Ways You Probably Don't Want To Start The 2018-2019 NBA Season

The NBA season officially, finally starts on October 16th. While I'm not totally sure what all is going to go down this season, I am confident that these aren't great, super fun ways to start your season...

Confidence Picks presented by Quicken Loans

  • Deciding whether or not you're committed to your new squad, that is also in Canada -- Kawhi Leonard
  • Figuring out how to split minutes between Lonzo Ball and Rajon Rondo -- Luke Walton
  • Demanding a trade from the team you are currently playing for, the Minnesota Timberwovles -- Jimmy Butler
  • Going under the knife for "minor" arthroscopic surgery on your left knee -- Russell Westbrook
  • Still trying to find your shot in this leaked footage -- Markelle Fultz
  • Strongly considering leaving basketball so you can join the Los Angeles Rams -- Kevin Durant
  • Signing a jersey sponsorship with BioFreeze, I mean you're basically telling all of your opponents that you are sore -- Portland Trailblazers
  • Being the -- New York Knicks
  • And forgetting the regulation size of NBA basketballs -- Anthony Davis


Here's to anxiously waiting for the start of the NBA season, now only a few weeks away.

Philadelphia 76ers Centerpiece Joel Embiid Is Dominating The NBA

Despite all the uncertainties nagging the Philadelphia 76ers front office, the nerve issues (both mental and physical) of their 2017 first overall pick, the apparent regression of their 2016 first overall pick and questions about the fit of their temperamental mid-season All-star acquisition, one thing is certain, Joel Embiid is dominating the NBA. 

The Euro Step: Fenerbahce Alone On Top & Other EuroLeague Round 11 Notes

Fenerbahce is so damn good it’s ridiculous. This team would stomp the Chicago Bulls, then run some suicides afterward just for fun.

Princeton & Iona Line Up Against Potential NCAA Teams At Boardwalk Classic

Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City sets the scene for Saturday’s Air Force Reserve Boardwalk Classic. 

The Kerfuffle, Ep. 7: East vs West, PJ Tucker, & Mo Bamba

The other day my friend and I were chatting amiably and agreeably about basketball when, suddenly and irrevocably, he suggested that, maybe, the East is as good as, or better than, the West. 

Top 5 Recruiting Stories At City of Palms: Carey Jr., Watford, & Cockburn

Prospects & Pedicures, Scottie Barnes: Fortnite, Kobe Bryant, & A Psychic

The prestigious City of Palms Classic runs Monday, Dec. 17 to Saturday, Dec. 22 at Florida SouthWestern State College – and FloHoops.com will have you covered.

Michigan State, Duke Down To The Wire For Vernon Carey, Isaiah Stewart

Why Flo40 Big Man Isaiah Stewart Is A High-Major Priority

Duke and Michigan State are going down to the wire for a couple of five-star recruits.

Pace & Space: Examining The True Cause Of The Scoring Spike In The NBA

There has been an offensive explosion in the NBA this year. Nearly every time I tune into an NBA game, I’m no longer shocked to see scores in the 140s or players dropping 50, or 54, or 60! OK, maybe it was surprising to see Derrick Rose score 50 points in 2018, but do 50-point nights truly not mean as much as they used to? Is this offensive explosion a result of the new rule changes this season, or the continuation of a long analytics-influenced trend toward pace and space?

It's A Wrap: Confidently Predicting NBA MVP & Rookie Of The Year

With a quarter of the season in the books, now seems like a decent time to jump to end of the year conclusions.

Zion Williamson Is The New No. 1 Pick But RJ Barrett Isn't 'Falling'

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Welcome To Zion Williamson's World Of Stardom

I had to laugh the other day when I saw an NBA mock draft advertising that Zion Williamson is the new No. 1 pick and that his Duke teammate R.J. Barrett is "falling."

Darrell General, The 2018 Hometown Hero presented by Quicken Loans

On behalf of the national mortgage lender Quicken Loans®, FloSports is excited and honored to award Darrell General, track and cross country coach at George Marshall High School in Virginia, with $25,000 to put towards a year’s worth of mortgage payments for being named the 2018 Hometown Hero.