With the 2017-2018 NBA season past the midpoint and All-Star weekend approaching, it is time to take a look at my annual Midseason Awards. Rookie of the Year 5. Lauri Markkanen- Chicago Bulls(15.4 ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.3apg) 4. Kyle Kuzma- Los Angeles Lakers(16.5ppg, 6.2rpg, 2.0apg) 3. Donovan Mitchell- Utah Jazz(19.2ppg, 3.3rpg, 3.4apg) 2. Jayson Tatum- Boston Celtics(13.8ppg, 5.4rpg, 1.3apg) 1. Ben Simmons- Philadelphia 76ers(16.6ppg, 8.0rpg, 7.2apg) … Continue reading 2017-2018 NBA Midseason Awards: Rookie of the Year
The 2013 NBA offseason was one of the most exciting in recent memory. The 2013-2014 season is shaping up to be a great one. Last season the Oklahoma City Thunder(60-22) finished with the best regular season record in the Western Conference, but it was the San Antonio Spurs that came seconds away from winning the NBA Championship. The west is stacked once again in 2013-2014. … Continue reading 2013-2014 NBA Preview: Western Conference 9-15
After a disappointing 14-14 start to the season, the Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Avery Johnson today. In recent days, star point guard Deron Williams had questioned the team’s offense and direction. The last time Williams had these concerns, legendary coach Jerry Sloan was basically forced to step down as head coach of the Utah Jazz. One must now question if Williams was the cause … Continue reading Is Deron Williams the Problem?
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
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
(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
The 2012 NBA Playoffs are here! After an exciting lockout shortened season, we have an intriguing set of first round series. Let’s take a look at our Western Conference first round predictions. Western Conference (1)San Antonio Spurs vs (8)Utah Jazz San Antonio had the top seed last year and was upset in the first round. There won’t be a let down this year as a … Continue reading 2012 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Predictions