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2010 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers-Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

April 16th, 2010
The NBA regular season has come to a close and now it's time for everything to be put on the line. From blood, to sweat, to tears this is what every playoff bound team has been working for.  For the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant, it's a familiar setting—the four-time ...

Are the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, Ready for the NBA Postseason?

March 31st, 2010
There's only a few weeks left in the NBA regular season, and the young, electric Oklahoma City Thunder are hanging tough in the playoff hunt.  Thus far, they sit in sixth place in the loaded Western Conference and—should they hold their place—will face either the Denver Nuggets or Dallas Mavericks in ...

Oklahoma City Thunder: Could James Anderson Be the Missing Piece?

March 11th, 2010
Oklahoma City has close to all the pieces to become a real contender in the Western Conference: A superstar in Kevin Durant and two stars in the making with Jeff Green and Russell Westbrook.  Couple those cogs with emerging post player Serge Ibaka and super-sub James Harden, the Thunder are really ...

Kevin Durant: The NBA’s Real MVP

February 26th, 2010
When was the last time you knew of a player who scored 25+ points in more than 20 games in a row? Allen Iverson back in 2000-2001 ring any bells?  Welcome to the NBA, home of the best basketball players in the world. But you have two different levels in the ...

Kobe Bryant: From Good, to Great, to Legendary

January 10th, 2010
Kobe Bryant entered the NBA young, stupid, and in over his head. Though he entered the NBA as a prodigy, many believed after his young struggles, he wouldn't be capable of delivering on the prediction. Then, the Lakers and their rising star began winning after the acquisition of head coach Phil ...

The Great Debate: Kobe or LeBron? A Question Without Any True Answer

December 25th, 2009
A Christmas day match-up that many will remember, a match-up of two NBA MVP's, and two of the leagues top teams.  The reigning NBA Champion Lakers and the beast from the East Cavaliers. Kobe Bryant versus LeBron James, a match-up fans drool over constantly.  Bryant is a four time NBA Champion, a ...

Oklahoma City’s Young Trio Fights Towards the Playoffs

December 17th, 2009
Before the franchise moved to Oklahoma City, the Seattle Supersonics had a dynamic young duo to build around. Forwards Jeff Green and Kevin Durant both entered the league together, with Durant making the bigger splash due to his high volume offense. Then, the electric Russell Westbrook came along for the ride ...

Kevin Durant-Brandon Jennings: The Rivalry Begins

November 27th, 2009
Three-year veteran Kevin Durant and rookie Brandon Jennings have both done something many thought wouldn't happen until the future. Maturity was the biggest question surrounding both players, but so far this season both have answered that question. Durant has turned the Thunder from a Western Conference ...

Allen Iverson: “The Answer” Hangs It Up, Retires After 14 Seasons

November 26th, 2009
Allen Iverson spent 14 seasons being the most feared player in the league. Listed at 6'0", if Iverson had been any other player, he would have been overlooked by almost everyone.  But instead, Iverson become the man everyone was circling on their scout sheets. The player every coach feared to go ...

NBA Power Rankings: Orlando Jumps While Portland Falls

November 23rd, 2009
1. Orlando Vince Carter has struggled the past two games, going for a combined 19-53, though he did hit a game winner against Boston. But Van Gundy doesn't need to worry, his defense has finally started to improve holding teams to just 91.2 points in the last five games.  2. Atlanta Seven straight ...