All posts by Heath Sutphin

The Redemption of Gordon Hayward

The career of Gordon Hayward is one that was filled with ups and downs. He was drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2010 after reaching the NCAA National Championship at Butler University. His rookie year did not show a lot of promise due to coming

College Basketball Preview: 2019-20 Season

With a new college basketball season upon us, there’s so much more excitement in the air. There seems to be more of an even playing field coming into this year. There isn’t that team that feels like the guaranteed winner, like Duke last year. With

Wilt Chamberlain: A Man Amongst Boys

There have been a lot of careers that have come and went through the NBA. Some careers are worth of legendary status such as Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabber, and many more. Some careers end as total busts, either due to injury, or simply

The Timeout that Nearly Broke a NBA Finals

In this moment of NBA history, we have to go all the way back to the 1976 NBA Finals. More specifically, Game 5 of the series. This game features the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns with the series tied at two games apiece. This moment

2019-20 Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics 2019-20 Season Preview

After a season that didn’t meet the expectations set for them, the Boston Celtics have had a pretty busy offseason. With old pieces going out and new players coming in, there seems to be a different vibe going into this season. It seems the focus

1984 NBA Finals

1984 NBA Finals: A League Reborn

The 1984 NBA Finals pitted the Boston Celtics against the Los Angeles Lakers. Many consider the Celtics and Lakers to be the greatest rivalry in sports. It’s not because of the franchises themselves with their storied histories, their combined 33 NBA championships, and their numerous

Shaun Livingston

From Broken to Risen: The Career of Shaun Livingston

The NBA career of Shaun Livingston started in 2004 when he was drafted 4th overall out of Peoria Central high school by the Los Angeles Clippers. At the time, he was the number one point guard in the country and a McDonald’s All-American. He originally

The Quadruple-Double: Will it Happen Again?

In today’s NBA, we see players score 50, 60, and, once in a while, even 70 points in a game. We also see players get triple-doubles so commonly now. Yet, no one in today’s NBA has captured something that seems impossible, but something so historic,

Enes Kanter: Power Forward Material?

The Boston Celtics are one of the top teams in the East and many consider them a playoff lock. Even with some praise and excitement from fans heading into the season, there are some questions about the frontcourt. The Celtics are projected to have a