By Lamar Battle Looks like we got the icing on the cake, The Golden State Warriors vs The Toronto Raptors in what amounts to climax to a great season...Well at least until free agency starts. The Warriors are still great with or without All World Kevin Durant who is out with what has been characterized … Continue reading Warriors/Raptors, Let The Games Begin !
What a game ! In one of the better 2018-19 playoff games the Portland Trailblazers beat the Denver Nuggets to advance to the NBA Western Conference finals. To be honest I thought Denver, owners of the 2nd best regular season record in the west had the edge but the Trailblazers kept chipping and chipping away … Continue reading Blazers Make The Western Conf. Finals
By Lamar Battle Will The Houston Rockets ever defeat the Golden State Warriors or will they be frustrated yet again ? The Warriors won the first game in the NBA Western Conference Semi Finals but the game was wrought with controversy and question marks. Rocket complaint's about the officiating may or may not be credible. … Continue reading Rockets Warriors What’s Going On?
By Lamar Battle The Houston Rockets force a best two of three series (currently tied at 2-2) versus the vaunted Golden State Warriors in the NBA 2017-18 Western Conference Finals. Can the Rockets seriously De-Rail the dynastic mega-team known as the Warriors ? Only time will tell but Tuesday nights victory 95 - … Continue reading The Rockets Tie The Series Vs The Warriors
Can the Cleveland Cavaliers come back against the Golden State Warriors?
By Lamar Battle Time to prepare for a match-up that has been in the works since the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA season. The Golden State Warriors (67-15) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (51-31) are on a collision course as they meet in the NBA Finals for the 3rd straight time, the series is tied 1-1. … Continue reading The NBA Finals: A Dream Match-up
Respectful pause........for those of you that are cracking your sides. But how can one say outside of maybe Tomahawk Missiles can this team be beat? To even approach this notion we have to determine who The Warriors Are: A collection of parts that appear to mesh perfectly on offense and defense. It doesn't hurt to … Continue reading How To Beat The Golden State Warriors.
A meeting basketball neo-experts (and pod cast contributors) convened to discuss some of the issues surrounding this seasons (2016-17) NBA playoffs. Joining Lamar are Mike Brown, A.J. Campbell and Greg Powell. Lamar: Any surprises in the playoffs thus far? Mike: None in terms of the teams at the top doing what they were expected to … Continue reading NBA Playoff Roundtable
By Gregory Powell and Lamar Battle What is going on with the once powerful Cleveland Cavaliers, losers of the last three games (most recently to the ninth place Chicago Bulls) and have slipped out of first place in the NBA's Eastern Conference. I spoke with writer and pod cast contributor Gregory Powell to get his … Continue reading What’s Wrong With The Cavaliers?
By Lamar Battle, Note to all the purist out there, Lebron James will not be considered in what I believe is a two player race. Like Micheal Jordan before him there is a school of thought suggesting that Cleveland's James could win the award every year. However the contest takes into consideration the player most valuable to … Continue reading Who Is The NBA’s 2016-17 MVP ?