Tagged: NBA

NBA bubble ball: reaction to the regular season honors and postseason

By Billy Scott | Nov. 2, 2020, 3:54 p.m. | In Sports »

Giannis Antetokounmpo wins his second consecutive MVP and the Lakers win their 17th NBA Finals in one-of-a-kind NBA season (Image Courtesy of LA Times)

Disney was anything but magical for the Wizards, but the future looks promising

By Nolan Wick | Aug. 31, 2020, 8:36 a.m. | In Professional »

Washington failed to make the playoffs during its time in the NBA bubble, finishing 1-7, but the future is bright

NBA and NHL approve plans to return to play after COVID-19 shutdown

By Nolan Wick | June 28, 2020, 8:33 p.m. | In Professional »

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) each approved plans to resume play later this summer

How do professional sports leagues plan on finishing the current season?

By Billy Scott | May 9, 2020, 7:26 p.m. | In Sports »

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, sports leagues have been halted and the future is unknown

Mamba Mentality

By Billy Scott, Sam Kulp | Jan. 31, 2020, 6:25 p.m. | In Sports »

Kobe Bryant may be gone, but his impact on the world lives on

Slightly-too-early NBA award predictions

By Billy Scott | Dec. 25, 2019, 1:16 a.m. | In Sports »

SCO's predictions with about a quarter of the season gone

2019 NBA mock draft

By Alex Russ | June 13, 2019, 2:09 p.m. | In Professional »

This year's draft is one of the most top heavy in recent years with three potential superstars projected to go in the top five picks.

The MLB is striking out with young viewers

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:28 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Baseball is becoming less popular among younger fans.

NBA Award Predictions

By Noah Stern | April 11, 2018, 1:35 p.m. | In Professional »

A rundown of the candidates for each award the NBA gives out and the predicted winner

SCOs biweekly NBA power rankings

By Noah Stern | Feb. 13, 2018, 1:13 p.m. | In Professional »

Welcome to SCOs very first NBA power rankings, where we rank the National Basketball Association teams based on what their record is and how they played in the week prior. We are more than halfway through the 2017-18 season, and the playoffs are starting to take shape.

Wizards rise to third place in Eastern Conference

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Feb. 24, 2017, 2:05 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The Washington Wizards began the season poorly, to put it bluntly. John Wall played well some games, other games Bradley Beal took the starring role. And yet the Wizards could not put two and two together and reach their full potential.

SCO NBA Draft Preview

By Benjamin Yokoyama | June 21, 2016, 2:45 p.m. | In Professional »

Buddy Hield, Brice Johnson, Malcolm Brogdon, local NCAA tournament hero Kris Jenkins. These guys all stayed in college for the long haul. Three seniors and Jenkins, the lone junior, who all made it deep into the tourney despite not being on the forefront of the NBA radar.

2014 SCO NBA Mock Draft

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen, Samuel Popper | June 11, 2014, 12:34 p.m. | In Professional »

This year's NBA draft class is projected to be one of the deepest in recent memory with lots of undeniable talent. The ultimate question is which team will find the next LeBron James and which team will waste their pick on a bust.

Adam Silver had no choice but to ban Donald Sterling

By Samuel Popper | May 16, 2014, 1:08 p.m. | In Professional »

Nearly the entire country, in sports and beyond, is aware of the Donald Sterling racist rants. NBA comissioner Adam Silver acted heroically, banning Sterling for life and fining him a maximum of $2.5 million.

2013-2014 NBA preview

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi | Oct. 28, 2013, 6:21 p.m. | In Professional »

NBA fans need wait no longer: introducing the official SCO 2013-2014 NBA preview.

Sideline Report: A long-term look at the Spurs and Heat

By Abel Chanyalew | June 23, 2013, 1:24 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

The Miami Heat have just barely begun their summer long championship celebration. While they're all out clubbing, however, the rest of us should reevaluate the aftermath of the 2013 NBA Finals.

Who can beat the Heat?

By Michael Gerbasi | May 7, 2013, 8:07 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Since day one of the NBA season it has been a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat is the best team in the league. Now that the second round of the playoffs are beginning and the Heat has already manhandled the Bucks, one must ask who can beat the Heat?

Couch Potato: More viewers needed for NBA all-star game

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 19, 2013, 6:29 p.m. | In Television »

Sunday's National Basketball Association (NBA) all-star game drew 8 million viewers according to TNT, a 13 percent increase over last year's game.

Wizards lack magic touch in NBA draft

By Jack Estrin | Nov. 19, 2012, 8:59 p.m. | In Professional »

Ever since the 2008-2009 season, the Wizards have been flat out terrible. But their continued struggles and lack of improvement can be almost entirely blamed on their inability to draft good players.

Lin Diesel

By Eli Schwadron | Feb. 15, 2012, 12:03 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Unless you're an avid basketball fan, it's safe to say you didn't know who Jeremy Lin was prior to this past week. Sorry, world: you can't ignore him any longer. 136 points, 48 assists, Eastern Conference player of the week, a Sports Illustrated cover and, most importantly, six Knick wins later, you'd be foolish to ignore him any longer. In the span of nine days, Linsanity has taken the world by storm.

Going global

By Langston Taylor | July 3, 2011, 12:19 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Times have changed since 1999 when Dirk Nowitzki was the only foreign basketball player drafted in the top fifteen to have not played for a team in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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