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 […]
Lebron James in the Dunk Contest: Just Do It
Lebron James has never competed in the Sprite All Star Slam Dunk Contest. His reasons for not doing so? Nobody really knows for sure, but some have speculated he does not want to lose the dunk contest and look bad. Before you dismiss that as a reason, remember when his people quickly squashed video of […]
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 […]
Could a Lebron James, Kylie Irving Combo be on the Cavs Horizon?
Was the King leaving the castle and taking his talents to South Beach a break for the Cleveland Cavaliers? Cleveland fans are probably ready to call the guys in the white coats to come and get me for suggesting such nonsense. In the three seasons since Lebron James left for the Miami Heat, they have […]
Remembering Jordan on his 50th
There have been so many articles and news stories about Michael Jordan lately since he is turning 50 this weekend. So I thought I might as well join in. I was a season ticket holder with the Orlando Magic when they first started in October of 1989 The NBA was a big new thing in […]
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 […]