Posts By: Sebastian Egerton-Read
NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Southwest Division
The NBA season will kick off later this month with training camps opening and media days being unveiled. It really is time to start thinking about who the contenders and pretenders will be in the NBA during the 2013-14 season. Our preview season continues with a look at arguably the toughest division in basketball – […]
Thinking About Anthony Davis And The New Orleans Pelicans
The first overall pick from the 2012 NBA draft Anthony Davis is just about ready to enter his second season. The newly named New Orleans Pelicans had many of their hopes nullified last year throwing out a bit of a dud despite the draft day additions of Davis and shooting guard Austin Rivers. The team’s […]
Danny Granger Looking Healthy; Pacers Looking Dangerous?
This week’s news that Danny Granger has successfully gone full speed and is okay to practice during training camp next month is just what the Indiana Pacers have been hoping for ever since their heart breaking Game 7 loss to Miami Heat on June 3 in the Eastern conference finals. A young, talented and gritty […]
NBA Preview 2013-14: Breakouts For Griffin, Wall and Turner
The 2013-14 basketball season is now just about one month away. NBA basketball is all about big superstars. There may be no rookies expected to break in as immediate stars from the 2013 NBA draft, but there are a group of recent young former high draft picks who might just be ready to break in […]
Jeanie Buss Outcry Only Adds To LA Lakers’ Woes
An excerpt from the upcoming update to Jeanie Buss’ ‘Laker Girl’ Memoirs has revealed that the chief of Los Angeles Lakers business operations was dismayed and disappointed by the choice to hire Mike D’Antoni as the team’s new head coach last November as opposed to her fiancee Phil Jackson. Jeanie’s outright criticism is hardly likely […]
Is Tony Parker’s EuroBasket Run Bad News For San Antonio?
Tony Parker scored 32 points in a terrific all-round display as France edged out Spain 75-72 in overtime on Friday night to book their place in the European Basketball Championship Final on Sunday against Lithuania. Parker has been a key figure for France throughout the tournament and is passionate about playing for his country. However, […]
NBA 2013-14 Season Preview: Atlantic Division
The big off-season story-line for the NBA’s Atlantic division was the major trade between the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics sent veterans Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn in exchange mainly for draft picks. There isn’t a clear championship contender in this division, but most early predictions make one of […]
Miami Heat ‘Quietly’ Shaping Up As Favorites For 2018 Title
A lot of the offseason discussion has focused on what the contenders can do to usurp the two-time champion Miami Heat, but as the 2013-14 season gets closer it might just be time to look at the franchise aiming for an historic three-peat. As much as some of the NBA’s other top teams have improved, […]
It’s Still Kobe Bryant Or Bust For The Los Angeles Lakers
The 2012-13 NBA season was unlike any that the Los Angeles Lakers have experienced in their recent history. A team that looked talented, experienced and deep fell apart physically and emotionally as the franchise only just crept into playoffs before getting swept by the San Antonio Spurs. Expectations are extremely low heading into the 2013-14 […]
Can The Oklahoma City Thunder Bounce Back In 2013-14?
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked like the NBA’s emerging franchise in 2012 when they reached the finals and even entered the series as favorites against the Miami Heat. An exciting group of young players appeared to have the opportunity to dominate the NBA. However, the 2012-13 season ended in a disappointing defeat to the Memphis […]