Why the Conference Finals are really the NBA Finals in 2018

With the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors sleepwalking their way to the championship yet again, fans really need the Houston Rockets to provide some parody before the 2018 NBA Finals begin. After the Cavaliers embarrassed the Toronto Raptors with another series sweep, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference looked anything, but competitive Monday night….

Why a Rockets’ series loss might be a concern for the Western Conference

With a surprising Game 2 loss at home to the Utah Jazz, all eyes remain on James Harden and the Houston Rockets to avoid another disappointing second-round playoff exit. The NBA’s best regular season team is not only in jeopardy of living up to expectations, but also falling short to the highly anticipated Rockets–Warriors showdown. The Rockets’ incredible 29-2…

Heat’s Homecoming with Wade is a great story for the NBA

Dwyane Wade is going going, back back, to Miami Miami! The Miami Heat re-acquire Wade, the player of their franchise, and the move could not have come at a better time for the team with brinks of playoff contention. The Miami Heat surprised the league and Wade himself with requesting a trade for their all-time franchise player,…

Jordan vs. James: Comparing modern NBA super-teams with the classic dynasty era 

After the Cleveland Cavaliers adopted half the Eastern All-Star roster, it is legitimate that LeBron James transcended the notion of super-teams in the NBA, and now everyone in the league is buying in except for Michael Jordan. Michael Jordan believes that the super teams are “hurting the NBA.” Whether this statement can be subject to a debate, there is…

Why next season will be make or break for the Cleveland Cavaliers

The 2017-2018 NBA offseason has been record-setting, and filled with tons of drama – especially for King James and his Cleveland Cavaliers. Since the devastating news of Kyrie Irving’s trade request, all and everything in Cleveland has been completely chaotic. With LeBron James’ sudden transition from feeling heartbroken to being extremely pissed off, his team is in serious limbo…

NBA free agency 2017: the money pit that is the NBA

The 2017 NBA offseason shocked the world when it made it rain this summer, money pouring all over free agency, along with a surplus of stunning trades and record-breaking contracts. Just when the NBA world thinks it has seen it all with Steph Curry’s eye-opening $200M four-year contract extension, the Houston Rockets completely stupefy the league with offering James Harden…

The Super Team Syndrome: NBA chasing Golden State in free agency 

Time flies when you’re having fun, or when you’re a free agent in the NBA. Since opening day of free agency, the NBA has been a complete feeding frenzy as several teams across the league rush to scoop up top free agents for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. The 2017 NBA season has started off with a bang, as Chris Paul…

Miami Heat are ‘playoff-less’, but not hopeless

The Miami Heat’s 110-102 win over the Wizards should be a celebration rather than just a commemoration, for the team will miss the playoffs by a whisker in a tie-breaker with the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers. The Heat made history in their miraculous second-half effort of the 2016-107 regular season, rattling off a league-best 20 wins in 24…