Eddie_maisonet

Eddie Maisonet

Contributor

Along with serving up 'The Happy Hour', a Friday column on NBA for SB Nation, Eddie is also the EIC of The Sports Fan Journal and a contributor to SLAM Magazine. "I am the straw that stirs the drink." -- Reggie Jackson

MOST RECENT POSTS

Damian Lillard is learning how to be a superstar

4

The new "NBA Live 2015" cover athlete is quickly becoming a household name, even if he'd rather focus on what's ahead of him.

NBA
7

Wiggins is the perfect man to carry the pressure

With the Cavaliers drafting Andrew Wiggins, the former Kansas wingman must now prepare to put Cleveland, Canada and the 2014 Class on his back.

Klay Thompson isn't a max player

19

Is the Golden State Warriors' shooting guard good enough to be the centerpiece in an offer for Kevin Love? We don't think so.

Dwyane Wade is the Heat's biggest problem

Dwyane Wade's decline and paltry performance in the NBA Finals has put the Miami Heat in a tough spot. The best person to get the Heat out of it is Wade himself.

NBA
6

'Old man game' is real

The 2014 NBA Finals give us the opportunity to watch three future Hall of Famers show us what having an "old man game" is truly all about.

NBA
7

Boris Diaw: The reluctant X-Factor

Boris Diaw can be unusually timid, but then he shocks you with amazing, quick moves. His unique style caused lots of problems for Oklahoma City, especially in Game 5.

Brooks has taken the Thunder as far as he can

Scott Brooks has done a wonderful job getting the Thunder to the doorstep of a title, but now is the time to find someone who can take them through it.

NBA
4

OKC's defiant playoff journey

Nothing ever comes easy for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and we're beginning to think that's exactly how they like it.

Warriors withstand war of attrition

The Golden State Warriors found a way to win ugly on Thursday night, giving their unit one more chance to keep the old gang together.

Putting Golden State's 51-win year in perspective

4

The Golden State Warriors won 51 games this season, good for fourth-best in the franchise's 68-year history. For many fans, this isn't good enough. Fair or unfair?

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.