NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Central Division
We are just two weeks away from the start of the 2013-14 NBA season. It’s time to step up the preview coverage as preseason action and training camps help to build a clearer picture of how the upcoming season is likely to play out. The Central division already looks like the ‘beast of the East’ […]
Derrick Rose Injured – Is The East Now A Two-Horse Race?
Chicago Bulls fans could be forgiven for waking up this morning feeling frustrated and disgruntled. Last night’s tough loss to the Portland Trail Blazers cost this their team far more than just another loss to their record. It also might just cost them their superstar player, the league’s MVP in 2011, Derrick Rose extended time […]
The Chicago Bulls And A Tough Decision On Luol Deng
The Chicago Bulls enter the 2013-14 season with one thing on their minds: an NBA championship. The starting line-up pretty much returns from last season with a front court of Joakim Noah and Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng starts the season healthy and the emergent Jimmy Butler should help provide the Bulls with one of the […]
All Eyes On Derrick Rose As NBA Season Draws Near
Another summer has flown by and the 2013-14 NBA season is suddenly looming large. Without a doubt one of the biggest stories headed into the new season in terms of the championship picture is the possible emergence of the Chicago Bulls as a serious contender. Most of that expectation is based upon the return of […]
Is Phil Jackson Really Done Coaching in the NBA?
Is Phil Jackson really done coaching in the NBA? It did not appear so earlier this year when it looked as if he was clearly interested in coming back to coach the Los Angeles Lakers after they fired Mike Brown five games into the season. But now, after turning down the Brooklyn Nets job earlier […]
Tracking the Florida Gators 2004 Class in the NBA Playoffs
The Florida Gators were the last team to win back to back NCAA Tournaments in 2006 and 2007. There were three NBA lottery picks from that team, Al Horford, Joakim Noah and Corey Brewer. All three of those players were part of the 2004 signing class along with Taurean Green. They were all roommates during […]
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 […]
Will Injured Derrick Rose Ever Return to the Bulls?
The big question in the Chicago Bulls season has been whether or not superstar point guard Derrick Rose will come back from his injured knee suffered in last season’s playoffs. He has been rumored to be close ever since the All-Star break back in February. Yet here we are with a only a handful of […]
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 […]