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Can a Kentucky-Only Team Win the NBA Championship?

Posted on 20 Nov, 2016, by in College Basketball, NBA

There’s no doubt the most dominant power in college basketball when it comes to delivering NBA-ready players is Kentucky. With 26 active players in the league, and 31 signed by NBA teams since John Calipari took over the program, one has to wonder if a Kentucky-only team is good enough to win a championship. More

Longest Title Droughts in NBA History

Posted on 17 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

The Golden State Warriors won an NBA Championship after waiting 40 years. But there are even longer droughts between titles or since the last one for NBA franchises, among them the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks, leading a group of teams that are waiting for over a generation, or had to wait between trophy lifts, to taste an NBA championship. More

Kevin Durant Can’t Wait to Get His First MVP Award

Posted on 15 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

This is the year Kevin Durant transforms from being a perennial number two into the best. The Oklahoma City Thunder look at the moment like the best team in the NBA, and for the first time after a few frustrating second-place finishes in the voting process, the regular season MVP award seems to be heading his way. More

New York Knicks First Option For Carmelo Anthony But Not the Only One

Posted on 15 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

All the talk from other people about Carmelo Anthony winning an NBA championship has made him think and choose his words carefully. Yes, he wants to stay with the New York Knicks and is even willing to take a salary cut in order to make it work, but he admits it will only happen if he sees a clear plan to win an NBA title. More

Miami Heat & LeBron James: Getting The Elusive Three-Peat

Posted on 17 Sep, 2013, by in NBA

Only five times have we seen a three-peat achieved in NBA history, and only three franchises have been able to do it. It radiates immortality, but is one of the most difficult feats to accomplish. While this Miami Heat team and within it LeBron James have proven everything expected of them, joining the few that have won three championships in a row will truly give them a legendary status. More

On Kobe Bryant and the Sixth NBA Title Ring That Will Never Happen

Posted on 13 Aug, 2013, by in NBA

It’s been one long promotional tour, parallel with his rehab, for Kobe Bryant this offseason. Coming back from his Achilles Tendon tear, and convincing everyone that he’s going to be back to his form from last season, and that it’s too soon to count out the Los Angeles Lakers, with the sixth championship ring the only thing on his mind. More

Carmelo Anthony – Can’t Win the Championship He Wants to Bring the New York Knicks

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in NBA

It’s hard watching three of your draft-classmates winning NBA titles while you’re left behind. Carmelo Anthony feels his window of winning a championship his closing, but on the New York Knicks, and as a number one player, it’s not going to happen. More

LeBron James – Road to the Second Ring

Posted on 25 Jun, 2013, by in NBA

Four phases in the 2012-2013 NBA season stand out more than anything else for LeBron James leading the Miami Heat to a second consecutive championship, on the way adding more MVPs, accolades and legacy foundations for himself. More

Miami Heat – Why They Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Title

Posted on 15 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Best record in the NBA? The Miami have got it. Best player in the NBA? LeBron James is playing for the NBA champions, and seems to be getting better every year and each season. So why shouldn’t the current title holders repeat in 2013? Because they’re too good in the regular season, always a sign for bad things to come when we’re talking about the Heat. More