Contenders or Pretenders: Western Conference playoff picture

The Western Conference is a tight race every year with elite teams in bunches. This year is no different as there’s already multiple 50-win teams with about a month of NBA basketball left. With few mediocre teams in the conference, I will look to group them into Contenders, Middle of

Can James Harden carry the Rockets to an NBA Finals?

The Houston Rockets have been a team of ambiguity. After losing in the 1st round of the playoffs last year out went former coach Kevin McHale and in came Mike D'Antoni. His coaching philosophies are the perfect fit with this roster. James Harden is the leader and has been on

NBA All-Star Weekend: A Failed Attempt at Greatness

2017 All-Star weekend has come and gone for the NBA. So let's summarize the weekend that was.  This past weekend we witnessed one of the most unamusing and arduous NBA All-Star weekends in recent memory. The most exciting event was the Skills Competition and that isn't saying much. For some reason,

Kevin Durant Coming Home To Hostile Territory

On Saturday Kevin Durant will return to his former home in Oklahoma City. The Thunder and Warriors have met twice already in the season. Golden State Warriors have gotten the best out of the Thunder twice, therefore you can expect the Thunder will be looking for revenge. Former Friends The Oklahoma City

Warriors showed up against Cavaliers in rout 126-91

Every person that is a fan of basketball has already marked a few games on the calendar that they'll be itching to watch. The Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Golden State Warriors is the biggest match-up you can get in one season. In this finals rematch, we look to see how the runaway

NBA 50 Greatest Players (Part I, 50-41)

We begin our Countdown of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History: 50. Walt Bellamy- Walt Bellamy was a player with incredible numbers, who was greatly overshadowed by the likes of Wilt Chamberlain & Bill Russell. Even with his great numbers, he never made an All-NBA 1st Team for one time in

The anticipated finals rematch is here: Golden State vs Cleveland

Merry Christmas! After six long months, The Golden State Warriors travel back to Cleveland to take on the reigning NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Of course, this will obviously be a much different Warriors team to the one that blew a 3-1 lead to the Cavs in last year’s NBA Finals. Both teams

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

Are the Oklahoma City Thunder legit title contenders?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are a team with little promise due to one of the most shocking offseason moves since LeBron's infamous "Decision". Kevin Durant leaving OKC to join the Golden State Warriors has left Russell Westbrook to lead a team with a shaky talent through a vicious Western Conference.

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