The NBA gave fans a great week of basketball in the second week of the 2013-14 season. There were a few upsets, a couple of comebacks, and plenty of matchups that made the fans rise to their feet and go wild. Week 2 in the NBA season proved there is nothing predictable in basketball. There are 52 games in the schedule this week (Monday-Sunday). What are the five must-see games of Week 3? Let’s find out. Read More »
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The Los Angeles Clippers haven’t had expectations this high in years. Since Chris Paul joined the team they have made strides, becoming a title contender and increasing their win total by at least eight games in each of the last two seasons.
Despite having an average start to the season, the Clippers have shown glimpses of a team ready to push their way into being a top team in the NBA. Read More »
The NBA has finally returned and after the first few days every team is back in action. Bodies are fresh, players are coming back from injuries and almost everyone is optimistic. The state of the NBA is full of hope.
Unfortunately for many, the NBA is a long season and those great aspirations can be quickly turned around due to injury or just misplaced expectations. Read More »
The Clippers are supposed to be taking a victory lap this season after a summer spent acquiring a new, championship-winning coach and two shooters to spread the floor. They also inked a five-year, $107 million deal for point God Chris Paul. But real estate honcho and Clippers owner Donald Sterling almost ruined the whole thing. Read More »
With the NBA season less than a week away from officially starting, you’ve probably noticed we’ve been pumping out enough preview content to bury even Hasheem Thabeet. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 biggest storylines of the 2013-14 season. Today, we’re giving you a preview of what’ll surely be one of the craziest playoff races in some time… 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, an exciting, and refurbished, Clippers team. Read More »
As the season approaches, and it’s ever so close now, some teams –- or more accurately their marketing department –- might be putting together the theme song that’ll encompass the mission of their season. Odds are political correctness or merchandizing rights will play a factor, so your humble columnist (Humble? Good one) has thrown in his own suggestions. Here’s a Jay-Z anthem, for six key teams. Read More »
In Friday night’s preseason game between the Clippers played and Portland Trail Blazers, the Staples Center looked different. The Laker championship banners that adorn the side of the arena were covered in Clipper players. The Clippers have their new head coach, Doc Rivers, to thank for the change. Read More »
The NBA preseason is only a week old, and two stars — one old, one young — have already suffered injuries, although neither appear to be serious. Clipper forward Blake Griffin has a bone bruise after an MRI revealed no damage, and Steve Nash left the Lakers – Kings game after just 9 minutes with soreness in his left ankle. The NBA Gods are not listening to us. Read More »
We don’t live in a perfect world, and the NBA doesn’t go according to any prewritten plan. Even though most of us know which teams will be the cream that rises to the top by the end of the 2013-14 NBA season, there are still a lot of unknowns — namely surrounding injuries. With that in mind, we’re pretending the NBA Gods have granted us 10 wishes before the start of the season. The NBA isn’t perfect, but we’re going to try and make it better for all the fans. Read More »