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Author: Justin Steinberg

Blake Griffin: An Overhated and Underrated Pickup for the Nets

Reading Time: 4 minutesJust over two seasons ago, Blake Griffin had completely reinvented his game and was the face of basketball in Detroit. Coming off of a scary injury and some more injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles, he quietly became an afterthought around the league. The Blake Griffin who was known for his flashy dunks was gone, now becoming a more all-around player, which bored fans as it was becoming evident that “Lob City” was a thing of the past. It was clear that Blake needed a change of scenery to further his basketball career in a positive direction,...

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The Inconsistency and Struggles of the Nets Superteam

Reading Time: 3 minutesEveryone expected the Brooklyn Nets to flourish immediately after the James Harden trade. How could a team with three of the top fifteen players in the league struggle? In truth, it’s a lot harder to win games than it seems for the Nets. There are three main culprits for this struggle: lack of defense, lack of chemistry, and mediocre coaching. The idea of a superteam is one that has been in the NBA since the late 2000’s with the Boston Celtics’ Big 3 of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen, and later the Miami Heat’s...

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