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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers suspend Blake Griffin for four games for punching incident
NBA: Los Angeles Clippers suspend Blake Griffin for four games for punching incident

Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) is defended by Houston Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas (20) in the second half at Toyota Center on Dec 19, 2015. Rockets won 107 to 97.  The Los Angeles Clippers have suspended forward Blake Griffin for four games and will withhold his pay for an additional contest for punching an equipment manager last month, the NBA team said on Tuesday.The Clippers said the Jan. 23

Feb 10 2016
NBA: Power Rankings 17-26 January 2016
NBA: Power Rankings 17-26 January 2016

Kemba Walker (left) and DeMarcus Cousins were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for last week. Well we finally had the tilt NBA fans have all been waiting for on Monday night when the San Antonio Spurs travelled to Oakland to face the Golden State Warriors, and what we got was a no contest beatdown by the defending champs. Silly me for putting the Spurs number one in the power rankings last week, as the Warriors quickly

Jan 28 2016
Top 5 contenders for the 2016 NBA Championship
Top 5 contenders for the 2016 NBA Championship

The NBA season is long and gruelling, the teams have to remain healthy and motivated to have a championship run. This season does have multiple teams who are worthy of a championship. It would all come down to playoff matchup, healthy lineup and who shows up at the big stage. Every season there are clear cut favourites to win the championship but the exciting part is to see a new team emerge to be champions. Like the Warriors Championship r

Jan 27 2016
What is the NBA Player Efficiency Rating and who are the top 5 on its list?
What is the NBA Player Efficiency Rating and who are the top 5 on its list?

Imagine if these two were on the same team Those who romanticize the game of basketball almost always have a certain way of understanding the utility of a player, whether he is a point guard, shooting guard or a centre. Like most ball games, basketball too isn’t just about the points scored but every piece that has to fall in the right place for the symphony to bring the roof down. Great teams like the Bulls of the 90s

Dec 2 2015
Top 5 triple-double machines currently in the NBA
Top 5 triple-double machines currently in the NBA

Oscar Robertson - The King of triple doubles It’s a shame if any talk of triple doubles goes down without the mention of Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple double if stats from his first five seasons in the league were strung together. With averages of 30.3 points, 10.4 rebounds and 10.6 assists he accumulated a career 181 triple doubles, a tally that no player h

Top 5 offensive systems of the 2015-16 NBA season so far
Top 5 offensive systems of the 2015-16 NBA season so far

LeBron James dunks one There’s a very popular saying in the game of basketball “Offense wins games but Defense wins championships”. So without doubt performing well at the defensive end of the floor should be a crucial part of any title contender’s playing style. There would be very few championship teams in the 70 year history of the league that ranked higher on the offensive end than on the defensive end.  Non

Nov 13 2015
NBA: Highlights from October 30th 2015 - Top 5 plays of the night
NBA: Highlights from October 30th 2015 - Top 5 plays of the night

Blake had a good outing against the Mavericks Day two of the NBA 2015-16 season was a compact treat with three action-packed games – the Grizzlies against the Pacers, the Hawks against the Knicks and the Mavericks against the Clippers. Here, we take a look at the top 5 plays amongst all three games:    

Oct 31 2015
Top 5 Power Forwards to look out for the upcoming NBA season
Top 5 Power Forwards to look out for the upcoming NBA season

The Power Forward position, also called the post position, is generally filled by one of the two biggest men in the lineup. The role of a Power Forward (PF) is similar to the Center in terms of playing with their backs to the basket and posting up on the offense and positioning themselves under the basket in a zone defense to get blocks and rebounds. Some PFs have even extended their game and developed their three-point shooting in order to sprea

Oct 24 2015
NBA: Top 5 posterizing dunks from last season
NBA: Top 5 posterizing dunks from last season

King James posterizes 2 Atlanta defenders Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan led the league last season in dunks with 252, followed by Tyson Chandler who had 179 and Andre Drummond in third with 167. There should be no surprise that the top three dunkers in the league play the center position for their respective teams. In fact seven of the top ten dunkers are centers and the other three are power forwards. For obvious reas

Oct 15 2015
NBA highlight reel: A look back at last season's top 5 plays from Superstars
NBA highlight reel: A look back at last season's top 5 plays from Superstars

 How many such moments will “The Brow” give us this season? The long summer has finally come to an end, the 2015-16 NBA regular season tips-off in a fortnight from today. The regular season is a long 82 game grind for the teams and a seven month basketball extravaganza for the fans. If we consider the post-season as well, then the NBA keeps basketball minds occupied for 9 of 12 months of a year. At the end of regular s

Oct 15 2015
Los Angeles Clippers sign free agent Josh Smith to veteran's minimum
Los Angeles Clippers sign free agent Josh Smith to veteran's minimum

Josh Smith. Josh Smith signs with the Los Angeles Clippers In a deal announced on Thursday, the Los Angeles Clippers have signed a one year deal worth the veteran’s minimum($1.5 million) with free agent forward Josh Smith, the player who helped the Houston Rockets defeat and eventually eliminate the Clippers with a big fourth quarter run in Game 6 of last seasons’ Western Conference Semifinals.  A source told ESPN&rs

Jul 17 2015
2015 NBA Playoffs: Rockets complete a sensational turnaround to take series into Game 7
2015 NBA Playoffs: Rockets complete a sensational turnaround to take series into Game 7

Corey Brewer was one of the stars for the Rockets in the final quarter Miracles in sport don't happen every day, but when they do, it leaves everyone with their mouths wide open. In a sensational match in the NBA Playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers lost 119-107  to the Houston Rockets in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals, a result that didn't looked nowhere close to being possible at the end of the second quarter.&nbs

May 15 2015
2015 NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets draw level in semi-finals
2015 NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets draw level in semi-finals

LeBron James (right) was in supreme form as he guided Cavaliers to an important win against Bulls. LeBron James, clearly the most invaluable player for the Cleveland Cavaliers made up for his lacklustre display in the first game of the Eastern Conference semi-final, by producing a stellar performance  that saw his team draw level with the Chicago Bulls at 1-1 in the 2015 NBA Playoffs on Thursday Following an unconvincing performance i

May 7 2015
Eight different stories: Previewing the second round of the NBA Playoffs
Eight different stories: Previewing the second round of the NBA Playoffs

Chicago vs Cleveland will be the match to watch out for There is a certain amount of ruthlessness to the playoffs or knockout system, and whether certain fans like it or not, that ruthlessness is necessary. There may be 30 teams in the NBA, but only one of them can be the winner each year. This means that, one by one, 29 teams face disappointment, defeat, and sorrow, and when the champion is crowned, only one squad is left smiling. After th

May 5 2015
NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers begin semi-finals on winning note
NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers begin semi-finals on winning note

Derrick Rose’s stunning performance helped Chicago Bulls beat Cleveland Cavaliers.     A lacklustre performance by LeBron James coupled with the absence of Kevin Love saw Cleveland Cavaliers’ go down to an inspired Chicago Bulls unit, which got its Eastern Conference semi-final campaign off to a winning start. The Bulls, guided by Derrick Rose’s stunning performance, beat Cavaliers 99-92 in an exciting

May 5 2015
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