The Phoenix Suns advanced to NBA Finals for first time since 1993, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. The Suns are the first team to reach a Finals after a 10-season playoff drought. During the run in 1993, the Suns were led...
Nobody gave them a chance, but don't tell that to the Atlanta Hawks. The fifth-seeded Hawks went on the road and defeated the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers, 103-96, in Game 7 on their Eastern Conference semifinals series on Sunday. With the win, the Hawks will play Milwaukee – winners over Brooklyn in...
It was a comeback for the ages. The Los Angeles Clippers erased a 25-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Utah Jazz 131-119 in Game 6 Friday night. With the win, the Clippers took the series 4-2,  winning four consecutive games in the process and advanced to their...
A Game 7 thriller, the NBA's first do-or-die game to go to overtime in 15 years, came down to the final shot. Luckily for Milwaukee, Kevin Durant's shot came up short as the third-seeded Bucks held on for a thrilling 115-111 road victory over the second-seeded Nets. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40...
The Utah Jazz jumped out to a 20-point lead in the first quarter and didn't look back as the Jazz rolled to a 126-110 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Wednesday. With the win, the Jazz advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs...
In a new special series, I’ll be ranking each major professional sports franchise (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, WNBA, and NWSL) in each of the states with at least two teams. The teams will be ranked by the amount of success they’ve had in their current market, not accounting for...
The NBA Draft always brings plenty of surprises and this year was no different — especially during a global pandemic. Despite players checking in from home and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on the stage by himself, it didn't stop the madness of draft night with plenty of surprising picks and...
All-Time Lakers Lineup
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion and the NBA Finals near the finish line, I thought I’d take a look at each of the teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team...
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
Charlotte Hornets
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
With the 2019-20 just around the corner with preseason action underway, I thought I’d take a look at each of the 30 NBA teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during...
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With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
With the NBA Playoffs nearing their conclusion with the Conference Finals underway, I thought I'd take a look at each of the teams' all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise's history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during each...
Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of talk among NBA players about whether or not they should resume the 2019-20 season. Several factors at play include, COVID-19, the rules and restrictions that come with playing in the NBA's bubble at Walt Disney World, as...
Jerry Sloan, who spent a majority of his coaching career with the Utah Jazz, passed away on Friday. He was 78 years old. The Hall of Fame basketball coach died from complications from Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia, which he had revealed diagnoses for in April 2016. “Jerry Sloan will...
With the 2019-20 just around the corner with preseason action underway, I thought I’d take a look at each of the 30 NBA teams’ all-time starting lineups. Highlighting the top players in each franchise’s history, the all-time lineup was created using players individual accolades as well as team success during...
The NBA has suspended its season indefinitely after two Utah Jazz players tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement, the NBA said it was suspending play until further notice and would use the hiatus to determine the next steps for moving forward. Utah star center Rudy Gobert tested positive...
The Utah Jazz stink. They’re awful. They’re inconsistent. They lack explosive offense and clutch defense. They lose to bad teams at home and worse teams on the road. Fans everywhere should be frustrated, upset and ashamed of the way the Jazz are playing. Since the All-Star break, the team is winless,...
What. A. Game! Needing to rally in the fourth quarter, Team LeBron did just that in the 69th NBA All-Star game with a 157-155 victory over Team Giannis inside the United Center. To bring back inspired play and to honor Kobe Bryant, the NBA All-Star moved to a different format. Heading...
The 2020 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest provided quite a controversial finish! With several big names back, including 2008 winner Dwight Howard and runners-up in Aaron Gordon (2016) and Derrick Jones Jr. (2017), it all came down to the final dunk Saturday night. Despite earning a perfect score (50) on one...
With such a stacked field in the 3-point contest, you just knew it would come down to the final shot. And it did! With the seconds counting down, Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield knocked down the last shot to win the 3-point shootout Saturday night. "As a shooter, this is on your...
NBA players, coaches and celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after reports surfaced that he died Sunday afternoon. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among those killed when their  helicopter slammed into a hillside near Malibu in Los Angeles County. News of Bryant's tragic...
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The Utah Jazz are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. Not only have they won 19 of their last 21 games, but the Jazz have also risen to second place in the Western Conference and are tied with the Miami Heat for the third best record in the...
The U.S. men’s basketball team put on a show as Team USA earned a 102-86 exhibition victory against the Australian Boomers on Thursday in front of a 51,218 fans inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. It was the the largest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia. Kemba Walker...
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Rudy Gobert
Who invented the game of basketball? For you sports nerds out there, this standard trivia question is a quick one to answer. However, for those that may not know, the correct answer is none other than Canadian born Dr. James Naismith, or the "Father of Basketball."  If you did a double...
The NBA free agency period has seen hundreds of players switch teams as well as a number of league-altering moves with All-Star players teaming up in NBA's wild-west, free-agent bonanza. The Los Angeles Clippers were the latest winners as they pulled off a stunner when they signed not only Kawhi...
2019 NBA Draft
The NBA Draft always brings plenty of surprises and this year was no different. With the franchise’s first No. 1 pick, the New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson. The former Duke star was named the ACC Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and took home the Wooden Award...
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The NBA Draft is tomorrow and the free agency period is just around the corner, but that didn't stop the Utah Jazz from making one of the biggest offseason moves this summer as the franchise acquired veteran point guard Mike Conley from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Grayson...
Social meda reacts as Toronto Raptors win first nba championship
For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors are NBA Champions! Led by Kyle Lowry's double-double (26 points and 10 assists) as well as 26 points from Pascal Siakam and 22 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors took down the Golden State Warriors, 114-110, at Oracle Arena to...
Toronto Raptors win 2019 NBA Finals
The Toronto Raptors made NBA history Thursday night as the franchise won its first-ever NBA championship with a 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Raptors, making its first-ever NBA Finals appearance spoiled Golden State's run as the Warriors were making their fifth-straight appearance in the...
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