Everyone has to chip in with Kawhi Leonard out

May 16, 2017

The San Antonio Spurs face a tough task tonight as they will be without star small forward Kawhi Leonard, who suffered an injury to his ankle in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. What seemed to be an improbable task even with Leonard in the line-up, beating the Golden State Warriors, will be that much tougher tonight as the two teams square off once again.    …


Draymond can recite names of players taken ahead of him in draft

May 20, 2016

Draymond Green has a championship ring and an All-Star berth as one of the Golden State Warriors‘ key players. He also carries a huge chip on his shoulder, as he wasn’t taken until the 35th pick of the 2012 NBA draft. Green is so driven by the draft snub that he can recite the names of each player taken before him from memory, according to a story in The Mercury News:…


Western preview: can the Rockets surprise the Warriors?

April 15, 2016

If you judge by what we have seen in the regular season, you would think that Golden State is the favourite to win it all in back-to-back seasons. Do not rule out San Antonio and Oklahoma City as both teams have something to prove.   Here are the previews for the west   (1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) Houston Rockets We know about Golden State’s wins record this season,…


Six takeaways from the NBA season thus far

December 21, 2014

G-State has gotten off to a blazin’ start We are the point in the NBA season where we can start separating the pretenders from contenders.  By now most teams know what their strengths and weaknesses are.  The Mavericks added one of the premier point guards in the league, Rajon Rondo to their roster and most people already see them make a deep playoff run into late May.  For some teams…