The NBA’s ‘bubble’ is well and truly underway, and it’s only a matter of hours before players do battle on the courts of Orlando. Stirring news if you’re an NBA fan. Much has been made of the oddity of this NBA season as a result of COVID-19, and whether or not an NBA championship triumph […]Read More Victory over adversity
How did you find out? For myself, it was a message from my sister, I had just woken up and was half asleep when reading it. She had sent me Kobe Bryant’s last Instagram post and had told me what had happened, in summary, that Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others had died in […]Read More More than an athlete, and that’s why it hurts so much
From newly acquainted star-studded duo’s to team mates who have been re-united once more, this season looks as unpredictable as it does exciting. With an unforeseen amount of changes occurring in the off-season due to player movement, some of the NBA’s biggest names are finding themselves under the microscope of the NBA fraternity heading into […]Read More Who is under the most pressure heading into this NBA season?
Wow. That seems like the appropriate word to summarize what has been a whirlwind few months in the NBA. The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship over the Golden State Warriors; but it has been what has followed that has been just as spectacular. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Anthony Davis, Demarcus Cousins, Jimmy Butler, […]Read More A novice’s guide to the NBA off-season
The Toronto Raptors are heading to the NBA finals for the first time in their twenty-four year franchise history, and it’s thanks to the huge risk that saw them trade away a favourite son in exchange for an injured superstar. The trade sent shockwaves through the NBA. DeRozan, a nine year servant of the Raptors, […]Read More Toronto’s considerable gamble pays off
Philadelphia have taken a 2-1 lead in their conference semi-final series against the Toronto Raptors, with Joel Embiid steering the 76ers to a 116-95 blowout win over the Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Embiid posted a double-double, collecting 33 points along with 10 rebounds; Australian Ben Simmons put up 10 points with […]Read More 76ers take ascendency, Rockets in trouble: Playoff snapshot
The run for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award is well and truly in full swing; with the main contenders for this season’s award almost safely narrowed down to three. Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George have all had outstanding season’s for their teams; and their teams remain heavily in playoff calculations. All three […]Read More Who possesses the most convincing case for MVP?
We’ve completed the all-star break and the Boston Celtics are no closer to knowing if Kyrie Irving is staying or leaving come the end of the season. A lot has happened since Irving publicly announced his intentions to stay in Boston at a fan event back in October, telling the crowd, “If you guys will […]Read More Can the Celtics manage if they lose Kyrie Irving?
THE Los Angeles Lakers remain the number one team many are expecting Cavaliers’ superstar LeBron James to sign for this summer – but ‘King James’ won’t make the move by himself says NBA insider Chris Broussard. With Golden State now holding a 3-1 ascendency over James’ in the finals, and the Laker’s still shelving a […]Read More James won’t come alone for Lakers move
Parents in sport, many of them are outspoken, perhaps none more so than LaVar Ball. Another week, another LaVar Ball controversy. It currently has the feel of a never-ending merry-go-round in which LaVar dangles a carrot, and the media takes a massive bite. Such is the controversy of a man who is arguably now more […]Read More LaVar boasts, as Lonzo balls