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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
NBA: Power Rankings 2016
NBA: Power Rankings 2016

Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics are one of the teams on the outside looking in at the power rankings. The NBA is humming along, and as more and more games are played, it is becoming easier to put teams in distinct categories. After a slow start, the Clippers are slowly trying to but themselves into the list of title contenders, as they are riding a 10 game winning streak and building their statistical profile in the process. The West i

Jan 16 2016
Preview and predictions for the NBA's spectacular Christmas Day game slate
Preview and predictions for the NBA's spectacular Christmas Day game slate

The 2015 NBA Christmas Day jerseys Each year the NBA makes it a point to arrange high drama or huge rivalry games on marquee days in the regular season such as Christmas, Veteran's day, Martin Luther King day and Super Bowl Sunday. Unfortunately the league has to include its big teams on a huge game night like Christmas, resulting in the Los Angeles Lakers featuring in one of the match-ups. Other than that disappointing inc

Dec 24 2015
NBA highlights of the night: 20th October 2015
NBA highlights of the night: 20th October 2015

The Warriors kept their unbeaten streak intact with an inspired 4th quarter performance Another day, another collection of plays that sent hearts racing. The 20th of November saw just three games taking place, but the day made up in quality what it lacked in quantity. The top two stars in the league, LeBron James and Stephen Curry, brought their best versions to the hardwood, as they always do, with the latter creating some special

Nov 20 2015
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

2015-16 NBA Season: Results on February 2nd
2015-16 NBA Season: Results on February 2nd

Kobe BryantResults  from February 2ndNo.Team 1ScorelineTeam 21.Boston Celtics97-89New York Knicks2.Houston Rockets115-102Miami Heat3.Toronto Raptors104-97Phoenix Suns4.Los Angeles Lakers119-115Minnesota TimberwolvesResults from February 1stNoTeam 1ScorelineTeam 21.Cleveland Cavaliers111-106Indian Pacers2.Detroit Pistons105-100Brooklyn Nets3.Atlanta Hawks112-97Dallas Mavericks4.Memphis Grizzlies110-95New Orleans Pelicans5.Utah Jazz105-96

Oct 28 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
Top 5 Point Guards to look out for this Season
Top 5 Point Guards to look out for this Season

Counting down the top 5 Point Guards currently in the NBA The 2015-16 season is just around the corner and we hope you’re as pumped up as we are. With an incredible offseason following a nail-biting playoff series, we can surely expect magic in a few weeks. The ball handlers and play makers of the game: the Point Guards are the key to success in today’s game where team’s often play small. This is Sportskeeda’s countdo

Oct 13 2015
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

May 5 2015
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
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