Bulls go for sixth straight win

Remember that 1-3 start to the season for Chicago? Well, it seems that the Bulls have moved past that slow start. Now winners of five straight games—including a 110-94 victory over Indiana on Saturday that gave the Pacers their first loss—the Bulls have slid into second place in the Central Division and third place in the Eastern Conference. While Derrick Rose had his best game … Continue reading Bulls go for sixth straight win

Spurs hold best record in Western Conference

We’ve heard this story before. Year after year, the aging of the Spurs’ roster is questioned on whether they can put together another successful season. Although it seems evident that the Spurs’ roster–which is the fifth oldest in the NBA, and includes a 37-year old Tim Duncan, a 36-year old Manu Ginobli, and a 31-year old Tony Parker–will catch up to them sooner rather than … Continue reading Spurs hold best record in Western Conference

#TheReturn of D Rose

The 2011-12 NBA playoffs was one in which the Chicago Bulls were viewed as a threat to dethrone the reigning Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat. In a shortened 66-game season plagued by the NBA lockout, the Bulls held the East’s top spot at 50-16, four games ahead of second-place Miami. The Bulls were just as good on the road (24-9) as they were at home … Continue reading #TheReturn of D Rose

2013-14 Season Preview: Utah Jazz

LAST SEASON: (43-39), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Jamaal Tinsley (until Trey Burke’s return), Gordon Hayward F – Richard Jefferson, Derrick Favors C – Enes Kanter 6TH MAN: Marvin Williams KEY ADDITIONS: Richard Jefferson, Trey Burke, Andris Biederins, Brandon Rush, Jamaal Tinsley KEY LOSSES: Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Mo Williams, Randy Foye FORECAST: During Tyrone Corbin’s second full season as head coach, the … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Utah Jazz

2013-14 Season Preview: Washington Wizards

LAST SEASON: (29-53), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – John Wall, Bradley Beal F – Nene Hilario, Martell Webster C – Emeka Okafor 6TH MAN: Jordan Crawford KEY ADDITIONS: Eric Maynor, Al Harrington, Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr. KEY LOSSES: Shaun Livingston, A.J. Price FORECAST: While the Wizards didn’t make any huge transactions in the offseason, the team left no questions as to who the future is. Coming … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Washington Wizards

2013-14 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

LAST SEASON: (44-38), Lost in Eastern Conference First Round PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Jeff Teague, John Jenkins F – Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver C – Al Horford 6TH MAN: Louis Williams KEY ADDITIONS: Paul Millsap, Elton Brand KEY LOSSES: Josh Smith, Zaza Pachulia, Devin Harris, DeShawn Stevenson FORECAST: Josh Smith is out, and Millsap, a former Utah Jazz forward, is plugged into the middle for … Continue reading 2013-14 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

2013-14 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

LAST SEASON: (38-44), Lost in Eastern Conference First Round PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Brandon Knight, O.J. Mayo F –  Ersan Ilyasova, Carlos Delfino C – Larry Sanders 6TH MAN: Gary Neal, Luke Ridnour KEY ADDITIONS: O.J. Mayo, Brandon Knight, Gary Neal, Luke Ridnour, Carlos Delfino, Giannis Antetokounmpo KEY LOSSES: Brandon Jennings, Monta Ellis, J.J. Reddick, Mike Dunleavy, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Samuel Dalembert FORECAST: Neither  Jennings nor … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

2013-14 Season Preview: Chicago Bulls

LAST SEASON: (45-37), Lost in Eastern Conference Semifinals PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler F – Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer C – Joakim Noah 6TH MAN: Taj Gibson, Mike Dunleavy KEY ADDITIONS: Mike Dunleavy, Tony Snell KEY LOSSES: Nate Robinson, Richard Hamilton, Marco Belinelli FORECAST: All eyes in the city of Chicago will be on Derrick Rose. After a season in which the former MVP failed to take the court … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Chicago Bulls

2013-14 Season Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

LAST SEASON: (34-48), Failed to make NBA Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Evan Turner, Michael Carter-Williams F – Thaddeus Young, Lavoy Allen C – Spencer Hawes 6TH MAN: Jason Richardson KEY ADDITIONS: Nerlens Noel, Michael Carter-Williams, Royce White, Darius Morris KEY LOSSES:  Jrue Holiday, Nick Young, Dorell Wright, Royal Ivey FORECAST: Philadelphia will enter the 2013-14 season with a roster vastly different from a year ago. The team’s lone All-Star … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

2013-14 Season Preview: Brooklyn Nets

LAST SEASON: (49-33), Lost in the First Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Deron Williams, Joe Johnson F – Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett C – Brook Lopez 6TH MAN: Jason Terry KEY ADDITIONS: Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, Andrei Kirilenko KEY LOSSES:  Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, MarShon Brooks, C.J. Watson, Jerry Stackhouse FORECAST: The Brooklyn Nets made one of the biggest splashes during the NBA’s offseason period, bolstering … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Brooklyn Nets