Oklahoma City Thunder
Same Old Questions About Would-Be Western Conference Contenders?
The NBA’s Western conference was widely viewed as pretty much wide open entering the 2013-14 season. Nothing through the opening exchanges of the season has led to the suggestion of anything different. The conference’s exciting, ‘would-be’ serious contenders Oklahoma City, Houston and the LA Clippers are all dealing with the same old questions through the […]
NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Northwest Division
The NBA 2013-14 season is just over one week away. Training camps and preseason action is fizzling out as the nature and likely story lines of the upcoming season become more obvious. The Northwest division title race looks a little less competitive in 2013-14, but the overall strength of the group, in terms of depth […]
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 […]
NBA Western Conference: Round One Playoff Picks
The Oklahoma City Thunder nailed down the number one seed in the Western Conference as they look to return to the NBA Finals for the second year in a row, possibly for a rematch with the number one seed in the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat. The Thunder was trailing the San Antonio Spurs for […]
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 MVP Race: Should We Just Give the Trophy to Lebron?
The NBA regular season is winding down. Since the playoffs do not figure into the MVP voting, who will win this year’s award? Many believe Lebron James has already laid claim to the award. It’s hard to argue otherwise. He is clearly the best players on the best team. Lebron and his Miami Heat have […]
Can the Lakers Still Make the Playoffs? Absolutely
The Los Angeles Lakers are going to make the playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder may as well get used to it. It is a done deal. But wait, the Lakers are still under .500. They went out and laid an egg against the Denver Nuggets when they finally had a chance […]
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 […]
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 […]
NBA Regular Season Too Long?
Last year at this time the NBA season was just getting started. Because of a labor dispute between the owners and players, the regular season began on Christmas. There were many, and some still agree, the Christmas would be a good time to start every NBA season. Many feel 82 games is too many. College […]