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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What Off-Season Moves Will the LA Clippers Make for 2014?
Chris Paul’s free agency is of course the biggest off-season concern for the Clippers. If Paul re-signs with the Clippers, they can then remain an attractive club for other free agents. If not, they revert back to being the “little brother” in Los Angeles and will likely revert immediately back to being a lottery team. […]
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 […]
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 […]