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

Wizards Win With Game Winner

In a thrilling game that ended with a game winner by Markieff Morris, the Washington Wizards beat the Portland Trailblazers 125-124 for their 5th straight win. The first quarter started off as a shootout between these two teams.  Despite the Wizards putting up 30 points, the Blazers when above it with

Portland stays in the playoff race with a win over the Nets

The Portland Trailblazers needed a win against the Brooklyn Nets to stay within striking distance of the 8th and finally seed in the Western conference. They did just that. The Trailblazers sent the Nets packing home with a 130-116 victory. In the first half, the Nets kept the game very close with

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