NBA Playoff Discussion; The Bulls Are Doing It, Bucks Could Create an Upset, MVP Battle Taking Place

The NBA Playoffs are well underway, and we are truly being treated to some great series'. LeBron James is back to being his playoff dominant self, but the Pacers are still fighting hard, led by Paul George. The Jazz are trying to figure out a new strategy against the Clippers now that Rudy Gobert is …

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TheBloggingLeprechaun NBA Awards – Defensive Player of the Year

Defense is the name of the game, and these three players shine at it like no other. Even without a list, anyone who watches the NBA even as little as once a week will probably already know who's in the running for Defensive Player of the Year. The last two years have been dominated by …

NBA Discussion; Beastbrook.

I had planned to give my award to the Defensive Player of the Year this evening, but Russell Westbrook has just completely changed my schedule after doing the one thing that would truly set him aside from the other MVP candidates (I'm still voting for James Harden, however) - he has finally joined Oscar Robertson …

TheBloggingLeprechaun NBA Awards; Rookie of the Year

There's no soft way to put it, but the race for Rookie of the Year for the 2016-2017 NBA season was as underwhelming as the Dunk Contest, with no rookie truly shining at the level of Karl-Anthony Towns or Anthony Davis in their respective rookie seasons. Rookies such as Brandon Ingram, who was expected to …

TheBloggingLeprechaun NBA Awards; Most Improved Player

In the case of youth players in almost every sport, at least in Ireland anyway,┬áthe most improved player award is considered to be more an insult than an acknowledgment of improvement, highlighting the player's previous lack of ability which has improved just enough for them to be considered applicable to the line-up. I feel, personally, …

ANNOUNCEMENT; End of Season Awards, Plans for the Playoffs

The regular season of the 2016-2017 NBA season is coming to a close in less than two weeks, 13 days, to be exact. Before the playoffs begin and each team begins to steamroll the talent they've been building for the duration into the season, into winning the all-glorious NBA Title, very certain players will be …