The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders. There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going. Year two of the post-LeBron James makeover in Cleveland is underway. Led by reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Kyrie Irving, the future is … [Read more...] about Cleveland Cavaliers still a couple years away from being NBA playoff contender
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Atlanta Hawks Could Take Step Back
I just do not have a good feeling about the Atlanta Hawks this season. It stems from sitting baseline while covering game six of their first round playoff series in Milwaukee last year and disliking the chemistry and make-up of this team. Of course a new coach could improve their attitude and I will likely be way off as the team once again surpasses the 50-win total. But if … [Read more...] about Atlanta Hawks Could Take Step Back
Are the Knicks a Playoff Team This Season?
The New York basketball revolution has begun. It did not receive the immediate boost this off-season as LeBron, Wade, and Bosh chose to join forces in South Beach rather than the Big Apple. Still, the signing of Amare Stoudemire is the first piece to the puzzle for the Knicks to regain respectability in the NBA and compete for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. By: David … [Read more...] about Are the Knicks a Playoff Team This Season?
It Can’t Get Much Worse for Nets in 2010-2011
David Kay’s NBA season previews continue in New Jersey. The Nets failed in their attempt to land a marquee free agent but should certainly be more competitive than their abysmal finish last season. … [Read more...] about It Can’t Get Much Worse for Nets in 2010-2011
Sacramento Kings Taking Right Steps for Future
David Kay’s NBA season previews continue in Sacramento. The Kings are taking all the right steps in building for the future and now have the star player to assemble a team around in reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Tyreke Evans. However, that approach means more growing pains in 2010-2011. … [Read more...] about Sacramento Kings Taking Right Steps for Future