Del Negro Leaves Clippers, Phil Jackson’s Return To Coaching
NBA: Coach Del Negro Leaves LA Clippers
It wasn’t particularly good news for Los Angeles Clippers fans, who despite the results in the former 2012-14 NBA playoffs, seemed pretty satisfied with the team’s performances throughout the regular season. Still, the Clippers administration decided to not resign coach Vinny Del Negro and his official exit from the team was announced this last Tuesday, May 21st.
It’s not common to see a successful coach walk away from a solid squad that was able to feat in one its most successful seasons. In fact, this last 2012-13 NBA season was one of the most successful in the history of the LA franchise.
Still, Larry Brown became the first coach the leave the Clippers after undergoing through a successful... more
Spurs Outlast Grizzlies, Cavs Win Draft Lottery
NBA: Spurs Outlast Grizzlies
It was simply another brilliant night for the San Antonio Spurs who despite running the game longer than expected were still able to pull a solid victory to lead the series. It was the Spurs who were able to pull a 93-89 home win over the Memphis Grizzlies at the AT&T Center in Texas, to lead the Western conference finals 2-0.
Despite losing some dominance right around the 4th quarter, the Spurs were able to pull back and regroup the squad to come out on top with a solid home victory. It was Tony Parker who led the San Antonio with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 18 assists. According to Parker the team seems to be motivated, especially when such emblematic players like Tim Duncan are able to lead the squad with such f... more
Chris Hansen’s Seattle Franchise, DePaul’s New Arena
NBA: Chris Hansen Continues to Pursue Seattle Franchise
The Sacramento Kings debate was settled just a few weeks ago and after a firm voting assembly the franchise was set to remain in Northern California. Still, Chris Hansen announced that he’s not giving up on his attempts to bring basketball back to Seattle.
Hansen publicly congratulated Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson for his outstanding commitment regarding the Kings stay in the Capital of California. Still, Hansen announced that this has inspired him as well to pursue the establishment of a franchise in Seattle.
Hansen and his group, which includes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, were ready to offer $625 million for the franchise and a total of $105 million for the rights to relocate. Still, the NBA Board of... more
Dwight Howard Remains Uncertain, Jordan And The Hornets
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers’ D. Howard Remains Uncertain
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to establish and reform their new squad for the 2013-14 NBA season with the hopes of bringing up the team to the level it had been characterized with for the last few seasons. Still, some of the most important players in the team remain uncertain about their continuation with the squad.
Once again Howard has not revealed any insights regarding his prolonged stay in Los Angeles. It’s been over three weeks and the former purple and gold star has not demonstrated, in any way or form, whether he still wishes to continue with the institution. This appears to be concerning to LA press and fans, yet Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak.
According to Kupchak he remains ... more
Pacers-Heat Finals Steam, Olympic Coach Krzyzewski Return
NBA: Pacers-Heat Finals Steams
The rivalry between the two contenders of the Eastern Conference final continues to intensity pre-game forecasts which appear unclear at determining and thus establishing, unanimously, who will rise with the title.
It was LeBron James who responded to Pacers comments first. In this case the former NBA MVP stated that it was simply wrong for Indiana coach to label the Heat simply as just another team between the Pacers and the NBA championship title. According to King James the Heat is far from being just another team, and the proof to that is for the Pacers to ask themselves who left them on the road to the finals last season.
Last season the Pacers had a 2-1 lead of over Miami in the playoffs, right when th... more
Spurs Outlast Grizzlies, Stoudamire Returns To Arizona
NBA: Spurs Outlast Grizzlies
The San Antonio Spurs were able to strike first in the Western Conference finals with a solid victory this last Sunday, May 19th, at the AT&T Center in Texas. It was San Antonio who was able to crush the Memphis Grizzlies with a substantial 105-83 home win in game to take the lead.
The Spurs continue to demonstrate why they have recently assumed the role as the favorite Western-conference seed to reach the NBA finals and hopefully snatch the NBA championship title. It was French-seed Tony Parker who was able to lead the Spurs with 20 points, 2 rebounds and 9 assists. According to Parker the team is simply driven by too much motivation and that although goals have been set high, so far they’ve been accomplished.... more
Knicks Outlast Pacers, Kevin Durant’s Season Insight
NBA: Knicks Outlast Pacers
The NYC local squad was finally able to shine in their great city and demonstrate that the series is still not over. In this case the New York Knicks were able to pull a solid 85-75 home victory over the Indiana Pacers this last Thursday, May 16th, at Madison Square Garden in NYC.
The Knicks were finally able to rise over the Pacers to prove that they are still worthy rivals. It was Carmelo Anthony who once again led the Knicks with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. Despite losing the MVP award, Carmelo continues to prove that he could have been easily considered as the MVP of the 2012-13 NBA season. According to Melo the series is not over and that the squad will most definitely strive to push for a 7th... more
Spurs Beat Warriors, Dirk Nowitizki’s Pay-Cut
NBA: Spurs Out-Shadow Warriors
The San Antonio Spurs were able to pull a solid victory this last Thursday, May 16th, at the Oracle Arena in Oakland California. It was not an easy match considering the given Western conference semifinal series, yet the Spurs were able to outshine the Golden State Warriors with a 94-82 away victory to shut down the series.
The Spurs were simply on top of their game throughout the entire match, and one victory was all the team needed. It was Tim Duncan who was able to lead the Spurs with 19 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists. According to Tony Parker the match was not easy, but the Spurs were able to finally qualify to a conference final after being absent for a few seasons.
On the other hand the Warriors we... more
Grizzlies Outlast Thunder, Hecker Leaves Memphis
NBA: Grizzlies Outlast Thunder
Once again the Memphis Grizzlies continue to prove why odds, despite their ability to diminish and destroy credibility, are nothing more than mere statistical predictions that seem to not prove anything with given certainty. In this case the Grizzlies were able to pull a solid 88-84 away victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena this last Wednesday, May 15th, to shut down the series.
Memphis arrived to Oklahoma with a once in a playoffs chance; to be one victory away from leaving one of the top seeds of the league without a spot in the conference finals, and to earn that spot in the conference finals. And in this case Memphis accomplished the unthinkable. It was Zach Randolph who led th... more
Heat Outshines Bulls, Kings Remain In Sacramento
NBA: Heat Outshines Bulls
The Miami Heat was able to prove this last Wednesday, May 15th, at the American Airlines Arena in South Florida why they currently stand as the most favored team to take the 2012-13 NBA Championship title. The Heat was able to shine over the Chicago Bulls by pulling a solid yet slight 94-91 home victory to shut down the series.
It was definitely not a surprise to see Miami on top of their offensive game, especially given their lead and the 1-game difference from obtaining a pass to the next round. It was King LeBron James who was able to lead the Heat to victory by finishing the match with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. According to LeBron the team was simply anxious to shut the series down, especially after havi... more