Tag Archives: Western Conference

LEAGUE ALERTS Week 1 NBA Power Rankings

Bucks Clippers Nuggets Lakers 76ers Rockets Jazz Trailblazers Warriors Nets  Celtics Spurs Raptors Pistons Maverick Pacers  Heat Kings Magic Thunder Hawks Pelicans Bulls Timberwolves Knicks Suns Grizzlies Wizards Cavs Hornets

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 2)

Denver Nuggets Western Conference Finals The Denver Nuggets came within just minutes of a Western Conference Finals appearance this past postseason, falling to the Portland Trailblazers 100-96 in a second-round game 7. For a Denver team with an average age of just 24.4 and led by 24 year old Nikola Jokic, their 54-win season came as a surprise to many.

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 1 of 2)

Atlanta Hawks Underrated Young Core This past season Atlanta surprised a lot of people, and it was not because of their ability to win games. Throughout their 29-win season, the Hawks proved to have one of the most talented young cores in the association, which came as a shock to many. Obviously Rookie of the Year runner-up Trae Young is

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Each NBA Team’s All Time Starting 5 : Southwest Division

Rules for these Selections: Players will be placed into positions according to where they played while they were in the NBA. They must have played at least 2 seasons in a position with that team to be considered for a position. Example, players like Kareem and Hakeem will not be placed in the power forward slot just so they can

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The NBA Makes it Official: A coaches’ challenge rule will be implemented for the 2019-2020 season

As is true in any contemporary sport that has become increasingly riddled with stricter rules as the sport has evolved, officiating proves to be one of, if not the most controversial aspect of the NBA today. In recent years, there have been a number of erroneous officiating decisions that have caused public outcries from fans, players, and coaches alike. Last

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The Battle Between The Staples Center…. Which Los Angeles Team Will Win The West And How Will The Western Conference Playoffs Shape Up

The NBA is a crazy place, and that is why we all love it. The trades, signings, the excitement that it brings is something that no other sport can do. The NBA was struck by many things tonight. In Las Vegas, Zion and R.J. were head to head when an earthquake hit in California and quickly got the summer league

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5 Best Landing Spots for Russell Westbrook

“In aftermath of Paul George’s departure, OKC star Russell Westbrook is welcoming to idea of Sam Presti engineering a trade that would bring an end to his illustrious 11-year Thunder tenure.” – per Woj Oklahoma City shocked the basketball world Sunday by trading MVP and DPOY candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-setting number of draft

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Can the Dwight Howard Drama be fake?

Some people are coming to the defense of embattled Washington Wizards big man Dwight Howard amidst all the harassment accusations being hurled at him by alleged former girlfriend Masin Elije. A number of Twitter users have tried to expose Elije for supposedly being a scam artist. According to a user that goes by the handle @TurntMinaj, this is actually not the first time Elije

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Stephen A. Smith Disagrees Lebron Choked Against The San Antonio Spurs

In the aftermath of the highly entertaining Lakers-Spurs game Monday night at the Staples Center, many fans and analysts find themselves questioning “The Chosen One”, once again: “Is Lebron James a clutch performer or a choker?” Lebron missed two free throws with 12.8 seconds left in overtime and went on to miss the potential game winning shot after Patty Mills

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How does anyone make it out of the West?

Just recently, the Denver Nuggets defeated the reigning champions, the one, and only Golden State Warriors. Nuggets’ Gary Harris led the team in scoring, with 28 points, and some clutch offensive and defensive possessions in the late fourth quarter. Before the season had started, the Nuggets placed 10th in the Official Power Rankings compared to the Warriors’ 1st place. Surprisingly,

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