From in-depth analysis and vintage flashbacks, to casual news and previews, our UK-based team has you covered on all things NBA.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men’s professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.
We are currently in one of the strangest parts of the NBA Calendar: the long off-season that feels like a lifetime is coming to an end. Training camps do not quite start yet, draft coverage Has been exhausted, and no free agents of note are left. Because of this, there is almost no news. Hall Of Fame inductions have excited some of my older colleagues, but for many this is a tough period of the year. I was in this boat yesterday, until I saw a potential NBA-related sub-tweet from Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis.Read more
It might be easy, given the events of this summer, to forget that there are two teams located in Los Angeles. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan have all now left the Clippers, and their city rivals have just acquired the best player in basketball, LeBron James. To the naked eye it is the L.A. Lakers who are on the rise, while the Clippers are condemned to remain in their shadow for years to come. However, it appears no one has told them that.Read more
The 2018-19 NBA season is just (or still, dependent on your perspective) two months away. So what better time, as part of your preseason fan prep, is there to start figuring out how you can enjoy the upcoming campaign from right here in the UK.Read more
In this piece, I’m going to discuss what we can learn about Carmelo Anthony’s move to the Houston Rockets. But I’m going to do it in a very particular way. (Buckle up). In the the 1989 cult classic movie Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter played the *most excellent* Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted ‘Theodore’ Logan.Read more
Sam Bowie scored well over five thousand career points in a ten-year NBA career. In 1991/92, Bowie would play in 71 games and average 15 points and eight rebounds per game for the New Jersey Nets. A respectable NBA resumé you might think. But Bowie spent his entire basketball career simply known as the man selected by the Portland Trailblazers ahead of Michael Jordan.Read more
There will be a large portion of young people reading this who will know how it feels to work an internship. Perhaps just as many will be familiar with lesser-paid freelance work. Sometimes, in order to increase your chances of succeeding in the long term, you feel that it’s in your best interest to roll the dice and bet on yourself, even when....Read more
Cleveland have just signed Kevin Love to a four-year, $120 million extension. It is a deal that will pay Love $28.8 million when he is 34-years-old. Meanwhile their rivals only improve. Boston’s and Philadelphia’s young cores continue to grow and Toronto have added Kawhi Leonard. Unless there are unprecedented plans in play then the Cavaliers areRead more
When Woody tore the seam in his arm at the start of Toy Story 2, he was relegated to the shelf in Andy’s bedroom where he meets a forgotten, but former favourite, toy Wheezy. According to Slinky Dog, the penguin’s broken squeaker saw him get “shelved” a long time ago and Andy’s mum had failed to get it repaired, turning him into a useless play thing that gathered dust and lose value. He was destined for the yard sale.Read more
The Hilton Hotel, Athens, boasts breath-taking views of the world-famous Acropolis citadel, home to the Temple of Nike, a monument in honour of the Ancient Greek Goddess of Victory. Whether it be the will of the ancient Gods or some other beautiful synchronicity, journalists from around the world have all converged on the capital ofRead more
Tim Duncan’s picture still sits on the mantelpiece like a dearly departed relative. Tony Parker is cashin’ dem cheques for as long as possible elsewhere. Manu Ginobli may as well not come back. Even Danny Green was thrown into the Kawhi Leonard trade that saw DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl, plus a first round draftRead more