The Golden State Warriors fired coach Mark Jackson on Monday; one day after the team was eliminated from the playoffs, losing in the first round in a seven-game classic to the Los Angeles Clippers. Almost immediately there was an outcry, with many pundits believing it was an extremely harsh decision, considering the success Jackson had […]
Which teams ended up being over, under or properly rated in 2013/14? In the pre-season I wrote two articles in which I outlined which five teams I thought were over and underrated, respectively, heading into the 2013/14 NBA season. Though you always expect to end up with egg on your face making such public predictions, […]
When it comes to voting for the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, I wish those ‘fortunate’ enough to be asked to fill out a ballot all the very best of luck. Always a hotly contested award, this season has an even deeper field of worthy recipients, for which I personally struggle to nominate the […]
Following an altercation with coach Gregg Popovich during last season’s playoffs, 35-year old forward Stephen Jackson was waived by the San Antonio Spurs and hasn’t played a minute in the NBA since. A much publicized and controversial player throughout his career (Malice in the Palace anyone?), Jackson has played with numerous NBA clubs including New […]
Golden State Warriors There’s nothing quite like a fairytale playoff run to unrealistically heighten expectations for the following season. I love watching the Warriors play, especially Steph Curry when he’s on fire and hitting shots from 35 feet off the dribble. I also have no doubt the Warriors will makes the playoffs again this season. […]
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 […]
Foreword: I really just wanted to list half of the players that both Minnesota and Portland have ever drafted but I figured they’ve been kicked enough over the last 20 years, no need for me to rub salt into the wounds.
So, the results are in and as you may have guessed LeBron James was a unanimous pick for this years All-NBA First team, while Kobe Bryant earned a record tying 11th selection. A panel of sports journalists and leading broadcasters all voted for James (119 votes), and Kobe tied up with HOF’er Karl Malone. Below […]
Blake dunks all over the 76ers Spencer Hawes.
Every day brings us closer to the new NBA season and we are all waiting with baited breath to see our teams run out on the pine in a few weeks time. During the lead up we’ve been updating you with our 2012/13 preseason team previews! Today, we take a brief look at the Dallas […]