San Antonio Spurs 2018-19 Preview

lamarcus aldridge san antonio spursThe San Antonio Spurs finally traded Kawhi Leonard after a year-long controversy and in the process obtained some solid players back to help them stay competitive and avoid a rebuilding process at least for now.

The Spurs sent Leonard and long-time Spurs player Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a future first-round pick.

Along with adding Marco Belinelli from and forward Dante Cunningham through free agency and Lonnie Walker through the draft the Spurs look to have enough talent to make the playoffs for an NBA record 21st straight season. Continue Reading →

Yanks Visit Fenway For Crucial Four-Game Series Against Red Sox

miguel andujar new york yankeesThe New York Yankees (68-38) face the Boston Red Sox (75-34) at Fenway in one of the biggest series of the season.

The Bronx Bombers, who have won three of their last four games, trail their A.L East rivals by 5.5 games. The Red Sox, who have won four of their last six games, are 4-5 against the Yankees this year with a 2-1 record at Fenway and 2-4 at the Bronx.

Miguel Andujar has been red-hot recently hitting .415 in his past 11 games, with eight RBI and an OPS OF .976. The rookie is currently hitting a team-high .294, along with 30 doubles, which ranks 10th in the majors and leads all rookies. Continue Reading →

Yankees And Royals Start Four-Game Series In The Bronx

Sonny Gray New York YankeesThe New York Yankees (64-36) dropped their first series in a month against the Tampa Bay Rays, but they now head home where they will start a four-game series against the struggling Kansas City Royals (31-70).

The Yankees, who a bullpen that continues to be lights out, look to capitalize on a Kansas City team that has lost two of their last three and went 27-68 in the first half.

The Yankees very solid pen leads the league in strikeouts, opponents batting average and ERA. The addition of Zach Britton gives the Yankees bullpen four of the 14 active pitchers who have a career relief ERA under 2.50 with at least 100 relief innings. Continue Reading →

Kawhi Has Potential To Make Toronto Team To Beat In The East

kawhi leonard toronto raptors 2018Although Kahwi Leonard threatened with sitting out next season after being traded to the Toronto Raptors instead of the Los Angeles Lakers it’s unlikely that he will actually do so.

After an injury-plagued 2017-2018 campaign he can’t afford to stay inactive almost two full seasons as he needs to prove his value on the court if he wants to spend just one season in Toronto.

With that in mind, it’s worth looking at how Leonard can help the Raptors as he definitely is a top-five NBA player when healthy.

Pairing Leonard with Kyle Lowry and the rest of the Toronto roster has the potential of being a move capable of taking the Raptors to the NBA Finals and make them the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. Continue Reading →

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