The Dubs – Kings game was about as topsy turvy as you’d expect from two of the more interesting Western Conference teams. While the Warriors are a legitimate threat in the playoffs, the Kings will often rise to the challenge of a superior team. Too bad for Kings fans that Andrew Bogut was in the house because he literally blocked Sac-town’s victory. Read More »
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Even when sample sizes are small and records give no indication of anything worthwhile, the first week or two of the NBA season can still show audiences which teams are contenders and which are merely pretending.
The contenders, the teams that built off of either their offseason success as a result of keen free agency moves or those that are thriving off of the development of certain players, are already giving notice that they are a squad worth recognizing. Read More »
Basketball is back and all is right with the world once again.
It has been an intriguing first week of basketball to say the least. You have the Miami Heat beating the Chicago Bulls and then losing to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Los Angeles Lakers actually beating the L.A. Clippers. Kevin Durant scoring 42. Kevin Love hitting clutch three-pointers. Stephen Curry hitting nine threes. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin hooking up for three alley-oops in less than a minute. Derrick Rose hitting a game-winner. Read More »
During the highly anticipated Clippers-Warriors game tonight, DeAndre Jordan was upset over a harmless foul by Andrew Bogut and pushed him. Bogut reciprocated with a push of his own, and as Shaq and Chuck both agreed at halftime, “Bogut ain’t no chump.” This was fun, but the second half is going to be even more so. Read More »
Warriors center Andrew Bogut has only played in 44 games over the last two years after suffering from a multitude of different injuries to his creaky, 7-foot frame. The 28-year-old Aussie native (he turns 29 near Thanksgiving this year) said in training camp he was 100 percent healthy and playing without restrictions. Maybe that’s why Golden State felt comfortable signing him to a 3-year, $36 million extension yesterday. Read More »
The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings played a feisty game last night that saw a huge collapse down the stretch where Golden State failed to crack double digits in the fourth quarter. With the regular season less than a week away, some feel their crumble in the final period is a portentous harbinger for the regular season. Are they right? Read More »
With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.
Next up, the ascending Golden State Warriors. Read More »
This season, one of the biggest (and soon to be most repetitive) storylines will be the ensuing craziness that occurs when superstars like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki, and yes, even Chris Bosh can become free agents. Are you ready for another onslaught of media predictions and ESPN headlines like “LeBron wears yellow shirt outside-is Cleveland back in the mix?” or “Kobe says anything is possible” (Side note: if you think for a second that Kobe, if he comes back healthy, isn’t going to use his pending free agency to get exactly what he wants in L.A. then you’re crazy.) or “Bosh pledges eternal loyalty to Big Three; Wade, James tell him that’s REALLY not necessary.” Read More »
Frontcourts are the backbone of every successful NBA team. No team has won a championship without a dominant frontcourt since Jordan’s Bulls, and Dennis Rodman and Scottie Pippen could certainly play a little bit. The point guard craze has taken over the NBA, but when is that last time a team led by a point guard won the championship? You could argue Chauncey Billups with the Pistons in 2004, but other than that you have to go all the way back to Isaiah Thomas and the Bad Boy Pistons in 1990. Read More »