The point of the NBA summer league is to see how those who were recently drafted perform and whether they will adapt to the NBA. Unfortunately many could not come to that conclusion with many of the top drafted players either being tested or injured.
The off-season for the NBA has been extremely busy and a rather shocking one. There have had been trades and free agent players that have made moves which have changed the entire NBA.
Since the finals of the NBA season there have been crazy rumours spreading. Particularly surrounding players who were free agents. Big moves were threatened to be made and that’s exactly what happened.
The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Conference Final came to an incredible end on Saturday night.
With the playoffs fast approaching the NBA has been hitting up. Teams have been giving it their all trying to secure that vital playoff spot.
All-Star weekend has passed, and the NBA has returned to normal this weekend and what a way to return it was for the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Friday night they played the Utah Jazz and what a game it was, it was absolutely magnificent.
Last Wednesday night the game between the top-ranked Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels started and ended in despair. Both Zion Williamson and Duke took a huge blow when Zion got injured which led to Duke losing the game.
Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russel Westbrook broke the consecutive triple-double record held by the legendary Wilt Chamberlain which was set in 1968. He now finds himself in Hall of Fame territory which is deserved.
Without a doubt this year’s trade deadline was one of the biggest with many headlines being made with some controversial trades. From all the hype around one of the biggest names in the NBA the star remained with his current team, to some rather surprising trades.
For the last nine years NBA teams have made an annual trip to the UK to form a Global Games Series. This series consists of two teams from the NBA who are struggling to reach the heights that they set for the upcoming season and are trying to get their season back on track.