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The Houston Rockets are Finally Clicking

The Houston Rockets have solidified themselves as legitimate contenders, sitting in third place in a competitive Western Conference. If you told me halfway through the 2015-2016 NBA season that the 2016-2017 Houston Rockets would be 2.5 games back of the Golden State Warriors, and 1.5 games back of the San Antonio

Welcome to the NBA Season

Christmas time is a great time for a bevy of reasons.  If your a huge sports fan like me, it is an even better time for the NBA.  Although the regular season officially starts around Halloween time, Christmas day is when the pot starts to really stir for many teams.

We Will Miss Craig Sager

Sitting in my room watching ESPN on a freezing Thursday night in Massachusetts, I couldn't help but notice the breaking news bar popping out at the bottom of the television screen.  The ticker read, "legendary TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager dies at the age of 65." Normally breaking news usually don't

Harden Leading MVP Race After Win @ Thunder?

  Towards the end of Thunder vs Rockets game last Friday, the home crowd began to chant MVP in regards to Russell Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double. Westbrook's tremendous triple double run has only been matched by one other player in NBA history, that being Oscar Roberson.  With a season performance such

Is Draymond Green the NBA’s Best All-Around Player?

A few seasons ago, Draymond Green was nowhere near essential to the Golden State Warriors on the court. He was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft, headlined by the Kentucky Wildcats product Anthony Davis. Back in 2012, NBA.com described Green as a “do-it-all small forward that

The Knicks fire Derek Fisher

Before February 8, 2016, four NBA head coaches have already lost their jobs at the helm; now that number has been increased to five with the addition of Derek Fisher. Phil Jackson fired his former player from his gig as coach of the struggling New York Knicks. When Phil Jackson

Analyzing UK’s Future and the Mass Exodus Of Draftees

We all heard about Kentucky's famed 38-1 season. We all heard about how Wisconsin ended it, crushed UK's dreams of 40-0, in the Final Four. Wisconsin went on to play the Duke Blue Devils, where they lost by five points. From the beginning of the season, everyone wanted to see Kentucky VS

James Harden’s MVP Case Is More Solid Than Ever

On 4/1/15, James Harden posted a new career-high with 51 points against the Kings in a 115-111 win for the Rockets. It made history. Harden, already one of the front-runners for the prestigious MVP award, strengthened it greatly. Against the Kings, he shot 16-25 (64%) from the field and 8-9 (88.9%) for

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