2015/2016 NBA Preview

October 27, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the NBA is back in full swing with three games on tap tonight. Detroit will visit Atlanta, Chicago will play home to Cleveland and the champion Golden State Warriors will welcome the New Orleans Pelicans, in a re-match of last year’s first round match-up in the West.   In the past, I have done two previews-one for the west and one…


2015 NBA Mock Draft

June 24, 2015

Tomorrow is the night that dreams will come true for a number of basketball players who are trying to make the jump to the best basketball league in the world-the NBA.  Throughout the years, we have seen stars, busts, surprises and blockbuster trades-let’s hope this year brings much of the same. 1. Minnesota Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns, C, Kentucky-even though Towns has not received a draft promise from the T-Wolves, I…


Ogi’s 2011 NBA playoff predictions

April 14, 2011

  Match up Amount of games Winner Western Conference 1st Round (1)San Antonio vs (8)Memphis 6 (1)San Antonio (4)Oklahoma City vs (5)Denver 6 (4)Oklahoma City (3)Dallas vs (6)Portland 5 (3)Dallas (2)Los Angeles vs (7)New Orleans 4 (2)Los Angeles Western Conference Semi Finals (1)San Antonio vs (4)Oklahoma City 7 (4)Oklahoma City (2)Los Angeles vs (3)Dallas 7 (3)Dallas Western Conference Finals (3)Dallas vs (4)Oklahoma City 6 (3)Dallas Match up Amount of games…


Draft options…

April 6, 2011

With the Raptors disappointing season coming to an end, I will be taking a look at who the Raptors may think of drafting, in the upcoming June draft. Harrison Barnes-North Carolina The first guy the Raptors should be looking at is University of North Carolina’s, Harrison Barnes.  Barnes started off his freshmen season very slow, only averaging 11.1 points per game in his first 9 games of the season.  As…


Toronto Raptors- Player Grades

March 16, 2011

With the disappointing season that the Toronto Raptors are having, I decided to take a look at what the players have/ have not done this year. Alex Ajinca-Has only seen garbage time minutes since coming over from the Dallas Mavericks. Grade: N/A Solomon Alabi-He’s in the same boat as Ajinca, has seen minimal minutes this season playing behind: Bargnani, Evans, Davis and Johnson. Grade: N/A Leandro Barbosa-When healthy, Barbosa has…


Eastern Conference Final Standings and Playoff Predictions

March 3, 2011

Here is what I think the East Standings will look like at seasons end: 1 Miami 2 Boston 3 Chicago 4 Orlando 5 Atlanta 6 Philadelphia 7 New York 8 Indiana  EAST FIRST ROUND (1)Miami Heat vs. (8)Indiana Pacers Notes: Miami will get their act together come playoff time, but look for the surging Pacers to give them a fight. Prediction-Miami in 6 (2)Boston Celtics vs. (7)New York Knicks Notes:…


New York is pretty…Melo

February 23, 2011

Carmelo Anthony, and fellow Knicks teammate Amar’e Stoudemire Now that we’ve all had some time to get over the Melo hangover, I’m going to try to break it down and see who got the better deal. New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony: A bonified star in the NBA, who can put up 25 points on any given night.  He is a guy who is not known as someone who cannot make…