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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Michael Jordan or LeBron James: Wrestling with the Goat Debate
Michael Jordan or LeBron James: Wrestling with the GOAT debate

As LeBron James passes Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list, Nick Whitfield looks back on another historic passing of the torch between Hulk Hogan and The Rock

Anthony Davis: Browxit Means Browxit

Nick Whitfield believes that after Anthony Davis demanded a trade from the Pelicans, he inadvertently created a world in which UK citizens and Pelicans fans live parallel lives. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Browxit…. you see what he did there…

We Need to Talk About Kevin (Durant)

After what has been a weird tumultuous-successful hybrid of a season, Kevin Durant will enter Free Agency, but if he wants to be on the MJ-LeBron pedestal, there is only one destination that matters.

Carmelo Anthony's Excellent Adventure
Carmelo Anthony’s Excellent Adventure

In this piece, I’m going to discuss what we can learn about Carmelo Anthony’s move to the Houston Rockets. But I’m going to do it in a very particular way. (Buckle up). In the the 1989 cult classic movie Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter played the *most excellent* Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted ‘Theodore’ Logan.

Sam Bowie: The Man Drafted Before Michael Jordan
Sam Bowie: The Man Drafted Before Michael Jordan

Sam Bowie scored well over five thousand career points in a ten-year NBA career. In 1991/92, Bowie would play in 71 games and average 15 points and eight rebounds per game for the New Jersey Nets. A respectable NBA resumé you might think. But Bowie spent his entire basketball career simply known as the man selected by the Portland Trailblazers ahead of Michael Jordan.

It’s Dame Time

It was a bright day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. This is…

Russell Westbrook and James Harden at All-Star Weekend
Everything that’s wrong with the MVP Race: From timing to intangibles

The 2016-17 MVP race has been a close-fought battle between three participants, namely Russell Westbrook,…