Kevin Durant’s Legacy

Earlier this week, the Golden State Warriors closed out LeBron James and the Cavs in five games to win the their second NBA title in the past three years. For a few Warriors it was their first title. Longtime vet David West won his first title, NBA clown Javale McGee now has a ring, but…

Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James

Okay…. So, the Golden State Warriors are up 3-0 on the Cleveland Cavaliers with Friday night potentially being the last game of the season. A few factors have gotten us to this point: The Cavs supporting cast has been non-existent (besides Kyrie) Steph Curry is redeeming himself for last year’s Finals. Draymond Green is keeping…

Cavs, Warriors, and The Hype of The 2017 NBA Finals

Roughly a year ago, we watched one of the best NBA Finals comebacks as LeBron and the Cavaliers pulled off the impossible to bring the title back to Cleveland. From the moment Kyrie hit the contested dagger in Game 7, the Warriors have been plotting their revenge. Also, ever since that game we have even…

Brandon Roy: What Could Have Been?

Kobe Bryant doesn’t openly hail praise to players in the league. Those players have to earn the respect from one of the greatest assassins of all-time. Early in his career, Brandon Roy was one the guys that Bryant commended greatly. ā€œRoy 365 days, seven days a week. Roy has no weaknesses in his game.ā€ –…

Rebecca Lobo Named to Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Rebecca Lobo grew up just a mere 15 miles away from the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Southwick, Massachusetts. Lobo was named a part of the Induction Class of 2017 this monthĀ in Phoenix at the Men’s Final Four. Ā Even though she grew up so close to the Hall, basketball has brought her all around…

Ray Allen: A Shooter’s Work Ethic

Have you ever scrolled aimlessly through Facebook videos and just found yourself deep into something that you never expected? The other night I was a victim of this and I wasn’t mad at all. I had stumbled upon the video below of Ray Allen and his work ethic: This reenergized my love for the NBA’s…

ESPN 30 for 30: One and Not Done

What is the basketball world’s opinion of Coach John Calipari? The reactions you would get are mixed. Some love him and others loathe him. The newest episode of ESPN’s 30 for 30Ā documentary series,Ā which premieres tonight at 9pm, is a profile of Cal. The film is titled “One and Not Done” and filmmaker Jonathan Hock puts…

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame’s Newest Class

This year’s class was announced at the Final Four earlier this month. This class includes some variety from the all-time winningest boy’s high school coach to one of the best guards to ever play in the NBA. John Delova, who is the CEO of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, said that they selected these…

Paul Pierce: Evaluating The Truth

Paul Pierce lined up a top of the key jump shot in the TD Garden as time expired. And the roof almost popped off the Garden. We’ve seen Pierce do this countless times as a Celtic in big games. When he did it for his final time, he was a Clipper. Since leaving the team…

Derrick Rose: What Could Have Been?

First season: Rookie of the Year Second season: 1st All Star selection Third season: Captures MVP at the age of 22 This was the beginning of Derrick Rose’s career in Chicago. Based on these achievements, he was on pace to be one of the best point guards ever. Rose had the basketball world salivating from…

2017 Hall of Fame class: Ben Wallace

In 2004-05, Ben Wallace was an undersized force in the paint that opposing guards feared. He was a staple of the greatest Detroit Pistons team since the Bad Boys. He was accompanied by Rasheed Wallace, Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince, and of course, Chauncey Billups. He is currently on the nominee list for the Hall of…

What did Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game look like?

I have been a basketball fan my entire life and I have the honor to experience some of the greatest scoring performances in the game. I watched Kobe’s 81 against Toronto and that was memorizing. Then, as a Celtics fan, I have seen Lebron score in the 50s several times. And even today, I have…