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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
Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs: 5 Talking Points
Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs: 5 Talking Points

Steve Kerr was back at the helm of the Warriors for the second time this season. Coming into their game on Monday night, the Golden State Warriors (40-4) and San Antonio Spurs (38-6) had the highest winning percentage of any teams facing each other aft 40 games. They also were both on pace to set the record for net efficiency rating, while the Warriors were sporting one of the best offenses the game as ever seen and the Spurs were sporting one

Jan 28 2016
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
Stephen Curry leads Golden State Warriors to easy win over San Antonio Spurs
Stephen Curry leads Golden State Warriors to easy win over San Antonio Spurs

Stephen Curry in action against the Spurs.Superstar point-guard Stephen Curry scored 37 points to lead the Golden State Warriors and their high-powered offence to a 120-90 victory over their chief Western Conference rival, the San Antonio Spurs in a National Basketball Association (NBA) game on Tuesday.Curry tormented the NBA's top defence with his incredible shooting range and ability to drive to the paint, ending Monday night's game wit

Jan 26 2016
The Biggest Match-Up: Golder State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs
The Biggest Match-Up: Golder State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs

Tony Parker or Stephen Curry - Who will come out on top?The biggest NBA match-up of this season is yet to come. Starting the first of their four meetings, San Antonio Spurs will be marching into the Golden State Warrior’s lair at the Oracle in Oakland.The Monday night (Tuesday morning IST) game is certainly going to be exciting where the reigning champions will face the former champions and Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will be against his

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: Intense battle between Draymond Green and Kawhi Leonard to finish third in All-Stars
NBA: Intense battle between Draymond Green and Kawhi Leonard to finish third in All-Stars

The Warriors’ Draymond Green is aiming for his first All Star selectionIf the All-Star game happened today, Draymond Green would be starting for the Western All Stars. Green is third among Western Conference frontcourt players in the NBA All-Star voting, placing him on track to earn a starting spot for the game in Toronto next month. Green overtook the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard for the third

Jan 11 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
NBA Power Rankings
NBA Power Rankings

The NBA season has already many a thrill We are back with our weekly power rankings and while the top four stay the same (OKC and Miami flip-flopped), the movement up and down teams 2-10 in the Eastern Conference necessitates movement in our rankings here. It looks like this will be modus operendus in the East as none of the teams look good enough to create separation and thus, will be constantly moving up and down the standings. The West

Dec 25 2015
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

Dec 24 2015
NBA Power Rankings - Who stands where?
NBA Power Rankings - Who stands where?

Steph Curry and the Warriors are looking to start another winning streak. So now that the Golden State Warriors have lost a game, falling last Saturday to the Milwaukee Bucks, the real NBA regular season can begin. The Warriors are still holding down the top spot in the rankings, but the San Antonio Spurs have put the league on notice, with their continually improving offense, that they are right on the Warriors level.  In the Eastern

Dec 18 2015
NBA: Top 5 MVP candidates for the 2015-16 season
NBA: Top 5 MVP candidates for the 2015-16 season

The MVP Trophy EDITOR’™S NOTE: Ryan, you seem to have replaced the content for the Paul George slide with LJ’s. With the NBA now in December, it is a good time to take a run through the league and see who the best players are and what the MVP candidates look like at this stage. As it stands now, we have some perceived MVP candidates who are struggling (Anthony Davis and James Harden), opening the

Dec 17 2015
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships

Honorable mention – Mengke Bateer, the first Chinese player to win a championship (Spurs, 2003) The one common thing that every NBA champion will tell you in the post-win interview is “œThis was a team effort and everybody did their bit. We couldn’™t have done it without each other.” But what they’re really thinking is “œI wish that #@%& gets traded in the next 30 seconds because he

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
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
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