As the seconds ticked off the clock, Kevin Porter Jr. slowed his dribble on the left wing, lulling the defender to sleep. Then he changed his pace into an emphatic side-step dribble creating enough space to knock down a three-point dagger. 114–111 Houston Rockets win.

The significance of that moment…

He thrives in controversy, he stays true to his beliefs, he uses his slick ball-handling skills to navigate the trees, he, Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving, returns to the NBA court tonight. No matter if you agree or disagree with his off-court antics, it’s time to separate those thoughts…

It’s been exactly five months since the Toronto Raptors turned heads and incited heckles from their fans who had made the trip a few hundred miles south to Barclays Arena for the 2021 NBA Draft.

At first, the team’s fourth-overall selection of Scottie Barnes — a lengthy 6-foot-9 forward out…

The NBA is an ever-changing league with innovative head coaches and general managers at the helm, executing the changes. The way that NBA head coaches and general managers enact the most change in recent years is through team building. If you have followed the NBA in any capacity over the…

While the NBA season is postponed I have had a lot of time to think about the what-ifs and fantasize trades that I think might be successful and fun for all fans of the league. The Philadelphia 76ers have risen from the depths of their 10–72 season in 2015–16 and…

With all sports on hold, ESPN re-ran both games five and seven from the 2016 NBA Finals on Wednesday night. I took the time to watch both games and among all the memorable LeBron James highlights that series showcased, I was pleasantly reminded about the greatness of Kyrie Irving and…

On Thursday, March 26, among the chaos of the coronavirus, NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell announced that the NFL draft would continue as planned. I think that this is the correct move by the NFL commissioner. In a world where people are craving events and sports, I think the draft will…

Aaron Heisen

Sports writer at the Daily Emerald. Journalism student at the University of Oregon. NBA fan and writer.

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