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 […]
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’s Best Three Point Shooters
The three-point shot has changed the way basketball is played. Before the three-point shot, the game was played by big men down in the paint. Games and championships were often won by the teams with the tallest players. The center was the position that teams wanted to spend high drat picks and big dollars 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 […]
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 […]
How Does Noel Injury Affect College/NBA Basketball Going Forward?
Nerlens Noel, the Freshman center for the Kentucky Wildcats, was about to get paid. Any time you turned on a UK basketball game, some analyst commented that Noel was likely going to be the NBA’s #1 draft pick next season. How much was he about to get paid? We don’t know for sure but we […]
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 […]