NBA


NBA

From in-depth analysis, podcasts and vintage flashbacks, to casual news and previews, our UK-based team has you covered on all things NBA.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men’s professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.


The 2017 NBA draft class; how good are they really?
The NBA season has gotten off to one of its strangest starts in recent memory. One thing is clear though, this rookie class is looking good. Really good. This year’s crop of fresh-faced youngsters have come into the league looking ready and capable of making significant contributions to their respective teams. But how good are
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Nerlens Noel's trouble in Big D(NP)
Back in August, big man Nerlens Noel bet on himself by turning down a reported four-year, $70 million contract offer from the Dallas Mavericks. He felt he was worth more than that. But, four months on, if things don’t change drastically, it doesn’t look like he’s going to receive the significantly better return he had
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Why is Damian Lillard so underrated?
With the golden age of the point guard in full swing, having a ‘do it all guard’ is now almost a necessity if a team is to be successful in the modern age of ball movement and high octane offense. Pundits and analysts alike often bow down to the now superhuman feats some of today’s
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Firing on all Pistons: Deee-troit Basketball is back
The 11-6 start doesn’t convey how well the Pistons have actually been playing and how much they have notably improved this year. They already rank 9th offensively and defensively in the league, and although we only have a small sample size to work with, it’s clear the Pistons have undergone drastic change for the better.
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Is Giannis Antetokounmpo heir to the NBA throne?
In the fantasy universe known as the modern NBA, proverbial unicorns are commonplace and can be found whichever way you look, yet the specimen we weren’t expecting, may now be introducing us to the league’s new era. As shown in the fourth game of his fifth season, the multifaceted, not-of-this-earth Giannis Antetokounmpo possesses the abilities
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2017-18 Awards Predictions
With the 2017-18 NBA season now underway, Double Clutch asked some of its writers to give their awards predictions for the season ahead. Here are our picks for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved P read more
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