Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls claimed victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night and topped off what has been a rocky start for Chi-city in the early stages of the NBA season. Rose has been a real problem on and off the court and as always the city’s championship hopes bloom or dies on his health.
Let’s take a trip into the future, no I’m not talking about flying cars or boats with rims. That’s a different landscape, I’m talking about the landscape of the NBA. In 2016 we will be looking at a world where Kevin Durant is on the open market with Al Horford, Joakim Noah, Nic Batum, Dwight Howard, and Demar DeRozan oh and one recently signed LeBron James. Also that year will be the first that either the NBAPA or the owners can opt out of the CBA that was signed in 2011, making LeBron’s signing of a two year deal in Cleveland pure genius. Continue reading 2016 A Contract Odyssey: The Genius of LeBron James’ New Contract