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2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers thrash Hawks in Game 2, take 2-0 series lead
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers thrash Hawks in Game 2, take 2-0 series lead

LeBron James and Cleveland have now won their last nine games against the Atlanta Hawks.[1] Cleveland Cavaliers 123-98 [4] Atlanta Hawks (Cleveland leads series 2-0)In Game 1, the Cleveland Cavaliers needed a 17-5 run in the last four and a half minutes to seal a win. In Game 2, however, the Cavs made sure it didn’t come to that. the home team went on a 19-4 run in the last five and a half minutes of the first quarter and never looked

May 5 2016
NBA Dream Team: 2016 Playoffs edition Round 1
NBA Dream Team: 2016 Playoffs edition Round 1

The 2016 NBA Playoffs have been a mixed bag so far, in terms of competitiveness. Teams like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder have breezed into the next round in either four or five games.The other four match-ups have been hard fought and have been pushed to Game 6 or in some cases Game 7. Second seeded in the East, the Toronto Raptors would not have expected a flight back to Indianapo

Apr 30 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Cavaliers advance to next round, Warriors blowout Rockets in Game 4
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Cavaliers advance to next round, Warriors blowout Rockets in Game 4

 Game 4 of Warriors and Rockets was a chippy contest[1] Golden State Warriors 121-94 [8] Houston Rockets [Golden State leads series 3-1]If the regular season wasn’t enough, Game 4 of their first round match-up with the defending champions showed the poor form the Houston Rockets have been in. With Stephen Curry in the game till half-time, the Rockets still managed to keep the scores tied heading into the locker room.It was the third qu

Apr 25 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers and Clippers take 2-0 series lead with dominating home wins
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers and Clippers take 2-0 series lead with dominating home wins

LeBron James congratulated by his teammates after he checked out of the game.[1] Cleveland Cavaliers 107-90 [8] Detroit Pistons [Cleveland leads series 2-0]After a close call in Game 1, the Cleveland Cavaliers made sure they did not need the last two minutes of Game 2 to seal the deal. Behind a dominant defensive effort in the third quarter, where they outscored the Detroit Pistons 27-15, the Cavs cruised to victory in Game 2.LeBron James put up

Apr 21 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers' Big 3 deliver in win over Pistons, Spurs defeat Grizzlies by 32 points
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers' Big 3 deliver in win over Pistons, Spurs defeat Grizzlies by 32 points

Cleveland’s Big 3 were the only players to score in double figures on Sunday afternoon.[1] Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 [8] Detroit Pistons [Cleveland lead series 1-0]Heading into his 11th post-season, LeBron James was preparing for a round in the Playoffs which has never made him sweat a lot. In all of his 10 Playoff seasons so far, James has never lost in the first round and since the 2014 Playoffs, he’s never lost a game i

Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams
Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams

Stephen Curry led the Warriors to a historic 73 win season.The 2015-16 regular season has come to a close and this season has been special for a lot of varied reasons. If the cover story of the season has the rise of a transcendent superstar in Curry, the summary needs to include the Warriors hypnagogic run and Kobe's swansong.So, yes if the season was a roller-coaster the end was one that ensured we have the climax the journey deserved. The

Apr 15 2016
NBA 2015-16: Top 5 regular season MVP candidates
NBA 2015-16: Top 5 regular season MVP candidates

The last couple of days of the regular season are exciting, to say the least. On Wednesday, the final day of the regular season, the Golden State Warriors will face the Memphis Grizzlies at home and attempt to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls record of 72 wins. Not far from Oakland, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant laced up his boots one final time against the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center.Getting back to the title of the piece, thi

Apr 14 2016
NBA Monday recap: Mavericks seal playoff spot, Cavaliers clinch No.1 seed in the East
NBA Monday recap: Mavericks seal playoff spot, Cavaliers clinch No.1 seed in the East

Through multiple adversities, the Dallas Mavericks have fought their way to the NBA PlayoffsDallas Mavericks 101-92 Utah JazzIt’s been a rough season for the Dallas Mavericks. It began from the off-season when they were conned by DeAndre Jordan, who flipped on his verbal agreement to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Mavericks support staff had to watch out for their veteran team and give them adequate rests if and when needed. In

Apr 12 2016
Nike Athletes salute Kobe Bryant for Mamba Day (4/13) in tribute video
Nike Athletes salute Kobe Bryant for Mamba Day (4/13) in tribute video

Nike’s Mamba Day poster for the 13th April, the date of Kobe Bryant’s last game in the NBA.Kobe Bryant announced his retirement on the 30th of November, prior to the Los Angeles Lakers’ home game against the Indiana Pacers. Thus, we have known for a while now that the ongoing season would be Bryant’s last but the clock has been ticking and the time for his final game at Staples Center (13th April) is just over tw

Apr 11 2016
NBA Dream Team of the Week (April 4th-10th)
NBA Dream Team of the Week (April 4th-10th)

It’s the week before last in the regular season and we roll in our fifth edition of the NBA Team of the Week. Much of the team remains same, however the back-court see’s new faces. Read on, to find out who made the cut for last week’s NBA Dream Team of the Week:Center: Karl-Anthony TownsKarl-Anthony TownsWeek averages: 21.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3 blocks and 50% FG%For the first time this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves won

Apr 11 2016
LeBron James turns pizza chef for a day in Los Angeles
LeBron James turns pizza chef for a day in Los Angeles

Everyone had a good laugh after LeBron James signed off from the pizza joint.On March 11th, James entered the popular pizza joint Blaze Pizza as a member of their crew. He played the role of “RON” and had a chat with all the customers while they were placing their orders. Watch the entire prank here:We’re sure some of them eventually realized it was four-time League MVP LeBron James wearing an apron but certainly it was surprisi

Apr 10 2016
NBA Saturday round-up: Warriors register 71st win, Bulls keep playoff hopes alive with Cavs defeat
NBA Saturday round-up: Warriors register 71st win, Bulls keep playoff hopes alive with Cavs defeat

Warriors’ Stephen Curry warms up before the game against the Memphis GrizzliesGolden State Warriors 100-99 Memphis GrizzliesThe Memphis Grizzlies had just over a minute of playing time to take the lead and then play defense on the best team in the league. However, that never happened as the Golden State Warriors played a stellar defense in the final minute, after Draymond Green tipped in a missed Stephen Curry lay-up.The win helps the Warri

Apr 10 2016
NBA Wednesday round-up: Cavs lose again as LeBron James rests, Mavs win key game against Rockets
NBA Wednesday round-up: Cavs lose again as LeBron James rests, Mavs win key game against Rockets

Paul George drives to the basket.Indiana Pacers 123-109 Cleveland CavaliersFor the second game in their last five, LeBron James and as expected the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped the game. This is a huge cause for concern for the championship contenders, who Kyrie Irving said were the team to beat. This season with no James, the team has gone 1-5. Last season it was a record of 3-10 without James in uniform.James’ presence affects the team def

Apr 7 2016
NBA Tuesday recap: Timberwolves stun Warriors at Oracle arena, Kawhi Leonard sinks winner over Jazz
NBA Tuesday recap: Timberwolves stun Warriors at Oracle arena, Kawhi Leonard sinks winner over Jazz

Karl Anthony Towns and Ricky Rubio were crucial in the Timberwolves win over the WarriorsMinnesota Timberwolves 124-117 Golden State Warriors (OT)Despite a loss last Friday against the Boston Celtics, the Golden State Warriors were still confident about beating the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls record of 72 wins. A game against the Minnesota Timberwolves was considered a done deal but the Wolves had other ideas.Minnesota spoil the party, claim a win in t

Apr 6 2016
NBA Dream Team of the Week (March 28- April 3)
NBA Dream Team of the Week (March 28- April 3)

With the NCAA Basketball Tournament concluded and the NBA Playoffs on the horizon, attention will shift back to the NBA as multiple teams fight for the remaining playoff spots in either conference. We have been putting together a Dream NBA Team of the Week, judging players based on their performances, their impact on the game and how helpful they were to the team’s results during the past week.Here's your  NBA Dream Team of the Wee

Apr 5 2016
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