Archive for June, 2016

New York Rangers The New York Rangers had another half-hearted draft experience. The team has not had a first round draft pick since the 2012 draft when the Rangers selected Brady Skjei. New York has  drafted well in the past ten years. A majority of first round picks became NHL players while many lower round […]

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Hopes were high for the New York Yankees coming into the 2016 season. After winning 87 games in 2015 and clinching a Wild Card birth, many experts predicted the Yankees to make a postseason push yet again this season. However, in the midst of a 35-36 season, the Yanks sit six games back of the […]

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One quick note: This mock is assuming no trades. That’s stupid. There will be trades. But I was not going down the rabbit hole of trying to predict trades.

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Alex talks with Dave King of Bright Side of The Sun about Phoenix’s draft and free agent outlook. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2016-06-21-058.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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[[“Pick”,”Team”,”Player”,”Position”,”Last Team”],[“1″,”Philadelphia 76ers”,”Ben Simmons”,”F”,”LSU”],[“2″,”Los Angeles Lakers”,”Brandon Ingram”,”SF”,”Duke”],[“3″,”Boston Celtics (Via Brooklyn)”,”Buddy Hield”,”SG”,”Oklahoma”],[“4″,”Phoenix Suns”,”Dragan Bender”,”PF”,”Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israeli League”],[“5″,”Minnesota Timberwolves”,”Jamal Murray”,”G”,”Kentucky”],[“6″,”New Orleans Pelicans”,”Kris Dunn”,”PG”,”Providence”],[“7″,”Denver Nuggets (via New York)”,”Jaylen Brown”,”SG\/SF”,”Cal”],[“8″,”Sacramento Kings”,”Marquese Chriss”,”PF”,”Washington”],[“9″,”Toronto Raptors (via Denver)”,”Jakob Poeltl”,”C”,”Utah”],[“10″,”Milwaukee Bucks”,”Deyonta Davis”,”PF”,”Michigan State”],[“11″,”Orlando Magic”,”Skal Labissiere”,”PF\/C”,”Kentucky”],[“12″,”Utah Jazz”,”Henry Ellenson”,”PF”,”Marquette “],[“13″,”Phoenix Suns (via Washington)”,”Dejounte Murray”,”G”,”Washington”],[“14″,”Chicago Bulls”,”Timothe Luwawu”,”SG\/SF”,”Mega Leks, Adriatic League”],[“15″,”Denver Nuggets (via Houston)”,”Furkan Korkmaz”,”SG\/SF”,”Anadolu Efes, […]

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The Edmonton Oilers have 2016’s fourth overall draft pick. The team, however, should not make that pick. Instead, GM Peter Chiarelli and his team should trade their first round pick for an established NHL defenseman. Why? Time and time again the Oilers have had top picks in the first round, and only once in recent memory […]

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Alex talks to Fern Rea of rainings3.com about the Lakers offseason including the number 2 pick and free agent targets. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2016-06-15-057.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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This week, New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said some pretty bold statements about his team’s offseason. He mentioned that there were “no untouchables” on the Rangers roster and that they are looking to bring in “new blood and new energy to the team.” With some major off-season moves looming for the New York Rangers, […]

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Alex has guest David Benda on to talk NBA Finals, what the Celtics should do with the 3rd pick, and what they should do with their 1200 other picks. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2016-06-02-056.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs both get a lot of attention for their offense (and rightfully so), but an offense that is consistently overlooked is the Pittsburgh Pirates. When you take a peek at their infield, consisting of Francisco Cervelli, John Jaso, Josh Harrison, Jordy Mercer, Jung Ho Kang, David Freese, and Sean […]

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