As long as I have been watching the NBA, I have been a New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets fan. Yes, those Nets. The team that has had a cumulative .447 winning percentage since the 2003-2004 season, the year I started following them. However, this is also the franchise that was purchased by[Read More…]
10 Things: NBA All-Star weekend
1) Michael Jordan’s freeze-out All-Star game The All-Star game is the stage where the best players in the world get to showcase their talent, but the great Michael Jordan barely got to touch the ball in his first appearance. According to NBA lore, point guard Isiah Thomas ‘froze-out’ Jordan in[Read More…]
Behind the bench: Canadian uprising
Although Canada is known for producing hockey players and winter sport athletes, it may come as a surprise to some that the great white North is responsible for producing some extraordinary NBA talent in recent years. This influx of Canadian talent stems firstly from the influx of young Canadian basketball[Read More…]
Changing the game: NBA Conferences
Although the NBA has a lot of things going right for it at the moment, years of disparity between the Western and Eastern Conference have caused many to wonder if some change in conference structure is needed. This gap has been especially clear this season, with Western Conference teams winning[Read More…]
Behind the Bench: Happy days in the NBA
The fabric of a league rarely differs all that much on opening night from what it was the year before.
Raptors match pre-season win record in Montreal
After a two-year hiatus, Canada’s team returned to the Bell Centre to play an exhibition game against the New York Knicks in Montreal this past Friday, Oct. 24.