Nick Whitfield

Nick provides us with a rather unique look at basketball, often merging cultural moments from videogames and cinema with on court and sometimes off court actions in the NBA. He’s our Google Analytics guru; the perfect accompaniment to a digital league and sport. Oh, and he used to work for FIBA Media.

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Heaven Knows We’re Miserable Now: Mental Health in the NBA and the Basketball Community

Using the 1980s British Band The Smiths Nick Whitfield discusses mental health in the NBA and the wider basketball community.

Beal or no Beal, 1/4 recap, Ringwatch, NBA Gamestop and Meyers’ large hammer

Nick, Tom and Josh discuss the best trade scenarios for Bradley Beal, Brooklyn’s all-time worst defensive trajectory and more.

Merry Swishmas! The NBA season has arrived, contract extensions and Naughty or Nice predictions

Mike, Josh and Nick unite to bring you the Double Clutch NBA Christmas Special, fully loaded with hot takes and a naughty or nice list.

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“Come With Me if You Want a Ring” – The 2020 NBA Finals is Judgement Day for LeBron James

LeBron James is not just competing for an NBA championship, he’s battling for fate and legacy. Like Terminator 2, these NBA Finals are Judgement Day for LeBron.

John Starks: an embodiment of Knicks fandom

The world might be re-living 1990s NBA through the prism of Michael Jordan again in The Last Dance, for Nick Whitfield it only brings back memories of his favorite player John Starks

Pippen Ain’t Easy: Scottie’s underrated shoe game

While much of The Last Dance talk has focused around MJ and the Air Jordan sneakers, Nick Whitfield looks back at the underrated signature line of Scottie Pippen

The Ultimate Double Clutch Quiz

With NBA fans at a loss for live games, it’s likely that a lot of…

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Whether he was the hero or the villain for you on the basketball court, Nick Whitfield believes Kobe Bryant’s impact on several generations of NBA fans cannot be overlooked

Half empty or half Fultz? – how avoiding the all-or-nothing approach is working for Markelle

In a league where the culture is all about winning or losing, Nick Whitfield assesses the slow but gradual rebuild of Markelle Fultz’s career, and why the patient, middle-ground has been the best route forward