Kendrick Nunn thinks he should be NBA Rookie of the Year, not Ja Morant or Zion Williamson

When the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year conversation comes up, the two names typically mentioned first are Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant and New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson. However, Heat guard Kendrick Nunn believes that he, not Morant or Williamson, deserves the annual award. In Nunn’s eyes, the Read more

Amid NBA coronavirus shutdown, Zion Williamson’s generosity shows why New Orleans is in great hands

It was once estimated that the difference between LeBron James playing for the Cavaliers, and not playing for the Cavaliers, represented a $500 million economic shift largely felt in the downtown Cleveland area. Cabs. Hotels. Restaurants and bars. All these businesses, all across the country, boom on game night, and Read more

Zion Williamson vs. Ja Morant: Where the Rookie of the Year race stands with one month left in regular season

The Rookie of the Year discussion is currently undergoing the same cycle of discourse as the raging MVP debate. In both cases, a winner was essentially crowned by New Year’s Day. In both cases, a surprise candidate recently jumped back into the fray. The only difference? LeBron James’ MVP candidacy Read more

Zion Williamson’s conditioning no issue for Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry: ‘He’s 19 years old. He’ll be fine’

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has received rave reviews since he made his NBA debut earlier this season as his combination of size and athleticism is something that basketball fans haven’t seen before. While Williamson has lived up to — and maybe even exceeded — the enormous amount of Read more

Ranking NBA playoff matchups we hope to see this season, including LeBron vs. Zion, Lakers vs. Clippers

March is here, which means the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. At this point in the season, teams have just around six weeks remaining to make that final charge up the standings, or to simply secure a spot. Playoff basketball is inherently compelling, but not all matchups are Read more

NBA Winners and Losers: LeBron, Zion put on show; Giannis answers James Harden; Shake Milton shooting streak

This is March.   Wait, wrong level of basketball. Let’s try that again. This is … the second-to-last month of the NBA’s regular season. Not really the same ring to it. Still, here we are. Another month down in the NBA calendar as the league starts to come into focus Read more