We’re getting closer and closer to the start of the season, and with that comes a lot of great words to read. Every day we’ve been passing along some of the best, and today is no different. Here are today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.
The guys over at Hickory High have just started with their season previews, giving their outlooks on each and every team. One of their first efforts was this Phoenix Suns preview by Ian Levy. Written in a fictional short-story style, this is a fantastic piece.
Russell Westbrook and God Are Raging Inside Oklahoma City: By Jordan White (@JordanSWhite)
After getting knocked out of the playoffs with a torn meniscus, everyone expected Russell Westbrook to be ready for the start of this season. Just a few days ago, however, it was announced that Russell Westbrook would need to undergo another surgery on his knee. Over at Hardwood Paroxysm, Jordan White wrote about injuries and knees and the pain of uncertainty.
Evan Turner’s first few years in the NBA have been pretty disappointing. To this point, the former Ohio State man hasn’t come close to living up to the expectations that come with being the 2nd overall pick. This season, as SB Nation’s Ricky O’Donnell writes, is Turner’s last chance to show he can be part of the Sixers’ rebuilding process.