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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 1

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season moments away it is time for the finale KAT top players countdown. It comes with no surprise who owns the top spot. 1. LeBron James, SF, Miami Heat 2012-2013 Stats: 26.8pts, 8reb, 7.3ast, 1.7stl Career Achievements: 2× NBA champion (2012–2013) 2× NBA Finals MVP (2012–2013) 4× NBA Most Valuable Player (2009–2010, 2012–2013) 9× NBA All-Star (2005–2013) 2× … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 1

Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 11

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 11 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. 11. Dwyane Wade, SG, Miami Heat 2012-2013 Stats: 21.2pts, 5reb, 5.1ast, 1.9stl Career Achievements: •3x NBA Champion(2006, 2012-2013) •NBA Finals MVP(2006) •9x NBA All-Star(2005-2013) •NBA All-Star Game MVP(2010) •NBA Scoring … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 11

Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 25

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 25 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. 25. Chris Bosh, PF, Miami Heat 2012-2013 Stats: 16.6pts, 6.8reb, 1.7ast, 1.4blk Career Achievements: •2x NBA Champion •8x NBA All-Star(2006-2013) •All-NBA Second Team(2007) •NBA All-Rookie Team(2004) •Olympic Gold Medal(2008) Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 25

2012 NBA Finals: Crowning Witnessed

Heat 121 Thunder 106 Heat win 4-1 The Miami Heat have been crowned the 2012 NBA Champions as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 in game 5 of the NBA Finals. It is the second championship in franchise history. The title is the first in the career of Finals MVP LeBron James. James sealed the deal on his first title with a triple-double in … Continue reading 2012 NBA Finals: Crowning Witnessed

2012 NBA Finals: Heat Closing In On Franchise’s Second Title

Heat 104 Thunder 98 MIA 3-1 LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from a coronation as they held off the Thunder late again to win game four 104-98. LeBron James continued his stellar play leading the Heat with 26 points, 9 rebounds, and 12 assists. Mario Chalmers, one of the most underrated players in the league turned in a huge 25 … Continue reading 2012 NBA Finals: Heat Closing In On Franchise’s Second Title

2012 NBA Finals: Heat Take Series Advantage, Win Game 3

Heat 91 Thunder 85 MIA 2-1 The Miami Heat are up 2-1 in the NBA Finals. Sound familiar? Yes, that’s right the same position they were in during last season’s NBA Finals. The Heat pounded out a 91-85 game 3 victory Sunday night to take a 2-1 Finals lead. Down nine points in the third the Heat went on a furious run to lead by … Continue reading 2012 NBA Finals: Heat Take Series Advantage, Win Game 3

2012 NBA Finals: Heat Hold of Thunder Late to Win Game 2

Heat 100 Thunder 96 Tied 1-1 The Miami Heat survived a furious Thunder rally late to win game 2 of the NBA Finals 100-96 and even the series at a game apiece. LeBron James banked in jumper with just over a minute left, and nailed all his free throws late. James finished with 32 points and 8 assists. Dwyane Wade pitched in with 24 points. … Continue reading 2012 NBA Finals: Heat Hold of Thunder Late to Win Game 2

2012 NBA Finals: Thunder Rally to Take Game 1

Thunder 105 Heat 94 OKC 1-0 The Oklahoma City Thunder struck first in the 2012 NBA Finals as they battled back from an early 13-point deficit to defeat the Miami Heat 105-94 in game 1 of the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant was unstoppable in the fourth quarter once again scoring 17 of his 36 points in the final quarter. Durant also finished with 8 rebounds … Continue reading 2012 NBA Finals: Thunder Rally to Take Game 1

2012 NBA Playoffs: NBA Finals Prediction

We are finally here, the 2012 NBA Finals! The two teams that many predicted would be here before the start of the season have made it through. This season’s Finals is David Stern’s fantasy, the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Miami Heat. Who will be crowned the 2011-2012 NBA Champions? Here is my prediction. Down 0-2 and seemingly out of it, the Oklahoma City ran … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: NBA Finals Prediction

2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Heading Back to NBA Finals

The Miami Heat are heading back to the NBA Finals as they ended the Celtics’ big three era in game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals 101-88. After trailing by 11 in the first half, the Heat seized control in the second half and never looked back. LeBron James led the way with 31 points and 12 rebounds. Dwyane Wade added 23 points and Chris … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Heat Heading Back to NBA Finals

2012 NBA Playoffs: Back to the Beach for Game 7

Heat 98 Celtics 79 Series tied 3-3 The Eastern Conference Finals are heading back to South Beach as LeBron James used a virtuoso performance to lead his Heat to a huge 98-79 victory in game six. In perhaps his best and most important playoff performance LeBron James with a theatric scowl on his face poured in 45 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 assists. The Celtics … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Back to the Beach for Game 7