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NBA Monday recap: LeBron fires as Cavaliers win Game 1
NBA Monday recap: LeBron fires as Cavaliers win Game 1

Four-time MVP LeBron James led the Cavs’ attackCleveland Cavaliers 103-94 Atlanta HawksPlaying at home, the Cleveland Cavaliers took a close win over the Atlanta Hawks to win their first game of the playoffs. It was four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James who led the Cavs’ charge, scoring 25 points during the match with a further 9 assists and 7 rebounds to take his side to the win.Teammate Kyrie Irving backed up LeBron’

May 3 2016
Warriors' Head Coach Steve Kerr wins 2015-16 KIA NBA Coach of the Year Award
Warriors' Head Coach Steve Kerr wins 2015-16 KIA NBA Coach of the Year Award

Steve KerrGolden State Warriors’ Head Coach Steve Kerr, whose team won NBA record – 73 wins this season, was named the 2015-16 KIA NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced on Tuesday morning. Kerr becomes the third Warriors Head Coach in franchise history to be named Coach of the Year, after Don Nelson in 1991-92 and Alex Hannum in 1963-64.The NBA’s official twitter handle was the first to announce the news:Golden State @Wa

Apr 26 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Cavaliers advance to next round, Warriors blowout Rockets in Game 4
2016 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Cavaliers advance to next round, Warriors blowout Rockets in Game 4

 Game 4 of Warriors and Rockets was a chippy contest[1] Golden State Warriors 121-94 [8] Houston Rockets [Golden State leads series 3-1]If the regular season wasn’t enough, Game 4 of their first round match-up with the defending champions showed the poor form the Houston Rockets have been in. With Stephen Curry in the game till half-time, the Rockets still managed to keep the scores tied heading into the locker room.It was the third qu

Apr 25 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

Apr 23 2016
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

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard wins KIA NBA Defensive Player of the Year for second year running
Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard wins KIA NBA Defensive Player of the Year for second year running

Kawhi Leonard receiving his second straight DPOY award from KIA Vice President Percy Vaughn.Early Monday morning, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was named the KIA NBA 2015-16 Defensive Player of the Year (DPOY). He became the first non-center to win the award in back to back years since Dennis Rodman in did it in 1990 and 1991.Leonard is also the first perimeter player since Sidney Moncrief (1982-84) to win the DPOY award

Apr 18 2016
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers' Big 3 deliver in win over Pistons, Spurs defeat Grizzlies by 32 points
2016 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers' Big 3 deliver in win over Pistons, Spurs defeat Grizzlies by 32 points

Cleveland’s Big 3 were the only players to score in double figures on Sunday afternoon.[1] Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 [8] Detroit Pistons [Cleveland lead series 1-0]Heading into his 11th post-season, LeBron James was preparing for a round in the Playoffs which has never made him sweat a lot. In all of his 10 Playoff seasons so far, James has never lost in the first round and since the 2014 Playoffs, he’s never lost a game i

Apr 18 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
2016 NBA Western Conference Playoffs predictions
2016 NBA Western Conference Playoffs predictions

Golden State Warriors are heavy favourites to win the NBA Championship For the better part of the last decade, the Western Conference has been the hands down favourite when compared to the East. Last year’s final regular season standings led to numerous nationwide discussions about scrapping the Conferences for the post-season and just entering the Playoffs with the top 16 teams.The league office allowed all that noise to play out

Apr 16 2016
Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams
Predicting this season's All-NBA first and second teams

Stephen Curry led the Warriors to a historic 73 win season.The 2015-16 regular season has come to a close and this season has been special for a lot of varied reasons. If the cover story of the season has the rise of a transcendent superstar in Curry, the summary needs to include the Warriors hypnagogic run and Kobe's swansong.So, yes if the season was a roller-coaster the end was one that ensured we have the climax the journey deserved. The

Apr 15 2016
NBA 2015-16: Top 5 regular season MVP candidates
NBA 2015-16: Top 5 regular season MVP candidates

The last couple of days of the regular season are exciting, to say the least. On Wednesday, the final day of the regular season, the Golden State Warriors will face the Memphis Grizzlies at home and attempt to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls record of 72 wins. Not far from Oakland, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant laced up his boots one final time against the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center.Getting back to the title of the piece, thi

Apr 14 2016
NBA Tuesday roundup: Spurs equal Celtics record; Raptors extend winning run
NBA Tuesday roundup: Spurs equal Celtics record; Raptors extend winning run

The Spurs made it 40-1 on Tuesday nightEastern ConferenceIndiana Pacers 102-90 New York KnicksLed by Paul George's 19 points on the night, the Indiana Pacers inflicted a 12-point defeat on the New York Knicks, beating them 102-90 on home turf on Tuesday night and in the process also negating the 21 points netted by Derrick Williams from the opposition.Miami Heat 99- 93 Detroit Pistons Joe Johnson netted 25 points and Dwayne Wade contribu

Apr 13 2016
NBA Dream Team of the Week (April 4th-10th)
NBA Dream Team of the Week (April 4th-10th)

It’s the week before last in the regular season and we roll in our fifth edition of the NBA Team of the Week. Much of the team remains same, however the back-court see’s new faces. Read on, to find out who made the cut for last week’s NBA Dream Team of the Week:Center: Karl-Anthony TownsKarl-Anthony TownsWeek averages: 21.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3 blocks and 50% FG%For the first time this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves won

Apr 11 2016
NBA Sunday recap: Warriors tie 1995-96 Bulls record with win No. 72, Pacers clinch Playoff spot
NBA Sunday recap: Warriors tie 1995-96 Bulls record with win No. 72, Pacers clinch Playoff spot

Stephen Curry had a huge game against the Spurs on their home floorGolden State Warriors 92-86 San Antonio SpursIt was a game between two Western Conference heavyweights with a lot at stake. Records would remain or would be broken depending on which team would win on Sunday at San Antonio.Ultimately the Golden State Warriors triumphed, registering win No. 72 and tying the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls record for most wins in a regular season. The best pa

Apr 11 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
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