The Eastern Conference has turned into a two-man race after the first month of the season. With Indiana getting off to such a hot start, and Miami — at least before their recent 2-game losing streak — honing in on a three-peat, the East’s two best teams are indisputable. But after the top-heavy creme rises to the surface, which squads are left in the body of the conference, and who is the team most likely to take the wide-open No. 3 seed in April? Read More »
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Twisted ankles are a part of the NBA game. Huge athletes are running and jumping on a hardwood floor competing against one another at the highest level in the world. So it stands to reason guys will twist an ankle on occasion. But ESPN’s Jalen Rose sent a tweet out last night that appeared to blame Kemba Walker for Deron Williams latest ankle setback. Read More »
The Knicks are mired in cheerleader rumors and a 1-and-3 start to the season. Their owner is demanding a title from a team many feel is not capable of even hosting a playoff series. All is not right at MSG, and things took an even worse turn tonight when the Knicks’ loss to the Bobcats 102-97 at home, was punctuated by this inadvertent putback by Carmelo Anthony on his own basket. Read More »
With the season now officially underway, every team and every fan base — never mind there’s no hope for the Philadelphia and Phoenix fan bases until next July — believes their team has a shot at bringing the Larry O’Brien trophy and a parade to their city.
This is a fresh start for all 30 teams and all 433 players (yes I counted each name) in the NBA. One player who built up a following over the summer was Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeff Taylor. 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, a Bobcats team slowly pulling itself up out of the NBA basement. Read More »
The relatively new Grizzlies owner Robert Pera has some game. He’s showed it off during practice with his Grizzlies squad, but this is taking confidence to a new place, one DE Greg Hardy can understand. The 35-year-old Ubiquiti Networks founder challenged Michael Jordan to a game of 1-on-1 on Twitter yesterday. Read More »
Hopefully, you’re ready with cheat sheets, rankings and tips for your annual fantasy basketball draft party. If it hasn’t happened already, just know it’s coming. Over the last week, we broke down and debated key matchups so when the time comes to choose, you’ll know where to go. Read More »
Every year, diehard NBA fans look forward to a few things that surround the upcoming year other than the season itself.
We as fans have always looked forward to the national TV Schedule, Christmas games, our favorite team’s opening night matchups, when certain players or teams come to our town, when traded players or free agents who jumped ship travel back to the city they were on the year prior, the release of video games and the superstars and rookies’ ratings in them, fantasy drafts and so on and so on. Read More »
Happy Birthday, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist! Hailing from the small town of Somerdale, NJ, MKG has come quite a long way for after only turning 20 years old today. I mean the man will complete two full seasons in the NBA before he can even buy himself a drink. But after some rookie struggles, here’s why he’s poised for a breakout sophomore season with the Bobcats. Read More »