Toronto Raptors 2017-18 Season Preview

Looking at Toronto, You can understand what they are doing, without understanding exactly what they are doing! On one hand, you have one of the most potent back courts in all of the NBA. While Kyle Lowry’s ranking amongst the top NBA guards is debatable, his value on the Raptors is clear. His stifling defense cements Toronto’s ” never back... Read More

Jalen’s All-NBA Snub team

With the All-NBA teams announced, there are some notable names that were left off the list. Here is the All-NBA Snubbed team. Kyrie Irving Playing next to LeBron James has it’s perks and it’s downfalls. On one hand, your team is an automatic championship contending team. Your play, along with that of the whole team, will be elevated and James will... Read More

Orlando Magic Season Preview

Am I the only person that has no idea what the Orlando Magic is doing? Bringing in Serge Ibaka after trading Victor Oladipo to the Thunder is a solid move. Pairing Ibaka along with Bismack Biyombo, while already having Nikola Vucevic, and drafting big man Stephen Zimmerman Jr is a little head scratching. You know how Phoenix has a “Too many guards”... Read More

Oklahoma City Thunder Season Preview

Can someone give the Thunder an ice pack?  This off-season beat them up, pretty bad at that! You go from being up 3-1 in the NBA Conference Finals to losing a top-three player in the world in Kevin Durant and defensive big Serge Ibaka. You go from being favorites to winning the title next year to being viewed as a... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Washington’s division foes don’t look the same

The Washington Wizards finished last year with a record of 41-41,  fourth in their division. This season they hope to turn that around and possibly be one of the frontrunners coming out of the Southeast division. They fell short of making the playoffs last year, but as always health is a key in terms of what they may or hope... Read More

Reviewing Draft Day trades with Free Agency set to start

This past week has altered the landscape of the league before we even get to start free agency (less than 24 hrs away). Front offices have been working the phones tirelessly trying to improve each respective roster just before the wooing & recruiting process commences to start the free agency period. It’s like high school recruiting, only on a bigger... Read More

Thunder have NBA Finals in the crosshairs

If the Western Conference Finals is going to be the seven-game classic most people anticipated, then the 73-win Warriors have a tremendous amount of work to do. The Thunder have jumped out to a 3-1 series lead and can punch their ticket to the NBA Finals with a win in Game 5 in Oakland tonight. Oklahoma City was able to... Read More

A tale of two games in the Western Conference Finals

In most seven-game series, the story lines from game to game change. This is especially true when the two teams have great players. So far, the Western Conference Finals have been a tale of two storylines and two games. Game 1 saw the Thunder take advantage of a poor fourth quarter from the Warriors in route to a 108-102 Oklahoma... Read More

Who will represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals?

In the Western Conference Finals, we get a box office attraction in the Golden State Warriors taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors had the best regular season in NBA history in defense of their NBA Championship from a year ago. The Thunder were a team that everyone knew had a lot of talent, but often-times got overlooked due... Read More

The future of OKC’s core may hinge on the success of this season

Now that we are now under a month until the start of the 2015 NBA season and training camp is finally underway, the most intriguing and exciting storyline in the NBA is the return of former league MVP Kevin Durant. Durant only appeared in 27 games last season due to a Jones Fracture in his right foot. In the same... Read More
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