Tag: James Harden

  • 10 Youngest Teams in the NBA

    10 Youngest Teams in the NBA

    So what’s better to have when you’re trying to win an NBA title – Youth or Experience? Probably, almost universally speaking, experience. Talent is the actual deciding factor, but teams filled with young stuff are usually in some sort of rebuild mode. The Oklahoma City Thunder, with their three stars all under 24 at the moment, are the exception, and probably a bit of a fluke in how they came together.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder – Changes Needed to Beat the Miami Heat

    If you’d have to pick, right now, two NBA teams that are going to reach the 2013 NBA Finals, it would probably be the Oklahoma City Thunder from the West and the Miami Heat from the East. While the Thunder should run into a bit more opposition from the Lakers than they did last year but at the moment, most signs point to a repeat of the recent finals series.

  • London 2012 – Next USA Dream Team Ready for Olympic Games

    After so many injuries to players from the 2008 Redeem team and for others projected to be among the final 12 player going to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the 12-man roster of the United States men’s basketball team is ready, with five players (LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony) from the gold medal winning team four years ago.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder – What’s Next?

    A few days to sleep on how they lost the NBA Finals, and that’s it. Summer Olympics for some, with Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden all in the running for a spot on the final roster. Serge Ibaka will be there too, with Spain. Afterwards, it’s time for the beginning of another chase – That NBA title that got away from them somehow.

  • 2012 NBA Finals – Game 5 Predictions

    Despite being 1-3 down, something no team has ever come back from in the 2-3-2 era, the Oklahoma City Thunder know it’s still open. They’ve lost the three games by a total of 16 points, meaning a play here and a stop there would mean at least one more win. The problem is figuring out LeBron James and the team the Miami Heat have suddenly become.

  • Thunder Losing to the Heat in Adjustments Battle

    It seems like the Oklahoma City Thunder are just regressing with every passing game. Scott Brooks finds it harder and harder to explain why his team threw another game. The Miami Heat keep on moving forward with the same game plan, with more and more guys stepping up each time. Erik Spoelstra, definitely on the hot seat in these playoffs, is a big part of why LeBron James is one win away from his first NBA Title.

  • 2012 NBA Finals – Game 4 Predictions

    The situation? Oddly familiar. The Miami Heat went into Game 4 last year with a 2-1 lead as well. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost two straight games in the Western Conference Finals before making a sweeping comeback. But LeBron James is a different player than he was a year ago, the Miami Heat a different team.

  • 2012 NBA Finals – Game 3 Predictions

    Now it’s the Oklahoma City Thunder’s turn to step up. For Scott Brooks to show he’s learned from the rights and wrongs of the first two games. For Russell Westbrook to play past all the criticism and demands to change his ways. For LeBron James and the Miami Heat to protect their home.

  • 2012 NBA Finals Prediction (Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder)

    Yesterday, we tried to take the of LeBron James and the third time lucky notion, trying to create a foreshadowing that leads to the Miami Heat winning the NBA title; LeBron picking up his first title ring. But the number 3 works for Kevin Durant as well – Winning the scoring title for the third time, and into his third playoff run with the Thunder.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder, The Next Western Conference Dynasty?

    When the NBA Finals begin on June 12, it’ll be the first time since 1998 that a team not called the Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers or San Antonio Spurs will represent the Western Conference. The Oklahoma City Thunder, it seems, are planning on more than one trip in the foreseeable future.