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Does Boogie Cousins Make Warriors Unbeatable?

Boogie was in rare form in his Warriors season debut. Demarcus Cousins scored 14 points , 6 rebounds and hit 3 -three pointers all in 15 minutes. Demarcus Cousins also fouled out which was true to his brutish nature. Cousins… Continue Reading →

Clint Capela Loss Marks End of Rockets Season?

Clint Capela is one of the most important pieces of the Rockets team. Capela is one of the reasons the Houston Rockets had a 65-17 record last season. Clint Capela will be out 4-6 weeks with a thumb injury. James… Continue Reading →

NBA 2K19 Review For PS4

NBA 2K19 has changed their game so much it is almost unrecognizable. The game’s iterations from 2K17-2K19 do not even seem to be related. The shot meter has gone from under a player’s feet to the side of their arm…. Continue Reading →

Self Pro Men’s Headband Review

Self Pro developed a headband that will meet your needs for sports especially basketball. I am a heavy sweater and that spells disaster for my hair especially when playing basketball. I have 360 waves and the sweat causes my hair… Continue Reading →

Lebron The Goat Because of 2016 Chip?

GOAT talk is in the air. In More than just an athlete series Lebron James affirmed he was the GOAT by coming back from a 3-1 deficit against the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. The Golden State… Continue Reading →

How to Become A Pure Shooter

A Pure shooter has special tricks they use to get the ball in the basket. Everyone is trying master the art of shooting without realizing the tips for shooting have not changed. Steph Curry may have changed the way the… Continue Reading →

Green Playing Himself out of Max Contract

Draymond Green let the Warriors know earlier this season Draymond would not take a pay cut. However, Draymond would have never thought his play would be the demise of his max contract bid. Draymond Green is not meeting the expectations… Continue Reading →

KD Says MJ and Kobe The Greatest!

KD came out with big reverence for Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Durant expressed being baffled many basketball fans do not think Kobe and MJ are the greatest.  Kevin Durant is showing his love for MJ and Kobe. However some… Continue Reading →

How More Sleep Equals More Game

Often timesĀ  Sleep has been described as the enemy of success. People often say if you snooze you lose. However, Basketball is different if you sleep you win! Plus A players success is based on rest and recovery. Basketball is… Continue Reading →

Real Reason Gregg Popovich Sees No Beauty

Gregg Popovich states he no longer sees the beauty in basketball via three point shot. Popovich highlights the large amount of three point shots taken in today’s NBA. However Gregg Popovich may be crying wolf. One can argue that the… Continue Reading →

Houston We Have a Problem! Whats wrong in Houston?

The Houston Rockets are sitting at 9-10 a quarter way through the season. Houston is in a 3 game losing streak.   Rockets are currently sitting at 13th in the Western Conference.  If Houston continues  this pace Rockert would end up… Continue Reading →

John Wall Trade May lead to Demise of Wallway

John Wall is in the middle of controversy in Washington. The Wizards have openly put Wall on the trade block. Bradley Beal  and  John Wall have not seen eye to eye for 7 years. Beal stressed his frustrations with Wall… Continue Reading →

Carmelo Anthony is being Blackballed! We Have Proof!

Reporters call Carmelo Anthony  a cancer to NBA teams. However Melo is not a bad player at all. In fact the Media is exaggerating the poor play of Melo. Anthony finished off with the Houston Rockets averaging 13.4 points and… Continue Reading →

Draymond Green Punched Ticket Out of Golden State

Draymond Green called Kevin Durant a B*tch  during his verbal altercation with Kevin Durant. Green took it further in the locker room bringing up the fact that KD was not committed to the Warriors. Kevin Durant has a player option… Continue Reading →

76ers Acquire Jimmy Butler Via Trade!

76ers traded for Jimmy Butler in a blockbuster trade. Philadelphia traded Butler and Justin Patton  in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless and a 2020 second-round pick. Philly took a leap of faith in trading for Jimmy. Next… Continue Reading →

Switching Defense Answer To NBA’s explosive Offense?

Switching defense used to have a bad reputation in the basketball world. Yet today NBA teams are scoring at an alarming clip. The Phoenix Suns team that introduced 13 seconds or less offense cannot compare to teams today. Mike D’antoni’s… Continue Reading →

How Misses Can Make You a Better Shooter

Misses happen in basketball. Players think their misses mean nothing. However missing shots is just as important as making  a shot.  Players can benefit from their misses more than they think. Stephen Curry in his Masterclass talks a lot of… Continue Reading →

Steve Nash Right About Curry Already Being a Legend?

Steve Nash recently came out and gave Stephen Curry one of the highest honors ever. According to Nash   “I Hate to break it to you, but he’s[Stephen Curry] already an all time great. He’s the ultimate one off. He’s… Continue Reading →

Kevin Durant Says No Paycut in 2019!

Kevin Durant essentially let the media know his one condition for leaving the Warriors. Durant said, ” I am thinking about the money I’m going to get. I Never got the [Massive] deal.” KD stated he sees players around the… Continue Reading →

Steph Curry Drops 51! Can Curry Win a 3rd MVP?

Steph Curry dropped some Wizardry on the Wizards. Curry scored 51 points on 15/24 shooting and 11/16 from three point range. Moreover  Steph Curry did his damage in only 3 quarters of play.  Stephen Curry is the greatest shooter of… Continue Reading →

Full Body Training for Maxium basketball Results

Full Body Training should be an important part of  every basketball players training plan. Basketball players enjoy a ton of benefits from full body training.  Other styles of training fail to have the same effects of full body. Split style… Continue Reading →

Jimmy Butler Request Trade Out Of Minnesota!

Jimmy Butler is mad in Minnesota. Hence, recently Butler wants a trade out of Minnesota. According to sources Jimmy prefers teams like the  Clippers,  Knicks and Nets. Butler is willing to sign an extension with those three teams. As a… Continue Reading →

Dwyane Wade Announces Last Season With Miami!

Dwyane Wade has stated this upcoming season will be his last. Wade is a 16 year veteran with an illustrious career. D-Wade based his decision on his bodies capabilities. In addition, Wade cited the loss of his former manager Henry… Continue Reading →

Gordon Hayward Says He’s Basically 100%

Gordon Hayward recently told the media he felt 100% . Hayward explained physically he is fine and ready for the season. Gordon reiterated that he was not quite in basketball shape. Gordon Hayward implied that in order to get in… Continue Reading →

Russell Westbrook has Knee Surgery! Concered?

Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday. Westbrook complained of stiffness  in the knee after one on one work outs. Russell will miss 4 weeks.  Westbrook’s Knee  will be re-evaluated October 16th. Russell Westbrook’s procedure is considered … Continue Reading →

James Ennis Predicts Rockets Will Beat Warriors

James Ennis is playing the role of Nostradamus. Recently reporters asked Ennis if in a 7-game series would the Rockets beat the Warriors? James said if the Rockets are  healthy they  will  “definitely” beat the Warriors. James Ennis recently signed… Continue Reading →

Ray Allen to Reconcile with 2008 Celtic Teammates?

Ray Allen received great news regarding his Hall of Fame status. The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame will induct Ray Allen. However will any of his Boston Celtic teammates reach out to him to congratulate Ray? Ray Allen and his… Continue Reading →

Colin Kaepernick Nike Ad supported by Lebron James

Colin Kaepernick Nike  ad has come under fire. President Donald Trump  went on record to state the Nike campaign is “terrible”. Lebron James quickly came to the defense of Colin. Lebron states that he “stands” with Colin Kaepernick. James, like… Continue Reading →

Luol Deng Returns $7.5 Million in Buyout with Lakers.

Luol Deng agreed to give back $7.5 Million of the buyout with the Los Angeles Lakers. Los Angeles Lakers look to clear $38 Million of cap space in 2019.  Deng claims his incentive to return the $7.5 Million was to… Continue Reading →

Ryan Anderson Traded by Rockets! Who Won Trade?

Ryan Anderson is no longer a Houston Rocket. The Houston Rockets traded Ryan Anderson and De’Anthony Melton to the Phoenix suns in exchange for Marquese Chriss and Brandon Knight. Houston rids itself of the remaining $41 million on Anderson’s contract…. Continue Reading →

Walt Frazier right about KD’s titles deserving an asterisk?

Walt Frazier says  that Kevin Durant’s two NBA championships will be marked with an asterisk. According to one half of the “Rolls Royce” backcourt KD did himself a disservice joining a team “that didn’t need him”. Clyde expresses the opinions… Continue Reading →

Can Lebron James get Los Angeles Lakers to Western Conference Finals?

Lebron James  is known to be a miracle worker and Stephen A. Smith is predicting the King can lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the Western Conference  Finals. Although Lebron has been able to take both the Cleveland Cavaliers and… Continue Reading →

Manu Ginobili Retires! Why Manu’s career may have created Future MVPs

Manu Ginobili has announced his retirement and his impact on the game of basketball will forever remain a positive.  Manu Ginobili puts an end to a 16 year career, where he has 4 NBA Championships, 2 time NBA All-star and… Continue Reading →

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