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Steve Nash

10 Oldest NBA Players Heading Into the 2014-2015 Season

Posted on 23 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball, Featured

A new NBA season begins with five new faces on the list of the 10 oldest players in the league, joining those who are quite used to this distinction of being elderly – Vince Carter, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Andre Miller and Steve Nash. More

Jeremy Lin

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin & Julius Randle Will be Very Fun to Watch

Posted on 23 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

The Los Angeles Lakers beating the Portland Trail Blazers in a preseason game doesn’t say anything about the usefulness of Kobe Bryant in the setup, but it did provide another example of just how good it is for them to have Jeremy Lin on the floor, especially when teaming him up with Julius Randle at the same time. More

Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors – Misleadingly Good in the Preseason

Posted on 22 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

Without Chris Paul and Blake Griffin on the floor, there was nothing surprising about seeing the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 125-107 in a preseason game, led by Stephen Curry, completing four-for-four in preseason games against teams from the city of angels. More

Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Can Help Kobe Bryant in the Fourth

Posted on 22 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

If it wasn’t for Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant wouldn’t have an opportunity to grab some headlines and take over in the end of the fourth quarter as the Los Angeles Lakers lost another preseason game, this time 114-108 in overtime to the Phoenix Suns. More

Heat beat Rockets

Heat Over Rockets – Only the Stars Show Up

Posted on 22 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

The NBA preseason is often a time for lesser known players and guys fighting for a place in the league to shine, but it was mostly about the stars of the Houston Rockets and the Miami Heat, James Harden & Dwight Howard on one side, Dwyane Wade & Chris Bosh on the other, as the two teams clashed in Miami. More

Russell Westbrook

Oklahoma City Thunder – Russell Westbrook Will Struggle Without Kevin Durant

Posted on 22 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

It’s always difficult to decide just how much the preseason means. With the Oklahoma City Thunder, it’s less about their record and more about how badly they’ve been playing without Kevin Durant, as taking more shots by Russell Westbrook hasn’t really been helping make up for the MVP’s absence. More

Cavaliers beat Bulls

Cavaliers Over Bulls – Derrick Rose vs Kyrie Irving Is Preseason Magic

Posted on 21 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

They didn’t go head to head during the entire game, but both Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving put on quite the show in what is probably something of a prelude to the main attraction this season in the Eastern Conference: The Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers fighting to win the top spot in the conference and eventually make the NBA finals. More

Jeremy Lin

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Becomes More Crucial With Every Injury

Posted on 19 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

The season hasn’t even begun and the Los Angeles Lakers are once again full to the brim with injuries. Jeremy Lin is part of that epidemic, but nothing too serious, unlike Steve Nash, the supposed starting point guard, who has been held back with different infliction since he joined the team. More

Carmelo Anthony

On Carmelo Anthony, the Triangle Offense and the Scorpion Fable

Posted on 19 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

The New York Knicks are never short of hope heading into a new season. There’s never talk of tanking or building. It’s always about winning and success. Carmelo Anthony feels a change is coming. The triangle offense makes him optimistic about changing as a player, but someone might have to tell him about The Scorpion and the Frog and what it means. More

Heat beat Spurs

Miami Heat – Shabazz Napier Wasn’t Such a Bad Pick After All

Posted on 19 Oct, 2014, by in Basketball

Just a preseason game, but when it’s a rematch between the teams of the last two NBA finals, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, there’s always something extra to it, with Shabazz Napier impressive in a 111-108 win for the Heat. More