David Fernandez

NBA Trade Deadline 2020 Preview: 5 Teams

The NBA Trade Deadline comes this Thursday, February 6th, at 3 PM Eastern. The deadline could potentially reshape the playoff race, despite the lack of big names on the market. Here's a look at five of the most interesting teams heading into the NBA trade deadline. Oklahoma City Thunder The Thunder currently hold the 7-seed out West, but they're just 2.5 games out of the 4-seed. Going into the season, OKC seemed like a potential NBA trade deadline seller, but they've exceeded expectations. No one should assume that the team will deal point guard Chris Paul or center Steven...

NBA Trade Deadline 2020 Preview: 5 Players

The NBA trade deadline for the 2019-2020 season comes on Thursday February 6th at 3 PM Eastern. Fanbases hope to land a big name and people refresh Twitter for the latest WojBombs.  Some seem to think that the logjams in the conferences might slow the market, but there's always some action on deadline day.  At present, 11 of the 15 Eastern Conference teams remain alive for the playoffs. And out West, as many as 13 of the 15 teams conceivably have a case of the postseason.  This article is the first in a series of previews that will include five Players, five...

10 Teams Vying for Title: NBA Championship Contender or Pretender?

NBA teams are vying for a spot in the NBA Finals for a chance to play for the 2020 NBA Championship. While there are a number of teams who envision themselves hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy, it's time to decide whether those teams are either an NBA Championship Contender or Pretender.  Here's a look at the NBA Championship Contender or Pretender list, with five contenders and five pretenders.  NBA Championship Contenders Boston Celtics The Celtics were the third team this season to win in Miami and they’re currently the East’s No. 3 seed. At 33-15, Boston posts the NBA’s third-best Net Rating at...

2020 NBA All-Stars Set for Chicago

The 2020 NBA All-Stars are all set for Chicago. While players who will participate in the All-Star Saturday Night events are yet to be named, the NBA's celebratory weekend is shaping up. The NBA revealed All-Star Starters on January 23rd. Players were selected after fan, media and player voting took place. The league named All-Star Reserves this week, January 30th, and those players were selected by the coaches.  Here's a look at the 2020 NBA All-Stars.  NBA All-Stars: Starters Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks led all vote-getters in the East. The reigning MVP will make his fourth All-Star appearance and holds the highest...

Houston Astros punished for sign-stealing scandal

On Monday afternoon, Major League Baseball laid down a severe punishment to the Houston Astros after completing their investigation into the team's sign-stealing scandal.  Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow have been suspended for one season. And former Astros assistant general manager Brandon Taubman will be placed on baseball’s ineligible list. The team will also forfeit their first and second round draft picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts, as well as paying a hefty $5 million fine. The scandal first surfaced after a report in The Athletic last November. In the article, former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers stated on-the-record...

5 Teams that Need a 2020 Running Back

There are several NFL teams that need a 2020 running back. This NFL Draft running back class is one of the deepest and most talented positional groups. While the trend in recent years is to choose a running back on Day 2 of the draft, there are several candidates this year who could make a case for a first round selection.   Over the last five drafts, an average of two running backs have been selected in the first round. Only one (Josh Jacobs) went last year. On day two, there have been an average of 5.2 running backs taken.  Here's...

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A freelance writer with more than 10 years experience, David is based in sunny Miami, FL. He holds a master's degree in English and Creative Writing, and teaches Journalism. As a freelance writer, David concentrates on sports, health, education and entertainment.
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