This seems like the kind of list that should be compiled in December. Only after the grind of conference play do we really find out which players took their game to the next level.
As March begins, the playoffs come into clearer focus while the lottery is still distant enough to stay in the background. Injuries to Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook are unfortunate but they do add some intrigue to the next few weeks.
With three marquee basketball games staggered throughout the day, #10 Northern Iowa at #11 Wichita St., #18 Arkansas at #1 Kentucky, and #7 Arizona at #13 Utah, Saturday seemed like the perfect day to write a noon to midnight recap.
If the Suns kept Goran Dragic and Channing Frye, they would be a win-now team with a much lower ceiling than their competitors. Instead, they spun the whole thing forward, confident in their ability to project talent into the future.
As part of their Micro Millions Sweepstakes, DraftKings is offering RealGM readers access to a fantasy basketball contest on Friday with $125,000 in prizes.