Browsing 2011-2012 nba season

Russell Westbrook Destroys Asik as Thunder Destroy Bulls

Posted on 2 Apr, 2012, by in Basketball

Russell Westbrook enjoyed not having Derrick Rose face him, just as the Oklahoma City Thunder in general enjoyed playing the Chicago Bulls without their best player. More than anything, Westbrook probably enjoyed posterizing Omer Asik in one of the most impressive dunks of the season, as the Thunder notched an equally impressive win, showing they are currently the number one team in the NBA. More

The Curious Case of Kobe Bryant

Posted on 1 Apr, 2012, by in Basketball

Kobe Bryant has a short memory, like all great players. He missed his first 15 shots of the game. He finished with an awful 3-21 from the field, which isn’t that surprising considering what we’ve seen this season. It had to happen at some point. But some things don’t change, and Bryant woke up at the right time, hitting the go ahead three pointer as the Lakers beat the Hornets 88-85. More

Kevin Durant For MVP? Why Not?

Posted on 31 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

Kevin Durant has won the NBA rookie of the year award in 2008, he’s a three time NBA All-Star, two time NBA scoring champion and two time All-NBA first team member. It’s time he adds the MVP award to everything else he’s achieved in the (almost) five season’s he has been in the league with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Seattle Supersonics. More

When Everything Clicks, the Heat are the Best in the NBA

Posted on 30 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

LeBron James didn’t need some super effort to bring the Miami Heat back to their winning ways. Neither did Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. The combination of pretty much everyone playing well and the awful Dallas Mavericks led to the Heat winning 106-85, making it 15 consecutive wins at home. More

Carmelo Anthony Leading the Knicks Better Than Ever

Posted on 29 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

Carmelo Anthony played through the pain, and that’s already a good sign from a guy that had has his effort and will to succeed with the New York Knicks questioned more than once during the season. His 25 points through 26 minutes helped in a 108-86 win over the Orlando Magic, who couldn’t keep up once the first quarter was over. More

Good and Bad From the Kobe Bryant Dictatorship With the Los Angeles Lakers

Posted on 28 Mar, 2012, by in Featured

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, taking him to 29,283 points in his career, all with the Los Angeles Lakers. You said Kobe Bryant? You said records, this time one that belonged to Michael Jordan, as Kobe Bryant became the all-time leading scorer for one franchise. Meaningless to tell you the truth, unlike the Lakers winning 104-101 against the Warriors, Bryant venting some anger at Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum gets the Mike Brown bench treatment. More

Serge Ibaka Rejecting Nicolas Batum for Block of the Season

Posted on 28 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

Serge Ibaka pulled off another impressive stat line in the Thunder’s 109-95 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, finishing with 8 points, 12 rebounds and 6 blocks, the most impressive of those blocked shots coming against Nicolas Batum who was soaring, on his way to finish with an impressive dunk of his own. More

Who Has the Better Big Three – The Oklahoma City Thunder or The Miami Heat

Posted on 27 Mar, 2012, by in Featured

The Thunder beating the Miami Heat sent the Heat into another bad loss against the Indiana Pacers, and the questions regarding their ability to win the NBA title is put into question once again. Having LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh put the Heat immediatly in contender territory for the second straight year. Having Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden? Took some time, but they’re finally there. More

Kobe Bryant Refuses To Make Fourth Quarter Benching an Issue

Posted on 26 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

Kobe Bryant wasn’t happy after the 102-96 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, and just because the Los Angeles Lakers lost the game. Not just because instead of backing the sudden talk of championship material with a win over a good team, the Lakers folded, at home, only their fourth loss of the season. More

Kevin Durant & Thunder Maintain Western Supremacy

Posted on 26 Mar, 2012, by in Basketball

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t the best team in the better NBA conference for nothing. Even with Russell Westbrook not having one of his greatest days, Durant led the Thunder to an impressive 103-87 win over the Miami Heat, who looked lost from the start in their visit to OKC. More