Huw Hopkins

Huw grew up in Wales and was too much of a wimp to play rugby. He fell in love with the quiet brilliance of Tim Duncan and ended up a San Antonio Spurs fan. Huw is a Lead Writer for Double Clutch and also contributes to Sky Sports (NBA/WNBA) and Sporting News (FIBA).

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Top 5 MVP Race – All-Star returns

With the distractions of the All-Star break out of the way, Huw Hopkins looks at who is making a second half push in the MVP race

Top 5 MVP Race – Damian Lillard makes a leap

Huw Hopkins looks at what Damian Lillard’s antics did as candidates for the MVP award jostle for position going into the All-Star break

Much love, Kobe – even from the haters

Kobe Bryant was loved and adored, but not by everybody. Huw Hopkins argues, however, that it was very difficult to not respect what he achieved for the game of basketball

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Top 5 MVP Race – Jimmy Butler is doing it

While Giannis Antetokounmpo holds on to the top of the MVP rankings, Huw Hopkins believes a new face deserves to be added to the fifth spot on the list

Here comes the WNBA – 6 things to watch out for this year 

With a CBA in the books, a vision of the 2020 WNBA season is coming into focus, and Huw Hopkins looks at some of the biggest storylines that could impact the league in the coming months

Does DeMar DeRozan have the most unstoppable move in the NBA?

The San Antonio Spurs are turning things around and DeMar DeRozan is back to playing on an All-Star level, thanks to his patented move. Huw Hopkins breaks it down.

Top 5 MVP race: sharing the spotlight hampers Anthony Davis

On a team built around LeBron James, Anthony Davis could be breaking individual levels and still not sit above his teammate on the NBA’s MVP rankings, according to Huw Hopkins

Episode 321 – NBA | David Stern’s impact, All-Decade starting five and All-Star early returns

Huw Hopkins and Tom Hall discuss the loss of former NBA Commissioner David Stern and look back at the last decade in the NBA

Who is the Defensive Player of the Decade?

As Double Clutch’s look back over the 2010s, the team take a look at who were the NBA’s best defensive players of the decade