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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

San Antonio Spurs Are Still Least Talked About Elite Team

Everybody and their mother has been talking about the red hot start from the Indiana Pacers. The Paul George led outfit are 11-1 and sports writers and analysts everywhere are speculating about the team’s possible challenge to the Miami Heat in the Eastern conference. Still, there is another team that has been equally (if not

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

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

Blind Free Throw Story Suggests Same Old Dwight Howard In Houston

Dwight Howard will once again dominate story-lines in the early part of the 2013-14 season. ‘D12’ endured a turbulent end to his time with the Orlando Magic and an awful year in LA with the Lakers. Now everyone is wondering whether Howard can finally settle down and find a happy home with the Houston Rockets,

NBA Season Preview 2013-14: Southwest Division

The NBA season will kick off later this month with training camps opening and media days being unveiled. It really is time to start thinking about who the contenders and pretenders will be in the NBA during the 2013-14 season. Our preview season continues with a look at arguably the toughest division in basketball –

Thinking About Anthony Davis And The New Orleans Pelicans

The first overall pick from the 2012 NBA draft Anthony Davis is just about ready to enter his second season. The newly named New Orleans Pelicans had many of their hopes nullified last year throwing out a bit of a dud despite the draft day additions of Davis and shooting guard Austin Rivers. The team’s

Is Tony Parker’s EuroBasket Run Bad News For San Antonio?

Tony Parker scored 32 points in a terrific all-round display as France edged out Spain 75-72 in overtime on Friday night to book their place in the European Basketball Championship Final on Sunday against Lithuania. Parker has been a key figure for France throughout the tournament and is passionate about playing for his country. However,

Can Harden and Howard Win An NBA Title In Houston?

The Houston Rockets won a pair of NBA titles in 1994 and 1995 behind the presence of one of basketball’s greatest centers, Hakeem Olajuwon. When the 2013 free agency period officially opens in a few days time, they will introduce a big man desperately attempting to create a legacy to himself. It has been revealed

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