The Independent

Is Coby White the real deal?

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

A collective groan resonated throughout Chicago after three teams leapfrogged the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft order. The Bulls, in desperate need of help at the point guard position, finished 2018-19 with the fourth worst record in the NBA. They entered the draft lottery with a 12.5% chance of landing the first pick in th...

Way-too-early NBA Award predictions

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

Most Valuable Player (MVP): Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Clippers Last season, Kawhi Leonard put the NBA on notice. A tumultuous offseason saw the the soft-spoken Leonard go from hero to villain after severing ties with the NBA’s model franchise, the San Antonio Spurs. Critics lambasted Leonard for forcing his way out of a fran...

Russell Westbrook averaged a triple double for the entire season. Is that enough to claim this year’s most valuable award?

NBA end of year awards predictions

April 29, 2017

This 2016-2017 NBA season has lived up to the hype that none of us NBA fans were expecting. In thi...

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