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 […]
Introducing This Season’s New NBA Head Coaches
13 of the NBA’s teams will start the 2013-14 season with a new head coach. That has become a pretty standard story line in professional sports, which is a results business. Of those 13 new coaches, nine of them will be coaching in the NBA for the very first time. It’s time to introduce Michael […]
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 […]
Are The Brooklyn Nets Now Legitimate 2018 Championship Contenders?
When Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov promised fans of the team a championship by 2015, he probably had in mind trades just like the one that will become official on July 10 between the Nets and the Boston Celtics. That trade brings in a trio of veterans in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry […]
Jason Kidd Faces Brooklyn Head Coaching Challenge
Few offseason news story lines have attracted more divided opinion than that of the Brooklyn Nets hiring Jason Kidd to be their new head coach. Kidd was playing point guard off the bench for the New York Knicks against the Indiana Pacers in the 2013 NBA playoffs as late as May. He now takes on […]
Rising Stars to Watch For in the NBA Playoffs
There are some good young players who are ready to make their marks in the NBA Playoffs this year. Of course, many of them had better be quick about it because they won’t be in the playoffs for very long. But here are some we think you may want to watch for while their teams […]
Analyzing Round One of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs
The regular season is done and finally we know now what the first round match-ups are. Let’s look at each Eastern Conference series and give our predictions. Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks- This is the number one vs number eight match-up, an like many of these it is a mismatch. he Heat finished the regular […]
NBA Playoff Projections: A Different Look Than Last Time
There has been a lot of shifting since the last time we took a look at possible playoff scenarios. Now that we are about a month away, we can also make some predictions based on what we think will happen the rest of the regular season. Since the races are so tight we have to […]
NBA Playoffs: Where are the Upsets?
As the regular season is winding down, the NBA playoff picture is getting clearer. There are still a lot of spots yet to be decided, but we can already put the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference #1 spot. The San Antonio Spurs look like they will take the Western Conference #1. The Oklahoma City […]