We never thought that the US men’s basketball team could ever lose, especially since they have an incredible streak of winning. But unfortunately they did and it couldn’t have come at a worse time.
The point of the NBA summer league is to see how those who were recently drafted perform and whether they will adapt to the NBA. Unfortunately many could not come to that conclusion with many of the top drafted players either being tested or injured.
The off-season for the NBA has been extremely busy and a rather shocking one. There have had been trades and free agent players that have made moves which have changed the entire NBA.
Since the finals of the NBA season there have been crazy rumours spreading. Particularly surrounding players who were free agents. Big moves were threatened to be made and that’s exactly what happened.
On Thursday night NBA history was made as the Toronto Raptors became the first team outside of the US to win the title. This was the first time the Raptors ever made a final in their 24th season and what a remarkable final it was.
On Monday night the biggest match of both the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors season took place. This was a do or die clash that had it all from Kevin Durant returning, to the splash brothers letting loose and the Raptors choking.
The Toronto Raptors achieved nearly the impossible in game four of the NBA Finals and that was by beating the Golden State Warriors twice at home.
On Wednesday night the Golden State Warriors suffered a few major blows at Oracle Arena in game three. Steve Kerr made a big decision to be precautionary with Klay Thompson by not playing him and this proved costly.
The Golden State Warriors and defending champions stuttered in Game One of the NBA Championship Final. Leading up to game two they were low on confidence.
The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Conference Final came to an incredible end on Saturday night.
On Wednesday night the Eastern Conference Final between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors. The Bucks have been the strongest team all season and proved it once again with a strong team performance in Game One.
On Tuesday night the NBA Western Conference Finals game one took place between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers. It was sure to be a hotly contested match as both teams were in great form and to add fuel to the rivalry there were brothers on either side.
In what many thought would be a white wash of a series by the Boston Celtics after game one it was quite the opposite. The Milwaukee Bucks dominated the series since Game Two and never looked back.
On Friday night Game 3 between the Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets took place. But what occurred is hard to believe and something that needs to be seen for you to believe.
On Sunday night the final four of the NCAA tournament had been set with some major upsets occurring. Duke who were the top seed coming into the tournament were unable to reach even the final four after they were knocked out by Michigan State.
With the playoffs fast approaching the NBA has been hitting up. Teams have been giving it their all trying to secure that vital playoff spot.
While there are some possibilities all but decides, there are some outcomes that could go down to the wire come the end of the regular season. There are things such as /the MVP and the top seeds in each conference that needs to be decided.
After a few losses in the past week the Los Angeles Lakers are facing an uphill battle. After Tuesday morning’s loss to the Clippers, the Lakers have now fell 5.5 games outside of the Western Conference playoff spot as they currently occupy 10th place with a 30-34 record.
All-Star weekend has passed, and the NBA has returned to normal this weekend and what a way to return it was for the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Friday night they played the Utah Jazz and what a game it was, it was absolutely magnificent.
Last Wednesday night the game between the top-ranked Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels started and ended in despair. Both Zion Williamson and Duke took a huge blow when Zion got injured which led to Duke losing the game.
The 2019 NBA All-Star weekend has come and gone in a flash, but was it one for the books? Much happened of course because of the various events but many have been left disappointed with some events not living up to the hype.
Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russel Westbrook broke the consecutive triple-double record held by the legendary Wilt Chamberlain which was set in 1968. He now finds himself in Hall of Fame territory which is deserved.
The 2019 NBA All-Star weekend has arrived, and it promises to be the best one yet with plenty of entertainment. The weekend is jammed packed starting the Friday with the Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge.
Without a doubt this year’s trade deadline was one of the biggest with many headlines being made with some controversial trades. From all the hype around one of the biggest names in the NBA the star remained with his current team, to some rather surprising trades.
If you thought the Philadelphia 76ers were strong before well then think again, they are now a force to be reckoned with. Early on Wednesday morning the much-anticipated transfer deadline took another twist when Tobias Harris completed a trade from the LA Clippers to the 76ers.
Already considered legends of the game by many, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade have been given one last chance to appear in the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina.
As we all know the Los Angeles Lakers once were a force to be reckoned with but in recent years they have been a shadow of what they once were. They have found it hard to find superstars which has been their biggest issue.
For the last nine years NBA teams have made an annual trip to the UK to form a Global Games Series. This series consists of two teams from the NBA who are struggling to reach the heights that they set for the upcoming season and are trying to get their season back on track.
Who is the best small forward in the league is a question that is frequently asked. Of course, as many would predict this list potentially consists of some of the best NBA players of all time.
For a long time, Michael Jordan has been seen as the greatest basketball player of all time, but that was until the likes of LeBron James entered the frame.
It was a record-breaking night for Stephen Curry in game two of the best of seven series as the Golden State Warriors point guard scored a stunning nine three-pointers in their 122-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, helping his side take a 2-0 lead in the series.