Some of the best NBA Playoff Upsets

The NBA playoffs provide the moments in basketball's history that we relish in for years to come. After an already lengthy 82 game season, 16 teams compete for the Larry O’Brien trophy. Though not as pertinent, as a single game elimination tournament, the first round of the NBA playoffs in

Wizards Return Home in a Victory

  The Washington Wizards end their three-game skid with a win over the Charlotte Hornets, 118-111. Road Trip Too Much? Coming off of a five-game road trip and three straight losses, the Wizards showed fatigue early.  The game started with both teams evenly matched up.  Neither team could take control until the Hornets

Wizards Drop Three In a Row

The Washington Wizards could not cool off the Golden State Warriors as they got annihilated 139-115 on the road. Steph Curry Catches Fire Early The first quarter started with both teams battling back and forth in a playoff-like atmosphere. Bradley Beal and reigning MVP Stephen Curry had a first-period shootout.  Curry had

Contenders or Pretenders: Eastern Conference playoff picture

Looking at the Eastern Conference standings, there is few legit NBA Finals contenders. But there is some teams that could challenge the repeat Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has been dominating the East for as long as most can remember. With the shift in power slowly rolling to

Wizards Redeem Consecutive Losses With Home Win

  Coming off of two consecutive losses, the Washington Wizards got back on track with a 112-107 win over the Chicago Bulls. Strong First Half Washington had a bad taste in their mouths from two straight losses to teams below .500.  They knew they had to step up on both sides of the

Are the Charlotte Hornets contenders or pretenders?

The Charlotte Hornets are off to a really solid start to the season with a record of 14-10 which is good enough for 3rd in the Eastern Conference and currently lead the Southeast division. Head Coach Steve Clifford has established an effective offense and a tough defense. His tenure began in

NBA Power Rankings Week 6

  One month into the NBA season there are various story lines that come to mind during this marathon campaign of 82 games. As most teams are starting to take form, we can look at the contenders and quickly identify the pretenders as we head into December. 1. Golden State Warriors: With Kevin Durant