NBA 

San Antonio Spurs 2017-18 Season Preview

Outside of Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio looks mighty thin. After Leonard went down on a “Zaza closeout“, San Antonio’s true colors were exposed in the worst way. LaMarcus Aldridge shrunk under the pressure of having to be the Spurs “go-to” scorer and Golden State feasted on the aged team. With another season approaching, not much has changed for the Spurs... Read More
NBA 

San Antonio Spurs Season Preview

Fun fact: The Spurs have not missed the playoffs since 1996, that was before drafting one Tim Duncan. It will certainly be weird not seeing the all-time great suit up for the Spurs now that he’s retired. He is arguably the greatest power forward to every play the game of basketball and a top 20 player ever. With Duncan gone, it... Read More
NBA 

Durant, depth lead the way in rout of Argentina

Team USA got off to a slow start as has been the case during this tournament, but opened things up with 20-0 run. Argentina wasn’t able to rebound from that spurt, allowing the Americans to get one of those lopsided wins they’re more accustomed to. Kevin Durant had a great game, finishing with 27 points and going 7-of-9 from beyond... Read More
NBA Wizards 

All-Star reserves and snubs East Edition

On Thursday the NBA Announced the All-Star Game reserves and of course there were players who were absolutely deserving and your annual snubs. Coaches around the league voted for 14 players to be names as reserves, seven in each conference. The starters in the Eastern Conference, which were announced last week, are LeBron James (Cavaliers), Paul George (Pacers), Carmelo Anthony... Read More
Wizards 

Five Things To Watch

  The NBA Season is here!!! Well, not yet…the Wizards first preseason game tips off in a little more than an hour. They will taking on the Chicago Bulls on the road at the United Center. Remember Derrick Rose, the former MVP? Well, he’s back from another devastating injury. The Bulls and Wizards both made a few key off-season acquistions,... Read More
NBA 

In-House Problems: Fundamentals Clip the Clippers

The Los Angeles Lakers shocked the NBA world when they beat up on the Los Angeles Clippers on opening night. Their bench players were electric scoring 73 points in a 116-103 win. To the casual NBA eye, this may have come as a shocker. After all, the Clippers are one of the few stacked teams in the league. They have... Read More

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard get no help against San Antonio

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers pretty handily yesterday. That wasn’t because of Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol though. Rather, they recieved very little help from their teammates. The twin tower combination in LA combined for 36 points, 31 rebounds and seven assists. Not even that was enough to keep San Antonio from winning this game. The... Read More

General Thoughts

The buzz this weekend hit an all-time high as the NBA playoffs started this weekend. No team was under the microscope heading into the playoffs more than the Lakers. They were missing their star player, Kobe Bryant, due to a torn Achilles’ tendon, and they were also facing a veteran San Antonio Spurs team.  The Lakers came out and were... Read More

Ire or Desire?

Kobe Bryant, in a recent Facebook post, attempted to address a mini controversy (if you can call it that at this point) by explaining his method of leadership and the negative image it brings at times. The origin of the controversy Kobe indirectly spoke to can be found in his comments about his former teammate, Smush Parker. Bryant referred to... Read More
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