Author Archives: Sebastian Egerton-Read

NBA Analysis: Assessing The Western Conference

The NBA season is a little over one month old. The consensus from the 2013-14 preseason talk was that the Western conference would be extremely competitive, tough and tight. Everything we have witnessed through the opening weeks of play suggests that those predictions were 100% accurate. Basketball Schedule assesses the 15 Western conference teams and

NBA Analysis: Assessing The Eastern Conference

The NBA season is a little over one month old. Much of the speculation and story lines from the offseason and preseason has come to fruition or been dismissed by evidence of the realities on the court. With that in mind Basketball Schedule assesses the 15 Eastern conference teams and their respective performances so far

San Antonio Spurs Are Still Least Talked About Elite Team

Everybody and their mother has been talking about the red hot start from the Indiana Pacers. The Paul George led outfit are 11-1 and sports writers and analysts everywhere are speculating about the team’s possible challenge to the Miami Heat in the Eastern conference. Still, there is another team that has been equally (if not

Brooklyn Nets: More Pretender Than Contender?

The Brooklyn Nets threw everything at the possibility of being a serious contender right now during the past offseason. They went all out on a major trade to acquire veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics, and also made a major gamble by signing Jason Kidd to be the team’s

NBA Week Ahead: What To Watch

We prepare for another week of NBA action with things heating up in the Association’s 2013-14 season. There are busy nights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and plenty of the early season story lines are likely to be further enhanced by the next week’s worth of action. Basketball Schedule picks out the big highlights

NBA Eastern Conference: What We Have Learned So Far

Amazingly there are just three teams in the NBA’s Eastern conference with winning records at this time. Two of those – Miami and Philadelphia – possess 4-3 records, while the Indiana Pacers remain the league’s only unbeaten team at 7-0. Clearly this is not a situation that is likely to persist, but it is worth

Same Old Questions About Would-Be Western Conference Contenders?

The NBA’s Western conference was widely viewed as pretty much wide open entering the 2013-14 season. Nothing through the opening exchanges of the season has led to the suggestion of anything different. The conference’s exciting, ‘would-be’ serious contenders Oklahoma City, Houston and the LA Clippers are all dealing with the same old questions through the

Are The Indiana Pacers Ready To Topple The Miami Heat?

The Indiana Pacers maintained their perfect start improving to 5-0 courtesy of a 97-80 victory over Derick Rose and the Chicago Bulls. Everything has gone right for the Pacers in the early season. Paul George has elevated his game to the next level while the bench has been drastically better with C.J. Watson, Donald Sloan

NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Southeast Division

The NBA 2013-14 season is just over one week away. Training camps and preseason action is fizzling out as the nature and likely story lines of the upcoming season become more obvious. The Southeast division will once again be all about the Miami Heat and their attempt to reach a fourth consecutive NBA finals and

NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Northwest Division

The NBA 2013-14 season is just over one week away. Training camps and preseason action is fizzling out as the nature and likely story lines of the upcoming season become more obvious. The Northwest division title race looks a little less competitive in 2013-14, but the overall strength of the group, in terms of depth

Top