Copyright Issues

It’s been a rough, stressful week for DTB. After five peaceful years free from the copyright issues that plague other highlight channels on YouTube, many things have happened rather quickly: On June 5th, my 2016-17 Giannis Antetokounmpo dunkilation was taken down and I was given a copyright strike. The takedown was issued by an entity…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 23)

It’s all over. For the final edition of my OFFICIAL POWER RANKINGS, I ranked teams strictly by basketball-reference’s SRS (simple rating system) stat, because at this point, it doesn’t matter whether I think a team is overachieving or underachieving. Their records are final and immortal, recorded by scribes upon the stone tablets in the NBA…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 22)

This week’s biggest busts: Nuggets -7, Mavericks -6, Cavaliers -5 This week’s biggest successes: Bulls +5, Clippers +4, Hornets +4, too many teams +3 1. Golden State Warriors (62-14, 4-0 this week) (last week: #1 [3-0] +0) If the Warriors could move up any further in my OFFICIAL POWER RANKINGS, they would, because they just…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 21)

This week’s biggest busts: Timberwolves -5, Jazz -3, Thunder -3 This week’s biggest successes: Hornets +4, Wizards +3, Raptors +3, Clippers +3, Trail Blazers +3, Mavericks +3 1. Golden State Warriors (58-14, 3-0 this week) (last week: #1 [3-0] +0) There was a brief period there where we were all scared that Stephen Curry was…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 20)

This week’s biggest busts: Pistons -6, Wizards -5, Hawks -4, Mavericks -4 This week’s biggest successes: Grizzlies +5, Nuggets +4, Trail Blazers +4 1. Golden State Warriors (55-14, 3-0 this week) (last week: #2 [2-3] +1) Holding the sacred relic in his outstretched palm, Kevin Durant murmured, “Spirits, please place your healing touch upon my…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 19)

This week’s biggest busts: Bulls -6, Grizzlies -5, Celtics -3, Hawks -3, Pacers -3, Kings -3 This week’s biggest successes: Wizards +4, Bucks +4, Mavericks +4, Clippers +3 1. San Antonio Spurs (51-14, 3-1 this week) (last week: #2 [4-0] +1) The much-vaunted WCF Finals preview of Spurs vs. Warriors turned out to be a…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 17) – ALL-STAR EDITION

This week’s biggest busts: Pelicans -6, Celtics -2, Clippers -2, Pistons -2 This week’s biggest successes: Raptors +3, Rockets +2, Kings +2, Mavericks +2, Trail Blazers +2, Magic +2 1. Golden State Warriors (49-9, 2-0 this week) (last week: #1 [1-1] +0) This gimmick power rankings starts with a non-gimmick: the Golden State Warriors have…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 16) – TRADE DEADLINE EDITION

This week’s biggest busts: Mavericks -5, Pacers -3, Hornets -3, Trail Blazers -3 This week’s biggest successes: Timberwolves +5, Bucks +4, too many teams +2 1. Golden State Warriors (47-9, 1-1 this week) (last week: #1 [3-0] +0) Ideally the Warriors would trade for a center who meets the following criteria: 1. can jump 2….

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 15)

This week’s biggest busts: Pacers -4, Bucks -3, Hawks -2, Hornets -2, Magic -2 This week’s biggest successes: Kings +4, Raptors +3, Mavericks +2, Lakers +2 1. Golden State Warriors (46-8, 3-0 this week) (last week: #1 [3-1] +0) Draymond Green became the first player to ever record a triple-double without scoring ten points. That’s…

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DTB’s Official NBA Power Rankings (Week 14)

This week’s biggest busts: Thunder -5, 76ers -5, Raptors -4, Pelicans -4, Trail Blazers -4 This week’s biggest successes: Mavericks +7, Heat +6, Bulls +6 1. Golden State Warriors (43-8, 3-1 this week) (last week: #1 [3-1] +0) The Warriors appeased their fans this week by ridding themselves of the player whose hair most accurately…

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