First Things First

Nick Wright makes his NBA playoff predictions

Aug 17

Michael Vick: Baker put too much pressure on himself — you need to lead as a quarterback but don’t need to do everything yourself

Aug 17

Nick Wright: ‘If you can’t get stops, you can’t win games. The road ends very shortly for the Portland Trail Blazers.’

Aug 17

Chris Broussard: The Thunder already beat the Rockets with Westbrook & Harden; tough to play small ball without Westbrook

Aug 14

Greg Jennings: Tight ends ‘should be making what they have earned & their play has earned them more than 15 million dollars a year’

Aug 14

Nick Wright: Dame Lillard has been Mamba-esque in these last 3 games to keep the Blazers alive this season

Aug 14

Former NFL RB Brian Westbrook: The offseason team changes will contribute to Dak’s heightened performance, creating more opportunity to reach a Super Bowl

Aug 13

Nick Wright: Mavericks to give Clippers a decent run but lose in 6 or 7 in first round of Bubble playoffs

Aug 13

Chris Broussard: Unlike Nick Wright, he decides with his head, not his heart — Clippers are best in Los Angeles & the Bubble

Aug 13

Antoine Walker: Portland is at a disadvantage because they don’t have bodies they can throw at LeBron, I like Lakers to get to the Finals

Aug 12

Nick Wright: The league is too deep to consider Jayson Tatum a superstar

Aug 12

Nick Wright: With potential for elimination, Damian Lillard’s clutch bubble performance has been more impressive than his notable buzzer beaters

Aug 12