This should be one of the most highly anticipated series since the Los Angeles Lakers v. Boston Celtics NBA Finals in 2010. Rarely do we get an extremely intriguing Conference Finals. We will get both on Sunday when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. There is so much to look forward to in this series, so let's get … [Read more...] about NBA Playoffs: Thunder v. Spurs preview
When you see what destruction the San Antonio Spurs have done this season, and so far in the playoffs, it's not crazy to admit that this team is very good. Actually, they are great. Gregg Popovich has managed a roster filled with veterans and youth. They have depth, experience, talent, and leadership. So just how great is this team? … [Read more...] about How Good Are The Spurs? One of the Best Teams, ever?
The NBA MVP debate has heated up, then cooled down. Then it heated up again, and then it cooled down, again. It seems that the MVP has come down to two players: Miami Heat forward LeBron James and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. … [Read more...] about The 2012 NBA MVP is . . .
Some guys really do play with chips on their shoulders. That seems to be the case with Indiana Pacers forward Tyler Hansbrough, who arguably has been the team's most reliable player in terms of production during a recent 1-8 skid that left Indiana hanging on for dear life in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Hansbrough's current season averages of 10.5 points per game … [Read more...] about Tyler Hansbrough Becoming Go-To Guy for Indiana Pacers?
By Paul M. Banks and David Kay During the 2008-2009 season, the Big East set itself apart from any other conference in the history college basketball. It became the first conference in NCAA Tournament history to not only send five teams to the Sweet Sixteen, but also advance four schools to the Elite 8. At one time, eight Big East teams were ranked in the AP Top 25, the … [Read more...] about The Big East’s Battle Tested NBA Prospects