2017 NBA Finals Preview

A finals preview. After a lack of competition in the playoffs so far, we have finally arrived at the moment we have been anticipating since last year’s finals. The Cavs and Warriors each dominated their respective conferences. Who holds the edge in this third instalment of a building rivalry? The core players of …

All Time Starting Fives: Lakers Celtics Part 3/3

If you missed the previous posts in this Lakers Celtics series, check them out first. Click here to see part 1, or here for part 2. Now lets get into it. Time to see which all time starting 5 is better. The Lakers have supreme talent where as the Celtics have more of a team first unit. Obviously …

All Time Starting Fives: Lakers Celtics Part 2/3

Let’s check out the all time starting five for the Celtics. Point Guard: Bob Cousy Career with Celtics: 6x Campion, 1x MVP, 13x All Star (2x MVP), 10x All NBA 1st Team, 2x All NBA 2nd, 8x Assist Leader Stats: 18.4 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 7.5 apg, 38% fg, 80% ft …

All Time Starting Fives: Lakers Celtics Part 1/3

The Lakers and the Celtics are the two most storied franchises in the NBA. They have a combined 33 championships between them (16 for the Lakers, 17 for the Celtics). There was the Magic, Bird era in the 80s -which may have saved the NBA. Then, more recently, there was the …

Sorry Cleveland – Game 1 Review

Yesterday, I predicted the Celtics to come out and take game 1 from Cleveland. I must have forgotten that this LeBron James doesn’t seem to feel the effects of rust or fatigue or age. He took control early and just didn’t look back from there, finishing with a casual 38 …

Cavs-Celtics Game 1 and Series Preview

The Celtics are fresh of an awesome series against the Wizards that went the distance. Isaiah Thomas continues to defy expectations but him and his team now face their toughest challenge of the season. The Cleveland Cavaliers. Can they be ready for game 1?   Case for the Cavs Cleveland will have had …

What Happened to James Harden?

The Rockets got flat out embarrassed on their home floor last night. They fell to a Kawhi-less Spurs team 114-75. It was an awful showing, and James Harden shoulders most of the blame. He was the team’s engine all year. They went as far as James Harden took them, and he …

Game 6 Previews

The second round of this year’s NBA playoffs has been a mixed bag. Two absolutely dominant performances by the two favourites to make the finals (Cavs and Warriors). Then there have been two hard fought, competitive, and pretty entertaining series. Now, who will face these guys in the conference finals. …

Markelle Fultz vs Lonzo Ball

The NBA has changed in recent years. It has become a lot more important for a team to have a point guard that can do it all, more than just run a team. We see that today with the emergence of players like Russell Westbrook, Steph Curry and James Harden. …

The Playoffs so Far

It’s the best time of year for basketball fans. The playoffs. So what has been happening so far in the 2017 NBA postseason? There have been historic performances, historic comebacks, 4th quarter collapses, key injuries, fights, suspensions and a whole bunch of inspired play. Lets go over the most notable playoff events …