahawks

Any storybook comeback in sports must come at the peril of a team that gives up a monumental lead. Credit must be given where it’s due, and there’s no question that the Patriots played...

Phil Jackson, what are you thinking?

Over the past several weeks in the NBA, there have been rumors brewing about the Knicks reportedly looking into moving on from Carmelo Anthony. Phil and ‘Melo have had their meetings, hashed out their...
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The problem with DeMarcus Cousins is the franchise he plays for

The media’s comments in regard to whether or not Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is championship material isn’t exactly the first time people have questioned the capability of a hot-headed, seven-footer to win a championship....
Courtesy of NBA

Korver makes Cavs a lot more dangerous

Former all-star shooting guard Kyle Korver was traded to the defending champion Cavaliers on January 7. With Korver on the roster, Cleveland is looking a lot more dangerous. The defending champs hadn’t made any...