The Shot Clock: 24 Tidbits of NBA Knowledge as March Madness Approaches

March 1st, 2010 by Alex Varone Leave a reply »
Welcome to The Shot Clock, a semi-regular commentary on the state of the NBA. Enjoy!

24. The month of March belongs to college basketball, but don't let that minimize the significance of this month to the NBA season. Everyone has about 20 games left, and the playoffs are only a month and a half away.

The importance of March is all about finding out who the playoff contenders and pretenders are, and for evaluating who the league's MVP will be.


23. About that MVP race, is LeBron James already a lock? The numbers are there (averaging 29.9 points/7.1 rebounds/8.5 assists) and he's the best player on the best team in the NBA. Who can catch him?

22. Well how about Kevin Durant? The Durantula is averaging a 30/8/3 and has transformed the Thunder from a bottom-dweller to a legit playoff team in the Western Conference. He doesn't have the national exposure of LeBron just yet, but his streak of 29 games at 25-plus points put him in a well-earned spotlight.


21. Don't forget about Kobe Bryant. Yeah, he missed a few games in February, but he's the best player on the best ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.