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: Pacific 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. Most expect this to be something of a down year in […]
Do The LA Clippers Really Have A ‘Big Three’?
Doc Rivers has been boasting about the fact that he has moved to a team with another ‘big three’. The comparisons between his new job with the Los Angeles Clippers and his former role with the Boston Celtics have reached a point where Rivers has decided to label Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan […]
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 Preview 2013-14: Breakouts For Griffin, Wall and Turner
The 2013-14 basketball season is now just about one month away. NBA basketball is all about big superstars. There may be no rookies expected to break in as immediate stars from the 2013 NBA draft, but there are a group of recent young former high draft picks who might just be ready to break in […]
Jeanie Buss Outcry Only Adds To LA Lakers’ Woes
An excerpt from the upcoming update to Jeanie Buss’ ‘Laker Girl’ Memoirs has revealed that the chief of Los Angeles Lakers business operations was dismayed and disappointed by the choice to hire Mike D’Antoni as the team’s new head coach last November as opposed to her fiancee Phil Jackson. Jeanie’s outright criticism is hardly likely […]
It’s Still Kobe Bryant Or Bust For The Los Angeles Lakers
The 2012-13 NBA season was unlike any that the Los Angeles Lakers have experienced in their recent history. A team that looked talented, experienced and deep fell apart physically and emotionally as the franchise only just crept into playoffs before getting swept by the San Antonio Spurs. Expectations are extremely low heading into the 2013-14 […]
Why The Golden State Warriors Will Win The 2018 NBA Championship
The Golden State Warriors caught plenty of headlines early in the NBA free agency period when they unloaded a load of salary in a trade with the Utah Jazz and then signed Andre Iguodala. The Warriors were knocked out in six games by the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of the Western conference […]
Best 2013 NBA Draft Second Round Picks?
Successful basketball franchises are often built through free agency, very high draft picks or major trades. However, there are also organizations that rely heavily upon drafting well throughout. They rely upon picking up future role players in the second round. Those roles players can play absolutely huge roles when it comes to the long regular […]
Can New Regime Transform Sacremento Kings?
When the Sacremento Kings come to the draft table on Thursday evening. They will do so from what has become a very familiar position inside the top 10 of the NBA draft. However, new figures will be representing the team at the draft and they will have a short amount of time to impart a […]