NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers III

Tale of the Tape Golden State Warriors The Warriors enter the finals undefeated, after sweeping their way through the West. They beat the Blazers, Jazz, and Spurs all in four games. The Warriors own the best net rating in the playoffs, a historically dominant +16.8 net rating per 100 possessions. They own the best defense in the playoffs, and are the only team allowing below … Continue reading NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers III

2016-2017 NBA Award Picks

The NBA regular season is now officially over so now it’s time to hand out the yearly awards. This season has been full of historic individual performances and multiple players having breakout seasons. The great individual performances this season has made picking awards more difficult than usual, especially the MVP. This years MVP race has been one of the closest and most compelling in recent … Continue reading 2016-2017 NBA Award Picks

Thoughts on the DeMarcus Cousins trade

Late Sunday night, after the All-Star game, it was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski that the Sacramento Kings agreed to a deal to trade star center DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, a 2017 first round pick that is top 3 protected and a future second round pick. Sacramento has agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins … Continue reading Thoughts on the DeMarcus Cousins trade

2016-2017 NCAA Basketball All-American Team Predictions

At long last, the college basketball season is finally upon us, with the season tipping off today. So, before the season gets under way, I decided to make my picks for who will be the top players in college basketball this season and be named All-Americans come seasons end. Last years first team was made up of Tyler Ulis, Buddy Hield, Malcolm Brogdon, Denzel Valentine … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Basketball All-American Team Predictions

Western Conference: Lottery Bound Teams

15. Los Angeles Lakers Additions:  Luke Walton (coach), Loul Deng, Timofey Mozgov, Brandon Ingram, Ivica Zubac, Jose Calderon Departures: Roy Hibbert, Metta World Peace, Kobe Bryant, Robert Sacre, Ryan Kelly, Brandon Bass The Lakers did a lot right in this offseason.  They made the right call at head coach, bringing in one of, if not the most promising young assistant in the league.  Luke Walton was an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, and stepped … Continue reading Western Conference: Lottery Bound Teams

NBA Finals Game 2 Recap and Reaction: Warriors blow out Cavs to take 2-0 series lead

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in last nights Game 2 of the NBA Finals by a score of 110-77. Leading the way again for the Warriors was Draymond Green, who put up a game-high 28 points on 11-of-20 shooting, including 5-of-8 from three, to go along with 7 rebounds and 5 assists. The Splash Brothers had a better outing than they did … Continue reading NBA Finals Game 2 Recap and Reaction: Warriors blow out Cavs to take 2-0 series lead

NBA Finals Game 1 Recap and Reaction

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals by a score of 104-89.  Leading the way for the Warriors was Draymond Green, who put up 16 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals and a block and Shaun Livingston, who totaled 20 points (8-10 shooting and 4-4 from the line), 4 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal in … Continue reading NBA Finals Game 1 Recap and Reaction