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NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview

Mar 6, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball to Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) during the first half at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

              Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers             It’s a battle of Me vs Team.  The King and his royal subject’s vs the peasants.  Two contrasting styles will converge on one court to determine who moves on to represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. The Hawks have a couple of factors working in […]

NBA Western Conference Finals Preview

NBA: Playoffs-New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors

  The matchups are set.  The storylines are being written.  The NBA’s 4 best teams from the regular season have reached the conference finals and for each of them, history is at stake. Golden State vs Houston Rockets The battle of MVP and MVP runner-up.  For Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors he looks […]

Clippers Choke Away Finals Trip

The San Antonio Spurs lost game 7 111-109 in Los Angeles to end the 2014-15 season for the Spurs.  Tony Parker and Tim Duncan tried to stop Blake Griffin and the Clippers. What an amazing 15 year run for San Antonio. (photo USA TODAY Sports  Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

  It wasn’t supposed to end like this.  They were up 3-1.  They almost had them in Game 6.  They almost made it to their first Conference Finals.  They were the Los Angeles Clippers and they choke. One can look at the dispatching of the Spurs as youth and speed getting the best of old […]

Three Coaches to Watch

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              The NBA playoffs are far from over, but it is never too early to look at some coaches who are on the market or soon to be on the market.   Tom Thibodeau Why put a coach on this list who is under contract for two more years and just lost in the […]

End of the Road?

The San Antonio Spurs lost game 7 111-109 in Los Angeles to end the 2014-15 season for the Spurs.  Tony Parker and Tim Duncan tried to stop Blake Griffin and the Clippers. What an amazing 15 year run for San Antonio. (photo USA TODAY Sports  Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

  The sun rises the east and it sets in the west.  The San Antonio Spurs just might have seen the final game of the Fantastic Trio known as Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli and Tony Parker.  The loss to the Clippers in Game 7 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs exposed the Spurs.  […]

Now: ROUND 2

NBA: Playoffs-New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors

  As the first round of the NBA playoffs begin to come to a close, the contenders have begun to separate themselves from the pretenders. The first round of the playoffs have been predictable where the favorites, with the exception of 3 teams still playing, have advanced to the 2nd round.  Already advancing are Cleveland, […]

The Great Debate: NBA MVP?

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots the ball as Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) defends during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena.  (USA TODAY Sports /  Mark D. Smith)

The Great Debate: NBA MVP? Stephen Curry, James Harden or Russell Westbrook… What do you think?

New Faces, New Places

Bobby Hurley speaks at a press conference after the game in the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena. West Virginia won 68-62. (photo USA TODAY Sports / Joe Maiorana)

The end of the college basketball season has brought with it a change of scenery for several college coaches and one former NBA coach.  Now is the time to look at some of these new hires as well as one coach who decided not to change addresses. Gregg Marshall, Wichita State: Probably the best recruiting […]

Extension for USF’s Fernandez

NCAA Womens Basketball: NCAA Tournament-2nd Round- Louisville vs USF

University of South Florida Extends Jose Fernandez’s Contract Through 2021 

Fernandez has led program to 11 post-season appearances in past 12 years.

 

And the Title Goes to…

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Will Mayhall breaks down who the next NCAA basketball Champ will be…