The Rise Of Durant

The 2017 NBA Finals has been the stage for a special player who has taken a special step, despite his controversial move last offseason. The spotlight is now on Kevin Durant and his seemingly triumphant postseason with the Warriors.  A decision on 4th of July 2016 did it's deed by setting

OKC Takes Game 3; Westbrook Adds Triple-Double

Oklahoma City Thunder set the tone early finishing with a 115-113 game three win. Russell Westbrook added another triple-double to his career: 32 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists. James Harden scored 44 points for the Rockets, but missed the game winning three for the possible win. Lou Williams scored 22

Rockets crush OKC 118-87; James Harden adds 37

The Rockets crushed the Oklahoma City Thunder by 31 points in game one of the opening round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Patrick Beverley started off hot with back-to-back three pointers and a score in the paint. He slammed it home after a steal off MVP candidate Russell Westbrook. The Thunder

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

Changes to come for the NBA All Star Format?

NBA's Commissioner Adam Silver and the Silver and players' union are trying to make the All-Star game more competitive, as well as keep fans interested throughout the week. Request and ideas have been laid out on the table, but a foundation has not been built yet. "You hear people talking about 4-point shots, something

NBA Midseason Awards: The Leading Candidates

All-Star break is over and the NBA is coming down the stretch. Around this time is when pundit discuss who are leading the NBA Midseason awards for each category. I will layout who’s leading in MVP, Defensive Player of Year, Coach of the Year, Most Improved Rookie of the Year,

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,

Washington Feel at Home Again

The Washington Wizards bounce back at home with a victory over the Indiana Pacers 112-107.  Although the Wizards 17 straight wins at home ended, they were looking to start a streak against the Pacers. John Wall had six points and six assists while Jeff Teague had nine points and three

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