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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

NBA Analysis: Assessing The Eastern Conference

The NBA season is a little over one month old. Much of the speculation and story lines from the offseason and preseason has come to fruition or been dismissed by evidence of the realities on the court. With that in mind Basketball Schedule assesses the 15 Eastern conference teams and their respective performances so far

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

Brooklyn Nets: More Pretender Than Contender?

The Brooklyn Nets threw everything at the possibility of being a serious contender right now during the past offseason. They went all out on a major trade to acquire veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics, and also made a major gamble by signing Jason Kidd to be the team’s

Are The Indiana Pacers Ready To Topple The Miami Heat?

The Indiana Pacers maintained their perfect start improving to 5-0 courtesy of a 97-80 victory over Derick Rose and the Chicago Bulls. Everything has gone right for the Pacers in the early season. Paul George has elevated his game to the next level while the bench has been drastically better with C.J. Watson, Donald Sloan

Carmelo Anthony Fails To Be ‘The Superstar’ Once Again

There are few players currently plying their services in the NBA who possess more offensive talent than Carmelo Anthony. As a scorer his ability and performance is only matched by a select, elite few. However, his remarks surrounding his potential free agent status in the coming summer (2014) once again show a player failing to

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

Derrick Rose Injured – Is The East Now A Two-Horse Race?

Chicago Bulls fans could be forgiven for waking up this morning feeling frustrated and disgruntled. Last night’s tough loss to the Portland Trail Blazers cost this their team far more than just another loss to their record. It also might just cost them their superstar player, the league’s MVP in 2011, Derrick Rose extended time

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

Andrei Bargnani and the New York Knicks: Can It Work?

The first big move of the offseason for the New York Knicks came early in July when they traded for Toronto Raptors power forward Andrei Bargnani. The former first overall pick has failed to impress since being drafted in 2006. Bargnani is still undoubtedly a talented player, but after becoming such a point of frustration

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