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#NoMatterWhat - Moving on from Vinsanity - a look at Vince Carter's long, model professional career
#NoMatterWhat - Moving on from Vinsanity - a look at Vince Carter's long, model professional career

Carter's claim to fame was the Slam Dunk contest and then he became one of the most consistent players ever The term Slam dunk and the name Vince Carter will always be synonymous. Right from the first time he elevated to apply a high-percentage finish, everyone knew Carter had a gift for the amazing; some of his dunks were truly aweinspiring. Born in North Carolina in 1977, the swingman is still going strong at the age of 38, if

Dec 18 2015
NBA 2015-16: 8 In-form dynamic duos in the league so far
NBA 2015-16: 8 In-form dynamic duos in the league so far

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James Two or three All-Star level players leading and running the team has been no recent phenomena in the NBA. Back in the 1960’s Bill Russell and Bob Cousy led a dynasty for the Celtics winning six NBA Championships together. The most recent duo to dominate the league were the buddy combo of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade, who made four NBA Finals appearances in four years with the Miami Heat, winning two titles

Nov 24 2015
NBA: Analysis of the trade between the Heat and the Grizzlies starring Mario Chalmers
NBA: Analysis of the trade between the Heat and the Grizzlies starring Mario Chalmers

Mario Chalmers has spent all of his playing career so far in Miami. The trade Late on Tuesday, the Miami Heat announced that veteran guard Mario Chalmers along with forward James Ennis will be shipped to Memphis in exchange for the services of the Grizzlies’ back-up Beno Udrih and Jarnell Stokes. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski was among the first to report the trade after ESPN’s Marc Stein had p

Nov 12 2015
5 strong offensive teams that should play better defense
5 strong offensive teams that should play better defense

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

Nov 11 2015
NBA: Highlights from October 30th 2015 - Top 5 plays of the night
NBA: Highlights from October 30th 2015 - Top 5 plays of the night

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:    

"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
The Death Valley -  the ultra-competitive South West Division of the NBA
The Death Valley - the ultra-competitive South West Division of the NBA

The Death Valley 5 Death Valley in American sports is usually reserved for the home of the intimidating American football teams. They are hostile, gigantic, intimidating and it is difficult to survive - let alone win a game. It will demolish rosters, end careers and coaches get fired after a game at Death Valley. The South West division of the National Basketball Association comprises of San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Dallas

Oct 29 2015
Top 5 centers to look out for this NBA season
Top 5 centers to look out for this NBA season

  Center DeAndre Jordan attempting to block Dwight Howard’s dunk The position of the center is usually filled by the biggest man on the team, and he needs to be extremely strong too because things often get quite physical under the rim. While major responsibilities include winning the jump-ball along with blocking, rebounding and cleaning up offensive mistakes, today’s NBA centers have also started focusing on their outsid

Oct 25 2015
NBA 'bad boy' drives 150 kms to assault former teammate for romancing estranged wife
NBA 'bad boy' drives 150 kms to assault former teammate for romancing estranged wife

Sordid love triangle? (image courtesy FoxSports) When Deep Purple wrote “Love Conquers All”, we’re pretty sure this is not what they meant. In a shocking incident, Memphis Grizzlies’ small forward Matt Barnes drove 150 kilometers to confront and assault former teammate and current New York Knicks’ coach Derek Fisher after he found out that the latter was getting amorous with his estranged wife, Gloria Gova

Oct 8 2015
Revenge of the small market: How this NBA offseason had players chasing opportunity, not city
Revenge of the small market: How this NBA offseason had players chasing opportunity, not city

Arron Afflalo will be seen in a New York Knicks jersey this year. The Knicks had a woeful 17-65 record last season. Big Market promises It was all supposed to be about the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks. Two of the NBA’s most iconic and valuable franchises, situation in America’s most iconic and valuable cities, providing athletes with theoretical commercial reach and opportunity like none other. For years, it

Jul 21 2015
No Strings Attached: The top NBA free agents available this summer
No Strings Attached: The top NBA free agents available this summer

The season of basketball is over, but the season of business is just about to begin. July 1 will mark the beginning of free agency, when a number of contracts of top NBA players will expire and there will be a several restricted or unrestricted free agents on the market. For unrestricted free agents, there are no strings attached, and they can pursue their next move however they wish. Restricted free agents can sign offer sheets, but their own te

Jun 29 2015
Klay Thompson cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals after passing league's concussion protocol
Klay Thompson cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals after passing league's concussion protocol

Klay Thompson is fit and ready for the NBA Finals. Are you? The Golden State Warriors are all healthy, ready to go and grab the franchise’s first championship in 40 years, after news came in that their All-Star shooting Guard Klay Thompson was cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals after passing the concussion protocol, set by the NBA.  ESPN’s Marc Stein was among the first to report the news: Klay Thompson, I'

Jun 3 2015
Clevaland Cavaliers - Golden State Warriors NBA Finals schedule
Clevaland Cavaliers - Golden State Warriors NBA Finals schedule

Stephen Curry and LeBron James. Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals in Game 5 with a final score of 104-90 to help the franchise reach its first NBA Finals since they won the championship way back in 1975. Coming off a tough series with the Memphis Grizzlies, league MVP Stephen Curry led by example against Houston averaging 32.5 points, 5.5 assists on an effective field goal percentage of 57%

May 28 2015
Top Trumps: Who has the ultimate powers to win the NBA Conference Finals?
Top Trumps: Who has the ultimate powers to win the NBA Conference Finals?

Who will make it to the NBA finals this season? Do you remember playing with trump cards? It wasn’t always about who is stronger, it was about who is able to harness the right power (or attribute) at the right time against the right opponent. Think of NBA teams as trump cards, too. Each team has a different attribute (offense, defence, coaching, star player, team chemistry, bench, etc.) and through a seven-game playoff series, almost

May 18 2015
NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors beat Memphis Grizzlies to take the lead
NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors beat Memphis Grizzlies to take the lead

Stephen Curry once again played a decisive role in the Warriors taking the lead in the Western Conference semis  The Golden State Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 in Game 5 of the NBA Playoffs in Oakland to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. Stephen Curry was once again the star for the Warriors, scoring 18 points and also accounted for seven rebounds and five assists and also achieved a playoff high stea

May 14 2015
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