Michael DePrisco

Basketball writer for The Unbalanced

Lead Writer for CelticsBlog

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How the Boogie-Davis Duo Has Fared so Far This Season
a year ago
Almost immediately after the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings finalized a trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to "The Big Easy." The trade sent shockwaves through the...
Silver Lining for NBA Teams Struck by Early-Season Injury Bug
a year ago
The start of the NBA's regular season is so exciting and full of hope. Especially after an insane offseason, this year had a ton of great players in new places. Unfortunately, the reality of playing s...
Don't Expect a Big Year out of Ben Simmons
a year ago
The Philadelphia 76ers have one of the best young cores in the NBA. Led by Joel Embiid, the Sixers have aspirations of becoming one of the best teams in the league once LeBron James and the Golden Sta...
Two Underrated Rookies Heading into the 2017-18 Season
a year ago
Last season, Malcolm Brogdon, the 36th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, flew under the radar as the 2016-17 season started for the Milwaukee Bucks. Drafted as a senior from Virginia, Brogdon wasn't suppose...
NBA Rookies that Will Struggle in 2017-18
a year ago
A week ago I outlined three rookies that are poised to have successful rookie seasons. Jayson Tatum (BOS), De'Aaron Fox (SAC), and Dennis Smith (DAL) were all players with translatable NBA skills and ...
NBA Rookies That Will Have the Most Success in 2017-18
a year ago
The 2017 NBA Draft was absolutely loaded. Potential superstars, quality role players, and second round sleepers. The 2017 draft class had it all, except for a Lebron James-caliber player. However, tal...