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Rosters announced for first NBA game in Africa
Rosters announced for first NBA game in Africa

Luol Deng will be the captain of Team Africa, that will face off against Team World. First ever NBA Game in Africa The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced early on Thursday, the rosters for the first NBA game to be played in South Africa at the Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg on the 1st of August. The already sold-out NBA Africa game 2015 will be played between Team World

Jul 17 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
Official: DeAndre Jordan re-signs with Los Angeles Clippers, despite verbal agreement with Dallas Mavericks
Official: DeAndre Jordan re-signs with Los Angeles Clippers, despite verbal agreement with Dallas Mavericks

DeAndre Jordan’s move to re-sign with the Clippers after verbally agreeing to a deal with the Mavericks is sure to face a lot of backlash from the rest of the league.  Less than 5 days after free agent DeAndre Jordan agreed to a four year max contract with the Dallas Mavericks, he made a U-turn on his decision and re-signed with his former team the Los Angeles Clippers. The new deal between the Clips and DJ is expected to be arou

Jul 9 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

NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers knock out defending champions San Antonio Spurs
NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers knock out defending champions San Antonio Spurs

A last-second brace by Chris Paul  guided Los Angeles Clippers to the second round Playoffs.   Defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs were sent packing by a determined Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of the first-round playoffs. In a game that kept the spectators on the tenterhooks till the last second, Clippers surged ahead with a 111-109 win against the Spurs, to seal a spot in the second round. The fate of the match was liter

May 3 2015
NBA Western Conference Playoffs Preview
NBA Western Conference Playoffs Preview

The Western Conference will see evenly contested match-ups over the next few weeks Drastic changes in the playoff picture The furore of the regular season has died down. This is the time when the NBA finally gets down to business, when teams come out of regular season hibernation and start taking things seriously. A time when the pace of the games reduces almost to a crawl and things start getting chippy. It has been a delight watchi

Apr 19 2015
Upset Watch 2015: My NBA playoffs first-round preview
Upset Watch 2015: My NBA playoffs first-round preview

The 2015 NBA Playoffs promises to be yet another cracking affiar The NBA calendar is a funny thing, indeed. For about six months, we, as fans, are invested into the fortunes of 30 teams, each of whom play 82 games in a fight to finish among the best eight in their respective conferences. In this period, we see some incredible individual performances, spectacular dunks, say hello to rising stars, and marvel at clutch shots. But on the last

Apr 16 2015
NBA: Clippers and Raptors clinch important wins on 6 game Saturday night
NBA: Clippers and Raptors clinch important wins on 6 game Saturday night

  There are only 3 days remaining before the curtains come down on the NBA 2014-15 regular season. If you think the final few Playoff spots are all that is up for grabs, then you have another thing coming. With 2 games remaining, the Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets are seperated by just half a game, yes you heard me right – just half a game. Any of these four teams could end the seaso

Apr 12 2015
Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul named NBA Players of the Week
Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul named NBA Players of the Week

Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul named NBA players of the week Los Angeles Clippers’s Chris Paul was named the NBA Western Conference Player of the Week from March 16th to March 22nd while Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade was named as the NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the same period. Chris Paul led the Clippers to an unbeaten 4-0 week with victories over the Charlotte Hornets, Sacramento Kings, Washington Wizards an

Mar 24 2015
LeBron James unanimously elected vice president of NBPA
LeBron James unanimously elected vice president of NBPA

Meet the new Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA)- LeBron James. LeBron Jameshas  taken up another important responsibility en-route to being the biggest names in the NBA. The King was unanimously elected as the Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association, during the union’s annual meeting during the All-Star Weekend. Chris Paul, the President of the Association urg

Feb 14 2015
NBA 2K15 update adds All-Star game content
NBA 2K15 update adds All-Star game content

The game NBA 2K15 has an update that will probably change the court and the jerseys that the players wear. The update is available now so players can preview the All Star game for themselves.  The screenshots lets you see LeBron James and Kevin Durants wearing the All Star jerseys. Durant is sporting the West side’s jersey, while James is wearing the East side’s jersey. The venue is Madison Square Garden in New

Feb 3 2015
10 toughest players to guard in the NBA
10 toughest players to guard in the NBA

Undoubtedly, offense is the glamourous half of basketball. Crafty handles, 40-inch vertical leaps and fadeaway jumpshots are what the average basketball fan is looking for when he’s watching the game, rather than zone defense and shot-clock violations.  The NBA’s best offensive players are so good, it’s virtually impossible to defend them in a one-on-one scenario. When playing isolation offense, they can b

Jan 8 2015
New Year Resolutions for NBA's top 5 players
New Year Resolutions for NBA's top 5 players

Many websites have ranked LeBron James as the outright number 1 NBA player heading into the 2014-15 season. But through the latter part of last season and the game against the Phoenix Suns (44 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists) on New Year’s Eve, Kevin Durant has proved that he is the best player on the planet right now. Recovering from a Jones fracture he suffered at the beginning of training camp and then spraining it

Jan 3 2015
Previewing NBA's 5 Christmas Day games
Previewing NBA's 5 Christmas Day games

The NBA has always made it a point of giving the fans its best basketball during the holidays. In recent years, the league has scheduled 5 best possible games for Christmas Day with no game overlapping the other, thus allowing the fans to not miss any game. Only one game before Christmas day guarantees entertainment, while the others are disappointing to say the least. Here are the five games. All times are in Indian Standard Time(IST). Wa

Dec 24 2014
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