Josh Motenko checks his list twice to identify players most likely to find themselves gift-wrapped in a trade.
Coach Motenko turns in his clipboard for an all-seeing eye to predict the fate of the teams in the NBA’s Western Conference.
Coach Motenko turns in his clipboard for an all-seeing eye to predict the fate of the teams in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
Some people use the “eye test”, some prefer advanced stats. Let’s call this the “third-eye test,” as we predict who will end up playing better than anticipated this season. This is the second in Josh’s four-part Crystal Ball series debuting on the four Tuesdays leading to the start of the NBA season.
Let’s take a look into the NBA Crystal Ball and see into the future.
Josh drops his big board of NBA Draft prospects. It should probably be called a huge board because he throws down some real knowledge.
Is your favorite player mo’ Mamba or mo’ Bamba? We all know Kobe’s ‘Mamba Mentality’–killer instinct, ruthless confidence, toughness, grit, relentless hard work. But what about the ‘Mo Bamba’ Mentality? Well, we’re coining the term to be the exact opposite–passive, uncertain, deferential. Josh hosts the panel as we go through the NBA’s top 15 players and decides, are they mo’ Mamba? Or mo’ Bamba?
Will anyone stop the Lakers from repeating? Where will Harden land? Can the Nets rise in the East? Why are we all so high on the Wizards?? Chris Conner hosts our NBA Season Preview on surprise teams, breakout players, contenders, pretenders, and more, ahead of tonight’s season tip off!