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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

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

What Team Gives Greg Oden the Best Chance to Resurrect His NBA Career?

If former Portland Trail Blazers center Greg Oden wants to try and resurrect his NBA career, what teams should he and his agent consider? Hopefully, he was smart with his money and is not coming back because he needs the cash. Hopefully he is thinking about coming back because he wants to make sure he

Kevin Durant is now the Best Player in the NBA

My apologies to Lebron James, but Kevin Durant is now the NBA’s best player. On Tuesday night he put on a show in the Staples Center as his Oklahoma City Thunder thumped a very good Los Angeles Clippers team 109-97. Durant had 32 points, many of them from three point-land. What is remarkable about this

Football Schools/ Basketball Schools; Myth or Reality?

There has always seemed to be two different types of schools when it comes to big time college athletics. There are your “football schools” and your “basketball schools”. Some schools, maybe even most, would consider themselves football schools. A football school would be one that would rather win at football than basketball. Such schools would

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