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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 2

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 2 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. 2. Kevin Durant, SF, Oklahoma City Thunder 2012-2013 Stats: 28.1pts, 7.9reb, 4.6ast, 1.4stl, 1.3blk Career Achievements: NBA Rookie of the Year (2008) 3× NBA scoring champion (2010–2012) 4× All-NBA First … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 2

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Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 8

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 8 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. 8. Russell Westbrook, PG, Oklahoma City Thunder 2012-2013 Stats: 23.2pts, 5.2ast, 7.4ast, 1.8stl Career Achievements: •3x NBA All-Star(2011-2013) •3x All-NBA Third Team(2011-2013) •NBA All-Rookie First Team(2009) •Olympic Gold Medal(2012) Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 8

Thunder Send Harden to Rockets

In a stunning turn of events, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year James Harden to the Houston Rockets late Saturday night. Going to Houston with Harden is Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook and Lazar Hayward. Going back to the Thunder in the deal is Kevin Martin, rookie Jeremy Lamb, two future first-round draft picks, and a second-round draft pick. Does … Continue reading Thunder Send Harden to Rockets

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: Durant and Thunder Heading to First NBA Finals

Thunder 107 Spurs 99 OKC Wins 4-2 The Oklahoma City Thunder are heading to their first NBA Finals after they rallied to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 in game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. The Thunder, who trailed by as many as 18 points went on a furious rally in the third quarter and took control in the fourth. Kevin Durant led the … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Durant and Thunder Heading to First NBA Finals

2012 NBA Playoffs: Thunder Take Game 5 in SA

Thunder 108 Spurs 103 OKC 3-2 The Oklahoma City Thunder are one win away from the NBA Finals after they stunned the Spurs in San Antonio to win game five 108-103. The Thunder who were up most of the game, held on late to win their third straight game and push the Spurs to the brink of elimination. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 27 … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Thunder Take Game 5 in SA