Round 1: #7 Oregon State vs. #10 VCU Location: Oklahoma City, OK (March 17, 1:30 PM ET) Season record: 24-10, 14-4 in Atlantic 10, 1st in Atlantic 10 Why they can upset VCU is a scary 10-seed. They are a team with NCAA Tournament experience and still made noise after the departure of Shaka Smart. … More UPSET WATCH: #10 VCU
1.) Philadelphia 76ers: SF Ben Simmons School: LSU, Height:6-10, Weight: 240 The Philadelphia 76ers are in need of a franchise player. Ben Simmons is the closest thing to that in the 2016 NBA Draft. He has great passing skills and has the strength to finish with contact. His shot is inconsistent, but still finds ways … More Early March 2016 NBA Mock Draft
One night in November I was watching the Toronto Raptors and Utah Jazz exchange blows in what proved to be an exhilarating 93-89 win for Utah, and although Toronto failed to notch a victory, they had won over a fan in me. Maybe it was thanks to this: I found my conversion to Raptors … More I Want To Believe In The Raptors, But…
This New York Knicks season has been another never ending roller coaster. Although Phil Jackson has certainly struck gold with Kristaps Porzingis, but his arrival along with the improved all-around play of Carmelo Anthony hasn’t been enough to turn the tide for the Knickerbockers in this Phil Jackson era. With KP and Melo holding down … More (Video) Why Tony Wroten is a Knick
In the beginning of the season, I predicted the Miami Heat to be a competitor in the Eastern Conference. I even said they have a decent shot at becoming Eastern Conference Champions. With Beno Udrih’s foot sidelining him for the rest of the season and Chris Bosh’s blood clot, there is a growing concern. Udrih was … More Should there be a concern in Miami?
It wasn’t as dramatic of a roster shake-up as last year for the Oklahoma City Thunder around the trade deadline, but they managed a trade for Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye in exchange for D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak, and two second-round draft picks. The implication of Foye, a 10-year veteran who’s been averaging just six points … More OKC can’t let Randy Foye go to waste
After making the 2015 NBA playoffs, led by MVP candidate Anthony Davis, the Pelicans looked at to make more noise in 2016. They brought in Alvin Gentry, the assistant who helped orchestrate the Warriors offense to a championship win the year before. This years Pelicans have well, disappointed. New Orleans is currently 20-32, 12th in the … More What is happening to the Pelicans?
In his first game as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tyronn Lue saw his team play horridly en route to a 96-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. The Cavs shot 37 percent from the field, 4-of-24 from three, and missed 13 of their 22 free throw attempts. Lue’s promotion happened just three … More Tyronn Lue wants Cavs playing faster, questions conditioning
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The Boston Celtics have been playing their worst basketball of the 2015-2016 NBA season since New Years Eve. Before this downfall, the Celtics won a season-high four straight games while rising up the Eastern Conference standings. They have since lost five of their last six games and place 9th in the East. The East is … More Wake up, Boston
DeAndre Jordan and his kidnapping and/or decision-changing may have been the most movie-like storyline of the NBA offseason, but potentially the most important story was LaMarcus Aldridge spurning the Trail Blazers and Lakers in favor of the less flashy, yet championship ready San Antonio Spurs for $84 million spread over 4 years. The move on … More The LaMarcus Aldridge Spurs Are Just Getting Started, And That’s What’s Scary
Let me start off by saying, it’s going to hurt me to do this, but it must be done. Last night as I was enjoying my nice plate of Farfalle con Salsiccia (pasta with Italian sausage) with my lovely girlfriend at a dim-lit Italian restaurant, I found myself rushing to get home so that I could … More The good, the bad, and the ugly with the Los Angeles Lakers
Through their first five games, they’re scoring just 89 PPG (29th in the NBA), giving up 104 PPG (23rd), have an Offensive Rating of 96.1 (29th), and a Defensive Rating of 111.7 (27th). Their best player is Joe Johnson, who at 34 years old is no where near the superstar he used to be despite … More Yup, The Nets Are Bad
The Knicks and Lakers are, in many ways, very similar franchises. Both play in the two largest markets the NBA offers, New York and Los Angeles, both have plenty of championship pedigree (16 for the Lakers, two for the Knicks, but for some reason the Knicks get mentioned in the same breath as the Lakers … More The Knicks, the Lakers, and why one team’s rebuilding process is working better