Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 17

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 17days away it is time for the annual KAT top players countdown. I’m sure there will be a lot of dissenting views but here goes. 17. Paul George, SF, Indiana Pacers 2012-2013 Stats: 17.4pts, 7.6reb, 4.1ast, 1.8stl Career Achievements: •NBA All-Star(2013) •NBA Most Improved Player(2013) •All-NBA Third Team(2013) •All-NBA Defensive Second Team(2013) •NBA All-Rookie Second Team(2011) Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 17

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Too Much Heat, Miami Advances to East Finals

Heat 105 Pacers 93 MIA wins 4-2 The Miami Heat are heading back to the Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Indiana Pacers in game 6 to win the series 4-2. After trailing 2-1 in the series the Heat won three straight behind their superstars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. Wade was the offensive hero in game 6 as he poured in 41 points, including … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Too Much Heat, Miami Advances to East Finals

2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Knot Series, Spurs Complete Sweep

Heat 101 Pacers 93 Tied 2-2 The Miami Heat rode the backs of their two superstars to a crucial game 4 victory. LeBron James out together his best game of these playoffs with 40 points, 18 rebounds, and 9 assists. Dwyane Wade finally alive, scoring 30 points to go along with 9 rebounds and 6 assists. The biggest shots were made by Udonis Haslem, who … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Knot Series, Spurs Complete Sweep

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Pacers Seize Control, Spurs Dominate

Pacers 94 Heat 75 IND 2-1 Don’t look now, but the Indiana Pacers took a 2-1 series lead with a 94-75 beat down for the Miami Heat in game 3. After going into the halftime break tied, the Pacers came out and put the wood the the Heat in the third. The game was never in doubt in the second half. Roy Hibbert had his … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Pacers Seize Control, Spurs Dominate

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Stumble, Spurs Roll

Pacers 78 Heat 75 Tied 1-1 The Indiana Pacers battles their way to a 78-75 game 2 victory and are now heading back to the Field House with home-court advantage. Even with some misses, the Pacers won the free throw contest down the stretch and hung on to win. The recently crowned MVP came up small once again late, missing three free throws down the … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Stumble, Spurs Roll

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Clippers Move On, Heat Pull Away

Clippers 82 Grizzlies 72 LAC win 4-3 A day after the Los Angeles Lakers were victorious over the Denver Nuggets in game 7, the Los Angeles Clippers matched their city mates with a game 7 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies 82-72. In a low scoring, defensive battle the Clippers pulled away from the Clippers in the fourth quarter behind Chris Paul’s 19 points, 9 rebounds, … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Clippers Move On, Heat Pull Away

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

With the first round complete, it is time to take a look at the Eastern Conference Second Round matchups. (2)Miami Heat vs (3)Indiana Pacers After dropping game one, the Indiana Pacers won four straight to easily dispose of the Orlando Magic in the first round. The road will be difficult in round 2. Offensively, the key for the Pacers will be ball movement. Indy features … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Second Round Predictions

2012 NBA Playoffs: Staying Alive

Pacers 105 Magic 87 IND wins 4-1 The Indiana Pacers became the first team in the Eastern Conference to advance to the second round as they made easy work of the Orlando Magic in game 5. Danny Granger led the Pacers with 25 points, while Darren Collison pitched in with 19 points. Jameer Nelson led the Magic with 27 points. The Pacers will meet the … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Staying Alive

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Defending Champs Bounced

Pacers 101 Magic 99 OT IND 3-1 After blowing a 19-point fourth quarter lead the Indiana Pacers held for a 101-99 overtime over the Orlando Magic. The Pacers now own a commanding 3-1 series lead as they head back to Indianapolis for game 5. David West led Indiana with 26 points while Danny Granger scored 21. Clippers 87 Grizzlies 86 LAC 2-1 Much like game … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Defending Champs Bounced

2012 NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies Roar Back

  (1)Spurs 114(8)Jazz 83 SA 2-0 The San Antonio Spurs continue to look impressive as they once again blew out the Utah Jazz 114-83 to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. Tony Parker led the balanced Spurs attack with 18 points, and 9 assists. Rookie Kawhi Leonard added 17 points. Al Jefferson and Josh Howard led Utah with 10 points a piece. The Series will … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies Roar Back

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2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Predictions

The 2012 NBA Playoffs are here! After an exciting lockout shortened season, we have an intriguing set of first round matches. Let’s kick things off with out Eastern Conference first round predictions. Eastern Conference (1)Chicago Bulls vs (8)Philadelphia 76ers Even with Derrick Rose missing significant time in the regular season, Chicago’s defense will stifle Philly and win this series easy 4-1. (2)Miami Heat vs (7)New … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Predictions