Tag "NBA Season Preview"

NBA Preview: The Time is Now for Clippers

The overzealous cheers of Steve Ballmer in 2019 had fans hyped; heck, it had everyone hyped.

Read More

Orlando Magic Team Preview

The Orlando Magic took a step back during the 2020-21 season after back-to-back playoff berths. It all started in “the bubble”, when Jonathan Isaac tore his meniscus, causing him to miss the entire season.

Read More

Brooklyn Nets Team Preview

The Brooklyn Nets saw a rollercoaster 2020-21 season end in disappointing fashion. They fell to the eventual champion Milwaukee Bucks in the second round, four games to three.

Read More

Pacific Division Preview

The Pacific Division is set to look very different after one of the biggest offseasons in NBA history completely shifted the league balance. The division went from one of the decent divisions in the NBA to the most competitive in a very quick period of time. Here’s an outlook at the division.

Read More

NBA scout weighs in on Heat’s playoff chances

Last season, the Miami Heat missed the playoffs for the third time in the past five seasons.  In order to improve their chances for this upcoming season, the Heat acquired all-star Jimmy Butler in a sign and trade from Philadelphia 76ers.  Miami traded Josh Richardson to the 76ers for Butler and also moved Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Meyers Leonard. With Butler in the fold, the Heat are likely to be better.

Read More

The Scorecrow NBA Predictions

Now that all of our NBA previews are completed, we have a grasp on what the season will hold. Here are our predictions for this year and links to all of our NBA previews by our team of writers.

Read More

Los Angeles Clippers: 2018 Season Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers finished 42-40 last year and missed the playoffs by five games. They were one of the best non-playoff teams in the league. With the moves they made, can they get back to the playoffs?

Read More

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.

Read More

Los Angeles Lakers: 2018 Season Preview

Relevancy has really been an issue for one of the most storied franchises ever in sports because the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to make the playoffs for the last five years and last season was no different. The organizational turmoil was finally over as Jeanie Buss took over and hired Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. Now they have LeBron. Will it be enough to get the Lakers back to being the standard?

Read More

Miami Heat: 2018 Season Preview

The 2018 season ended earlier than the Miami Heat would have hoped. After going 44-38 and earning the 6th seed in the playoffs Coach Erik Spoelstra’s team was only able to win one game in the playoffs before falling to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Heat were still able to win the Southeast division last year. This season the Heat are hoping to not only win more games but more importantly win them when they count in the playoffs. As if they needed any additional motivation, this is the last dance for the future first-ballot hall-of- famer Dwyane Wade.

Read More