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How To Get More Green Light Releases In NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 is a great game and everyone is trying to get that elusive green release. Players want to improve their game anyway that they can. The name of the game is putting the basketball in the basket. In order… Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Demarcus Cousins Achilles Injury Will Alter Course of NBA History

Demarcus Cousins  suffered a horrible Achilles Injury against the Houston Rockets on Friday in a 115-113 victory.  While Demarcus’s injury only seems to affect the Pelicans it will have a massive impact on the future course of the NBA. First… Continue Reading →

Are The Houston Rockets The Warriors Kryptonite?

The Houston Rockets seem to have the right formula to beat the dubs. Chris Paul and James Harden played sensational games to snap the Warriors 14 game road game winning streak. Chris Paul poured in 33 points, 11 rebounds and… Continue Reading →

Changes You Want To See for Instant Replay for 2018

NBA instant replay is under great scrutiny. People hate the fact referees do not have the power to call fouls post replay. Others show frustration based on the length of time it takes for referees to come to a decision. … Continue Reading →

Kevin Durant Reaching Lebron Status On One Front

With Stephen Curry out Kevin Durant has led the Golden State Warriors to a 6-0 record.  Along the run KD has hit big shot after big shot. Durant hit a game winner in LA and dropped a triple double against… Continue Reading →

How Much Longer Are You Willing To Give The OKC Experiment?

OKC has not been what fans have expected. Currently at 13-14 the Thunder would not be in the playoffs if the post season started today. OKC is strong defensively allowing opponents to score about 99.6 points per game. Oklahoma City… Continue Reading →

Is This The Year Clutch City Makes It To The NBA Finals?

The Houston Rockets are bringing back Clutch City In A Major Way. James Harden is playing at a NBA MVP level. Harden is averaging 31.6 points, 9.4 assist and 5.1 rebounds per game on 50% shooting from the field. Chris… Continue Reading →

LeBron All Out Of Excuses and Reasons With 13 Game Winning Streak

Lebron James was able to help the Cavaliers tie a franchise win streak record of 13 straight beating the Sacramento Kings. James controlled the game with 32 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists. Lebron is making the game look easy… Continue Reading →

Why You Are Seeing So Many Ejections In The NBA?

  Shaun Livingston is another victim of the NBA’s new referendum to discipline players. Livingston’s ejection came after his attempt to argue a call.  The Referee approached Livingston and seemed to initiate contact however Shaun gets a one technical ejection…. Continue Reading →

Why The Thunder Cannot Catch Lightning

The Oklahoma City Thunder came from an impressive victory over Golden State blowing them out of the water  to a depressing loss against the Detroit Pistons. The Thunder are unable to string a consistent efforts together. Russell Westbrook simply cannot… Continue Reading →

Why Lebron James Will Score A Career High Against The Knicks

Lebron James has the media in a frenzy over his multiple comments regarding the Knicks. Lebron states he is not a fan of Phil Jackson. According to Lebron James Dennis Smith Jr is supposed to be a  New York Knick…. Continue Reading →

Will Draymond Green Get Suspended For Fight With Bradley Beal?

Golden State Warriors overcame 17 point deficit against the Washington Wizards winning  120-117. In the midst of the Win Draymond Green and Bradley Beal scuffle stands out. Green and Beal wrestled at the end of the second quarter. The tussle… Continue Reading →

Why Golden State Warriors are Struggling Early?

Saturday Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant’s Ejection highlighted Golden State Warriors frustrations. Curry threw his mouthpiece after a non- call which led to his ejection. Kevin Durant chimed in and referees tossed him as well. Golden State Warriors seem off… Continue Reading →

Where Do The Boston Celtics Go Without Gordon Hayward?

Boston Celtics lost Gordon Hayward in their opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers. 5 Minutes into play Hayward went up for an alley-oop pass by Kyrie Irving collided slightly with LeBron James and landed awkwardly. Gordon Hayward injury is listed as … Continue Reading →

Why Kyrie Irving Will Drop 50 In His Return To Cleveland

Cleveland Cavaliers salivate at the chance to get revenge on Kyrie Irving. Many in the Cavs organization including Lebron feel that Irving ruined a great thing. Cavs have Dwyane Wade , Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder to replace the young… Continue Reading →

Why JR Smith Will Not Be Last Domino To Fall In Cleveland

JR Smith is officially a bench player for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Smith is taking this hard  and is very hurt. According to JR Smith coaches told him Dwyane Wade’s talents were to bolster the bench.  Dwyane Wade is bench support… Continue Reading →

Michael Jordan Superteams Jab Accurately Depicts Current Era

Michael Jordan depicts the current state of basketball to a Tee. According to the G.O.A.T. “You’re going to have one or two teams that are going to be great, and another  28 teams that are going to be garbage”. Jordan… Continue Reading →

Will Golden State Warriors Era Surpass The Bulls?

Klay Thompson believes the Warriors will be in the same  category as the Chicago Bulls. Thompson does not shy away from comparisons to Michael Jordan’s 72-10 team. Klay points out the Bulls won 6 championship in 8 years. Golden State… Continue Reading →

Adam Silver NBA Draft Reform/Rest Policy Barely Makes A Dent

Adam Silver and the NBA implemented new draft reform addressing teams tanking. Bad teams in the NBA tank in order to get the number 1 pick in the draft. Philadelphia 76ers serve as prime example of a team which continually… Continue Reading →

Is Dwyane Wade Missing Link For Cavs to Beat Warriors?

Dwyane Wade is reunited with Lebron James in Ohio. Wade inked a 1-year $2.3 Million deal with the Cavs. “Flash” is signed at the veterans minimum. Lebron James is always happy to play with Wade. James highlights Wade brings championship… Continue Reading →

Why Carmelo Anthony Makes OKC A Title Contender

The New York Knicks Traded Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2nd Round 2018 pick. Oklahoma City Thunder consists of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony. OKC is  a new big… Continue Reading →

Stephen Curry Doesn’t Stand For Things President Trump Has Done

Stephen Curry is not standing with President Trumps policy. Curry let reporters know during Warriors Media Day he does not believe in  President Trump. Donald Trump’s policies fail to reflect the day to day realities seen in America today. Therefore,… Continue Reading →

Charles Barkley Bashes NBA Players Says “Poor Babies” Do You Agree?

Charles Barkley is always good for a sound bite. Barkley calls the current NBA players “poor babies” who are incapable of playing back to backs. Charles comments come after he the NBA revealed the 2017-2018 NBA season with only 14.8… Continue Reading →

Should Kevin Durant Really Apologize For His Tweets?

Kevin Durant tweeted about his situation with the Thunder. Kevin places the reason for leaving OKC because of a poor roster. KD tweeted that he does not like the Thunder organization nor playing for Billy Donovan. According to Kevin Durant… Continue Reading →

Nike Reveals New NBA Statement Jerseys : Hidden Agenda Behind Designs

Nike unveiled their “Statement Uniforms” for the 2017-2018 season. Nike and the NBA have a statement of we want to advertise. The Jerseys across the board have a plain design. Nike strategically leaves open spaces on the jersey for businesses… Continue Reading →

NBA Rank Disrespects Carmelo Anthony To Send A Message

ESPN #NBARank ranks Carmelo Anthony 64th in the NBA out of the top 100 players in the league.  ESPN is simply sending a message to Melo you are not welcome. There is no way Carmelo Anthony is not a top… Continue Reading →

Is Kyrie Irving A Franchise Player? Can Irving Lead Celtics To A Championship?

Kyrie Irving is excited for his new role with the  Boston Celtic to say the least. Irving’s press conference shows a rejuvenated and relieved Kyrie. Boston Celtics are hoping that Kyrie will lead the Celtics to win the East and… Continue Reading →

Kevin Durant Says No one Wants To Wear Under Armour Will Curry’s Brand Take A Hit?

Kevin Durant came out saying no one wants to wear Under Armour. KD echoed the sentiment that kids grow up wanting to wear Nike. “No one wants to play in Under Armour I’m sorry! The Top Kids don’t they all… Continue Reading →

Did Danny Ainge Trade Cavs A “Lemon” In Isaiah Thomas?

Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to gain more assets from the Boston Celtics. After Cleveland’s Doctors investigated  Isaiah Thomas hip the Cavs felt they were undersold on the severity of the injury.  Hence, Cavs are looking to go back to the… Continue Reading →

Celtic Fans Burning Isaiah Thomas Jersey Highlights Bigger Issue For NBA

Isaiah Thomas received backlash for being traded from the Boston Celtics by Danny Ainge. Boston Celtic fans had no business burning I.T.’s jersey who played in the NBA playoffs  after losing his sister in a tragic  car accident. Boston Celtics… Continue Reading →

Why Cavaliers Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas Trade Will Not Make Lebron Stay

Cleveland Cavaliers have taken an all in approach to the off season. Cavaliers have acquired Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Antic Zizic and an unprotected 1st round draft pick for Kyrie Irving. Cavs feel they have enough to compete for a… Continue Reading →

Who Won The Trade For Kyrie Irving Cavs or Celtics?

Kyrie Irving has been traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder , Antic Zizic and a 2018 1st-round unprotected pick. Boston Celtics moved heaven and earth to get Irving. Celtics now have a perennial all-star… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Get NBA Live 18 Instead Of NBA 2K18

NBA Live franchise has gotten a bad rap over the years. Live has even skipped a year in creating a game in order to retool their franchise. NBA 2K has taken over dramatically since the demise of NBA Live. 2K… Continue Reading →

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