Kevin Durant Weighs Future With OKC

Kevin Durant With GF

There’s another decision looming at the end of the 2016 season which could change the landscape of the NBA even more than when LeBron took his talents to South Beach or when Darrell Arthur exercised his player option with Denver in 2012. By the time Kevin Durant hits free agency, it’s possible he’ll be a 3-time MVP and maybe a 6 time scoring champ. Those trophies are a nice way to fill the mantle but the one piece of bling that could decide his future is a ring. [Read more…]

Is OKC’s Kevin Durant the real MVP?

Kevin Durant With GF

Kevin Durant won the first MVP award of his career, after spending six seasons in the NBA. He deserved the award 100 percent and even his strongest rival in this race, LeBron James, admitted that. KD recorded a marvelous season, putting up huge performances, especially during the time that Russell Westbrook was out with an injury. Nonetheless, in the end, the Oklahoma City Thunder failed to even make it to the NBA Finals. In fact, during the postseason, Durant was not as great as he was during the regular season. So is he the real MVP? Or did LeBron once again prove his supremacy? Maybe even Tony Parker and Tim Duncan were better than Durant during the Western Conference Finals? [Read more…]

Can Kevin Durant finally lead OKC to the title this year?

Kevin Durant With GF

Kevin Durant was just recently named the MVP of the 2013 – 2014 NBA season. Almost anyone around the NBA world expected him to earn the trophy. Even the four-time MVP LeBron James endorsed KD this year, stating that he clearly deserves the title. Although it took them seven games, the Thunder eventually made it to the Western Semis. The big question for Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the group now is how far they can go. Can Kevin Durant really lift the team over any opponent in the West and lead them to the NBA Finals? Do the Thunder have enough to win the title this year? [Read more…]

Durant named NBA MVP

LeBron James and Kevin Durant

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was named as the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, the league announced today in a press release.

Durant received 119 first-place votes, with Miami’s LeBron James landing the other six. The half dozen voters who had LeBron as first on their ballot each had Durant second. LeBron was second on 118 ballots, with Clippers forward Blake Griffin receiving the only other second-place vote.

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Ranking The Best Small Forwards In The NBA

Best Small Forwards in NBA
There are lots of dominant small forwards in the NBA. Some of them are superstars in their respective teams; some of them are future Hall-of-Famers, while others are emerging stars. But who ranks at the No.1 of the list and who follows? In this article we will try to rank the best small forwards in the NBA, based on their up to now performance for their career, their performance during the 2012-2013 campaign and their potential.

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2012-2013 NBA Preview – 10 Questions

LeBron James and Kevin Durant

It’s almost that time of year again. Wait, is it? But football hasn’t even started its regular season yet? In less than three months, the NBA will be tipping-off the 2012-2013 season when the Boston Celtics travel to Miami to take on LeBron James and the Heat. With all that said, let’s take a look at 10 questions surrounding next season.

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Paying a Price for Trading a Superstar

Orlando Magic

There is no denying that Dwight Howard is a superstar and superstars only come around every so often. Teams are rarely willing to trade their superstar unless it’s for another superstar or a group of solid players and draft picks. That being said, I have no words for what took place last night.  [Read more…]

LeBron and Kobe lead Team USA over Australia

Kobe Bryant

The Black Mamba isn’t Australia’s native snake, but the Australian national basketball team was struck not once, twice, or three but four times in a matter of a minute. Perhaps the fourth time proved to be the most lethal strike, as it helped Team USA extend its lead to 105-80 with 4:46 left in the fourth quarter. [Read more…]

LeBron James closes the deal for Team USA

LeBron James

LeBron James has had a great four months. How many players have done what James has the chance to do before? Let’s recap what James has accomplished in the last four months: NBA MVPNBA Finals MVP and NBA Champion. He also put Team USA in prime position to win the Gold Medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

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Team USA gets by Tunisia

Team USA

Disappointing wouldn’t be the exact word to describe Team USA’s first half against and over-matched Tunisia team. Pathetic or embarrassing would be more like it. Thankfully Team USA’s second unit, led by Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love, helped them cruise to an easy victory in the end.

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Team USA rolls France

Team USA

The first game for the 2012 USA Men’s Basketball team is in the books. They throttled their opponent, France, 98-71. Kevin Durant and LeBron James were brilliant for the US, leading them to an easy victory. Great defense led the way to the USA’s blowout of France. Team USA seems destined for Gold. [Read more…]

’12 Olympic team would beat ’92 ‘Dream Team’

2012 US Men's basketball team

Kobe Bryant sparked a huge debate a few weeks ago when he said that the 2012 Men’s Olympic Basketball team could beat the 1992 “Dream Team”Michael Jordan laughed, “Dream Team” said the ‘Dream Team’ would win by 25, and Charles Barkley called people “knuckleheads”.

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