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Top 5 Cinderella stories in sports this decade
Top 5 Cinderella stories in sports this decade

Leicester City players celebrate winning the 2015-16 Premier LeagueEarlier this week, Leicester City Football Club scripted the most memorable Premier League victory in the modern era.Promoted from the Championship (2nd division) of English Football to play the 2014-15 season, the Foxes were on the verge of relegation until a last month surge rescued their cause last time around. The run not only kept them in the league for a second sea

May 7 2016
NBA Playoffs: Takeaways for the eliminated teams (Eastern Conference Edition)
NBA Playoffs: Takeaways for the eliminated teams (Eastern Conference Edition)

Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson led Detroit The first round of the 2015-16 NBA Playoffs is officially over. It is now time that we assess the seasons of the eight eliminated teams, and try to chalk out the potential moves that could be made by each of them in order to take the next step towards an NBA Championship. Today, we’ll go through the four teams of the Eastern ConferenceDetroit Pistons  (Swept by the Cavaliers)When

May 2 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Hawks clinch series against Celtics with 104-92 Game 6 win
2016 NBA Playoffs: Hawks clinch series against Celtics with 104-92 Game 6 win

The Hawks easily overcame the Celtics [4] Atlanta Hawks 104-92 [5] Boston Celtics [Atlanta clinch series 4-2]Heading into Game 6, the Atlanta Hawks were 0-5 in potential series-clinching games in Boston. They hadn’t won a game in Boston since 18 May 1988, in Game 5 of the Conference Semifinals. On Thursday, the Hawks had as many as six players in double figures to ensure a Game 6 win.Paul Millsap led the scoring with his

Apr 29 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Raptors and Hawks take 3-2 series lead with Game 5 victories
2016 NBA Playoffs: Raptors and Hawks take 3-2 series lead with Game 5 victories

Toronto Raptors; key back court players – Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Cory Joseph.[2] Toronto Raptors 102-99 [7] Indiana Pacers [Toronto leads series 3-2]Finally, at last, one of Toronto’s All-Star back-court duo showed up in the Playoffs. DeMar DeRozan scored a team-high 34 points as the Raptors rallied from 17 points down to win a pivotal Game 5. They held the Pacers to just nine points in the final period and scored 25 themselves

Apr 27 2016
NBA Playoffs: Thomas' 42 points helps Celtics pull one back;Spurs continue their march
NBA Playoffs: Thomas' 42 points helps Celtics pull one back;Spurs continue their march

 Isiah Thomas outclassed all on the night by a fair distance on night1.Cleveland Cavaliers 101-90 Detroit PistonsLed by Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers made it 3-0 in the NBA Playoffs against Detroit Pistons, defeating 101-90 on their home turf on Friday night. Irving contributed a significant 26 points on the night while James and Kevin Love netted 20 points each to lead the 2015 runners-up to a 3rd win. For

2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Hawks take 2-0 lead with dominating home wins
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Hawks take 2-0 lead with dominating home wins

Al Horford and Kyle Korver were the biggest contributors to the Hawks’ Game 2 win over the Celtics.[4] Atlanta Hawks 89-72 [5] Boston CelticsFifth seeded Boston Celtics lost a really close Game 1 (101-102) to the fourth seeded Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. However, there was reason for them to not remain confident heading into Game 2 of the series. They were set to miss Avery Bradley, their best defender and second most eff

Apr 20 2016
2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs predictions
2016 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs predictions

LeBron would be expected to take the Cavaliers to another NBA FinalsThe Warriors won 73 games and beat the record of the legendary Chicago Bulls. The Spurs finished with an amazing 39-1 home record. Kobe signed off and did it in the way only Kobe can by scoring 60 points in his final game. Quite a few highlights to sign off what has been a great season.If the regular season finale still has you mesmerised, brace yourself because NBA basketball is

Apr 16 2016
NBA Coach Of The Year: 2015-16
NBA Coach Of The Year: 2015-16

Erik Spoelstra of Miami HeatThrowing a fit, barking up the referee’s face, more looks at the shot clock than almost anybody else on the basketball court, the men and women that suit up and occupy the benches on the sidelines of the game, are the ones who see it all.The coaches in every NBA season manage to produce something wonderful, in terms of leadership and drive. This season has been no different and amongst the list of players on ever

Apr 16 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
NBA Friday round-up: Pistons book Playoff spot, Clippers win with bench over Jazz in OT
NBA Friday round-up: Pistons book Playoff spot, Clippers win with bench over Jazz in OT

Reggie JacksonDetroit Pistons 112-99 Washington WizardsA long wait finally comes to an end for the Pistons as they finally secured their spot in the Eastern Conference Playoff for the first time since 2009. With this win over the Washington Wizards, the Detroit Pistons booked their Playoff spot while officially eliminating the Wizards at the same time. Reggie Jackson was the star of the show as he led the crew with his 34 points and 9 assists.&nb

Apr 9 2016
How the Boston Celtics snapped Golden State Warriors' 54-game win streak at home
How the Boston Celtics snapped Golden State Warriors' 54-game win streak at home

Stephen Curry’s missed three was not the only reason the Warriors lost the game at home. On February 27th, Stephen Curry drained a 38 foot three pointer, giving the Golden State Warriors a hard fought 121-118 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, in what was regarded as one of the best regular season games ever. For the season so far, he has 369 made three pointers, smashing the previous NBA record of 286 (his own).This sea

Apr 4 2016
NBA Friday recap: Celtics snap Warriors 54 game home win streak, LeBron James powers Cavs to OT win
NBA Friday recap: Celtics snap Warriors 54 game home win streak, LeBron James powers Cavs to OT win

CaptionBoston Celtics 109-106 Golden State WarriorsNBA reigning Champions the Golden State Warriors finally dropped a game at home, their first since losing to the Chicago Bulls on January 27th, 2015. On friday the Warriors went down to the Boston Celtics, the only team this season to take the Warriors to a double overtime this season prior to this game. A key stat that was uncharacteristic of Golden State was their 22 turnovers, nine of which we

Apr 2 2016
Heavy Mid-Table Fight expected in 'EAST' Conference
Heavy Mid-Table Fight expected in 'EAST' Conference

 We are almost into that phase of the 2016-17 Regular season for NBA with most of the teams aware of their to-dos in order to make it to the playoffs. With the introduction of new qualification criteria, wherein any 8 teams in a particular conference, irrespective of their division, can make it to the Play-Offs. Only key criteria that needs to be met is the ‘Win %’ followed by a series of tie breaks.As the table stands, the eight

Mar 13 2016
NBA Friday recap: Warriors extend home win streak to 47, Rockets snap Celtics 14 game home win streak
NBA Friday recap: Warriors extend home win streak to 47, Rockets snap Celtics 14 game home win streak

Klay Thompson had a game high 37 points to lead the Warriors to another win at home.Two-thirds of the NBA was to take the floor on Friday night with a lot of Playoff positions at stake. Some teams had costly losses and some teams continued rising. We also have you covered on the impact of the game’s on the standings. Here’s a recap from all the action on Friday night:Portland Trailblazers vs Golden State WarriorsIf you shot 43% f

Mar 12 2016
NBA Wednesday Round-up: Warriors and Celtics stay hot at home, Durant scorches Clippers
NBA Wednesday Round-up: Warriors and Celtics stay hot at home, Durant scorches Clippers

The Golden State Warriors booked their ticket to the Playoffs on February 27th, the earliest in NBA historyIt’s about that time in the NBA season when teams with really good records start clinching Playoffs spots while at the other end of the spectrum, really bad teams start getting officially eliminated from post-season contention. Most of the league is through 63-64 games of the season and we’re just over a month’s away f

Mar 10 2016
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