Monthly Archives: June 2017

A Raw, Unfiltered Review Of The 2017 NBA Draft

By | June 26, 2017

A full weekend after the last pick of the NBA Draft was announced – some guy named Alpha, go figure – all the searing hot takes have engulfed Twitter in a fury of Woj bombs, Bill Simmons gasps, and enraged fanbases committing social media suicide.

Is Max Scherzer the best professional athlete in Washington, D.C.?

By | June 22, 2017

Just ask yourself: how many times does a big-named, high-priced player acquisition arrive in Washington, D.C., and actually live up to the billing?

NBA Co-Mock Draft 2017: Day Before The Draft Projections

By | June 21, 2017

Welcome to Hail To The District’s first-ever co-NBA Mock Draft.

Zimm’s Corner: Just Who are These Nats?

By | June 12, 2017

Editor’s Note: In his ongoing “Zimm’s Corner” monthly report on the hometown Washington Nationals, HTTD writer Patrick Rice assesses just what we know — and what we don’t know — about the 2017 Nats.

Can anyone really write off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers?

By | June 1, 2017

On America’s 240th birthday, Kevin Durant seemingly crushed basketball in 29 other cities by choosing to join the Golden State Warriors.

2017 NBA Finals Preview: A Feast For The Basketball Senses

By | June 1, 2017

To put things in the parlance that both the foodies and the sports junkies can appreciate: looking back on things, the 2016-2017 NBA season was the basketball equivalent of dining at a fancy steakhouse.