Dell Curry and Steph Curry Like father Like son has proven to work in NBA and history repeats itself every now and then. When Klay Thompson won the NBA championship , Mychal and Klay became just the fourth father-son duo to win NBA championships as players. There have been amazing dad-son duos in the history of NBA. In 1984, Larry Nance won the first official slam dunk championship over Julius Erving and his son Larry Nance Jr. was the
Kobe Bryant may well be playing his final season with the Los Angeles Lakers I will never forget my first contact with basketball. It was 2007, and I had just received a demo copy of NBA LIVE 2003 from a friend of mine. Knowing nothing about the sport, I decided to give the video game a try because I was bored with all the other games I had. It was love at first sight. I learned the sport via the video game, familiarizing myself
President for 8 years, baller for life Basketball and President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, share a long and beloved history. Not too many of us are aware that Obama has been a true-hearted basketball fan since he was a teenager, even playing for his school and college teams. He even parlayed his love for the game into a successful aspect of his campaign strategy when running for President. With just about a ye
This season might be the Mamba’s last Basketball is an exponentially popular sport with a massive global following. It’s foremost professional league, the NBA, has basked in that popularity for a long time and will continue to do so. The league has been bringing together the best basketball players from across the globe for over six decades and given its longevity, it isn’t surprising that the stars leave colossal legacies.
The Lakers past, present and future all sitting alongside each other on the bench. The new NBA season is three weeks old but there seems to be nothing new about the Los Angeles Lakers so far. Through eleven games, the team has finished victorious only twice- one win came against a floundering Brooklyn Nets while the other was a hard fought gritty performance against the Detroit Pistons. If we consider Pau Gasol leaving to sign with the Chi
Kobe Bryant: Stuck on the below avergae Lakers team LeBron James made “the decision” to leave Cleveland for South Beach in 2010 because he no longer believed he could win it all with the Cavs’ sub-par cast. The King bolted to South Beach, where a Big Three was assembled with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. LeBron brought the Heat two championships, along with four NBA Finals appearances before returning home last summer. T
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
The Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry shoots to his offense against the LA Lakers “Offense is the best defense” isn’t just a saying – it’s absolutely true. Winning a basketball game starts from playing good defense. The championship teams are almost well balanced in the defensive end of the floor too. In basketball defense is a team thing, everybody should be able to defend and play together in team defe
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
The 2015 NBA Season has started! The architecture of some teams is almost unrecognizable, while others remained quiet. This year has got basketball fans on the tip of their seats and May just can't come quickly enough. Anyway, let's get to it. Here are my 10 boldest predictions.
Are they the greatest? Being the high intensity team sport that it is, basketball requires each man on the hardwood to pull his own weight. But as with every team, each outfit has its mainstays. Be it a single player, a duo or a trio, these are the ones who the others look to for direction, drive the team with their consistent brilliance and make the clutch plays to turn games around when all looks lost. The NBA has had many a fabled
When Magic Johnson signed a 25-year deal worth $25 million in 1981, it was the richest contract ever signed at the time. Since then, the NBA has grown and the contracts have bulked up due to the globalization and popularity of basketball. An NBA contract is lucrative and an athlete’s dream because it promises guaranteed money. Unlike most of the other professional sports, a basketball player earns the money pledged to h
LeBron’s Nikes were the king of shoe sales in the US for 2014-15 “Gotta be da shoes” – if you donÂt 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
Blake had a good outing against the Mavericks Day two of the NBA 2015-16 season was a compact treat with three action-packed games – the Grizzlies against the Pacers, the Hawks against the Knicks and the Mavericks against the Clippers. Here, we take a look at the top 5 plays amongst all three games:
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