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Phoenix Suns’ disastrous season results in the firing of Head Coach Jeff Hornacek
Phoenix Suns’ disastrous season results in the firing of Head Coach Jeff Hornacek

Jeff Hornacek’s firing might not completely be his fault.An official release by the Phoenix Suns has confirmed that the team has fired their Head Coach Jeff Hornacek on Sunday. Hornacek was informed of the team management’s decision by General Manager Ryan McDonough upon the team’s return to Phoenix after a 91-78 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.Despite their fondness for Hornacek, the Suns management was serious

Feb 2 2016
Stats: Michael Jordan’s college career
Stats: Michael Jordan’s college career

Jordan had shown signs of becoming a great player early in his college days.We all know about the perfect NBA Finals record of Michael Jordan and the amazing performances and stats about the king of playoffs. Jordan showed signs of becoming one of the best players early in his career during his college days.Jordan went to University of North Carolina (UNC), his home state, on a full basketball scholarship. Under UNC’s head basketball coach

Jan 19 2016
Should Kobe Bryant feature in the NBA All-Star Game?
Should Kobe Bryant feature in the NBA All-Star Game?

Kobe Bryant in his MVP-winning 2011 All-Star game The NBA All-Star game voting has begun and after Adam Silver's enunciation of his desire to see Kobe Bryant in the All-Star game we have our first controversy related to the event. His statement has led to people debating the implications and the credibility of an All-Star selection. It is a common knowledge that Kobe remains one of the most popular players in the sport and des

Dec 19 2015
8 things I'll miss about Kobe Bryant
8 things I'll miss about Kobe Bryant

Truly timeless As Lakers fans trickled into Staples Center with the Lakers ready to face off against the Pacers, they were handed a glossy paper in a sealed black envelope. It was from Kobe, and it ended with "Thank you for this incredible journey." The question had been on everyone's mind, and this letter laid it to rest. I accept that it's his time, but the "Thank you"? No. Kobe doesn't get that last wor

Dec 2 2015
Dear Kobe: A song in 8*24
Dear Kobe: A song in 8*24

All good things come to an end Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest, most popular, and most intriuging basketball players of all time announced his retirement at the end of this NBA season a few days ago, via a poem entitled ‘Dear Basketball’ on The Players Tribune.  Here is my song for Kobe.  Dear Kobe Are you Philly? Rieti? L-A? High School phenom to NBA. ‘96 the year you made yours Then came the dunks and th

The top 5 must-watch basketball movies of all time
The top 5 must-watch basketball movies of all time

Michael Jordan and Bill Murray alongside Bugs and Lola Bunny in arguably the most famous basketball movie The glamour and excitement of basketball if often so inspiring, that even Hollywood can’t resist turning it into reel life. With that in mind, we’ve taken up providing you with the list of the best basketball movies of all time. To be clear; when we say best, we do not mean Oscar winning or drama-heavy; we mean best in

Nov 29 2015
Could the Warriors really beat the 1996 Bulls' 72-win record?
Could the Warriors really beat the 1996 Bulls' 72-win record?

The undefeated Warriors with interim Head Coach Luke Walton After defeating the Lakers yesterday, the Warriors officially have the best start for a franchise in NBA history. They’ve started perfect this season with 16 straight wins without their Head Coach, Steve Kerr. They haven’t faced an opponent who’s been a match for them; so the only opponents they can have fun beating are the NBA records. The two records that the Wa

Nov 26 2015
Michael Jordan's jersey sells for eight figures, Durant misses three games straight
Michael Jordan's jersey sells for eight figures, Durant misses three games straight

GOAT? Michael Jordan stopped adding accolades to his basketball legacy, but his financial legacy is growing. After becoming the first NBA player to become a billionaire, a feat he achieved in 2014, “His Airness” showed that his brand is as valuable as ever. On Sunday, the jersey that Jordan wore in his last regular season game for the Chicago Bulls went under the hammer for a scandalous $173,240. For the clarity of mere mortals

Nov 17 2015
KD and Westbrook combine for 91 points as OKC escape Orlando with win in double OT
KD and Westbrook combine for 91 points as OKC escape Orlando with win in double OT

Is the duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook the best offensive twosome in the NBA? An early season game in Orlando for a healthy Oklahoma City Thunder squad should be no cause for concern but the young and resilient Magic led by Victor Oladipo gave the OKC a run for their money. After a crazy end to regulation courtesy of clutch shots by Oladipo and Russell Westbrook, the Thunder eventually sealed the deal in double overtime

Nov 2 2015
The 5 best looking signature shoes in NBA
The 5 best looking signature shoes in NBA

LeBron’s Nikes were the king of shoe sales in the US for 2014-15 “Gotta be da shoes” – if you don™t know what I am talking about, you have missed the business secret that made Michael Jordan a billionaire. (Watch it here). Historically, basketball and basketball shoes have been inseparable forever. And if you think it is going to be any different, you need to revisit your thoughts. There is no basketball witho

Oct 31 2015
"Rookie of the Year" winners who went on to become NBA Champions (Video)

A dream contest Forgiveness it to be plead for for stating the obvious, but basketball is a massive sport and the NBA is the jewel in it’s crown. With millions of fans worldwide, the global phenomenon that is the NBA has thirty talent-laden teams that go toe-to-toe for the trophy and championship rings at the end of the season. As with every sports team, each has its mainstays. But the mythical superstars were at one point debutant

Oct 30 2015
Derrick Rose: The star and the conundrum
Derrick Rose: The star and the conundrum

This is Rose’s chance to win hearts while trying to win a ring  If the beginning sets the tone, the Bulls had reasons to be optimistic. Wearing face protection gear and battling a swollen eye, Rose certainly had his limitations.  Now he is not the first player to fight through a mask which is hated by players for its inconvenience. Yet, quite a few managed to excel even with the mask on. Rip Hamilton did it for yea

Oct 29 2015
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NBA's "Logo" wants a change, Steph Curry lobs from halfcourt for an alley (video)

Jerry West’s nickname was “The Logo” Only the most hardcore NBA fans probably know this – the player behind NBA’s iconic logo. The person to whom the silhouette belongs is Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry Alan West. He spent his whole career with the Lakers, an impressive fourteen years from 1960 to 1974.  The 1972 NBA Champion and 1969 Finals MVP who was immortalised in 1969, feels that the torch could pa

Oct 23 2015
History of the Slam Dunk in Basketball
History of the Slam Dunk in Basketball

Michael Jordan during the 1987 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, which was inaugurated in 1984 Since its introduction, the ‘Dunk’ or ‘Slam Dunk’ shot has been one of the most interesting and exciting moves in the game. It is a type of basketball shot in which the player jumps in the air with ball in the hand and above the horizontal plane of the rim, and puts the ball through the basket. With time, the dunks have bee

Oct 23 2015
5 sporting curses which have haunted teams over the years
5 sporting curses which have haunted teams over the years

Myths and legends have their own unique place in sporting folklore. Players, support staff and fans alike tend to hold on to superstitions and beliefs which may or not have a base or a factual background to it. It’s not uncommon thus that a lot of theories regarding dips in performance, however prolonged they might be, are attributed to such myths. In this list, we chronicle 5 such talked about and massively popular curses. 

Oct 12 2015
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