This weekend past, I clicked into my ‘Podcasts’ app on my iPhone to see which of my favourite NBA Podcasts had been updated with new episodes. It was then that I noticed the brilliant CRTSDE podcast had posted a ‘Mini-sode’ which had regular B.G discussing his new project ‘The Backpack Baller’. At first, I thought […]
So last week I wrote over 6000 words for NBA Nation Australia’s Weekly Hoop Scoop piece and while it wasn’t a problem to do, it was very time consuming. With that in mind, I’ve decided to change up the weekly recap to a more streamlined one. There will be a highs and lows for each […]
So last week’s edition of the weekly hoop scoop was M.I.A due to some much deserved, OK, maybe just needed, holiday time for myself and now that I’m back in the realm of weekly drudgery, a few kilos heavier and with an even bigger drinking habit than before I left, I felt it was time to get back […]
It’s finally here! After months of whinging and whining about a lack of basketball, hoops junkies everywhere are getting their proverbial fix this week and what a start to the NBA season we’ve had so far. I’d been thinking about doing a weekly recap of NBA news for quite some time now and between work, […]
Sam Smith covers the Chicago Bulls for http://www.nba.com/bulls/ and is a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. He’s spent the last three decades covering the Bulls for the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Bulls own website. He is the author of the bestselling book The Jordan Rules and one of the most well respected […]
Here it is, the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the last part in the trilogy that is the NBA’s Greatest Rivalries. We’ve hit some ones so far but in reality there are still some big dogs to go through yet. Enjoy.
No NBA superstar is more polarizing than Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook. The Thunder point guard is undeniably talented, and unquestionably one of the best players in the NBA. However, that hasn’t stopped him from having what seems like an army of detractors. Every player in the league has their critics. This is certainly not new […]
The NBA season isn’t too far away now and there’s a lot to look forward to in season 2013/14 but I thought I’d share ten things that are on my mind as we impatiently wait for the season to begin 10. Pre-season. It’s better than no NBA basketball at all and it’s the pre-cursor to […]
So I caused a bit of a kerfuffle earlier today when I claimed that Russell Westbrook wasn’t as good as most people make him out to be and as such, I decided I’d give you my top 10 players heading into the 21013-3014 season.
The NBA is a league that has its fair share of sharpshooters. The jump shot may not have the same panache as a huge dunk or blocking a shot but when the game is on the line it’s these guys that are, more often than not, looked to for their ability to put the ball […]