5:14 PM EST, Fri March 05, 2021
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Orlando Magic: 3 reasons not to trade Nikola Vucevic

The career of All-Star center Nikola Vucevic has been a long one full of twists and turns with the Orlando Magic. From the European big thrown into the Dwight Howard deal, to a guy who was a painfully bad defender. All the way through blaming him for the franchise’s shortcomings, calling him an empty stats […] Orlando Magic: 3 reasons not to trade Nikola Vucevic - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
3 hours ago

Sacramento Kings: 5 things to look forward to in second half of season

The first half of the Sacramento Kings‘ season went about as well as we all thought it would. There were glimmers of hope over the first 36 games, but yet another losing season is on the horizon and the team will miss the playoffs for a record-tying 15th straight season. But there are a few […] Sacramento Kings: 5 things to look forward to in second half of season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
4 hours ago

Pistons Reports: Blake Griffin gets bought out by team

The Detroit Pistons finally righted the last wrong of the Stan Van Gundy administration, coming to a buyout agreement with Blake Griffin. Griffin’s representatives and the team mutually decided it was time to part ways on February 15th, paving the way for both parties to find a way to move him to a contender of […] Pistons Reports: Blake Griffin gets bought out by team - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
6 hours ago

Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young has to be “Ice Trae” in the second half

There’s no question that a lot has happened in the world of the Atlanta Hawks through the past few weeks. After a commanding win against the Boston Celtics, the Hawks fell flat against the OKC Thunder and Miami Heat. Those two losses hurt the Hawks in trying to inch closer to the teams above them, and it […] Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young has to be “Ice Trae” in the second half - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
7 hours ago

New York Knicks: Pass or pursue on these 5 trade rumors

With three weeks left until the 2021 NBA Trade Deadline on March 25, the New York Knicks are already off the books. They moved faster than their opponents and were able to snatch Derrick Rose at a discount price, an addition that has been sublime so far. Then again, whether the Knicks are within playoff […] New York Knicks: Pass or pursue on these 5 trade rumors - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 4, 2021

Boston Celtics: Landing Jerami Grant would be a ridiculously good move

As we approach the NBA’s All-Star break, trade rumors will start to heat up more surrounding the Boston Celtics. We’re almost at the halfway mark of a season where a lot of things are up in the air. Right now, it doesn’t feel like there are many teams who can legitimately challenge for the championship, […] Boston Celtics: Landing Jerami Grant would be a ridiculously good move - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 4, 2021

2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 trades we need to see

According to many fans, the NBA trade deadline period is the most exciting time in any season. Throughout the years, many major trades have impacted the history of the league, with no reason to believe that this won’t be the case this year. During the first three months of the season, we’ve witnessed very few […] 2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 10 trades we need to see - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 4, 2021

Indiana Pacers: T.J. McConnell produces unexpected history

In the Indiana Pacers’ 114-111 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, T.J. McConnell put up 16 points on a perfect 8-of-8 shooting from the field, 13 assists to just two turnovers and 10 steals with zero fouls in the process. To put this statline into its proper perspective, here is the list of records it broke […] Indiana Pacers: T.J. McConnell produces unexpected history - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

Pistons: How Jerami Grant can make next year’s All-Star Game

The Detroit Pistons found one of the gems of free agency this past offseason when they signed Jerami Grant to a three-year, $60 million contract. In doing so, they secured the cornerstone of their rebuild in one of the first moves of the whole process. It defied convention. Usually, a rebuild involves stripping everything down […] Pistons: How Jerami Grant can make next year’s All-Star Game - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

Boston Celtics: Efficient 3-point shooting night clinches big win over Clippers

The Boston Celtics enjoyed one of their best 3-point shooting nights of the season against a Kawhi-less Los Angeles Clippers outfit on Tuesday evening. The Celtics shot 50 percent from beyond the arc on 32 3-point attempts, which, ultimately, gave them the separation they needed in order to close out this big-time win to go […] Boston Celtics: Efficient 3-point shooting night clinches big win over Clippers - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

Chicago Bulls: Three reasons for optimism in the second half of the season

Even with much-needed changes on the coaching bench and in the front office, no one expected much from the Chicago Bulls this year. Prior to the season, many projections predicted this team to, at best, hover around 30 wins again, but to the surprise of many fans and people who cover the game, the Bulls […] Chicago Bulls: Three reasons for optimism in the second half of the season - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

Cleveland Cavaliers: Official midseason report cards

A year ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers saw their season come to an abrupt end. It would be nearly 10 months before the Cavs would return to the floor – and uncertainty plagued them the whole way through. Before the 2020-21 NBA season began, the Cavaliers were paced in the bottom-three of most power rankings, with […] Cleveland Cavaliers: Official midseason report cards - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 5 fire sales that should happen

The NBA trade deadline is nearing and the league’s standings are beginning to coalesce. The best teams in the league have set themselves apart, and there is a huge middle tier (especially in the Eastern Conference) of teams that fancy themselves a move away from making a run in the playoffs. Then there is the […] 2021 NBA Trade Deadline: 5 fire sales that should happen - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 3, 2021

Orlando Magic: Will you be mad if they bring Evan Fournier back?

As sad as it may be for the Orlando Magic, especially with Nikola Vucevic once again have an All-Star level season that he has now been rewarded for, they need to look towards next season beyond. This is actually easier to do than you would think, as unlike previous years, there is already a style […] Orlando Magic: Will you be mad if they bring Evan Fournier back? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Mar 2, 2021

Atlanta Hawks: Will David Vanterpool be their next full-time coach?

The Atlanta Hawks relieved Lloyd Pierce of his head coaching duties on Monday afternoon, making him the second NBA coach to get fired this season. A week earlier, the Minnesota Timberwolves fired their head coach, Ryan Saunders, and replaced him immediately on a full-time basis with Chris Finch. This was an unorthodox move on Minnesota’s […] Atlanta Hawks: Will David Vanterpool be their next full-time coach? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats