Posts By: Chandler Bush

From Greek Freak to Greek God: The Ascension of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Follow @9pointplay Put the NBA on notice. The future is here, and outcries of  “the sky is the limit” are ringing  through the air. The six-foot-eleven-inch small forward/point guard/positionless wonder of Athens, Greece is on full display. It doesn’t take statistics to see that Giannis Antetokounmpo (pronounced ah-deh-do-KUN-bo, if you’re still struggling with it) is… Read more »

2017 NBA Finals Preview: Clash of the Titans – Part III

Follow @9pointplay For the third time in as many years, the Golden State Warriors will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. This was the expected outcome from the moment last season ended, despite the fact that a third consecutive matchup has never happened before. The Cavs retained the best player in the world,… Read more »

Hail To The Chief: Malcolm Brogdon’s Rookie Rise

Follow @9pointplay Great nicknames are something of a lost art in today’s sports world. Many players are known simply by initials, including Kevin Durant, Isaiah Thomas, and Paul George. Others are based on simple physical observations, such as James Harden (The Beard) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (The Greek Freak). Even some strong nicknames, such as Joel… Read more »

Nikola Jokić: The NBA’s Forgotten Unicorn

Follow @9pointplay The NBA has been a bit too quick to crown its incoming stars in recent years. Andrew Wiggins, for example, was heralded as “the next LeBron” coming out of high school, and has fallen short of such lofty expectations in his first few years in the league. That’s not to say Wiggins has… Read more »