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

Dwayne Wade Out for the Season

Dwyane Wade has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a fractured right elbow. K.C. Johnson was the first to report. https://twitter.com/KCJHoop/status/842416483514867712 An MRI on Thursday morning confirmed that Wade has a "sprain and a small fracture" in his right elbow. The Bulls have ruled him out for the

Wizards Fall in Home Court Return

After going 4-1 on their road trip, the Washington Wizards returned home for a disappointing loss to the Dallas Mavericks.  This is the second time Washington has lost back-to-back games in three weeks. Fast Start on Homecoming Return With playoff positioning on the line, both teams started off hot.  Washington scored 39

Derrick Rose’s old number is coveted in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois---- When Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls in 1999, the team and their fanbase went through a really dark period until 2008. That year, Englewood’s very own, Derrick Rose, would be drafted number one overall to the hometown team. Shortly thereafter, Rose would become the NBA’s youngest

Central Division Review: January 22 Edition

Here’s the weekly check in on the NBA’s Central Division: Cleveland Cavaliers What Happened? The Cavs blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA…wait, wrong story. The Cavaliers were trounced in their Martin Luther King Day matchup with the Golden State Warriors, losing by 35 points. They then bounced back on the road against

Central Division Review: January 14th Edition

Here’s the weekly check in on the NBA’s Central Division: Cleveland Cavaliers What Happened? The Cavs beat the Phoenix Suns by four on Sunday, though they let Eric Bledsoe drop 31 points and Tyson Chandler grabbed 15 rebounds in a blast from the past. On Tuesday, they lost by eight to the Utah

Chicago Bulls are Spiraling Out of Control

Everything that could go wrong, has gone wrong for the Chicago Bulls as of late. They have dropped 11 of their last 17 games. Not to mention they are now below .500. To add more drama to the mix, an ESPN report by Marc Stein cites that their head coach,

Wizards have all the confidence in the world

There is an old phrase that goes, "everything is so much better when you're winning." You can ask the Washington Wizards how that feels. The Wizards have won eight of their last ten games, five of those eight wins were at the Verizon Wireless Center. Washington has a huge task

Different Year, Different Team, Same Bulls…..

Imagine watching your favorite television series. Every season it starts out very interesting, but eventually, somehow ends the same way every time.  This is the horrific drama series the Chicago Bulls fan base have been watching over the last few years. A team, on paper, that should be one of