January 21, 2017

NBA

Here’s how much NBA referees are paid per game and their annual salary 2016/12/18 7:16 pm

Here’s how much NBA referees are paid per game and their annual salary

With the league’s reach continually expanding internationally into Europe, Asia and Africa, soaring sponsorship, TV deals and merchandise licensing worth billions of dollars the NBA’s brand and popularity is at an all-time high. For the first time in the league’s history, the average value of an NBA team is worth $1.25 billion. On top of all that, the new collective bargaining agreement...

Is the 1998 Eastern Conference All-Star roster the worst of all-time? 2016/12/15 8:36 am

Is the 1998 Eastern Conference All-Star roster the worst of all-time?

As I scrolled through my social media newsfeed, I came across a spammy clickbait post with the above team photo for the 1998 all-stars repping the Eastern Conference. The 1998 NBA All-Star Game was to be the last all-star game before Jordan’s second retirement from the NBA. No offense to Antoine Walker, Jayson Williams, Glen Rice and Steve Smith, but wow, the 1998 Eastern Conference All...

Is 2016-17 finally the season that the Toronto Raptors break through Lebron? 2016/12/12 4:33 pm

Is 2016-17 finally the season that the Toronto Raptors break through Lebron?

No one is surprises to see the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers get off to impressive starts to the 2016-17 NBA season. Both fans and pundits are in agreement that the two current conference leaders will likely do battle in the NBA Finals in 2017 for the third season running. adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-k9jd"); google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8421471505158240"; adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-k9jd"); adWidth...

NBA Predictions: Who’ll win the 2016-17 NBA title and postseason honors? 2016/11/21 9:09 am

NBA Predictions: Who’ll win the 2016-17 NBA title and postseason honors?

The 2016-17 NBA season is a few weeks old and the storylines provide for one of the more interesting seasons in the last decade. A lot of the stories signal a changing of the guard. With Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant retiring, the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA will never be the same. Kevin Durant divisive decision to go to the Warriors isn’t just one story, it’s...

With unrealistic expectations, expect Golden State to be a relative disappointment in 2016-17 2016/11/01 12:30 pm

With unrealistic expectations, expect Golden State to be a relative disappointment in 2016-17

The NBA 2015-16 season may well go down in the record books as the most comfortable season for the Golden State Warriors since records began. They won their conference by 6 games and their Division by an impressive 20 games. adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-o1E0"); google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8421471505158240"; adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-o1E0"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if...

The history behind why Las Vegas doesn’t have a professional sports team 2016/10/17 9:45 pm

The history behind why Las Vegas doesn’t have a professional sports team

With all of the recent talk about the Oakland Raiders potentially moving to play in Las Vegas in a few years, many fans are curious on the history of why Las Vegas doesn’t yet have a pro sports team. The answer is twofold why the four major professional sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL) in the United States or America have shunned the popular vacation spot. The primary reason is the concern...

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