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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
Houston Rockets re-acquire Josh Smith via trade with the Los Angeles Clippers
Houston Rockets re-acquire Josh Smith via trade with the Los Angeles Clippers

Josh Smith came off the bench for the Rockets against BucksIn the 2015 NBA Playoffs, Josh Smith was a huge reason the Houston Rockets went as deep as they did, whether it was his play as passing power forward in the series with the Dallas Mavericks (lobbying multiple alley-oops to childhood friend Dwight Howard in Game 2) or his long range shooting which fueled an improbable Game 6 comeback against the Los Angeles Clippers in round 2.  Despi

Jan 23 2016
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
NBA: Power Rankings
NBA: Power Rankings

The Spurs just might be the best team in the league. With the calendar now flipped to January, we have two months of data to look at now that can help us suss out the top 10 teams in the leage. It currently seems the league’s top 10 is breaking down into three tiers, with three, maybe four title contenders, a few teams that a ways below the title contenders and then a bunch of good Eastern Conference that don’t hav

Jan 5 2016
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

What is the NBA Player Efficiency Rating and who are the top 5 on its list?
What is the NBA Player Efficiency Rating and who are the top 5 on its list?

Imagine if these two were on the same team Those who romanticize the game of basketball almost always have a certain way of understanding the utility of a player, whether he is a point guard, shooting guard or a centre. Like most ball games, basketball too isn’t just about the points scored but every piece that has to fall in the right place for the symphony to bring the roof down. Great teams like the Bulls of the 90s

Dec 2 2015
NBA highlights of the night: 20th October 2015
NBA highlights of the night: 20th October 2015

The Warriors kept their unbeaten streak intact with an inspired 4th quarter performance Another day, another collection of plays that sent hearts racing. The 20th of November saw just three games taking place, but the day made up in quality what it lacked in quantity. The top two stars in the league, LeBron James and Stephen Curry, brought their best versions to the hardwood, as they always do, with the latter creating some special

Nov 20 2015
Houston Rockets' 4-7 start leads to Head Coach Kevin McHale's firing
Houston Rockets' 4-7 start leads to Head Coach Kevin McHale's firing

Kevin McHale tallied a record of 193-110 in four seasons as the Houston Rockets’ Head Coach Houston Rockets’ 4-7 slow start to the season has found its first victim in Head Coach Kevin McHale. In his absence, assistant Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff will serve as the interim Head Coach while assistant Chris Finch will be the new Associate Head Coach. NBA insider for Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski broke the surprising news via his

Nov 18 2015
Top 5 triple-double machines currently in the NBA
Top 5 triple-double machines currently in the NBA

Oscar Robertson - The King of triple doubles It’s a shame if any talk of triple doubles goes down without the mention of Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple double if stats from his first five seasons in the league were strung together. With averages of 30.3 points, 10.4 rebounds and 10.6 assists he accumulated a career 181 triple doubles, a tally that no player h

Nov 18 2015
Hedo Turkoglu calls curtains on his NBA career
Hedo Turkoglu calls curtains on his NBA career

Hedo Turkoglu. Former Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu called it quits on Friday, laying rest to a 15 year career playing for teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers. Having tasted the most success with the Magic, the Orlando franchise has announced it will honor and recognize the Turkish national during a special ceremony to be held on December

Nov 14 2015
Top 5 offensive systems of the 2015-16 NBA season so far
Top 5 offensive systems of the 2015-16 NBA season so far

LeBron James dunks one There’s a very popular saying in the game of basketball “Offense wins games but Defense wins championships”. So without doubt performing well at the defensive end of the floor should be a crucial part of any title contender’s playing style. There would be very few championship teams in the 70 year history of the league that ranked higher on the offensive end than on the defensive end.  Non

Nov 13 2015
5 NBA legends who might retire at the end of the 2015-16 season
5 NBA legends who might retire at the end of the 2015-16 season

End of an era? “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”. Dr. Seuss summed it up perfectly. My, how the times have changed. It seemed like the men who have defined greatness in this era of the NBA would never see the sun set on their careers. But now, it seems like it’s a matter

Nov 9 2015
Interview with 2-time NBA Slam Dunk champion Jason Richardson:
Interview with 2-time NBA Slam Dunk champion Jason Richardson: "India can definitely have more players in the NBA"

J-Rich Jason Richardson is perhaps one of the most underrated stars to play in the NBA. Originating from Michigan, he was one of the best school and college basketball players in the country before his entry to the NBA.  Richardson was picked as the 5th overall pick in the 2001 Draft by the Golden State Warriors and would don the mantle of captain for the next seven years. His athleticism, work ethic and dedication would immeasura

Oct 31 2015
Top 3 championship contenders in the Western Conference
Top 3 championship contenders in the Western Conference

Reigning Champions Golden State Warriors The season starts tomorrow but we all already have our predictions towards who could defeat the Warriors this time to win the championship. The Warriors played extremely well last season getting the best win:loss ratio but we cannot let go of the fact that they didn’t have to face the Spurs or the Clippers in the playoffs. Not saying that the Warriors couldn’t have defeated either of those

Oct 27 2015
The 10 coolest nicknames amongst current NBA players (Video)
The 10 coolest nicknames amongst current NBA players (Video)

Return of the Black Mamba Nicknames, especially those bestowed, grant an athlete a certain degree of status. It edifies either something about the individual’s skills, their playing style or their persona. A moniker is an indication of recognition and goes a long way in endearing both the player and his team to the fans. Amongst professional sports leagues the world over, the NBA arguably has the best repertoire of sobriquets, barrin

Oct 26 2015
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