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NBA Christmas Day Preview

It’s Christmas Day and once again the NBA takes center stage with five marquee matchups. Along with festive sneakers worn by the players, the Christmas team uniforms differ each year. This year the NBA has gone with the sleeved jersey being rocked by Dwight Howard below. The actual games on the docket for today should provide for some good entertainment. Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets … Continue reading NBA Christmas Day Preview

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Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 5

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 5 days 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. 5. Chris Paul, PG, Los Angeles Clippers   2012-2013 Stats: 16.9pts, 3.7reb, 9.7ast, 2.4stl Career Achievements: NBA Rookie of the Year (2006) 6× NBA All-Star (2008–2013) NBA All-Star Game MVP … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 5

Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 19

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 19 days 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. 19. Blake Griffin, PF, Los Angeles Clippers 2012-2013 Stats: 18pts, 8.3reb, 3.7ast, 1.2stl Career Achievements: •NBA Rookie of the Year(2011) •3x NBA All-Star(2011-2013) •2x All-NBA Second Team(2012-2013) •NBA Slam Dunk … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 19

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

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

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

2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

Now that that the matchups are set, let’s take a look at the Western Conference Semifinals pairings. (1)San Antonio Spurs vs. (5)Los Angeles Clippers The San Antonio Spurs had no trouble dismantling the under-matched Utah Jazz 4-0 in round one. The Clippers should put up a little more resistance in round two. In round one the Spurs didn’t whatever they wanted offensively. It sounds weird … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference Second Round Predictions

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

2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Advance, Grizzlies Survive

Heat 106 Knicks 94 MIA wins 4-1 The Miami Heat are on to the second round after they defeated the New York Knicks 106-94 Wednesday night. LeBron James led the Heat with 29 points, 7 assists, and 8 rebounds. Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers added 19 points. Carmelo Anthony went out fighting scoring 35 points for the Knicks. They Heat will face the Indiana Pacers … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Advance, Grizzlies Survive

2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Control

Spurs 87 Jazz 81 SA Wins 4-0 The San Antonio Spurs completed their domination of the Utah Jazz with 87-81 game 4 victory to sweep the Jazz out of the playoffs. Manu Ginobili led a balanced Spurs attack with 17 points. Al Jefferson had 26 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort. The Spurs will now wait to play the winner of the Clippers/Grizzlies … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Control

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