Tag "Basketball"

Houston Rockets: Bust or Rust?

So, with the opening fortnight of the NBA coming to a close, we have already learned a few things for the rest of the upcoming season: the Golden State Warriors are still the dominant team in the league, the Utah Jazz can compete with the big boys in the West, Kawhi Leonard will take control of the East, and the Houston Rockets have started with a little uncertainty.

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Brooklyn Nets : Last Six, Next Six

The first six games of the 2018 season are in the books, and the Brooklyn Nets have shown considerable improvement from a season ago.

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The Week Ahead in the NBA

I wanted to highlight some games in the upcoming week for all us basketball fans to keep a look out for. Here’s a breakdown of the top matchups. Stay Tuned

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Tyronn Lue Fired After Winless Start

The Cleveland Cavaliers like to play the blame game and the latest scapegoat is Tyronn Lue.  The now former head coach of the Cavs has done a lot for this organization and it really is not fair to point the finger at him for this bad start, since there is not much anybody could do with this roster and situation.

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RECAP: Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers

The Denver Nuggets, riding the momentum of a 4-0 start, were looking to continue their strong early-season form.  Meanwhile, the Lakers had just picked up win No.1 the previous before. The effects of the big fight in the Rockets game were still being felt by the Lakers as significant players remained suspended. This encounter provided some great entertainment and fun, with the 72 million people who tuned in to watch being treated with a close finish.

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RECAP: Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets both suffered losses in their first games and were both looking for their first win. This was the first home game for LeBron James’ Lakers, and the buzz was high in media across the NBA. The visiting Rockets are the top-tier of the West, while their hosts last night are stuck in the middle of the pack. However, judging by the way the game was played, it looked as if the pair were equal.

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RECAP: Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers

The Los Angeles Lakers were ready to start the regular season, while the Portland Trail Blazers were ready to let last year’s playoff failures go and start fresh. It was the season opener for both teams with high ambitions. The way this game was played out was very entertaining and high octane.

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Rough History of the Brooklyn (New Jersey) Nets

The Nets franchise has been riddled by bad moves and signings. Will they ever get better? I don’t know. What I do know as that history tends to repeat itself. This team has very limited potential. Let me explain why this is the case.

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Impact of Kyrie Irving Re-signing in Boston

Boston has secured their superstar for the distant future. Kyrie Irving has announced that he plans on re-signing with the Celtics next summer.

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Charlotte Hornets: 2018 Season Preview

The Charlotte Hornets enter the 2018-19 season which more questions than answers this season. Will they resign star guard Kemba Walker or will new GM Mitch Kupchak and team owner, the great Michael Jordan, decide to tear down the roster and do a complete rebuild. Those are just some of the questions facing this team as they look to rebound off back-to-back 36-win seasons and missing out on the playoffs.

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