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The Dab dance - latest celebration for sports stars
The Dab dance - latest celebration for sports stars

Victoria Azarenka celebrating a win with the now viral Dab danceThe Dab Dance has become the latest sensation, where it comes to sports’ celebration. Sportsmen and sportswomen across the spectrum seem to be Dab dancing to celebrate euphoric moments for them.Recently, we saw Victoria Azarenka dab dancing after fourth round win at the 2016 Australian Open. Jesse Lingard of Manchester United's brought the 'dab' dance phenomeno

Jan 27 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
LeBron James denies involvement in Cavaliers coach's firing
LeBron James denies involvement in Cavaliers coach's firing

This is LeBron’s second stint with the CavaliersOne of the greatest basketball players of the modern era, LeBron James said he was surprised about Cleveland Cavaliers' decision to sack coach Dave Blatt, and denied any involvement in it.LeBron said on Saturday that he was "surprised and caught off guard" by the club's move. The Cavaliers fired the coach despite the fact Blatt led the team to top the Eastern Conference at 30

Jan 24 2016
NBA All-Star: Probable Starters
NBA All-Star: Probable Starters

Toronto is all set to host the All-Star game in February. On Thursday before the Los Angeles Clippers vs Cleveland Cavaliers game, the NBA announced the starters for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto. As usual the fan’s vote over a month and a half period for who they want to see on the court when the game tips off in February. Kobe led the voting with 1.9 million votes, while LeBron James led the Eastern Conference with 1.1 milli

Jan 23 2016
East v/s West: Stuffing the Awards sheet
East v/s West: Stuffing the Awards sheet

The NBA All-Star game starters have been announced. Unsurprisingly enough, Kobe Bryant led the ​vote race from start to finish. On the face of it, the West looks more likely to take this offensive exhibition, but stranger things have happened in All-Star games. Before the teams duel it on the court, let’s take a look at how the two starting lineups match up on the awards and recognitions’ front.

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
Top 5 Celebrations in the NBA
Top 5 Celebrations in the NBA

The Dikembe Mutombo finger wag is an iconic celebration. Part of playing basketball is having fun with the game, enjoying the good moments and sometimes taking the bad ones a little too hard. Along the enjoyment lines is watching one of your favorite players in the league make a big play for his team and then celebrate with his own unique celebration. Celebrations can be funny, they can send a message, and sometimes they just let you know

Jan 10 2016
Kobe Bryant leads by a big margin in second returns of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting
Kobe Bryant leads by a big margin in second returns of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting

Kobe Bryant leads last year’s leading vote getter in Stephen Curry by more than 300,000 votes.The 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting began on December 10th and ends six weeks later on 22nd of January. Four weeks in, the second returns of the voting process are in and just like the first returns, Kobe Bryant rules the roost. The Los Angeles Lakers franchise superstar, in his final season of his NBA career, currently leads not only the W

Jan 9 2016
NBA All Star: First Wave of Results Are In
NBA All Star: First Wave of Results Are In

NBA stars have their eyes set on Toronto for the All Star game in February. By Ryan Rodriguez On December 25th, the NBA released the first returns of the fan votes which picks the starters for the Associations mid season exhibition game. People always get up in arms about the fans not picking the exact 10 best players fromt he current season, but if you take a step back and realize that all this game is is an exhibition, you can see why it

Dec 29 2015
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
The name of LeBron James' favorite player of all time just might surprise you
The name of LeBron James' favorite player of all time just might surprise you

LeBron and Jones at a college basketball game For Kobe, it was Magic. For MJ, it was Dr. J. So that brings us to the current king of the hill, his majesty King James of Ohio. Laymen would immediately think of greats like Wilt, Bill Russell, Larry Bird etc. The more steadfast followers of the sport, might put up the name of a lesser-known, as in the case of Kobe, who has mentioned Brazilian Oscar Schmidt (who never played in the NBA!) a

Dec 17 2015
NBA: Top 5 MVP candidates for the 2015-16 season
NBA: Top 5 MVP candidates for the 2015-16 season

The MVP Trophy EDITOR’™S NOTE: Ryan, you seem to have replaced the content for the Paul George slide with LJ’s. With the NBA now in December, it is a good time to take a run through the league and see who the best players are and what the MVP candidates look like at this stage. As it stands now, we have some perceived MVP candidates who are struggling (Anthony Davis and James Harden), opening the

Dec 17 2015
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships

Honorable mention – Mengke Bateer, the first Chinese player to win a championship (Spurs, 2003) The one common thing that every NBA champion will tell you in the post-win interview is “œThis was a team effort and everybody did their bit. We couldn’™t have done it without each other.” But what they’re really thinking is “œI wish that #@%& gets traded in the next 30 seconds because he

Dec 15 2015
Predicting the 2016 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star starters
Predicting the 2016 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star starters

The jersey and kits for the NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars. Just a little over two months remain before the who’s who of the NBA fraternity descends upon Canada’s most important city of Toronto for the All-Star Weekend. Scheduled for February 14th, the 2016 All-Star Game is the 65th edition of its kind and is the first ever to be hosted by a non-American city.  The NBA ballots are out and it's time for you t

Dec 15 2015
Can the Warriors make it to the New Year undefeated?
Can the Warriors make it to the New Year undefeated?

Celebrating into the New Year? With each passing game, it seems like the Golden State Warriors will never lose a game. No matter the opponent, they seem to have an answer or scoring ready to go that has allowed them to win 23 straight games to start the season, by over 14 points a game. Last night was no different, as they took on an Indiana Pacers team attempting to replicate the Warriors’ small ball brand of basketball, and the Warr

Dec 11 2015
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