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NBA Power Rankings 2016
NBA Power Rankings 2016

Dwight Howard and the Rockets fell out of the Power Rankings this week. Another week is in the books, and the top five remains basically the same, with only one minor shift. The Warriors keep chugging along, currently on pace to win 75 games in the season which would break the single-season record of 72 wins by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. Around the rest of the league, the Memphis Grizzlies are starting round into form, making their first appe

Feb 6 2016
NBA: Top 5 Star players having the most disastrous season of their career
NBA: Top 5 Star players having the most disastrous season of their career

Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers It is imperative that we talk about players who have great seasons or like the NBA calls it Most improved players. But here we list NBA players who are having a disastrous season either because of the system they are in or due to lack of motivation. These players were either signed as a Free agent, acquired in trades or in-house products who failed to deliver.  It is normal for players to have a slump and th

Feb 6 2016
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
NBA: Power Rankings 17-26 January 2016
NBA: Power Rankings 17-26 January 2016

Kemba Walker (left) and DeMarcus Cousins were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for last week. Well we finally had the tilt NBA fans have all been waiting for on Monday night when the San Antonio Spurs travelled to Oakland to face the Golden State Warriors, and what we got was a no contest beatdown by the defending champs. Silly me for putting the Spurs number one in the power rankings last week, as the Warriors quickly

Jan 28 2016
Joakim Noah - Once the identity of the team, now might be looking for a new home
Joakim Noah - Once the identity of the team, now might be looking for a new home

Joakim Noah, Chicago BullsWhen Fred Hoiberg took over the Chicago Bulls from the previous coach Tom Thibodeau, the Bulls became a different team. The philosophy changed, the style of play was different although the personnel remained the same. But that was the start of the end for Joakim Noah in Chicago.The former defensive player of the year thrived in the defensive schemes and style of the play incorporated by Coach Thibodeau. When Co

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 trade rumors: Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks?
NBA trade rumors: Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks?

The Bulls’ Rose Derrick Rose’s career with the Chicago Bulls has been full of ups and downs. Back in 2011, Rose was named the NBA’s most valuable player, and just five short years later, mostly due to injury, he has become a shell of his former self.Some are suggesting that keeping Derrick Rose won’t be beneficial to the Chicago Bulls’ long-term future, and it appears that the Chicago Bulls front office may feel

Jan 13 2016
Top 5 returns by NBA players after gruesome injuries
Top 5 returns by NBA players after gruesome injuries

Kyrie Irving played his first game after shattering his knee cap in last season’s Finals Everyone who follows basketball knows that it’s a very intense and demanding sport. The bursts of speed, the lock-ups in the paint and the sheer physicality of playing at a high velocity for even a few minutes are extremely taxing on the body. Add to that the fact that most NBA players are much larger than the average person, and you have a

Dec 21 2015
A first look at the potential Eastern Conference All Star starters
A first look at the potential Eastern Conference All Star starters

Toronto’s own Drake will be courtside for the first All Star game in his hometown  With voting opening up last week for the All Star game, it is time to take an early look at who might be the 12 who represent the Eastern Conference in the game in February. The team will consist of two backcourt and three frontcourt starters. Position distinctions were dropped a couple of years ago, as well as seven reserves that can com

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
NBA: Top 10 teams after the first quarter of the season
NBA: Top 10 teams after the first quarter of the season

There’s isn’t much numerical separation in the east, but the Cavs and the Pacers are a cut above the rest  With a quarter of the NBA season past us, it’s time to take a look at the top 10 teams in the league. Because the NBA uses seven game series’ to determine the winners of each playoff round, there are only a few teams who truly have a chance to win the NBA title.  Considering that, there isn’t muc

Dec 9 2015
LeBron James the new Michael Jordan for Nike? Lifetime deal makes it seem so
LeBron James the new Michael Jordan for Nike? Lifetime deal makes it seem so

The LeBron 11 Terracotta Warrior  Stephen Curry might be number one in terms of merchandising across the US, but athletic apparel giant Nike have stood by their guns, or one big gun rather, by signing a lifetime deal with LeBron James.  The deal, which is believed to be the first exclusive lifetime endorsement, is rumoured to be the largest single athlete deal in history. LeBron signed with Nike for a 7-year, $90 million deal just

Dec 8 2015
The NBA Jersey Guide for the Average Indian Consumer
The NBA Jersey Guide for the Average Indian Consumer

The kind of NBA showroom that we one day wish to have in India NBA Jerseys have only recently established themselves in the Indian Adidas stores. Before that, we occasionally saw a couple here and there in a random Reebok showroom or hoped a relative/friend would get one for us on their way back from the United States. While there are plenty of brands that make basketball jerseys, Adidas is the official jersey provider for the NBA. They reac

Nov 28 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
NBA highlights of the night - 19th November 2015
NBA highlights of the night - 19th November 2015

The Rockets, new head coach and all, were led by Harden’s 45 points to their first win in 5 games The 2015-16 NBA season is in full flow and with all it’s top superstars having picked up steam, electrifying moments that leave the ever-loyal fans screaming for more have not gone begging.   Circus shots, rainbow shots, ankle-breakers and filthy dunks are part of the reason this incredible league has such a large and pass

Nov 19 2015
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