The Celtics Are Back ! The Celtics Are Back!

By Lamar Battle   Or are they ?  Speculation abounds after the blockbuster trade sending Kyrie Irving formerly of the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics for a package of Isiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, rookie Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets unprotected 2018 first round pick which will more than likely be a lottery selection. … Continue reading The Celtics Are Back ! The Celtics Are Back!

The NBA Finals: A Dream Match-up

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

How To Beat The Golden State Warriors.

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.

What’s Wrong With The Cavaliers?

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?

2016-17 NBA Western Conference Outlook

1. San Antonio Spurs: O.k., before you suggest that I check myself into a mental facility let me explain. San Antonio won 67 games last season ( only six games short) of Golden States history making mark of 73-9.  And that was accomplished without the services of newly acquired center Pau Gasol. With a front … Continue reading 2016-17 NBA Western Conference Outlook

Micheal Jordan Speaks Out On Racial Strife

All time NBA great Micheal Jordan addressed the ongoing spate of police shootings of unarmed black men and the violent retaliatory responses of some African Americans to those shootings. After spending most of his career avoiding controversial topics as they related to race and politics Jordan felt compelled to speak out and show support for … Continue reading Micheal Jordan Speaks Out On Racial Strife