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 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 Most predicted that the 2017-18 NBA rookie class would be one of the best and from the looks of things they were right. Who are the Leaders in the race for Rookie Of The Year and team contributions? Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers: At the quarter mark the leader in the race … Continue reading Top Five 2017-18 NBA Rookie Leaders
By Lamar Battle Two teams two examples of confusion. One team ( The Oklahoma City Thunder) were projected to be at this point one of the NBA's elite teams. The other, ( The Chicago Bulls ) were projected to be one of the league's worst and as fate would have it the Thunder … Continue reading The Thunder And The Bulls, Two Trains Running.
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 … Continue reading NBA 2018-19, Showtime Is Back !
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
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?