These are my predictions for the major figures of the 2020–21 Chicago Bulls season:

Billy Donovan — I think that by the end of the season, he will have established an identity on both sides of the ball. If I were to guess a likely outcome for the team, I…


Some quick thoughts about the NBA, as we are on the cusp of the regular season:

I’m going to get out my Chicago Bulls’ thoughts early. This is essentially the first year of a rebuild for Billy Donovan’s squad. Their first preseason game was last night, and though we cannot…


Building Something in Memphis

The Memphis Grizzlies of the 2010s had an identity. This is sometimes the biggest challenge for a talented team: knowing who you are. There was no question the style of basketball that Memphis employed, and it was called “Grit’n’Grind.” Hard-nosed basketball, focused on defense and a…


Trae and Luka

The Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks each enjoy the good fortune of having a player in their second year who is starting the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. Their games are completely different, but Trae Young and Luka Doncic will forever be tied to each other.

In the…

Matt Plowman

I write about various things, but usually its all basketball, baby.

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