With the 2018-19 NBA playoffs quickly approaching these are the teams in position to make a splash. Eastern Conference: Milwaukee Bucks: Best record tops in offensive and defensive efficiency. Why don't I believe in them? In the playoffs teams will sink down on defense and dare the Bucks to make out side shots. Toronto Raptors: … Continue reading NBA Leaders Down The Stretch
By Lamar Battle What's going on ? The once mighty three time NBA champion Golden State Warriors may be showing signs of decline after a period that saw them losing four to five games at home by 20 points or more including a Christmas day drubbing by a Los Angeles Laker team minus star LeBron … Continue reading Are The Warriors In Trouble
By Lamar Battle In a career that could easily qualify as a feature film, Derrick Rose scored 50 points in a Minnesota home victory over the Utah Jazz. Derrick broke down in a display of emotion that coincided with the outpouring of love from his teammates and Minnesota fans after the final horn in a … Continue reading A Rose Is Still A Rose…
By Lamar Battle Why fool ourselves, Once again, LeBron James dominates the headlines. LeBron joins the L.A. Lakers this year right smack dab in the middle of a Golden State Warriors Dynasty run. This is shaping up as better entertainment than a good Marvel movie. There will be blood. The Western Conference: Golden State … Continue reading NBA 2018-19 Show Time Is Back
By Lamar Battle The Bulls signed UN-restricted free agent and former number two pick in the draft Jabari Parker to a two year 40 million contract. In selecting the 23 year old Parker the Chicago Bulls may have pulled a fast one over on the rest of the NBA. What? Most observers point … Continue reading Welcome Home Jabari.
By Lamar Battle, Every NBA draft has winners and losers that's part of the fun, here are a few: Loser: Micheal Porter Jr- We all watched while Micheal sat and sat waiting for a team to select him and it wasn't until the 14th selection That the Denver Nuggets picked him. In fairness … Continue reading 2018 NBA Draft, Winners And Losers
By Lamar Battle Now we get to see just how great he really is. Am I talking about Stephen Curry or Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors who defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game one of the 2017-18 NBA Finals ? No. I am speaking of Cleveland Cavalier and future Hall Of Famer … Continue reading Warriors Lead NBA Finals 1-0